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Protestors have condemned a plan that puts a small Mid Wales village at the centre of a hugely controversial scheme to connect wind farms to the National Grid.
Today National Grid said they wanted to build a new electricity substation at Cefn Coch, West of Welshpool, with a chain of pylons stretching from there into England.
But protest groups have attacked the proposal as a "travesty".
Rob Osborne was at the village with over 300 protestors.
Details have been published of how a planned windfarm would be connected to the National Grid using scores of pylons across the Mid Wales countryside.
Cefn Coch in Powys has been named as the preferred site for National Grid's substation to convert the wind generated into electricity.
The plans are proving highly controversial, but National Grid says the preferred route has been picked after extensive consultation with local communities.
Rob Osborne reports from Cefn Coch where some locals are angry about the plans.
The village of Cefn Coch has been named as the preferred site for an electricity substation in Mid Wales.
A meeting was held in Welshpool today, where the National Grid made the announcement.
The plans could see the hub linked by more than 100 high voltage pylons.
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Montgomeryshire Against Pylons have described the decision as a "travesty".
National Grid will today unveil its plans for the Mid Wales windfarm connection, including the proposed location of its substation.