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Port of Mostyn new base for installation of wind turbines

The announcement means a further 120 jobs for the area Credit: ITV News Wales

It has just been confirmed that the Port of Mostyn will be the base for the installation of the turbines for the Gwynt y Mor offshore wind farm.

This will bring another 120 jobs on top of the 100 already announced last year, when the port won the maintenance contract for the three wind farms in Liverpool Bay.

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Victory for windfarm opponents

Powys Council turns down windfarm applications Credit: ITV News Wales

Powys County Council's Cabinet has rejected two applications for large-scale windfarm developments in Mid Wales. Protesters against the controversial plans attended the meeting in Llandrindod Wells on Tuesday.

The decision over major energy projects will ultimately be made by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

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