Windfarm pylon plans

National Grid has announced its plans for the Mid Wales windfarm connection. Details that have been revealed include the proposed area where the substation will be built and the route the connection will take through Powys and Shropshire.

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Powys residents protest over windfarm plans

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.

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