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First Minister Mark Drakeford has officially opened EDF Renewables UK’s newest office in Cardiff, which will support the company’s ambitious growth plans in Wales.

The office opening signifies the company’s continued investment in Wales and to employing a skilled local workforce. The facility, located in the heart of the Welsh capital, will serve as EDF Renewables UK’s central base in South Wales. The office has space for between 10 -15 desks and the potential for additional work stations as the business grows. This is in addition to EDF Renewables existing Service Centre in Aberystwyth which supports the operation of Cemmaes and Llangwyryfon Onshore Wind Farms.

EDF Renewables UK has a significant development pipeline which represents a combined total installed capacity of 2GW of onshore and offshore wind, solar and battery. 

CEO of EDF Renewables UK, Matthieu Hue said:

“Wales has the potential to be a world leader in renewable energy generation and we are absolutely committed to playing a significant role in helping develop Wales’ energy potential whilst maximising the long term local benefits.

“We are developing all renewable technologies here in Wales. The construction of our £60 million Porth Wen Solar Farm in North Wales is well underway and we have exciting plans for Garn Fach, an 85MW Wind Farm in Powys, and Hirfynydd, a 100MW Renewable Energy Park in Neath Port Talbot including onshore wind, solar and battery as well as two solar projects. We are also progressing plans on our 1GW Gwynt Glas Floating Offshore Wind Farm in the Celtic Sea which has the potential to help transform the region. EDF Renewables UK’s ambitions are aligned with Welsh Government’s climate goals.”


First Minister Mark Drakeford said:

“It is vitally important we maximise the opportunities renewable energy can bring to Wales over the coming decade.

“We need to ensure the roll out of renewables provides long-term economic and social benefits for our communities.

“I am pleased that EDF Renewables UK support of our vision for Wales and its new office in South Wales demonstrates its commitment to Wales.”




About EDF Renewables UK

EDF Renewables UK and Ireland ( is a subsidiary of EDF Group, one of the world’s largest low carbon electricity companies, and our investment and innovation is reducing costs for consumers and bringing significant benefits for communities.


With our operating portfolio of 41 renewable energy sites including battery, solar PV,  onshore and offshore wind (together totalling more than 1 GW) we are providing much needed affordable, low carbon electricity. We have an expanding portfolio with almost 10GW of projects in planning and development, including wind, battery and solar PV.


In Wales, EDF Renewables UK has big ambitions including the Garn Fach Wind Farm in Mid Wales and Hirfynydd Energy Park in South Wales.

Our Welsh team has a wealth of experience in developing, building and operating renewable energy projects in Wales. We are proud to operate Llangwyryfon, our wind farm near Aberystwyth and the Cemmaes wind farm development near Machynlleth as well as building Porth Wen solar project in North Anglesey.


EDF Renewables UK is also partnering with Octo Partners to develop Eirlys Solar Farm in South Wales and with DP Energy to bring forward Gwynt Glas, a floating offshore wind farm in the Celtic Sea with a capacity of up to 1GW.