In an interview with Martin Shipton of Nation.Cymru, Bute Energy – and its subsidiary company Green GEN Towy Usk – has reaffirmed its intention to build power lines overground. This is despite facing significant opposition to its plans from local people concerned about the visual impact of erecting pylons from Radnor Forest to near Carmarthen, as well as from organisations like the countryside charity CPRW. It also contradicts the Welsh Government’s preference for putting them underground. The company has, however, said that there are elements of the route that could be undergrounded “for a range of technical or visual impact reasons”.

The full interview can be read here:

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