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Economic benefits and key project dates

Energy Island™-related developments are expected to bring a significant boost to our economy during both construction and operational phases. These benefits are already beginning to stack up.

Isle of Anglesey County Council and the North Wales Economic Ambition Board are working hard with the project owners and key stakeholders to ensure that the economic benefits – jobs for local people and work for local businesses – stay within the local and regional area.

At a glance

Draft Summary of Key Economic Benefits*

Development     Estimated investment                Estimated jobs created during constructionEstimated operational jobs 

Land & Lakes

£200 million




£25 million




£20 million



Orthios Eco Parks

£1 billion

800 - 1000


Wylfa Newydd

£10 billion


850 (+700 apprentices before generation)

*this information was last updated October 2016.

Draft Summary of Key Project Dates*

Development     Expected date for construction to start      Expected date for operation to start

Land & Lakes

Late 2017 (part of project)

2018 (part of project)


Now ongoing

Holyhead HQ office now open


May 2016

Nov 2017

Orthios Eco Parks



Wylfa Newydd


First half of 2020s

**this information was prepared in October 2016 and may be subject to change over time as the various Projects enter different lifecycle phases.

What you can do to seize Energy Island-related opportunities;

  • Community Benefit Contributions Strategy

    Anglesey is on the verge of a period of unprecedented positive economic and social change, with several major developments anticipated to take place on the Island over the next decade.

Contact Energy Island Team

Anglesey Business Centre
Bryn Cefni Business Park
Isle of Anglesey
LL77 7XA
Tel: 01248 752431 / 2435
Fax: 01248 752192
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