UK: East Riding of Yorkshire Council OK’s Dogger Bank
Dogger Bank Creyke Beck offshore wind energy development proposals have received the green light from East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
The Council voted unanimously, after the recommendation from the Director of Planning and Economic Regeneration’s report, for the proposal to connect the potential 2.4 GW offshore wind development to the grid at an existing substation at Creyke Beck, near Cottingham.
This capacity is enough to power around 1.8 million British homes.
Forewind expects that the construction of two 1.2GW projects will start in 2017.
Offshore WIND staff, December 3, 2013; Image: forewind