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  • 21 September 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero has granted development consent to RWE’s Awel y Môr offshore wind project off the North Wales Coast. The application was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate for consideration by Awel y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Limited on 20 April 2022 and accepted for examination on […]

  • 5 December 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Natural Resources Wales has awarded marine licences for RWE’s Awel y Môr offshore wind project off the North Wales Coast. The offshore wind farm, which could power more than half of Wales’ homes, has secured all of its necessary planning approvals with the award of its marine licences from Natural Resources Wales, RWE said. The […]

  • 13 September 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Last month, RWE and its project partners submitted an application for the development consent order (DCO) for the Rampion 2 offshore wind farm in the UK. The Planning Inspectorate accepted the application for examination on 7 September and will start the examination process within three months. Also in this article: The process at the Planning […]

  • 21 September 2023
    Floating Wind, Jobs & Recruitment, Supply Chain, Training & Education

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched the first Fit 4 Offshore Renewables (F4OR) programme in Wales, specifically designed to support local companies bidding for work in the floating offshore wind industry. F4OR Wales programme will be delivered in phases starting in 2024, with an initial cohort of three companies. ORE Catapult is partnering […]

  • 9 November 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has revealed that it is taking steps to enable the generation of up to an additional 4 GW of electricity from several offshore wind projects in development, within the timeframe of the 50 GW 2030 target. This follows requests from the developers of seven offshore wind farm projects who believe additional capacity […]

  • 21 June 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Planning Inspectorate has now sent a recommendation for the Awel y Môr offshore wind farm application to the Secretary of State, a little over a year after RWE applied for development consent and three months after the Inspectorate completed its examination. With the Planning Inspectorate’s report and recommendation now in place, the Secretary […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The RWE-led Awel y Môr offshore wind farm has completed its first offshore geophysical exploratory works with Fugro GB Marine Ltd taking the helm. As part of the development of the Awel y Môr wind farm offshore Wales, studies of the seafloor have to be carried out. These in turn will help inform the final […]

  • 26 May 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Planning Inspectorate has accepted for consideration proposals for the development of the Awel y Môr offshore wind farm, RWE Renewables said. Awel y Môr offshore wind farm includes up to 50 turbines with a maximum tip height of 332 metres and is a sister project to the existing Gwynt y Môr offshore wind […]

  • 29 January 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    RWE has selected the preferred siting of the transmission infrastructure for the Awel y Môr offshore wind project in Wales. Feedback from the consultation exercise held last year, which was visited by over 1,100 local people, as well as information from environmental studies, technical and statutory consultees, contributed to the latest designs. The majority of […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    RWE Renewables has launched a virtual exhibition platform to provide local residents with the opportunity to find out about the proposed Awel y Môr wind farm offshore Whales and to provide their feedback. The platform will be available at the project’s dedicated website until 30 November. RWE Renewables is leading the development of Awel y […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is set to begin geophysical surveys at innogy’s Awel y Môr offshore wind project in the UK. Survey works are expected to commence in mid-June, lasting up to eight weeks, a spokesperson from innogy told Offshore WIND. Three dedicated vessels will map the characteristics of the seabed and subseafloor to assess the conditions around […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Awel y Môr offshore wind farm has secured an Agreement for Lease with the Crown Estate for a 106-square-kilometre seabed area located to the west of the existing Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm. Namely, in February 2017, the Crown Estate invited operators of the existing offshore wind farms in the UK for expressions of […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Stadtwerke München and Siemens Financial Services have joined RWE in developing the Awel y Môr offshore wind farm by acquiring a 30 per cent and 10 per cent stake in the project, respectively. RWE, which now holds 60 per cent share of the project, is leading the development of the offshore wind farm on behalf […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Planning Inspectorate has moved RWE’s application for the Awel y Môr offshore wind farm from the pre-examination to public examination phase, a step away from the decision on whether to grant the project development consent. Awel y Môr, located offshore North Wales, to the west of the existing Gwynt y Môr offshore wind […]

  • 1 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The Awel y Môr wind farm team has published the Preliminary Environmental Information Report (PEIR) for the project offshore North Wales, the UK. The PEIR contains detailed maps, plans and information on the project’s expected impacts and how they will be avoided, minimised and mitigated where possible. The developers have now invited local residents to […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RWE and its project partners have signed lease agreements with The Crown Estate to develop extensions of the Gwynt y Môr, Galloper, Greater Gabbard and Rampion offshore wind farms in the UK. Each proposal has already progressed through the plan level Habitats Regulations Assessment stage (HRA), The Crown Estate said. Developers will now be focused on environmental assessments […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Vessels

    Birkenhead-based shipyard and engineering services company Cammell Laird is to ramp up its operations in the energy sector with the appointment of a new managing director. Jonathan Brown has joined the energy division of Cammell Laird from Rolls Royce where he led its nuclear new build and projects group. Brown has previously worked for BNFL, Serco and […]