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  • 11 February 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Government has awarded planning consent for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm. Both projects in Vattenfall’s proposed Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone, including the sister project Norfolk Boreas, have now been approved. ”Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas are industry leading projects, with their designs coordinated to minimise the impact on the environment and communities,” […]

  • 10 December 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded planning consent for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm. The wind farm, which could produce enough electricity to power almost 2 million UK homes, will also bring significant community and skills investment directly into Norfolk, Vattenfall said. With consent now granted, work will […]

  • 8 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Vattenfall has named Siemens Gamesa the Preferred Supplier of wind turbines for the 1.8 GW Norfolk Boreas and the 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard wind farms offshore Norfolk, UK. The agreement includes the potential deployment of the new SG 14-236 DD offshore wind turbines and a multi-year Service agreement. The agreement is subject to the UK […]

  • 1 April 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has started the production of the first B115 blades at its facility in Aalborg, Denmark. The first 115-metre blades produced in Aalborg will be tested on the SG 14-236 DD prototype offshore wind turbine that will be installed at the Østerild test center for large turbines later this year, Siemens Gamesa said. The […]

  • 13 May 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The deadline for a decision on the Development Consent Order (DCO) application for Vattenfall’s 1.8 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project in the UK has been pushed back to 10 December. The deadline for the decision on the project’s application was initially set for 12 April. However, last month the UK Planning Inspectorate announced that […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    London-based consultancy Copper has been appointed by Norfolk Boreas Limited to provide strategic communications consultancy for the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm and associated onshore electricity connection in Norfolk.

  • 13 April 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Kwasi Kwarteng will be setting a new deadline for a Development Consent Order (DCO) decision on Vattenfall’s 1.8 GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project. A statement confirming the new deadline for a decision will be made in due course, the Planning Inspectorate said. […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The UK Planning Inspectorate has accepted for examination the development consent order (DCO) application for the Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project. Vattenfall now expects hearings to follow late this year and in early 2020, with a decision expected in the summer next year. To remind, Norfolk Boreas Limited submitted the DCO application on 11 June. Norfolk […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The deadline for the close of the examination period for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm has been pushed back to 12 October 2020. The UK Planning Inspectorate submitted a request to extend the examination period for the Norfolk Boreas development consent order (DCO) application to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK Planning Inspectorate is holding hearings on the Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project as part of the examination of the order granting development consent application. The two issue-specific hearings on offshore effects, including the draft development consent order, will be held on 21 and 22 January 2020, beginning at 10:00 a.m. local time at […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has submitted the Norfolk Boreas Development Consent Order (DCO) application to the UK Planning Inspectorate. The application was submitted by Norfolk Boreas Limited on 11 June. The Planning Inspectorate has 28 days to review the application and decide whether or not to accept it. The acceptance decision on this application should therefore be made by Tuesday […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has started a three-year permitting process for the 1.8 GW offshore wind farm, Norfolk Boreas, the sister project to the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard.

  • 22 February 2018
    Environment, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy group Vattenfall plans to deploy High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) cable technology to connect the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard and its sister project, the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas, to the UK’s National Grid. 

  • 31 October 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is starting community consultation about the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm next week.

  • 4 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Peel Ports have agreed to reserve space at Great Yarmouth harbour to site an operations base for the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms.

  • 2 June 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has postponed the statutory deadline for the decision on planning consent for the 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project to 1 July. Vattenfall is the developer of Norfolk Vanguard and the neighbouring 1.8 GW Norfolk Boreas project which also recently suffered a setback. Commenting […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has selected a consortium of Siemens Energy Limited, Siemens Energy Global GmbH, and Aker Solutions as the preferred bidder to develop grid connection infrastructure for its 3.6 GW Norfolk offshore wind zone. The Norfolk offshore wind zone consists of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas wind farms. The grid connection infrastructure will use High […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Environment

    APEM has completed seabird and marine mammal surveys at Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project in the UK.

  • 6 March 2017
    Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy firm Vattenfall has revealed a narrower search area for cables needed to carry power underground from the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms. Earlier this year Vattenfall revealed a 700-metre search area for a 60-kilometre underground cable corridor north of Norwich. Ahead of nine public information days in March and April, the […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro’s DP2 geotechnical drill ship Fugro Scout has commenced a site characterisation campaign at Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind sites. The data from the four-month geotechnical investigations will be used for ground modelling for the two offshore wind farms, located more than 40 kilometres off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The work […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall, the developer of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, has invited local businesses to register their interest in the projects and provide more information about what they can do, especially installing onshore electrical infrastructure.

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall, the developer of two of the world’s largest offshore wind farms off the Norfolk coast, is in talks with Peel Ports to invest in the port at Great Yarmouth.

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has called on local businesses in East Anglia, UK, interested in joining the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project to register online with the company, advising “it’s important to start early”. The Swedish company is at the early stages of developing the Norfolk Vanguard. The project, if consented, is scheduled to start construction and operation […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Haven Seariser 2 jack-up vessel has been deployed off the Norfolk coast in the UK to collect seabed data for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind projects. The work, along with other surveys currently being carried out, will shape the design of what will become one of the world’s largest wind farms. […]

  • 18 February 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The decision of the UK Secretary of State to grant the application for development consent for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm has been quashed following an order issued by the High Court on 18 February. Based on the ruling in the Norfolk Vanguard Judicial Review, the Secretary of State, which granted development consent for […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall has confirmed the dates of the March round of public engagement days for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project.