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  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 February 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Commenting on the UK’s High Court ruling on the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project, RenewableUK’s Deputy Chief Executive Melanie Onn said that such projects need to go ahead as swiftly as possible in order for the UK to achieve its goal of having 40 GW of offshore wind by 2030. New offshore wind projects will […]

  • 23 February 2021
    R&D

    Hydrogen East has kicked off a new research study to explore the potential for hydrogen production off the coast of East Anglia in the UK. The Bacton Energy Hub: Exploring the potential for hydrogen from the Southern North Sea will research options and scenarios to bring together the region’s offshore wind and offshore gas sectors […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has launched the second community consultation for the Norfolk offshore wind farm extensions in the UK. The developer has also published the Preliminary Environmental Information Report (PEIR) for the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Extension Projects (SEP and DEP). The two projects will double the capacity of the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon […]

  • 3 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Equinor has extended a contract with Esvagt for its Esvagt Njord Service Operation Vessel (SOV) at the Dudgeon offshore wind farm. The five-year contract extension will see the vessel resuming its deployment at the 402 MW wind farm off Norfolk in the UK until 2026, which will bring Esvagt Njord to being in service on the […]

  • 1 January 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) gave the development consent to the Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm on 31 December 2020. Ørsted submitted the development consent order (DCO) application for the 2.4 GW project to the UK Planning Inspectorate on 14 May 2018. The application was accepted for examination […]

  • 1 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian energy major Equinor has awarded Nokia and NetNordic, and separately Origo Solutions with contracts to provide services on the company’s offshore wind farms. Origo Solutions will be responsible for the complete delivery of the common Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system which will be used to operate wind farms from Equinor’s new UK […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm and “famous” for being the offshore wind project the current U.S. President Donald Trump fought against, is estimated to bring the Aberdeenshire area more than GBP 100 million (around EUR 110 million) over its operational lifetime. Namely, according to a new socio-economic […]

  • 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. […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Equinor has published the summary reports from the first phase of community consultations for the extensions of the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind farms in the UK. As part of the development process, early-stage proposals were presented locally and online for feedback from the community and key stakeholders. Phase one community consultation ran from […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    North East England’s offshore wind cluster Energi Coast is launching a new Innovation Group which aims to develop long-term solutions to meet the requirements for new technology in offshore wind. The purpose of the group is to progress major innovation opportunities for the region’s offshore wind industry in areas such as operations and maintenance and energy […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Norfolk County Council (NCC) has secured GBP 6 million of funding to deliver an offshore energy operations and maintenance campus at the Port of Great Yarmouth.  The site will be located at the entrance of River Yare and will have closer proximity to the Southern North Sea offshore energy developments. It will also be close […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded development consent for Vattenfall’s application to build the 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm. ”This decision justifies the confidence that we have in the offshore wind sector in Britain, and we’re looking forward to developing the project and benefiting the […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has signed lease agreements with the Crown Estate for extensions of the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind farms in the UK. With the lease agreements, Equinor has secured an area of seabed of approximately 196km2 in total. The company has decided to develop the two extension projects jointly to minimise local impacts and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has postponed the statutory deadline for the Hornsea Project Three development consent order (DCO) application to 1 July. As reported, the DCO decision was supposed to be announced on 1 June for the Hornsea Project Three, Norfolk Vanguard, and Thanet Extension offshore wind […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has refused Vattenfall’s development consent order (DCO) application for the Thanet Extension offshore wind project.  The conclusion behind the decision is that Vattenfall failed to demonstrate sufficient mitigation of risks to safety of navigation to make them As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP). According […]

  • 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) […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has launched the community consultation period for the Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind extension projects off the North Norfolk coast in the UK. This first phase will run from 9 July to 20 August, and feedback is sought for the location of the onshore substation, the underground onshore cable route and any lessons […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has once again postponed the deadline for the decision on Ørsted’s development consent order (DCO) application for Hornsea Project Three. The Secretary of State is minded to approve this application subject to further information from the applicant and interested parties on a number […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall is calling on the UK government and offshore wind industry to make different procurement approaches so more local businesses are able to supply new-generation projects. In its Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas Offshore Wind Supply Chain: Opportunities and Expectations Workshop Report, Vattenfall aims at bringing more businesses into the offshore wind supply chain to […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has begun a site characterization program at the Sunrise Wind offshore wind project off the coast of New York. Fugro has mobilized two vessels to carry out the operation which will involve acquisition and analysis of integrated geotechnical and geophysical data to support multiple phases of the project, including cable corridor selection and turbine foundation design and installation. The […]