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  • 18 April 2018
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and community broadband group Better Broadband are investigating ways in which the proposed Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind projects could bring broadband improvements in North Norfolk, UK.

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ) is gearing up for the opening of bids in the second Contracts for Difference (CfD) round in October by stepping up its on-going dialogue with potential supply chain investors in the industry to commit to setting up in the area. The East of England now looks certain to […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Now that the transition from construction to operation of the Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm has been successfully achieved, Scira Offshore Energy is seeking to expand its maintenance team. Advertisements for a Trainee Mechanical Engineer appeared in the local media on 21 January 2013. HR & Communications Manager Liz Hancock says: “We are looking for graduates […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The East of England is the powerhouse of the global wind power sector – that’s the message it is taking straight to the heart of Europe. More than 1000 exhibitors are expected at the new international trade fair, WindEnergy Hamburg, on September 23-26 and the East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ) is determined to wave […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Contractors working for Vattenfall and ScottishPower Renewables have completed the installation of two of the UK’s most advanced weather monitoring stations for the 7200MW East Anglia Offshore Wind Zone off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. The contracts for the £17 million weather monitoring project were overseen by Aberdeen based Wood Group, with Steel Engineering of […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership has welcomed the opening of a new offshore wind support facility in Great Yarmouth. Norfolk-based Fendercare Marine is investing more than £1m in the new base at Cobholm to provide a range of support services to the rapidly-growing offshore wind industry. New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership director Mark Goodall is […]

  • 21 January 2014

    Yesterday morning, while undertaking a routine cargo run into Great Yarmouth, the VOS Discovery responded to a distress call. The distress call came from the Norfolk Tern, a wind farm workboat, which had suffered a fire on-board. Although the fire had been successfully extinguished by the Norfolk Tern crew members, one of them was suffering […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has started the first phase of the public consultation process on the 2.4GW Hornsea Project Three wind farm proposed to be built off the North Norfolk coast, UK. The first phase of the consultation includes the first round of community consultation events, scheduled to occur in late autumn 2016, as shown in the table […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has appointed the UK-based Remarkable Group to provide communications and consultation support for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm. Due to its size, Norfolk Vanguard is classed as a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP) and will require extensive engagement and consultation with the local communities in Norfolk. This is in line with requirements set out by the […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    A survey team from Geomara onboard the vessel Norfolk Swif has completed a full site survey of E.ON’s Robin Rigg offshore wind farm and export cables.

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Yesterday, ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and Siemens discussed contract opportunities on the £2bn East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm, to be built off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. East Anglia ONE project director Charlie Jordan spoke to an audience of over 300, which included local businesses and stakeholders, at an East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) event […]

  • 20 June 2017
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Students from the University Technical College Norfolk have worked with energy company Vattenfall and 3D-visualisation firm 3DW to inform the development of software that will be used to show what the proposed Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project will look like.

  • 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. […]

  • 8 September 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor will combine operations of the Dudgeon and Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farms off the Norfolk coast into one hub in Great Yarmouth. The Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon offshore wind farms are currently operated from separate bases in Egmere and Great Yarmouth, respectively.  The new setup will be in place by the end of September […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Ports & Logistics

    Peel Ports Great Yarmouth has announced a port expansion to accommodate the fast-growing offshore wind industry. A site to the south west corner of the Outer Harbour had been earmarked for heavy berth facilities, quay facilities, a centre for skills and training, office space and car-parking.

  • 22 June 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    One of the owners of North Norfolk’s Walsingham Estate placed the first stone in the wall of Scira’s operational base at a small ceremony to mark a key stage in the building’s construction.  The laying of the stone by Elizabeth Meath Baker was carried out on Tuesday 19th June 2012 at the construction site, in […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    North Norfolk District Council, working in partnership with East Suffolk Council, has expressed concerns about the impact of proposed onshore National Grid cable connections for offshore wind farms and wider implications for the district in a letter addressed to the UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Under proposed plans, the North Norfolk and […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has commenced its official autumn consultation on the anticipated environmental impact of the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project.

  • 30 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall will submit a planning application for its 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm to the UK Planning Inspectorate in 2018, with hope it will obtain an irrevocable consent in early 2020.  If all processes run as smoothly as expected and a final investment decision is taken, offshore construction can start in the early 2020s, according to Ruari Lean, […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Incentives from the Budget will help steer the East of England ever closer to becoming the heart of the UK offshore wind industry. A three-year extension on business rate discounts for companies moving to the Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone was among the Chancellor’s measures in what is predicted to be a pivotal year […]

  • 8 May 2012

    The East of England Energy Zone development programme has been put in the place as delegations have been working to raise the profile of the region both in the UK and internationally, according to EDP24. Fendercare, CLS Offshore and Gardline recently joined a group from the Norfolk and Suffolk Energy Alliance (NSEA) at the wind […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish offshore wind developer Vattenfall has narrowed the underground onshore cable route for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm following public consultation.  The potential development area for the proposed 60km underground cable route has narrowed from a 3-7km wide search area to a 700 metre corridor. The narrowing of the search area allows more focused ecological […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    The departure of the floating hotel Regina Baltica, which was the final construction vessel on the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm, marks the end of an intense period of activity and the start a new operational phase, which has been in the planning for the past five years. Now the only vessels to be seen […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    APEM will complete a final survey over Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard East site this month, as part of an eight month project to gather data on birds and marine mammals in the area. Eight surveys were flown out from Norwich International Airport at monthly intervals between September 2015 and April 2016 and the resulting images were […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall, the developer of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, has published feedback from recent workshops and drop-ins about onshore electrical infrastructure.

  • 14 March 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    APEM has undertaken an aerial survey to assist Vattenfall in identifying an onshore cable corridor for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard and the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms.