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  • 2 September 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    After more than three years of surveys, research, consultation and reporting, Forewind has submitted its application for a Development Consent Order (DCO) for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck to the Planning Inspectorate. Dogger Bank Creyke Beck comprises two offshore wind farms with a total installed capacity of 2.4 gigawatts (GW). They will will connect into the existing Creyke […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    RES Offshore has recently signed an Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services contract with Forewind for two met masts in the Dogger Bank Round 3 zone.  These met masts are the furthest offshore of any in the UK and RES will be delivering scheduled and unscheduled maintenance for the structures and instrumentation systems including all work […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The final statutory consultation phase for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck is complete and feedback from it has already been included into the development proposals. Almost 300 people attended one of six public consultation events held along the proposed cable route of the 2.4 gigawatt (GW) offshore wind development located 131 kilometres (81 miles) off the […]

  • 5 June 2013

    Teesside residents, business owners and community leaders were given the opportunity to find out the latest on Dogger Bank Teesside at a series of one-to-one consultation meetings, and at briefing sessions held in late May. Members of the Forewind team were on-hand for MP-surgery-style consultation sessions, held at venues along the Coast Road and in […]

  • 22 May 2013

    A case study on the fact the Dogger Bank meteorological mast project, the first in the UK to use a “human-free” technique to place the lattice tower of the mast on top of the awaiting foundation, is now available on the website. Lightweight plastic cones and video cameras were affixed to the tower sections before any […]

  • 30 April 2013

    Forewind will hold a series of six public events next week as part of the final consultation for its first stage of development, Dogger Bank Creyke Beck (starting Tuesday, 7 May). The events will enable stakeholders, in particular people living or working by the proposed 30 kilometre cable route and converter stations near Cottingham, to […]

  • 25 April 2013

    Forewind invites Teesside residents and members of the public interested to learn more about the Dogger Bank Teesside offshore wind development to a series of one-to-one discussions (Friday 17 and Saturday 18, May). Dogger Bank Teesside will comprise four offshore wind farms, each with a maximum installed capacity of 1.2 gigwatts (GW) and located more than […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Grid Connection, R&D

    An onshore geotechnical survey near the proposed landfall location for the Dogger Bank Teesside export cables, between Redcar and Marske-by-the-Sea, will be carried out next week (starting Tuesday, April 16). Specialist contractor VolkerInfra will drill a number of boreholes in total as part of the work, up to two near the Network Rail railway line […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Forewind’s second and final stage of consultation for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck begins on Friday, April 19 with the publication of documents, plans and maps about the proposed development, including the draft Environmental Statement and Non-technical Summary. The consultation will run until Tuesday, 11 June and will include a series of public events to be […]

  • 27 March 2013

    The Dogger Bank offshore wind zone is proving to be a site for innovation as a new and safer installation technique has been used to lift Forewind’s initial meteorological mast tower on top of the innovative suction-installed bucket foundation. The use of the Bucket Foundation was also a UK industry first when placed on site […]

  • 27 February 2013

    The installation of the first of two innovative suction-installed foundations on Dogger Bank on the weekend represents the first stage of construction of the world’s largest offshore wind development. The foundations will support meteorological masts that will monitor wave and wind conditions at the site, located 125 kilometres off the North Yorkshire coast. Forewind general […]

  • 24 February 2013
    Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Specialist contractors working for Forewind will drill three boreholes near the proposed landfall location for the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck export cables this week to understand the soil strata and geotechnical information of the site. The three boreholes will be drilled on arable land approximately 500 metres inland from the beach, between Barmston and Ulrome, […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The innovative suction-installed foundations that represent the first stage of construction at the world’s largest offshore wind farm are now on their way to the site at Dogger Bank, 125 kilometres off the UK’s east coast. The structures, known as Bucket Foundations, will support two meteorological masts that will provide essential weather information. They were […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Forewind’s second stage of offshore wind development, Dogger Bank Teesside will be divided into two separate Development Consent Order (DCO) applications, each for two offshore wind projects. Dogger Bank Teesside will comprise four wind farms, which could have a total installed capacity of up to 4.8GW which means it would have the potential to generate […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Forewind has announced the project boundaries of the first four offshore wind farm projects to be developed in the Round 3 Dogger Bank Zone. The identification of the boundaries for these four offshore wind farms, two that will connect into the national grid in Yorkshire and two into Teesside, is a significant step towards finalising […]

  • 4 November 2012

    More than 20 community representatives from Redcar and Cleveland were updated on the progress of the Dogger Bank Teesside offshore wind development by wind farm consortium, Forewind last week in Eston, Middlesbrough. Dogger Bank Teesside will comprise up to four wind farms, each with a maximum installed capacity of 1.2GW. They are expected to connect […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Grid Connection

    Forewind will this week host the third meeting of the community working group that has been established to assist with the siting of the onshore electricity infrastructure for the proposed Dogger Bank Creyke Beck offshore wind development. Following on from meetings held in March and May, this meeting will build on work carried out previously […]

  • 8 October 2012

    The new 132m jack-up vessel Brave Tern, commissioned to install both of Forewind’s meteorological masts on Dogger Bank, has been completed and is now on her way to the Harland & Wolff fabrication plant in Belfast. Built by Fred Olsen Windcarrier at the Lamprell shipyard in Dubai, Brave Tern will arrive in Belfast in about […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Environment, R&D

    Carried out by environmental specialists from Gardline Environmental and HiDef Aerial Surveying, the extensive surveys were commissioned to enable Forewind to gather vital information about the species and numbers of bird and marine mammal species, their distributions and seasonal variations across the 8660km2 zone. The information will be used to help Forewind plan the layout and […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Ian Swales MP met with Forewind, the company behind the Dogger Bank wind farm, to discuss how the project will affect the local area. The wind farm will be over 80 miles off the coast of Teesside and will therefore not directly affect residents. The plan is to bring a cable ashore underground and construct […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Three consultation events have been arranged by the Forewind consortium to give the Teesside public a chance to see the early proposals for the latest phase of the Dogger Bank development, according to the NeBusiness. The events, scheduled for this month, will take place  near the onshore cable routes and landfall locations. Forewind arranged wider […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Forewind, development partner for the Dogger Bank Zone, potentially the world’s largest wind energy project, announces its first community consultation events in relation to its second stage of development: Dogger Bank Teesside. Dogger Bank Teesside is planned to comprise up to four offshore wind farm projects located at least 156 kilometres off the Teesside coast […]

  • 1 May 2012

    The second meeting of the community working group established to assist Forewind with the siting of the electricity infrastructure for the proposed Dogger Bank Creyke Beck development will be held in Cottingham this week. Representatives from parish councils, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and community groups have agreed to work with Forewind to help identify […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Grid Connection

    The landfall location for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck – the site where electricity cable from the wind farm comes to shore – has been finalised following surveys, research and feedback from stakeholders. The location – between Barmston and Ulrome – was selected because of the low lying cliffs, relatively low levels of fishing activity, available […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Representatives from parish councils, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and community groups will be invited to take part in a working group aimed at assisting Forewind, developer of the proposed Dogger Bank Creyke Beck offshore wind farm projects, with the siting of its electricity infrastructure near Cottingham. The working group, comprising local community representatives, will […]

  • 9 February 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has announced the completion of a GIS-based data study for the first stage of Forewind’s planned Round 3 Dogger Bank offshore wind farm development. Undertaken by OMM’s Survey and Subsea department, the work utilised the company’s in-house Esri GIS facilities to undertake an initial study of Forewind’s existing data as well […]