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  • 10 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Codling Wind Park Ltd has issued a tender for the provision of all consenting management and environmental impact assessment (EIA) consultancy services for the Irish 1 GW offshore wind farm. The awarded party will work on planning and licensing requirements for both offshore and onshore activities to achieve all necessary consents and planning-related activities up […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Authorities

    DECC secretary Ed Davey has granted consent for 660MW Walney 3 offshore wind farm. Even though the consent approved up to 750MW wind farm comprising up to 207 wind turbines, the developer, Dong Energy, decided to scale it down to 660MW. The wind farm is located 19km off Walney Island in Cumbria and will be […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish Government today announced consent for the development of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay. The development consists of 11 wind turbines and their connecting cables, sited between two and 4.5 km off the Aberdeenshire coast, capable of generating up to 100 MW, providing enough energy to meet the needs […]

  • 25 February 2015
    R&D

    Gardline Environmental Limited (GEL) has congratulated Forewind in gaining consent from Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck, the first phase offshore wind energy development in the Dogger Bank Zone. It is the largest offshore wind project to win consent to date anywhere in the world. GEL’s Marine Wildlife Department played […]

  • 25 October 2013

    The decision on granting the development consent order for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck is expected in late 2014 so work does not finish for Forewind with the acceptance of the application. The Planning Inspectorate has begun its pre-examination phase for the development, which will be followed by a formal examination process. Together these two steps […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Renewable Energy Foundation (REF) said yesterday that the overshoot of consented renewable energy projects in the UK has now grown even more, referring to its report from last year where it was noted that more capacity had been granted planning consent than it was needed to generate the electricity component of the 2020 target (110 TWh). […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Authorities

    Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd welcomed the Scottish Government’s consent award for the construction and operation of 1.116MW of offshore wind generation in the Outer Moray Firth. The project, which, on conservative estimates of the wind resource available, will be capable of meeting the equivalent electricity needs of around 700.000 UK households, consists of the Telford, […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Authorities

    Following the announcement from Scottish Government that the Beatrice and MORL offshore wind projects in the Moray Firth off the north east coast of Scotland have been awarded consents totaling 1,866 MW, the Crown Estate has released a statement. Ronnie Quinn, The Crown Estate’s lead on Energy & Infrastructure in Scotland, said: “These consents signal […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities

    RES Offshore announced that applications made on behalf of Argyll Tidal Ltd to Marine Scotland and Argyll & Bute Council have recently been approved. The marine license and planning consent allows for the installation of a single, up to 500kW, demonstration tidal device off the Mull of Kintyre, a project which would have the ability […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Lessons learned over the past decade as the UK offshore wind industry has expanded – from around 50 turbines in 2004 to 1,183 turbines today – have not yet contributed to a commensurate reduction in the cost of discharging consent conditions, highlighting that economies of scale have not been achieved as expected, and emphasizing the […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Scottish Enterprise has welcomed the news that four offshore wind farms have received consent from the Scottish Government. Once completed, the developments in the Forth and Tay region – Neart Na Gaoithe, Inch Cape Offshore Limited, Seagreen Alpha and Seagreen Bravo – could be capable of generating up to 2.284 GW of electricity. Maggie McGinaly, […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Environment, R&D

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has issued a review of environmental data associated with post-consent monitoring of licence conditions of offshore wind farms. Fugro EMU has been contracted to undertake a review of post-consent monitoring data and reports collected from the UK offshore wind farm developments to investigate the evidence associated with environmental impacts and […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The project partners behind the ground-breaking European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) have welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to approve consent for the project. The cutting-edge project is a demonstration facility for next generation wind turbines and associated technology. With expected capital expenditure of more than £230 million, the EOWDC would prove to be a […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hull City Council’s Planning Committee has given its consent to the proposed works at Alexandra Dock, Green Port Hull, following the submission of detailed plans by Associated British Ports (ABP) and Siemens plc in June this year. In March Siemens and ABP announced a combined investment of £310m to develop pioneering new wind turbine production and […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Bond Dickinson LLP Planning & Infrastructure lawyers have advised East Anglia offshore wind farm, a ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall joint-venture, on the full consenting matrix for the development of a 1.2 GW offshore wind farm in East Anglia. Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change granted consent for the development to go […]

  • 11 January 2017

    Forewind, an offshore wind consortium comprising innogy, SSE, Statoil and Statkraft, has appointed Trevor Baker as its new General Manager. Forewind has development consent orders for 4.8GW of offshore wind at Dogger Bank in the North Sea, comprising four individual 1.2GW projects. The general manager is responsible for the management and administration of activity related […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Authorities

    An industry led sub-group of Marine Energy Pembrokeshire (MEP) has recently provided recommendations to assist Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and Welsh Government in streamlining the marine energy consenting process in Wales. All marine renewable energy developments take place within a formal planning procedure which considers the impact of a new project on the environment and […]

  • 5 July 2013

    Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL), the joint venture partnership formed between Repsol Nuevas Energias UK Limited (Repsol) (51%) and EDP Renováveis SA (EDPR) (49%) announced that it had submitted consent applications to Marine Scotland to develop an offshore wind farm and transmission assets in the outer Firth of Tay, as part of The Crown Estate […]

  • 6 September 2013

    Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility in Cornwall, has applied for consent to install and operate a floating wind platform demonstrator. The application for both a Section 36 electricity consent and a Marine Licence has been submitted to the UK’s Marine Management Organisation and follows Wave Hub’s selection by the Energy Technologies Institute […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Today, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change granted development consent for Galloper Wind Farm; an offshore wind farm off the Suffolk coast with an installed capacity of up to 504 megawatts. The development consent would allow the joint venture partners, RWE npower renewables and SSE renewables, to build the offshore wind farm […]

  • 11 July 2016

    The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) has appointed Julie Drew-Murphy as Senior Associate. In her new role, Drew-Murphy will advise developers and other corporations on matters relating to offshore wind, marine and energy storage development and compliance. “Offshore wind consent compliance and complimentary energy storage are two key strategic areas where we see demand increasing both in Europe, and the USA. […]

  • 10 July 2013

    International renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has collaborated with academia to develop a new framework to inform the impact assessment and consenting of Offshore Wind Farms in Scotland. With over a decade of Planning and Development experience, Natural Power’s principal consultant Nancy McLean has been actively involved in a collaboration which has published a novel […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Port of Ardersier has welcomed the announcement today of formal consent for the Moray Offshore Renewables Limited (MORL) and the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) projects. Port’s CEO Capt. Steve Gobbi said: “Offshore wind could generate thousands of new jobs in the Highlands, with ports as the key. “The build out of projects such as […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Planning Inspectorate has completed the examination of the application for an order granting development consent for the 1.2GW East Anglia THREE offshore wind farm. The findings and conclusions arising from the examination, together with a recommendation from the Examining Authority (ExA) panel, will be sent to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nancy McLean has been appointed to the role of Head of Offshore to lead Natural Power’s offshore business and explore new opportunities both within the UK and internationally.

  • 24 March 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    GoBe Consultants has won a contract with Mainstream Renewable Power for Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm Post Consent Compliance works. The company will manage the discharge of the offshore Section 36 and Marine Licence consent conditions for the project. The work will entail the provision of project management services, technical environmental services and stakeholder consultation. The work […]