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  • 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 […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    A ZephIR 300 wind lidar installed at Dogger Bank for the Forewind consortium has provided data which shows the technology has advanced to the stage where it can be used in future as an alternative to meteorological masts for wind data collection, according to Zephir Lidar. The Dogger Bank projects being developed by the Forewind […]

  • 18 July 2011

    Leading wind resource assessment lidar ZephIR 300, a Natural Power product, has been deployed offshore by Forewind to provide wind measurement data for the Dogger Bank wind farm. The system has been installed successfully on RWE Dea UK’s gas platform 125km from shore and will provide wind speeds at heights from just 10m to 200m […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norway’s Statkraft is pressing on with the strategy to sell its offshore wind assets; however, the energy company plans to continue to participate as an enabler of the development and operation of offshore wind projects in the UK through entering into power purchase agreements.

  • 18 February 2015
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The Crown Estate yesterday welcomed the first consent order for offshore wind energy at Dogger Bank in the North Sea, the largest renewable energy development ever to receive planning consent in the UK and the largest offshore wind project to receive consent globally. Head of Offshore Wind for The Crown Estate, Huub den Rooijen said […]

  • 24 April 2014

    The UK Planning Inspectorate accepted offshore wind developer, Forewind’s second development consent order application for the Dogger Bank Zone. The application for the 2.4 gigawatt (GW) Dogger Bank Teesside A&B development comes eight months after Forewind submitted its first application, for the 2.4GW Dogger Bank Creyke Beck proposal, which is almost half-way through the examination […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Forewind has reduced the total capacity of wind energy projects in the Dogger Bank Zone from 9 GW to 7.2 GW. The revision of the current development potential has been made in agreement with The Crown Estate, following more than four years of offshore and onshore surveys and assessments, which have concluded that the organisation’s […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      A laser wind-profiling instrument to provide measured wind data for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm development has been deployed by Forewind on a gas platform 125 kilometres from shore. The ZephIR 300 wind lidar, which will measure wind speeds at heights of up to 200m using an infrared laser, has been installed on […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Cross-border maritime spatial planning can be a problem if the planning of the countries involved is not harmonized and conflicting interests arise. Guidelines drafted by the EU for such cases, offer no practical remedy. That is the outcome of the MASPNOSE (Maritime Spatial Planning in the North Sea), a study carried out by Deltares at […]

  • 27 January 2014

    SeaRoc have been shortlisted for the 2014 renewableUK Health & Safety Awards for their innovation and delivery of a ‘minimal human intervention’ lattice tower installation methodology, recently deployed at Dogger Bank. SeaRoc, working on behalf of contracting company Fred. Olsen United (FOU) designed and implemented the concept of removing riggers who previously had to be […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK North Sea will not only be Norwegian energy major Equinor’s largest project through 2026, it will also rank as the sixth largest offshore development project in the world during this period, according to Rystad Energy. UK authorities announced last week that Equinor and joint venture partner […]

  • 1 October 2014

    The hearings for the examination of the application for offshore wind developer Forewind’s proposed Dogger Bank Teesside A&B wind farms will start this month (Tuesday, October 14). Dogger Bank Teesside A&B comprises two 1.2 gigawatt (GW) wind farms located 165 kilometres from the UK coast at their closest point and is planned to connect to […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian offshore service company Aibel has won a contract to deliver converter platforms for the 3.6GW Dogger Bank offshore wind project. Aibel will deliver two converter platforms for the 1.2GW Creyke Beck A and the 1.2GW Creyke Beck B projects, with an option for a third platform for the 1.2GW Teesside A project at the […]

  • 18 February 2015

    RenewableUK has warmly welcomed the announcement today that the giant Dogger Bank Creyke Beck offshore wind farm has gained consent from the Energy Secretary Edward Davey. Dogger Bank Creyke Beck is the largest consented offshore wind project in the world, with an installed capacity of up to 2.4 gigawatts (GW), enough to meet the needs of […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Grid Connection, R&D

    Forewind contractor VolkerInfra will carry out a borehole survey this month near the site where the Dogger Bank Teesside A & B and Dogger Bank Teesside C & D export cables are proposed to come to shore. The survey work is due to start on site next Wednesday (27 November), weather permitting. The survey will […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and SSE Renewables have signed an agreement with NKT for an Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contract for high-voltage DC on- and offshore export cable systems to be installed on the Dogger Bank Wind Farms Creyke Beck A/B. With a combined capacity of 2,400MW, the wind farms are being developed through a joint […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Energi Coast is well-placed to support the development of the 1.4GW Sofia and the 3.6GW Dogger Bank projects selected in the Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round 3, this North East of England’s offshore wind cluster said. In total, six UK offshore wind projects have won CfD, including Sofia, Dogger Bank Teesside A, Dogger Bank Creyke Beck […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 August 2012

    NOF Energy has teamed up with Forewind to host a special offshore renewables networking event. Taking place on 12 September, 10.30am – 2.00pm at Hardwick Hall Hotel in Sedgefield, County Durham, the networking lunch will feature as a special guest, Forewind, a consortium comprising four leading international energy companies, which joined forces to bid for […]

  • 5 November 2013

    This Friday (November 8) is the deadline for two submissions in relation to Forewind’s Dogger Bank Creyke Beck development consent order application. The first deadline is for anyone who wishes to become an “interested party” and to take part in the examination of the development consent order application, which was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2014

    Developed following consultation with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and Trinity House Lighthouse Service, the simulation of Dogger Bank Zone enables users to view what the wind farms would look like at sea height from the bridge of a vessel or at flight height from a helicopter cockpit. The simulation offers different scenarios in terms of […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Forewind has started a consultation on two minor proposed changes to the development consent order application for Dogger Bank Teesside A&B. Dogger Bank Teesside A&B comprises two 1.2 gigawatt wind farms located 165 kilometres from the UK coast at their closest point and is planned to connect to the national grid at the existing Lackenby […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Following the UK Government’s consent given for Forewind’s Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the North Sea, law firm Eversheds has announced that it successfully advised the Forewind consortium on the largest renewable energy development ever to receive planning consent in the UK. The consent is the result of more than four years of comprehensive assessments, […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the news on Dogger Bank Teesside A & B approval, law firm Eversheds reported that it had advised the Forewind consortium on the second phase of Dogger Bank Teesside A & B offshore wind farm. Eversheds also advised the consortium on an offshore wind energy project at Dogger Bank Creyke Beck. The two projects […]

  • 5 August 2015

    RenewableUK today highlighted the announcement that the next stage of the giant Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the North Sea has gained planning consent from the Energy Secretary Amber Rudd. The Teesside project is equal in size to the world’s largest previously consented project, Dogger Bank Creyke Bank (also up to 2.4GW) situated alongside it, […]