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  • 2 March 2012
    Grid Connection

    Forewind, development partner for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, has signed connection agreements with National Grid for three further 1GW grid connections, adding to the 3GW signed since the zone was awarded in early-2010. These latest agreements for connections located in Teesside and Yorkshire mean Forewind can proceed with the development of a […]

  • 6 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Forewind, developer of the Dogger Bank Zone, has published its first annual review, covering the consortium’s initial 18 months of activity since being awarded the offshore wind development rights for largest of the Round 3 zones by The Crown Estate. The publication aims to summarise Forewind’s progress towards achieving its development objectives and marks […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The Planning Inspectorate set a preliminary meeting date to discuss the examination procedure of Forewind’s application to build two wind farms in the North Sea. Dogger Bank Teesside A & B (previously part of Dogger Bank Teesside) is the second stage of Forewind’s offshore wind energy development of the Dogger Bank Zone (Zone 3, Round […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    Best practice health and safety is fundamental to Forewind’s activities and is essential to its success. During the past 12 months more than 250,000 work hours were completed with no lost time incidents. Most of these worked hours involved high-risk activities during the installation of the second meteorological mast, and the operations and maintenance work […]

  • 19 February 2015

    HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) has congratulated Forewind on the consent for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck, the largest offshore wind consent award worldwide to date and one in which HiDef has played an important role. Dogger Bank Creyke Beck is the first stage of development in the Dogger Bank Zone and will have an installed […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Training & Education

    Forewind’s flagship schools education programme Champions for Wind has now drawn to a close with more than 3000 students and 41 teachers having taken part over the past four years. Launched in 2011 with the Humberside Engineering Training Association (HETA), the programme aimed to raise awareness amongst primary and secondary pupils of the potential career […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Planning Inspectorate submitted a report of recommendation for Forewind’s Dogger Bank Teesside A&B offshore wind project to the Secretary of State on May 5. The Secretary of State will issue a decision in the following three months. Dogger Bank Teesside is Forewind’s second stage of development of the Dogger Bank Zone. Originally planned to be four separate wind […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Forewind has today announced the appointment of former Energy Minister Charles Hendry MP as its new chairman. With the Government committed to an ambitious target of 15% renewable energy consumption by 2020, Forewind intends to secure all the necessary consents required for the construction and development of the Dogger Bank wind farm, 125 km off […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    The latest seabed survey contract award by Forewind means the consortium’s spend on offshore surveys, primarily carried out by UK contractors, is almost £45 million. Since being awarded the rights to develop Dogger Bank in January 2010, Forewind has undertaken a huge range of geotechnical, geophysical and fish ecology surveys to understand and characterise the […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Through the undertaken surveys as part of its environmental impact assessment process, Forewind has extended the depth of knowledge about the geology of Dogger Bank. Geological maps used prior to Forewind’s work in the area were based on sparse data, gathered tens of kilometres apart in the late 1960s and 1970s. But since a far greater […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Ten teachers from the Hull region are going to become educators in a renewable industry education program started by Forewind. Forewind is a consortium comprising four leading international energy companies which joined forces to bid for the Dogger Bank Zone Development Agreement as part of The Crown Estate’s third license round for UK offshore wind […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 April 2011

    Forewind, development partner for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, will begin its preliminary onshore surveys this week as part of…   (forewind) [mappress] Source: forewind, April 05, 2011

  • 6 August 2015
    Environment, R&D

    Wildlife surveys by HiDef Aerial Surveying played a crucial role in yesterday’s granting of permission to build the UK’s largest offshore wind farm almost 100 miles into the North Sea, the survey company said. HiDef began extensive aerial surveying of marine mammals and birds across almost 3,500 square miles of the Dogger Bank in 2009. During […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Forewind has used its latest operations and maintenance trip to the meteorological masts on Dogger Bank to trial new technology and methodology. The trip enabled aerial inspection and survey contractor Cyberhawk to utilise a new advanced camera technology to inspect the overall status of the met masts and condition of bolts along with the structure of the lattice […]

  • 3 November 2014

    Forewind’s 3D computer generated simulation of the proposed Dogger Bank offshore development can now be downloaded by anyone with a keen interest in visualising, or navigating through the wind farms. The model, which was developed to enable fishermen and offshore authorities to better understand and see how the development will look once constructed, can be […]

  • 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, […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the UK Government’s decision to grant consent for Dogger Bank Teesside A & B, Royal HaskoningDHV reported that it has now provided key input to the environmental impact assessment process for over 8GW of successful offshore wind farm applications in the UK. The company has worked on Dogger Bank projects since 2008 and was involved in […]

  • 13 September 2012

    Lord Deben has resigned from his role as chairman of Forewind  following his appointment as the new chairman of the government’s climate change advisory body, Committee on Climate Change (CCC). The former environment secretary takes up the chairmanship of the committee from September 12 and he will therefore leave the Forewind consortium he has chaired for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]