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  • 14 January 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Following a submission to the UK Government’s Planning Inspectorate by local councils, which have argued that Navitus Bay’s turbine mitigation option should be considered as a separate development application, the Inspectorate has decided to deny that request and to continue with examining the “Plan B” for Navitus Bay as an additional option.  Navitus Bay Development Limited (NBDL), a […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Navitus Bay has reached an agreement with The Crown Estate to hand back the remaining, unused parts of the original wind farm development zone. This means that the parts of the seabed in the zone that have not been used for the application submitted to the Planning Inspectorate for consent will no longer be under […]

  • 1 September 2015

    ABS Group Ltd. has been named as the ‘Preferred Supplier’ for a multi-year project certification contract by Navitus Bay Development Ltd. for the proposed Navitus Bay Wind Park project in the United Kingdom. Located off the Dorset and Hampshire coasts of England and west of the Isle of Wight, the offshore wind park could help […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Opponents of the Navitus Bay offshore wind project claim that the project’s developers have given “incomplete, unclear and even misleading information” about the offshore wind farm during the consultation, The Telegraph writes. An application for Navitus Bay, a joint development of Eneco Wind UK Ltd (Eneco) and EDF Energy Renewables, was submitted last week. However, […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The competition to create a new logo for Navitus Bay has been won by Danni Cain from New Milton.  Danni attends the Arts University College in Bournemouth. Danni, 18, designed the winning logo after Navitus Bay asked for local teenagers to help design a visual identity for the Project. The logo submitted by Danni, a […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Opponents of the Navitus Bay offshore wind farm have welcomed the decision from RWE to terminate the Atlantic Array offshore wind farm off the Devon coast. Namely, this has poured hope into Navitus Bay campaigners that the project against which they are fighting will also be stopped. “Hopefully the good news from Devon will also […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Navitus Bay Development Limited (NBDL) has today announced a shortlist of three local ports – Poole, Portland and Yarmouth – to host the wind park’s operations and maintenance (O&M) functions. The O&M base will effectively be the wind park’s headquarters over its 25 year lifespan, and is expected to provide an economic value to the […]

  • 27 August 2015

    Jan De Nul UK Ltd. (JDN), Portland Harbour Authority Limited (PHAL) and Portland Port Limited Ltd (PPL) have joined forced to bid for a major phase of the Navitus Bay wind farm project. The Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) provides JDN with exclusive use of Portland Harbour if it secures the contract to construct the foundations of […]

  • 12 May 2014

    Over 600 local people packed a meeting held on Saturday, to hear about and give their views on the proposed Navitus Bay offshore wind farm development. Chaired by the Council’s Chief Executive Tony Williams, the meeting lasted almost three hours. Residents heard the case both for and against the Wind Farm from a selection of […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Navitus Bay developers have decided not to challenge the decision of the Department for Energy and Climate Change to refuse consent for the offshore wind farm. “We would like to thank the communities on the South Coast and all our stakeholders for their engagement throughout the project. We would also like to extend a thank you to […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Navitus Bay developers are proposing to compensate losses that local marine businesses might incur due to the construction of the offshore wind farm. Campaigners fighting the project claim that this is a signal that the developers are acknowledging the project’s negative impacts on tourism, the BBC writes. Also, some of the opponents said that the […]

  • 4 June 2014

    The Planning Committee of the Dorset County Council has voiced its objection to the Navitus Bay offshore wind project at a meeting yesterday, the Dorset Echo informs. The Committee gathered to review a report on the project’s planning application, which will be filed to the County Council. The report will serve the Council to submit […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Dorset County Council and Bournemouth Borough Council have voiced their opinion on the Navitus Bay proposal in regard to the examining process at the UK Planning Inspectorate, stating that the Turbine Mitigation Option (TMO) should be submitted and considered by the Inspectorate as a completely new application, the Dorset Echo news site informs.  The TMO has been submitted […]

  • 14 October 2014

    The UK Planning Inspectorate is holding the first open floor hearing for the Navitus Bay offshore wind farm in Bournemouth. In six open floor sessions, 84 speakers will comment on the offshore wind proposal and after each session the applicant will have an opportunity to respond. Due to the high level of interest, each interested party that has […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Navitus Bay Development Limited is offering local businesses the chance to attend a series of free workshops and presentations to provide information on the supply chain for the proposed offshore wind park. The sessions will be open to engineering businesses and marine/port services industries in Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. These industries will […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    Navitus Bay revealed the location for the onshore underground cable route that would transfer the power generated offshore from the proposed Navitus Bay Wind Park into the national grid, providing clean energy for up to 820,000 homes across the UK. The announcement follows a rigorous year-long process of on-site environmental surveys, engineering appraisal and consultation with […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Navitus Bay Development Ltd recently gave a deeper insight into its offshore wind project to members of the Dorset Coast Forum (DCF). The DCF hosted a Navitus Bay seminar for its members at the end of last month at the Lighthouse Theatre in Poole, which was attended by 75 DCF members from various coastal and […]

  • 14 February 2012

    Eneco have submitted an application for a marine licence for a meteorological mast to be erected close to the Development Area for the proposed Navitus Bay Wind Park. The meteorological mast will collect reliable and representative wind and other metrological data which will be used to inform the design of the wind farm and provide […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Navitus Bay Development Ltd (NBDL) yesterday officially entered into ‘memoranda of understanding’ (MOU) with three local ports – Poole, Yarmouth and Portland. These formal agreements commit the developer to undertaking studies with the ports that will explore how their facilities could be best used in both the construction and operation & maintenance (O&M) phases of […]

  • 11 January 2013

    From the 1st February, members of the public are being given an opportunity to view and comment on the latest plans for the proposed wind park off the Dorset coast. Navitus Bay Development Limited (Navitus Bay) has said throughout that it is committed to hearing the views of the local community and so far has […]

  • 27 August 2014
    R&D, Training & Education

    A survey vessel deployed at the Navitus Bay offshore wind site to examine the seabed has helped the Portland Coastguard carry out its rescue exercise. Horizon Geosciences is performing site investigation works on behalf of Navitus Bay Development Limited, using its Horizon GeoBay DP 2 vessel. On August 16, the coastguard contacted the vessel to […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Eight public exhibitions where the public can formally provide their feedback on the Navitus Bay offshore Wind Park are to be held across Dorset, Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight. The public exhibitions are part of the statutory consultation process, which is set to continue until late 2013 when Eneco will submit its Development […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Planning Inspectorate has received a record number of representations made on the Navitus Bay offshore wind project. With 268 official representations listed on the Planning Inspectorate’s website, more interest has been shown for Navitus Bay than any other offshore wind farm listed there, Motor Boats Monthly news site writes. The Examining Authority is […]

  • 23 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    3DW technologies has delivered an interactive 3d offshore model for Navitus Bay offshore wind farm. The Navitus Bay team turned to 3DW as it faced a challenge to effectively communicate the appearance of the development when viewed from different locations along the coastline. The resulting 3D model of the wind farm is one of the […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Navitus Bay has announced the creation of £8.6 million (€12.1 million) in funding for skills and supply chain engagement as part of its commitment to maximise the benefits felt across the South Coast from the proposed offshore wind park. The funding is part of the s.106 Agreement, negotiated with the local authorities within the project area […]

  • 6 February 2012

    MPs of Bournemouth East and South West and Gibraltar attended the wind farm scrutiny task on February 4,and enclosed the evidences on potential effects of the Navitus Bay Wind Farm, reports Bournemouth Echo. The Navitus Bay Wind Park will have the potential to make a contribution to meeting national targets for the increased use of […]