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  • 19 June 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    During the 2014 summer months, Dudgeon Offshore Wind will start to prepare the site at Necton in readiness for the construction of the electricity substation needed for this important renewable energy project.   There will be a Dudgeon Offshore Wind public drop-in exhibition at Necton Village Hall on Tuns Road, Necton, Norfolk on Wednesday 25th […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Grid Connection

    Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited (DOW), a subsidiary of Warwick Energy Limited, has applied for planning permission to construct and operate an onshore substation, and associated cable route spur, needed to allow the electricity generated from the proposed Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm (Dudgeon) project to enter the national electricity transmission system.  The application is accompanied by […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 1,700-ton topside built by Sembmarine SLP for the offshore substation of the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm has sailed out of the port of Lowestoft, UK. The four-deck topside will be installed on a 1,500-tonne steel jacket which was put in place some 32 kilometres off Cromer, Norfolk, at the beginning of June. The jacket structure […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vysiion has been awarded further contracts to support the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm development located some 35 kilometres off the coast of Cromer in North Norfolk. The company has been working to support the Dudgeon development since its inception and its most recent contract award, through Siemens Transmission & Distribution, is to support the communication infrastructure. The scope […]

  • 19 April 2016

    Sembmarine SLP, which has designed and built the offshore substation for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm is preparing for the sail away of its jacket to the project construction site. The 1,500-tonne jacket will be loaded onto a barge in Lowestoft tomorrow (20 April), and ready to be towed 100km up the coast to the site in early May. […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Work has commenced in Norfolk to install the underground cables and construct the substations that will enable electricity produced by the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm to be distributed into the UK National Grid electricity network. Two underground cables will run from Weybourne on the North Norfolk coast to Necton, near Swaffham where the new electricity […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Installation works on the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm are progressing according to plan and the project is halfway to being completed, according to Dudgeon Offshore Windfarm Limited (DOWL). The wind farm’s export cables were laid and the jacket for the offshore substation was installed in May. The crane vessel Oleg Strashnov has installed half of […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A 1,500-tonne steel jacket which will support an offshore substation at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm has been installed in the seabed some 32 kilometres off Cromer, Norfolk.  The jacket structure, built by Sembmarine SLP Ltd, was sunk into the seabed using suction bucket technology for the first time on an offshore substation in the UK. Four suction buckets, […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited (DOW), a subsidiary of Warwick Energy Limited, has today received planning permission from Breckland Council to build and operate an onshore substation near Necton, Norfolk, together with an associated buried cable route spur. The substation is needed to connect the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm (Dudgeon) project to the national electrical transmission […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall has confirmed the dates of the March round of public engagement days for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project.

  • 17 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has commenced its official autumn consultation on the anticipated environmental impact of the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project.

  • 16 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall, the developer of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, has published maps showing a reduced number of search areas identified as potential locations for onshore electrical infrastructure.

  • 19 November 2012

    Public inquiry regarding plans for a substation at Little Dunham, which would connect the Dudgeon offshore wind farm with the national grid, ended last week at the EcoTech Centre in Swaffham with strong public opposition.  Little Dunham Parish Council chairman Simon Fowler is cited by the EDP24 news site as saying that the residents are […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Grid Connection

    Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited has awarded the contract for the Electrical System Infrastructure for its Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm to Siemens Transmission and Distribution Ltd. The contract covers engineering, procurement, construction and offshore hook-up of one onshore substation and one offshore substation including jacket foundation. Siemens will have the overall system responsibility to connect the […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK Planning Inspectorate is holding hearings on the Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project as part of the examination of the order granting development consent application. The two issue-specific hearings on offshore effects, including the draft development consent order, will be held on 21 and 22 January 2020, beginning at 10:00 a.m. local time at […]

  • 5 April 2012

    According to EDP 24, the High Court ordered the Breckland Council to re-examine the decision to reject planning application for construction of a huge electricity substation, to be located 0.5km south of Little Dunham. As a result of resolute protests of the villagers, in October 2010 the Breckland councillors supported the voice of the people […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited, the developer of the  Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm, has announced on its official website that a public exhibition for the North Norfolk Coastal Communities regarding its project will be held from noon to 7:00 pm on 10th July, at Merchants’ Place in Church Street, Cromer. The Dudgeon Offshore Wind team will […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited (DOW), a subsidiary of Warwick Energy Limited, has received the planning permissions needed to construct and operate the onshore cables for the proposed Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm (Dudgeon) project. The permission received from the Planning Inspectorate covers the northern 28km section of the buried cable system needed to allow the electricity […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Carillion has been awarded a £30m contract by Dudgeon Offshore Windfarm Ltd to design, supply, install and test a twin circuit onshore 132kV cable system over a distance of 47km from landfall near Weybourne, Norfolk to Necton, Norfolk.  Dudgeon Offshore Windfarm Ltd., a joint venture between Statoil, Statkraft and Masdar, will invest approximately £1.5bn in […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has won an order worth around $55 million to supply a submarine AC (alternating current) power cable system for a new wind farm, located off the coast of Norfolk. The underwater cables will feed the electricity generated by the 400-megawatt (MW) Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm into the UK national grid. The order was received […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has revealed early plans for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm, including its decision to bury around 50km of onshore transmission cables under ground. After coming to an agreement with National Grid, Vattenfall plans to bring power from the 1.8GW offshore wind farm, located 47km offshore at its nearest point, to the shore between Bacton […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sembmarine SLP hopes it will win a contract for the offshore substation for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind project.  At an event celebrating the completion and delivery of the offshore substation for the Dudgeon offshore wind farm, the company issued a rallying campaign call to the East of England energy industry. Paul Thomson, managing director […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is starting community consultation about the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm next week.

  • 25 January 2017
    Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish offshore wind developer Vattenfall has narrowed the underground onshore cable route for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm following public consultation.  The potential development area for the proposed 60km underground cable route has narrowed from a 3-7km wide search area to a 700 metre corridor. The narrowing of the search area allows more focused ecological […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    As announced earlier, Vattenfall has now started holding public consultation to discuss its preliminary environmental information report (PEIR) for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm. On 11 November, a session which saw a record turnout was held in Happisburgh, where some of the residents voiced their concerns over the onshore infrastructure.

  • 3 September 2013
    Grid Connection

    Since being purchased by Statoil and Statkraft in October 2012, Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited has undertaken a comprehensive review of the plan for the development and construction of the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. This wind farm will generate sufficient electricity to power over 250,000 UK homes each year, but in order to reach these homes […]