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The UK Secretary of State has accepted for examination Vattenfall’s application for the development consent order (DCO) for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project.
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.
Vattenfall has issued a preliminary environmental information report revealing project details related to the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm.
Vattenfall is looking at using wind turbines with a capacity of between 7MW and 20MW at its proposed 1,800MW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm in the UK.
Vattenfall has commenced its official autumn consultation on the anticipated environmental impact of the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project.
Swedish energy company Vattenfall has contracted Lowestoft-based Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cesta) to measure offshore weather and sea conditions for its 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project.
Students from the University Technical College Norfolk have worked with energy company Vattenfall and 3D-visualisation firm 3DW to inform the development of software that will be used to show what the proposed Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project will look like.
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.
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 […]
UK-based 3D graphics company 3DW has recently completed an interactive 3D model of the proposed 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm for Vattenfall. The Swedish energy company will use the 3D model of the wind farm at their public consultation for the scheme, which will be held across Norfolk, UK, from 18 to 29 October. The […]
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 […]
Swedish energy company Vattenfall will start the first phase of public consultation on the proposed 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm with a series of Public Information Days across Norfolk in the second half of October 2016. The first event in the series will be held at Aylsham on 18 October, with the seventh and […]
Vattenfall has called on local businesses in East Anglia, UK, interested in joining the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project to register online with the company, advising “it’s important to start early”. The Swedish company is at the early stages of developing the Norfolk Vanguard. The project, if consented, is scheduled to start construction and operation […]
Vattenfall has contracted aerial survey specialists APEM to provide ultra-high resolution bird and marine mammal surveys for its Norfolk Vanguard West site. Norfolk Vanguard comprises two sites, East and West. Once constructed, it will provide a generating capacity of up to 1,800MW. APEM has been surveying both the East and West development areas of Norfolk […]
APEM will complete a final survey over Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard East site this month, as part of an eight month project to gather data on birds and marine mammals in the area. Eight surveys were flown out from Norwich International Airport at monthly intervals between September 2015 and April 2016 and the resulting images were […]
Vattenfall has appointed the UK-based Remarkable Group to provide communications and consultation support for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm. Due to its size, Norfolk Vanguard is classed as a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP) and will require extensive engagement and consultation with the local communities in Norfolk. This is in line with requirements set out by the […]
Vattenfall will submit a planning application for its 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm to the UK Planning Inspectorate in 2018, with hope it will obtain an irrevocable consent in early 2020. If all processes run as smoothly as expected and a final investment decision is taken, offshore construction can start in the early 2020s, according to Ruari Lean, […]
Sweden-headquartered Vattenfall has started development of the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm project off the coast of Norfolk, following the recent agreement with The Crown Estate to take the project into the planning process. Vattenfall and The Crown Estate have also agreed to develop the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas, with the development of this project expected to start in […]
A Cable Relay Station (CRS) for the Norfolk Vanguard project could turn out to be a stumbling stone for Vattenfall’s proposed HVAC option, as North Norfolk District Council pointed to this part of the proposal as the one to be further examined, a little after Happisburgh residents voiced their concerns over this onshore solution at Vattenfall’s consultation session mid-November.
Vattenfall is starting community consultation about the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm next week.
Vattenfall and Peel Ports have agreed to reserve space at Great Yarmouth harbour to site an operations base for the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms.
London-based consultancy Copper has been appointed by Norfolk Boreas Limited to provide strategic communications consultancy for the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm and associated onshore electricity connection in Norfolk.
APEM has completed seabird and marine mammal surveys at Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project in the UK.
Vattenfall, the developer of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, has invited local businesses to register their interest in the projects and provide more information about what they can do, especially installing onshore electrical infrastructure.
Vattenfall and community broadband group Better Broadband are investigating ways in which the proposed Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind projects could bring broadband improvements in North Norfolk, UK.
Swedish energy group Vattenfall plans to deploy High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) cable technology to connect the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard and its sister project, the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas, to the UK’s National Grid.