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8 March 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

Norfolk and Suffolk have been named as the UK’s leading centre for offshore wind with the launch of a new cluster in conjunction with the release of the UK’s Offshore Wind Sector Deal. The Norfolk and Suffolk Offshore Wind Cluster is expected to help create thousands of new jobs and unlock investment in the local area […]

31 October 2018 Wind Farm Update

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

4 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

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.

17 September 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

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.

1 August 2018 Environment

APEM has completed seabird and marine mammal surveys at Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project in the UK.

25 July 2018 Authorities

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.

25 June 2018 Business & Finance

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.

18 April 2018 Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

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.

22 February 2018 Environment, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

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. 

12 December 2017

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.

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.

31 October 2017 Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall has issued a preliminary environmental information report revealing project details related to the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm.

17 October 2017 Wind Farm Update

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.

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.

4 September 2017 R&D, Wind Farm Update

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.

30 August 2017 R&D, Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy is returning to Norfolk next week to exhibit new information and once again seek the community’s views on its proposed 2.4GW Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm.

10 August 2017 Wind Farm Update

Swedish energy company Vattenfall, the developer of the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms, has published feedback from recent workshops and drop-ins about onshore electrical infrastructure.

5 July 2017 Technology

Norfolk Marine’s Tyre Filled Net (TFN) scour prevention system will be installed as scour protection for the foundation of the 5MW Elisa prototype under construction in the Canary Islands.

5 July 2017 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall, the developer of two of the world’s largest offshore wind farms off the Norfolk coast, is in talks with Peel Ports to invest in the port at Great Yarmouth.

23 June 2017 Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy plans to publish and formally consult on the Preliminary Environmental Information Report (PEIR) for the proposed 2.4GW Hornsea Project Three offshore wind project over the summer.

20 June 2017 R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

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.

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.

29 May 2017 Wind Farm Update

A survey team from Geomara onboard the vessel Norfolk Swif has completed a full site survey of E.ON’s Robin Rigg offshore wind farm and export cables.

14 March 2017 Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

APEM has undertaken an aerial survey to assist Vattenfall in identifying an onshore cable corridor for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard and the 1.8GW Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms.

6 March 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall has started a three-year permitting process for the 1.8 GW offshore wind farm, Norfolk Boreas, the sister project to the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard.

6 March 2017 Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

Swedish energy firm Vattenfall has revealed a narrower search area for cables needed to carry power underground from the Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farms. Earlier this year Vattenfall revealed a 700-metre search area for a 60-kilometre underground cable corridor north of Norwich. Ahead of nine public information days in March and April, the […]