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10 April 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

The UK Planning Inspectorate has completed the examination of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) of Ørsted’s Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm. The Examining Authority will now compile a report comprising conclusions and recommendations in respect of the application. The report is then sent to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), who […]

8 February 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

The UK Planning Inspectorate is hosting issue-specific hearings on the Thanet Extension offshore wind project this month as part of Vattenfall’s application for an order granting development consent. The hearings will take place between 19 and 21 February at the Discovery Park in Sandwich, Kent, with the Accompanied Site Inspection (ASI) scheduled for 18 February. The […]

9 January 2019 Authorities, Business & Finance

The UK Planning Inspectorate is holding hearings and accompanied site inspections for the Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm as part of its examination of Ørsted’s application for an order granting development consent. The first hearing will take place on 28 January at 7:00 p.m. local time at the North Norfolk District Council. The next three meetings […]

7 March 2016 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The examination period for the proposed electrical infrastructure for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm closed on 3 March, the UK Planning Inspectorate (PINS) reported, and the proposal is now in a decision stage.  There will now be a period of 3 months for the Examining Authority to consider and make a recommendation to the Secretary […]

3 September 2015

UK planning inspectors will host a meeting today about the plans to install 40-mile onshore cable. About 200 landowners would be affected by 60-meter wide trench which would host a cables connecting Triton Knoll offshore wind farm to the grid at Bicker Fen, writes ITV. “The preliminary meeting is procedural and it is for the […]

8 September 2014 Authorities

The Examining Authority has until Wednesday to issue recommendations on the Hornsea offshore wind farm Project One. The Authority will write a report setting out their conclusions on the application, and stating the  reasons for those conclusions. The report will make a recommendation to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change who will […]

8 August 2014 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The planning Inspectorate issued a recommendation to the Secretary of State regarding the Walney Extension offshore wind farm project. The Secretary of State has 3 months starting yesterday to issue a decision. Dong Energy plans to develop the 750MW wind energy project located approximately 19km west-southwest from the Isle of Walney. Comprising up to 207 […]

27 June 2014 Authorities

The Planning Inspectorate issued a report of recommendation to the Secretary of State for the proposed Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The Secretary of State now has three months to make a decision on this proposal. The 90MW Burbo Bank offshore wind farm currently comprises 25 wind turbines, located in the Liverpool Bay at […]

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 […]

24 April 2014 Authorities

The UK Planning Inspectorate accepted offshore wind developer, Forewind’s second development consent order application for the Dogger Bank Zone. The application for the 2.4 gigawatt (GW) Dogger Bank Teesside A&B development comes eight months after Forewind submitted its first application, for the 2.4GW Dogger Bank Creyke Beck proposal, which is almost half-way through the examination […]

14 April 2014 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

Developers of the Navitus Bay offshore wind project, Eneco Wind UK Ltd (Eneco) and EDF Energy Renewables, submitted an application for the Development Consent Order (DCO) to the Planning Inspectorate on April 10. The Planning Inspectorate will review the application and decide whether or not to accept it by May 8. If the application is […]

6 March 2014 Authorities, Technology

The Planning Inspectorate has today (6 March 2014) accepted for consideration the application by Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay plc (TLSB) for consent to build the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Acceptance means that the application has reached the required standards to proceed to public examination before being determined by the Secretary of State for Energy & […]

21 November 2013 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

RPS has confirmed that the UK Planning Inspectorate will be holding the Preliminary Meeting for Hornsea Offshore Wind Farm on the 10th of December 2013. Hornsea Project One, comprises up to 332 offshore wind turbines in the North Sea located103km from Yorkshire Coastline, 140km of offshore cable coming ashore at Horseshoe Point, Lincolnshire, and 40km […]

26 September 2013 Authorities

The Planning Inspectorate accepted Forewind’s development consent order application for the first stage of offshore wind energy development on the Dogger Bank Zone. The application for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck, comprising two offshore wind farms with a total installed capacity of up to 2.4 gigawatts (GW), was submitted in August after more than three years […]

29 August 2013 Authorities

The application for Atlantic Array offshore wind farm was accepted by the Planning Inspectorate on behalf of the Secretary of State to proceed to examination on 12 July 2013. Channel Energy Limited announced that the period during which those interested in the proposal can register with the Planning Inspectorate is between 26 July and 16 […]

4 May 2012

The proposal by Able UK to build around 1,700 metre long quay near East Nalton will be examined by three inspectors, according to Scunthorpe. The site will include transport depots, warehousing, external storage areas, offices, a business park and motel along with energy developments. Even though the planning application was accepted in January by Infrastructure […]

17 December 2015 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The UK Planning Inspectorate closed the examination period for the Hornsea Two offshore wind project yesterday. The Examining Authority now has 3 months to consider the project and make a recommendation to the Secretary of State, who will then have further 3 months to make the decision. Hornsea Project Two, located approximately 89km off the Yorkshire coast, will […]

14 October 2014 Authorities

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 2014 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Almost 300 people attended the public consultation events held at six locations along the proposed cable route of the development and 75 per cent of those who filled in exit questionnaires were supportive of the plans presented.  Written responses were received from statutory consultees such as government departments and agencies, non-governmental organisations and trade associations on topics from coastal erosion, construction […]

4 June 2014 Authorities

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 […]

18 June 2013 Wind Farm Update

An application for the Atlantic Array offshore wind farm was received by the UK’s National Planning Inspectorate from Channel Energy Limited on Friday, 14 June. In the next 28 days, the Planning Inspectorate will review the application and decide whether or not to accept it. This decision should be made by 12 July. In March, […]

6 March 2013 Wind Farm Update

The UK Planning Inspectorate received an application from E.ON Climate and Renewables for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm project on March 1st. A couple of months ago, E.ON decided to temporarily withdraw its application for the Development Consent Order in order to tackle some remaining issues voiced during the previously held consultation process. The application, […]

8 January 2013 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

E.ON has temporarily withdrawn the planning application for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, which it submitted on December 14. The energy company sent a letter to the Planning Inspectorate on January 2, which is published on the Inspectorate’s website, expressing its wish to withdraw the application at this stage and the intention to resubmit it […]

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 November 2018 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The UK Planning Inspectorate has appointed the Examining Authority for Vattenfall’s application for the Thanet Extension development consent order (DCO).

29 June 2018 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall has submitted an application for the development consent order (DCO) for the Thanet Extension offshore wind farm to the UK Planning Inspectorate.