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Kent Wildlife Trust has outlined environmental concerns about a proposed extension to the Thanet offshore wind farm at a Planning Inspectorate hearing. The application, which was submitted by Vattenfall last year, includes plans to run a cable through Sandwich and Pegwell Bay National Nature Reserve. According to the conservation charity, ''the land affected by this […]
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 […]
The UK Planning Inspectorate has appointed the Examining Authority for Vattenfall's application for the Thanet Extension development consent order (DCO).
The UK Secretary of State has accepted for examination Vattenfall's application for the development consent order (DCO) for the Thanet Extension offshore wind project.
Vattenfall has submitted an application for the development consent order (DCO) for the Thanet Extension offshore wind farm to the UK Planning Inspectorate.
Vattenfall has published a video showing indicative 3D visualisations of key offshore and onshore features of its Thanet Extension offshore wind farm project to be situated offshore Kent, UK.
Vattenfall will kick off the statutory consultation process on the Thanet Extension offshore wind farm project to get feedback on the Preliminary Environmental Information Report (PEIR).
Vattenfall is seeking views from Thanet and Sandwich residents on plans to use 34 250-metre tall wind turbines for its proposed Thanet Extension wind farm offshore Kent, UK.
60% of local residents support Vattenfall's plan to extend the existing Thanet Extension offshore wind farm, a recent survey shows.
Vattenfall has submitted a request to the Crown Estate for the seabed rights for the Thanet Extension offshore wind farm.
Vattenfall has completed the last of five local public events which invited people to find out more and share their views on the possibility of building an extension to the 300MW Thanet offshore wind farm off the Kent coast in south-east England. Alongside these sessions, the public also has the opportunity to take part in an […]
Vattenfall has started developing a proposal for an extension to the existing and operational Thanet offshore wind farm located approximately 12 kilometres from the shore at Margate in Kent, UK. The extension would comprise addition of up to 34 turbines on the edges of the existing 300MW wind farm which has been operational since 2010. Using the […]
The Crown Estate has completed its initial assessment of offshore wind extension applications in UK waters, confirming that the eight proposed projects, representing up to 3.4GW of potential new capacity, have satisfied the application criteria.
Royal HaskoningDHV has been contracted by Vattenfall Wind Power Ltd (VWPL) to continue into the next phase of the Kentish Flats Extension Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of Kent in South East England. Construction has now commenced on the project, which extends the existing capacity from 90MW to 140MW through the installation of fifteen […]
Vattenfall, the Swedish energy company behind the extension to Kentish Flats offshore wind farm, has appointed a Thanet business to build an extension to its operations centre for the scheme. The building extension in Ramsgate harbour is being built by Ramsgate-based BEC and a number of locally based subcontractors, such as groundwork specialists PKR Services, […]
SeaPlanner has been selected by Vattenfall as its marine coordination and management tool for the Kentish Flats Extension offshore wind farm. This extends SeaPlanner’s presence on Vattenfall sites, which already includes the construction site, Dan Tysk, and generation projects, Thanet and Kentish Flats. The SeaPlanner system provides the construction team with a complete management and tracking […]
Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 15 V112-3.3 MW offshore turbines for the extension of the Kentish Flats wind farm off the coast of the UK. Vattenfall has contracted Vestas for the supply, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines as well as a 5-year service and maintenance agreement (AOM 5000). Delivery […]
Vattenfall has given the green light to a 15 turbine offshore wind farm off the Kent coast. Vattenfall’s 49.5 megawatt (MW) Kentish Flats Extension (KFE), consented by the UK Government’s Energy Secretary earlier this year, has gained a final investment decision from the Vattenfall Board of Directors to deliver the sustainable energy scheme. When operational […]
Vattenfall has launched its national supply chain campaign in Norwich, UK, to present opportunities from the proposed Norfolk Vanguard, Norfolk Boreas and Thanet Extension offshore wind farms. The campaign, part of the commitment to the Offshore Wind Sector Deal, will gather around 300 companies to hear about opportunities ahead of the three wind farms and […]
Vattenfall’s three Danish offshore wind projects are progressing on schedule following the order of wind turbines from Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Gunnar Groebler, Senior Vice President Business Area Wind at Vattenfall, said.
MP Craig Mackinlay opened Vattenfall's newly refurbished site office in Ramsgate on Wednesday in front of staff and contractors. "Our Operations and Maintenance building is now officially up and running having been refurbished and extended to accommodate more staff. The facilities have also been upgraded with a new drying room for wet gear and auditorium for staff […]
Royal Haskoning plays a key role in helping Vattenfall become the first offshore energy company to be cleared for examination by the Infrastructure Planning Commission (IPC), and move a step closer to achieving its plan to extend an existing offshore wind farm. Following an extensive community consultation and Environmental Impact Assessment, Vattenfall plans to extend […]