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  • 24 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Haven Seariser 2 jack-up vessel has been deployed off the Norfolk coast in the UK to collect seabed data for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind projects. The work, along with other surveys currently being carried out, will shape the design of what will become one of the world’s largest wind farms. […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro’s DP2 geotechnical drill ship Fugro Scout has commenced a site characterisation campaign at Vattenfall’s Norfolk Vanguard and Norfolk Boreas offshore wind sites. The data from the four-month geotechnical investigations will be used for ground modelling for the two offshore wind farms, located more than 40 kilometres off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The work […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded development consent for Vattenfall’s application to build the 1.8 GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm. ”This decision justifies the confidence that we have in the offshore wind sector in Britain, and we’re looking forward to developing the project and benefiting the […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has postponed the decision deadline for a Development Consent Order (DCO) related to Vattenfall’s 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project. The Secretary of State originally had until 10 December to issue a DCO decision. The statement confirming the new deadline for a decision […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 19 October 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    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, […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 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.

  • 12 May 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The deadline for the close of the examination period for Vattenfall’s Norfolk Boreas offshore wind farm has been pushed back to 12 October 2020. The UK Planning Inspectorate submitted a request to extend the examination period for the Norfolk Boreas development consent order (DCO) application to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) […]

  • 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 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The UK Planning Inspectorate has accepted for examination the development consent order (DCO) application for the Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project. Vattenfall now expects hearings to follow late this year and in early 2020, with a decision expected in the summer next year. To remind, Norfolk Boreas Limited submitted the DCO application on 11 June. Norfolk […]