Proposed Doger Bank offshore wind farm makes progress

Posted at September 27, 2013 | By : | Categories : News,Renewables | Comments Off on Proposed Doger Bank offshore wind farm makes progress

An application from Forewind for the proposed Dogger Bank / Creyke Beck offshore wind farm has been accepted for examination, the Government has announced.

Dogger Bank is the first stage of Forewind’s proposed offshore wind energy development of the Dogger Bank Zone, comprising two wind farms each with an installed capacity of up to 1.2GW.

Located 125 to 290km off the coast of East Yorkshire, both will be connected to the national grid in the East Riding of Yorkshire, if all goes to plan.

Details of the project can be viewed on the Planning Inspectorate, National Infrastructure Directorate’s website and at this stage, interested parties can:

Say what they agree or disagree with in the application and why.

Comment on what other people have said in their representations.

Attend a Preliminary Meeting and say how they think the application should be examined.

Request that an open floor hearing is held.

Attend and request to speak at open floor or issue-specific hearings should one be held.


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