31 Mar '14, 4pm

UK's Natural Power grants consent support for 1.16GW offshore wind project: Moray Offshore Wind Farm billed as...

The offshore wind farm, based off the Caithness coast in the outer Moray Firth, Scotland, marks a critical stage for the industry in developing deeper water wind farms further from shore. Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd., a joint venture between EDP Renewables (EDPR UK) and Repsol Nuevas Energias UK, appointed Natural Power as lead ornithology and marine mammal advisors during the scoping, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and post-submission consultation stages of the projects’ development in August 2010. Natural Power commenced work on the Moray Offshore Wind Farm involving some 25 staff across a four-year period. The Ecology, Hydrology, Planning and Development teams provided MORL with the leading offshore consulting services including: Ornithological and marine mammal advice feeding in to the Project Design Envelope Scoping guidance Boat-based bird and marine mammal ...

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