26 Sep '14, 11am

Crown Estate welcomes consent for UK offshore wind extension

Crown Estate welcomes consent for UK offshore wind extension

Consent was granted to DONG Energy Burbo Extension Limited for an extension to the existing Burbo Bank offshore wind farm. The development consent order will allow an additional 259MW of additional electricity generating capacity, equivalent to the power requirements of up to 170,000 homes. The proposed project would be located west of the operational Burbo Bank offshore wind farm in Liverpool Bay, around 7 kilometers north of the North Wirral coast and 12.2 kilometres from the Point of Ayr on the Welsh coast. Onshore construction is scheduled to begin in November this year with offshore construction anticipated to begin in 2016. Commissiong is estimated to be completed by the first quarter of 2017. “As manager of the UK seabed we are delighted to see such positive decisions coming through the planning process, which further support the UK’s position as a global leader in ...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/article/crown-esta...

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