The two proposed offshore wind farms would be located 125KM to 290km off the East Yorkshire coast

The Planning Inspectorate has accepted Forewind’s development consent

order application for the first stage of offshore wind energy

development on the Dogger Bank Zone.

Dogger Bank Creyke Beck (previously known as Dogger Bank Offshore Wind

Farm) is the first stage of Forewind’s offshore wind energy development

of the Dogger Bank Zone.

It will comprise two wind

farms, each with an installed capacity of up to 1.2GW, which are

expected to connect to the national grid in the East Riding of

Yorkshire.

The offshore wind farms will be

located in the Dogger Bank Zone which is located between 125KM to 290km

off the coast of East Yorkshire.

The onshore elements of the

development will be located in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Have your say

You can read the application documents

and register with the Planning Inspectorate to become an “interested

party” so you can make your comments. The deadline for registering is 8

November 2013.

Final consultation

This stage of the Planning Inspectorate application process lasts for

approximately three months. During the pre-examination stage, members

of the public can:

  • Provide their views in writing (this is time-limited towards the beginning of this period)
  • Read the views of others who have registered
  • Comment on the views that other people have provided
  • Attend the preliminary meeting
  • Request an open floor hearing is held and ask to speak at it

Final consultation announced for Dogger Bank Teesside A & B

The final phase of pre-application public consultation for Forewind’s

second stage of offshore wind energy development, Dogger Bank Teesside A

& B, will run from Monday 4 November to 20 December 2013.

The consultation includes three

public events to be held in venues near the proposed landfall and cable

route:

Redcar: Friday 22 November, 2.00pm – 7.30pm

The Hub, 28-29 Esplanade, Redcar, TS10 3AE

Lazenby: Saturday 23 November, 10.30am – 4.30pm

Lazenby Village Hall, High Street, Lazenby, TS6 8DU

Redcar: Monday 25 November, 11.00am – 6.00pm

Zetland Park Methodist Church, The Crescent, Redcar, TS10 3AU

More information is available at www.forewind.co.uk