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Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm – report on community consultation

In September and October 2013, representatives from DONG energy visited 8 locations on the North West and Isle of Man coast and met nearly 370 people as part of the second round of community consultation events for the proposed Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm.  All previous consultation documents,  new environmental information and photomontages of potential seascapes

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Walney Extension Offshore Windfarm newsletter 4

The latest newsletter from Dong Energy on progress on the Walney Extension is available to download from this link. (Please note if you are viewing this in the e-newsletter you will need to click on the title above to access a workable link).

Closed – Stage 1 consultation for Rhiannon Wind Farm, an offshore wind farm proposal in the Irish Sea

Celtic Array Limited – a joint venture between Centrica Renewable Energy Limited and DONG Energy – has been awarded exclusive rights to seek consent to build and operate offshore wind farms in the Irish Sea Zone. Rhiannon Wind Farm (RWF) is the first offshore wind project proposal in the Irish Sea Zone.  At its closest

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Irish Sea: Issues and Opportunities Workshop – 2nd November 2012, Liverpool

This free event is open to all with an interest in the Irish Sea. To register visit the events page At the inaugural conference of the Irish Sea Maritime Forum held in Belfast in June 2012 stakeholders suggested that an Irish Sea Issues and Opportunities discussion paper would be a useful early output for the Forum

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Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm – Geotechnical Investigation

DONG Energy will be carrying out a geotechnical investigation at the proposed Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm site from late August until mid-September. The aim of the investigation is to provide details about the structure of the seabed. It is a preliminary licensed study and does not pre-empt the pre-application process (see National Infrastructure

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World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Opens off the Cumbrian Coast

The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Edward Davey, opened the world’s biggest offshore windfarm off Walney in Cumbria today (9th February). The £1 billion pound wind farm consists of 102 turbines and will produce enough power to supply 320,000 households. It is a joint venture between DONG Energy, SSE and OPW. It

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Outer Solway Offshore Wind

Outer Solway Offshore Wind

DONG Energy have begun a feasibility project to investigate the potential for an offshore windfarm in the outer Solway Firth. The study is set to continue for the next four months and DONG have indicated that local consultations will be conducted in the new year. For more information, visit the project website. Map of the search

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Burbo Bank Extension – Public Consultation

Burbo Bank Extension – Public Consultation

DONG Energy have announced a series of first-round consultation events to seek the views of the community over their application to extend the Burbo Bank windfarm. The proposed project would provide approximately 250MW of additional capacity, enough to power around 170,000 homes, and will cover a maximum area of 40 square kilometers. Consultation documents are available

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