Last month, a statement from BEIS’ Lord Duncan of Springbank confirmed that consents for three offshore wind farms could not be granted until Natural England, the Environment Agency and the Marine Management Organisation were satisfied with the developers’ revised mitigation plans.
Planning Act 2008
06 Apr 2016
The trio of wind farms off the Norfolk and Kent coasts are being developed by Vattenfall and Ørsted. If given the go-ahead, the three would add an additional 4,500 megawatts of capacity to the national grid.