Statoil, with Dong Energy and Siemens, is participating in an event organised by GROW: Offshore Wind on Monday 27th January 2014 in London. The purpose of the event is to explain to key regional and other industry organisations how their members can supply the offshore wind market over the coming 3-5 years, and is aimed at generating jobs and growth in the UK.
The application made in September 2013 by Dudgeon Offshore Wind to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to vary the offshore planning consent for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm has now been approved. The original planning consent was granted in 2012.
In order to ensure that the UK remains on track to meet its renewable energy obligation targets by 2020, the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has just announced that it has chosen sixteen renewable energy generation projects which are 'provisionally affordable' in the Final Investment Decision Enabling for Renewables (FIDeR) process.
Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) confirmed today that Dudgeon Offshore Wind (DOW), along with 15 other projects, has reached the next stage of Final Investment Decision Enabling for Renewables (FIDeR) process, which could be supported either through investment contracts or the enduring Contracts for Difference (CfD) regime.
Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited made on the 17th October 2013 the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited (No.1) Compulsory Purchase Order 2013 [under section 10 and paragraph 1 of Schedule 3 to the Electricity Act 1989]. The Order is now being submitted to the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change for confirmation.
Since being purchased by Statoil and Statkraft in October 2012, Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited has undertaken a comprehensive review of the plan for the development and construction of the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm.