The latest seabed survey contract award by Forewind means the consortium's spend on offshore surveys, primarily carried out by UK contractors, is almost £45 million.
Consultation responses on Forewind’s proposals for its first wind energy development, Dogger Bank Creyke Beck are due in just over two weeks (Tuesday, 11 June).
A case study on the fact the Dogger Bank meteorological mast project, the first in the UK to use a “human-free” technique to place the lattice tower of the mast on top of the awaiting foundation, is now on the website.
Forewind invites Teesside residents and members of the public interested to learn more about the Dogger Bank Teesside offshore wind development to a series of one-to-one discussions (Friday 17 and Saturday 18, May).
An onshore geotechnical survey near the proposed landfall location for the Dogger Bank Teesside export cables, between Redcar and Marske-by-the-Sea, will be carried out next week (starting Tuesday, April 16).
The latest edition of Dogger Bank News has been published today, and is now available online.
The Dogger Bank offshore wind zone is proving to be a site for innovation as a new and safer installation technique has been used to lift Forewind’s initial meteorological mast tower on top of the innovative suction-installed bucket foundation.
Specialist contractors working for Forewind will drill three boreholes near the proposed landfall location for the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck export cables this week to understand the soil strata and geotechnical information of the site.
Forewind's practice run-through approach to offshore surveys has been named as runner-up in the RenewableUK and The Crown Estate, Renewable Energy Health and Safety Award for 2013.
Forewind has today announced the appointment of former Energy Minister Charles Hendry MP as its new chairman.
Forewind’s second stage of offshore wind development, Dogger Bank Teesside, will be divided into two separate Development Consent Order (DCO) applications, each for two offshore wind projects.
Forewind has announced the project boundaries of the first four offshore wind farm projects to be developed in the Round 3 Dogger Bank Zone.
More than 20 community representatives from Redcar and Cleveland were updated on the progress of the Dogger Bank Teesside offshore wind development by wind farm consortium, Forewind last week in Eston, Middlesbrough.
Forewind will this week host the third meeting of the community working group that has been established to assist with the siting of the onshore electricity infrastructure for the proposed Dogger Bank Creyke Beck offshore wind development.
Ten teachers from Teesside schools are set to become offshore wind energy “champions” having been selected to take part in a careers education initiative to boost local young people’s interest in pursuing opportunities in the expanding industry.
The new 132m jack-up vessel Brave Tern, which will install both of Forewind's meteorological masts on Dogger Bank, has been completed and is now on her way to the Harland & Wolff fabrication plant in Belfast.
Lord Deben has resigned from his role as chairman of Forewind following his appointment as the new chairman of the government's climate change advisory body, Committee on Climate Change (CCC).
Teesside secondary school students are set to benefit from a careers education initiative announced by Forewind, development partner for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, working in partnership with the Humberside Engineering Training Association (HETA).
Forewind has now published its second annual review, covering the progress made with the development of the Dogger Bank Zone in the 12 month period from May 2011 until June 2012.
More than 600 students from Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire have gained an insight into the range of the career opportunities in the growing offshore wind industry, following the completion of the first stage of the teacher-led careers initiative, Champions for Wind.
After two and a half years of ongoing aerial and vessel operations, Forewind, development partner for the Dogger Bank offshore wind zone, has concluded the first phase of the most comprehensive offshore bird and marine mammal survey ever undertaken.
The second meeting of the community working group established to assist Forewind with the siting of the electricity infrastructure for the proposed Dogger Bank Creyke Beck development will be held in Cottingham this week.
The landfall location for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck – the site the electricity cable from the wind farm comes to shore – has been finalised following surveys, research and feedback from stakeholders.
Forewind has signed connection agreements with National Grid for three further 1GW grid connections, adding to the 3GW signed since the zone was awarded in early-2010.
Representatives from parish councils, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and community groups will be invited to take part in a working group aimed at assisting Forewind, developer of the proposed Dogger Bank Creyke Beck offshore wind farm projects, with the siting of its electricity infrastructure near Cottingham.
Yorkshire secondary school students are set to benefit from a careers education initiative announced by Forewind working in partnership with the Humberside Engineering Training Association (HETA).
Forewind, development partner for the Dogger Bank Zone, potentially the world’s largest wind energy project, announces its first community consultation events to present proposals for its first development: Dogger Bank Creyke Beck.
Forewind, development partner for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, potentially the world’s largest wind energy project, has signed an agreement with National Grid for two 1GW grid connections potentially located in Teesside.
The Forewind consortium will employ an innovative new foundation design concept next year when it installs two meteorological masts on the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone.
A laser wind-profiling instrument to provide measured wind data for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm development has been deployed by Forewind on a gas platform 125 kilometres from shore.