News

21-07-2014

The Planning Inspectorate's preliminary meeting which starts the six-month examination phase for Dogger Bank Teesside A&B will be held next month (Tuesday, August 5) in Redcar.

08-07-2014
The Examining Authority now has just over a month left of its examination of the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck development consent order application with one final set of hearings remaining.
20-06-2014
Forewind’s fourth and latest annual review summarising the organisations key activities and progress over the past 12 months has now been published.
15-05-2014
The latest edition of Dogger Bank News, including the dates and times of the upcoming hearings for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck, has been published online today.
12-05-2014

Organisations and individuals interested in participating in the examination phase of the Dogger Bank Teesside A&B offshore wind development proposals have a month today to register their interest.


07-05-2014

A 3D computer generated simulation of the proposed Dogger Bank offshore development has been produced to help offshore authorities understand what vessels and rescue helicopters will see once it is constructed.

02-05-2014

Forewind has appointed Tarald Gjerde as its new General Manager and as Project Director of the Dogger Bank Zone.

28-04-2014
A remote-controlled drone with four helicopter-like rotors, weighing no more than two kilograms and equipped with a camera has been successfully used to inspect Forewind’s meteorological masts located more than 130 kilometres from the UK coast.
23-04-2014

The Planning Inspectorate today accepted offshore wind developer, Forewind’s second development consent order application for the Dogger Bank Zone.

28-03-2014

Forewind submitted its development consent order application for the 2.4 GW Dogger Bank Teesside A&B offshore wind energy proposal to the Planning Inspectorate today.

19-02-2014

Forewind, in agreement with The Crown Estate has revised the current development potential for the total capacity of the wind energy projects in the Dogger Bank Zone from 9 gigawatts (GW) to 7.2 GW.

13-02-2014

The Planning Inspectorate's preliminary meeting which starts the six-month examination phase for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck will be held next week (Tuesday, February 18) in Hull.

06-02-2014

Forewind chairman Charles Hendry MP has been announced as the Programme Ambassador for RenewableUK's Global Offshore Wind 2014 conference and exhibition.




29-01-2014
The innovative "human-free" installation technique used to install the Dogger Bank meteorological masts was awarded the runner-up trophy at last night's Renewable UK and The Crown Estate Health and Safety Award ceremony.
12-12-2013

Consultation responses on the proposals for Forewind's 2.4 GW wind energy development, Dogger Bank Teesside A & B are due next week (Friday, 20 December).

02-12-2013

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has given its unanimous support to the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck offshore wind energy development proposals.

21-11-2013

Forewind contractor VolkerInfra will carry out a borehole survey this month near the site where the Dogger Bank Teesside A & B and Dogger Bank Teesside C & D export cables are proposed to come to shore.

18-11-2013

The public consultation events being held as part of Forewind’s consultation on the proposed 2.4GW Dogger Bank Teesside A & B development will start this Friday (November 22).

13-11-2013

Teachers from 13 schools in the North East have been selected to take part in an innovative education programme where they will use interactive lessons and workshops to raise student awareness about career opportunities in offshore wind energy.

11-11-2013

Forewind Chairman Charles Hendry MP introduced the Share Fair session at last week's RenewableUK 2013 Annual Conference in Birmingham and emphasised the need for UK companies to take advantage of the offshore wind energy industry's supply chain opportunities.

04-11-2013
This Friday (November 8) is the deadline for two separate submissions related to the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck development consent order application.
31-10-2013

The final phase of pre-application consultation for Forewind’s second stage of offshore wind energy development, Dogger Bank Teesside A & B begins on Monday (November 4).

24-10-2013
The latest edition of Dogger Bank News, announcing the start of the second and final phase of statutory consultation for Dogger Bank Teesside A&B, has been published today.
14-10-2013

The final survey needed for offshore wind energy developer Forewind to complete its planned applications for the development of the Dogger Bank Zone begins this week.

02-10-2013

Forewind has launched a consultation process on an ornithology addendum (relating to the cumulative and in-combination assessment) for the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck development consent order application.

02-10-2013

Registration is now open for organisations and individuals who wish to become registered parties in relation to the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck development consent order application.

25-09-2013

The Planning Inspectorate today accepted Forewind’s development consent order application for the first stage of offshore wind energy development on the Dogger Bank Zone.

24-09-2013

Forewind’s second of two planned meteorological masts was erected at Dogger Bank during the weekend using the innovative suction installed Bucket Foundation and a “human free” technique for the steel tower placement.

16-09-2013

Teachers from Hull, East Riding and Teesside schools are being sought to become wind energy champions as Forewind launches the next stage of its innovative education initiative, Champions for Wind.

31-08-2013

After more than three years of surveys, research, consultation and reporting, Forewind has submitted its application for a Development Consent Order for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck to the Planning Inspectorate.

09-07-2013
Forewind’s third annual review summarising the work done over the past 12 months towards gaining development consent has now been published.
05-07-2013

More than 2000 students from Hull, East Riding and Teesside secondary schools have now gained an insight into the career opportunities offered by the offshore wind industry after the completion of the second year of Champions for Wind initiative.

24-06-2013

The final statutory consultation phase for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck is complete and feedback from it has already been included into the development proposals.

05-06-2013
Teesside residents, business owners and community leaders were given the opportunity to find out the latest on Dogger Bank Teesside at a series of one-to-one consultation meetings, and at briefing sessions held in late May.
04-06-2013

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.

23-05-2013

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).

21-05-2013

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.

30-04-2013
Forewind will hold a series of six public events next week as part of the final consultation for its first stage of development, Dogger Bank Creyke Beck (starting Tuesday, 7 May).
24-04-2013

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).

17-04-2013
Forewind’s second and final stage of consultation for our first offshore wind energy development, Dogger Bank Creyke Beck begins this Friday (April 19).
12-04-2013

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).

11-04-2013

The latest edition of Dogger Bank News has been published today, and is now available online.

27-03-2013

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.

07-03-2013
Forewind General Manager Lee Clarke was one of a number of key industry speakers presenting at this year's SNS2013 conference (South North Sea) organised annually by the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR).
26-02-2013
The installation of the first of two innovative suction-installed foundations on Dogger Bank last week represents the first stage of construction of the world's largest offshore wind development.
22-02-2013

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.

11-02-2013

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.



04-02-2013

Forewind has today announced the appointment of former Energy Minister Charles Hendry MP as its new chairman.

24-01-2013
The innovative suction-installed foundations that represent the first stage of construction at Dogger Bank are now on their way to the site.
03-01-2013
The latest news and information on the development of Dogger Bank is now available in the third edition of Dogger Bank News, published today.
17-12-2012

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.

15-11-2012

Forewind has announced the project boundaries of the first four offshore wind farm projects to be developed in the Round 3 Dogger Bank Zone.

02-11-2012

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.

22-10-2012

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.

17-10-2012

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.

05-10-2012

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.

14-09-2012
The latest news and information on the development of Dogger Bank is now available via the second edition of Dogger Bank News, published today.
12-09-2012

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).

29-08-2012

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).

02-08-2012

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.

11-07-2012

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.

05-07-2012

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.

08-05-2012
Forewind has today announced its first community consultation events in relation to its second stage of offshore wind development: Dogger Bank Teesside.
30-04-2012

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.

02-04-2012

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.

01-03-2012

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.

 

27-02-2012

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.

06-02-2012
Ten teachers from Hull and East Riding secondary schools are set to become offshore wind“champions” having been selected to take part in a careers education programme launched by Forewind working together with the Humberside Engineering Training Association(HETA).
06-12-2011

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).

 


17-11-2011

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.

25-10-2011

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.

18-10-2011

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.

25-07-2011

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.