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  • Community Consultation Phase 3

    Community Consultation Phase 3

    28th Jul 2018

    Phase 3 of our community consultation takes place from 16th May until 28th August, 31 days after our last planned Public Information Day (PID). We would like to invite you to our next round of PID events so we can consult with your on this area and obtain your feedback.

    Phase 3 Public Information Days - June / July 2018

    The table below provides the locations and dates for the next series of public information days we will be holding as part of Phase 3 throughout June and July.

    The same information will be presented at each of the events listed below. In order to ensure that the public have an opportunity to attend a phase 3 public information day, a number of locations will host two events.

    Location Venue Date Time
    Orford Town Hall Thursday 28th June 4pm-7pm
    Friston Village Hall Friday 29th June 10am-1pm
    Leiston Sizewell Sports and Social Hall Friday 29th June 3pm-6pm
    Southwold Stella Peskett Hall Saturday 30th June 10am-1pm
     
    Lowestoft Victoria Hotel Thursday 5th July 4pm-7pm
    Aldeburgh Jubilee Hall Friday 6th July 10am-1pm
    Thorpeness Country Club Saturday 7th July 10am-1pm
     
    Aldeburgh St Peters and St Pauls Church Hall Thursday 26th July 4pm-7pm
    Leiston Sizewell Sports and Social Hall Friday 27th July 10am-1pm
    Southwold Rugby Club Friday 27th July 3pm-6pm
    Friston Village Hall Saturday 28th July 10am-1pm
    Thorpeness Country Club Saturday 28th July 3pm-6pm

    The key focus of Phase 3 will be to consult on our Indicative Onshore Development Area, which can be found here. In particular we would welcome your views on any mitigation that may be required.

    For more information, visit the East Anglia ONE North or East Anglia TWO pages.

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  • Public Information Days - March 2018

    25th Mar 2018

    We would like to take this opportunity to thank those who visited our Public Information Days in October and November 2017. We have prepared a Summary based on the feedback we received at the events and it is available to view here.

    As part of our continuous commitment to engage with local communities, we are holding further public information days over two weekends in March 2018 (details in the table below). These events will provide members of the public with an update on the progress of the East Anglia TWO and ONE North Projects and an opportunity to give feedback to the development team.

    Location Venue Date Time
    Lowestoft Victoria Hotel 17 March 2018 10am - 1pm
    Southwold Stella Peskett Hall 17 March 2018 3pm - 6pm
    Leiston United Church 18 March 2018 10am - 1pm
    Thorpeness Thorpeness Country Club 24 March 2018 10am - 1pm
    Aldeburgh Jubilee Hall 24 March 2018 3pm - 6pm
    Orford Town Hall 25 March 2018 10am - 1pm

    Supporting material that will be presented at the Public Information Days can be viewed using the links below:

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  • East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm Public Information Days: Horizontal Directional Drilling

    East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm Public Information Days: Horizontal Directional Drilling

    20th Feb 2018

    The East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm developer, ScottishPower Renewables, is inviting local communities to attend a series of public information days in Suffolk to find out more about their upcoming programme of work to install cabling under railways, roads and rivers to connect the windfarm to the national grid.

    In the early stages of planning the East Anglia ONE project, ScottishPower Renewables took the decision to connect the offshore windfarm to the national grid at Bramford using underground cables, rather than constructing pylons.

    Along the 37km route between Bawdsey and Bramford there are approximately 20 locations where Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) is required for crossing under waterways and important infrastructure. HDD is an advanced drilling technique, which will help to minimise disruption and reduce environmental impacts.

    Residents are invited to find out more about ScottishPower Renewables’ plans by attending public information days in Bawdsey, Martlesham and Claydon.

    Joanna Young, Stakeholder Manager for ScottishPower Renewables, said: "East Anglia ONE is progressing well, with construction underway at the onshore substation in Bramford. To help connect the cables we have planned a Horizontal Directional Drilling programme of work. This involves innovative engineering practices and ensures that we won’t impact on train timetables and minimises road works. The largest drilling operation will allow us to install 700 metres of cable underneath the Deben. We would welcome anyone who wants find out more to come and speak to our project team at the public information days." 

    The full list of locations and dates are:

    Venue Date Time
    Bawdsey Village Hall,
    Ferry Road,
    Bawdsey,
    Woodbridge
    IP12 3AS
    Tues 16th Jan, 2018 4.00pm – 7.30pm
    Martlesham Heath Pavilion,
    The Drift,
    Martlesham Heath,
    Ipswich
    IP5 3PL
    Tues 13th Feb, 2018 4.00pm – 7.30pm
    Claydon & Barham Village Hall,
    19 Old Ipswich Road,
    Ipswich
    P6 0AB
    Tues 20th Feb, 2018 4.00pm – 7.30pm
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  • East Anglia TWO and East Anglia ONE North Public Information Days

    East Anglia TWO and East Anglia ONE North Public Information Days

    2nd Nov 2017

    ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) is currently building the 102 turbine East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm off the coast of Suffolk. This project will be followed by the East Anglia THREE offshore windfarm which recently received development consent.

    Building on these first two projects within the East Anglian portfolio, SPR is now seeking to progress development of the East Anglia TWO and East Anglia ONE North offshore windfarms.

    We are holding four Public Information Days (details below) to gauge opinion ahead of the formal consultation, where members of the project team will be available between 12pm and 7pm to answer questions you may have about the two new projects.

    Please feel free to drop in any time between the times shown below:

    Venue Date Time
    Southwold
    St Edmund’s Hall,
    Cumberland Road,
    Southwold,
    IP18 6JP
    30th Oct 2017 12pm – 7pm
    Leiston
    Leiston United Church,
    High Street,
    Leiston,
    IP16 4EL
    31st Oct 2017 12pm – 7pm
    Lowestoft
    Lowestoft Victoria Hotel,
    Kirkley Cliff,
    Lowestoft
    NR33 0BZ
    1st Nov 2017 12pm – 7pm
    Orford
    Orford Town Hall,
    Market Hill,
    Orford,
    Woodbridge, IP12 2NZ
    2nd Nov 2017 12pm – 7pm

     

     

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  • Public information days for East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm

    18th Apr 2017

    Drop-in events are going to be held from 18th-20th April to inform local communities about upcoming works at the East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm substation site, adjacent to National Grid’s substation at Bramford.

    Civil enabling works will commence on 1st May to prepare the site for the main construction work starting later in the year. This preliminary work will include the installation of temporary cabins, a temporary stone access road, permanent drainage and construction of a level platform for the substation.

    Please click here for details.

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  • East Anglia ONE Supply Chain Event - SNS2017

    East Anglia ONE Supply Chain Event - SNS2017

    2nd Mar 2017

    ScottishPower Renewables held a supply chain event at the Norfolk Showground on 2nd March which saw hundreds of business from across the region and further afield attend to hear about the opportunities on the project.

    Click here for full details of all of the opportunities presented on the day as well as contact details for each of the suppliers.


    The event formed day 2 of the East of England Energy Group’s Southern North Sea (SNS) conference. ScottishPower Renewables is in the process of finalising its major contracts for the construction and supply of components for the £2.5bn East Anglia ONE windfarm and together with its contractors outlined future opportunities on the project.

    The supply chain event saw a number of the company’s East Anglia ONE contractors present to the audience about the scope of works to be carried out. Each contractor also detailed the services they would be looking to utilise to carry out the works and explained how businesses could get involved in the project.

    Opportunities on the construction of East Anglia ONE range from civil and electrical works, vessel and ports support, to technicians, logistics and more. For SMEs keen to be involved in the project, and the offshore wind industry in general, the event presented a brilliant opportunity to gain a real insight into what is required to build a project such as East Anglia ONE.

    Click here for full details of all of the opportunities presented on the day as well as contact details for each of the suppliers.

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  • Great Yarmouth Leaders Reception

    Great Yarmouth Leaders Reception

    15th Dec 2015

    We were delighted to join Great Yarmouth Council and more than 100 local business representatives to celebrate the strength of the region’s economy.

    We presented an update on East Anglia ONE, focussing on the investment and growth it will bring.

  • Lowestoft & Waveney Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

    Lowestoft & Waveney Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

    20th Nov 2015

    We joined more than 200 people from local businesses  in an evening of celebration to recognise the hard work, innovation and talent present across the region.

  • Offshore Wind Week

    Offshore Wind Week

    19th Nov 2015

    As part of the first national Offshore Wind Week, we hosted a specialist event at OrbisEnergy to showcase why offshore wind works and why East Anglia is best placed to become a world-leader in its delivery.

    Joined by Peter Aldous MP, we presented our ambitions to develop our East Anglia Zone, confirming the submission of an application for our second project, the 1,200 megawatt East Anglia THREE. We also announced a £25 million deal with the Port of Lowestoft for the next 30 years to act as the construction and operations and maintenance base.

    Related Links

    Press Release - 19/11/2015 - ScottishPower Renewables Agrees Thirty-Year Deal with Port of Lowestoft

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  • Great Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast

    Great Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast

    12th Nov 2015

    Attending this energy-focussed business breakfast, we presented about the progress our East Anglia ONE project is making and the opportunities available for local businesses.

  • Supply Chain Event held for local companies

    Supply Chain Event held for local companies

    15th Jul 2015

    More than 200 people attended a specialist event hosted by EEEGR to engage with our main contractors and learn about opportunities to become involved with East Anglia ONE.

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