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Below you will find a summary of all the latest updates to our East Anglia projects: East Anglia ONE, East Anglia ONE NORTH, East Anglia TWO and East Anglia THREE. You can also view the latest updates on public information days, construction, and notices to mariners.

24/08/2022 | Project updates & Notices | East Anglia THREE | 2022

Paper Mill Lane chosen as preferred Construction Consolidation Site

Following the completion of site access points at three Consolidated Construction Sites (CCSs) in July, Paper Mill Lane has been chosen as the location for the installation of the full CCS. The remaining work includes the provision of office cabins, welfare, parking and storage facilities for equipment and materials.

15/07/2022 | Project updates & Notices | East Anglia THREE | 2022

Bramford converter station construction begins

Construction began on the East Anglia THREE onshore converter station in July 2022. Early work will include excavation to build the platform where the converter station will stand. Materials dug out in the process will be re-used on the Bramford site to create a landscaped bund to screen the development.

7/07/2022 | Project updates & Notices | East Anglia THREE | 2022

Installation of Construction Consolidation Sites

Work will begin installing temporary Construction Consolidation Sites (CCSs) in July. A CCS will be used for office space, welfare, parking and the storage of equipment and materials. The accesses will be installed off the public highway and traffic management will be installed for the safety of all road users. Please see below for information on closures and diversions.

7/07/2022 | Project updates & Notices

EA3 Onshore construction update

Public Footpath (Ref E-537/031/0) will be closed between 26th September and 21st October 2022 due to onshore construction activity relating to the East Anglia THREE Offshore Windfarm development. The footpath runs between Newbourne Road/Woodbridge Road and Mill Road.

25/05/2022 | Project updates & Notices

Cable Route Works – Summer 2022

The Construction of East Anglia ONE commenced in 2017 and some final works are still being undertaken on site until the end of Summer 2022.

06/04/2022 | East Anglia ONE NORTH and TWO

East Anglia ONE NORTH and TWO Consent Decision

ScottishPower Renewables notes the Secretary of State’s decisions to consent the East Anglia ONE North and East Anglia TWO offshore windfarm projects. We are assessing the detail of the decisions and will be able to provide more information relating to the programme of works once this is complete.  

A number of onshore preparation works may take place over the coming months and information relating to these will be provided in due course.

View our press release on the consent decision.

19/08/2021 | Project update & Notices | East Anglia THREE

Non-Material Change THREE

In August 2021 East Anglia THREE Limited submitted an application for a non-material change to its planning consent, to amend the parameters of its offshore wind turbines (WTGs). A consultation on the proposals will run from 2 September to 22 October 2021.

29/07/2021 | East Anglia

East Anglia ONE North and TWO Examination Closed

SPR is pleased to confirm that the Development Consent Order (DCO) Examinations for the East Anglia TWO and East Anglia ONE North Offshore windfarms were completed at 23:59 on 6 July 2021.

25/06/2021 | East Anglia ONE

Waste vegetable oil used to further reduce emissions on East Anglia ONE windfarm

ScottishPower Renewables has launched an innovative pilot project to reduce its carbon emissions by using waste vegetable oil to help power crew transfer vessels working on its flagship East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm.

12/04/2021 | East Anglia

Offshore Ground Investigation Works – April 2021

Ground investigation works are planned to take place in an area off the coast of Thorpeness from 12 April 2021.

6/04/2021 | News Stories

Non Material change to EA1

East Anglia ONE Limited (EAOL) has commenced consultation for a non-material change to its planning consent. The change relates to a reduction in the consented number of Wind Turbine Generators (WTGs) and their associated parameters under both the Development Consent Order (DCO) and the Deemed Marine Licence (DMLs), and therefore separate applications will be made for the change to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Marine Management Organisation (MMO).

24/03/2021 | East Anglia

Powering Your Future

East Anglia is a leading destination for investment and job creation in the UK’s offshore wind power industry. Off the coast of Norfolk and Suffolk, billions of pounds are being invested, and tens of thousands of job opportunities are being created.

12/03/2021 | East Anglia

East Anglia THREE Converter Station Ground Investigation Works

Ground investigation works are planned to take place at the East Anglia THREE converter station site between March and August 2021.

12/03/2021 | East Anglia

East Anglia TWO and ONE North Onshore Ground Investigation Works

Ground investigation works are planned to take place across the East Anglia TWO and ONE North onshore development area between March and August 2021.

19/02/2021 | East Anglia

Great Yarmouth company awarded major PPE contract for East Anglia ONE windfarm

As part of its ongoing commitment to support local businesses in the region, ScottishPower Renewables has awarded a significant contract to Great Yarmouth-based PPE (personal protective equipment) specialists, Gibb Safety & Survival.

25/01/2021 | East Anglia

Graduates Complete First Year on the Job

At the end of 2020 we spoke to two employees who have just completed the first year in their graduate roles, Alice O’Brien and Tim Minshall.

22/12/2020 | East Anglia

Skills and Employment Benefits for East Anglia

We spoke to Simon Grey of the East of England Energy Group, Chris Starkie of the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership and Charlie Jordan, East Anglia ONE Project Director, about the huge skills and employment benefits the East Anglia offshore windfarms are bringing to the region.

07/12/2020 | East Anglia

EA1N/2 Material Change Consultation Dec 2020

Additional Land Material Change Consultation for East Anglia ONE North and East Anglia TWO.

27/11/2020 | East Anglia

Looking after our countryside and climate

As we work to create vital infrastructure for new, green energy, extensive consideration is given to how we can protect our region’s natural habitats.

25/11/2020 | East Anglia

First-ever offshore apprentices recruited by ScottishPower Renewables

As the UK celebrates Wind Week (23-27 November 2020), ScottishPower Renewables is announcing the appointment of its first-ever offshore wind apprentices.

05/11/2020 | East Anglia

East Anglia Projects Positive Construction Impact

Last year we spoke to Waveney MP Peter Aldous and Jonathan Cole, Managing Director of the Iberdrola Renewables Offshore Wind Division, about the positive impact of the development of the East Anglia offshore windfarms.

07/10/2020 | East Anglia

£30 million milestone hit by ScottishPower in support of Cancer Research UK

ScottishPower, together with its customers, suppliers and employees, has raised over £30 million in their eight-year support of Cancer Research UK.

12/08/2020 | East Anglia

ScottishPower Foundation pledges £1.2 million for UK charities

Twenty-one charities across the UK will share a £1.2 million funding pot from the ScottishPower Foundation, which champions benevolent work in local communities throughout the UK.

31/7/2020 | East Anglia THREE

Non-material change application to East Anglia THREE

Consultation on non-material change to East Anglia THREE, 3 August to 30 September 2020

29/7/2020 | East Anglia Hub

First Major Contract Announced for East Anglia Hub

ScottishPower Renewables has awarded a contract worth circa £55m to Fugro, one of the world’s leading geo-data specialists, as part of work to create the East Anglia Hub.

27/7/2020 | East Anglia ONE

East Anglia reaches major milestone with windfarm completion

East Anglia has cemented its position as a major centre for renewable energy with the completion of the East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm – an incredible achievement, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

7/7/2020 | Project news | East Anglia THREE

Non-Material Change Two consented

In July 2020 East Anglia THREE Limited submitted an application for a non-material change to its planning consent, to amend the parameters of its offshore substations (OSSs) and wind turbines (WTGs). A consultation on the proposals ran from 3 August to 30 September 2020 and consent was granted in April 2021. Below is a summary of the proposed changes.

18/6/2020 | East Anglia

Local apprenticeship boost from East Anglia ONE windfarm

People from across East Anglia have a chance to secure a job in the offshore wind industry thanks to ScottishPower Renewables which is launching a new apprentice recruitment drive.

05/5/2020 | East Anglia ONE

Onshore Construction Update

The substation building is complete, with commissioning activities and testing underway. The key components, including Gas Insulated Switchgear (GIS), shunt reactors, statcoms and transformers are all installed.

05/5/2020 | East Anglia ONE

Offshore Construction Update

Installation of the 102 wind turbines was completed in April 2020. Commissioning works will continue until all the turbines are complete. T he output from the windfarm is already making a very significant contribution by producing the clean, 100% renewable energy to help the UK’s transition to net-zero.

20/2/2020 | East Anglia

Benefits to 40k

In 2018 ScottishPower Renewables donated £55,000 to East Coast College’s Offshore Wind Skills Centre, supporting 13 places on introductory and specialist training courses.

13/1/2020 | East Anglia ONE

Investing in East Anglia

Just ten years after winning the bid to develop the East Anglia Zone, our East Anglia ONE project has already delivered significant investment and employment opportunities in the region.

9/12/2019 | East Anglia ONE

ScottishPower Renewables Investment in Skills and Employment

Our East Anglia ONE Project has teamed up with the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership and the East of England Energy Group to promote skills in the wind industry across the region. We’ve gone into schools, developed courses at Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft’s East Coast College and sponsored post-graduate degrees at the University of East Anglia.  

6/12/2019 | East Anglia ONE North | East Anglia TWO

East Anglia TWO and ONE North Planning Inspectorate Representations Now Open

An opportunity to make your representations to the Planning Inspectorate is now available and must be made by 27 January 2020.

26/11/2019 | East Anglia

ScottishPower Renewables to create the 3,100MW East Anglia Hub offshore wind development

In order to increase the speed of development of offshore wind power in the UK, ScottishPower Renewables has announced that it intends to combine three projects (East Anglia One North, Two and Three) into one single delivery programme with a capacity of 3,100 megawatts (MW), which will be known as The East Anglia Hub.

18/10/2019 | East Anglia ONE

'Home' of East Anglia ONE windfarm officially opens in Lowestoft

The state-of-the-art new operations and maintenance building for East Anglia’s largest offshore windfarm to date has officially opened its doors.

25/09/2019 | East Anglia ONE North | East Anglia TWO

Planning Process Support

ScottishPower Renewables recently hosted a briefing session to guide communities through what happens once we have submitted our applications for Development Consent for East Anglia TWO and East Anglia ONE North and the wider planning process.

15/08/2019 | East Anglia ONE

Legacy of East Anglia ONE windfarm

One of the unanticipated legacies of the East Anglia ONE windfarm will be a greater understanding of Suffolk’s history.

02/08/2019 | East Anglia ONE

Minimising the Impact on the Environment

Prior to construction being undertaken on the East Anglia ONE cable route, an Environmental Impact Assessment and a number of surveys were undertaken to observe species and habitats susceptible to disturbance during construction.

02/07/2019 | East Anglia ONE North | East Anglia TWO

Developing Our Plans

Engaging with the local community is important to us and provides valuable insight to inform the development of our plans. We are pleased to share with you the first phase of updates to our proposals following this engagement.

25/06/2019 | East Anglia ONE

ScottishPower Renewables celebrates first turbine being installed for East Anglia ONE windfarm

The successful installation of the first East Anglia ONE turbine represents a significant milestone for a project bringing an economic boost to the East of England and wider UK.

26/03/2019 | East Anglia ONE North

East Anglia ONE North Phase 4 consultation has finished

ScottishPower Renewables Phase 4 Consultation on the proposed East Anglia ONE North offshore windfarm project closed on 26 March 2019.

26/03/2019 | East Anglia TWO

East Anglia TWO Phase 4 consultation has finished

ScottishPower Renewables Phase 4 Consultation on the proposed East Anglia TWO offshore windfarm project closed on 26 March 2019.

11/03/2019 | Project news | East Anglia THREE | 2019

Non-Material Change One consented

In March 2019 East Anglia THREE Limited submitted an application for a non-material change to its planning consent, to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) which was consented in June 2019.

12/02/2019 | East Anglia | Press Release

ScottishPower Renewables celebrates landmark 'first blade' for East Anglia ONE windfarm

The 75-metre long blades are being made at Siemens Gamesa’s Hull factory demonstrating ScottishPower Renewables’ commitment to UK content.

11/02/2019 | East Anglia ONE North

East Anglia ONE North Phase 4 consultation materials now available

The Preliminary Environmental Information can be viewed on the East Anglia ONE North phase 4 consulation page

11/02/2019 | East Anglia TWO

East Anglia TWO Phase 4 consultation materials now available

The Preliminary Environmental Information can be viewed on the East Anglia ONE North phase 4 consulation page

26/03/2018 | Project updates & Notices

Notices to mariners

Please click the links below to view the 2019 notices to mariners.

07/03/2018 | East Anglia | Press Release

ScottishPower pledges to pursue more offshore wind projects in the UK

ScottishPower can today confirm that as part of its £6bn investment plan it is actively pursuing future offshore wind projects in England and Scotland to ensure one third of the UK’s electricity can be produced by wind by 2030.

 

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