ScottishPowerRenewables is hosting 12 public information days in June and July to discussprogress on their proposed EastAnglia TWOand EastAnglia ONE Northoffshore wind farm projects. These events form part of the Phase 3 consultationfor both projects.
The two projects, EastAnglia TWOand EastAnglia ONE Northwith a capacity of 900MW and 800MW respectively, follow-on from the 714MWEastAnglia ONEproject that is currently in construction and the 1,200MW EastAnglia THREEscheme, which received planning consent last year.
The events will provide the opportunity for local communities to learnmore about the Indicative Onshore Development Area and give their viewson any mitigation that may be required. The project team and technicalspecialists will be on hand to answer questions and share further detailsof how the project plans have developed since the previous phase of events.
David Walker, Development Director at ScottishPower Renewables, said: “Itis important that we regularly meet with communities and stakeholders inEast Anglia to share the latest information. We concluded Phase 2 of thecommunity consultation in April and took careful note of all the commentsfrom the community. A report detailing feedback from the previous PublicInformation Days is available on our website.
“We are now within Phase 3 of consultation, where the focus will be onthe Indicative Onshore Development Area. In particular we would like tohear the local communities” views on mitigation required within this area,particularly at the substations and along the cable route. We would liketo hear from as many people as possible, so please do come along to oneof the events. Community views play a key role in shaping our plans.”
The events are scheduled to take place at the following venues:
Town Hall, Market Hill, Orford, Woodbridge, IP12 2NZThursday28 June4pm– 7pmFriston
Village Hall, Church Road, Friston, Saxmundham, IP17 1PUFriday29 June10am-1pmLeiston
Sizewell Sports and Social Hall, King Georges Avenue, Leiston, IP16 4JXFriday29 June3pm– 6pmSouthwold
Stella Peskett Hall, Mights Rd, Southwold, IP18 6BESaturday30 June10am-1pmLowestoft
Victoria Hotel, Kirkley Cliff Rd, Lowestoft, NR33 0BZThursday5 July4pm-7pmAldeburgh
The Jubilee Hall, Crabbe Street, Aldeburgh, IP15 5BNFriday6 July10am-1pmThorpeness
Thorpeness Country Club, The Benthills, IP16 4NUSaturday7th July10am-1pmAldeburgh
Aldeburgh Church Hall, Victoria Road, Aldeburgh, IP15 5EAThursday26 July4pm-7pmLeiston
Sizewell Sports and Social Hall, King Georges Avenue, Leiston, IP16 4JXFriday27 July10am-1pmSouthwold
Southwold Rugby Club,The Common, Southwold, IP18 6TBFriday27 July3pm-6pmFriston
Village Hall, Church Road, Friston, Saxmundham, IP17 1PUSaturday28 July10am-1pmThorpeness
Thorpeness Country Club, The Benthills, IP16 4NUSaturday28 July3pm-6pm
ScottishPower Renewables also has plans to undertake a Preliminary EnvironmentalInformation Report (PEIR) consultation process for both of the offshorewind farms. this is due to take place in the first quarter of 2019.
For more information follow the links provided.
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