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Direction by the Secretary of State on Triton Knoll under section 35 of the Planning Act 2008

The Secretary of State has directed that the Triton Knoll Grid Infrastructure Connection project is be treated as development for which development consent is required under the Planning Act 2008 process

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The Secretary of State has exercised his power under section 35 of the Planning Act 2008 to direct that the Triton Knoll Grid Infrastructure Connection project that will connect the consented 1200MW offshore wind farm into the national transmission system, is be treated as development for which development consent is required under the Planning Act 2008 process. The Secretary of State issued the decision to RWE Npower Renewables Limited on 14 November 2013.

The decision notice is available on the GOV.UK website.

Published 26 November 2013