Decision

Galloper wind farm

Details of Galloper wind farm limited's project to build and operate an offshore generating station.

Detail

On 24 May 2013, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change granted a development consent order (DCO) for Galloper wind farm. The pre-application, examination and DCO documents can be found on the Planning Inspectorate’s website.

The DCO authorises Galloper wind farm limited to construct and operate an offshore generating station up to a maximum capacity of 504MW, situated about 27 kilometres off the south-east coast of Suffolk, in the Outer Thames Estuary. The development will comprise of up to:

  • 140 wind turbine generators
  • 3 meteorological masts
  • 4 offshore platforms
  • 3 export cables

On 13 January 2014, MMO received a request from Galloper wind farm limited to vary the deemed marine licence contained within schedule 2 of the Galloper wind farm Order 2013. MMO’s decision was to vary the deemed marine licence, effective from 3 April 2014.