Decision

Galloper wind farm - Variation 2

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

Documents

Variation request

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Cover letter

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Notice of variation

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Variation 2 DML Schedule 2 of the Galloper Wind Farm Order 2013

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Details

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.

On 3 February 2015 the MMO received a request from Galloper Wind Farm Ltd to vary the Deemed Marine Licence (DML) contained within Schedule 2 the Galloper Wind Farm Order 2013 to increase maximum monopile diameter from 7 to 7.5 metres. MMO’s decision was to vary the DML, effective from 17 September 2015.

Published 22 September 2015