The East Anglia THREE Offshore Wind Farm (Amendment) Order 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 997
 
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Statutory Instruments

Infrastructure Planning

Made

6th June 2019

Coming into force

7th June 2019

An application has been made, under paragraph 2 of Schedule 6 to the Planning Act 2008(1) , to the Secretary of State in accordance with the Infrastructure Planning (Changes to, and Revocation of, Development Consent Orders) Regulations 2011(2) for a non-material change to The East Anglia THREE Offshore Wind Farm Order 2017(3) (“the 2017 Order”).

The Secretary of State, having considered the application, the responses to the publicity and consultation required by regulations 6 and 7 of the Infrastructure Planning (Changes to, and Revocation of, Development Consent Orders) Regulations 2011 , has decided to make this Order amending the 2017 Order.

Accordingly, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers in paragraph 2 of Schedule 6 to the Planning Act 2008 , makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

  1. This Order may be cited as the East Anglia THREE Offshore Wind Farm (Amendment) Order 2019 and comes into force on 7 th June 2019.

    Amendment to The East Anglia THREE Offshore Wind Farm Order 2017

  2. The East Anglia THREE Offshore Wind Farm Order 2017 (“the 2017 Order”) is amended in accordance with this Order.

    Amendments to Part 1 (Authorised development) of Schedule 1 (Authorised project)

  3. In Part 1 (Authorised development) of Schedule 1 (Authorised project) , in paragraph (a) of the description of Work No. 1 , for “1 ,200 MW” substitute “1 ,400 MW”.

    Amendments to Part 3 (Requirements) of Schedule 1 (Authorised project)

  4. Part 3 (Requirements) of Schedule 1 (Authorised project) is amended as follows—

    (1) For paragraph 3(8) substitute—

    “(8) In the case of two offshore phases, taken together the combined offshore phases must not exceed—

    (a) an offshore wind turbine generating station with a gross electrical output capacity of up to 1 ,400 MW comprising up to 172 wind turbine generators;

    (b) up to one accommodation platform;

    (c) up to two meteorological masts;

    (d) up to 12 buoys fixed to the sea bed; and

    (e) up to 6 offshore electrical stations.”

    (2) After paragraph 3(8) insert—

    “(9) The total number of gravity base foundations must not exceed 100.”

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