UK rejects Navitus Bay offshore wind project

The UK Government has turned down a controversial £3.5 billion wind project off the south coast of England. The proposed Navitus Bay offshore wind farm was expected to have up to 194 turbines with a total capacity of 970MW. That would generate enough electricity for 700,000 homes. The application, which was submitted for consideration in […]

UK offshore wind farm returns 79% of unused zone

The unused parts of a proposed wind farm located south of Dorset and the Isle of Wight is to be handed back to the developer. Under the terms of the agreement, Navitus Bay will return 571km2 – which represents 79% of the original area – to The Crown Estate. It awarded the development zone to Navitus […]

Siemen wins Isle of Wight wind contract

Technology firm Siemens will be the electrical transmission supplier for Navitus Bay wind farm. The project, which is located to the west of the Isle of Wight, will provide up to 970MW of electricity – that’s enough to power around 700,000 homes every year. Siemens’ Energy Management division will also design, supply and install the […]