UK delays license for major Vattenfall offshore wind project

The UK postpones issuing yet another planning permit, this time concerning the Swedish utility's 1.8 GW prestige project.
Photo: Vattenfall
Photo: Vattenfall

A decision was supposed to have been made by Tuesday at the latest on granting a planning permit for Vattenfall's British offshore wind project, Norfolk Vanguard at 1.8 GW. Instead, the UK's Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has delayed its decision, citing insufficient information on several points concerning, among other things, the project's impact on maritime traffic, marine animal life as well as the view from shore, BEIS informs in a statement.

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