[ exact phrase in "" • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]


Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

when your community is targeted

Get weekly updates

RSS feeds and more

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate via Stripe

Donate via Paypal

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links


Press Releases


Campaign Material

Photos & Graphics


Allied Groups

Wind Watch is a registered educational charity, founded in 2005.

News Watch Home

Newhaven wind farm plan to be examined by the secretary of state 

Credit:  Sussex Express | 3 April 2013 | www.sussexexpress.co.uk ~~

The E.ON application for a wind farm offshore between Newhaven and Shoreham has been accepted for examination by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

With offshore and onshore electrical infrastructure including a cable route from the coast to a new substation near the existing Bolney Substation in Mid Sussex, the scheme with a generating capacity of 700MW was submitted to the Planning Inspectorate on March 1.

The inspectorate said the decision to accept the application to proceed was made in accordance with section 55 of the Planning Act 2008 (as amended by the Localism Act 2011).

When considering whether or not to accept an application for examination, the Secretary of State looks at the application documents submitted, whether consultation representations received from local authorities are adequate and the extent to which the developer has had regard to any guidance issued.

Other matters will be considered later by the Examining Authority and interested parties will have an opportunity take part in that process and make representations if they wish.

They can agree or disagree with the application, comment on what other people said, attend a Preliminary Meeting and say how they think the application should be examined, request an open floor hearing is held or attend and request to speak at open floor or issue-specific hearings.

The application and decision can be viewed at the Rampion offshore wind farm project page on the Planning Inspectorate, National Infrastructure Directorate’s website. www.planningportal.gov.uk/infrastructure

Sir Michael Pitt, Chief Executive, Planning Inspectorate, said: “After careful consideration we have decided on behalf of the Secretary of State the application submitted by E.ON Climate and Renewables met the required tests set out in the legislation to be accepted for examination.

“The applicant must now decide when to publicise the fact its application has been accepted to proceed to examination and announce when members of the public will be able to register with the Planning Inspectorate as an interested party in the application.”

Registration will be online at www.planningportal.gov.uk/infrastructure by visiting the project’s page and completing the online ‘Registration and Relevant Representation form’.

Alternatively, those without internet access can call the Planning Inspectorate, National Infrastructure Directorate helpline: 0303 444 5000 for a printed registration form.

Source:  Sussex Express | 3 April 2013 | www.sussexexpress.co.uk

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

The copyright of this article resides with the author or publisher indicated. As part of its noncommercial educational effort to present the environmental, social, scientific, and economic issues of large-scale wind power development to a global audience seeking such information, National Wind Watch endeavors to observe “fair use” as provided for in section 107 of U.S. Copyright Law and similar “fair dealing” provisions of the copyright laws of other nations. Send requests to excerpt, general inquiries, and comments via e-mail.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Contributions
   Donate via Stripe
(via Stripe)
Donate via Paypal
(via Paypal)


e-mail X FB LI M TG TS G Share

News Watch Home

Get the Facts
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.


Wind Watch on X Wind Watch on Facebook Wind Watch on Linked In

Wind Watch on Mastodon Wind Watch on Truth Social

Wind Watch on Gab Wind Watch on Bluesky