London Array phase two a no-go

The consortium faced a three year wait to assess the impact on red-throated divers of the extension

The consortium faced a three year wait to assess the impact on red-throated divers of the extension

The consortium behind the UK’s London Array has decided it will not proceed with the development of phase two of the offshore wind farm in the Thames Estuary.

A statement said the decision follows a review by the consortium members of their respective portfolios, the technical challenges and the environmental uncertainties surrounding the site, which requires a wait of at least three years until phase two’s potential impact on birds could be completely assessed.

London Array has formally requested The Crown Estate to terminate the agreement for lease for the phase two area.

The original consent for London Array was for a project of up to 1GW, with 630MW in phase one – which is fully operational and the world’s largest Log in to read complete article.

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