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After eight exhibitions across Dorset and Hampshire, our team is happy with progress.  Over two weeks in early February we met nearly 2,000 people, answering their questions and showing how our plans have chan

 

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31/07/2015

Siemens Energy Management and VBMS (UK) Ltd have been selected by the proposed Navitus Bay wind park as the preferred electrical transmission system supplier. The two companies will come together to form a joint venture to deliver the project and will aim to use UK supply chain partners to maximise the economic benefit to the region and UK.

24/07/2015

Navitus Bay today announced a number of senior team changes as the project nears the end of the planning phase. Mike Unsworth leaves the project on 7 August to join the new Tidal Lagoon Project in Swansea Bay and Stuart Grant will become Project Director. Navitus Bay’s senior team is also bolstered by the appointment of a new Implementation Manager and Deputy Project Director as the project prepares for a decision on consent from the Secretary of State on 11 September. 

15/07/2015

Navitus Bay today announced the creation of £8.6 million in funding for skills and supply chain engagement as part of its commitment to maximise the benefits felt across the South Coast from the proposed offshore wind park. The funding is part of the s.106 Agreement, negotiated with the local authorities within the project area and submitted alongside the planning application.

15/06/2015

Over 100 local businesses are set to attend Navitus Bay’s ‘Meet the Buyer’ event on 16 and 17 June. Businesses across the South Coast will be able to find out more about the wide range of supply chain opportunities available as part of the proposed Navitus Bay project. The event is part of Seawork 2015 in Southampton in partnership with SOREC (Solent Offshore Renewable Energy Consortium).

28/05/2015

Poole Charter Boats Association (PCBA) has welcomed the Navitus Bay offshore wind park project as sponsor for its 2015 Poole Species Hunt competition.

21/05/2015

MHI VESTAS SELECTED AS PREFERRED TURBINE SUPPLIER FOR NAVITUS BAY

BLADES TO BE MADE IN ISLE OF WIGHT FACTORY

14/01/2015

Mike Unsworth, Navitus Bay Project Director:

 

25/11/2014

Dorset-based businessman Ian Cambrook MBE has been appointed Business and Community Engagement Manager for the Navitus Bay offshore wind park project.

06/11/2014

Mike Unsworth, Navitus Bay Project Director:

10/10/2014

Simon Bowkett, Labour’s General Election candidate and Clare Moody MEP both welcome the off-shore wind farm proposed in the channel off the Dorset coast and call on MPs and councillors across the c

26/08/2014

Details have been released today of how a vessel carrying out geotechnical surveys on behalf of the Navitus Bay wind park supported the local coastguard with an unplanned training exercise

13/05/2014

The registration period for interested parties starts on 13 May 2014 and any representation or response must be received by PINS by 23 June 2014.

13/05/2014

On the 8th May The Planning Inspectorate (PINS) confirmed that Navitus Bay Development Limited’s formal application for development consent has been accepted and will progress to the pre

09/05/2014

Planning Inspectorate confirms that Development Consent Application will enter next phase of assessment

31/03/2014

Navitus Bay Development Ltd (NBDL) has today officially entered into ‘memoranda of understanding’ (MOU) with three local ports – Poole, Yarmouth and Portland.

06/02/2014

Navitus Bay Development Ltd has today announced that it will scale back the proposed wind park in order to reduce its visual impact.

20/12/2013

Navitus Bay invites the public to informal drop-in sessions to meet the project team

30/09/2013

Members of the public are being invited to attend another series of informal drop-in sessions to talk to the Navitus Bay team about its proposals for an offshore wind park off the Dorset and Hampshire coast, to the west of the Isle of Wight.

02/09/2013

The proposed Navitus Bay Wind Park takes an important step forward today (Monday) with the launch of the final planned round of public consultation before the developers submit their consent application in early 2014.

23/07/2013

Wind park developer, Navitus Bay, has today published advance copies of the socio-economic impact assessments that will inform its overall application for development consent.

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