Vattenfall were awarded a Development Consent Order for Norfolk Vanguard on 1st July 2020, however the decision to grant the consent was quashed due to procedural matters in February 2021. The project application is expected to be re-determined before the end of 2021. Additional information can be found on the Norfolk Vanguard pages of the Planning Inspectorate website.
Located more than 47km from the Norfolk coast and with an installed capacity of 1.8GW, Norfolk Vanguard will provide the equivalent electricity needs of 1.95 million UK homes per year, while saving 3 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions. The project will help to cement and maintain East Anglia as a UK renewable energy powerhouse, and put the region at the heart of our national transition to a low carbon economy, while supporting hundreds of local jobs and continuing to sponsor local and regional skills initiatives.