Many parts of the project have been defined including the offshore cable corridor, cable landfall location, onshore cable corridor, potential sites for temporary construction compounds, and the substation location. However some aspects of detailed design will be resolved after consents are granted.
The DCO and marine license applications are each being scrutinised by an Examining Authority, appointed by the Planning Inspectorate and Natural Resources Wales respectively. The Examining Authority will make a recommendation for DCO consent or refusal to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, who will make a decision, which is expected by autumn 2023.
Natural Resources Wales will decide on the project’s marine licence on behalf of the Welsh Government soon after.
Awel y Môr Offshore Wind Farm is owned by RWE Renewables (60%), Stadtwerke München (30%) and Siemens’ financing arm, Siemens Financial Services (10%). RWE is leading the development of the project on behalf of the project partners.
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