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    HornseaProject OneProposed Offshore Wind FarmProject Update

    March 2011 Issue 1

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    SMart Wind is a 50/50 jointventure between MainstreamRenewable Power (UK) Ltdand Siemens Project VenturesGmbH. The company hasbeen established to developthe 4GW Hornsea Zone whichSMart Wind was awardedthrough The Crown EstateRound 3 bid process.

    The company is seeking

    planning consent for ProjectOne, which consists of twooffshore wind farm blocksand associated offshore andonshore infrastructure. ProjectOne is located 103km off theEast Riding of Yorkshire coast.The location of Project One isshown in Figure 1 and consistsof Subzone 1, the cable routeto shore and onshore gridconnection.

    As part of the UKs commitmentto moving towards a low-carboneconomy, the Governmenthas set itself the ambitioustarget of producing 15% ofall energy from renewablesources by 2020. This translatesinto a UK goal for renewableenergy electricity generation ofapproximately 30% by 2020.

    Offshore wind power will play

    a key part in achieving thistarget. In December 2007, theGovernment announced thecommencement of a StrategicEnvironmental Assessment toexamine 25 gigawatts (GW) ofadditional UK offshore windenergy generation capacityby 2020. This follows the 8GWplanned for Rounds 1 and 2which are well underway withseveral sites in operation andmore in construction. TheHornsea Zone is part of thethird round of offshore winddevelopment.

    This project update,published in March 2011,aims to:

    Provide an overviewof the project

    Describe the newconsenting process

    Provide a summaryof progress so far

    Discuss future consultationplans and publicinvolvement strategies

    Project updates will nowbe published on a regularbasis to keep the localcommunity and interestedparties inormed on theprogress o Project One.

    Who is SMart Wind and whatare we proposing in your area?

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    Subzone 1

    Hornsea ZoneInternational Boundary

    Site & Area of Ancillary/Associated Development

    Figure 1 Location of Project One

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    What are we planning to build?

    Figure 2 The Crown Estates Round 3 Offshore Wind Farm Zones

    Source: The Crown Estate 2010










    Round 3 Wind Farm


    International Boundary

    12nm limit

    Zone Developer

    1. Moray Firth Moray Offshore

    Renewables Linited

    2. Firth of Forth Seagreen Wind Energy


    3. Dogger Bank Forewind Limited

    4. Hornsea SMart Wind Limited

    5. East Anglia East Anglia Offshore

    Wind Limited6. Rampion E.ON Climate &


    Southern Array Limited

    7. West Isle of Eneco Round 3

    Development Limited

    8. Atlantic Array Bristol Channel Zone


    9. Irish Sea Centrica Energy

    Renewable Investment


    Figure 3 Windcube LiDAR installed

    on the Schooner gas platform

    In 2009, ollowing the StrategicEnvironmental Assessment,The Crown Estate selectednine oshore Zones around theUK (Figure 2) or a third roundo wind arm development.SMart Wind was awarded theHornsea Zone, also known asZone 4 which covers a totalarea o 4735km2 and is shownin detail on Figure 1.

    By working in partnershipwith The Crown Estate, localstakeholders, industry andGovernment, SMart Wind areplanning to develop a numberof offshore wind farms in theHornsea Zone that will have acombined capacity of 4GWby 2020.

    Project One will comprisetwo wind farm blocks, eachof approximately 600 megawatt(MW) capacity, plus offshoresubstations, a converter stationand cable routes to shore.

    Onshore works will include alandfall site (with jointing pit),a cable route from the coastto an onshore converter station,and a short connection

    between the converter stationand substation, located inKillingholme.

    The two wind farm blocks willbe situated within Subzone 1located in the centre of theHornsea Zone, covering an areaof 620km2 (Figure 1). Dependingon the rated capacity of theturbines, likely to be between3.6 and 8MW machines, theestimated number of turbines isbetween 124 and 332. Thenearest turbine will be 103kmfrom the East Riding ofYorkshire coast.

    Turbines used for Project Oneare likely to be a conventional3-bladed design and will havea maximum rotor diameter of150m, maximum hub height of120m, and maximum rotor tipheight of 200m.

    In order to provide informationon wind speed and direction,it is proposed to install ananemometry mast in 2011. The

    detailed information producedwill help to calculate the mostefficient layout of individualblocks of turbines within ProjectOne. This will require a separateplanning application throughthe Marine ManagementOrganisation (MMO).

    In addition to the proposedanemometry mast, a LightDetection and Ranging deviceor Windcube LiDAR wassuccessfully installed on theSchooner gas platform at theend of January (Figure 3).

    The device will be fullycommissioned at the end ofMarch and provide the firstaccurate measurements of windspeed at the height of a windturbine hub.

    Works to identify the turbineand foundation types, theinstallation methodologies andlayout design is ongoing andare reliant on more offshore

    surveys and detailed modellingto better understand the seabedconditions specific to eachturbine location.

    Stakeholders will be consultedthroughout the project designphase in order to ensure thatall realistic alternatives areconsidered and any appropriatemitigation measures can be putin place at an early stage of theproject development.

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    Cables will be buried roma coastal landall site (withjointing pit) to the converterstation. Various routes andlanding points both northand south o the Humber arecurrently being considered.As shown in Figure 5, we areconsidering three onshorecable corridor route optionsor transmitting power tothe converter station and

    substation at Killingholme.

    In order to select a preferredcable route, consideration willbe given to feedback fromthe consultation events inaddition to ongoing onshoreenvironmental and engineeringstudies, and offshore cable routeconsiderations. The onshoreconverter station will beconstructed as close as possibleto the existing substation.

    The location and design arenot finalised but the area of landrequired is estimated to be inthe order of 200m length x 150mwidth and up to 35m height.

    Figure 6 shows an indicativebuilding form that could beused for the onshore converterstation.

    At this stage in the development

    process, SMart Wind cannotdiscount the possibility of futuregeneration capacity of otherprojects within the HornseaZone being connected atKillingholme.

    If you have any questions orcomments regarding the threeonshore proposed cable routecorridor options or the converterstation please let us know usingthe contact details at the end ofthe project update.

    In order to transer theelectricity generated by thewind turbines into theNational Grid transmissionsystem, SMart Wind hassecured a 1GW grid connectionagreement at Killingholmeor Project One. Killingholmesubstation is an existing 400kilovolt (kV) National Gridsubstation located on thesouth bank o the Humber


    SMart Wind is proposingto transmit power from theoffshore turbines to shore viaHigh Voltage Direct Current(HVDC) subsea cables. HVDCsystems have been successfullyinstalled for over 40 years andhave a number of benefitsincluding reduced transmissionlosses (Figure 4). They are themost economical and efficientmethod for the bulk transfer of

    power over the long distancesrequired by Project One. Eachwind farm Block will alsocontain a series of inter-arraycables between the turbinesand an offshore collectorsubstation.

    Converter stations will also berequired at both ends of thetransmission circuit. An offshorestation is required to convertthe High Voltage AlternatingCurrent (HVAC) generatedfrom the turbines to HVDC fortransmission to shore. Theonshore converter station thenconverts power back to HVACfor connection into the NationalGrid transmission system.

    The onshore converter stationwill be linked by either overheadlines or buried cables toNational Grids substation.The use of overhead lines orburied cables will be dependenton location of the converterstation, feedback from publicconsultation and environmentaland engineering constraints.It is currently proposed thatall other offshore and onshore

    cables will be installed belowthe surface.

    Figure 4

    HVDC connection arrangement

    Source:SKM Enviros

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    What kind of grid connection will we need? Onshore infrastructure

    Figure 6 Visual

    representation of an

    indicative converter


    Source: RPS Group Plc.

    Figure 5 Onshore cable route corridor options

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    ExistingNational GridSubstation





    North Sea





    33k ACSubseaCable


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    Oshore inrastructure iscurrently planned to includeturbines and inter-arraycabling, oshore collectorsubstations, an oshoreHigh Voltage Direct Current(HVDC) converter substationand export cables to shore.Depending on the ratedcapacity o the turbines, likelyto be between 3.6 and 8MWmachines, the estimated

    number o turbines is between124 and 332.

    The HVDC converter substationalong with up to four marineexport cables connecting toa landfall point will form anOffshore Transmission Operator(OFTO) asset. It is envisagedthat all submarine cables will beinstalled below the seabed to adepth appropriate to the groundconditions.

    SMart Wind is currently inthe process of selectingthe optimal offshore exportcable route corridor, basedon various engineering andenvironmental desk studiesincluding nature conservation,navigational features, oil & gassubsea & sur face infrastructure,aggregate dredging, marinearchaeology and seabedconditions. Onshore

    considerations will also betaken into account.

    Feedback from consultationwith the local community, keystatutory stakeholders andcommercial fisheries will forman essential part of the offshorecable route selection. Initially,five potential routes wereidentified, three routes north ofthe Humber estuary and tworoutes to the south.

    These options have now beennarrowed down to the threecorridor options shown inFigure 7. If you have anyquestions or commentsregarding the proposedoffshore cable route corridorsplease let us know using thecontact details at the end of theproject update.

    There are several Round 2oshore wind arms plannedor under construction o theEast coast o England(Figure 8). WestermostRough owned by DONGEnergy and the recentlyconsented Humber Gatewayowned by E.ON are bothlocated less than 10km romthe Holderness Coast andapproximately 95km west o

    Project One.

    Westermost Rough submitteda planning application in 2009and is awaiting a final decisionfrom the Department forEnergy and Climate Change(DECC). Triton Knoll, RaceBank, Dudgeon and DockingShoal offshore wind farms arealso located in the The GreaterWash area (Figure 8) are still indevelopment.

    Lincs and Sheringham Shoaloffshore wind farms have beensuccessfully consented and arenow under construction.

    The Round 3 Dogger BankZone (Figure 2) being developedby the Forewind consortium, islocated 70km north of ProjectOne. The East Anglia Zone(Figure 2) awarded to ScottishPower Renewables and

    Vattenfall AB, is located 44kmsouth of Project One.

    The Hornsea, Dogger Bankand East Anglia developersare collaborating on studies toassess the potential cumulativeimpacts of the east coastRound 3 offshore wind farmdevelopments.

    Figure 8 Location of Hornsea Zone in relation to other Round 1, 2 and 3 zones.

    Source: EMU Limited

    Offshore infrastructure What other developmentsare planned for the area?

    Figure 7

    Offshore cable route corridor options

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    SMart Wind has joinedorces with STEMNET andHumberside EngineeringTraining Association (HETA)to launch SMart Futures. Theour-year initiative is aimedat engaging up to 56 localschools, in and around theHumber Area, in a un andeducational programme toname each o the oshorewind arms.

    The initiative is aimed at Year8 and 9 Pupils (13-14 year-olds) to encourage them toconsider Science, Technology,Engineering & Maths (STEM)subjects and inform their careerchoices toward renewables andoffshore wind. The programmeconsists of three phases,including an awareness-raisingpresentation to pupils andteachers in order to highlightthe global Climate Changechallenge (Figure 9).

    Technical workshops werehosted, where students builta small wind system to learnabout extracting energy fromthe wind and held a creativenaming competition to namethe first and second HornseaOffshore wind farm blocks.

    From the sixteen schoolsengaged in the first year, the fivefinalists to reach the creative

    naming competition were SouthAxholme Science & Arts School,Beverley High School, HessleHigh School, Malet LambertSpecialist Language College andHornsea School & LanguageCollege. The overall winner wasSouth Axholme School, resultingin the first wind farm blockbeing named Heron Ventus.The runners-up were HessleHigh School, with their name ofNjord being assigned to thesecond wind farm block. Thesetwo schools receive a trophyeach and all pupils receive aCREST Award for their effort.

    The Scoping Report orthe oshore and onshoreelements o Project One wassubmitted to the InrastructurePlanning Commission (IPC)and published on the projectwebsite in November 2010.

    The IPC collated all responsesfrom the statutory and non-statutory stakeholders intoa formal Scoping Opinion

    which outlined aspects whichshould be assessed duringthe Environmental ImpactAssessment (EIA) stage. Thiswas received on December 24th2010 and is also available onthe IPC website.

    In addition, SMart Windpublished a Zone Characterisation(ZoC) document in January2011 that provides a broaddescription of the physical,biological, socio-economicand cultural heritagecharacteristics of the Zoneand a Zone AssessmentMethodology (ZAM) documentwhich describes the proposedmethods to be used in assessing

    impacts across the Zone.

    Both of these documents, aswell as the Scoping Report, areavailable on the SMart Windwebsite.

    SMart Wind is conducting acomprehensive consultationexercise that will continuethroughout the whole project.

    Anyone who wishes to learnmore about the project,comment on the informationincluding the Scoping Report,or raise specific concernsare welcome to get in touch.Contact details for the project

    are provided at the end of thisproject update.

    During 2010 and 2011, variousoffshore surveys and deskbased studies have beencarried out to better understandthe existing biological, physicaland human conditions acrossboth the Hornsea Zone andalso Project One. These studieswill further inform the baselinedescription of the EIA. Furtherdetails of the data gathered sofar and plans for future work are

    described later in this projectupdate.

    What have SMart Wind done so far?

    Figure 9 SMart Futures schools Technical Workshop

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    The Consenting process explained

    The Planning Act 2008 hasmade signicant changesto the planning systemapplicable to oshorewind arm development.

    Project One will be classifiedas a Nationally SignificantInfrastructure Project becausethe development has agenerating capacity of greaterthan 100MW. Therefore SMartWind will apply for permissionin the form of a DevelopmentConsent Order (DCO) fromthe Infrastructure PlanningCommission (IPC).

    The IPC was created in 2009to make the process fordeciding Nationally SignificantInfrastructure Project consentsmore streamlined. CurrentGovernment proposals indicatethe IPC will be replaced by theMajor Infrastructure PlanningUnit (MIPU) in spring 2012.

    Although this will changethe body responsible foradministering DCO applications,it is unlikely to impact on thegrounds for making applicationdecisions.

    Decisions on DCO applicationswill be taken in accordancewith National Policy Statements(NPSs) which set out planningpolicy in relation to energyinfrastructure, including offshorewind. NPSs are currently ata final draft stage followingpublic consultations. The finaldecision to grant consent forProject One will be made by theSecretary of State with regardto recommendations by theIPC/MIPU.

    In addition to a DCO, otherconsents may be required,including a Marine Licence(which will replace the currentrequirement for separate Foodand Environment ProtectionAct and Coast ProtectionAct licences). The MarineManagement Organisation willbe responsible for issuingMarine Licences but the IPC/MIPU has special powersto include a Marine Licencewithin a DCO. This avoidsthe need for developers toapply separately for multipleconsents. If a Marine Licence isincluded in a DCO, the MarineManagement Organisationwill be a statutory consultee ofthe IPC/MIPU and give adviceand input to the consentingprocess. In the same way asNPSs inform decisions onDCO, Marine Licences will bedecided in accordance with aMarine Policy Statement whichis currently being finalised bythe Government.

    SMart Wind will produce anEnvironmental Statementfor all offshore and onshoreworks associated with ProjectOne this will form one partof the documentation requiredto support an applicationfor a DCO and set outhow SMart Wind will minimiseProject Ones impact on theenvironment.

    SMart Wind will also providean overview of how pre-application consultation hasbeen carried out throughout thepre-application period and howcomments from stakeholdershave been addressed.

    2. Identify InterestedGroups andStakeholders

    Record stakeholder and interestgroup contact details and providea record of communication

    3. Seek input andcomment

    Scoping Report Distribute toconsultees and provide a method offeedback

    Statement of Communityconsultation (SoCC) distributeto Local Authorities and publish inlocal press

    4. Continue tocommunicate

    Invite stakeholders to meetings,presentations and consultationevents

    Invite interest groups and localcommunity to consultation events

    Provide updates to consulteesthrough website updates and emails.

    1. Notify IPC

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    The rst step is to achieveplanning consent or ProjectOne through three extensivephases o stakeholderconsultation.

    The onshore and offshoreEnvironmental ImpactAssessments andEnvironmental Statementare due to be completed bythe summer of 2012. SMart

    Wind aims to submit its DCOapplication for Project One inJuly 2012. Subject to approval,construction on Project Oneis likely to commence in 2014,with final commissioning andenergisation of the offshorewind farms proposed for 2016.

    Prior to, and during theScoping Phase, specialiststudies (including benthic,geophysical, marine mammals,birds, navigation and metoceansurveys) were undertaken tobetter inorm the understandingo the environmental andphysical constraints o theProject One site.

    Bird and marine mammalstudies commenced inMarch 2010 and will continuefor two years.

    The benthic, geophysical,navigation and metoceansurveys commenced in 2010and additional studies such asunderwater noise and socio-economic assessments areplanned to be carried out duringboth the baseline and theassessment phases of the EIAprocess.

    In addition, surveys and studiesrequired to inform the onshorecomponents of Project One(such as habitat and protectedspecies surveys) will be carriedout in 2011.

    When will the project be built? What Information did we gather in 2010?

    Proposed project timeline

    Project One Timeline 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016


    Phase 1

    Consultation Events

    Phase 2

    Consultation Events

    Phase 3

    Consultation Events


    Impact Assessment

    Drat o Environmental

    Statement and DCO


    o DCO

    Decision by IPC




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    Benthic studies were carriedout between April andDecember 2010 to identiy theexisting species and habitatdistribution. Surveys werecarried out over the HornseaZone and more intensivelywithin Subzone 1 (Figure16). Grab samples to collectseabed sediment and speciesliving within the sedimentwere undertaken rom the MVShannon survey vessel.

    Seabed digital photographyand video was also used tocollect data on habitats andassociated species living onthe sea bed (Figures 17 18).Scientific beam trawling forinformation on species such asfish, crabs, shrimps and prawnswas also carried out (Figure19). A report on the resultsof the benthic surveys will becompleted by the end of March toinform the Environmental ImpactAssessment.

    What about creatures on the seabed?

    Figure 16 Benthic survey sampling locations.

    Source: EMU Limited

    Figure 17 Seabed sediment showingsmall sand waves. Source: EMU Limited

    Figure 18 Gravelly sediment with

    benthic organisms including star fish

    and flat fish. Source: EMU Limited

    SMart Wind is currentlycarrying out a desk study osh and shellsh ecology andcommercial shing practicesin the area.

    Offshore surveys will begin inspring 2011. These are likely toinclude trawling surveys, pottingsurveys and intertidal fishsurveys. Survey methodologyand sampling frequency isbeing drafted with input fromlocal fisheries organisationsand the Centre for Environment,Fisheries and AquacultureScience (CEFAS).

    The potential impact onmigratory fish species suchas Atlantic salmon (Salmosalar), sea trout (Salmo trutta),The European eel (Anguillaanguilla), Sea lamprey(Petromyzon marinus)and Riverlamprey (Lampetra fuviatilis)will also be assessed withinthe Environmental ImpactAssessment, including effectson migration. Data collectedduring biannual fisheriessurveys, desk based literaturesearches and catch and fishpass data from nearby estuariesand tributaries, will be used toinform the assessment.

    Fish ecology studies

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    Figure 19 Example of marine samplesobtained from a benthic trawl (includes

    crabs, fish, star fish). Source: EMU


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    Consultation with localcommunities, businesses,and organisations is a vitalpart o the planning processand all eedback rom localconsultation and statutoryconsultees will help to inormthe design o the project. Sobeing involved can infuencethe nal design o Project One.Consultation will be managedin three phases:

    Phase 1

    A series of consultation eventsin March and April 2011 willconsult on the overall projectand the broad onshore andoffshore cable route study areas.The information and feedbackprovided through these eventswill help to define the preferredcable route options north andsouth of the Humber and thedesign of the rest of the project.

    Phase 2

    Following analysis of thefeedback from Phase 1, apreferred onshore cable routewill be selected which willtrigger a targeted Phase 2consultation with those nearthe chosen cable route corridorand other associated onshoredevelopment. Phase 2 willconsist of questionnaires andinformation leaflets distributedby post to the parties withpostcodes within 400m of thepreferred onshore cable routecorridor, landing point, andconverter station. Offshorestakeholders will also beconsulted during this phase.

    The preferred onshore cableroute will be strongly influencedby the feedback we receive fromour Phase 1 consultation events.

    The options will be narrowedfurther by a series of onshoreEnvironmental Impact

    Assessments and considerationof engineering constraints toproduce a robust alternativesstudy, which will justify a finalselection.

    A smaller number of Phase 2consultation events will beheld at those venues used inPhase 1, in closest proximityto the preferred onshorecable route corridor andother associated onshoredevelopment. Confirmationof the venues and dates forthe Phase 2 consultation eventswill be published closer to thetime and we anticipate that thesewill be in summer 2011.

    Phase 3

    Phase 3 will be the finalconsultation on the whole ofProject One prior to finalisingand submitting our applicationfor development consent. Ourdraft Environmental Statementwill be made available at thattime. Phase 3 will consist of anumber of consultation eventsalong the chosen onshore cableroute and other associatedonshore development.

    Confirmation of the venues anddates for Phase 3 consultationevents will be publicised whenknown but we anticipate that thiswill be early 2012.

    An Explanatory Note whichdetails how the consultationprogramme and thegeographical extent of ourconsultation has been definedand is also available on theSMart Wind website:www.smartwind.co.uk

    How are we making our final decisions?

    Figure 20 Mainstream Consultation Event

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    The human environmentencompasses the recreationaland commercial use and thevisual amenity o the site.Oshore surveys and deskbased studies have beencomplemented by extensiveconsultation with all existing userso the Project One study area.

    These studies and consultationswill help to determine key issuessuch as shipping and navigationroutes and the level of fishingactivity and methods used withinand around the Hornsea site.Visual amenity and the recreationaluse of the study site are alsobeing investigated.

    Preliminary findings fromAutomatic Information System(AIS) shipping data shows howthe Hornsea Zone and Subzone1 are currently being used.Preliminary data shows that thereare several routes regularly usedby vessels to the west of the Zone,with the majority of vessels headedto UK ports in the north-east.

    Shipping surveys will continuefor two years to ensure accuratecharacterisation of the Zone. AISequipment is installed on two ofour survey vessels with radardata also being collected forfishing and recreational vessels.

    Consultation has commencedwith local fishermen and theirrepresentatives along the eastcoast of Yorkshire and willcontinue throughout theEnvironmental Impact Assessmentand consenting process.SMart Wind is working with localfishermen to ensure that disruptionto local fishing activity is minimised.

    Oil and gas is also a majorconsideration within the HornseaZone, with 17 offshore platformsand associated maintenancevessel and helicopter movementslocated in the Zone. SMart Windwill be consulting with oil andgas operators to ensure bothparties are aware of projectprogress and and opportunitiesfor cooperation.

    The archaeology and culturalheritage of the Zone andSubzone is also beinginvestigated, with the offshorearchaeology divided into twomain disciplines: maritimearchaeology on the seabed,which includes shipwrecks(Figure 21) and aircraft losses;and submerged prehistoricarchaeology, which considersthe potential inhabitation ofhumans on land which is nowsubmerged.

    The human environment

    Figure 21 Image from the geophysicalsurvey showing a ship wreck within theHornsea Zone. Source: EMU Limited

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    On the 20th January 2011Siemens and AssociatedBritish Ports (ABP) havesigned a Memorandumo Understanding or thedevelopment and constructiono a new Siemens oshorewind turbine manuacturingand export acility at the GreenPort Hull development atAlexandra Dock.

    The development would placeHull at the centre of UKswind turbine production andcould create thousands ofnew skilled and well paid jobsin the region. The Siemensannouncement has been metwith overwhelming supportacross the Humber region andSMart Wind also fully backs thedevelopment.

    It is important to note the SMartWind partnership betweenMainstream Renewable Powerand Siemens Project VenturesGmbH, is not linked with theproposed manufacturingfacility. The development is inassociation with a separatearm of the Siemens globalengineering and technologyservices company, However theconstruction of the Siemensmanufacturing facility isdependent on Round 3 offshorewind farm projects such as theHornsea Zone gaining consentto construct and operateoffshore wind farms.

    SMart Wind are workingwith the supply chain, localGovernment, schools andeducation groups to ensurethat the local community andbusinesses are prepared forthe future opportunities andinvestment in areas of predictedskill shortages.

    There are a number o Phase 1consultation events happeningin and around the region overMarch and April 2011. Theseevents provide an opportunityto learn more about HornseaProject One and have theopportunity to contributetheir views on the alternativeoshore and onshore cableroute options presented at theconsultation events.

    Feel free to ask questions ofthe staff at the event, providefeedback through filling in one ofthe questionnaires, or submit yourown questions and commentsthrough the forms provided.

    We recognise that not everyonewill have the opportunity to attendthe Phase 1 or 2 consultationevents however your feedbackis important to us and you cansend your comments to SMartWind through the contact optionsidentified overleaf.

    However, throughout thePhase 1 and Phase 2consultation periodsstakeholders can sendSMart Wind comments orquestions through the contactoptions identified overleaf.

    Please note that we mustreceive your commentsin response to Phase 1consultation by30th April 2011 to ensurethat they are taken intoconsideration.

    Comments received bySMart Wind will be recordedfor the purposes of preparingour Consultation Report andmay be made public.

    How does the development of theHornsea Zone benefit me and my local community?

    What happens next?

    Venue Date Opening hours

    North Cotes Village Hall 15 March 2pm 8pm

    Lock Road, North Cotes DN36 5UP

    Immingham Civic Centre - Lyndsey Suite 16 March 2pm 8pm

    Pelham Road, Immingham. DN40 1QF

    Laceby Community Centre 17 March 2pm 8pm

    High Street. DN37 7AA

    North Killingholme Village Hall 22 March 2pm 8pm

    Village Green, North Killingholme. DN40 3LX

    Holton le Clay Church Hall 23 March 2pm 8pm

    Church Lane, Holten le Clay. DN36 5AL

    Albrough Youth Club 24 March 2pm 8pm

    Hornsea Road, Aldbrough

    Patrington Village Hall 30 March 2pm 8pm

    Church Lane, Patrington. HU12 0RJ

    Burton Pidsea Memorial Hall 31 March 2pm 8pm

    Back Lane, Burton Pidsea. HU12 9AN

    Keyingham Village Hall 5 April 2pm 8pm

    Station Road, Keyingham. HU12 9SX

    Withernsea Pavillion Leisure Centre 6 April 2pm 2pm

    Queen Street, Withernsea. HU12 2QA

    Hedon Methadist Church 15 April 2pm 8pm

    Church Lane, Hedon. HU12 8EL

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    Figure 22 ABP provisional concept design of the port facilities.

    Phase 1 Consultation Events

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