Green light for Triton Knoll windfarm power plans

September 6, 2016 Spilsby Online 0

Plans to build an electrical system to process power from wind turbines off the Lincolnshire coast have been given the go-ahead. The Triton Knoll windfarm has been in development since 2004 and permission was given for the project’s offshore wind turbines in summer 2013. The government has now given the go-ahead for the electrical system needed to transfer the power into the grid. Local officials said it will have a negative impact on the environment. […]

Wind Farm Plans Halted

January 23, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

RWE npower renewables have announced that they are putting plans on hold to build a 40-acre electricity substation in the area. RWE npower renewables is looking to develop the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm, which could see more than 300 turbines built off the coast near Mablethorpe. After consulting with the National Grid the company has stated that it is considering alternative sites outside of the area.  The decision will delight local action groups who have been protesting […]

RWE Put Substation Plans On Hold

January 19, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

RWE npower Renewables have put plans to build a substation in East Lindsey on hold in light of new information from the National Grid. In a statement today the company has stated that they have identified new and alternative locations for the connection location that could lie outside of East Lindsey.  Many local residents had been concerned that the site for the substation could be located near a number of the outlying villages around the Spilsby area. […]