Decision Maker: Director (Planning)
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
The Council's response, as a consultee, to the
statutory consultation on the 'Five Estuaries' Wind Farm proposal -
a 'Nationally Important Infrastructure Project' (NSIP) that will be
decided by the government through the national Development Consent
Order (DCO) process.
The Council's response highlights a range of concern about the on-shore elements of the proposal - including its reliance on the National Grid's 'East Anglian Green' Tilbury to Norwich powerline proposal to which the Council, supported by many Councils across East Anglia, has also issued strong objections.
TDC has worked with Essex County Council (ECC). ECC has submitted a technical response, whereas TDC has issued a response that highlights a range of community concerns.
To issue a response highlighting community
concerns - reflecting the objections to the East Anglian Green
Decision taking in consultation with the Interim Leader of the Council.
Option 1 - Issue a response highlighting
community concerns - reflecting the objections to the East Anglian
Option 2 - Issue a response in support of the proposal.
Option 3 - Issue a response raising different concerns to those raised by Members, and members of the public previously.
Option 3 - Issue no response.
Publication date: 17/05/2023
Date of decision: 12/05/2023