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World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm gets Green Light for North Sea

Andy Day

21st February 2015

What could become the world's largest offshore wind farm was given the go-ahead this week by the UK government. Situated 77-130 km off the Yorkshire coast, the Dogger Bank wind farm project received the approval of the Secretary of State for Energy and the Environment.

The plan for up to 400 offshore wind turbines has been proposed by 'Forewind' – a consortium company of four major energy businesses: SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy), Norwegian Statoil and Statkraft and Germany's RWE.

Andy Day

Andy recently finished being a classroom geographer after 35 years at two schools in East Yorkshire as head of geography, head of the humanities faculty and director of the humanities specialism. He has written extensively about teaching and geography - with articles in the TES, Geography GCSE Wideworld and Teaching Geography.

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