Registration opens for Rampion 2 offshore wind farm

By: Chloe Emanuel

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20/09/2023 GOV.UK

The Rampion 2 Offshore Wind Farm project is moving ahead, and registration to become an interested party is now open. This update marks a significant step in the development of this offshore wind project, which promises to make a substantial contribution to the UK's renewable energy goals.

The project update, issued by the Planning Inspectorate, highlights the registration process for individuals and organizations interested in participating in the development and review of the Rampion 2 Offshore Wind Farm.

Rampion 2 Offshore Wind Farm is a significant renewable energy initiative aimed at expanding the UK's offshore wind capacity. The project is in line with the country's commitment to increasing clean energy production and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

The Rampion 2 Offshore Wind Farm is not only focused on enhancing the UK's clean energy capacity but also looks to expand its reach into European and North American markets. This demonstrates the project's commitment to fostering international cooperation in the renewable energy sector.

The project's progress is supported by a £4 million investment, indicating the high level of interest and confidence in its success. The funding round was led by East Innovate, a venture capital arm with expertise in commodities, technology, and research. Other participants included Riverstone, Nesta, and One Planet Capital.

One of the key objectives of the Rampion 2 Offshore Wind Farm is to contribute to achieving Net Zero energy. The project leverages a configurable market platform known as ElectronConnect, which allows for the optimization of renewable power and network capacity based on time and location. This approach is essential in reducing network congestion and integrating clean technologies into the grid, ultimately lowering energy costs for consumers.

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