GE Wind Energy is applying to the UK government for permission to develop an offshore wind farm on Gunfleet Sand, off the Essex coast. As part of the consents process an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is required. This Environmental Statement (ES) collates the information utilised for that assessment. It covers why wind energy is needed within the UK, and why this particular site was chosen for possible development; it goes on to describe the project and environment, and how building the wind farm may affect area.
Non Technical Summary