The expansion of two wind farms off the Norfolk coast could lead to six years of construction work and the digging of another two cable trenches across the countryside. Norwegian energy firm Equino are looking to bring the cables ashore at Bacton and Weybourne and connect them to the National Grid south of Norwich at Swardeston. But to do that they would need to dig 60km-long cable trenches from north Norfolk to Norwich which will lead to years of construction work and harm the environment, the report added.
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Where the cable corridors could be dug to connect the wind farms to the National Grid
IT IS GREAT Suffolk County Council, Natural England and DEFRA (Department of Environment) are investing in these green initiatives. HOPEFULLY IT MEANS that these projects and investments will not be wasted by unwanted and unnecessary construction of energy infrastructure.
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