Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm given go-ahead

The UK Secretary of State for Energy, Greg Clark has granted consent for what could become the world’s largest offshore wind farm.

Hornsea Project Two, located 89 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast, will have a capacity of up to 1.8 gigawatts (GW) and will consist of up to 300 turbines.

The project is being developed by SMartWind, owned by Danish energy company, DONG Energy.