Earlier this month, the Department for Communities and Local Government released ‘Community Benefits for Onshore Wind Developments: Best Practice Guidance for England’.
On the 8th October 2014, final approval was granted from European Union Regulators for the nuclear power station at Hinkley Point C in Somerset, which is expected to begin operating in 2023.
We are pleased to announce that the Legal 500 directory has maintained our top tier status for Planning and Environment, and second tier for Energy.
On 26th September the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change granted development Consent for the Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm in Liverpool Bay.
We would like to announce that our newly appointed trainee solicitor, Alexandra Jones, has taken up her seat in the Zyda Law office.
The European Union is to approve the state aid deal to fund the construction and operation of the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, with the developer, EDF Energy. The EU’s Competition Commissioner, Joaquin Almunia, has said he would “propose to the college of commissioners to take a positive decision and in principle the decision should be taken during this mandate of the commission in October”.
On 18th September 2014 Zyda Law appeared, on behalf of Monkstone Cruising and Sailing Club and the Neath Port Authority, at an Issue Specific Hearing for the examination of the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon (‘the proposed project’).
Today the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change granted development Consent for the Clocaenog Forest Wind Farm in Wales.
Today the Secretary of State for the Environment and Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government granted development consent for the Thames tideway tunnel project.
Last month, we announced that we were delighted to be sponsoring The Energy Event 2014, – one of the industry’s largest exhibitions which informs energy professionals about the latest services and technologies that can reduce costs and comply with legislation.