This Environmental Statement (ES) has been prepared by DP Marine Energy Ltd (DPME), in support of an application for statutory for a 100MW tidal energy project located less than 1km off Fair Head on the North Antrim Coast in Northern Ireland (the Project). The Project will be developed by Fair Head Tidal Energy Park Limited (FHTEPL) a special purpose company formed by DPME and Bluepower NV. The Project consists of the installation of Tidal Energy Converters (TECs) and associated infrastructure, in an area of approximately 4.2km 2 , together with two potential marine export cable corridors. The proposed tidal array will cover an area of approximately 4.2km 2 and is located less than 1km off the North Antrim Coast in Northern Ireland. The consenting authorities responsible for assessing the application for consent for the Project are the Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs (DAERA) and the Department for the Economy (DfE). They will be supported in the assessment process by a number of statutory consultees including Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA).
The ES has been prepared in four volumes:
- Volume 1: Non-Technical Summary
- Volume 2: Environmental Statement
- Volume 3: Figures
- Volume 4: Technical Appendices