A grant made by the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund earlier this year has enabled the
North Norfolk Surf Life Saving Club [www.nnslsc.org.uk] in
Cromer to pay for volunteer training and purchase a range of new equipment which will enable the Club to expand and train its junior membership.
In the autumn of 2016, the Sheringham Shoal Community Fund awarded a grant to Inspired Youth to deliver a programme aimed at motivating girls in North Norfolk to consider a career in engineering or energy
A small group of supporters, trustees and members of the Cromer-based organisation, ‘About with Friends’,
gathered with representatives of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm at its operational base on 24th January 2017, to witness the ‘Grand Switch On’
of a new lighting system.
Sheringham Shoal Community Fund [SSCF] has awarded a grant to the Cromer and District Food Bank [C&DFB]
to enable the purchase of a Nissan e-NV 200 van. This economic work horse, which has been supplied and sponsored by the Nissan dealership
Crayford and Abbs in Bodham, North Norfolk, will cut C&DFB‘s vehicle running costs significantly.
Statkraft prepares a possible divestment of shares in Sheringham Shoal, Dudgeon and Dogger Bank.
The operator role at Sheringham Shoal will be transferred to Statoil.
Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm [SSOWF] has donated a defibrillator to
Terrington St John Junior School for use both in the school and by the local community. It was presented to the staff and pupils
on 24th June 2016 by Kay Reeve from SSOWF.
The arrival of the WaveCraft vessel Umoe Firmus in the harbour at Wells-next-the-Sea at the end of
February 2016 created quite a stir. Known as a Surface Effect Ship, Umoe Firmus is one of a new generation of personnel transfer vessels [PTVS]
designed for use by offshore farm developers and operators
Statkraft has appointed Adam Blake as Power Plant Manager for the Sheringham Shoal
Offshore Wind Farm. He succeeds Jason Halsey, who moves within the organisation to a role where he will take the lead in the
development of new renewable energy projects.
The Sheringham Shoal Community Fund has awarded a grant of £7,000 to the Energy Rescuers project
which is running educational children's workshops in 35 North Norfolk schools.
Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm produced more than 170 GWh in December last year.
This is a monthly generation record for the wind farm.
Health and Safety is of paramount importance in all offshore environments,
and on the afternoon 10 September 2015 the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm's emergency response procedures in handling
a major offshore incident will be tested through a rigorous practice entitled Exercise Sheringham Response.
The Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, which has its O&M base just outside the
coastal town of Wells-next-the-Sea in Norfolk, is sponsoring the 2015 North Norfolk Triathlon organized by Wells Harbour Maritime Trust.