Two new wind farms, Equinor’s Sheringham Shoal and Dudgeon Extensions, and Orsted’s Hornsea 3, would connect into Norwich Main over the next few years therefore enabling the need to extend the substation.
Overhead line would run south from Norwich Main, running to the east of Mulbarton, Tacolneston and Shelfanger before routeing to the west of Roydon on the border with Mid Suffolk.
Changes outside the 2022 preferred draft corridor to the East of Wortham Ling
West of Roydon and immediately south of the A1066, the alignment would diverge from the preferred draft corridor presented in 2022. The alignment would now turn to the east of Wortham Ling, before continuing into Section B.