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Thurrock Flexible Generation Plant Planning Inspectorate Reference Number: EN010092 Rule 13(6) Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010 Notice of Issue Specific Hearings, Open Floor Hearings and Compulsory Acquisition Hearings

Notice ID: COL2130307

Notice effective from
1st July 2021 to 31st July 2021

THURROCK POWER LIMITED
Thurrock Flexible Generation Plant Planning Inspectorate Reference Number: EN010092 Rule 13(6) Infrastructure Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010
Notice of Issue Specific Hearings, Open Floor Hearings and Compulsory Acquisition Hearings

Notice is hereby given that, at the dates, times and locations set out below, the following Hearings will be held by the Planning Inspectorate (on behalf of the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) for the examination of the application made by Thurrock Power Limited ('the Applicant') of 1" Floor, 145 Kensington Church Street, London, W8 7LP, for a Development Consent Order ('DCO') under Sections 14, 15 and 37 of the Planning Act 2008, as amended ('the Act'). The Application was submitted to the Secretary of State, via the Planning Inspectorate ('the Inspectorate'), on Wednesday 27th May 2020 and accepted for examination on 24th June 2020. The reference number applied to the application by the Inspectorate is EN010092.
Note: In light of the current public health situation surrounding COVID-19, the hearings listed below will be virtual events.
Hearing
Date
Time
Venue

Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 2 (if required) *
Monday 26th July 2021 (am)
10am Arrangements conference starts at 9.30am
Due to the continued impact of COVID-19, this hearing will take place virtually**
Issue Specific Hearing 4 on the draft DCO (if required)*
Monday 26th July 2021 (pm)
2pm Arrangements conference starts at 1.30pm
Due to the continued impact of COVID-19, this hearing will take place virtually**
Open Floor Hearing (if required)*
Tuesday 27th July 2021 (am)
10am Arrangements conference starts at 9.30am
Due to the continued impact of COVID-19, this hearing will take place virtually**

*Please note that if any of the above hearings is not required, it will be cancelled through a banner on the project page of the Planning Inspectorate's website

**The Planning Inspectorate will provide joining details in due course. Interested and Affected Parties are encouraged to check the National Planning Infrastructure website for updates. Please refer to the following link:
https://infrastructure.planninginspectorate.gov.uk/projects/south-east/thurrock-flexible-generation-plant

Please also note the following reserved hearing dates, which will be used if required for technical reasons:
Hearing
Date
Time
Venue

Compulsory Acquisition Hearing 2 (if required)
Wednesday 28th July 2021 (am)
10am Arrangements conference starts at 9.30am
Due to the continued impact of COVID-19, this hearing will take place virtually
Issue Specific Hearing 4 on the draft DCO (if required)
Wednesday 28th July 2021 (pm)
2pm Arrangements conference starts at 1.30pm
Due to the continued impact of COVID-19, this hearing will take place virtually
Open Floor Hearing (if required)
Thursday 29th July 2021 (am)
10am Arrangements conference starts at 9.30am
Due to the continued impact of COVID-19, this hearing will take place virtually

Interested Parties and Affected Persons wishing to speak at any of the hearings listed above should notify the Planning Inspectorate in writing by Deadline 5A (2nd July 2021) by emailing: thurrockfpg@planninginspectorate.gov.uk or calling: 0303 444 5000. Procedural Deadline 5A and all subsequent Deadlines are set out in the Examination Timetable, which is available to view on the project page of the Planning Inspectorate's website.
Please note that hearings will be recorded, and the recordings will be published on the project page of
the Inspectorate's website as soon as practicable after each hearing has taken place.
Any further hearings will be publicised as required by the Inspectorate and by the Infrastructure
Planning (Examination Procedure) Rules 2010.
Summary of the Project:
The Application relates to the construction, operation and decommissioning of a gas fired flexible electricity generation plant and battery storage facility in Thurrock, Essex, known as the Thurrock Flexible Generation Plant ('the Proposed Development') and includes:
Reciprocating gas engines with net electrical output totalling 600 MW, batteries with net electrical output of 150 MW and storage capacity of up to 600 MW, associated electrical and control equipment, creation of temporary and permanent private access routes for construction and access in operation including a permanent causeway for the delivery of abnormal indivisible loads by barge, a gas pipeline connection to the gas national transmission system, an electrical export connection via underground cables to the immediately adjacent National Grid Tilbury Substation, common land exchange and habitat creation or enhancement for protected species translocation and biodiversity gain. The Proposed Development is located on land south west of Station Road near Tilbury, Essex The British National Grid coordinates are TQ662766 and the nearest existing postcode is RM18 8UL. Copies of Application Documents
The application form and its accompanying documents, maps and plans, including the Environmental Statement and draft DCO, are available to view electronically and download, free of charge, on the project page of the Planning Inspectorate's website:
https://infrastructure.planninginspectorate.gov.uk/projects/south-east/thurrock-flexible-generation-plant and in the 'Documents' section of the Applicant's website: http://thurrockpower.co.uk If you require alternative methods for inspection of the application documents, please telephone the applicant on: 0207 186 0580 or email: contact@thurrockpower.co.uk
Hard copies of the application documents can be requested but will be subject to a maximum charge of £500 for each copy. Requests for electronic or hard copy documents can be made in the following ways:
* Email: contact@thurrockpower.co.uk
* Telephone: 0207 186 0580

USB device copies can be provided free of charge and are available upon request to the Applicant. It should be noted that the Planning Inspectorate is reviewing its procedures due to the COVID-19 situation, so please monitor their website for periodic updates. You can sign up for updates using the 'sign up' link on the website.
Further information about the Application can be obtained from the Applicant using the following contact details:
* Email: contact@thurrockpower.co.uk
* Telephone: 0207 186 0580

Thurrock Power Limited

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