SSE Issues Arklow Bank Floating Lidar Call

SSE Renewables Ireland Ltd has opened a tender seeking a company to provide a floating lidar system for the 520MW Arklow Bank offshore wind project.

The contracted company will be in charge of supplying the floating lidar system equipment and collection, as well as providing wind resource assessment data.

The level of system maturity for the floating lidar system should meet, as a minimum, the Stage 2: pre-commercial maturity stage requirements.

Work is set to be conducted at the site located 8-12km offshore of the East Coast of County Wicklow in the Irish Sea. The duration of the contract is from 1 April 2020 to 29 April 2022.

The deadline for submitting applications for the tender is 2 December by 12:00 local time.

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