Search results for: Sceirde Rocks

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  • 19 December 2023
    Business development, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    The Sceirde Rocks Windfarm, developed by Irish Fuinneamh Sceirde Teoranta (FST), a joint venture owned by Corio Generation and global infrastructure investor, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, has completed geophysical and metocean surveys that will inform its forthcoming planning application. The surveys were conducted between September and early November using purpose-built survey vessels operated by Green […]

  • 22 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Corio Generation and Bord Gáis Energy have joined forces to explore offshore wind opportunities in Ireland. The agreement represents Bord Gáis Energy’s entry into the offshore wind market while Corio Generation is already involved in the sector and is currently developing the 450 MW Sceirde Rocks wind farm off the west coast of Ireland. “With […]

  • 3 May 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Irish Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, has launched the Future Framework for Offshore Renewable Energy, which provides a roadmap for Ireland to deliver 37 GW of offshore wind by 2050. The framework sets out the pathway Ireland will take to deliver 20 GW of offshore wind by 2040 and at least 37 […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry

    The North Irish Sea Array (NISA), one of the four offshore wind projects selected in Ireland’s first offshore wind auction, could end up overlapping with a bird protection area. The Irish offshore consultancy Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) voiced concerns about the government letting this happen and warned that the project is now at risk […]

  • 9 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has acquired Fuinneamh Sceirde Teoranta (FST), the developer of the Sceirde Rocks offshore wind farm, in Galway, Ireland. Sceirde Rocks is a proposed 400 MW offshore wind farm, capable of generating enough energy to power the equivalent of up to 295,000 homes. The Galway-based renewable energy project has been designated […]

  • 23 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Corio Generation has completed a geophysical survey at the site of its 450 MW offshore wind project in Ireland, after applying for Maritime Area Consent (MAC) in June this year with an aim to compete in Ireland’s first Offshore Renewable Electricity Support Scheme which opens in early 2023. The project is the Sceirde Rocks offshore […]

  • 18 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Corio Generation has appointed COWI as the Pre-FEED Designer for the Sceirde Rocks offshore wind project in Ireland, shortly after the Danish engineering company secured a contract for another Irish offshore wind farm, the North Irish Sea Array (NISA), developed by Statkraft. The 450 MW Sceirde Rocks is planned to be built in the North […]

  • 11 October 2021
    Business & Finance

    Inis Offshore Wind, a newly established Irish renewable energy developer, plans to develop at least 1 GW of offshore wind capacity in Ireland by 2030 and has already identified five potential sites where its projects could be built. The sites identified for assessment are located off the East and West coasts of Ireland as well […]

  • 12 May 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Following Ireland’s Ministry for the Environment, Climate and Communications’ announcement of winners in the country’s first offshore wind auction, SSE Renewables, whose project did not secure a contract for renewable energy generation, said that it was still committed to the future delivery of its proposed Arklow Bank Wind Park II offshore wind farm. As reported […]

  • 11 May 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ireland has selected four projects with a combined capacity of nearly 3,100 MW in the first offshore wind auction under the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (ORESS 1). The four projects are the 1,300 MW Codling Wind Park owned and developed by a 50/50 joint venture of Fred. Olsen Seawind and EDF Renewables; the 824 MW […]

  • 11 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Construction work on the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm site began Tuesday, March 9, with the arrival of the 164m “Nordnes” vessel, which will position rocks at selected foundation locations in preparation for the start of the installation of the giant monopile structures next month. Using a precision technique, the “Nordnes” will place 2-9” filter […]

  • 10 November 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Irish Government has approved terms and conditions for the country’s first auction to supply electricity from offshore wind under the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (ORESS 1) which is expected to secure up to 2.5 GW of offshore wind capacity. The pre-qualification stage will launch next month while the qualification stage and the auction process […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Irish Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has invited applications from the first batch of offshore wind projects for Maritime Area Consents (MACs), the first of which are expected to be issued in the second half on this year. The invited projects include seven developments that were designated as “relevant projects” […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    A stalwart vessel of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm fleet has left the Greater Wash after reaching another project milestone, the completion of the undersea works to prepare the site for the installation of the cables that transport the power generated by the wind turbines. The 77m vessel Smit Constructor has been home and […]

  • 23 December 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Ireland’s Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has issued Maritime Area Consents (MACs) to the first phase of seven offshore renewable energy projects, said to represent a significant milestone in the delivery of offshore wind in Ireland. Coming on the back of the publication of the Climate Action Plan 2023, this […]

  • 29 July 2022

    The Irish Government has increased the country’s offshore wind target for 2030 from 5 GW to 7 GW after reaching an agreement on Sectoral Emissions Ceilings that set maximum limits on greenhouse gas emissions for each sector of the Irish economy to the end of the decade. The Sectoral Emissions Ceilings have been set for […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Irish government has designated seven offshore wind projects as relevant, meaning they will be fast-tracked through the new marine planning regime. The selected projects include the Oriel, innogy’s Bray and Kish Banks, Codling I and II, Skerd Rocks and North Irish Sea Array (NISA) wind farms. The announcement means the projects are allowed to […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    The departure of the floating hotel Regina Baltica, which was the final construction vessel on the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm, marks the end of an intense period of activity and the start a new operational phase, which has been in the planning for the past five years. Now the only vessels to be seen […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Ireland’s Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) has launched consultation on the country’s grid development policy for offshore wind. The consultation period was opened on 10 June and will close on 1 July. In its Climate Action Plan published in June 2019, the Irish government committed to having at least 3.5 GW of offshore […]

  • 2 January 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    This year is set to be one of the busiest for offshore wind developers and governments around the world as a multitude of new sites are scheduled to be awarded for offshore wind farm construction. From the much longer list of auctions coming up in 2023, each bearing national and/or global significance, is bringing […]