35 results found for 'Stromar offshore wind project'

35 results found for 'Stromar offshore wind project'
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  • 29 January 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Stromar Offshore Wind Farm Limited, a joint venture between Ørsted, BlueFloat Energy, and Renantis, has submitted the environmental impact assessment (EIA) scoping and habitats regulations appraisal (HRA) screening reports for the 1 GW floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. The reports for the project, which is located approximately 50 kilometres from the Port of Wick, […]

  • 19 March 2024
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    Stromar, a joint venture between Ørsted, BlueFloat Energy, and Renantis, has awarded Sulmara a contract to conduct site characterisation work at the 1 GW floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. For this work, Sulmara will utilise the 60-metre multi-purpose subsea vessel Vos Gorgeous to carry out a geophysical investigation across the proposed wind farm site […]

  • 7 November 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium behind the West of Orkney Windfarm, comprising Corio Generation, TotalEnergies, and Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG), has submitted an onshore planning application to the Highland Council for onshore works for the 2 GW offshore wind farm. The onshore application provides detailed information on the proposed cable landfills on the North Caithness coast, the […]

  • 26 October 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, Foundations, R&D, Research & Development, Supply Chain, Technology

    A consortium comprising DHI, Ørsted, Siemens Gamesa, Stiesdal Offshore, Stromning and Technical University of Denmark (DTU) will establish a test lab for floating wind turbines in the 20 MW class. The project, named FloatLab and supported with DKK 15.3 million (approximately EUR 2 million) from Innovation Fund Denmark, will see the laboratory being set up […]

  • 15 September 2023
    Floating Wind, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    A floating Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) buoy has been launched at the Stromar floating wind farm site offshore Scotland. The E38 EOLOS LiDAR was deployed at the Stromar site off the coast of Caithness, approximately 50 kilometres from the Port of Wick on 8 September. Equipped with fully independent and remote sensing devices, the […]

  • 20 March 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian offshore service company Argeo has signed a survey contract with Stromar, a consortium made up of Ørsted, Renantis, and BlueFloat Energy for the Stromar floating wind project offshore Scotland. Argeo will conduct a geophysical survey in the project’s development area, located in the Moray Firth off the coast of Scotland. The Stromar offshore wind […]

  • 12 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy have signed option agreements for their two joint projects selected in the ScotWind offshore leasing round, and another option agreement for a third project for which the partnership secured a lease in a consortium with Ørsted. The two leases secured by Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy are located east of […]

  • 23 May 2022
    Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Ørsted UK, Falck Renewables, and BlueFloat Energy have expressed their support for the bid to give Scottish Green Freeport status to the Cromarty Firth. The three companies, which have secured seabed leases in the recent ScotWind round, have become members of Opportunity Cromarty Firth (OCF), the partnership of private, public, and academic sector bodies committed […]

  • 8 June 2012

      Scientists worry about the impact of the subsea turbines on deep-diving seabirds along the Scottish coastline, reported scotsman.com. Developers of the wave projects are now facing the problems that have been an issue for onshore wind farm developers for some time. Scientists in the Pentland Firth have been studying the behavior of black guillemots […]

  • 19 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The BlueFloat Energy and Renantis partnership has signed exclusivity agreements with Crown Estate Scotland to develop its Sinclair and Scaraben innovation projects which will now be part of a phased delivery of the partnership’s Broadshore project. The two 99.5 MW floating offshore wind farms will now be developed as part of a phased delivery of […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Seawork International, the commercial marine industry exhibition and conference, will open for its 15th year in the ABP Port of Southampton on Tuesday 22 May. This year’s exhibition reflects the impact of accelerating offshore renewable energy development on the commercial marine industry, with new developments in vessel design for personnel transfer and operations and maintenance […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following the business development of Windreich AG with a particular consideration of the end customers, Dr. Peter Vest was appointed to the Board on marketing and business development. Willi Balz, founder and CEO of Windreich AG says that Dr. Vest brings his many years of experience as a managing partner of marketing agency InterCom, as […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Environment, Technology

    A contract has been awarded to Kongsberg Maritime Ltd to conduct underwater noise studies for an offshore renewables project that could eventually lead to 400MW being installed in the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth. The contract, awarded by MeyGen Limited, will involve Kongsberg Maritime Ltd conducting both baseline and operational noise measurements from prototype […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Chairman of the Sheffield City Region LEP, James Newman will be a headline speaker at Rexpo – a new and unique two day conference and exhibition that has been launched in Sheffield for those interested in the growing low carbon and renewable energy marketplace which is projected to reach £4trillion by 2015 as economies around […]

  • 12 August 2011

      Key industry tidal energy experts are set to map out their plans to deliver large scale installation projects for tidal energy devices at the 5th Annual International Tidal Energy Summit and Awards this November. With demonstration tidal projects already producing energy in Europe, America and Asia and the first multi megawatt arrays in the […]

  • 16 September 2013

    Independent, international energy consultancy Xodus Group is delighted to hear the announcement of consent for Europe’s largest tidal energy project in the Pentland Firth at the Scottish Renewables Marine Energy Conference. As lead consultant in the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the 86MW Phase 1 MeyGen tidal energy project, Xodus played a pivotal role in […]

  • 15 September 2013

    UK: Unmanned Barge Almost Hits Teesside OWF A 35 metre unmanned barge that was being taken from Stromness to Lowestoft has been reconnected to its towing vessel. UK: Vestas Produces First Blade for Its 8 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Vestas has produced the first prototype 80 meter blade for the V164-8.0 MW – the world’s […]

  • 26 December 2011

    A 100ft underwater turbine that is destined to be part of the world’s first tidal power array has been successfully deployed in the sea around Orkney this week, signalling a major step forward for the global marine renewable energy industry. The 1 megawatt (MW) Hammerfest Strom HS1000 device, which can power the annual electricity needs […]

  • 13 October 2016

    Swan Hunter has issued Motive Offshore Group a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the design and build of a basket carousel loading tower. Package Manager John Young said: “We are pleased to announce our agreement with Motive to provide the design and build of our Carousel Loading Tower. This key deliverable, for a robust and capable design that […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Partrac will be hosting the “Unique Challenges of Site Characterisation in Wave & Tidal Projects” workshop on 14th March 2012 from 14:00 – 17:00 in the EICC, Edinburgh. This event will take place the day before RenewableUK Wave & Tidal 2012 Conference and Exhibition This free workshop will comprise a series of presentations from key […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    German transmission system operators 50Hertz, Amprion, TenneT and TransnetBW have submitted the first drafts of the onshore and offshore network expansion plans (NEP and O-NEP) covering the period up to 2035 to the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA).

  • 19 February 2016
    R&D, Technology

    UK-based coating manufacturer Whitford Ltd is working with the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd to test various high-performance coatings within the harsh oceanic conditions in Orkney. The long-term project will analyse existing and developmental coating products to assess their suitability for applications within the marine renewables industry, as well as for other offshore industries such […]

  • 30 October 2012

    Independent, international energy consultancy Xodus Group has been retained by MeyGen Ltd to provide further environmental support for a major tidal project in the Pentland Firth, Scotland. The initial contract for Phase 1 of the project, was awarded in March 2011 and is now valued at more than £450,000. The work conducted to date has […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Aquamarine Power Ltd. plans to bring its technology to market by adding one or two new investors, who will provide funds and expertise to help the company achieve this goal, Aquamarine’s CEO Martin McAdam revealed to Bloomberg without giving further details on this subject. Aquamarine Power, with ABB, SSE and Scottish Enterprise as its major […]

  • 15 November 2011

    A £3 million investment project upgrading renewable energy facilities in the Outer Hebrides has been completed. The recladding of the 12,000 square metre fabrication building at Arnish Point will allow the tenants, BiFab, to grow their already important position in the renewables and heavy engineering sectors. Funding for the project was made available from the […]

  • 3 November 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance

      As the UK government has announced plans to down grade the level of financial support for on and offshore wind and boost support the wave and tidal sectors, companies in this fledgling marine market stand much to gain. Marine renewable power developers were recently left stunned after the Governments proposed increases in the level […]