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  • 23 September 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The Ireland-based Alpha Marine is set to kick off a reconnaissance survey at the Arklow Bank Wind Park Phase 2 located off the Wicklow coast in the Irish Sea. The goal of the survey is to provide background information to inform future site investigation works for the 520 MW project. Works, which will include magnetometer surveying, are […]

  • 7 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables has presented details of its plan for an operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the 520 MW Arklow Bank 2 offshore wind project in Ireland. The O&M base, in which SSE will invest EUR 15 million, will be built at a disused site known as The Old Shipyard at the South Dock in […]

  • 21 April 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables has announced its intention to submit a planning application for the onshore grid infrastructure for the Arklow Bank 2 offshore wind farm. This is the first time an offshore wind developer will seek consent for this kind of infrastructure in Ireland. The company said it would submit the application in the coming weeks […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Metocean devices will be deployed in the Irish Sea in late July or early August to collect data on waves and currents at the site of the proposed Arklow Bank offshore wind project. Four separate devices will be deployed off the East Coast of County Wicklow, Ireland, using either the AMS Retriever or Husky, a […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables has commissioned the combined design team of Ramboll and Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) to deliver the concept design for the wind turbine substructures for Phase 2 of the Arklow Bank wind farm offshore Ireland. Arklow Bank is a 520 MW offshore development located circa 12 kilometres off the Wicklow Coast in the […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE has begun assessing the Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour as possible locations for a future onshore service base for the proposed Arklow Bank Wind Park project in Ireland. Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) are assessing the suitability of Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour for an O&M base, with the study set to be completed in the […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Fugro is set to replace the meteorological mast at the Arklow Bank offshore wind project in Ireland with a LiDAR as part of maintenance work. Fugro will use the jack-up barge Aran 250 to conduct the work on the northern end of the project between 23 and 30 September, subject to weather conditions. Offshore works include removing the 30m […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables is holding public consultations in the South Wicklow and North Wexford areas in Ireland for the Arklow Bank Phase 2 offshore wind project. During the consultations held from 14 October to 11 November, the public will be able to provide feedback on the offshore infrastructure and onshore grid infrastructure elements of the project. […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables has issued a tender seeking a company to provide the turbine substructure FEED and detailed design for the second phase of the Arklow Bank offshore wind farm. SSE has developed a substructure concept that includes a monopile and transition piece which shall provide the basis for commencing the FEED scope of works. The […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Hydrographic and geophysical surveys on the proposed 520MW Arklow Bank wind farm in the Irish Sea are scheduled to start in June. The start of the surveys off the Ireland’s Wicklow coast is weather dependent. Weather permitting, the work is expected to be completed by the end of September 2019, a marine notice said. The […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and Irish-owned data centre owner and operator, Echelon Data Centres have agreed to develop a joint 220kV substation at the Avoca River Business Park in Arklow, Ireland. The new infrastructure will facilitate the development of Ireland’s first large-scale offshore wind farm, Arklow Bank, off the coast of Co. Wicklow with an export capacity […]

  • 30 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables has issued two periodic indicative notices to carry out market sounding for the construction of the Arklow Bank Phase 2 offshore wind project in Ireland. The first notice seeks market sounding for the wind turbine installation vessels, including associated services. Parties can apply until 10 November, with the planned date of publication of the […]

  • 11 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Engineering technical consultancy ODE, part of the DORIS Group, has been awarded a framework agreement by SSE Renewables for Offshore Structural Design across multiple sites in the UK and Ireland. With a contract duration up to three years, ODE will appoint a number of new secondees to work alongside its personnel from SSE Renewables’ UK […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    SSE has re-issued a contract notice for offshore and nearshore geotechnical survey works at the Arklow Bank offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea.

  • 20 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Partrac, MetOceanWorks and Cooper Marine Advisors are carrying out a detailed assessment of the geomorphology of SSE Renewables’ Arklow Bank Wind Park Phase 2 offshore wind project. The consortium partners are currently in the second stage of their project, following the completion of the first round of work at the end of 2019. Last year, […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables Offshore Limited has issued a contract notice for the provision of geotechnical surveys works at Arklow Bank in the Irish Sea. The offshore and nearshore geotechnical surveys will be carried out off the coast of county Wicklow, Ireland, to gather sufficient geotechnical data to support the preliminary design, and in part the detailed design, […]

  • 31 July 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Geoquip Marine will commence geotechnical survey at the Arklow Bank Wind Park Phase 2 site in the Irish Sea in late August or early September, according to a Notice to Mariners from Ireland’s Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. The company will use its vessel Geoquip Saentis to carry out the survey work, which will be […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ireland needs to install 1 GW of offshore wind energy capacity by 2025 if it is to meet the new Irish government’s target of 5GW of installed offshore wind by 2030, SSE Renewables said. Paul Cooley, Director of Capital Projects at SSE Renewables, told the Energy Ireland ‘Offshore Energy Conference’ that the new Coalition Government’s […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Arklow Marine Services have recently been awarded a painting,  on the seven offshore wind turbines on Arklow Bank. Arklow Marine Services is Ireland’s leading aluminium and steel  boat builder. The company provides creation of a new vessel or the refurbishing of an existing boat. The company also works on maintenance and repairs on 3.6 MW […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    SSE Renewables has selected Arklow Harbour as the preferred location for the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the second phase of the Arklow Bank offshore wind farm. The developer has been assessing the Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour as possible locations for the project’s O&M base since early 2019. The Arklow Bank Wind Park Phase […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    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 […]

  • 10 January 2012

    The wind turbine installation vessel Sea Energy leaves Wicklow Bay after completing the work at Airtricity’s Arklow Bank Wind Farm, reports Afloat. The work was carried out on seven wind turbines. SEA ENERGY has been providing the offshore wind market with installation and component replacement services since 2002. This vessel is the semi jacked type […]

  • 21 June 2019

    SSE Renewables has appointed ABPmer to deliver the preliminary site condition report for the Arklow Bank offshore wind project in Ireland. ABPmer will also manage the associated metocean survey which will be used in conjunction with new numerical modeling to refine the preliminary results and inform a final site condition report. According to SSE, the […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables has issued a contract notice seeking providers of geotechnical and geophysical services offshore the UK and Ireland. The offshore wind developer intends to sign a number of framework agreements that cover a range of geotechnical and geophysical services. The overall value of the framework agreements is EUR 78 million. The framework agreements will […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    Offshore wind is an efficient and realistic way for Ireland to take the big strides the country needs to hit its renewable energy targets and avoid EU fines for failing to do so, said Managing Director of SSE Ireland, Stephen Wheeler.

  • 19 May 2015

    Renewable energy use in Ireland increased by 10% in 2014, while consumption of fossil fuels fell 1.2%. That is according to provisional energy data for 2014 published by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) yesterday. The data also shows that primary energy use fell as the economy grew, continuing the process of decoupling, meaning […]