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  • 15 January 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) is selling its 35 per cent stake in the 588 MW Beatrice offshore wind farm to The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) and funds managed by Equitix Investment Management Limited. TRIG has exchanged contracts with CIP to acquire an equity interest of 17.5 per cent in the project. Funds managed by Equitix […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Subsea surveys are set to start on 5 October at the Beatrice offshore wind farm, located some 13 kilometres off the coast of Caithness in Scotland. For the work, the DP2 vessel Glomar Wave and crew transfer vessel Iceni Spirit will be deployed at the site. Surveys will be carried out on selected wind turbine foundations, […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Grid Connection

    Ofgem has selected Transmission Capital Partners as the preferred bidder for the offshore transmission assets of the Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland. Transmission Capital Partners, a consortium comprising INPP, Amber Infrastructure and Transmission Investment, expects to invest up to GBP 60 million. The financial close is expected to take place later in 2020, when […]

  • 15 October 2019
    R&D

    Fugro is set to carry out surveys at the Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland, according to the project’s Notice to Mariners. Survey vessel Fugro Frontier will conduct surveys of 10 turbines, both offshore transmission modules, 12 inter-array cables and sections of export cables 1 and 2. Works are due to kick off on 16 October and […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    HRH Prince Charles of Wales officially opened the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Moray Firth, Scotland, on Monday, 29 July. Located 13 kilometres off the coast of Caithness in the North Sea, the 84-turbine Beatrice – the fourth largest offshore wind farm in the world – was completed in June 2019, following ten years of development and […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The development, construction and 25-year lifetime operation of Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, Beatrice, is expected to generate GBP 2.4 billion of value for the UK economy, a new analysis has found. The 84 turbine, 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm – the fourth largest offshore wind farm in the world – was completed last month, […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), the owner of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm, has achieved a financial close on a refinancing of its senior debt facilities. The refinancing comprises primarily commercial bank debt and also includes an institutional tranche. Several of the project’s original lenders have remained in the refinancing and the project has […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has taken over operational control of the scheduled maintenance and troubleshooting of turbines at the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the UK, according to the project’s latest Weekly Notice of Operations. Siemens Gamesa has engaged crew transfer vessels (CTVs) Seacat Mischief and Seacat Magic, as well as WIKING Helicopter’s Airbus H145 to assist in the […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Beatrice offshore wind farm has produced 587.9MW of capacity, which represents the highest output from renewable sources in Scotland to date. According to Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), the 588MW project reached the double milestone this week. To remind, the last of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines at the Beatrice wind farm was commissioned in the […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The last of 84 offshore wind turbines was commissioned at the 588MW Beatrice, Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, on Wednesday, 15 May. This marks the end of offshore construction on the project in the Outer Moray Firth which has been completed on time and under budget after three years of construction, SSE said. The final […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up vessel Pacific Orca has installed the last of the total of 84 turbines at the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the UK. According to the project’s latest Notice to Mariners, 78 of the 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines have so far been commissioned. Commissioning works are being carried out using a combination of […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Global Port Services has completed pre-assembly activities for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm at the Port of Nigg in Scotland. Siemens Gamesa awarded Global Port Services with a contract for onshore crane and logistics operations which covered the provision of heavy lift crawler cranes under contract lift, SPMTs and associated lifting personnel for all loading/offloading, […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the UK has passed the Contracts for Difference (CfD) Operational Conditions Precedent (OCPs) for its second phase. The Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) began allocating the CfD payments for the 336MW of the project’s second phase on 28 April. Beatrice joins four UK onshore wind farms that have passed all […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up vessel Pacific Orca has loaded the last five Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines destined for the Beatrice offshore wind farm. Pacific Orca has been picking up the turbines in sets of five at the Nigg port, Siemens Gamesa’s pre-assembly base, and installing them at the site 13km off the Caithness coast in the UK. According […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up Pacific Orca installed 77 out of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines on the Beatrice wind farm offshore Scotland as of 29 April, with seven more turbines left to be installed. 73 of the turbines installed in the Outer Moray Firth were commissioned, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL), owner and developer of […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Green Marine has won a contract by Seaway 7 to provide crew transfers for the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the UK. The company’s latest vessel Green Storm is providing the transfers to and from the project site offshore the Caithness coastline. Green Marine also worked with Seaway 7 on the Beatrice wind farm last year, […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Windhoist Limited has pre-assembled the 84th and final wind turbine tower on the Beatrice Pre-Assembly Project at Nigg Energy Park in Scotland. Siemens Gamesa awarded Windhoist with a contract to carry out wind turbine pre-assembly work for the 588MW Beatrice wind farm in May 2018, marking the Scottish company’s first foray into offshore wind. Under the contract, […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jack-up vessel Pacific Orca is installing the 70th Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbine on the 588MW Beatrice wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) said. In total, Beatrice will comprise 84 wind turbines once fully built. The wind turbines are being commissioned shortly after the installation. Swire Blue Ocean’s […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has awarded DOF Subsea with a contract on the 588MW Beatrice wind farm project offshore Scotland. The contract will utilise the CSV Skandi Constructor and ensures deployment for the vessel until the summer, DOF Subsea said, without revealing any further details. Siemens signed a contract to supply, install and commission 84 7MW wind turbines, and […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up vessel Pacific Orca is installing the 64th turbine of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm at a record location. Swire Blue Ocean said the location holds two records for the company as it represents the furthest north spot and the deepest installation with approximately 55 meters in depth. Beatrice Offshore Windfarm […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    63 out of the 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines have been installed on the 588MW Beatrice wind farm offshore Scotland, according to Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL). 59 out of the 63 units installed have been commissioned, BOWL said. The turbine installation is expected to be completed in Spring 2019. Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up is loading […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up vessel Pacific Orca has installed two-thirds of a total of 84 turbines at the Beatrice offshore wind farm. The vessel installed 56 of the 7MW Siemens Gamesa turbines last week and has 28 to go, according to Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL). ***MILESTONE*** We’re ending the week with two thirds of […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    SSE plc has reopened the Beatrice Partnership Fund and is inviting local Highland and Moray communities in Scotland to apply for grants. Groups and organizations in the two regions are welcome to apply for grants amounting to between GBP 10,000 and GBP 50,000. This deadline for the submission of applications is 25 April by 12:00 […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    42 out of the 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines have been installed on the 588MW Beatrice wind farm offshore Scotland, Swire Blue Ocean said.

  • 18 December 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Forty wind turbines have been installed at the Beatrice offshore wind farm and the project is now two turbines away from reaching a halfway mark. 

  • 14 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    33 of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines have now been installed on the Beatrice offshore wind farm and are exporting power to the Scottish grid, SSE plc said.