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  • 19 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Danish energy trading company Danske Commodities has signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the world’s first floating wind farm, Hywind Scotland. As the sole offtaker, Danske Commodities will take over balancing and trading of Hywind Scotland’s total volume of 30MW. Hywind Scotland is owned by Equinor (75%) and Masdar (25%). The wind farm, […]

  • 2 July 2017

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  • 4 December 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens will supply five of its SWT-6.0-154 direct drive offshore wind turbines for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Project, the world’s largest floating wind project.  The turbines will be installed on floating foundations operating in water depths between 90 and 120 meters. For the new Hywind Scotland Project, assembly in West Coast Norway is scheduled for first half […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Navantia started welding together the first blocks for the first Hywind Scotland floating foundation at the assembly area of its Fene yard in Spain.  Each of the five spar-type floating foundations will be made of five blocks, and Navantia currently has around 15 blocks in different fabrication stage, with the first spar scheduled to be ready in March 2017. The […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil UK has selected Survitec as the preferred safety partner for the Hywind Scotland floating wind farm project off Aberdeenshire.

  • 15 February 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The 30MW Hywind Scotland, the world’s first commercial-scale floating wind farm, performed better than expected in its first three full months in production, Statoil, the operator of the wind farm said.

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Masdar has invested GBP 52.5 million (approx. EUR 61 million) in Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, according to Scottish Development International (SDI), as Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy investor agreed with Statoil to take a 25% stake in the project.

  • 12 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    MMT and Reach Subsea are set to carry out inspection services at Equinor’s Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm. Simon Møkster Shipping’s vessel Stril Explorer is expected to begin the work this month. Hywind Scotland comprises five Siemens 6 MW floating turbines mounted on SPAR-type foundations and located 25 kilometers offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire. The […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siem Offshore Contractors’ accommodation and personnel transfer vessel Siem Moxie has begun work on Statoil’s Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm. 

  • 17 January 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Navantia-Windar today assembled the first foundation for the Hywind Scotland floating wind farm, with the construction of the remaining four well underway, the Spanish joint venture company informed.

  • 13 January 2016

    To provide local communities with information about the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, Statoil will hold a public exhibition on 20 January in Peterhead. The exhibition will take place at the Palace Hotel, starting with an oral presentation at 6 p.m. Representatives from the project will be present to answer questions. Statoil has made the final investment decision […]

  • 10 February 2017

    Aibel has been awarded further work on Hywind Scotland Pilot Park after Statoil assigned the company to assist with the commissioning of five floating wind turbines for the project.

  • 2 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Wood has deployed the first scanning LiDAR (light detection and ranging) devices on two floating wind turbines at the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park located 25 kilometres off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

  • 28 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    All five Siemens 6MW wind turbines for the Hywind Scotland wind farm have been mounted on their respective floating foundations off Stord, Norway, Statoil reports.

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Italian oil & gas and renewables industry contractor Saipem has signed a contract with Statoil for the lift and mating operations of offshore floating wind turbines for the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park project. The deal is part of EUR 430 million worth of E&C contracts this subsidiary of the Italian oil and gas major Eni announced today. Hywind […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Green Marine (UK) Ltd has carried out buoy maintenance on Equinor’s Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind project. Under the contract, which was awarded by Partrac, Green Marine used its vessel Green Isle to conduct the works. “These works were carried out safely, efficiently and on budget, utilising the small weather windows available,” said Green Marine. Hywind […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Sedgefield-based energy industry software specialist Quorum Development has been appointed by Statoil to provide software to enable the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm and the 30MW Hywind Scotland Hywind Scotland Pilot Park to interface with National Grid and participate in the GB energy market. The software provided by Quorum will allow Statoil to engage with […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The final tower components for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm have left Navacel’s facility in Bilbao and have been delivered to the assembly base in Norway.

  • 25 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Following reports on the first turbine arriving at the site of the world’s first floating offshore wind farm in Scotland, Statoil today confirmed that the first of five Siemens 6MW turbines, mounted on a SPAR-type floating foundation, is at its designated location. 

  • 18 February 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    NorSea Group AS (NSG) has signed a contract with Statoil for the utilisation of its Stord base in Norway to assemble the world’s first floating wind farm, the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park. The contract, valued at approximately NOK 50-70 million (approx. EUR 5.2-7.4 million), will enter into force as of 1 March. It covers the preparation and adaptation of […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Vessels

    Umoe Rapid has completed its first charter at world’s first floating wind farm, the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, and at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm for Statoil.

  • 8 June 2015

    Statoil has awarded Lloyd’s Register Energy’s consulting business a contract to perform a risk and emergency preparedness analysis for the Hywind Scotland pilot park project. The Norwegian international energy company plans to build the first floating wind farm off the Scottish coast. The park will be located near Buchan Deep, approx. 25-30 km off the […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has granted a lease to Statoil that will enable the start of construction of the 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm located at Buchan Deep, some 25 kilometres from Peterhead. The project – set to be the world’s largest floating wind farm – consists of five 6MW turbines which will be deployed in deeper water […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian technology company Origo Solutions has been awarded a contract to develop a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park. Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland is the world’s first floating wind farm, located some 30 kilometers off the coast of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It will consist of five 6MW Siemens turbines, anchored in waters exceeding […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian energy company Statoil has awarded a contract to Younicos to deliver a 1MW battery system that will be connected to Hywind Scotland, the world’s first commercial floating wind farm.

  • 26 October 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Orga has provided aviation obstruction lighting solution for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first commercial floating wind farm.