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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, […]

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 […]

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 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.

18 September 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Statoil is currently testing the five Siemens wind turbines on the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world's first commercial floating wind farm.

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. 

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.

17 August 2017 Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

Glasgow-based offshore survey specialist Partrac has been selected by Statoil to provide real-time wave and current measurement services for Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm.

16 August 2017 Wind Farm Update

The final floating wind turbine for the Hywind Scotland project has been towed to the site and installed at its designated location off Peterhead, Scotland, according to BBC.

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.

26 June 2017 Wind Farm Update

Statoil has shared a great video showing the mating of one of Hywind Scotland's Siemens 6MW turbines with its SPAR-type floating foundation off Stord, Norway.

22 June 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Statoil ASA has through contractor TechnipFMC completed suction anchor installation at Buchan Deep approximately 25 kilometres off Peterhead, Scotland, as part of the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park Project.

6 June 2017 Technology, Wind Farm Update

Cargotec’s MacGregor has delivered substructure connection mooring systems for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind pilot park in Scotland, the world’s first floating offshore wind farm.

29 May 2017 Wind Farm Update

The first two of the five SPAR-type floating foundations built by the Navantia-Windar consortium for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm have arrived to the project's assembly base in Stord, Norway. The two floating foundations were loaded onto the semi-submersible vessel Albatross at Navantia's Fene shipyard in Spain in early May. The two foundations […]

4 May 2017 Wind Farm Update

Statoil has started assembling the Siemens 6MW turbines for the 30MW Hywind Scotland floating wind farm at the assembly base in Stord, Norway.

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.

6 March 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

The first turbine tower components built for the world's first floating wind farm, the 30MW Hywind Scotland, have been loaded onto a cargo ship and are en route to the assembly base in Stord, Norway, according to Navacel, the manufacturer of the towers. Statoil, the owner and developer of Hywind Scotland, awarded Navacel with the contract […]

20 February 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

The 75-metre blades for Statoil's 30MW Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm arrived at the assembly site, the NorSea Group's Stordbase AS in Norway, on Friday, 17 February.

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.

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.

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.

17 January 2017 Business & Finance

Statoil has agreed to divest 25% of its assets in Hywind Scotland pilot park, the world’s first floating wind farm, to Masdar.

6 January 2017 Technology

Siemens has contracted Eltek for the provision of power solutions for the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park project. Under the agreement, signed in mid-December 2016, Eltek will deliver its Rectiverter uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system for the five-turbine floating wind farm. The Rectiverter UPS is placed in an offshore wind turbine and supplies power for the emergency lighting, instrument […]

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 […]