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  • 28 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Industry, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Net Zero Technology Centre (NZTC) have launched the INTOG Innovation Network, focusing on maximising the impact of commercial, pilot scale, innovative, floating wind projects through the Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing process. The INTOG leasing round, managed by Crown Estate Scotland, is designed both […]

  • 14 May 2024
    Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    Ørsted, Simply Blue Group and Subsea7, through their joint venture partnership in Scotland, have submitted an offshore consent application for the proposed 100 MW Salamander floating offshore wind farm, one of the 13 projects selected in Scotland’s Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round. The floating wind farm, one of the five INTOG […]

  • 5 March 2024
    Business development, Environment, R&D, Research & Development

    Salamander, a joint venture between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group and Subsea7, has partnered with two Scottish universities to investigate any potential impact of floating offshore wind farms on marine ecosystems. The PREDICT 2.0 initiative forms part of a research programme led by experts at the University of the Highlands and Islands’ (UHI) Environmental Research Institute […]

  • 22 April 2024
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Plenitude (Eni) and HitecVision, have obtained the offshore planning approval for the Green Volt floating wind farm offshore Scotland. With onshore consent announced earlier this month, Green Volt has now received all its planning approvals and remains on track to be the first commercial-scale floating offshore wind […]

  • 25 January 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Business development, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development, Supply Chain

    Scotland’s First Minister Humza Yousaf has revealed that three offshore offshore wind projects have been invited to move to Stage 2 of the Strategic Investment Model (SIM) process. The announcement was made at the Scottish Renewables and Offshore Wind Conference in Glasgow. In addition, INTOG offshore wind projects connected to the offshore oil and gas sector will […]

  • 4 April 2024
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The Green Volt floating offshore wind farm in Scotland, being developed by Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Plenitude (Eni) and HitecVision, has been granted full onshore planning approval. The developers of the floating offshore wind project submitted the offshore consent application to the Scottish Government Marine Directorate on 20 January 2023 and […]

  • 6 March 2024
    Floating Wind, Grid Connection, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the 1.4 GW Cenos floating offshore wind project in Scotland are set to run a nearshore survey campaign in March to revalidate data collected in 2017 by NorthConnect, an interconnector project whose infrastructure Cenos planned to use to connect to the grid. Starting on 11 March, the export cable corridor surveys will […]

  • 13 February 2024
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    The BlueFloat Energy and Renantis partnership have submitted a scoping request and Habitats Regulations Assessment screening report to the Marine Directorate for the Broadshore Hub Wind Farm Development Areas in Scotland. The scoping request seeks the Scottish Minister’s opinion on the scope and details of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report. The Broadshore Hub Wind […]

  • 2 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, R&D, Research & Development

    Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) has added seven projects to the three it already selected in February 2024 for priority assessment in the Strategic Investment Model (SIM) funding round. Of these ten projects, five are port facilities, four are supply chain proposals, and one is an equipment project. “Out of the 45 projects that […]

  • 29 November 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Crown Estate Scotland has confirmed that seven offshore wind projects have signed Exclusivity Agreements as part of the Innovation and Targeted Oil & Gas (INTOG) leasing round. The seven projects join the five Innovation projects that secured Exclusivity Agreements earlier this year, bringing the number of INTOG projects to 12 out of the 13 agreements […]

  • 21 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Ports & Logistics, Research & Development

    The Strategic Investment Model (SIM) Working Group of the Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) has selected three projects to move into Stage 2 of its programme. The Port of Cromarty Firth Expansion and the Port of Nigg Deepwater Quay Expansion projects will move into Stage 2 of the SIM programme. The Scottish Government revealed […]

  • 19 March 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Floating Wind, Innovation, Technology

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has opened the National Floating Wind Innovation Centre (FLOWIC), which is said to be the world’s first dedicated innovation centre for floating offshore wind, in Aberdeen, Scotland. The GBP 9 million (approximately EUR 10.5 million) FLOWIC, located in Aberdeen’s Energy Transition Zone and delivered by ORE Catapult in collaboration with […]

  • 29 November 2023
    Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    China’s Mingyang Smart Energy, in collaboration with Unison, has secured an order from Woori Technology to supply wind turbines for the Aphae offshore wind project in South Korea. According to Mingyang Smart Energy, the company will supply 13 6.5 MW wind turbines for the 80 MW offshore wind project. The units will be locally manufactured […]

  • 21 November 2023
    Business development, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Salamander, a joint venture between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group, and Subsea7, has launched floating LiDAR and wave buoys as part of the metocean campaign for the proposed floating offshore wind project off the northeast of Scotland. The survey, conducted by Fugro, will run for twelve months and produce insights that will inform the project’s design, […]

  • 23 November 2023
    Floating Wind, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based Rovco has completed all survey work on behalf of Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn for the planned Cenos floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. The Cenos floating offshore wind farm is located in the Central North Sea, 200 kilometres off the coast of northeast Scotland. The geo-environmental survey was completed over an area covering approximately […]

  • 9 November 2023
    Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Preparatory survey work on four new floating offshore wind farms has been completed in the North Sea. Geophysical survey work was completed on BlueFloatEnergy and Renantis Partnership’s ScotWind projects, namely the 900 MW Broadshore project, located 50 kilometres north of Fraserburgh, and the 1.2 GW Bellrock project, located 120 kilometres east of Aberdeen. The partnership […]

  • 2 November 2023
    Collaboration, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Plenitude (Eni) and HitecVision, and Flotation Energy have signed exclusivity agreements for two floating offshore wind developments under Crown Estate Scotland’s Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round. Once completed, the Green Volt and Cenos floating offshore wind farms, with up to a total of 1.9 GW capacity, […]

  • 5 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry

    Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has become a shareholder in the Norwegian floating offshore wind technology developer, Odfjell Oceanwind. According to Odfjell Oceanwind, the transaction generates significant capital which will be used to further strengthen the company’s position in floating offshore wind technologies. Odfjell Technology, combined with the Odfjell family’s direct investment, will […]

  • 28 September 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, Foundations, Innovation, Project Updates, Research & Development, Supply Chain, Technology

    The joint venture behind the Salamander floating wind project and the UK developer of marine buoyancy technology, Tugdock, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on research and innovation related to the development of technologies and supply chain for floating wind energy in Scotland. The 100 MW floating wind farm, developed jointly by […]

  • 27 September 2023
    Business development, Floating Wind, Foundations, Innovation, Supply Chain, Technology

    DNV has awarded the Statement of Feasibility to the PelaFlex floating wind platform, developed by Marine Power Systems (MPS) and planned to be deployed across Europe as part of several demonstration projects. According to MPS, its flexible floating offshore wind platform supports the rapid deployment of industrial-scale floating wind whilst maximising local content delivery through […]

  • 5 September 2023
    Green Hydrogen, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Power-to-X

    New and existing offshore wind farms could help generate large amounts of green hydrogen and support the UK and EU meet their net zero targets, if the necessary infrastructure can be put in place, according to a new report commissioned by Crown Estate Scotland. The “Commercial Models for Future Hydrogen Production” report, written by Xodus […]

  • 3 August 2023
    Authorities, Floating Wind

    After selecting 33 offshore wind projects through the ScotWind and Innovation and Targeted Oil & Gas (INTOG) leasing rounds, the Scottish government is now revising its original Sectoral Marine Plan (SMP) for offshore wind as part of its iterative plan review process and working on an SMP for INTOG. The final Sectoral Marine Plans are […]

  • 9 August 2023
    Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    Flotation Energy has awarded Rovco a contract to carry out a geo-environmental survey at its planned Cenos floating offshore wind farm, 200 kilometres off the northeast coast of Scotland. Located in the Central North Sea, the 1.4 GW floating offshore wind project will cover approximately 333 square kilometres. For the survey, Rovco will deploy its […]

  • 3 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind

    BlueFloat Energy and Renantis partnership have appointed DORIS as Principal Designer on its Broadshore and Bellrock floating offshore wind farms in Scotland. As Principal Designer, DORIS will use its knowledge of Construction, Design, and Management (CDM) 2015 regulations plan to plan, manage, monitor, and coordinate design risk management activities, support contractor selection and appointments, and […]

  • 24 March 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    Crown Estate Scotland has selected 13 out of a total of 19 applications with a combined capacity of around 5.5 GW in the world’s first leasing round designed to enable offshore wind energy to directly supply offshore oil and gas platforms. INTOG (Innovation and Targeted Oil & Gas) leasing aims to attract investment in innovative […]

  • 8 April 2022
    Contribution, Industry

    A study commissioned by Crown Estate Scotland has revealed that connecting offshore wind installations directly to oil and gas platforms could help decarbonisation, support economic activity, and encourage new companies to enter the offshore renewable energy sector. The report, carried out by independent consultancy company Natural Power on behalf of Crown Estate Scotland, follows the […]