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  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Two recently consented offshore wind farms in the outer Moray Firth will bring economic prosperity to the Moray area, especially through the use of Buckie Harbour, local parliamentarians say. There are significant opportunities for Moray through development of Buckie Harbour as an Operations and Maintenance Base and for supply chain work for existing Moray businesses, as well […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate, an independent commercial business, created by Act of Parliament, has today announced another record return for the benefit of the public finances and an overall performance which is significantly ahead of the market, as its portfolio value hits an all-time high. Results summary Record return to Treasury for the benefit of the public finances:£267.1 […]

  • 26 March 2014

    Reacting to today’s announcement by SSE that it has decided to maintain investment in Beatrice offshore wind farm, although it has decided not to proceed in the long-term with its stakes in 4 other offshore wind projects (Galloper (50% ownership stake), Seagreen (50%), Forewind (25%) and Islay (100%), RenewableUK’s Chief Executive, Maria McCaffery, said: “This […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    After receiving a GBP 450,000 boost to dive in offshore wind industry, Wick Harbour Authority is currently planning to install heavy lifting equipment and to dredge the channel to the harbour’s commercial quay. This development will enable the port to become an offshore wind construction base for two large projects proposed for the Moray Firth […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ronnie Bonnar, Managing Director of Repsol Nuevas Energias UK, has been named as the new Chairman of Scottish Renewables. Ronnie, who has had a long career in the offshore oil and gas sector in the north of Scotland, was instrumental in taking forward Talisman Energy’s Beatrice Demonstrator Project which would become Scotland’s first offshore wind […]

  • 4 November 2013

    Effective sharing of marine construction experience, safe methods of working and recommended practice for offshore installation will lie at the heart of presentation by Alan MacLeay at EWEA Offshore 2013 in the ‘Synergies with other maritime technologies’ session on 20 November in the ‘Industrialising the supply chain’ track. The offshore wind energy industry does not […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) has welcomed the decision by Marine Scotland to grant consent to the £3bn Beatrice offshore wind farm project, situated in the Outer Moray Firth. The project consent marks a positive step forward for BOWL, and it will now assess how to progress Beatrice over the coming months, taking account of […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish Energy Minister, Fergus Ewing, has announced the formal consent of two adjacent offshore wind farm applications in the outer Moray Firth. Moray Offshore Renewables Limited (MORL) and the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL), together will be the world’s third largest offshore wind farm, with up to 326 wind turbines. The developments, sited off the […]

  • 30 October 2012
    R&D

    RenewableUK has issued a report on the ongoing state of the wind energy industry in the UK. In the first part of the report, wind energy performance is discussed, with a focus on the current status and electricity mix. The report also gives prediction for the future state of renewable energy in the country, which […]

  • 20 May 2014

    Innovation, expertise and experience – all the characteristics commonplace amongst over 60 businesses from the Highlands and Islands set to converge on All Energy in Aberdeen tomorrow, the renewable sector’s key exhibition and conference in Scotland. In conjunction with Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), these businesses will exhibit over the two day event in the […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Scottish Renewables responded to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) announcement that the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm, in the Outer Moray Firth, has been awarded an investment contract.  Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables, said: “It is greatly encouraging to see a Scottish offshore wind project selected for an early investment contract […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has concluded that a UK scheme called “Contracts for Difference” that promotes the generation of electricity from renewable sources is in line with EU state aid rules. In separate investigations, the Commission has also found that public support worth GBP 9.7 billion (around € 12.3 billion) to five offshore wind farms is […]

  • 20 June 2014
    R&D, Technology

    A&P Falmouth currently has three marine renewable devices in the dockyard, each in varying stages of development. The fabrication of Seatricity’s Oceanus 2 wave energy device is now complete and is being assembled at the yard before being the first device deployed at Wave Hub. The landmark contract was awarded to A&P Falmouth in February. […]