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  • 12 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    ScottishPower and Shell have announced that they are exploring a new collaboration with the National Energy Skills Accelerator (NESA) to maximise economic and employment opportunities related to the development of floating offshore wind farms in Scottish waters. According to the companies, they will use their ScotWind projects, MarramWind and CampionWind, to focus on the benefits […]

  • 12 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy have signed option agreements for their two joint projects selected in the ScotWind offshore leasing round, and another option agreement for a third project for which the partnership secured a lease in a consortium with Ørsted. The two leases secured by Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy are located east of […]

  • 3 March 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Ten out of the 114 Vestas V164-10.0 MW turbines have been installed at the 1.1 GW Seagreen offshore wind farm, Scotland’s largest and the world’s deepest fixed-bottom offshore wind farm. The first wind turbine was installed at the site some 27 kilometres off the Angus coast in early December. This marked the first time a […]

  • 11 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The ScotWind partnership of SSE Renewables, Marubeni Corporation, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have signed the Option Agreement with Crown Estate Scotland for what will become one of the world’s largest floating offshore wind farms off the east coast of Scotland. The SSE Renewables-Marubeni-CIP project is in the E1 Zone in the Firth of Forth […]

  • 1 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Floating Energy Allyance (FEA), a consortium comprising BW Ideol, Elicio, and BayWa r.e., has selected Natural Power to lead the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Buchan floating wind project offshore Scotland. At the beginning of this year, FEA secured the rights, through Crown Estate Scotland’s Scotwind leasing round, to develop a floating offshore wind […]

  • 15 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    After reducing the overall area for its proposed Berwick Bank offshore wind farm by 10 per cent last year, SSE Renewables plans to further reduce the size of the area by 20 per cent before applying for planning consent with Scottish Ministers later this year. Updating the Environmental Impact Assessment to reflect the new boundary […]

  • 17 February 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables has called on the Irish Government to expand its renewable energy ambition and increase its current 5 GW target of installed offshore wind energy by 2030. Speaking at the Irish Renewable Energy Summit at Croke Park, Dublin, the company’s Director of Development Maria Ryan said the offshore wind was key to addressing the […]

  • 13 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Shell and ScottishPower have signed option agreements with Crown Estate Scotland for their two floating wind farms that have a combined capacity of 5 GW. ScottishPower also has a third, bottom-fixed offshore wind project that secured seabed lease rights in the ScotWind leasing round. The floating wind farms, the 3 GW MarramWind and the 2 […]

  • 23 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    BP has entered into an agreement with Marubeni to form a strategic partnership for offshore wind and potentially other decarbonisation projects, including hydrogen, in Japan. The new partnership will see BP acquiring a stake in Marubeni’s proposed offshore wind project in the country. Under the agreement, BP will join with Marubeni on a proposed offshore […]

  • 18 May 2022
    Business & Finance

    Scotland’s floating wind cluster DeepWind and Wind’Occ, the regional offshore wind collaborative in the French Occitanie region, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on floating offshore wind and hydrogen supply chain development in Scotland, Occitanie, and internationally. The two clusters have agreed to champion floating wind by encouraging and facilitating the exchange […]

  • 7 March 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the 2 GW West of Orkney wind farm offshore Scotland have shared more information on the project through the recently published documents. In January, the Offshore Wind Power Limited (OWPL) consortium comprising Macquarie’s Green Investment Group, TotalEnergies, and Scottish offshore wind developer RIDG secured rights in the Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind leasing […]

  • 5 July 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Berwick Bank Wind Farm Limited, the project company set up by SSE Renewables for the development of its Berwick Bank project in Scotland, has filed an application for an electricity generation licence with the UK Gas and Electricity Markets Authority. Following the submission of the application, Ofgem has opened a comment period which will run […]

  • 19 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    BP and EnBW have selected RPS to complete the Environmental Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and Habitats Regulation Assessment (HRA) for the development of the Morven offshore wind farm in Scotland, for which BP and EnBW secured a seabed lease in the ScotWind auction. RPS is already supporting BP and EnBW as an EIA consultant for the […]

  • 14 April 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Should Cerulean Winds’ 200+ turbine floating wind project be selected in the upcoming auction in Scotland, Dubai-based manufacturer Lamprell – which signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the project with its preferred Tier 1 supplier NOV – would deliver its part of the project out of the UK and utilise local supply chain, the […]

  • 8 March 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine components, a number of tower sections, for the 450 Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm have arrived at the Port of Dundee in Scotland. Jointly owned by EDF Renewables and ESB and under construction 15 kilometres off the coast of Fife, NnG will comprise 54 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind […]

  • 9 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Forth Ports Limited (Forth Ports) has acquired Dundee-based heavy lifting specialist OM Heavy Lift (OMHL) to offer a full-service package for offshore renewables projects. Financial details of the acquisition have been left undisclosed. Forth Ports announced that the acquisition of OMHL will enhance the company’s ability to offer a full-service package for offshore renewable projects, […]

  • 1 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    Belgium-headquartered Sarens and UK-based PSG Marine & Logistics Ltd have formed a joint venture (JV) to support both the bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind projects with heavy lifting, transportation, and logistics services from the Port of Cromarty Firth. “We are extremely pleased to form this joint venture with the reference player in global heavy lift […]

  • 28 February 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The full commissioning of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland has been postponed until 2024 due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic both in Europe and in the Far East, the developers of the 450 MW project said. NnG, jointly owned by EDF Renewables and ESB and under construction 15 kilometres […]

  • 13 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Forth Ports has signed a reservation and collaboration agreement with BP and EnBW under which the Port of Leith will serve as the marshalling port for the Morven wind project offshore Scotland. Located some 60 kilometres off the coast of Aberdeen, the Morven offshore wind farm is being developed by EnBW and BP for which […]

  • 13 April 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    21 out of the 114 Vestas V164-10.0 MW turbines have been installed at the 1.1 GW Seagreen offshore wind farm, Scotland’s largest and the world’s deepest fixed-bottom offshore wind farm. The turbines have been installed on all available 21 jacket foundations, and the installation activity will recommence when further foundations are installed, according to the […]

  • 11 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contribution

    Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced 24 new signatories of the Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) Collaborative Framework Charter with the goal to help build a pipeline of supply chain work in the country. The 24 new signatories include BayWa r.e., BlueFloat Energy, BP, BW Ideol, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIG), EDF Renewables, Fred. […]

  • 18 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Aker Offshore Wind is looking at the Scottish oil & gas electrification tender as one of the opportunities for bidding and is also eyeing France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and Vietnam as further prospective markets, according to the company’s latest presentation on annual results. Aker Offshore Wind’s net portfolio jumped from 1.5 GW in 2020 […]

  • 20 July 2022
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has started a new research and innovation (R&I) programme in partnership with the West of Orkney wind farm offshore Scotland. The new R&I project will examine how to increase the competitiveness of the offshore wind farm and enhance the R&I capacity in the north of Scotland. Specific challenges that […]

  • 19 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Green energy infrastructure developer Cerulean Winds has revealed it will bid for four seabed lease sites with a combined capacity of 6 GW of floating wind to decarbonise the UK’s oil and gas sector under Crown Estate Scotland’s Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round. This scale will remove more emissions quickly, keep […]

  • 19 May 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has been awarded GBP 9.3 million in innovation funding from the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio Low Carbon Hydrogen Supply 2 fund by the UK government for the Hydrogen Turbine 1 (HT1) project offshore Aberdeen, Scotland. The funding will be used to develop the world’s first hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbine, with the electrolyzer sited directly […]

  • 30 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) have been awarded a contract to provide Seagreen Wind Energy Limited with holistic Balance of Plant (BoP) services to support multiple activities during the construction phase of the 1.1 GW Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland. The scope of services encompasses a comprehensive multi-scope package of resources, including a range of inspection, […]