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  • 17 January 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Crown Estate Scotland has selected 17 offshore wind projects in its ScotWind seabed leasing round, which aimed to procure at least 10 GW of offshore wind but resulted in the chosen proposals having a total capacity of 24,826 MW. Ten projects are using floating wind technology, six are fixed-bottom, and one involves installing both floating […]

  • 10 January 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is set to begin nearshore surveys at the Inch Cape offshore wind farm, located 15-22 kilometres off the Angus coastline in Scotland. The information gathered will be used to inform detailed design work and ultimately the construction process, according to Inch Cape Offshore Limited, a joint venture between the Edinburgh-based Red Rock Power Limited […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 November 2021
    Business & Finance

    Scotland’s national economic development agency, Scottish Enterprise, and Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly explore opportunities in floating offshore wind and green hydrogen. The new partners have identified three key areas of collaboration as part of the agreement, including projects in floating offshore wind and the development and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 January 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans is about to begin the installation of the first of three export cables at the Seagreen offshore wind project in Scotland. According to the latest AIS data, cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora arrived at the project site on 18 January. Operations will commence at the Carnoustie landfall site, the export cable will be […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway 7, the main Seagreen contractor, has contracted Van Oord to install scour protection around the 114 wind turbine foundations at the Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland. The wind turbines for this 1.1 GW offshore wind farm located 27 kilometres off the coast of Angus will be installed on three-legged jacket foundations. After the installation […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 January 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is working on a hydrogen demonstrator project named Hydrogen Turbine 1 (HT1), which involves installing hydrogen production equipment on one of the wind turbines at its Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm (European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre) in Scotland. The company has already submitted a couple of applications for pipeline route surveys with Marine Scotland, as […]

  • 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. […]

  • 21 December 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Heavy lift vessel Saipem 7000 has installed the jacket foundation for the offshore substation at Seagreen, the world’s deepest fixed bottom and soon to be Scotland’s largest operating offshore wind farm. The substation topside is due to be installed in early 2022. Engineered, constructed, and installed by Petrofac and weighing in at 5,100 tonnes, the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables is about to kick off further geotechnical survey work at the Berwick Bank Wind Farm located off the east coast of Scotland. The first phase which will include a borehole survey is planned to mobilize between 29 January and 1 February, with the completion expected by 22 February. The second phase will begin […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 November 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The jacket foundation for the Seagreen 1 offshore wind farm’s offshore substation is currently on its way to the project site in Scottish waters in the Firth of Forth, where the work on installing the structure is about to start. The jacket, which left Eversendai Offshore’s fabrication yard in Ras Al Khaimah on board the Dongbang Giant […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 January 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Demonstrator has been awarded GBP 9.6 million of UK government funding to develop and demonstrate a suite of UK-manufactured innovative floating wind technologies for the first time. The Floating Offshore Wind (FOW) Demonstrator Programme funding provided through the Net Zero Innovation Portfolio will help accelerate technologies to support the roll-out […]

  • 16 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    After civil engineering company Roadbridge was placed into receivership last week, the developer of the Seagreen offshore wind farm and its Tier 1 supplier for onshore cable works, SSE Renewables and Nexans, are now working to identify if and how this would affect the project and on potential mitigation measures. The Ireland-based civil works contractor […]

  • 2 December 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has contracted Fugro to carry out a geoscience survey and subsequent data processing and reporting for a proposed hydrogen pipeline route connecting the Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm (European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre) and Aberdeen Port. The route runs from a proposed landfall in Nigg Bay and the wind farm’s turbine B06, within which area […]

  • 21 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Toyo Construction have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to evaluate potential collaboration with the aim of commercializing vessels used in the construction of offshore wind projects in Japan and overseas. The companies said they will meet the demand for various types of work vessels in offshore wind power […]

  • 4 November 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Aker Offshore Wind and Aker Clean Hydrogen, together with DNV, have used the COP26 conference to unveil a project utilising 10 GW of floating offshore wind capacity to power multiple floating installations which will produce green hydrogen for onwards transmission to a net-zero hydrogen refinery on Shetland. The refinery will produce a range of zero […]