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  • 28 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore piling works have been completed on the Moray East wind farm in the Moray Firth off the North East coast of Scotland, the developers of the 950MW project said. Work to install the pin-piles in the seabed commenced in May of last year, using DEME Offshore’s jack-up installation vessel Apollo which worked out of […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Work has commenced on the onshore sites of the Moray East offshore wind project in Scotland after a break due to the coronavirus crisis. At the end of March, Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd announced the demobilization of work at the project’s onshore sites, including the new underground cable and substation in Aberdeenshire. Following the […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UK utility Centrica plc has entered into a long-term contract with Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd to trade and balance 76.7 percent of the electricity generated from the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm. Centrica’s Energy Marketing and Trading division has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) that covers all Balance Responsible Party (BRP) services […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    APEM’s digital aerial surveys have finished gathering data on marine wildlife for the Moray East offshore wind project off the coast of Scotland.

  • 1 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    UAE-based Lamprell has held a steel cutting ceremony to mark the start of construction of jacket foundations for the 950MW Moray East wind project offshore Scotland. GeoSea, part of DEME Offshore, the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contractor for the project’s 100 wind turbine foundations and three offshore substation foundations, contracted Lamprell to fabricate 45 wind turbine and […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Siemens has placed multi-million pound contracts with companies across the UK for the construction of the transmission infrastructure for the Moray East offshore wind farm. As the lead contractor for onshore transmission infrastructure construction works for the 950MW wind farm, Siemens has placed several subcontracts since work began in September 2018. BAM Nuttall has been […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc (KEPCO) and Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited (MUL) have acquired stakes in the Moray East offshore wind project in Scotland.

  • 7 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engie has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd to purchase 23.3% of the electricity generated from the 950MW Moray East wind farm. The PPA is for a 15-year period, starting from commercial operation of the wind farm which is scheduled to commence in 2022. Engie currently holds a 23.3% […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish Ministers have given marine consent for the construction and operation of the 850MW Moray West offshore wind project. This clears the way for the project to participate in the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction scheduled for this summer. If successful in the auction, the project could enter the construction phase in 2022. The […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Oceaneering International Services Ltd (OISL) has secured a contract to complete seabed route and debris clearance at the Moray East offshore wind project in Scotland. OISL said it will provide a full suite of services, including vessel, route preparation tools, remotely operated vehicle (ROV), survey, and personnel to complete the operations for the wind farm’s […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABB has won an order from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to supply its WindSTAR transformers for installation in wind turbines on the 950MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. Under the project, 100 transformers manufactured in ABB’s transformer factory in Vaasa, Finland, will be supplied for Moray Offshore Renewable Power’s Moray East offshore wind project. […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Denmark’s  Welcon has received an order from MHI Vestas to deliver tower sections for the 950MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. In total, Welcon will manufacture and deliver 70 bottom sections, 34 middle sections and 34 top sections for the project. The sections are scheduled to be delivered from the fourth quarter of 2019 until […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    JGC has, on behalf of Siemens, completed the construction of high voltage equipment containers for the Moray East offshore substation platforms. JGC fabricated eight of twelve containers at its site in Thurso and have also supported Siemens with other offshore projects in the UK. From Thurso, the containers will make their way to Fabricom-Smulders in Belgium […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TELE-FONIKA Kable (TFKable) has conducted the first Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) of a 220kV onshore high-voltage cable for the UK’s Moray East offshore wind farm at its Bydgoszcz plant in Poland. The cable supplier informed via social media that it had successfully FAT-tested 1,600mm² and 2,000mm² sizes to industry international standards. At the beginning of […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has selected Smulders to build the three Offshore Transformer Modules (OTMs) for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm.

  • 30 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Moray Offshore Windfarm East (Ltd) plans to install one hundred 9.5MW wind turbines for its 950MW offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth and has now selected MHI Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier.

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The UAE-based Lamprell plans to close its Sharjah facility after completing the portion of work on the Moray East offshore wind project currently carried out at the location. Lamprell already mothballed the Jebel Ali facility in January 2020. The Sharjah yard will close later this year. The Hamriyah yard, the company’s largest facility, will remain […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    DEME Offshore has selected Global Energy Group to provide the Port of Nigg as a staging port for the Moray East offshore wind farm. Under the contract, the Port of Nigg will be used for receiving the completed turbine jacket foundations destined for the 950MW project. “Using Nigg for jackets complements our previous announcement of the Port […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Pfisterer has won a contract for the supply of the 220kV land cable accessories for the grid connection of the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland. The company won the contract in cooperation with the cable manufacturer TELE-FONIKA Kable and the international cable and pipeline installation contractor VolkerInfra. Pfisterer will supply the 220kV […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The UK-based Granada Material Handling has secured a contract to provide 100 davit crane units for the turbine jacket foundations of the Moray East offshore wind project. Granada is in charge of designing, manufacturing and commissioning Python crane units that will be fitted to each of the project’s 100 jacket foundation platforms. According to the company, each […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has awarded Norway’s OHT with a contract to transport 48 jacket foundations for the Moray East offshore wind farm from the United Arab Emirates to Scotland. OHT will transport the 45 wind turbine jackets and three offshore transformer module (OTM) jackets from Lamprell’s fabrication yard in the UAE to the Port of Nigg in […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Navantia has started construction work on the 20 upper jackets for the Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The upper jackets, weighing approximately 460 tons each, will be built at the Navantia shipyard in Puerto Real. The first units are scheduled to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2019, and the last batch […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    MHI Vestas and Esvagt have signed a contract for a Service Operations Vessel (SOV) that will be deployed on the Moray East offshore wind farm from 2021. Subsequently, Esvagt placed an order with Havyard, which will design and build the new vessel.

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Port of Cromarty Firth has signed a contract with Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd, the developer of a 950MW offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, which will use the port as an intermediate one during the project construction. 

  • 3 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EDP Renováveis (EDPR) has completed the sale of a 10% stake in the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project to China Three Gorges (CTG).

  • 13 September 2019

    PSG Marine & Logistics has completed its pin pile marshaling scope for the Moray East offshore wind farm in the UK. PSG was in charge of handling 159 pin piles and providing heavy lift crawler cranes, SPMTs and all associated heavy lift and transport personnel under a contract with DEME Offshore. The Invergordon-based company started loading in […]