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  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE has invited local Highland communities to apply for the second round of the Beatrice partnership fund.

  • 12 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has completed the first jacket foundation section for the Beatrice offshore wind farm, for which the company is building a total of 28 jackets. according to Beatrice project’s social media pages.  Smulders Projects was awarded the contract for 28 Beatrice jacket foundations by Seaway Heavy Lifting, which is in charge of the engineering, procurement, construction, transport and […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm have launched the next round of applications for the Moray Beatrice Local Fund.

  • 7 July 2015
    Environment

    APEM will carry out detailed marine benthic surveys for the Beatrice offshore wind farm and export cable route in the Moray Firth after being awarded a contract by developer Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL). The surveys comprise an array of field work, sample analysis and technical reporting. The company recently began gathering seafloor grab samples […]

  • 12 September 2016

    Babcock, a UK engineering company, has won a contract from Siemens to build two Offshore Transformer Modules (OTMs) for the Beatrice offshore wind farm.  This follows the award of a contract from DONG Energy in May, when Babcock has been hired to build the world’s first offshore reactive compensation station for the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind […]

  • 30 November 2016

    BiFab’s Arnish facility began work on the transition pieces and piles for the Beatrice offshore wind farm in mid-October, increasing the workforce at the site by 71 people, according to SSE. Burntisland Fabrications (BiFab), a Fife based company with facilities at Burntisland, Methil and Arnish, won two multi-million pound contracts with Beatrice Offshore Wind Ltd’s […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Transmission and Distribution is carrying out commissioning works on the recently installed Offshore Transformer Module (OTM) at the Beatrice offshore wind farm in preparation for the energisation of the system.

  • 8 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up vessel Pacific Orca has loaded the last five Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines destined for the Beatrice offshore wind farm. Pacific Orca has been picking up the turbines in sets of five at the Nigg port, Siemens Gamesa’s pre-assembly base, and installing them at the site 13km off the Caithness coast in the UK. According […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Nine Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines have so far been installed on the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) said.

  • 31 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Beatrice offshore wind farm has produced 587.9MW of capacity, which represents the highest output from renewable sources in Scotland to date. According to Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), the 588MW project reached the double milestone this week. To remind, the last of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines at the Beatrice wind farm was commissioned in the […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    SSE plc has reopened the Beatrice Partnership Fund and is inviting local Highland and Moray communities in Scotland to apply for grants. Groups and organizations in the two regions are welcome to apply for grants amounting to between GBP 10,000 and GBP 50,000. This deadline for the submission of applications is 25 April by 12:00 […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The NHV Group has secured a contract with Siemens Gamesa to provide helicopter services in support of the construction of the Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland.

  • 14 March 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Wick-based GMR Henderson has started the initial demolition and preparatory works ahead of the renovation of the two historic buildings in the Wick Harbour which will serve as the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm.

  • 24 April 2018

    Roxtec has delivered a package of cable sealing solutions for the Beatrice offshore wind farm off Scotland, including fireproof and watertight seals to secure high voltage cables on the two transformer modules.

  • 14 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Leask Marine has completed buoy activities at the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the UK North Sea.

  • 24 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Subsea surveys are set to start on 5 October at the Beatrice offshore wind farm, located some 13 kilometres off the coast of Caithness in Scotland. For the work, the DP2 vessel Glomar Wave and crew transfer vessel Iceni Spirit will be deployed at the site. Surveys will be carried out on selected wind turbine foundations, […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) has shared a photo of the teams at Burntisland Fabrications’ (BiFab) facility in Methil preparing to upend one of the jacket foundations built for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm.

  • 16 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    SSE has opened the first round of the Partnership Fund for the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm (BOWL), making GBP 600,000 available to support transformative community projects in both Highland and Moray in the first year. The Beatrice Partnership Fund, worth a total of GBP 3 million over a five-year period, is now inviting applications from […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has put the first upper jacket for the Beatrice offshore wind farm’s foundation on top of the first lower jacket, thus completing the first foundation for the 588MW project.

  • 22 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has awarded Wiking Helikopter Service with a multi-year contract to support maintenance operations at the Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland, which will comprise 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines.

  • 6 February 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The first Siemens Offshore Transformer Module (OTM) has left Rosyth and is on its way to the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.

  • 25 August 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Hartlepool-based subsea cable specialist JDR has manufactured the inter-array cables for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm, Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (BOWL) said.

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE) has chosen ERSG, a UK-headquartered supplier of contract and permanent placements to the energy sector, to provide contract wind professionals for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm project. Nigel Wilson, Head of Offshore Wind at ERSG, said: “We are delighted to have been selected by SSE to staff this prestigious project and […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (BOWL) has completed the first round of awards to support transformational projects across the north of Scotland from the GBP 6 million Beatrice Community Fund.

  • 27 December 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The rock emplacement campaign for the installation of the first of two export cables in the Beatrice offshore wind farm export corridors and construction site started on 25 December, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) said in a construction update report.

  • 6 June 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and Siemens Gamesa have signed a new service agreement for the Beatrice offshore wind farm, which will see Siemens Gamesa continuing to service and maintain its wind turbines until 2034. The 588 MW offshore wind farm comprises 84 Siemens Gamesa’s SWT-7.0-154 wind turbines, the last of which was installed in May 2019. The […]