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  • 10 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    EDP Renováveis, S.A. has revealed that Ocean Winds, its joint venture with Engie, has completed the sale of a 16.6 per cent stake in the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm to funds managed by Equitix Infrastructure Investment Management (Equitix). With this transaction, Moray East implies an estimated EV/MW multiple of GBP 3.7 million […]

  • 28 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Industry, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Net Zero Technology Centre (NZTC) have launched the INTOG Innovation Network, focusing on maximising the impact of commercial, pilot scale, innovative, floating wind projects through the Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing process. The INTOG leasing round, managed by Crown Estate Scotland, is designed both […]

  • 29 January 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Stromar Offshore Wind Farm Limited, a joint venture between Ørsted, BlueFloat Energy, and Renantis, has submitted the environmental impact assessment (EIA) scoping and habitats regulations appraisal (HRA) screening reports for the 1 GW floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. The reports for the project, which is located approximately 50 kilometres from the Port of Wick, […]

  • 11 March 2024
    Business development, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    Ramboll has concluded several engineering and advisory studies for Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall, shareholders of the Muir Mhòr (initially named Mara Mhòr) floating offshore wind project, located off the east coast of Scotland. Ramboll has been involved in the floating offshore wind farm since March 2023, performing feasibility studies related to the mooring and […]

  • 8 April 2024
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    Scottish Ministers have approved a variation application to refine the Pentland floating offshore wind farm’s offshore consents. The variation includes a reduction in the number of turbines, which will be deployed within a smaller area while maintaining 100 MW capacity. Pentland floating offshore wind farm is being developed by Highland Wind Limited which is majority-owned […]

  • 21 November 2023
    Business development, Project Updates, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    Salamander, a joint venture between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group, and Subsea7, has launched floating LiDAR and wave buoys as part of the metocean campaign for the proposed floating offshore wind project off the northeast of Scotland. The survey, conducted by Fugro, will run for twelve months and produce insights that will inform the project’s design, […]

  • 20 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The first Siemens Gamesa 108-metre-long wind turbine blades have left its manufacturing factory in Hull for the Moray West offshore wind project in Scotland. Nine of the 180 blades destined for the 882 MW offshore wind farm were loaded onto the Rotra Mare transporter ship at the Siemens Gamesa blade factory in Hull, and are […]

  • 19 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis’ DP installation vessel Bokalift 1 has installed the first offshore substation platform (OSP) at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland. The heavy lift operations in the Port of Nigg and on-site were completed safely and successfully, according to the developer Ocean Winds. As offshore commissioning starts, the previously laid export cable […]

  • 15 December 2023
    Equipment, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    Siemens Gamesa has manufactured the first 108-metre-long wind turbine blades at its factory in Hull for the 880 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The team from Ocean Winds and Gareth Davies MP, Exchequer Secretary to the UK Treasury were present to see the first blades produced in Hull. In total, 180 blades […]

  • 10 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of transition pieces (TPs) at Scotland’s Moray West offshore wind farm is expected to start on or around 23 January. The TPs will be installed by DEME’s installation vessel Apollo and the company’s vessel Orion will later also arrive at the site to undertake monopile installation. Later this month, Apollo will start placing […]

  • 27 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Lamprell has completed the final delivery of transition pieces (TPs) for Ocean Winds’ Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. All 62 TPs, including the penultimate and final batch destined for Scotland, have been delivered and handed over to Lamprell’s client Ocean Winds. According to the UAE-based company, the project was completed on schedule and […]

  • 20 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s vessel Orion has installed its first XXL monopile foundation at the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm in Scotland. The company’s jack-up vessel Apollo is also joining the offshore work, taking care of installing the transition pieces at the construction site. Orion is performing monopile installation in addition to Bokalift 2, which kicked […]

  • 23 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Civil engineering contractor, Careys is set to start work at the brownfield site of the former Cockenzie coal-fired power station on the East Lothian coast as the next phase of the 1.1 GW Inch Cape offshore wind farm substation gets underway in Scotland. Contracted by Siemens Energy, Careys will be responsible for the construction of […]

  • 26 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    Thistle Wind Partners (TWP), a consortium involving DEME, Qair, and Aspiravi, has awarded Ramboll the contract for pre-FEED (Front-End Engineering Design) of the foundations for its 1 GW Bowdun offshore wind farm in Scotland. The scope of work includes the substructure design for the wind turbines consisting of a base-case jacket design concept for water […]

  • 15 April 2024
    Equipment, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore construction company DEME, using its vessel Orion, has completed the installation of monopiles at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland.  Monopile installation at Moray West started in October 2023, with Boskalis’s vessel Bokalift 2 deployed for the work and Orion taking over in February. DEME’s Orion installed 29 monopiles for Ocean […]

  • 19 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The installation of Siemens Gamesa’s 14 MW wind turbines at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland is scheduled to start in April. The vessel chartered to install the turbines, Cadeler’s Wind Orca, has just arrived in Esbjerg, Denmark, to mobilise for the project after completing a crane upgrade in the Netherlands. In […]

  • 23 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    ScottishPower Renewables, Iberdrola’s company in the UK, is getting the East Anglia One North and East Anglia Two offshore wind projects ready for the upcoming auction round for Contracts for Difference (CfD). This is according to project updates Iberdrola published as part of its financial results for 2023. Iberdrola says “good progress is being made […]

  • 13 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The second offshore substation platform (OSP) has been installed at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland. The first OSP was installed in December 2023 by Boskalis’ DP installation vessel Bokalift 1 which also mounted the second OSP on its foundations on 10 January, according to a notice of operations from the project. […]

  • 3 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Dajin Heavy Industry has sent off the first batch of three wind turbine towers for the Moray West offshore wind farm, the company said on 3 April via social media. According to Dajin Heavy Industry, the company is the first Chinese supplier to deliver towers for 14 MW offshore wind turbines to the European wind […]

  • 23 April 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Integrated energy services provider, Kent, has been awarded a contract by Spiorad na Mara Limited for the pre-front end engineering design (Pre-FEED) assessment of the proposed Spiorad na Mara offshore wind farm in Scotland. The project, formerly known as N4, will play a significant role in helping Scotland achieve its net zero emissions target by […]

  • 2 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, R&D, Research & Development, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and Vattenfall have signed a three-year extension on their testing and demonstration collaboration at the 96.8 MW Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm, also known as the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Scotland. The partnership at the 96.8MW offshore wind test and demonstration facility first began in 2019. Since then, technologies that […]

  • 18 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has completed the work the company was contracted to perform on the Moray West offshore wind farm. While the Dutch offshore construction company has now wrapped up its part of the job, work on Ocean Winds’ 882 MW project offshore Scotland continues with the installation of foundations and inter-array cables underway. Boskalis says that […]

  • 4 April 2024
    Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The first 14 MW turbine nacelles have been loaded onto the roll-on/roll-off (Ro-Ro) vessel, Rotra Vente, at Siemens Gamesa’s Cuxhaven plant in Germany. They are destined for the Moray West offshore wind farm and are heading toward the Port of Nigg, Scotland, according to AIS data available online. The vessel left Cuxhaven on 3 April […]

  • 11 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Work on the installation of the two offshore substations (OSS) at the Moray West offshore wind farm site has started, with Boskalis’s DP installation vessel Bokalift 1 currently moored in the Port of Nigg with the components for the first OSS on board. The Moray West project team notified about the commencement of the OSS […]

  • 26 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The first Siemens Gamesa wind turbine blades and tower components for Ocean Winds’ Moray West offshore wind farm have arrived at the Port of Nigg in Scotland. The 882 MW offshore wind farm, developed by Ocean Winds, will comprise 60 wind turbines and will be the first project to feature Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-222 DD model. The turbines […]

  • 26 February 2024
    Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Siemens Gamesa has rolled out the first 14 MW wind turbine nacelles at its Cuxhaven plant in Germany as the production of wind turbine components for the Moray West offshore wind farm is currently underway. The first batch of nacelles is now awaiting shipment and installation at the Moray West project site offshore Scotland, Siemens […]