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  • 25 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Simply Blue Group has partnered with Marine Power Systems (MPS) to develop a project proposal for the Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round run by Crown Estate Scotland. The collaboration between Simply Blue Group and MPS would see six wind turbines deployed on the MPS floating platform, called PelaFlex, in water depth […]

  • 28 September 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    BP and EnBW, who joined forces to build the Morgan and Mona offshore wind farms in the UK, have filed applications for electricity generation licences for the two projects. The partners secured 60-year leases for the two projects in the UK Round 4 leasing at the beginning of last year, when they also announced they would form […]

  • 28 February 2023
    Industry, Infrastructure, R&D, Technology, Technology

    Odfjell Oceanwind has launched the Deepsea Star™ harsh environment floating wind foundation designed to support wind turbines with a capacity of 15 MW and more. The Deepsea Star™ is a column-stabilised, semi-submersible steel design with centre wind turbine tower, designed to take the weights and loads from the 15 MW turbines which will become available […]

  • 15 March 2023
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    A new report by the Floating Wind Offshore Wind Taskforce says up to eleven ports around the UK will need to be transformed as fast as possible into new industrial hubs to enable the roll-out of floating offshore wind at scale. The report contains a series of recommendations which could see 34 GW of floating […]

  • 26 September 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK will speed up planning and development consent processes for projects from the recently completed, currently ongoing, and upcoming (floating) offshore wind leasing rounds to bring new energy capacity online faster and facilitate economic growth and job creation. In this article: Will the UK Now Need to Set New Offshore Wind Target? Pre-Brexit Era […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Scotland-headquartered PD&MS Group has secured a three-year BoP (the balance of plant) statutory inspection framework agreement to support SSE Renewables on the 1,075 MW Seagreen offshore wind farm. According to the agreement, The PD&MS work scope includes statutory inspections on Seagreen’s power-generating equipment, embedding PD&MS’ inspection technicians into Seagreen’s team to work across all wind […]

  • 18 October 2022

    On 17 October, Scotland’s First Minister presented a new paper on the plans for independence from the UK, which addresses numerous administrative and economic aspects of an independent Scotland. Among the resources that Scotland already has or is set to have is offshore wind, which will become the largest part of the Scottish renewables sector […]

  • 17 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables, Marubeni and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have submitted the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Scoping Report for the array area of their Ossian floating wind farm to Marine Scotland. According to the report, the wind farm could have up to 270 wind turbines and six offshore substations. The consortium won the development rights for the Scottish […]

  • 4 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables, Marubeni Corporation, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have identified an increase in the potential overall project capacity for their Ossian floating wind project in Scotland from 2.6 GW to up to 3.6 GW. Geophysical and benthic surveys completed at Ossian development area Two Eolos floating LiDARs, Partrac’s metocean equipment deployed According to a […]

  • 13 October 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Global engineering company 2H Offshore, in collaboration with ORE Catapult and on behalf of the Floating Offshore Wind (FOW) Centre of Excellence, has developed a qualification framework for dynamic inter-array cable technology for floating offshore wind. The scope of the framework, which is part of a dynamic cable systems technology development and qualification programme at ORE Catapult […]

  • 3 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Ofgem has approved the strategic electricity transmission reinforcements required to deliver the UK Government’s 50 GW offshore wind by 2030 target, set out as part of the regulator’s Accelerated Strategic Transmission Investment (ASTI) framework. The decision confirms that all SSEN Transmission projects identified by the Electricity System Operator (ESO) as required to meet 2030 offshore […]

  • 13 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Scottish and UK governments have awarded the Green Freeport status to Inverness and Cromarty Firth Green Freeport and Forth Green Freeport in Scotland. The ports, Scotland’s first Green Freeports, will receive up to GBP 52 million in start-up funding and will benefit from tax reliefs and other incentives. As the governments announced the status awards, […]

  • 22 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables submitted the application for the 4.1 GW Berwick Bank offshore wind project to Marine Scotland on 9 December, kicking off the consent process with the Scottish Ministers. According to the developer, the project’s site in the Firth of Forth is the only remaining fixed-bottom site in Scotland that could bring forward this kind […]

  • 25 August 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and its ScotWind partners, Marubeni Corporation and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have officially named their up to 2.6 GW floating wind project offshore Scotland for which the companies won the rights in the recent ScotWind auction. The offshore wind farm is called Ossian, after a historical series of books that depict the quests […]

  • 1 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    EnBW and BP will deploy two floating LiDARs this month at the offshore site of their wind energy project Morven in Scotland, located some 60 kilometres off the coast of Aberdeen. Two metocean instrumentation systems, one underwater noise monitoring system, and one floating LiDAR will be deployed at each of two locations within the project […]

  • 22 August 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Three more floating offshore wind projects will be offered seabed agreements in Scotland after Crown Estate Scotland completed the clearing process for the ScotWind seabed leasing round. All three will focus on green hydrogen, according to the Scottish seabed manager. The clearing process made available the NE1 area east of Shetland for applicants who met […]

  • 2 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contribution

    TotalEnergies and BP have decided to partner with several organisations to support their activities in the offshore wind market. To support its offshore wind development ambitions in the Netherlands, such as its participation in the latest tender for the Hollandse Kust West VI and VII offshore wind areas, TotalEnergies is joining forces with Netherlands Wind […]

  • 11 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and TotalEnergies have received a go-ahead from the Scottish Ministers to increase the combined capacity of the remaining 36 wind turbines of the Seagreen offshore wind farm from 360 MW to 500 MW, bringing the project’s total installed capacity to 1,575 MW. All 150 offshore wind turbines for the Seagreen wind farm are […]

  • 13 December 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Industry, R&D, Technology

    Crown Estate Scotland has received a total of 19 applications for its Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) offshore wind leasing process.   This level of interest from industry demonstrates significant support for this exciting new opportunity, the Scottish seabed manager said.   INTOG aims to help decarbonise the North Sea oil and gas […]

  • 23 March 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Canada’s Northland Power has unveiled new names, brands, and websites for its two Scottish offshore wind projects. The two proposed projects, located off the coast of the Outer Hebrides, are named Spiorad na Mara and Havbredey. Working in partnership with Stornoway-based LOOM Graphics, Northland conducted local research, consultation, and engagement, to ensure the names reflected the rich […]

  • 29 December 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Hywind Scotland, the first floating offshore wind farm in the world, has passed five years in operation since its commissioning in 2017. According to Equinor, Hywind Scotland is the world’s best-performing offshore wind farm, achieving a capacity factor of 54 per cent over its five years of operations. “Importantly, Hywind Scotland has run to high […]

  • 24 March 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Contracts & Tenders, Industry, Innovation, Outlook & Strategy, R&D, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    Crown Estate Scotland has selected 13 out of a total of 19 applications with a combined capacity of around 5.5 GW in the world’s first leasing round designed to enable offshore wind energy to directly supply offshore oil and gas platforms. INTOG (Innovation and Targeted Oil & Gas) leasing aims to attract investment in innovative […]

  • 2 March 2023
    Business development, Wind Farm Update

    Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn, who recently filed a Marine Licence application for their 500 MW Green Volt floating wind farm in Scotland, have now submitted a Scoping Report for the 1.4 GW Cenos floating offshore wind farm to Marine Scotland. The developers have submitted leasing applications for both Cenos and Green Volt as part of […]

  • 7 December 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore consent application for the 100 MW Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) has been approved by the Highland Council’s North Planning committee. A majority of Councillors agreed that no objection should be raised in relation to the applications under s36 of the Electricity Act and under s20 of the Marine (Scotland) Act as […]

  • 23 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) consortium has submitted a development consent application to Marine Scotland for the 100 MW Pentland floating wind project. The floating wind project is being developed by Highland Wind Limited, which is majority-owned by a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) with Hexicon as a minority shareholder. Project […]

  • 21 November 2022

    Crown Estate Scotland has closed the window for applications under its Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round, dedicated to offshore wind projects that will directly reduce emissions from oil and gas production and to small scale innovation projects, including alternative outputs such as hydrogen. A two-week registration window for INTOG opened in […]