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  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Teesside-headquartered Francis Brown Ltd has won a contract to fabricate 26 steel boat landings for the wind turbines that will be located at the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm.

  • 24 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) invested almost GBP 1.2 billion in renewable energy projects in the UK throughout 2016. New EIB support for renewable energy related investment it the UK last year included GBP 500 million for a GBP 1.2 billion Caithness Moray transmission network project to reinforce electricity transmission in northern Scotland and improve connections between […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Aberdeenshire-based Ecosse Subsea Services (ESS) has agreed a multi-million-pound revolving credit facility with full service bank Handelsbanken. The new relationship is expected to support the Banchory-based subsea engineering specialist as it tenders for larger renewables and power generation contracts. With its roots in the oil and gas industry, ESS has led the way in adapting traditional […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has appointed GAC UK to provide shipping services support during the construction and installation of foundations, inter-array cables and offshore substations at the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm. SHL, the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contractor, will design, supply and install the piled foundations, jacket substructures and inter-array cables for the […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Burntisland Fabrications Limited has contracted Granada Material Handling to design, manufacture, deliver and commission 26 davit crane units for the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) project. Each of the Granada Python crane units has been specifically designed for Beatrice and the challenging marine environment in which it will operate, the Manchester-based company said. One Python […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm project reached another milestone with the recent breaking of ground near Portgordon in Moray, Scotland, SSE reports. Enabling works are now underway at the main onshore construction compound near the cable landfall point for the route to Blackhillock. Work on the Operations and Maintenance site based in two historic […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC) has chosen the UK-based JDR Cable Systems Ltd.  to design, manufacture and supply inter-array grid cables for the 588MW Beatrice wind farm offshore Scotland. Beatrice comprises 84  Siemens 7MW wind turbines, which will be inter-connected by 91 x 33 kV medium voltage alternating current submarine composite cables. JDR will manufacture around 163km of […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC) has selected the UK based Tekmar Energy Ltd to supply the cable protection systems (CPS) for the inter-array grid cable system to be installed at the 588MW Beatrice wind farm off Scotland. In June 2016, SOC was awarded the contract for the turnkey supply and installation package of the inter-array grid cable system […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Clinton Marine Survey AB, on behalf of Nexans Norway AS, has started a survey for unexploded ordnance (UXO) along the Beatrice offshore wind farm export cable routes in the Moray Firth, Scotland, according to Brown and May Marine, the fisheries liaison for the survey. The UXO survey commenced at the end of July and will continue over a […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    EDP Renewables, part of EDP, posted total revenue of EUR 889 million in the first half of 2016, a 15% increase compared to the same period a year earlier, on the back of the increase in installed capacity and a higher load factor, both offsetting a 7% drop in average selling price during the first six months. However, […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Fife-based Burntisland Fabrications Ltd (BiFab) has won a GBP 100 million contract to supply 26 wind turbine jacket substructures for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm. The fabrication contract, awarded to BiFab by the EPCI Contractor Seaway Heavy Lifting, is due for delivery in two campaigns. 10 of the jacket substructures will be ready for delivery […]

  • 29 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Borssele Tender Attracts 38 Bids, Cost Reduction Main Priority The tender for the 700MW Borssele I&II offshore wind farm zones has attracted 38 bids and the first impression is that the wind developers have put a lot of effort in driving down the costs, the Dutch media cited Henk Kamp, the country’s Minister of Economic […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Xodus Group has been awarded a framework agreement with energy company SSE to provide employers representative services for the development and ongoing improvements of its electrical networks. The contract is for three years with potential extension for a further two years and is estimated to be worth in excess of GBP 1 million. It will involve […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Scotland-based SSE has sold a further 10% stake in the Beatrice offshore wind farm to its joint venture partner Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP). SSE now holds a 40% stake in the project, with CIP controlling a 35% stake, and Repsol the remaining 25%. SSE says that the sale marks another key step in the project’s preparation […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    A group of Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) have asked SSE to award fabrication work contracts for its Beatrice offshore wind project to the BiFab yards in Fife and Arnish. If work on the jackets does not go to these yards, impact on workers, their families and the local economies they are located in will […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Grid Connection

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) has been granted permission to develop the onshore transmission works associated with connecting the development to the electricity network. The detailed planning application was submitted to The Moray Council in April 2015 on behalf of the BOWL partnership formed between SSE Renewables (50%), Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (25%) and Copenhagen […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Vessels

    Burgess Marine has completed a £3m contract for the first of a new generation of offshore support vessels. The company has built the craft for Mainprize Offshore at its shipyard at Trafalgar Wharf in Portchester, near Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK. The 25-metre boat, the MO2, was delivered at the Seawork 2015 commercial marine and workboat conference […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Members of the Buchan area committee raised no objections to request by Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd (MORL) on Tuesday. Namely, the offshore wind farm developer asked to proceed with work on New Deer substations earlier than planned, writes The Press and Journal. Last week MORL submitted a report to councillors as part of the applications. […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate, an independent commercial business, created by Act of Parliament, has today announced another record return for the benefit of the public finances and an overall performance which is significantly ahead of the market, as its portfolio value hits an all-time high. Results summary Record return to Treasury for the benefit of the public finances:£267.1 […]

  • 11 February 2014

    The offshore wind energy industry is growing and several European ports have prepared, or are preparing, to provide the necessary logistics and storage services and facilities related to different construction & installation, O&M, and production phases of this industry. The wind farms are getting larger and moving into deeper waters further offshore resulting in bigger […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A group of Caithness and Sutherland businesses, including Wick Harbour Authority and Scrabster Harbour Trust, have travelled to Suffolk to look in detail at the services and facilities offered at the extensive offshore wind operations base which has been established there. The visit to Lowestoft was funded by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) as part […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rapidly growing and award winning subsea specialist ROVOP has made a strong start to 2013 after expanding its management team and signing £3.5 million of contracts in January alone. The company, which provides subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services, has bolstered its management team with the appointment of Moray Melhuish as commercial director, and strengthened […]

  • 31 October 2012

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), the joint venture partnership formed between SSE Renewables (75%) and Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (25%) has submitted an application to The Moray Council for planning permission in principle to develop the onshore transmission works associated with connecting the offshore wind farm to the electricity grid. The onshore transmission works associated […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Ports & Logistics

      Partrac continues to support the offshore wind sector through the delivery of oceanographic, environmental, geophysical and hydrographic coastal surveys. Some of Partrac’s greatest offshore wind survey achievements have been in long term metocean monitoring projects. The company has undertaken long term measurement campaigns at the Beatrice and MORL wind farm sites in the Moray […]

  • 11 April 2012

    Finance Secretary John Swinney outlined the range of new business incentives that are available to encourage private investment in Scotland’s four new Enterprise Areas, during a visit to the Port of Dundee this morning. Incentives and actions to stimulate investment include: business rate discounts worth up to £275,000 per business or enhanced capital allowances; new […]

  • 22 January 2012

    Four enterprise areas are to be created in Scotland with an emphasis on some of our most dynamic industries with the greatest potential to create new employment opportunities, stimulate private investment and boost economic growth. Finance Secretary John Swinney announced the 14 sites on a visit to GlaxoSmithKline in Irvine, which will form part of […]