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  • 12 September 2017
    Authorities

    Scotland’s Moray Council has welcomed the awarding of the Contract for Difference to the 950MW Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) project, adding that Buckie harbour is ideally placed to support the construction of the project.

  • 25 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has loaded the first two jacket foundations for the Moray East offshore wind farm onto a barge and dispatched them from its facility in Newcastle upon Tyne. The foundations are being sent to the Port of Nigg, from where DEME Offshore will transport them to the Moray East site and install the jackets at […]

  • 16 July 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 10 to 16 July 2017.

  • 14 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    The NKT Victoria cable-laying vessel has successfully laid the first HVDC cables in the Moray Firth as part of Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks’ GBP 1.1 billion Caithness-Moray transmission project.

  • 5 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited and NKT have signed a final binding agreement for the delivery and installation of export cable systems on the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm.

  • 27 April 2017
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has opened a new technology centre in Cumbernauld that will allow the energy industry to simulate real life conditions to test and de-risk the use of high voltage direct current (HVDC) on the electricity network in Great Britain.

  • 3 July 2016

    Vattenfall’s Offshore Hotel Finds Its Sea Legs (VIDEO) Vattenfall has shared a video of its offshore wind farm accommodation platform, the future home for the service teams working at the 288MW DanTysk and the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm, being installed some 90 kilometres off the German North Sea coast. Siemens Freezing New UK Investments […]

  • 10 July 2014

    The Port of Cromarty Firth has announced that its deepwater engineering port facility at Invergordon Service Base has been chosen to fulfil the next phase of one of the world’s largest offshore wind farms. On Wednesday 9th July, the Chinese heavy lift vessel, the Xia Zhi Yuan 6 arrived into Port from Cartagena, Spain, carrying […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd and Siemens have signed a Preferred Bidder Agreement (PBA) for the onshore works, and offshore substation platform topsides for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm.

  • 21 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT’s) vessel Hawk arrived at the Port of Nigg on 21 July, carrying nine jacket foundations for Moray East wind turbines and one for the project’s offshore substation. The jackets will now be offloaded at Global Energy Group’s site in Nigg and will go through final preparations before Seajacks Scylla picks them […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT’s) vessel Albatross arrived at the Port of Nigg on 6 June with the second load of Moray East jacket foundations, after more than 40 days of sailing to transport the six jackets from the United Arab Emirates. Meanwhile, OHT Hawk is en route to Scotland, carrying the next batch of foundations […]

  • 16 May 2013

    Siemens-ownded Marine Current Turbines has today welcomed the publication of ReGen South West’s Renewable Energy Manifesto, and in particular supports the organisation’s call for a clear and consistent regulatory framework to encourage the further growth of the renewables sector, and the Government’s continued support for marine energy. MCT/Siemens new test and assembly facility in Bristol, […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Grid Connection

    NKT Cables’ recently launched cable laying vessel – NKT Victoria has started working on itsher maiden project – the installation of two subsea power cables connecting Caithness and Moray in Scotland.

  • 28 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Granada Handling has contracted Hutchinson Engineering for davit crane fabrication for the Moray East offshore wind farm in the UK. Granada Material Handling secured a contract by Engie Fabricom in March to provide davit cranes for the substations of the Moray East and Triton Knoll offshore wind projects. Shortly after, the UK company won a […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Developers claim that offshore wind farm in Moray Firth could create hundreds of jobs. Moray Offshore Renewables Estimates in new report that it’s going to be needed up to 1,400 construction workers, with further 280 workers to operate and maintain wind turbines. Moray Offshore Renewables is a joint venture company owned by Repsol and EDP […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Spain-based Nervión Industries has completed the manufacturing and assembly of all the 20 upper jackets for the Moray East offshore wind farm, which Navantia is delivering from its Puerto Real shipyard to Smulders. The company said that within a turnkey contract, it had carried out the complete manufacture of the structures over the last 14 […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Three high-profile business leaders have been appointed as directors to the Board of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), collectively bringing a considerable breadth of experience to help further position the region at the forefront of the sustainable energy industry. The appointments, which were elected by associate members, have been announced following AREG’s Annual General Meeting […]

  • 6 December 2013

    The head of Scotland’s European Marine Energy Centre and a groundbreaking local authority were among those honoured at the 2013 Scottish Green Energy Awards last night. Fife Council – which has encouraged the construction of the world’s largest and most powerful offshore wind turbine in the coastal town of Methil – received the prestigious Public […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea has signed an agreement with Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd for the supply and installation of turbine and substation foundations, as well as the transport and installation of three offshore substation platforms for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm off Scotland.

  • 3 September 2010
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Plans for a large offshore wind farm in the Moray Firth have this week gone out to public consultation. Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd hope… By Caroline McMorran (northern-times) [mappress] Source: northern-times, September 03, 2010;

  • 5 September 2012
    Technology

    After a multi-day installation operation, Northwest Energy Innovations (NWEI), a Portland-based company, has successfully installed a wave energy device off the coast of Newport, Oregon. The device, known as Wave Energy Technology-New Zealand (WET-NZ), is now deployed at the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center’s (NNMREC) open ocean test facility. “This is a huge milestone […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    NKT has signed a Preferred Bidder Agreement (PBA) with Moray East Offshore Windfarm Ltd for delivery and installation of export cable systems for the prospective 950MW Moray East wind farm off Scotland.

  • 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.

  • 22 November 2012

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) has won a coveted South West Green Energy Award for the groundbreaking FabTest marine energy test site in Falmouth Bay. The pioneering project scooped the Best Business Innovation category in the Regen South West Green Energy Awards 2012, which were presented at a gala dinner in Bath last night. [Nov 20] […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Authorities

    Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd welcomed the Scottish Government’s consent award for the construction and operation of 1.116MW of offshore wind generation in the Outer Moray Firth. The project, which, on conservative estimates of the wind resource available, will be capable of meeting the equivalent electricity needs of around 700.000 UK households, consists of the Telford, […]

  • 20 January 2015

    Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission (SHE Transmission), a subsidiary of SSE plc, has confirmed that it will accept Ofgem’s proposals for the funding of the new Caithness-Moray electricity transmission link at a cost of £1,118m. The project is now set to help support over 100 new energy careers across the north of Scotland, including via SSE’s […]