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  • 12 September 2017

    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.

  • 19 October 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The three offshore wind projects selected in the UK’s second Contracts for Difference (CfD) allocation round have passed their 12-month milestone requirement, Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) said.

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The first phase of an industrial development in Buckie, Scotland, to exploit the growing offshore wind energy market has been completed, the Moray Council said.

  • 29 September 2014

    Drace Infraestructuras UK Ltd is undertaking seabed preparation work for the installation of a meteorological mast for the Moray Offshore Renewables Limited (MORL) offshore wind farms. This work is being undertaken in support of the development of The Crown Estate Round 3 Zone 1 offshore wind licensing on the outer Moray Firth off the East […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    RES Offshore has won a contract with Moray Offshore Renewables Limited – a joint venture between EDP Renewables and Repsol Nuevas Energias UK – to provide management contractor services for the first project within the Moray Firth Round 3 zone, located off the north-east coast of Scotland. RES Offshore’s expertise will contribute to ongoing Front […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 21 September 2014

    DONG Energy UK to Employ Offshore Wind Experts from Atlas Professionals DONG Energy Power (UK) Ltd and Atlas Professionals today signed a framework agreement for the provision of temporary offshore wind specialists for DONG Energy’s UK offshore wind farms. Photo of the Day: Turtle Visiting Walney Offshore Wind Farm Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: […]

  • 10 February 2017
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    From 15 February to 15 March, Aberdeen University will deploy seabed-mounted scientific equipment at the Beatrice offshore wind farm site, as well as outside its borders in the Moray Firth, to monitor marine mammals.

  • 30 July 2013
    Environment, Ports & Logistics

    Plans to turn a former oil fabrication yard in Scottish Ardersier into a manufacturing ‘super-hub’ for offshore wind have faced their first hurdle. Namely, the Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has voiced their protest against the development saying that the proposal raises natural heritage issues of national importance relating to nationally and internationally important designated sites, […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Training & Education

    An independent panel has been established to review applications and determine which projects will receive funding in the first round of the GBP 3 million Beatrice Partnership Fund.

  • 8 June 2016

    Swire Blue Ocean has signed a contract with Siemens to provide a wind farm installation vessel for the installation of 84 Siemens 7MW wind turbines at the Beatrice offshore wind farm. The company said the latest contract adds to the pipeline of projects that it has secured for its fleet of wind farm installation vessels, namely Pacific Osprey […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    French energy giant Engie has agreed to acquire a 23% stake in equity shareholding and outstanding shareholders loans on the Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited (MOWEL) from EDPR UK Limited, a subsidiary of EDP Renováveis S.A. 

  • 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 […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    VBMS has signed a Preferred Bidder Agreement for the supply and installation of the inter-array cables for Moray Offshore Windfarm East (MOWE) off Scotland, the UK.

  • 16 July 2017

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

  • 6 January 2020
    Training & Education

    Safety training provider RelyOn Nutec has invested in its Aberdeen facility to diversify into offshore wind safety training. RelyOn Nutec updated its Foinavon Close and Wellheads Road centers with a GBP 60,000 refurbishment to accommodate new wind safety training courses. According to the company, the investment includes an extension to the platform in the pool […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    Scottish Finance Secretary John Swinney visited the Port of Ardersier last week to find out how the large deep-water port in the Highlands of Scotland could become a major centre for the UK’s offshore wind industry. The fact-finding mission, hosted [on Monday April 22] by Port of Ardersier Chief Executive Stephen Gobbi, enabled Mr Swinney […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Fathom Systems has won a contract to supply a turnkey service of design engineering, procurement and manufacture of specialist electrical distribution equipment to be installed in each of the 84 turbine transition pieces intended for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm. The scope of supply for the GBP 2.6 billion wind farm project located off the coast […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    TechConsult UK sees growth in the energy market as a great field of new opportunities for workers, many of whose skills can be transferred to various sectors, reported the GazetteLive. The company is working with Energi Coast to identify the opportunities, and is interested in developments off the Moray Firth in Scotland, Hornsea in east […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The UK government has awarded three offshore wind projects with Contracts for Difference (CfD) in the second round of auctions with strike prices going as low as GBP 57.50/MWh for projects scheduled for commissioning in 2022/23.

  • 31 August 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind and marine energy industries, has warmly welcomed the news that EDP Renewables and Repsol’s Moray Firth projects (Telford, Stevenson and MacColl) have entered the planning system. The capacity of these projects, off the north east coast of Scotland, adds up to 1.5GW – enough to power […]

  • 21 March 2014

    Following the announcement from Scottish Government that the Beatrice and MORL offshore wind projects in the Moray Firth off the north east coast of Scotland have been awarded consents totaling 1,866 MW, the Crown Estate has released a statement. Ronnie Quinn, The Crown Estate’s lead on Energy & Infrastructure in Scotland, said: “These consents signal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Ardersier today secured the full backing of the Scottish Government for plans to turn the former oil fabrication yard on the Moray Firth into a manufacturing ‘super-hub’ for offshore wind.  In what the port’s Chief Executive Officer Captain Steve Gobbi described as a ‘major milestone’, the 400 acre facility has been given […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Mitsubishi Corporation has entered into an agreement with EDP Renewables to acquire 33.4% of shares in Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited (MOWEL) through its wholly owned UK-based subsidiary Diamond Generating Europe Limited (DGE).