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  • 7 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engie has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd to purchase 23.3% of the electricity generated from the 950MW Moray East wind farm. The PPA is for a 15-year period, starting from commercial operation of the wind farm which is scheduled to commence in 2022. Engie currently holds a 23.3% […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Utility ROV Services (URS) has won a contract to provide boulder relocation services on the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm in the Scottish waters. The Fife-headquartered company plans to begin the work in the first quarter of the year using its load bearing ROV system UTROV. “This contract is a welcome start to 2019 for […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    50 out of 100 wind turbine jacket foundations have been installed at the Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. Chartered by DEME Group, the jack-up vessel Seajacks Scylla installed the wind farm’s 50th turbine jacket foundation at the site some 22 kilometres off the Aberdeenshire coast on Monday, 26 October, the project’s latest Notice of Operations […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    EDPR has entered in an Investment Cooperation Agreement with China Three Gorges (CTG), by which the Chinese company proposes to invest in and develop the Moray wind offshore project alongside with EDPR and other potential investors. Pursuant to the agreement, CTG intends to acquire up to 30% of the equity and shareholder loans directly or indirectly owned […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The jacket foundation for the third offshore transformer module (OTM) for Moray East offshore wind farm has been installed at the site off the Scottish coast. According to the project’s latest Notice of Operations, the jack-up vessel Seajacks Scylla installed the OSP1 jacket on 30 August. Meanwhile, the OSP1 topside was scheduled to sail out […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Boston Energy has secured a contract to support MHI Vestas during wind turbine pre-assembly operations on two offshore wind projects in the UK. Boston Energy will assist MHI Vestas on the 857 MW Triton Knoll and the 950 MW Moray East projects. These are due to commence later this year in Invergordon for Moray East […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens AG is preparing to undertake the final commissioning of the offshore substation platforms for the Moray East offshore wind project in Scotland.

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) has welcomed the decision by Marine Scotland to grant consent to the £3bn Beatrice offshore wind farm project, situated in the Outer Moray Firth. The project consent marks a positive step forward for BOWL, and it will now assess how to progress Beatrice over the coming months, taking account of […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Calegeo, a geotechnical focused marine contracting and survey company, will be carrying out geotechnical survey operations on behalf of Moray Offshore Renewables Limited (MORL) in the Outer Moray Firth, as part of the Moray OWF project. The company will utilize its DP2 type vessel, MV Highland Spirit, for the job, commencing work on the 2nd […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The UAE-based Lamprell plans to close its Sharjah facility after completing the portion of work on the Moray East offshore wind project currently carried out at the location. Lamprell already mothballed the Jebel Ali facility in January 2020. The Sharjah yard will close later this year. The Hamriyah yard, the company’s largest facility, will remain […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The third and final offshore transformer module (OTM) has been installed at the Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. The wind farm’s first OTM was installed on 10 August, and the second unit followed shortly. Siemens Energy secured the contract to connect the wind farm to the grid in 2018. The company is also in charge […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd is getting ready to deploy a jack-up vessel to carry out repair works on the company’s meteorological mast structure in Moray Firth, Scotland, Kis-Orca reports. The works will use the jack up vessel to install a ‘collar’ around the existing monopile structure directly above the gravity base caisson. The majority of the […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm have launched the next round of applications for the Moray Beatrice Local Fund.

  • 31 August 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd, a joint venture between EDP Renewables and Repsol Nuevas Energias, yesterday submitted plans for a giant offshore wind farm in Moray Firth to Marine Scotland.  The proposed wind farm is worth GBP 4.5 billion and will comprise 339 turbines, which makes it considerably larger than the previous proposal and the world’s […]

  • 11 June 2019

    Kinnaird Marine Limited is providing guard vessels for the piling campaign at the Moray East offshore wind farm in the UK. GeoSea commenced the piling activities at the project site at the end of May, with operations so far completed on seven locations, according to the Moray East Weekly Notice of Operations. The GV Replenish and KMS […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Ofgem today approved £1.1 billion funding for a new subsea link in the north of Scotland, called the Caithness Moray project. The regulator’s decision is £105 million less than the funding request from Scottish Hydro Electricity Transmission (SHE Transmission) to ensure consumers pay no more than necessary. The new link will connect 1.2GW of new […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell is on track to cut the first steel for the jacket foundations destined for the Moray East offshore wind farm in the second quarter of the year, according to the company’s latest financial report. Lamprell won the contract to fabricate 45 wind turbine and three substation jacket foundations at the end of last year, with […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    JGC has, on behalf of Siemens, completed the construction of high voltage equipment containers for the Moray East offshore substation platforms. JGC fabricated eight of twelve containers at its site in Thurso and have also supported Siemens with other offshore projects in the UK. From Thurso, the containers will make their way to Fabricom-Smulders in Belgium […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    UK utility Centrica plc has entered into a long-term contract with Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd to trade and balance 76.7 percent of the electricity generated from the 950MW Moray East offshore wind farm. Centrica’s Energy Marketing and Trading division has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) that covers all Balance Responsible Party (BRP) services […]

  • 18 August 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The second offshore transformer module (OTM) of the Moray East wind farm is now at its designated location at the site off Scotland, according to the project’s Notice of Operations. OSP2, which was shipped out from Belgium on 30 June, was installed shortly after its jacket foundation and the OSP3 platform were put in place […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has delivered the first of the three onshore transformers to the onshore substation at New Deer, Scotland, for the Moray East offshore wind farm development. Once the transformer has been skidded into position, the installation of associated electrical equipment will begin. Moray East is Siemens’ largest grid connection project in the UK and needs three transformers […]

  • 27 March 2014

    A ground-breaking development for the UK offshore wind industry has been achieved this month with the first projects being granted consent in the Crown Estate’s Round 3 process, with leading renewable energy consultancy Natural Power working as a lead advisor across all three projects. The 1,116 MW Moray Offshore Wind Farm has been granted consent […]

  • 28 August 2012

    AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) recently delivered an Ocean Sentinel buoy and TRIAXYS™ buoy to the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center, or NNMREC, at Oregon State University. This equipment is part of a mobile wave energy test facility that will be used by academic researchers and device developers to test wave energy technologies that will […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    After receiving a GBP 450,000 boost to dive in offshore wind industry, Wick Harbour Authority is currently planning to install heavy lifting equipment and to dredge the channel to the harbour’s commercial quay. This development will enable the port to become an offshore wind construction base for two large projects proposed for the Moray Firth […]

  • 25 May 2017
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Ltd has partnered with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to launch an innovation challenge to help wind farm developers better monitor and understand the behaviour of important species.

  • 23 July 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Repsol and EDP Renováveis ​​(EDPR) have reached an agreement to swap stakes in two offshore wind project with a total capacity of 1.9GW. According to the agreement, EDPR will acquire 33% stake in the Moray offshore wind project and sell the 49% stake in the Inch Cape offshore wind project. When the transactions are finalised, Repsol […]