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Residents in Aberdeen will have the chance to learn more about a proposed £150million offshore windfarm today. By Danny Law (stv) [mappress] Source: stv, September 02, 2011;
TYCOON Donald Trump today slammed plans for a windfarm in Aberdeen Bay which he fears will ruin views from his £750 million Balmedie golf... By David Ewen (eveningexpress) [mappress] Source: eveningexpress, December 08, 2010
Executive summary The development of offshore wind represents an interesting technology opportunity for the US. On one hand, offshore wind is a European invention, and early technologies will have to be almost exclusively imported from Europe. On the other, though, the rapid pace of technology development in offshore wind offers significant potential for the US […]
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has confirmed a firm order to provide five V164-9.5 MW turbines for the Kincardine floating wind project in Scotland. The order was signed in 2018 with Cobra Wind International Limited (CWIL), the UK offshore division of Spain's Cobra Group. The turbines will be installed in spring 2020 and will include a 10-year service […]
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EDS HV Group has completed its scope of work at Vattenfall's European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as the Aberdeen offshore wind farm.
Vattenfall has officially inaugurated the 93.2MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, Scotland.
Vattenfall is currently installing eleven MHI Vestas wind turbines on the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, including the two of the most powerful wind turbines in the world.
Wind turbine number three and foundation number five are being installed on the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, with the northern cable installation also ongoing, Vattenfall, the owner and developer of the wind farm said.
Wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has started installing wind turbine towers on Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay.
Boskalis' fallpipe vessel (FPV) Rockpiper is carrying out scour protection works at the Aberdeen Bay Offshore Wind Farm. According to a notice to mariners, Rockpiper will be working at the project site for three weeks and was scheduled to start on 28 October.
Marketex Offshore Constructions, an affiliated company of BLRT Grupp, has completed the production and delivery of 21 anchors for the wind turbine foundations to be installed at the 92.4MW Abderdeen Bay wind farm in Scotland.
Vattenfall has issued an invitation for tenders for the provision of offshore wind marine warranty services. According to the tender's NUTS code, the places of delivery of the contract(s) include Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the UK.
ABB has delivered five new WindSTAR transformers to MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, to be deployed at the world's first 66 kV offshore wind farm in the UK - the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator.
Swedish utility company Vattenfall has announced the first successful projects for its EUR 3 million research programme aimed at examining the environmental and socio-economic impacts of offshore wind farms.
Aberdeen Science Centre (ASC) and Vattenfall have joined forces to roll out an educational project for people across the UK's North East who are interested in learning more about offshore wind energy. ASC and Vattenfall, the company behind the 92.4MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), have developed a series of public events and outreach activities themed around offshore […]
Offshore wind is the lowest cost means of decarbonising the UK's energy sector and the industry ticks every box in the government's new Industrial Strategy, ScottishPower Renewables’ Jonathan Cole said during Scottish Renewables’ Offshore Wind Conference in Glasgow. This week marked something of a turning point for the UK’s offshore wind industry, Scottish Renewables said, after the latest […]
UK-based engineering support services company Babcock has deployed its floating LiDAR (light detection and ranging) technology to provide offshore wind data to the proposed Aberdeen offshore wind farm, also known as the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). Babcock’s floating LiDAR system, FORECAST, has been installed as part of a 12 month contract to collect […]
When you are talking with people working in real estate, there is a small chance you would not hear them saying: “Location, location, location!” at some point. In offshore wind, the same could be said for cost reduction.
Royal Boskalis Westminster has, on behalf Aberdeen Offshore Windfarm Limited (AOWFL), completed the first of two trial installations of suction buckets in Aberdeen Bay at the proposed location of the Aberdeen offshore wind farm, also known as European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). The installation of the smaller suction bucket at the site proved successful, Gunnar Groebler, Vattenfall’s Head […]
Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (AOWFL), the company behind the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), has invited members of the regional business community to the second local supply chain event to be held at Chester Hotel, Aberdeen, on 9 September. Vattenfall, the sole owner of the wind farm, will provide a project update which will be […]
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been selected as a preferred supplier of wind turbines for the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Limited (AOWFL), the company behind the project consisting of Vattenfall and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), has nominated MHI Vestas to supply the V164-8.0 MW turbines. Boskalis has been named the preferred […]
The Scottish Government has issued a marine licence for the construction of the proposed European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay. The EOWDC is being developed by Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (AOWFL) – a joint venture between Vattenfall and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) – plus development consortium partner Technip. The 11-turbine […]
The latest stage in the construction of Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm, off the North Wales coast, has got underway with the start of inter-array cable installation. The subsea cables will connect all 160 turbines to the two offshore substations already installed more than eight miles off North Wales in Liverpool Bay. The work […]
RenewableUK has issued a report on the ongoing state of the wind energy industry in the UK. In the first part of the report, wind energy performance is discussed, with a focus on the current status and electricity mix. The report also gives prediction for the future state of renewable energy in the country, which […]
Though Donald Trump was eager not to invest more in his Aberdeenshire assets while the offshore wind farm is under consideration, he yesterday announced that a luxury hotel next to his golf course is going to be built. This announcement came right after Mr. Trump had lost support from MoD and other organisations in his […]