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UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has approved the changes proposed by Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Limited for the Triton Knoll wind project offshore Lincolnshire.
The UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has approved Ørsted’s application to reduce the number of offshore substations and increase the size of the topsides on the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind project.
UK’s Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has approved an increase in the total works area for the Hornsea Project Two onshore substation site.
RenewableUK’s Executive Director Emma Pinchbeck has made a case for wind, wave and tidal energy to the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s (BEIS) Select Committee, which is now considering the findings of Professor Dieter Helm’s Cost of Energy Review.
ScottishPower Renewables has received planning approval from the UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Greg Clark MP, for the East Anglia THREE offshore wind farm with an output capacity of up to 1,200MW.
On 28 March, the UK Planning Inspectorate issued a report of recommendation on the East Anglia THREE offshore wind farm to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Greg Clark, who now has three months to issue a decision.
The UK government has set a cap of 1.5GW for phased offshore wind projects in the allocation of Contracts for Difference (CfDs), starting from the allocation round due to begin on 3 April.
The company registration process for the third allocation round of the UK Contracts for Difference (CfD) has opened. According to the National Grid, registration is an essential pre-application activity and parties wishing to apply for a CfD need to first complete and submit a registration form, preferably before the application window opens. The third CfD allocation round […]
The UK Planning Inspectorate has completed the examination of the environmental impact assessment (EIA) of Ørsted’s Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm. The Examining Authority will now compile a report comprising conclusions and recommendations in respect of the application. The report is then sent to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), who […]
Offshore wind generation in the UK rose by 28% percent in 2018, providing a record-breaking 8% of the UK’s electricity, according to the latest report by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). UK’s offshore wind capacity increased by 1.2GW due to several large projects opening or continuing to expand, including the 659MW Walney Extension […]
Wind turbines offshore Scotland generated 1,369 GWh of electricity in 2018, a 122.2% increase compared to 616 GWh of electricity generated in 2017, according to the latest figures from UK’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Scotland’s operational offshore wind capacity grew by 153% year-on-year, from 246MW in 2017 to 623MW in 2018. “Last year […]
RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables have launched a new industry group to set out the strategy for large-scale deployment of floating offshore wind in the UK. The Floating Wind Steering Group will meet with the aim of producing a consensus vision for the future of floating wind and the business case for its continued development in the UK. According to the […]
The UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is exploring the potential for a more integrated offshore energy sector which includes closer links between oil & gas and offshore renewables, including offshore wind. The new project, for which OGA secured a GBP 900,000 grant, will focus on the mix of energy sources and storage solutions necessary for […]
The third Contracts for Difference (CfD) allocation round in the UK will commence on 29 May, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), said. BEIS earlier issued a GBP 60 million draft budget proposal for the third CfD round. A final budget notice will be issued no later than ten working days before the commencement of […]
Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Ltd is consulting on the draft Decommissioning Programme for the 860MW offshore wind project prior to submission to the UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
Semco Maritime and ISC Consulting Engineers have completed the design of the offshore substation and the Reactive Compensation Station (RCS) for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm.
The Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited consortium has secured financing for the construction of its 950MW offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.
SSE has welcomed the UK Government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) budget announcement, however, the company added that setting out strike prices approaching subsidy-free levels was ambitious and that the capacity cap was disappointing.
The 1.5GW Seagreen Phase 1 offshore wind project is entering into May 2019’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions, SSE plc, the owner and developer of the project in Scotland, said.
The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has issued a draft budget notice amounting to GBP 60 million for the third Contracts for Difference (CfD) round.
EDP Renováveis has, through its subsidiary EDPR UK Limited, closed the sale of a 13.4% stake in equity shareholding and outstanding shareholder loans on Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited to Diamond Generating Europe Limited.
Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine has signed an agreement with Ørsted’s subsidiary Optimus Wind Limited for engineering, procurement, construction, hook-up and commissioning works on two substation topsides, to be deployed at the Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm.
Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Ltd. has launched its GBP 1.5 million community fund with an initial GBP 500,000 to support local projects and priorities in Lincolnshire, UK, over the two years of onshore construction of the 860MW wind farm.
German energy company Innogy has agreed to sell a 41% stake in its 860MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK to Japan’s J-Power (25%) and Kansai Electric Power (16%).
The 2017 Contracts for Difference (CfD) will cost UK consumers significantly more relative to the additional capacity secured due to the changes in the auction design which allowed small fuelled-technology projects to raise the strike price of larger projects, National Audit Office (NAO) has found.
Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Limited has reduced the number of onshore cable circuits required for electricity transport from the offshore wind farm to the national grid. According to the project team, this will help reduce the overall construction footprint of the project and realise planned reductions in costs.