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12 January 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Danish independent energy service company Danske Commodities has signed a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL). Under the agreement, Danske Commodities will handle all forecasting and trading for 294 MW, equivalent to 50% of the farm's production. The PPA is Danske Commodities’ first long-term balancing contract in the UK market, where it […]

15 May 2019 Wind Farm Update

The last of 84 offshore wind turbines was commissioned at the 588MW Beatrice, Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, on Wednesday, 15 May. This marks the end of offshore construction on the project in the Outer Moray Firth which has been completed on time and under budget after three years of construction, SSE said. The final […]

8 May 2019 Wind Farm Update

Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up vessel Pacific Orca has loaded the last five Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines destined for the Beatrice offshore wind farm. Pacific Orca has been picking up the turbines in sets of five at the Nigg port, Siemens Gamesa’s pre-assembly base, and installing them at the site 13km off the Caithness coast in the UK. According […]

30 April 2019 Wind Farm Update

Swire Blue Ocean's jack-up Pacific Orca installed 77 out of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines on the Beatrice wind farm offshore Scotland as of 29 April, with seven more turbines left to be installed. 73 of the turbines installed in the Outer Moray Firth were commissioned, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL), owner and developer of […]

10 April 2019 Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

Windhoist Limited has pre-assembled the 84th and final wind turbine tower on the Beatrice Pre-Assembly Project at Nigg Energy Park in Scotland. Siemens Gamesa awarded Windhoist with a contract to carry out wind turbine pre-assembly work for the 588MW Beatrice wind farm in May 2018, marking the Scottish company's first foray into offshore wind. Under the contract, […]

5 April 2019 Wind Farm Update

Jack-up vessel Pacific Orca is installing the 70th Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbine on the 588MW Beatrice wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) said. In total, Beatrice will comprise 84 wind turbines once fully built. The wind turbines are being commissioned shortly after the installation. Swire Blue Ocean’s […]

25 February 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Swire Blue Ocean's jack-up vessel Pacific Orca is installing the 64th turbine of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm at a record location. Swire Blue Ocean said the location holds two records for the company as it represents the furthest north spot and the deepest installation with approximately 55 meters in depth. Beatrice Offshore Windfarm […]

25 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

63 out of the 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines have been installed on the 588MW Beatrice wind farm offshore Scotland, according to Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL). 59 out of the 63 units installed have been commissioned, BOWL said. The turbine installation is expected to be completed in Spring 2019. Swire Blue Ocean's jack-up is loading […]

4 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up vessel Pacific Orca has installed two-thirds of a total of 84 turbines at the Beatrice offshore wind farm. The vessel installed 56 of the 7MW Siemens Gamesa turbines last week and has 28 to go, according to Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL). ***MILESTONE*** We’re ending the week with two thirds of […]

15 January 2019 Business & Finance

SSE plc has reopened the Beatrice Partnership Fund and is inviting local Highland and Moray communities in Scotland to apply for grants. Groups and organizations in the two regions are welcome to apply for grants amounting to between GBP 10,000 and GBP 50,000. This deadline for the submission of applications is 25 April by 12:00 […]

24 December 2018 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

42 out of the 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines have been installed on the 588MW Beatrice wind farm offshore Scotland, Swire Blue Ocean said.

18 December 2018 Wind Farm Update

Forty wind turbines have been installed at the Beatrice offshore wind farm and the project is now two turbines away from reaching a halfway mark. 

25 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

BMO Offshore has won a new framework contract with SSE to deploy vessel monitor measurement systems on the Beatrice offshore wind farm. 

18 October 2018 Wind Farm Update

A third of wind turbines has now been installed on the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) said.

25 September 2018 Wind Farm Update

Swire Blue Ocean’s Pacific Orca has installed 20 out of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines at the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.

21 August 2018 Wind Farm Update

Siem Offshore Contractors has completed the inter-array cable installation at the Beatrice offshore wind farm site, according to Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited's (BOWL) social media post from 21 August. 

16 August 2018 Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Nine Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines have so far been installed on the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) said.

20 July 2018 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, the 588MW Beatrice, has started generating power for the first time.

16 July 2018 Vessels

Swire Blue Ocean's jack-up vessel Pacific Orca has installed the first of the total of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbines at the Beatrice offshore wind farm site in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland. 

11 July 2018 Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

Seaway Heavy Lifting's vessel Oleg Strashnov has installed the 86th and final jacket foundation on the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.

20 June 2018 Wind Farm Update

Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL), using its vessel Oleg Strashnov, installed the 77th jacket foundation at the Beatrice site on 20 June, according to some media posts from those involved in the project, following the project's Notice to Mariners from 18 June that reported 76 jackets being in place.

28 May 2018 Wind Farm Update

The EC1 export cable and the OTM1 offshore transmission module at the Beatrice site will come under the control of the SSE Operational Safety Rules on 30 May, after which they will be energised, most likely on 1 June, according to the latest updates from the project's Notice to Mariners.

21 May 2018 Authorities

Crown Estate Scotland today (21 May) unveiled its proposals for leasing seabed for new offshore wind projects that would be built in Scotland's waters from late 2020s onwards.

17 May 2018 Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Nexans has completed all export cable installation and burial works at the Beatrice site, where Siemens Transmission and Distribution team has started commissioning works on the recently installed second Offshore Transformer Module (OTM) in preparation for the energisation of the system. 

15 May 2018 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Seaway Heavy Lifting has installed 56 out of the 86 jacket foundations on the Beatrice Offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL), said.

25 April 2018 Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Seaway Heavy Lifting's heavy lift vessel Oleg Strashnov has installed the jacket foundation for the second Offshore Transformer Module (OTM) on the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.