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  • 29 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    HRH Prince Charles of Wales officially opened the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Moray Firth, Scotland, on Monday, 29 July. Located 13 kilometres off the coast of Caithness in the North Sea, the 84-turbine Beatrice – the fourth largest offshore wind farm in the world – was completed in June 2019, following ten years of development and […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Environment

    APEM will carry out detailed marine benthic surveys for the Beatrice offshore wind farm and export cable route in the Moray Firth after being awarded a contract by developer Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL). The surveys comprise an array of field work, sample analysis and technical reporting. The company recently began gathering seafloor grab samples […]

  • 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.

  • 15 June 2015
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) has secured a contract with SSE to provide services to the Beatrice offshore wind farm. Speaking on the award, HiDef’s Commercial Director, Kit Hawkins said: “Beatrice is a hugely important project for the UK’s offshore wind industry, being one of the first to be granted a Contract for Difference by the […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Energy Support Vessel (OESV) operator Seacat Services has secured a contract with Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) to support the construction of the 588MW beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.

  • 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.

  • 14 November 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting’s (SHL) vessel Oleg Strashnov will return to the Beatrice site on 16 November and will continue installing jacket foundations until mid-December, when it will leave the site once again and SHL’s vessel Stanislav Yudin will take over. 

  • 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.

  • 10 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The NHV Group has secured a contract with Siemens Gamesa to provide helicopter services in support of the construction of the Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland.

  • 12 June 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Highland Council will consider Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm plan next week, following a request for consideration from the Scottish Government. The local authority has advised that the councilors do not object to the plan, BBC reports. Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) submitted an application to Scottish Ministers in April 2012 for consent to develop […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners has acquired 25% of the UK offshore wind project Beatrice. The Beatrice project is located in Outer Moray Firth, Scotland and is one of five offshore wind projects in the UK awarded an Investment Contract by the UK government (fixed inflation indexed settlement price for a 15 year period). The project has […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Denmark’s Bladt Industries has welded together the first pieces of what are to be jacket foundations which will support 30 wind turbines at the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm off Scotland. The first x-braces and upper A-frames for the four-legged jacket foundations have been welded at Bladt’s Lindoe facility. Surface treatment will commence shortly, and the upper […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first section of the second export cable which will connect the Beatrice offshore wind farm to the Scottish grid arrived in Peterhead on Monday, 29 January, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) said. 

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish energy company SSE plc expects to reach the financial close for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm by the end of May. Beatrice, planned for the outer Moray Firth, will be project financed with non-recourse debt, SSE said. Subject to financial close, onshore construction activities will begin in 2016 with offshore construction planned for 2017. The […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd. (BOWL) has begun the works on the disused corner of Wick Harbour which will become the base for the crew transfer vessels (CTVs) working on the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm.

  • 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.

  • 25 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) has submitted an application to the Scottish Government for consent to develop the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth. BOWL is a joint venture partnership formed between SSE Renewables (75%), SSE’s renewable energy development division, and Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (25%) (formerly SeaEnergy Renewables). The application is […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans’ cable laying vessel Nexans Skagerrak has completed the laying and burial of the first 70-kilometer 220kV export cable which will connect the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm to the Scottish grid.

  • 16 June 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting has placed an order with Bladt Industries for 30 jacket foundations for the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm. Bladt Industries will manufacture 30 four-legged jacket foundations at its production facilities at Lindoe Industrial Park, Denmark. The jacket foundations will have a height of up to 71 metres and weigh up to 830 tonnes, with a footprint […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The Highland Council has asked the Scottish government to help local authorities in setting a recommended level of community benefit for offshore wind developments. In addition, the Highland Council has asked for rapid progress to be made to agree a position on the devolution of Crown Estate incomes to Scotland and beyond to local authority level […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    SgurrEnergy has been awarded a three-year construction monitoring contract for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm. The construction monitoring appointment follows a one-year role as lenders’ technical advisor for Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Limited and participating lenders, in which SgurrEnergy supported the project to financial close. SgurrEnergy will also be providing operational support for the […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Smulders has completed the first jacket foundation section for the Beatrice offshore wind farm, for which the company is building a total of 28 jackets. according to Beatrice project’s social media pages.  Smulders Projects was awarded the contract for 28 Beatrice jacket foundations by Seaway Heavy Lifting, which is in charge of the engineering, procurement, construction, transport and […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish & Southern Energy (SSE) has chosen ERSG, a UK-headquartered supplier of contract and permanent placements to the energy sector, to provide contract wind professionals for the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm project. Nigel Wilson, Head of Offshore Wind at ERSG, said: “We are delighted to have been selected by SSE to staff this prestigious project and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Seaway Heavy Lifting has installed the first of the two jacket foundations for the Siemens Offshore Transformer Modules on the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.

  • 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.