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  • 10 April 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A hat-trick of offshore wind industry firsts has been achieved within a fortnight in North-East Scotland after the world’s most powerful single turbine was installed on Monday, 09 April, for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Donald Trump arrived in Aberdeen yesterday and once again vowed to fight European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, the STV news site writes. Mr. Trump has been leading a battle against the EOWDC for years, saying that it would ruin the view from his golf course at Menie. He said that the work […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of its strategy to “prioritise its investments”, Vattenfall is to reduce its stake in European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), writes BBC. The £230m EOWDC, which is opposed by Donald Trump, will consist of 11 wind turbines located in Aberdeen Bay. Peter Wesslau, Vattenfall’s UK country manager, said for BBC: “The EOWDC is […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has lifted its objection to the cutting-edge European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off Aberdeen. The news comes after it was revealed earlier this week that all other statutory consultees, which had objected to the plans, had removed their objections. SNH lifted its objection following consideration of the Environmental Statement that […]

  • 29 January 2013

    Developers of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) are planning to host a public exhibition on January 31, 2013, at the White Horse Inn, Balmedie, Aberdeenshire, from 7pm to 9pm writes Ellon Times. This follows the announcement earlier this month that the planning application for the cable route and substation compound on land to […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall, the developer of the 92.5MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, is creating an annual cash fund scheme to support the communities in Aberdeen and the Aberdeenshire.

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall is seeking local advice about investing the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre’s (EOWDC) GBP 3 million community investment fund, set up to benefit locals in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and the Blackdog area in Scotland.

  • 2 October 2012

    Objections to a cutting edge offshore wind farm and test facility, off Aberdeen, have been lifted by key stakeholders following discussions with the developers behind the green energy scheme. The objections were lifted subject to a number of conditions to minimise impacts during construction and operation. Concerns about the impact of the 11-turbine European Offshore […]

  • 13 November 2017

    Smulders has published a photo of its Newscastle site at night, housing jacket foundations for the Beatrice and Aberdeen Bay offshore wind farms that find their mirror in the Tyne river.

  • 16 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy group Vattenfall is applying to the Scottish Government to extend its operational lease for the 93.2MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay by three additional years. “We have submitted to Marine Scotland an application to prolong the lease of the innovative European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre from 22-years to 25-years,” Kevin […]

  • 28 August 2013

    Partners behind economically strategic offshore wind development promise to improve environment near Blackdog if substation proposal approved. Site investigations carried out near Blackdog, Aberdeenshire, as part of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) development have shown, as predicted by the project partners, low level tracesof asbestos in the ground. The findingsof a detailed report […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The project partners behind the ground-breaking European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) have welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to approve consent for the project. The cutting-edge project is a demonstration facility for next generation wind turbines and associated technology. With expected capital expenditure of more than £230 million, the EOWDC would prove to be a […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The transformer for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Center (EOWDC), which recently commenced its final part of the journey to the Blackdog substation site in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, is expected to arrive in Blackdog tonight (3 January) and will be transported to the site via Hareburn Terrace, according to the latest update from the developer.

  • 13 September 2016

    Vattenfall, the Swedish energy company behind the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), has awarded the first local contracts for the project to three companies: Donside Safety, TVP Studios and Archer Marketing. On 9 September, a supply chain event was held to enable potential bidders for work on the 92.4MW project, also known as the […]

  • 23 July 2014

    Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd was granted planning permission for its onshore work for the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). In November last year, Aberdeenshire Council refused the planning permission for two substations, access road and installation of an underground cable between the substation compound and Mean Low Water Springs. The council said that […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The 92.4MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as Aberdeen offshore wind farm, started onshore substation works at Blackdog, Aberdeenshire, on Monday, 17 October. The programme for constructing the substation and associated cabling works has begun with work to prepare and secure the site including establishing temporary staff facilities and an access route on site for […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    This morning, the UK’s Supreme Court ruled against Donald Trump in his latest legal battle against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). Donald Trump challenged the approval for the offshore wind project, given by Scottish ministers, arguing that the offshore wind farm would ruin the view from his Aberdeen golf resort. After losing a couple of times in the Scottish courts, the Trump […]

  • 23 November 2012

    The partners behind the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) today welcomed the report on the achievability of the Scottish Government’s renewable energy targets. The report makes the following references to the EOWDC: 39. The Committee is strongly of the view that grid-connected test facilities, such as the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney and […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received an order from Vattenfall-owned company, Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd, to supply turbines and services for the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm, in the UK. MHI Vestas will deliver eleven V164-8.0MW turbines, which will be the first to be able to power up to […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Smulders Projects has won a contract to manufacture and assemble suction bucket foundations for Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). The company will manufacture lower parts of jacket structures and carry out the final assembly of the 11 foundations at its manufacturing facility in Newcastle which Smulders acquired from fabricator, OGN Group, at the end […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The schedule for a cutting-edge offshore wind demonstration scheme off the north east coast has been amended to help secure the development’s future, the project’s backers said. Vattenfall and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), the shareholders in Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (AOWFL) – the company behind the 11-turbine European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) […]

  • 10 August 2016
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    As part of a EUR 40 million grant awarded by the EU to the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), around EUR 3 million has been committed for environmental research and monitoring.  A number of organisations, including Marine Scotland Science, will have an active role in steering the allocation of that funding, through EOWDC’s Scientific Research & Monitoring Panel, to those […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    Vattenfall is set to invest in bird research at its European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, Scotland.  Bird specialists will be tasked with monitoring the avoidance behaviour of birds flying in the vicinity of EOWDC’s eleven wind turbines. The investment is part of the EOWDC’s EUR 3 million scientific programme, supported […]

  • 8 May 2013

    A major programme of offshore works are due to start tomorrow (Thursday, May 9) for the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) and which could lead to pioneering turbine foundation designs being developed at the more than £230million test facility. The programme involves a series of geotechnical boreholes being performed between 2.5km and 4km off […]

  • 16 September 2013

    U.S. real estate mogul Donald Trump is yet again ready to resort to legal action against offshore wind development offshore Aberdeen coast, The Press and Journal writes. Namely, Trump has already tried to block the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) by saying that he will halt the development of his second golf course, five-star […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    The eleventh and final MHI Vestas turbine was erected on 26 May at the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), where the inter-array cable installation works are also coming to an end, thus moving the project to the final commissioning phase before it generates its first power later this summer.