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  • 19 May 2011

    The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off the coast of Aberdeen, Scotland, is calling for innovators to bring their…   (renewableenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocus, May 19, 2011;

  • 29 August 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 30 January 2012

    Aberdeenshire Council has given the offshore wind farm proposal near Aberdeenshire the thumbs up. The proposal, as well as the details of all project related concerns will be sent to the body that manages Scotland’s waters, Marine Scotland. Vattenfall, Technip and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), a GBP 150 million joint venture behind the cutting […]

  • 16 August 2011

    Vattenfall, Technip and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), the joint venture (JV) partners behind a cutting edge Wind Deployment Centre in Scottish waters – the 11-wind turbine European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off Aberdeen Bay – have announced dates for forthcoming public consultation events. David Hodkinson, UK Country Manager of Vattenfall, said: “The public […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2013

    In response to consent being given by the Scottish Government to the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, Niall Stuart, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables, said: “The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre will be a unique testing facility for the development of offshore wind turbines and technology. It will create an opportunity […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Following the decision by the UK’s Supreme Court to dismiss the appeal by Trump International Golf Club Scotland Ltd, Donald Trump might take the case against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) to European courts, according to BBC.  In June, Trump announced he will take the fight to European courts if he loses in the Supreme Court. “We […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Even though Vattenfall yesterday informed it made a final investment decision to build the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), this did not mark an end of the fight against the project for Donald Trump, whose company Trump International Golf Links said it will file “formal written objections” in an effort to stop the project’s construction.  Trump plans to start another […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 March 2012

    As part of his struggle against the proposed wind farm off his £1bn luxury golf resort in Aberdeenshire, the US businessman Donald Trump wrote a letter to Mr. Salmond, saying he would be known as “the man who destroyed Scotland.” “Do you want to be known for centuries to come as ‘Mad Alex – the […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Scottish Court of Session has rejected Trump’s objection to a planned GBP 230 million offshore wind farm. The U.S. billionaire claims that the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeenshire would ruin the view from his golf course at Menie. Lord Doherty said that he was “not persuaded that it could be fairly […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Donald Trump has taken the fight against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) project to the Supreme Court in London, which held a hearing today.  After losing a couple of times in the Scottish courts, the Trump Organization decided to file a lawsuit against the 11-turbine project to the UK’s Supreme Court, saying that it was “impossible to have […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    High voltage engineering specialist EDS HV Group (EDS) has been awarded a three-year operations and maintenance contract for Vattenfall’s Blackdog Substation at the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Scotland. The scope of the contract will see EDS, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, provide substation management services, including inspections and maintenance of […]

  • 27 January 2012

      Donald Trump has received support from two big players in his fight to block the offshore wind farm development in Aberdeen bay. The Scottish Golf Union, Aberdeen City and Shire Hotel Association joined one of the oldest golf clubs in the world saying that the wind farm could have a negative effect on the […]

  • 18 January 2012

      Donald Trump said that he will scrape hotel and housing plans for a golf resort if the government approves an offshore wind farm off the coast of Aberdeenshire, reports Bloomberg. He will not go ahead with the plans if the „ugly industrial park“ will have ruined his golf course. On 1st August 2011, Vattenfall, […]

  • 23 February 2012

    While the Scottish Parliament’s economy, energy and tourism committee is considering to invite Donald Trump to give “wind farm evidence“, the US tycoon is giving his support to the anti-wind farm group. The tycoon’s staff, based at Trump Towers in New York, will be working on a daily basis with Communities Against Turbines Scotland (Cats), […]

  • 15 February 2012

      After writing a letter addressed to First Minister Alex Salmond, Donald Trump launched another attack on SNH and VisitScotland over wind farm plans in Aberdeen bay, reports BBC. In his letter, Trump stressed that they were „pathetic“ for not acting against wind turbines. Last month, Trump stopped the work on a hotel and the […]

  • 17 May 2013

      American billionaire Donald Trump is taking European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre’s (EOWDC) development plan to court, writes the Associated Press. Namely, Trump is opposing this renewable energy development because, as he said, they will ruin the view from his luxury golf resort. The Trump Organization said Thursday it has lodged a petition with Scotland’s […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Donald Trump is going to fight European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) again at the Scottish Court of Session, local media report.  Following last year’s rejection by the court, Mr Trump’s team filed an appeal, which is scheduled to be heard tomorrow and on Thursday. The U.S. billionaire claims that the EOWDC, comprising 11 wind turbines […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Authorities

    A hearing for the case of Donald Trump against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) project has been scheduled to take place on November 12, according to BBC Scotland. Earlier this year, Mr. Trump has filed a legal complaint against the development of the project and his lawyers will now make their best to […]

  • 23 January 2012

    Plans for the offshore wind farm in Aberdeen Bay have been given considerable support, reports STV. Earlier this month, upon opposing the proposed wind farm, Donald Trump put on hold the hotel and housing plans for his golf resort. He said that he would not go ahead with the plans if the „ugly industrial park“ […]

  • 3 October 2012

    Donald Trump yesterday lost the support from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) Scotland and Ministry of Defence (MoD) in his battle against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), the Daily Record says. Mr. Trump is fighting against the offshore wind turbines, claiming that the project would damage the view from […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a conditional agreement for the supply of turbines to an undisclosed offshore wind project.

  • 30 January 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Aberdeen councilors are going to discuss the Aberdeen coastline plans for 11 wind turbines, reports stv. Donald Trump stands hard against that project. He has delayed his luxury project at Balmedie, until his requests for stopping the project are fulfilled. The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre has received about 400 letters of support and just […]

  • 28 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Members of one of the oldest golf club in the world will make a decision regarding a proposed wind farm offshore Aberdeen. Royal Aberdeen Golf Club director Ronnie Macaskill said that he expects the decision to be made in January. The European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre is being developed by Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd […]

  • 13 February 2013

    The Trump Organisation executive vice president George Sorial has confirmed that Donald Trump will stop the proposed European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) from being built close to his golf resort by filing an appeal to any approval of the project. “It will be many years before we have exhausted the appeals process, which we […]