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The first two suction bucket jacket foundations for Vattenfall's European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) have arrived at Peterhead Port, UK.
Boskalis has awarded Peterhead Port Authority with a contract to harbour the suction bucket jacket foundations for the 11-turbine European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, Scotland.
A new £350,000 storage facility has opened at Peterhead, as part of Peterhead Port Authority’s ambitious plans for its Smith Quay development. The storage base, which covers 8,000 square metres, provides additional working space to support vessel activities at the port’s £35million deepwater berth, the Smith Quay. The Smith Embankment Project, which incorporates a 200 […]
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.
Nexans has commenced the first installation campaign of two export cables for the Beatrice offshore wind farm. The project's notice to mariners states that the works have been set to start around 28 September.
In association with NorSea Group (UK) Ltd., Montrose Port Authority, a support and service hub for the energy sector, has participated in the Hywind Scotland offshore wind project in the North Sea, the companies’ first in this sector.
The Crown Estate has granted an agreement for lease to Statoil for the next phase of its Hywind project, which will be located at a site in Buchan Deep, approximately 20-30 km off the coast of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. This 30MW scheme is set to be the largest floating wind project announced to date in Europe […]
At a media briefing in Inverness, Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd published a report detailing the work it has undertaken over the past year to develop plans for 1 500MW offshore wind generation in the Outer Moray Firth. The power will be generated by offshore wind turbines, capable of delivering up to 7MW each,. These utilise […]
Floating crane Asian Hercules III has arrived to Peterhead Port to transfer and install suction bucket foundations on Vattenfall's European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).
Wind turbine number three and foundation number five are being installed on the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, with the northern cable installation also ongoing, Vattenfall, the owner and developer of the wind farm said.
The floating crane Asian Hercules III has installed the first of eleven suction bucket jacket foundations on Vattenfall's European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, Scotland.
The Provost of Aberdeenshire, Councillor Jill Webster, has attended a major conference on offshore wind technology to help raise the profile of what this area has to offer. The Scottish Renewables Offshore Wind & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition is the largest event of its type ever seen in Scotland. The event, which features around […]
Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, has become one of several businesses that form the new Peterhead Energy Hub (PEH). The port of Peterhead is a major strategic gateway to the North Sea for the oil and gas industry, and various suppliers and contractors have been invited to join the Peterhead Energy Hub […]
By Mr. Javier Lanfranchi – Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Nobody can deny that the demand of more energy is increasing on a global scale. Over the last two decades we’ve seen different solutions to tackle this issue where renewable energy stands out mainly because of the need to reduce the impact fuels have in […]
By Jon Harman, Head of Renewable Energy and Portfolio Director, New Energy Update Floating offshore wind may still be in the demonstration phase, but the success of early pilot schemes and the plunging prices of fixed foundation machines mean investors are already eyeing the vast new markets the technology will open. According to the latest […]
Equinor and Masdar have installed the Batwind battery system at the Hywind Scotland floating wind farm, which represents the first ever battery for offshore wind.
Wood has deployed the first scanning LiDAR (light detection and ranging) devices on two floating wind turbines at the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park located 25 kilometres off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
The 30MW Hywind Scotland, the world's first commercial-scale floating wind farm, performed better than expected in its first three full months in production, Statoil, the operator of the wind farm said.
Marine Scotland has awarded a contract to ABPmer to prepare the necessary scoping documents to support the development of floating wind and/ or other possible deep water technologies in Scottish waters.
As the Trump Administration issued the draft proposal for the 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program on 4 January, the move to make more than 90% of OCS available for oil and gas exploration and production saw opposition from several U.S. coastal states, including those that want more renewable energy in their future.
Norwegian energy company Statoil has awarded a contract to Younicos to deliver a 1MW battery system that will be connected to Hywind Scotland, the world's first commercial floating wind farm.
Hywind Scotland, the first floating wind farm in the world, has started delivering electricity to the Scottish grid and the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon officially opened the wind farm on 18 October.
Statoil is currently testing the five Siemens wind turbines on the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world's first commercial floating wind farm.
Royal Boskalis Westminster's Offshore Energy division reported an operating result (EBIT) of EUR 36.1 million for the first six months of 2017, a 66.5% decrease compared with an EBIT of 107.7 million reported during the same period a year earlier.
To remind you of just how interesting the first half of 2017 was, the Offshore WIND editorial staff compiled a list of the most read articles published during first six months of this year. Even though the industry has been notably active since the beginning of July as well, our team has decided to set the time parameter to end with 30 June and thus provide a new overview in addition to our annual Offshore ReWIND.
All five Siemens 6MW wind turbines for the Hywind Scotland wind farm have been mounted on their respective floating foundations off Stord, Norway, Statoil reports.