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  • 22 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables has issued a contract notice seeking providers of geotechnical and geophysical services offshore the UK and Ireland. The offshore wind developer intends to sign a number of framework agreements that cover a range of geotechnical and geophysical services. The overall value of the framework agreements is EUR 78 million. The framework agreements will […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    SSE plc is consolidating the development, operation and ownership of its renewable energy assets in the UK and Ireland under a single entity.

  • 15 April 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    SSE Renewables has warned that the cost of offshore wind will not be the reason for the UK missing its target of 40 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030, but rather the significant barriers to deployment, many of which are increasing. The barriers the industry is currently facing range from consenting challenges, to grid […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables has taken a final investment decision to proceed with the Seagreen 1 offshore wind project which will now be taken forward together with the French energy major Total. Total and SSE Renewables have now entered into an agreement through which Total will take a 51 per cent stake in the GBP 3 billion […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables has appointed RPS as the lead consultant for offshore Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and shadow Habitat Regulation Appraisal (HRA) for Berwick Bank and Marr Bank offshore wind projects, formerly known as Seagreen 2 and 3. RPS will lead the development of the Berwick Bank and Marr Bank Scoping Reports, EIA Reports, HRA Screening […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    SSE Renewables has selected Arklow Harbour as the preferred location for the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the second phase of the Arklow Bank offshore wind farm. The developer has been assessing the Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour as possible locations for the project’s O&M base since early 2019. The Arklow Bank Wind Park Phase […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas has entered into a preferred supplier agreement with Seagreen Wind Energy Limited to supply and service up to 114 wind turbines for the Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland. Seagreen Wind Energy Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SSE Renewables, was awarded exclusive development rights by the Crown Estate for the Firth of Forth Zone […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 September 2019

    SSE Renewables has decommissioned the last remaining test turbine at the Hunterston National Offshore Turbine Test Facility in North Ayrshire, Scotland. Following six years of testing, the 6MW Siemens turbine was brought down to the ground in an operation by lead decommissioning contactors, Keltbray, and under the supervision of SSE Renewables. The operation involved a […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    SSE Renewables is holding Meet the Buyer events for its Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. SSE said the objective of the events is to enable businesses to gear up to bid for contracts, meet the Seagreen team, its principal contractors, and understand the opportunities on offer. The events will be held on 5 November in Inverness, […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ireland needs to install 1 GW of offshore wind energy capacity by 2025 if it is to meet the new Irish government’s target of 5GW of installed offshore wind by 2030, SSE Renewables said. Paul Cooley, Director of Capital Projects at SSE Renewables, told the Energy Ireland ‘Offshore Energy Conference’ that the new Coalition Government’s […]

  • 21 September 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The wpd group has acquired 100% of the shares of Butendiek Offshore Windpark Holding GmbH, Hamburg, from SSE Renewables Germany Holdings GmbH, Hamburg. The offshore wind farm Butendiek is located 34 km west of the Sylt Island in the North Sea and is one of the most advanced offshore wind farms in German waters. It […]

  • 15 February 2012

    SSE Renewables, the renewable energy development division of SSE, has received consent from North Ayrshire Council to construct an offshore wind turbine test facility at Hunterston in North Ayrshire. The facility will be Scotland’s first offshore wind turbine test site and will be an extension of SSE’s Glasgow-based Centre of Engineering Excellence for Renewable Energy […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Dogger Bank Wind Farms, which is developing what will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm when built, has unveiled GE Renewable Energy as its preferred turbine supplier. Under the new deal, GE Renewable Energy will supply Dogger Bank with the Haliade-X turbine, bringing the world’s most powerful wind turbine to the world’s largest wind […]

  • 17 January 2012

    Alstom and the leading Scottish marine developer SSE Renewables have signed a new joint venture agreement to develop the Costa Head Wave Project, an up to 200 Megawatts (MW) wave energy site located north of mainland Orkney, in The Crown Estate’s Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Strategic Area. Alstom and SSE Renewables will work together […]

  • 22 April 2011

    RTS has been awarded a Framework Agreement for the Turbine Blade Inspection Services for SSE Renewables in Ireland and Scotland.   (rts-international) [mappress] Source: rts-international, April 22, 2011;

  • 22 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Saipem revealed on 22 July that it won three contracts for offshore wind farms in Europe – Dogger Bank A and B, Seagreen, and Saint Brieuc – valued at more than EUR 90 million in total. With the Equinor-SSE Renewables join venture Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farms, Saipem inked a deal for the transportation and […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    SSE Renewables has awarded Certex UK with a contract for the inspection and maintenance of turbines at the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the agreement for 2020, Certex UK is in charge of inspecting and maintaining 140 Siemens 3.6MW turbines. According to the company, eight dedicated local engineers began the inspections […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Environment, Grid Connection

    Argyll and Bute Council’s planning committee has been recommended to give approval for SSE Renewables’ meteorological mast on Orsay Island at the next meeting to be held in August. However, Islay Community Council strongly opposes this decision because of the visual impact of the mast, the Scottish Express reports. The 200-foot high met mast will […]

  • 13 September 2019
    R&D, Technology

    SSE Renewables is set to conclude decommissioning of the Hunterston National Offshore Wind Turbine Testing Facility in Scotland with the controlled felling of the remaining turbine. The original intention was to dismantle the components of the Siemens 6MW turbine by crane. However, a suitable method of safely dismantling the turbine by crane could not be […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), the owner of the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm, has achieved a financial close on a refinancing of its senior debt facilities. The refinancing comprises primarily commercial bank debt and also includes an institutional tranche. Several of the project’s original lenders have remained in the refinancing and the project has […]

  • 30 July 2014

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), a joint venture partnership formed between SSE Renewables (75%) and Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (25%), announced that Wick Harbour is likely to become the future location of the Beatrice offshore wind farm Operation and Maintenance base (O&M). A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been finalised with Wick Harbour Authority and BOWL this week. Subject […]

  • 4 November 2011

      Citigroup said major players such as Perth firm SSE Renewables and ScottishPower should be ”extremely cautious” in their investment decisi… By Graham Huband (thecourier) [mappress] Source: thecourier, November 04, 2011

  • 28 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has been selected as the preferred supplier for the installation of foundations at the Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK. OHT’s new semi-submersible wind farm foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift will be used for the transport and installation of monopile foundations and transition pieces at Dogger Bank’s 1.2GW Creyke […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Grid Connection

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) has been granted permission to develop the onshore transmission works associated with connecting the development to the electricity network. The detailed planning application was submitted to The Moray Council in April 2015 on behalf of the BOWL partnership formed between SSE Renewables (50%), Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (25%) and Copenhagen […]