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  • 29 November 2019

    Crown Estate Scotland has confirmed the timeline for the launch of the ScotWind leasing round for offshore wind projects. Crown Estate Scotland has confirmed that the launch of ScotWind will take place after the publication of Marine Scotland’s draft Sectoral Marine Plan (SMP) as announced in September. Applicants will be able to complete registration shortly after […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland is planning to officially launch the ScotWind seabed leasing round for offshore wind projects in spring as previously stated, despite COVID-19. Crown Estate Scotland emphasized it will ensure that any such launch fully adheres to the relevant government guidance on preventing the spread of the virus. “Clearly, we are aware that the […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore wind developers who want to participate in the ScotWind Leasing will have to provide a Supply Chain Development Statement laying out the anticipated level and location of supply chain impact from each phase of their proposed project, Crown Estate Scotland said. These commitments will then be formally incorporated into each ScotWind agreement and updated […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland has wrapped up the preparation of ScotWind leasing documentation. The authority is now working with the Scottish Government to finalise and formally launch the ScotWind offshore wind leasing round. The ScotWind documentation includes the leasing launch pack and an engagement document for the proposed Supply Chain Development Statement (SCDS). The launch set […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Macquarie, through its Green Investment Group (GIG), and Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG) have joined forces to bid for the development of an offshore wind project at the upcoming ScotWind leasing round. “By partnering right at the genesis of development, we’re making our earliest commitment in UK offshore wind so far”, said Ed Northam, Head […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Scotland is considering plans to add up to 10GW of new offshore wind capacity, according to the recently released Draft Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy (2019). This draft plan identifies 17 areas, so-called Draft Plan Options (DPOs), split across five regions. The DPOs cover an area of 14,646 km2, including deepwater sites, and […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Crown Estate Scotland has appointed global engineering and consultancy firm Arup as specialist reviewers for ScotWind, the new leasing round for offshore wind projects.

  • 31 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ideol and Elicio have partnered ahead of Crown Estate Scotland’s upcoming offshore wind leasing round to offer to co-develop floating wind farms off Scotland. On October 31, the two companies informed that they were preparing a joint offer for ScotWind leasing, adding that they aim to co-develop floating wind projects with the highest level of local added-value. “Combining […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland has delayed the launch of the ScotWind offshore wind leasing round until after the publication of Marine Scotland’s draft Sectoral Marine Plan (SMP). This means that instead of the planned launch in October, ScotWind will be opened as soon as is practical following the publication of the draft SMP, expected this Autumn. According to Crown Estate Scotland, […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Crown Estate Scotland has decided it will launch the next round of offshore wind leasing in Scottish waters in July 2019 at the earliest. The decision comes despite the announcement in November 2018 that the leasing round will be launched in April at the earliest. According to Crown Estate Scotland, the final timing of the […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Scotland’s new leasing round for offshore wind projects is likely to fully launch in October, according to Crown Estate Scotland. This means that the new leasing round, to be called ScotWind Leasing, will then be open for submitting applications for developments. Crown Estate Scotland said there will also be a pre-launch in July, which will provide […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG), a new Scottish company in the offshore wind market, is planning to participate in the ScotWind leasing round. RIDG has revealed it is working towards the next round of offshore wind in Scotland due to be launched by The Crown Estate Scotland after the publication of Marine Scotland’s draft Sectoral Marine […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Edinburgh-headquartered Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG) has expanded its team with two hires in preparation for the ScotWind offshore wind seabed leasing round in Scotland. Isla Robb will lead on RIDG’s Supply Chain and Skills as an Associate Director, working to ensure that the RIDG approach to project delivery is innovative, commercially competitive, and maximises […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland has launched the ScotWind seabed leasing round for offshore wind projects. Investors and developers can now register interest in obtaining an option agreement with Crown Estate Scotland, which can then lead to the signing of leases for areas to be outlined as suitable in the Scottish Government’s Sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy.   As part of […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland has published an update on proposals for new offshore wind leasing in Scotland’s waters which could start in April 2019 at the earliest.

  • 1 November 2019

    The UK Government should use the Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction framework to create a specific pot of funding for innovative technologies like floating wind, according to a report released by RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables. This will secure an increase in new capacity from 32MW now to up to 2GW by 2030, making floating wind […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Crown Estate Scotland has released the details on ScotWind, the new leasing round for offshore wind projects, so developers can begin preparing project proposals. The near-final documentation released in this pre-launch phase includes some of the proposed steps and processes which are currently close to completion, Crown Estate Scotland said. Developers can access documents to […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Naval Energies has joined the DeepWind offshore wind cluster as part of its strategy to offer floating wind technology in the Scottish market. The French offshore renewable energy technology developer said it aims to join in the development of the floating wind sector in Scotland and offer its semi-submersible floater. “Naval Energies, a strategic player in floating […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Engineering consultancy Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) is setting up an office in Edinburgh to support the Scottish offshore wind sector. “Scotland is home to many offshore wind development companies and is spearheading floating wind in the UK,” said Katherine Phillips, OWC’s UK country manager. ”Furthermore, with the planned launch of ScotWind and its likely inclusion of […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Grid Connection

    One offshore substation platform with two 230,000-volt power lines is appropriate to transmit to shore every 500-700 megawatts of wind-generated electricity constructed off the coast of Virginia, a study done at Dominion Virginia Power’s request recommends. The report, completed by ABB Power Systems Consulting, evaluated the offshore transmission options to support future projects and built […]

  • 28 August 2012

    Two tidal energy and two wave power developers have entered into the race for Scotland’s £10 million Saltire Prize as the competition’s Grand Challenge phase begins. Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon welcomed senior representatives of the four teams to a Grand Challenge launch event in Orkney, where MeyGen was unveiled as the fourth Saltire Prize […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The focus is offshore when it comes to renewable energy in Scotland, but the Scots figure that to really get the most out of the wind… By Pete Danko ( earthtechling ) [mappress] Source: earthtechling, December 21, 2011

  • 5 June 2013

    Deepwater Wind has issued the following statement on U.S. Department of The Interior’s final sale notice for offshore wind energy off Rhode Island and Massachusetts shores: “We are pleased that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is proceeding with the leasing process and that BOEM took into account the concerns raised by the State […]

  • 25 April 2012

    93% of Scots polled are either more supportive or their views unchanged by Trump’s comments on wind power. Poll also suggests 85% of Scots surveyed believe Scottish Government should place little or no weight on Donald Trump’s views when making decisions about energy policy The majority of people polled in a YouGov survey in Scotland […]

  • 3 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a letter addressed to First Minister Alex Salmond, Donald Trump said that international investors no longer see Scotland as a safe place to invest and that 83 percent of Scots consider wind farms as a “blot” on the landscape, reported Bloomberg. Trump said that Salmond is destroying Scotland’s independence and economy with his plan […]

  • 26 May 2010

    SCOTS are more in favour of using wind farms than nuclear power stations to produce electricity, a poll commissioned by EDF Energy has shown [mappress] Source: Scotsman, May 25, 2010;