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ScottishPower Renewables has partnered with Cambridge-based Aveillant, part of the Thales Group, to test a new radar system that aims to safeguard the UK’s offshore wind industry.
ScottishPower Renewables is holding public information days in March regarding the development of the East Anglia Two and East Anglia One North offshore wind projects.
ScottishPower Renewables has awarded major contracts to two Great Yarmouth based companies, Seajacks and Gardline, for work on their global pipeline of offshore wind farms.
ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult will work together to prioritise SPR’s innovation needs for its portfolio of offshore wind projects, and identify the high growth UK companies with the potential solutions to solve these challenges.
James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) won the ScottishPower Renewables Best Offshore Wind Award at the 2016 East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) awards held at Dunston Hall, Norwich, on 14 September. The award, which is presented to the company who had made the biggest contribution to the offshore renewable sector in the previous 12 months, recognised JFMS’s contributions […]
JBA Consulting has teamed up with ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and the Met Office to apply its metocean forecasting and planning tool, ForeCoast Marine, to two of SPRs’ offshore wind farms. The tool will be used at the Wikinger offshore wind farm to inform and help manage live metocean risks during the installation process. It will also […]
ScottishPower Renewables has confirmed that they will not be taking forward their lease option to develop the Argyll Array Offshore Windfarm in the near future. The company has stated that the project may be viable to reconsider as offshore wind technology develops in the longer term, but estimates that will not be within the next […]
In the following video, CEO of ScottishPower Renewables Keith Anderson talks about the development of Offshore wind, including the West of Duddon Sands OWF, which recently entered in construction stage following the installation of the project’s offshore substation on site: [mappress] Offshore WIND Staff, May 28, 2013; Image: ScottishPower
Belfast Harbour has handed over its new £50m offshore wind terminal to DONG Energy and ScottishPower Renewables. The terminal, the first purpose-built offshore wind installation and pre-assembly harbour in the UK or Ireland, will be used as a hub to help service a market valued in excess of £100bn. Up to 300 jobs are expected […]
The development of the Argyll Array offshore wind farm will be paused for a year, according to an update by ScottishPower Renewables (SPR), published on the website of the campaigning group No Tiree Array. In its update on the project, SPR says the following: ScottishPower Renewables has put the development of the Argyll array windfarm […]
ScottishPower Renewables is to help fund courses at Dumfries and Galloway College and Ayr College that will allow students to gain industry recognised qualifications and help them on their way to becoming wind turbine technicians. The company’s funding and support will aid the introduction of courses in 2013. For more than 2 years ScottishPower Renewables […]
Project managers from ScottishPower Renewables met today with more than 90 potential suppliers in Dunstaffnage near Oban as the renewable energy company progresses with its plans to develop a tidal power array in The Sound of Islay, potentially the first of its kind in the world. ScottishPower Renewables was granted permission to install up to […]
ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall have today awarded contracts worth over £17m for the fabrication, installation and operation of two weather monitoring stations for the 7200MW East Anglia offshore Wind zone off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. The contracts have been awarded to Aberdeen based Wood Group, with Steel Engineering of Renfrewshire being awarded the key […]
ScottishPower Renewables has committed to a £10,000 annual investment in skills training and education for Tiree people to help gain qualifications linked to employment in renewable energy. The Tiree Renewable Energy Skills, Education and Training (RESET) Fund will be used to provide financial support to eligible candidates pursuing post-school education or training and was developed […]
Intertek METOC, a specialist marine consultancy, has been selected by ScottishPower Renewables, an Iberdrola company, to provide modelling, survey support and marine expertise for offshore wave and tidal resource assessment. The recent ROC (Renewable Obligation Credits) banding review has already started to provide a favourable investment climate for wave and tidal energy technology. This, combined […]
DONG Energy and ScottishPower Renewables, part of the Iberdrola Group, have decided to go ahead with the construction of the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea in a 50/50-partnership. The total cost of construction is up to GBP 1.6 billion (approx. DKK 14 billion), which includes the cost to […]
ScottishPower Renewables (SPR), part of the world’s largest wind power company Iberdrola*, has become the first developer in the UK to achieve one gigawatt (GW) of electricity production capacity from wind power. The milestone was achieved after the company officially opened Arecleoch (120MW) and Mark Hill (56MW) windfarms in South Ayrshire. SPR now has […]
The Scottish Government today (Thursday 17th March) approved ScottishPower Renewables’ plans to develop a 10MW tidal power array in The Sound of Islay on Scotland’s west coast. The project, the first of its kind in the world, envisages generating enough renewable electricity to power the equivalent of the whole island. It is also the first […]
Plans for a massive offshore windfarm that could bring a major economic boost to the East Coast and create hundreds of new jobs are going... (advertiser24) [mappress] Source: advertiser24, July 21, 2010;
RenewableUK Board of Directors has yesterday elected Andrew Jamieson, ScottishPower Renewables Regulation and Markets Director, as the new Chairman of the UK’s leading renewable energy trade association. Maria McCaffery, RenewableUK’s Chief Executive, said: “Andrew Jamieson is a hugely respected industry executive and a true champion of renewable energy. As Chairman of RenewableUK Andrew will be […]
ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall, the developers of the East Anglia offshore windfarm zone, have awarded local company, Gardline Hydro from Great Yarmouth, a multi million pound contract to conduct seabed surveys on the first section of the site. Gardline Hydro will complete extensive geo-physical surveys of one section of the development site and correlate crucial […]
ScottishPower Renewables has announced Grove Wood, Friston, as the most appropriate location for development of the onshore substations required for its East Anglia Two and East Anglia One North offshore wind farms.
Manor Renewables Energy (MRE) has taken workspace at OrbisEnergy, Lowestoft, Suffolk, as their headquarters for operations at the Galloper offshore wind farm.
ScottishPower has officially opened its new headquarters in Glasgow in the presence of Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon.
The ScottishPower Foundation has selected four students who will receive fully funded postgraduate scholarship places at the University of East Anglia (UEA), following a rigorous interview process which also involved offshore wind farm developer ScottishPower Renewables and Professor Lawrence Coates, Head of Engineering at UEA. With funding donated to the ScottishPower Foundation from ScottishPower Renewables, […]