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  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Moray West offshore wind farm remains viable despite not having been selected in the UK’s third Contracts for Difference (CfD) allocation round, the project developer confirmed. The project team stated that it recognizes an opportunity for Moray West to be awarded a CfD in the next auction round in 2021 and would be on course to […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Highland Council’s North Planning Applications Committee has recommended that the Council raises an objection to the Moray West offshore wind farm, located next to the Moray East and Beatrice offshore wind farms.

  • 14 December 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) Ltd. has installed an EOLOS floating LiDAR buoy at the Moray West offshore wind farm site, located next to the Moray East and Beatrice offshore wind farms.

  • 17 June 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish Ministers have given marine consent for the construction and operation of the 850MW Moray West offshore wind project. This clears the way for the project to participate in the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction scheduled for this summer. If successful in the auction, the project could enter the construction phase in 2022. The […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has approved the acquisition of EDPR Offshore España by ENGIE and EDP Renovaveis. EDPR Offshore España is a Spain-headquartered subsidiary of the EDP Group active in the offshore wind industry globally. The company would be the exclusive vehicle of both parties for offshore wind farm activities worldwide. The European Commission has concluded […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Technology

    EOLOS has started fulfilling the floating LiDAR Stage 3 requirements of the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap, after having two separate full-year deployment campaigns, throughout which the LiDAR met Stage 3 Key Performance Indicators.

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    EDP Renewables and Engie have signed an agreement to create a co-controlled 50/50 joint-venture in fixed and floating offshore wind. The agreement follows the last year’s signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding to form a new entity as an exclusive vehicle of investment of EDPR and Engie for offshore wind opportunities worldwide. This alliance […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Environment

    Marine Scotland Science (MSS) and the University of Aberdeen (UoA) carried out a multi-disciplinary survey within the Moray Firth wind farm sites in June 2019. MSS colleagues and UoA postgraduate students set sail on the Alba na Mara to characterise the distribution of the prey species (fish schools, zooplankton patches) across the Smith Bank in […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Environment

    EDF Renewables, Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) Limited, Red Rock Power Limited, and SSE Renewables have provided a financial boost to ‘Seabirds Count’, the fourth national census of the UK’s breeding seabird populations. Thanks to equal funding contributions from the offshore wind developers, alongside support from government and conservation charities, the count is now set for […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Engie and EDP have signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a co-controlled 50/50 joint-venture (JV) in fixed and floating offshore wind. The new entity will be the exclusive vehicle of investment of EDP, through its subsidiary EDP Renewables (EDPR), and Engie for offshore wind opportunities worldwide and will become a global top 5 […]

  • 1 July 2019

    OffshoreWIND.biz brings you the ten most read offshore wind news in the month of June. BREAKING: France Reveals Dunkirk Tender Winner France has selected the consortium of EDF Renouvelables, innogy and Enbridge to construct and develop the Dunkirk offshore wind project. Dunkirk Strike Price Is EUR 44/MWh The Dunkirk offshore wind farm will deliver electricity […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Lithuania’s state-controlled energy holding company Ignitis Group has selected Ocean Winds as a strategic partner for the development of offshore wind farm projects. Ocean Winds, an offshore wind joint venture between Engie and EDPR, and Ignitis Group aim to jointly participate in the first auction for offshore wind in Lithuania which is expected in 2023. […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    EOLOS Floating LiDAR Solutions will provide two of its floating LiDARs for the New York Bight metocean campaign, for which NYSERDA just awarded contracts to Ocean Tech Services (OTS) and DNV GL. The Spanish company will supply the technology as part of its collaboration with the U.S.-based OTS. EOLOS said it is now working on the two […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), the joint venture partnership formed between SSE Renewables (75%) and Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (25%) has today been granted Planning Permission in Principle by The Moray Council’s Planning and Regulatory Services Committee to develop the onshore transmission works associated with connecting the offshore wind farm to the electricity grid. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has completed the manufacturing of the 220kV offshore export cable for the Beatrice wind farm, with the final section now en route to the offshore site in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.

  • 17 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The two vessels contracted to carry out the trenching along the export cable route for the Beatrice offshore wind farm project are expected to arrive in the Buckie harbour in Scotland this week and start mobilising for the project.

  • 31 October 2012

    Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), the joint venture partnership formed between SSE Renewables (75%) and Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (25%) has submitted an application to The Moray Council for planning permission in principle to develop the onshore transmission works associated with connecting the offshore wind farm to the electricity grid. The onshore transmission works associated […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas has reached a milestone for its V164 turbine model with the installation of the 200th unit. According to MHI Vestas, the milestone turbine has been installed at the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium. It is the fifth out of 44 8.4MW turbines to be installed at the 370MW project. Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus started […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Vessels

    Green Marine has expanded its fleet by recently purchasing a Damen Twin Axe 26m long crew transfer vessel named the Green Storm. The vessel will focus on servicing the offshore wind industry, providing transportation of personnel and cargo to offshore installations. The company said that the investment was made to meet the demands of the […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Members of the Buchan area committee raised no objections to request by Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd (MORL) on Tuesday. Namely, the offshore wind farm developer asked to proceed with work on New Deer substations earlier than planned, writes The Press and Journal. Last week MORL submitted a report to councillors as part of the applications. […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Jack-up vessel Bold Tern installed the eleventh MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbine on Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea on 26 May, which was the 100th MHI Vestas V164 turbine model to be installed worldwide. 

  • 17 May 2012
    Ports & Logistics

      Partrac continues to support the offshore wind sector through the delivery of oceanographic, environmental, geophysical and hydrographic coastal surveys. Some of Partrac’s greatest offshore wind survey achievements have been in long term metocean monitoring projects. The company has undertaken long term measurement campaigns at the Beatrice and MORL wind farm sites in the Moray […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    HRH Prince Charles of Wales officially opened the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Moray Firth, Scotland, on Monday, 29 July. Located 13 kilometres off the coast of Caithness in the North Sea, the 84-turbine Beatrice – the fourth largest offshore wind farm in the world – was completed in June 2019, following ten years of development and […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Red7Marine has recently completed a contract working on the Beatrice offshore wind farm project in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland.