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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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd (MORL) has announced intention to open consultation on the development of offshore wind on the remainder of its zone in the Outer Moray Firth off Scotland this month. In 2010, The Crown Estate awarded MORL development rights for offshore wind development in Zone 1 (Moray Firth). MORL split the site into […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Grid Connection

    NKT has completed the HVDC power cable system at the Caithness-Moray electricity transmission link in Scotland. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences NKT completed the turnkey project of the 320kV HVDC XLPE offshore and onshore power cable system covering a total transmission length of 160km. The company’s cable-laying vessel NKT Victoria made its […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    BiFab has won a contract by GeoSea to produce piles worth up to GBP 26.5 million for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project. The contract represents the first in less than a year since DF Barnes, a subsidiary of the Canadian JV Drive, acquired BiFab. According to DF Barnes, the win will create 82 jobs at […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    VBMS has signed a Preferred Bidder Agreement for the supply and installation of the inter-array cables for Moray Offshore Windfarm East (MOWE) off Scotland, the UK.

  • 29 July 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd is getting ready to deploy a jack-up vessel to carry out repair works on the company’s meteorological mast structure in Moray Firth, Scotland, Kis-Orca reports. The works will use the jack up vessel to install a ‘collar’ around the existing monopile structure directly above the gravity base caisson. The majority of the […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The UK leaving the European Union might delay the development of the Moray Firth offshore wind project in Scottish waters, Antonio Mexia, chief executive at Energias de Portugal (EDP), the company which is the owner and developer of the project, was reported by Reuters as saying. The uncertainties brought about by the Brexit vote could add further complexities […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    EOLOS has deployed its FLS200 floating LiDAR buoy in the waters where Wales’ first floating offshore wind farm, the 96 MW Erebus, will be built. The Spanish floating LiDAR supplier secured a contract for the Erebus project this summer with Blue Gem Wind, a joint venture between Ireland-based blue economy developer Simply Blue Energy and […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Boston Energy has secured a contract to support MHI Vestas during wind turbine pre-assembly operations on two offshore wind projects in the UK. Boston Energy will assist MHI Vestas on the 857 MW Triton Knoll and the 950 MW Moray East projects. These are due to commence later this year in Invergordon for Moray East […]

  • 1 May 2020

    Three Injured after CTV Hits Turbine at German Offshore Wind Farm Three persons were injured, one seriously, after a crew transfer vessel (CTV) allided with a wind turbine at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Vestas to Lay Off 400 People, Close Temporary Offshore Wind Facility Vestas will stop […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    James Fisher and Sons plc has secured a number of contract awards in the offshore renewable energy sector with a combined value of circa GBP 30 million. James Fisher has been awarded phase 2 of the unexploded ordinance work and boulder clearance, as well as met mast decommissioning at the East Anglia One offshore wind […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The offshore wind and cable activities delivered a substantially lower contribution to Boskalis’ Offshore Energy division in 2018, which was attributed to project-specific operational and contractual issues on certain projects, the company said. EBITDA from the Offshore Energy segment amounted to EUR 111.3 million in 2018, with an operating result of EUR 5 million. In 2017, […]