A major wind farm could be utilised as a tourist attraction in the far north, a Highland councillor has said.
Construction of the onshore works for a Scottish offshore wind farm took a “purposefully slow step forward” over the weekend.
Scottish Enterprise has appointed global energy consultancy Xodus Group to the role of Offshore Wind Cluster Builder to develop and grow the offshore wind supply chain across Scotland.
The Global Energy Group (GEG) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate with a partnership planning a new floating wind development off the north-east coast.
A pair of offshore engineering specialists have revealed ambitious plans for a £10 billion floating wind project aimed at slashing emissions from UK oil and gas platforms.
Danish renewables giant Ørsted has successfully installed the first turbine for a major North Sea offshore wind farm.
SSE chief executive Alistair Phillips-Davies has outlined his confidence in a bigger domestic supply chain emerging alongside a fast-growing UK offshore wind energy industry.
UK offshore wind workers could soon be kept safe using a remotely operated search and rescue service.
Equinor has signed a collaboration agreement with two renewables companies to develop offshore wind in the North Sea.
With recent publicity surrounding offshore wind cable failures, Aberdeen-based Balmoral Comtec says its integrated cable protection stability system offers up to 75% reduction in subsea cable movement helping prevent irreversible damage.
BP has started a recruitment campaign for the people who will drive its expanding clean energy ambitions.
The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP), a business transformation programme, has launched its largest tranche of grant funding for UK supply chain companies in a package totalling £4.2 million.
A trade union claims it has uncovered a case of the minimum wage law being “flouted” in the UK offshore renewables sector.
An Orkney-based marine services company has set a course to double the size of its business thanks to £5.3m from lenders.
Calls have been made to curb wind farm construction around Loch Ness as more than 700 turbines may soon surround the popular tourist attraction.
One of the world’s biggest wind turbine makers Vestas Wind Systems A/S will hike its prices as the costs of steel and transportation increase amid a global commodities boom that’s contributing to a rising risk of inflation.
“Although we’ve had some massive successes and a number of projects have been able to get out of the blocks, deployment of offshore wind in Scotland has been slow,” says Adam Morrison, head of Ocean Wind’s (OW) Moray West Offshore Wind Farm.
The north coast of Sutherland is in danger of hosting an unprecedented “wall of turbines” if proposed wind farms are added to existing and approved ventures, a public local inquiry heard.
Global Energy Group is planning to develop a manufacturing cluster around the £100million fabrication plant it is proposing to build at its Port of Nigg facility on the shores of the Cromarty Firth.
A handful of Highland wind farms are expected to contribute almost half a billion pounds to the UK’s coffers across their lifespans.
Scotland’s lofty offshore wind aspirations could be stifled as companies jostle for position at the country’s ports, an industry expert has warned.
Amazon is to invest in a “major” Scottish offshore wind farm as it ramps up efforts to decarbonise its operations.
Developers behind a major Scottish offshore wind farm say they are still hopeful it will be completed on schedule, despite encountering difficulties.
A Scottish green energy supply chain firm is in contention to win a prestigious climate change award for its efforts to promote a circular economy.
Heerema Marine Contractors has signed a contract with Singapore's Sembcorp Marine to carry out work at a North Sea wind farm.