The consortium behind the Stromar floating wind development off the north-east coast of Scotland has appointed a new director to head up the project.
Representatives for Shetland’s fishing industry say they are being ignored in the drive to develop new wind farms off the islands, and took aim at the latest ScotWind clearance round.
Reaping the multibillion-pound rewards of ScotWind requires "rapid" investment in Scottish ports, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.
More ScotWind projects are to be offered seabed agreements off Shetland as part of Crown Estate Scotland’s clearing process.
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Scotland's energy secretary has said there is no time to waste in getting the Scottish carbon capture and storage (CCS) cluster the green light.
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The Orkney-based European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has kicked off a new research programme in partnership with the West of Orkney wind farm, as part of a broader £140 million supply chain commitment.
National Grid's plans to build sufficient transmission to help reach the UK’s 50GW offshore wind target have been welcomed by industry, but some have warned significant ScotWind capacity has so far been omitted.
Plans have been approved for a giant £300 million factory to produce the bases for offshore wind turbines in Teesside.
Sir Ian Wood has said it is unlikely that the UK supply chain will take more than 20% of the major fabrication work in the early wave of ScotWind contracts.
The Scottish Government has set out updated spending plans for the next parliament, promising an increase of more than half a billion pounds of investment to drive down greenhouse gas emissions and build climate resilience.
‘This shouldn’t be acceptable’: Supply chain leaders warn Scotwind buildout will go abroad without cohesive strategy
Offshore wind sector suppliers have called on the industry to work together to secure opportunities for the domestic supply chain, and criticised projects for which work has already been sent abroad.
Shell and Scottish Power have announced they are exploring a new plan to develop floating offshore wind skills in Aberdeen.
The CEO of Scottish Power has called for the creation of a “head of ScotWind” to oversee the multi-billion pound development process.
BP has announced plans to invest £18 billion in the UK energy system by 2030, with the North Sea at its heart, days after calls were once again raised for an oil and gas windfall tax.
There are concerns that the rest of the world could again reap the lion’s share of the benefits from Scotland’s renewables boom.
ScotWind pledges ranked: SSE, BP and Shell lead the way as winners set out billions for Scotland’s supply chain
Offshore wind developers have set out their intention to invest billions in Scotland’s supply chain in the coming years.
A former government minister has called on the SNP to use a recent £700 million windfall from the ScotWind round to buy up land across Scotland to protect it from the new “green lairds”.
Crown Estate Scotland has confirmed that all 17 successful ScotWind applicants now have option agreements in place.
Successful bidders including SSE Renewables and BlueFloat Energy have signed option agreements with Crown Estate Scotland (CES) for floating offshore wind sites secured as part of the ScotWind auction round.
Shell has revealed the proportion of local content it is aiming to use to build two major wind farms off the coast of Scotland.
ScotWind will present a valuable learning experience for the emergent floating wind sector and the supply chain, but expectations must be managed carefully, according to one marine engineering consultancy.
Crown Estate Scotland (CES) has issued its second statement to ensure that winners of the ScotWind offshore leasing round are complying with sanctions on Russia.