The developers of the Muir Mhòr floating wind project have opened a new supply chain portal, inviting potential suppliers to bid for over £12m in contracts.
Scotland Office Minister John Lamont has pledged to make sure a “spacial squeeze” in the North Sea is “effectively” managed amid fishing industry concerns over offshore wind farms.
Lack of government grant would put £350m cable factory from Sumitomo in doubt, says report.
Developers of the Stromar floating offshore wind farm have launched a buoy at its development site, kicking off a year-long monitoring campaign.
A washout of offshore wind in the latest Contract for Difference round is a wake-up call to government – but can issues be fixed to ensure Scotwind projects don’t founder?
“Drawing on the expertise of our international offices and Doris’ vision to make renewable energies possible, we look forward to partnering with BP to execute key projects in the BP offshore wind portfolio.”
A Scotwind project developer has announced the launch of a theatrical play as part of a drive to improve the public debate on energy.
A pair of ScotWind projects have combined, expanding the Arven development off Shetland.
Haventus is eyeing expansion in the UK, Europe and elsewhere, using Ardersier as a template.
Developers of the Caledonia wind farm in the Moray Firth have shared a new look at a Royal Navy wreck found during surveys of the site.
Melissa Read, who led the Shell UK offshore wind unit in a major expansion into Scotland, said by email that she has resigned.
The developers of the Buchan offshore wind project have awarded a suite of new contracts worth more than £1.5m to a trio of Scottish businesses.
Crown Estate Scotland, the body which manages seabed rights for offshore renewables, has announced Euan McVicar as its new chair.
Gillian Martin said offshore wind is “the greatest economic opportunity of recent times”.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Transmission has announced £10 billion of investment to support offshore wind in Scotland.
Morven is a 2.9GW ScotWind project set to be built in the E1 lease area, around 40 miles off the coast of Aberdeen.
Up to 2,000 people will be onsite during peak production, with one floater produced at Ardersier every week, BW Ideol said.
One of the developers behind a major Scottish floating wind project has shed light on the key role it played in persuading a cabling giant to build a factory in the Highlands.
A court has thrown out an offshore wind lawsuit for £400m in damages over a contested ScotWind seabed lease off Aberdeenshire.
A new process to help the Scottish supply chain prepare for the wave of work expected from the Scotwind leasing round is now open to applicants.
Kent has secured a contract to undertake pre-front-end engineering and design for the Morven wind project off Aberdeen.
TerraSond and Benthic have been awarded a combined geophysical and geotechnical survey contract for a pair of floating offshore wind sites secured in last year’s Scotwind auction.
Geophysical studies for two major offshore wind projects have got underway off the coast of Aberdeenshire and Orkney.
Developers of a massive offshore wind farm planned off the coast of Aberdeenshire have named it after Stonehaven’s distinctive coastal landmark, Bowdun Head.
It is now over a year since the ScotWind leasing process created the opportunity for an additional 27.6GW of offshore wind in Scottish waters. Of the 20 projects that came through the application process, 14 are set to use floating wind turbines, positioning Scotland as a world leader in this technology. Whilst the scale of the result was eye catching, the accompanying Scottish supply chain commitments of over £28bn was perhaps the most significant result.