With the Crown Estate’s recent announcement of offshore wind leasing round four, there is a fantastic opportunity for offshore wind developers to get involved in the first leasing round of its type in more than 10 years.
Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group
Given Aberdeen’s long-established position as Europe’s leading energy hub and its global reputation for energy project delivery, the energy transition is set to have a major impact on the local supply chain.
On the east coast of the US, there is a hive of offshore wind activity.
An "exciting period" for north-east renewables is responsible for a spike in Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) membership, according to the chairwoman of the organisation.
This month, RenewableUK, Scottish Renewables and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) are joining forces to bring two events to the UK’s energy capital at the AECC in Aberdeen – Floating Offshore Wind 2018, and Cables 2018.
The developer of a wind farm off the north-east coast has drawn up a shortlist for a 3million euro (£2.6million) research programme into the environmental impact of offshore turbines.
Fugro has completed offshore works undertaken in preparation for full construction of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) at Aberdeen Bay.