Scotland's biggest offshore wind projects could ultimately suffer from being too far from major areas of UK demand, according to a market research analyst.
Beatrice Offshore Windfarm
Scotland's biggest wind farm was opened yesterday by the Duke of Rothesay in Wick, in the north-east of the country.
Energy firm SSE has written to the UK Government asking it to increase its cap on the offshore wind power allowance.
A director of Moray Offshore Renewables claimed last night that the new £12 million deal with Global Energy Group (Geg) could herald a “significant pipeline” of offshore wind work in the Highlands.
Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm project is set to create close to 100 full-time jobs once complete.
A Scottish renewables trade body boss has admitted that the vote to leave the European Union came at an inopportune moment for the sector.
A new UK Government-pledged deal for the offshore wind industry could swell the number of north-east jobs in the sector.
Major employers in the Highlands have called for local and national government to “grasp the opportunity” to make the Moray Firth a renewables hub.
Scottish energy giant SSE is seeking a bigger slice of the renewables pie with the creation of a new business.
Ofgem said it has opened tender for ownership of the transmision link connecting the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm (BOWF) to shore.
Beatrice Offshore Windfarm has agreed a deal with Manchester firm Granada Material Handling for 84 installed crane units.
Watch as Nexans loads a section of cable for the upcoming Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm onto its Skagerrak ship for the journey across the North Sea.
Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm project manager, Steve Wilson, has confirmed that energy generation is expected to begin in July 2018.
Belgian helicopter operator NHV Group has tied up its second North Sea contract in just three weeks.
A Fife-headquartered fabrication company said a contract for wind turbine jackets and piles had enabled it to hire 71 more workers at its site on the Isle of Lewis.
A multi-million contract to deliver the Beatrice offshore windfarm has been awarded to Global Energy Group's Nigg fabrication yard on the Cromarty Firth.
News that the consortium of developers led by SSE have committed the final £2.6billion investment decision for the 588MW 84-turbine Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland has been welcomed by politicians.