HRH the Duke of Rothesay opened Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm in Wick yesterday, calling it an “engineering feat”.
Beatrice wind farm
Nigg Energy Park, in Easter Ross, is gearing up for its role in the construction of the £2.6billion Beatrice offshore windfarm.
Energy service giant Subsea 7 said renewables contracts had helped the company lift its revenues in 2017.
Windfarm bosses have insisted that a multimillion pound windfarm off the coast of Caithness will be a boon in terms of jobs and money.
Beatrice Offshore Wind Limited is has made its first round of awards to support transformational projects in Caithness, Sutherland and Moray from its new £6million Beatrice Community Fund.
More than 120,000 tonnes of steelwork are currently in fabrication across the UK, Europe and Asia for the Beatrice offshore wind farm, its developer SSE has said.
Doom-mongers who warned of the North Sea’s demise got their predictions all wrong, an industry boss has said.
A boost for jobs at a fabrication yard on Lewis was welcomed as “excellent news” after its owner won a £100million contract.