The last of the 11 turbines for a major wind farm project off the coast of Aberdeen has been installed.
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Nearly 100 Scottish contracts have been awarded as part of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) project off the north-east coast.
Vattenfall, developer of the Aberdeen bay wind farm, confirmed at a public consultation yesterday that the project will boast the world’s tallest and most powerful turbines upon completion.
A huge transformer built for a wind farm off Aberdeen was due to arrive in the north-east last night.
Offshore windfarm developer to invest £150,000 locally for 20-year lifespan of European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC).
Doom-mongers who warned of the North Sea’s demise got their predictions all wrong, an industry boss has said.
A key contract for Vattenfall’s £300million-plus European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay has gone south of the border.
Subsea cable maker JDR has won a contract to supply equipment for a major wind farm project off the coast of Aberdeen.
Swedish energy firm Vattenfall has agreed to move into Aberdeen harbour to support the construction of Scotland’s largest offshore wind test and demonstration facility.
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.
A tally of investment projects in north-east has highlighted that the region will get an injection of £5billion in coming years and that it is "open for business".
The developer of a windfarm off the north-east coast has launched a £2.5million research programme into the environmental impact of offshore turbines.
The developer of a controversial wind farm off the coast of Aberdeen has dismissed claims it will not be able to fund the £230million project. Swedish energy firm Vattenfall said it is confident that cash reserves are in place for the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) testing and demonstration site, although an investment decision has yet to be taken on the scheme. Assurances came after Vattenfall announced the next step in the project. It said offshore survey group Fugro has started assessing the seabed in Aberdeen Bay ahead of the construction stage, which is slated to start in late 2017.
Offshore survey group Fugro has started assessing the seabed in Aberdeen bay ahead of the construction stage of a £230million wind farm project. Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Limited (AOWFL), the joint venture company behind the project, said the information gathered would help it design the foundations for the 11-turbine scheme. While an investment decision on the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) has yet to be taken, building work is slated to start in late 2017 ahead of first power in 2018, according to AOWFL.
The north-east of Scotland is in prime position to be catapulted to the fore of the world's fastest growing energy sector.