Scottish Government announces Stage 2 projects under the Strategic Investment Model
floating offshore wind (FLOW)
In May last year, the UK’s Global Underwater Hub (GUH) set a hare running in London with the shocking revelation that 85% of insurance claims associated with offshore wind claims stemmed from power cable failures.
The challenges and opportunities facing the global subsea sector are being likened to space exploration as companies push the boundaries of what's possible in Earth's final, 'blue' frontier.
A new group has been set up to make sure Scotland’s energy supply chain companies benefit from new floating offshore wind projects in Scotland and the UK.
Floating offshore wind turbines are the technological growth area for the offshore wind industry. Though the first industrial scale prototype was built in 2009, floating offshore wind (FLOW) is rapidly moving towards large-scale commercialisation.