Norway's energy minister hinted this week that a second incarnation of the Hywind Scotland floating wind project would be welcomed off the Scandinavian country's coast.
While outlining the Scottish Government planned £54.5 million fund to tackle fuel poverty, first minister Nicola Sturgeon said today that Scotland needs to "capture the economic benefits" that renewable energy offers.
The expanding network of giant windmills in the North Sea -- the largest such collection in the world -- is turning into a windfall for some bankers helping institutional investors acquire a piece of Europe’s renewable-energy market.
Data released today by wind energy policy group, Wind Europe, has recorded a 25% increase in offshore wind in 2017, with the UK a significant contributor to the growth.
A project run by German-American company, Younicos, aimed at delivering a 1MW energy storage system to Hywind will install batteries that ‘learn’.
The first turbine for Statoil's Hywind project was pulled into the Buchan Deep off Peterhead yesterday.
Bardot Group has been awarded a contract to supply buoyancy modules for Statoil's Hywind project in the UK.
Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has netted a contract for the provision of transportation services on Statoil's Hywind project.
Statoil said yesterday the groundbreaking renewable technology it is bringing to Scotland has the potential to supply the entire world with clean energy. It comes a day after the Scottish Government approved the Norwegian energy giant’s £180million plan to install the world’s first floating wind farm off the coast of Aberdeenshire. Statoil said the technology boasts a number of practical and environmental advantages over fixed turbine wind farms.