Europe’s largest salmon research project has received a £300,000 funding boost from a north-east company.
Moray east wind farm
Developers behind a major offshore wind farm project in the Moray Firth have taken another step towards delivering first power.
The last hold-out from a group of north-east landowners objecting to a wind farm developer’s attempts to buy a chunk of their land have agreed terms with Moray Offshore Wind Farm (East) Ltd.
The amount of power that can be generated from the Moray East Wind Farm is significantly more than quoted and 'very much a conservative estimate', according to a spokesman for the project.
Moray (East) Wind Farm has come under scrutiny from a new report for the significant drop in their Contract for Difference (CfD) strike price from the first to second phase of the CfD auctions.
Outer Moray Firth based wind farm, Moray East' has announced MHI Vestas as the preferred supplier of turbines for the 950MW development.
Geosea has been named as the supplier for the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) for the Moray East Wind Farm development.
A new report released by Aurora Energy Research has claimed that the UK Government has underestimated the amount of subsidy it will have to pay to UK wind farms by £80million per annum, including Moray East Wind Farm in northern Scotland.