offshore wind turbines

Oil & Gas

6MW UK turbine trial

DONG Energy has received UK consent to test two next-generation offshore wind turbines at its Gunfleet Sands site in south-east England. It is the first time that the Siemens 6MW turbine will be tested offshore and DONG Energy's first demonstration project in Britain.

Renewables/Energy Transition

Doosan praised after meeting


Finance Secretary John Swinney met bosses from engineering giant Doosan Power Systems yesterday after the firm's decision to scrap plans to develop offshore wind turbines in Scotland came to light.


Why Trump is very wrong

I really wanted to write about shale gas economics and practicalities this month because there's a lot that needs saying. However, I'm really going to have to sort this bloke Donald Trump out because he seems to be under the strange delusion that a golf course is more important than Scotland's industrial future.

Oil & Gas

Magnificent seven consortia chosen

Seven concepts out of 100 submissions have been shortlisted as part of a multimillion-pound Carbon Trust competition to find wind turbine foundation designs suitable for deeper sea water conditions (30-60m) where the next generation of offshore windfarms will be built.