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offshore windfarms

Oil & Gas

Wind power boost

Researchers at Strathclyde University are aiming to help Scotland to meet its ambitious renewable energy targets by improving the performance of offshore windfarms, following investment from Scottish Enterprise.

Oil & Gas

DONG files for Danish windfarm

THE race for wind-power supremacy in the North Sea has taken a further step with DONG Energy of Denmark submitting a binding tender to the Danish Energy Agency for the concession to build a 400-megawatt offshore windfarm off the Danish island of Anholt, in the Kattegat.

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.

Oil & Gas

Future of fabrication yards blowing in wind

I have recently completed a study of new market opportunities for the former oil fabrication yard at Nigg, in Easter Ross. Brown and Root stopped building offshore platforms and modules there in 2003, since when the facilities have only been used by other companies on a very small scale.