TotalEnergies’ (LON: TTE) chief executive has hailed the opening of the company’s UK Offshore Wind Hub in Aberdeen as being “symbolic” of its new strategy.
Plans have been officially unveiled for a new floating wind farm that could supply power to more than half of the homes in the Highlands.
Is it my imagination or are things looking up a bit on the renewables front here in Scotland?
Bosses at North Star have credited their Dogger Bank offshore wind contract with opening the door for securing future renewables work.
A lot has changed in the energy industry since David Rodger first worked for Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) more than a decade ago.
SSE Renewables, Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni) and Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have announced that up to £15 billion would be added to the Scottish economy by their proposed offshore wind projects in Scotland via the Crown Estate Scotland’s seabed leasing process.
A major Scottish consortium, featuring oil and gas supermajor TotalEnergies, has announced its ScotWind bid for an offshore wind project near Orkney.
Danish renewable energy giant Orsted plans to directly invest up to £12 billion in Scotland if it is successful with all five of its bids in the ScotWind offshore wind auction.
Ardersier Port Authority has signed a formal partnership deal with BW Ideol for manufacturing of floating offshore wind facilities.
Scotland’s cabinet secretary for energy and net zero says plans are in the pipeline for more offshore leasing rounds over the course of the current parliament.
Scotland could be in line for almost 4,000 green jobs if proposals for a floating offshore wind farm are rubber stamped.
Updated: Aker Offshore Wind promises ‘large early investment’ as part of planned 6GW north-east floating wind development
Ocean Winds (OW) and Aker Offshore Wind (AOW) have pledged to create thousands of high-skilled jobs in Scotland if they're given the green light to build what would be the UK’s largest floating offshore wind development off the north-east coast.
European players Deme Group, Aspiravi and Qair have formed the “Thistle Wind Partners” JV for a joint ScotWind bid.
Kishorn Port has unveiled its new “masterplan” to capitalise on Scotland’s upcoming offshore wind boom.
FPSO specialist BW Offshore has teamed up with power generation firm Invenergy on a joint venture targeting projects from the ScotWind leasing round.
Success in the ScotWind offshore leasing round for BP will be worth up to £40million annually to the local Aberdeen economy and create up to 120 jobs, the company has claimed.
“At BP, I think we try to do the right thing,” says Emeka Emembolu, the energy giant’s North Sea boss.
A leasing process for offshore wind to help decarbonise oil and gas operations is expected to open early next year.
The organiser of ScotWind faces a selection headache as it tries to decide whether an offshore wind bid should be given the green light or not.
The Scottish Government has opened a survey into plans for electricity from offshore wind to power oil and gas platforms.
Scotland, along with the rest of the world, stands on the cusp of change as the energy transition accelerates, writes bp’s Richard Haydock who joins the panel of the Energy Voice New Energy Opportunities (NEO) event.
We think of the sea as being a large empty space but the energy transition is changing the UK’s seascape radically.
Over the last month, we’ve seen the start of several new partnerships which will look to accelerate Scotland energy’s future.
Irish green energy developer Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Financial Services have joined forces to compete for acreage offshore Scotland.
More than 70 bids have been made by companies for the ScotWind offshore leasing round, showing the country’s “scale of potential” for wind development.