The Scottish Government’s decision to grant consent for a 67-turbine wind farm was lawful, judges have ruled.
The Aberdeen offshore demonstration has been in gestation for a decade and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) deserves enormous credit for sticking with it through thick and thin, supported by EU investment.
Nordex has sold a windfarm in Northern France to private equity firm Rive Private Investment.
EDF Renewable Energy has been given a two-year extension to build the 105MW Stoneray windfarm.
Two engineering and design firms are working together to deploy the world’s first multi-turbine floating wind-energy demonstrator off Dounreay in 2018.
Nine countries in the North Sea region are to work with the European Commission to enhance their collaboration in a bid to create windfarms across the region at a lower cost.
EDF Energy said it plans to build a new offshore windfarm off the coast of Blyth in Northumberland.
Statoil has installed one of the 67 foundations for the UK Dudgeon Offshore windfarm.
Ministers have escalated a fierce row with the House of Lords over plans to scrap subsidies for new onshore wind farms as Tory MPs warned peers they are on “thin ice”.
MPI Workboats has been awarded two long-term contracts with Statoil on the Dudgeon Offshore windfarm.
SSE has signed agreements for the sale of almost half of its stake in the operational 349.6MW Clyde windfarm in South Lanarkshire to Greencoat UK Wind and GMPF & LPFA Infrastructure for £355million.
Plans have been unveiled for a windfarm in Cornwall which could become the first in the UK to operate without government susbsidy.
Conservation charity the John Muir Trust has welcomed a decision by Highland Council to object to a proposed windfarm that would be partly built on designated "wild land" in Sutherland.
A “barmy army” of “Nimby” Tory MPs will stand in the way of even the most appropriate applications for new onshore windfarms, a Labour MP has warned.
Dong Energy said it has made a final investment decision to build the Hornsea Project One offshore windfarm in the UK.
Petrofac and GE have been awarded a contract worth more than £110million to engineer, construct and install a turnkey power system. It will connect up to 336MW of clean energy from the Galloper offshore wind farm off Suffolk, to the British grid.
Xcel Energy said it has started construction on a 200-megawatt windfarm in North Dakota.
SSE and the Scottish Government have both revealed they plan to appeal against a legal ruling on a planned 67-turbine windfarm. The move comes after a judge said the government’s decision to approve Stronelairg windfarm was “defective”. A review had originally been sought by the John Muir Trust.
The developer behind the proposed wind farm off the coast of the Trump International golf resort has raised £237million in the sale of another offshore energy project.
Donald Trump last night instructed his lawyers to take his fight against an offshore windfarm to the European Court of Justice. The Supreme Court in London – the highest court in the land – yesterday announced it had rejected the US businessman’s appeal against the Scottish Government’s approval of the 11-turbine project at Aberdeen Bay. Vattenfall and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), partners of Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd (AOWFL), welcomed the decision and reaffirmed their commitment to the project – with campaigners also hailing the victory for renewable energy.
Vattenfall last night vowed to press ahead with their £230million offshore wind project, and welcomed the Supreme Court's ruling. Andy Payne, project director for Vatenfall's Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm (AOWF), said the Swedish energy giant was looking at ways it will fund the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) - and that a decision will be made by mid-next year.
An energy giant was paid nearly £600,000 in less than a month - to turn off its windfarm and not produce any electricity.
US presidential candidate Donald Trump is waiting for a ruling on the latest round of his legal fight against an offshore wind farm project near his Scottish golf resort.
A new floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Northern Portugal, known as the WindFloat Atlantic (WFA) project is set to go-ahead following an agreement between partner companies.
Donald Trump took his latest objection to plans for an offshore windfarm near his north-east golf resort to the Supreme Court yesterday. The US tycoon is appealing against the Scottish Government’s decision to approve the 11-turbine scheme at Aberdeen Bay amid fears it will spoil the views from his golf resort at Menie, near Balmedie. But last night the presidential candidate was accused of trying to “kill off” economically beneficial projects, and was urged instead to “do good” with his wealth. WWF Scotland director Lang Banks said Mr Trump was “wrong to be trying to frustrate Scotland’s ambition to create clean power and green jobs”.