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TEPCO Renewable PowerTEPCO RP Subsidiary is awarded exclusivity to develop floating offshore wind in Scotland, UK

TEPCO Renewable Power’s subsidiary Flotation Energy (headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK; hereinafter FE) together with Vårgrønn (headquartered in Stavanger, Norway) have been awarded exclusivity by Crown Estate Scotland for areas to develop a total of up to 1910 MW of floating offshore wind capacity across two projects. The awards are made under Crown Estate Scotland’s … Continue reading TEPCO Renewable PowerTEPCO RP Subsidiary is awarded exclusivity to develop floating offshore wind in Scotland, UK

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Ørsted, Simply Blue Group and Subsea7 win Scottish floating wind lease

Salamander, a joint venture between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group and Subsea7, is pleased to have been offered an exclusivity agreement as part of Crown Estate Scotland’s Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round. The 100 MW Salamander floating offshore wind project, located 35km off the coast of Peterhead in north-east Scotland, is designed … Continue reading Ørsted, Simply Blue Group and Subsea7 win Scottish floating wind lease

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Equinor marks 5 years of operations at world’s first floating wind farm

Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating offshore wind farm, has passed five years in operation since its commissioning in 2017. Hywind Scotland, located off the coast of Peterhead, Scotland, is the world’s first floating offshore wind farm and the world’s best-performing offshore wind farm, achieving a capacity factor of 54% over its five years of … Continue reading Equinor marks 5 years of operations at world’s first floating wind farm

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Vestas wins a 108 MW order for a wind project in Scotland

Vestas has received a 108 MW order from Infinergy UK for the Limekiln wind farm in the UK. The order includes the supply, installation and commissioning of 24 V136-4.5 MW wind turbines at a peak height of 150 m, as well as a 20-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service contract. “Vestas is proud … Continue reading Vestas wins a 108 MW order for a wind project in Scotland

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Siemens Gamesa to continue service at Clyde Extension wind farm in Scotland for another 15 years

Full scope service agreement signed with Clyde Wind Farm (Scotland) Ltd. Siemens Gamesa has been selected by Clyde Wind Farm (Scotland) Ltd to service the Clyde Extension wind farm for an additional 15 years. Located in South Lanarkshire, Scotland, Siemens Gamesa’s skilled team has been chosen to oversee the full service and maintenance for the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to continue service at Clyde Extension wind farm in Scotland for another 15 years

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Scottish offshore wind farm to power Google

Google has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) to purchase renewable electricity from a Scottish offshore wind farm. The agreement, reached with ENGIE, covers 100 MW of the capacity of the 882 MW Moray West offshore wind farm on the outskirts of the Moray Firth, which is expected to be fully operational by early 2025 … Continue reading Scottish offshore wind farm to power Google

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Ocean Winds, Mainstream and ESB boost floating wind power in Scotland

Ocean Winds, Mainstream Renewable Power and ESB have signed seabed lease agreements with Crown Estate Scotland for the development of three floating offshore wind farms off the Shetland Islands in Scotland that are expected to generate 2.8 GW of power. The three projects include the 1.8 GW offshore wind farm from Ocean Winds and Mainstream, … Continue reading Ocean Winds, Mainstream and ESB boost floating wind power in Scotland

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BayWa r.e. and BT Group sign a Virtual PPA for an onshore wind farm in Scotland

BayWa r.e., a global company specializing in renewable energy, and BT Group, the UK’s leading telecommunications and network provider, have signed a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) for the Dalquhandy wind farm , in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. This is one of the first deals of its kind to take place in the UK. Under the … Continue reading BayWa r.e. and BT Group sign a Virtual PPA for an onshore wind farm in Scotland

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Scotland’s biggest offshore wind farm to generate first power

When fully operational, it will have 114 wind turbines and generate 1.1 gigawatts (GW) of electricity – enough to power about one million homes.Seagreen, which is located about 27km (17 miles) off the Angus coast in the North Sea, has been in development for more than a decade.Each wind turbine will have a maximum tip … Continue reading Scotland’s biggest offshore wind farm to generate first power

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Mainstream Renewable Power and Ocean Winds Win 1.8 GW ScotWind Site

Mainstream Renewable Power (“Mainstream”), the global renewable energy company majority-owned by Aker Horizons, and Ocean Winds, the international company dedicated to offshore wind energy, have been appointed preferred bidder by Crown Estate Scotland for an area with the potential for a 1.8 GW offshore wind farm off the Shetland Islands in Scotland. Mainstream and Ocean … Continue reading Mainstream Renewable Power and Ocean Winds Win 1.8 GW ScotWind Site

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Siemens Gamesa awarded firm order for 882 MW Scottish offshore wind power project

Customer Moray West inks order for 60 SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbines; Service agreement included. Siemens Gamesa has been awarded the firm order for the delivery of 60 units of its SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine at the Moray West offshore wind power project. The wind turbines will have a capacity of 14.7 … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa awarded firm order for 882 MW Scottish offshore wind power project

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RWE and SGN announce green hydrogen partnership for domestic heat in Scotland

Supplying Scottish towns and rural communities with sustainable hydrogen gas will be the focus of a landmark partnership announced today between gas distribution company SGN and renewables generator RWE. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the two companies to investigate the development of electrolysers, powered by RWE’s 10 onshore wind farms in Scotland which have a … Continue reading RWE and SGN announce green hydrogen partnership for domestic heat in Scotland

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Collett complete Kennoxhead Wind Farm

Adding another wind farm to their Renewables Portfolio, Collett complete the delivery of 13 Nordex N133 wind turbines to Kennoxhead Wind Farm in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. Located south of the A70, near the village of Glespin on the Douglas Estate, the thirteen turbine site features Nordex N133 onshore wind turbines with an individual blade length … Continue reading Collett complete Kennoxhead Wind Farm

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Scotland awards seabed rights for massive amounts of offshore wind energy, most of it floating

The Crown Estate Scotland has announced the results of the “ScotWind” seabed tender. They auctioned 8,600 km² of sea space which could host almost 25 GW of offshore wind. 17 projects won. With 15 GW most of the capacity that will now be developed will be floating offshore wind. The system the Scots have used … Continue reading Scotland awards seabed rights for massive amounts of offshore wind energy, most of it floating

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Scotland can become one of the first countries in the world to introduce floating wind energy

A £235 million early investment package to support the renewable energy supply chain in Scotland has been announced by Aker Offshore Wind and Ocean Winds as part of their proposal to transform the country into a green industrial powerhouse.The financial package is included in the joint Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind ScotWind bids which … Continue reading Scotland can become one of the first countries in the world to introduce floating wind energy

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RWE-funded study flags floating wind energy opportunity for Scottish industry

A study funded by RWE, one of the world’s leaders in offshore wind, concludes that Scotland could become a world leader in producing low carbon concrete foundations for floating offshore wind farms. The study identified potential business opportunities from the current ScotWind seabed leasing round, and calls on Scottish politicians, project developers, suppliers and industry … Continue reading RWE-funded study flags floating wind energy opportunity for Scottish industry

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Nordex receives order for 50 MW of wind power from Scotland

The Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT), managed by Octopus Renewables Limited, has commissioned the Nordex Group to supply twelve N133 turbines for the Cumberhead wind farm in Scotland. Each of the wind turbines will operate in an optimized mode of 4,165 MW. The order also includes a Premium Service for the maintenance and revision of … Continue reading Nordex receives order for 50 MW of wind power from Scotland

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Equinor plans to launch GW-size floating wind energy concept in Scotland

Equinor, the leading developer in floating offshore wind has designed a new floating wind concept that will enable industrial standardisation and maximise opportunities for local supply chains. Having reaffirmed its commitment to Scotland earlier this year, the offshore energy company has now revealed its preferred floating wind foundation design for full-scale gigawatt (GW) commercial floating … Continue reading Equinor plans to launch GW-size floating wind energy concept in Scotland

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Aker Offshore Wind unveils underwater innovation for floating offshore wind energy in Scotland

Aker Offshore Wind has outlined plans to utilise Scotland’s first offshore wind underwater substation as part of its bids for major offshore windfarms. The multi-million subsea innovation would be developed, manufactured, and supplied in Scotland by Aker Solutions and provide major export opportunities for Scottish businesses.Substations – which help move the energy created by wind turbines … Continue reading Aker Offshore Wind unveils underwater innovation for floating offshore wind energy in Scotland

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ACS completes the largest floating wind farm

Cobra has implemented this offshore wind energy project in Scotland, which is expected to generate up to 218 GWh of clean electricity per year. The Kincardine wind power project has come to an end, and it is nothing more and nothing less than the largest floating offshore wind farm in the world. Cobra Wind, a … Continue reading ACS completes the largest floating wind farm

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