Tag Archives: Scotland

SSE Renewables welcomes Highland Council decision on Glencassley wind farm

SSE Renewables, the renewable energy development division of SSE, welcomes today’s unanimous decision by the Highland Council’s North Planning Committee to raise no objection to the proposed Glencassley wind farm, north-west of Lairg. The proposed Glencassley wind farm site is located approximately 6km north of Rosehall, between the River Cassley and Loch Shin, and lies … Continue reading SSE Renewables welcomes Highland Council decision on Glencassley wind farm

Continue reading

SSE to Acquire Dunmaglass Wind Farm Project, Invest GBP200 Million

Power supplier SSE PLC (SSE.LN) said Friday that it has reached agreement with Renewable Energy Systems Group to acquire the Dunmaglass wind farm project in Scotland and plans to invest 200 million pounds in the project including acquisition, development and capital costs. MAIN FACTS: -SSE expects to begin full construction of the wind farm in … Continue reading SSE to Acquire Dunmaglass Wind Farm Project, Invest GBP200 Million

Continue reading

EDF Energies Nouvelles announces a 144 MW wind farm in Scotland

EDF Energies Nouvelles announces a 144 MW wind farm in Scotland Paris, 16 May 2013. EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning of the Fallago Rig wind farm in Scotland by EDF Energy Renewables, one of the largest onshore wind farms to be built in the United Kindgom with a 144 MW installed capacity. Located on … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles announces a 144 MW wind farm in Scotland

Continue reading

European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre welcome Scottish Government consent approval

The project partners behind the ground-breaking European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) have welcomed the Scottish Government’s decision to approve consent for the project. The cutting-edge project is a demonstration facility for next generation wind turbines and associated technology. With expected capital expenditure of more than £230 million, the EOWDC would prove to be a … Continue reading European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre welcome Scottish Government consent approval

Continue reading

Scottish government approves offshore wind farm opposed by Donald Trump

The Scottish government has approved an offshore wind power project that has drawn the ire of Donald Trump, who owns a luxury golf resort nearby. The American tycoon said Tuesday he would bring a lawsuit to stop the 230 million-pound ($349 million) development, which consists of 11 wind turbines planned off the coast near Aberdeen … Continue reading Scottish government approves offshore wind farm opposed by Donald Trump

Continue reading

Downsized East Lothian wind farm approved

The wind farm is the 79th energy project the Scottish Government has considered since May 2007. Of these 56 have been for renewable energy projects including 32 onshore wind farms, of which ministers have refused planning permission for six. Another 46 applications are being considered, 44 of which involve renewable energy projects. Energy Minister Fergus … Continue reading Downsized East Lothian wind farm approved

Continue reading

Iberdrola receives planning consent for 288 MW kilgallioch wind farm in Scotland

Kilgallioch will see a total investment of over €465 million to become the company’s second largest onshore wind energy project in the UK and one of Europe’s largest wind power plant. United Kingdom is a key market for the renewable business of IBERDROLA where it operates more than 1,200 MW onshore wind capacity and is … Continue reading Iberdrola receives planning consent for 288 MW kilgallioch wind farm in Scotland

Continue reading

Arise Windpower to start its first major wind energy project in Scotland

Arise Windpower AB, a Scandinavian renewable-energy developer, plans to build a wind farm in western Scotland as the country targets an 80 percent cut in power-industry emissions by 2030. Arise will install as many as 35 wind turbines at the wind energy project, its first in Scotland, the Halmstad, Sweden-based company said today in a … Continue reading Arise Windpower to start its first major wind energy project in Scotland

Continue reading

Scotland’s energy boon continues with £165m investment in offshore wind energy sector

New figures published by industry body, Scottish Renewables, has revealed for the first time that Scotland’s offshore wind farm developers have invested around £165m in the Scottish economy so far. Scottish Renewables asked its members developing offshore wind projects in Scottish waters how much they had invested in the sector to date. The results showed … Continue reading Scotland’s energy boon continues with £165m investment in offshore wind energy sector

Continue reading

Siemens wins new wind energy order in Scotland

Siemens has signed a contract for the supply of 25 wind turbines for Mid Hill Wind Farm in Scotland. Siemens will also provide a five-year Service and Availability agreement. The wind farm is located at Fetteresso near Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire and will consist of 25 x SWT-2.3-93 turbines, of which 20 will have a 125m tip … Continue reading Siemens wins new wind energy order in Scotland

Continue reading

Statkraft starts work at Scottish wind farm using Enercon wind turbines

Statkraft has started construction work on a 66.7MW onshore wind farm in the Scottish Highlands, further strengthening the Norwegian company’s position in the UK’s renewables market. The company confirmed the Berry Burn Wind Farm, 30 kilometres east of Inverness, will use 29 wind turbines provided by Enercon. The project is expected to be completed in early 2014, creating … Continue reading Statkraft starts work at Scottish wind farm using Enercon wind turbines

Continue reading

GE empowers Kennedy Renewables to develop company’s first wind farm

Next month, Kennedy Renewables’ Little Raith Wind Farm will be fully operational in Fife, Scotland. Little Raith, powered by GE (NYSE: GE) wind turbines, marks the culmination of a new relationship between GE and Kennedy Renewables resulting in an important milestone for Kennedy: the company’s first wind project. “Brian is an entrepreneur with a dream … Continue reading GE empowers Kennedy Renewables to develop company’s first wind farm

Continue reading

Seagreen Wind Energy has submitted applications to build two 525 MW offshore wind farms

Scotland-based utility SSE and U.S. engineering company Fluor said on Tuesday they sought consent for two wind farm areas, with a capacity of 525 megawatts. Seagreen has submitted applications to the Scottish Government for consent to build and operate two 525 Megawatt (MW) offshore wind farms in Phase 1 of the Firth of Forth Offshore … Continue reading Seagreen Wind Energy has submitted applications to build two 525 MW offshore wind farms

Continue reading

Offshore Wind Power in the Outer Moray Firth

Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd (MORL) announced that it had submitted an application to the Scottish Government for consent to develop offshore wind power at three sites within Zone 1 of The Crown Estate’s Third Round of offshore wind licensing. The application for the outer Moray Firth, 22km (13.5 miles) from the Caithness coast has been … Continue reading Offshore Wind Power in the Outer Moray Firth

Continue reading

UK: Stornoway onshore wind farm given green light

Lewis Wind Power – a joint venture involving Amec, EDF Energy and the Stornoway Trust – had originally wanted to install 42 turbines. Planning consent was granted for a 36-turbine wind farm 1.5km west of Stornoway, Lewis, which will generate 129.6 megawatts electricity (enough to power 60,000 homes). Energy Minister Fergus Ewing said it will … Continue reading UK: Stornoway onshore wind farm given green light

Continue reading

Iberdrola expand the largest central European onshore wind farm

EVWIND Iberdrola has already requested permission to work in the expansion, which would be the third wind farm and would achieve the 551 MW, enough to supply 308,000 homes. The Whitelee wind farm, located on the outskirts of Glasgow, was launched in 2009 with 140 wind turbines, which have been subsequently added another 75 wond … Continue reading Iberdrola expand the largest central European onshore wind farm

Continue reading