Scotland News

Scotland Needs to Expand Port Capacity to Accommodate Growing Offshore Wind Needs

Sep 02, 2020

A report commissioned by Crown Estate Scotland has found that Scotland has good technical capability to support offshore wind port functions in some, but not all locations and that investments in port capacity will be required to meet the needs of the growing offshore wind industry…

Swire Blue Ocean to Install Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm Turbines

Jul 20, 2020

Offshore renewables services firm Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) will transport and install win turbines for the giant Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland.Under the contract signed with wind turbine maker MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, SBO will transport and install 114 MHI Vestas Offshore Wind wind turbines…

Lamprell to Build Substructures for Scotland's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 08, 2020

The UAE-based offshore construction company Lamprell will build 30 substructures for Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. The Letter of Award was awarded by Seaway 7, the Renewables business unit of Subsea 7, the lead engineering, procurement…

French Oil Major Total Buys 51% in Giant Offshore Wind Project in Scotland

Jun 03, 2020

French oil and gas major Total will buy a 51% stake in SSE Renewables' giant Seagreen 1 offshore wind farm project for an upfront payment at closing of 70 million pounds and earn-outs up to 60 million pounds in aggregate subject to performance conditions…

Tidal Power Firm gets Funding from Scottish Gov't

Mar 25, 2020

Tidal energy developer MeyGen Ltd has been awarded a £1.545 million grant from the Scottish Government's Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund.The proceeds will be used to develop a subsea tidal turbine connection hub for the next phase of development of the MeyGen tidal power array…

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