"Scotwind" News

BW Ideol to Build Floating Wind Foundations in Scotland's Ardersier Port

Sep 21, 2021

Floating wind technology developer BW Ideol has gained access to the Ardersier Port in Scotland for the construction of its concrete floaters for floating wind turbines.Under the agreement signed between BW Ideol and Ardesier Port authorities…

Vattenfall, Partners Prequalify for French Floating Wind Tender

Sep 16, 2021

Swedish power company Vattenfall has said it has, with partners wpd and BlueFloat Energy, prequalified for the upcoming 250MW floating offshore wind tender off the coast of South Brittany in France, the first commercial floating tender in France…

DEME, Quair, Aspiravi JV Reveal ScotWind Bid

Sep 14, 2021

A consortium composed of DEME Concessions NV, Qair Marine SAS, and Aspiravi International NV called Thistle Wind Partners (TWP) has revealed its participation in Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind seabed leasing process. ScotWind is a seabed leasing round…

FPSO Firm BW Offshore Bids to Build Offshore Wind Farms in UK

Sep 08, 2021

BW Offshore, an Oslo-listed firm best know for its FPSO leasing business in the oil and gas sector, said Wednesday it had, together with U.S. renewable energy and utility company Invenergy, submitted bids to develop up to 5.4 gigawatts of offshore…

TGS Expands Data Coverage for U.S. Offshore Wind

Aug 27, 2021

Norwegian company TGS has this week said it has expanded its coverage of numerical weather prediction (NWP) model data for offshore wind in the U.S.TGS, best known as a provider of seismic data to oil companies, is working to diversify, and…

Mainstream Renewable Power, Siemens Bid in Scotland's Offshore Wind Leasing Round

Jul 30, 2021

Renewable energy developer Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Financial Services said on Friday they jointly bid to build offshore wind capacity in the ScotWind leasing round.The companies did not disclose how much capacity they intend to build if their bid is successful…

FPSO Giant SBM Offshore Wins Seabed Rights for UK Floating Wind Project

Jul 27, 2021

SBM Offshore, one of the world's largest FPSO leasing firms in the oil and gas sector, has, via a joint venture, moved a step closer towards securing rights for a floating wind farm project in the Celtic Sea, off the coast of Wales in the UK…

Scottish Offshore Wind Lease Sale Attracts 74 Bids for 15 Areas

Jul 22, 2021

Companies vying for rights to develop wind farms off the coast of Scotland, as part of the ScotWind seabed lease sale, have filed 74 applications by July 16 deadline.Crown Estate Scotland today confirmed that 74 applications have been received…

BP Bolsters Offshore Wind Ambitions. Enters Consultancy Deal with Quaybridge

Jul 22, 2021

British oil major BP, working to beef up its renewables business, has signed an exclusive consultancy agreement with Quaybridge, a UK-based renewables consultancy with expertise in offshore wind.'The two will work together to advance BP’s global…

Magnora, TechnipFMC JV Applies for Offshore Wind Acreage in Scotland

Jul 19, 2021

Magnora Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Magnora and TechnipFMC, has filed bids for two seabed areas off Scotland, as part of the ScotWind seabed leasing round, which closed for applications on Friday, July 16.Magnora, an Oslo-listed company…

BP, EnBW to Invest Billions if Bid for Scottish Offshore Wind Lease Successful

Jul 19, 2021

British oil major BP and the German renewables firm EnBW submitted their bid for offshore wind acreage in the ScotWind leasing round, looking to secure the rights for a lease area off the east coast of Scotland that could support offshore wind projects with 2…

Equinor Tables Bid for Floating Wind Lease in Scotland

Jul 19, 2021

Norwegian energy firm Equinor on Monday confirmed it had filed a bid for floating offshore wind in ScotWind, the competitive tender offshore wind seabed leasing round being undertaken by Crown Estate Scotland. The deadline for applications ended Friday…

Oil Majors, Renewables Giants Vying for Rights to Build Wind Farms Off Scotland

Jul 18, 2021

Renewable firms, oil majors and investors said they would bid into Scotland's offshore wind leasing round which closed on Friday, signaling the huge demand globally for the rights to build new offshore wind farms.Crown Estate Scotland's ScotWind…

Eleventh Hour: RWE Joins ScotWind Party

Jul 16, 2021

Renewable energy giant RWE has confirmed it will be taking part in the upcoming offshore wind seabed leasing round process in Scotland, called ScotWind, just as the deadline for applications was about to expire.ScotWind is a seabed leasing round…

Shell, Iberdrola Plan to Build Large-scale Floating Wind Farms in Scotland

Jul 16, 2021

Oil and gas major Shell and Iberdrola-owned Scottish Power said on Friday they had joined forces to bid to develop large-scale floating wind farms off the coast of Scotland.The companies said they had submitted proposals for the potential projects as part of Scotland's offshore wind leasing round…

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