Falck, BlueFloat Sign Agreements for ScotWind Offshore Wind Projects

Richard Dibley The Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy partnership participating in the current ScotWind offshore leasing round has signed option agreements on its two successful bids. The site east of Aberdeen in Plan Option E1 will be known as Bellrock, … Read More

Pairing offshore wind and oil & gas goes beyond decarbonisation – report

A study commissioned by Crown Estate Scotland has revealed that connecting offshore wind installations directly to oil and gas platforms could help decarbonisation, support economic activity, and encourage new companies to enter the offshore renewable energy sector. The report, carried … Read More

Scotland’s offshore wind auction winners asked to file formal assurances on no ties with Russia

Crown Estate Scotland has requested the winners of the ScotWind offshore wind auction to submit formal, written assurances that they will adhere, at all times, to the relevant sanctions imposed on Russia. “Crown Estate Scotland is committed to taking all … Read More

Shell, ScottishPower Obtain Rights to 5 GW of Floating Wind Power

Shell and ScottishPower have secured joint offers for seabed rights to develop large-scale floating wind farms as part of Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind leasing. The partners have won two sites representing a total of 5 GW off the east and … Read More

SSE Renewables, Marubeni, CIP Gain Rights to Build Giant Floating Offshore Wind Farm

The Beatrice offshore wind project SSE Renewables, along with partners Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corp. (Marubeni) and Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), have won rights in the ScotWind leasing round. Crown Estate Scotland has awarded the SSE Renewables-Marubeni-CIP … Read More

Floating Energy Allyance Wins Floating Offshore Wind Acreage in Leasing Round

Image credits: BW Ideol and V. Joncheray Floating Energy Allyance (FEA) has secured the rights to develop a floating offshore wind farm with an approximate capacity of 1 GW off the northeast coast of Scotland through Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind … Read More

TotalEnergies, GIG, RIDG Set to Develop Windfarm in Scotland

Patrick Pouyanné The joint venture between TotalEnergies (38.25%), Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) (46.75%) and RIDG (15%), a Scottish developer in offshore wind, has secured rights in the N1 area to develop a 2 GW offshore windfarm project in the … Read More

Falck Renewables, BlueFloat Energy Secure ScotWind Seabed Leases

Image copyright: Matthias Ibeler. The Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy partnership taking part in the current ScotWind offshore wind leasing round is celebrating the success of three of its bids to secure seabed leases for sites which lend themselves to … Read More

BP and EnBW’s €11.65bn Scottish plan includes 2.9 GW of offshore wind, green hydrogen

After announcing their intention to bid in the ScotWind seabed leasing this May, British oil & gas major BP and German offshore wind developer EnBW have now detailed on their plan in Scotland, which encompasses more than offshore wind. With … Read More

Shell and Iberdrola bid for large-scale floating wind farms offshore Scotland

Shell and Scottish Power Renewables, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Iberdrola, have joined forces to bid to develop the world’s first large-scale floating offshore wind farms in the north-east of Scotland. The partnership has submitted multiple proposals for new large-scale floating … Read More