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Scot Wind Programme: Scotland Plans Up to 10 GW Offshore Wind Capacity

Jul 20, 2021 14:51 | Edinburgh, Scotland - The Scottish government is pushing ahead with the further expansion of offshore wind energy. By the ScotWind programme, offshore areas can be leased. The application deadline for the first round was 16 July 2021. read more...


First 9.5 MW Turbine Installed on a Floating Wind Project in Scotland

Nov 17, 2020 16:28 | Aarhus, Denmark - MHI Vestas has now installed the first V164 9.5 MW turbine, the most powerful turbine in use at a floating wind project, at the installation harbour for the Kincardine floating offshore wind farm. read more...


Vattenfall Gives Nordex the Go-ahead – Start of Construction Work on Scottish Wind Farm

May 26, 2020 09:37 | Hamburg - The Nordex Group will be supplying wind turbines for Vattenfall's largest onshore wind farm in the United Kingdom. The Swedish utility has now given the green light for the construction of the South Kyle onshore wind farm with a total capacity of 240 megawatts (MW). read more...


GE to help Deliver Wind Energy to 375,000 Homes in Scotland

Jan 20, 2020 14:24 | Paris, France – The Grid Solutions business of GE Renewable Energy has been awarded a multi-million dollar project for the design, supply, construction and commissioning of onshore and offshore wind substations for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in Scotland. read more...


Seagreen Announces MHI Vestas as Preferred Supplier for Turbines

Oct 23, 2019 11:05 | Aarhus, Denmark - MHI Vestas has entered into a preferred supplier agreement with Seagreen Wind Energy Limited to supply and service up to 114 wind turbines for the Seagreen Offshore Windfarm, Scotland’s newest and largest offshore wind farm. The offshore project is build by SSE Renewables. read more...


Nordex Receives First Order for N133/4.8 Strong-Wind Turbine, Gets Type Certificate for the N149/4.0-4.5 Turbine and Presents New OSTM Scada Edge

Sep 03, 2019 09:25 | Hamburg, Germany - News from the wind turbine manufacturer Nordex: The Nordex Group has won its first order for the new N133/4.8 strong-wind turbine. The new customer Muirhall Energy ordered ten turbines for the "Crossdykes" project in Scotland, which is located about 13 kilometres to the north east of Lockerbie. read more...


ABB Wins Transformer Order for Offshore Wind Project in North Sea

Jun 27, 2019 10:00 | Zurich, Switzerland - ABB has won an order from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to supply its Windstar transformers for installation in wind turbines in the North Sea. Under the project, 100 transformers manufactured in ABB’s transformer factory in Vaasa, Finland, will be supplied for Moray Offshore Renewable Power’s Moray East offshore wind project, located 22 kilometers off the coast of Scotland. read more...


EDPR, DGE and ENGIE Announce The Signing of Financing Agreements for Moray East

Dec 04, 2018 08:32 | Madrid, Spain - EDP Renováveis S.A. (EDPR), through its subsidiary EDPR UK Limited, Diamond Generating Europe Limited (“DGE”) and ENGIE announced that Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) Limited (MOWEL) has successfully secured financing for the construction of its 950 megawatt (MW) offshore windfarm. read more...


Vattenfall Inaugurates Scottish Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 10, 2018 17:13 | London, UK - On Friday last week (7 September 2018) the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre, with the world's largest turbine capacity, was inaugurated in the presence of Vattenfall`s CEO Magnus Hall and Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland. read more...


Moray East Signs Conditional Agreement with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

Aug 27, 2018 11:11 | Edinburgh, Scotland - Following the announcement in October 2017 of the selection of MHI Vestas as preferred turbine supplier for the Moray East offshore wind project, Moray East has signed a conditional agreement with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the supply and installation of 100 MHI Vestas V164-9.5 MW offshore wind turbine generators. read more...