Port of Tyne to become base for ‘world’s largest offshore wind project’

The new multi-million-pound facility will be the onshore base for the Dogger Bank wind farm, which is expected to provide renewable electricity for more than 4.5 million UK homes when it is fully operational

innogy launches national skills hub to service offshore wind farms across the UK

The pilot programme by innogy will provide candidates with a National Vocational Qualification to work at renewable energy assets across the globe

Ørsted switches on new wind farm to power one million Dutch homes

The new offshore project will become the ‘largest’ offshore wind farm in the Netherlands when completed

Operations begin at world’s largest offshore wind farm in the UK

The first operational team of 32 set sail today, 120km out to sea, who will be operating and maintaining the wind farm

New 400MW offshore wind farm powers up

It is expected to reduce carbon emissions by around 600,000 tonnes a year

‘World’s fifth largest’ offshore wind farm launches in the UK

The Race Bank wind farm is estimated to power more than 500,000 homes

Green light for 1.2GW ‘next generation’ offshore wind farm

ScottishPower Renewables has been granted planning consent by Energy Secretary Greg Clark for a 1.2GW “next generation” offshore wind farm. The East Anglia THREE project will include 172 “larger and more efficient next generation” turbines, up to a height of 247 metres – two-and-a-half times the size of Big Ben. According to ScottishPower, the offshore […]

£2.6bn UK offshore wind farm to go ahead

A £2.6 billion offshore wind farm to be built in the Outer Moray Firth has been given the green light by SSE and its partners. The 588MW Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm (BOWL) is a joint venture between the Big Six supplier (40%), Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (35%) and SDIC Power (25%). The project is expected to […]

World’s largest offshore wind farm to be built in UK

DONG Energy has confirmed plans to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm in the UK. Located off the coast of Yorkshire, the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm will be capable of powering more than one million homes. The news comes as DONG Energy made a final investment decision for the project, which […]

UK rejects Navitus Bay offshore wind project

The UK Government has turned down a controversial £3.5 billion wind project off the south coast of England. The proposed Navitus Bay offshore wind farm was expected to have up to 194 turbines with a total capacity of 970MW. That would generate enough electricity for 700,000 homes. The application, which was submitted for consideration in […]