Final turbine installed at Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm

The Beatrice offshore wind farm is capable of generating enough clean electricity for more than 450,000 homes a year

Ofgem shortlists five firms for £2.7bn offshore wind links

The wind farms include Beatrice, Hornsea Project One and East Anglia ONE

Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm starts generating power

The Beatrice Wind Farm is expected to power the equivalent of around 450,000 homes when it is completed in 2019

EU bank lends £525m for UK offshore wind farm

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is backing an offshore wind farm in the UK with a £525 million loan. It follows energy company SSE and its partners giving the green light for the £2.6 billion project to be built in the Outer Moray Firth earlier this week. It is the single largest investment in an […]

SSE sells stake in 664MW offshore wind project

Power supplier SSE has agreed to sell a portion of its shares in a proposed offshore wind project in Scotland’s outer Moray Firth. Fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) now owns 25% of the 664MW Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Limited (BOWL), reducing SSE’s ownership stake to 50%. The remaining share is owned by Respol. […]

SSE pulling out of wind projects

SSE is pulling out of an offshore wind farm and won’t be investing in a number of others it has a hand in. The news will take a little wind out of the sails of the UK industry which was on a high yesterday after Siemens agreed to build wind turbine blades in Yorkshire, creating […]