SSE and Statoil team up for UK offshore wind projects

SSE has formed a joint venture with Norwegian firm Statoil to drive forward the Dogger Bank Offshore Wind projects. The 50:50 partnership will see both companies work collaboratively to progress three of the four consented projects towards financial investment decisions. That includes the Dogger Bank Creyke Beck A and B and Dogger Bank Teesside A, […]

Innogy, Statoil and SSE in 4.8GW UK offshore wind split deal

Innogy, Statoil and SSE have signed an agreement for interests in an offshore wind development project in the UK. The Dogger Bank development consist of four offshore projects – Creyke Beck A and B and Teesside A and B. Following the agreement, Statoil and SSE will own 50% each in Creyke A and B and […]

UK green lights giant offshore wind farm

A giant wind farm to be built off the Yorkshire coast has been granted planning permission by the UK Government. The Dogger Bank Teesside A and B Offshore project will include up to 400 turbines across two wind generating stations, each with an installed capacity of up to 1.2GW. It is expected to generate enough […]

UK’s Dogger Bank is new EU protected site

The EU has added 235 sites to its protected environment network – including a stretch of water off the UK coastline which shares its name with a new offshore wind farm project in the North Sea. Dogger Bank was included because its sandbank habitats are important spawning and nursery grounds for many commercial fisheries. The […]

Bid to break offshore barrier and unlock £3bn for UK

The Carbon Trust has launched a global competition to find a safe way to transfer men and machinery to wind farms as far as 300km offshore. And if such a safety solution can be found, the trust estimates it could unlock £3bn worth of revenue for the UK. Most wind farms are less than 20km […]