Multi-billion offshore wind project receives green light

The Orkney Islands Council has given the go ahead for the West of Orkney Windfarm’s offshore plans

West of Orkney Windfarm advances with consent application

The West of Orkney Windfarm has submitted offshore consent applications, becoming the “first” ScotWind project to reach this stage

Bird’s-eye view: Aircraft gather bird data in offshore Scottish wind farms

Joint aerial surveys by ScotWind developers, using multiple aircraft, gather bird data in North Sea offshore wind farm zones, documenting over 75,000 bird behaviours

Scottish floating offshore wind farm set for expansion

Plans are underway for the enlargement of a Scottish floating offshore wind farm, as Mainstream Renewable Power and Ocean Winds collaborate to enhance its capacity

Fury over power line plan: Staff of electricity firm ‘face threats and abuse’

Some of SSEN Transmission staff have allegedly faced verbal abuse and physical threats over the proposed construction of a 400kV overhead transmission line

Industry responds to National Grid ESO’s Network Options Assessment report

SSEN said the report is “the starting gun’ for a £5 billion investment in Scottish grid infrastructure projects

Offshore wind ‘could bring to Scotland similar economic benefits to oil and gas’

Agency predicts the recent ScotWind announcement will lead to the creation of thousands of new jobs

Crown Estate Scotland unveils wind winners

Of 74 applications, 17 projects have been awarded right to Scottish seabed

Scottish consortium eyes to build ‘world’s first’ community offshore wind project

Tens of thousands of households across the UK could become micro-owners of the offshore wind farms

Elicio and BayWa r.e. partner for 250MW floating offshore wind venture

It will be based in Brittany, France and is claimed to be the first commercial scale floating offshore wind farm on the continent