Green bank snaps up offshore wind stake

The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) confirmed it is investing £240 million for a stake in an offshore wind farm. It is buying a 20% share from Norwegian firms Statkraft and Statoil in Scira Offshore Energy Limited, which owns the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm. The 317MW wind project, located off the coast of Norfolk, […]

Ship master fined £3,000 for wind farm collision

The ship master of a wind farm support vessel has been ordered to pay £3,000 after colliding with a wind turbine off the Norfolk coast in 2012. Geoffrey Whinfrey, who was in charge of Island Panther before the crash at Sheringham Shoal wind farm, pleaded guilty at Southampton Magistrates Court. The wind farm operator Scira […]