‘World’s largest’ wind farm secures jack-up vessel taller than the Eiffel Tower

The ship, which has a lifting capacity of more than 3,000 tonnes, will transport and install wind turbines at Dogger Bank

SSE Renewables renames two of the largest offshore wind farms in development in Scotland

The two projects are to be renamed to Berwick Bank wind farm and Marr Bank wind farm

Cable route for ‘Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm’ receives green light

The development will allow works to begin along the cable route which will connect Carnoustie and Tealing

Scottish Highlands projects bag £2.15m funding from SSE Renewables

A community-owned hydro system, an environmentally sustainable hub and traffic-free areas will receive part of the grant

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

SSE Renewables to build its first subsidy-free wind farm in Scotland

The 11-turbine project will be an extension to the existing 70MW Gordonbush wind farm in the Scottish Highlands

World’s largest turbines picked for biggest offshore wind farm in Yorkshire

The Haliade-X 12MW turbine blade is 107 metres long and is said to be bigger than nine London buses or the pitch at Wembley Stadium or the Statue of Liberty

Go-ahead for 67-turbine wind farm in the Highlands

The Scottish Government has given the go-ahead for a new 67-tubrine wind farm near Fort Augustus in the Highlands. The Stronelairg project will have a total capacity of 242MW, producing enough electricity to power around 114,000 homes and will also create more than 100 jobs. It will be built by SSE Renewables and is expected […]

Four firms win £2.5m share for offshore wind technologies

Four firms have won a share of £2.5 million to develop technologies that cut the cost of offshore wind energy. Ricardo UK Ltd was awarded £634,980 to develop and demonstrate its drivetrain technologies that are expected to increase the reliability and lifetime of drivetrains for large offshore wind systems. Drivetrains allow energy captured from the […]

Galloper Wind Farm canters on after permission granted

Today the Energy Secretary gave his permission for a new 504MW offshore wind farm near the Sizewell nuclear plant on the Suffolk coast. Project developers RWE npower renewables and SSE renewables can now canter on with building the Galloper wind farm’s 140 turbines. It could generate enough electricity to power as many as 500,000 homes a […]