Many companies are already benefiting from Scotland's supportive environment for the offshore wind supply chain. Learn how other businesses are making the most of the opportunities by exploring our case studies below.
Ecosse Subsea Systems offers a number of services to the offshore wind market including subsea trenching, boulder clearing, engineering, lifting, construction and supply of experienced personnel.
Global Energy Group has strategically located facilities including large-scale fabrication and assembly capacity, coupled with an experienced team of welders, fabricators, engineers and construction personnel in the UK, which makes them ideally placed to serve this important emerging market as it develops further. Their commercial and project management teams are highly experienced in working in partnership with developers to identify the best solutions, deliver on budget to tight schedules, while maintaining the highest safety and quality standards.
Aquatera was established in 2000 in Orkney, Scotland to provide a modern and innovative suite of environmental services and products. The company delivers to local, UK and worldwide markets and has established a strong track record in the marine renewable energy and other energy sectors. This work includes preparation of strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and environmental impact assessment (EIA) documents for renewable energy projects and strategies; as well as resource assessment studies, risk assessments, design advice, operations support, environmental surveying, developing visualisation tools and producing information and awareness materials.
Artemis Intelligent Power has developed the most efficient fluid power technology in the world. This technology is called Digital Displacement® and Artemis performs research and development activities, bringing this technology to market in several application areas. Artemis works closely with industry partners to develop Digital Displacement® systems for a growing range of applications, not least industrial hydraulic pumps and motors and an exciting new application in heavy duty hybrid vehicles.
BiFab specialise in the transfer of oil and gas jacket substructure technology to the offshore wind market. BiFab have a strong track record of successful projects for jacket sub-structures for offshore wind farms. After completion of the Beatrice Demonstrator project where BiFab delivered the two deep-water jacket substructures, the company have now delivered projects for the supply of a further 41 jacket substructures.
ROVOP is a specialist provider of subsea remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). The company has a leading position in the market for subsea intervention and monitoring in the offshore wind market throughout Europe, operating from Aberdeen.
Wind Towers (Scotland) is a supplier of high quality wind turbine towers. They provide ‘ready to install’ tower solutions for the onshore and offshore wind energy market and provide services for the repair and modification of turbine tower sections.
Wood Group Kenny is world’s largest solution-independent provider of engineering and management services for subsea systems and associated marine facilities. Wood Group Kenny provides fully integrated concept, design, operational support, decommissioning service to optimise whole-of-life solutions with over 35 years of experience and over 3,000 people worldwide. Wood Group Kenny provides dedicated technology groups that continuously lead and participate in Joint Industry Partnerships (JIP) to offer innovative cost efficient and safe designs in the marine environment throughout the project lifecycle.
Moray Firth Offshore Renewables Limited (MORL), owned by EDP Renewables UK Limited (67%) and Repsol Nuevas Energías UK Limited (33%), propose to develop three offshore wind farms in the 520km2 Moray Firth offshore wind zone, located 22km off the Caithness coast.
Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) is the partnership formed between SSE Renewables (50%), Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (25%) and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (25%). The site is located in the Outer Moray Firth on the north-western point of the Smith Bank.