Recent news and events

See the posts below for recent news and events from the Scottish offshore wind industry.

Recent posts

  • News

    07 November 2014

    Video of Inch Cape Met Mast Installation

    In October 2014 the Inch Cape project accomplished another important milestone in its development with the installation of an offshore met mast to gather accurate wind resource, wind direction and wind velocity data.

  • News

    06 November 2014

    New Partner for Beatrice

    Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners has bought a 25% stake in the 664MW Beatrice offshore wind project in Scotland from SSE Renewables.

  • News

    13 October 2014

    Consents Ignite Scottish Offshore

    Scotland’s offshore wind sector has been spurred on by the Scottish government’s decision to approve four major projects totalling some 2.2GW of capacity.

  • News

    10 October 2014

    Four Wind Farms Off The Tay and Forth Win Approval

    Four offshore wind farms that could provide enough energy to power over 1.4 million Scottish homes have received development consent, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing announced today.

  • News

    10 October 2014

    Opportunities For Industry to Help Hit 2020 Targets

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult in Glasgow, Scotland has identified a number of technology innovation challenges within the offshore renewable energy industry, the resolution of which they believe will help drive down the cost of offshore renewable energy, and have a positive impact on the UK economy.

  • News

    09 October 2014

    Scottish Research and Development Crucial to Iberdrola Project

    Iberdrola has kicked off work on the TLP wind floating turbine project, which aims to “drastically shorten installation times and cut costs” for offshore wind in the UK.

  • News

    26 September 2014

    Offshore Wind Jobs Boost For East Lothian Firm

    Components of Inch Cape Offshore Limited’s met mast are nearing completion at East Lothian based steel fabrication company Had-Fab. The specialist fabrication company is responsible for the manufacturing of the innovative lattice mast to be used for measuring wind speeds at the Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm site.