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The Scottish industry

Find out about industry representation in Scotland

About the industry

The industry is represented at senior level by the Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) which brings together all the elements that make up the offshore wind sector.

Representation includes the Scottish Government, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise, South of Scotland Enterprise, sector developers, Skills Development Scotland, the Energy Skills Partnership, the supply chain and industry bodies such as Scottish Renewables, DeepWind and Forth and Tay Offshore. 

Find out more about those involved below.

Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council

The body which guides offshore development in Scotland.

Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council


Offshore wind supply chain cluster specialising in deep water fixed and floating wind.

DeepWind Cluster

Forth and Tay Offshore

Supply chain cluster serving the Firth of Forth.

Forth & Tay Offshore Cluster

Scottish Renewables

Membership body covering all renewable energy technologies.

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Skills Development Scotland

The national skills development agency for Scotland.

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Energy Skills Partnership

Energy Skills Partnership for Scottish colleges.

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More about the industry

Explore more about the offshore industry in Scotland.


The Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council (SOWEC) is a partnership between the Scottish public sector and the offshore wind industry.

Forth & Tay Offshore Cluster

The Forth & Tay Offshore Wind cluster operate in the east of Scotland developing the supply chain and workforce.

The Offshore Wind Market in Scotland

The Scottish offshore wind market is now one of the largest in the world and currently leads on the development of commercial floating wind with 15GW of in the pipeline


Find out what's happening across Scotland in the offshore wind market.