New proposals have been unveiled to boost the next generation of offshore wind projects in Scottish waters. Crown Estate Scotland has published a new paper outlining the draft process for developers to lease a seabed site for the construction and operation of an offshore windfarm.
The world’s first floating wind farm was officialy opened in Scotland last October The potential economic benefits of developing more floating wind projects in Scotland is to be examined in a new study led by Crown Estate Scotland (CES).
The Hywind Scotland offshore wind farm development Crown Estate Scotland – the body that manages leasing of the seabed – is to start discussions with industry, government and interested organisations to prepare for potential new offshore wind leasing.
Two Scottish renewable energy projects which will power more than one million homes have been awarded 15-year contracts after a UK government auction. The Moray East Offshore wind farm, planned for the Moray Firth, has been awarded a contract in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Str