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Dry weather and Low winds hit SSE’s renewable generation

Dry weather and Low winds hit SSE’s renewable generation : Low winds and dry weather in the UK have harmed SSE’s renewable energy generation this year. SSE Renewables‘ output was down 32% year-on-year, an estimated 11% shortfall compared to overall output forecasted for the year. The graph depicts the change in renewable energy generation from…
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£3.8m to plans supporting offshore wind & UK air defence

£3.8m to plans supporting offshore wind & UK air defence: 7 projects have been given £3.8 million in funding to establish technologies that back the co-existence of offshore wind farms & UK air defence systems. It is being supplied under the 2nd phase of the Wind farm Mitigation for UK Air Defence competition, which focuses…
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UK beats record with offshore wind production investment

UK beats record with offshore wind production investment: Britain has witnessed a record breaking financing in its offshore wind production sector this year. Fresh research published yesterday by RenewableUK concludes that already reported investments in new factories this year are valued at over £900 million. The trade association believes that this is the greatest yearly…
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How can Artifical Intelligence save puffins?

How can Artifical Intelligence save puffins?: A collaboration between SSE, Microsoft, Avanade, and NatureScot aims to investigate how artificial intelligence (AI) can help one of the UK’s most beloved birds. The Flying Squad pilot project will use technology to track puffin numbers along the Scottish coast. The technology was recently put to the test during…
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Last turbine set at 857MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm

Last turbine set at 857MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm: The final one out of 90 turbines has been set up at the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm, situated off the Lincolnshire coast. Turbine installation at the 857MW offshore wind farm began in January 2021 with the last install completion anticipated in 2022. Triton Knoll,…
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RWE starts renewable energy study with TVE

RWE starts renewable energy study with TVE: RWE & Tees Valley Education (TVE) have teamed up to begin a series of educational supplies to teach students about renewable energy. The 5 school multi-academy trust has connected with the energy company’s Sofia Offshore Wind Farm to make and examine a succession of offshore wind teaching materials…
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GIG gets offshore wind project in Ireland

GIG gets offshore wind project in Ireland: Green Investment Group (GIG) has obtained the producer of a wind farm located in Galway, Ireland. The purported Sceirde Rocks project is an advanced 400MW offshore wind farm, that is forecast to produce enough energy to power as much as 295,000 homes. GIG Project Director Séamus McCabe stated:…
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Floating offshore wind port may bring £1.5bn to Scotland

Floating offshore wind port may bring £1.5bn to Scotland: The development of a floating offshore wind port cluster that can connect manufacturers together may produce £1.5 billion in economic favour for Scotland. Managed by Professor Sir Jim McDonald of Strathclyde University, a current study, authorised by the Scottish Government & offshore industry, advises a partnership…
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Scotland’s offshore wind farm gets jacket foundations

Scotland’s offshore wind farm gets jacket foundations: Jacket foundations for what will develop into Scotland’s biggest offshore wind farm have reached the Port of Nigg in Cromarty Firth. Jacket foundations, settled in the seabed, are the framework that support offshore wind turbines. The jacket elements are to be set up as part of the foundations…
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RWE with help from Fugro will probe 3 offshore wind sites

RWE with help from Fugro will probe 3 offshore wind sites: RWE Renewables has arranged the geo-data expert Fugro for seabed examinations at 3 significant offshore wind sites within the UK as well as Ireland. The seafloor along with geophysical facts that develop because of the project studies at Dublin Array in Ireland & North…
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