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Welsh wave energy projects get £1.4m

£1.4 million of new funding from the Welsh Government is being given to four projects which aim to bring down the cost of wave energy. These technologies will develop quick connection systems to improve the installation efficiency and infrastructure of wave power devices and are being funded by the programme Wave Energy Scotland (WES). Aiming…
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Triton Knoll wind farm due to generate power by 2021

The Triton Knoll wind farm is on track to start generating power for the UK by 2021. The facility has successfully installed one out of the two OSPs that will transmit low carbon energy to the shore – the Offshore Substation Platform (OSP) East. 50-kilometre-long subsea export cables will transport the low carbon electricity to…
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First offshore wind leasing by Crown Estate Scotland in a decade

The first offshore wind leasing round in a decade has been launched by Crown Estate Scotland. The organisation, which manages Scotland’s seabed, predicts total investment could surpass £8 billion in ScotWind Leasing projects and suggests the investment opportunity will form a vital part of the green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic in Scotland. The opening…
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