Renewables – offshore wind

To support the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting temperature increase to 1.5°C, Europe will need a CO2-neutral electricity supply by 2045. A target we cannot meet unless we ramp up Europe’s offshore wind capacity, says Michiel Müller from consultancy Ecofys, a Navigant company. The company’s energy experts calculated that the current offshore wind installation rate would have to triple to get this goal within reach. They argue that an integrated North Sea Grid is the only way to achieve this growth at lowest possible cost while maximizing benefits to the environment.

Energy Post 8th Aug 2017 read more »

Wick harbour has secured a new future as a hub for the renewables sector thanks to a major expansion of the Beatrice offshore wind farm currently under construction in the Moray Firth.

Scotsman 11th Aug 2017 read more »

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Published: 12 August 2017