Bifab wind contract lifeline decision unlikely before Christmas. Concern is mounting no decision will be made in time for Christmas on a potential lifeline renewables contract for BiFab. The firm is currently competing for a Moray East Windfarm fabrication deal, which many hoped would be announced before the festive season.
Energy Voice 19th Dec 2018 read more »
United Arab Emirates-based firm Lamprell has been handed a £160 million fabrication contract for the Moray East Offshore Windfarm. The deal, which will see the firm construct 45 wind turbine jackets and three offshore substations.
Energy Voice 21st Dec 2018 read more »
The results of a consultation into a major new wind farm off the coast of East Yorkshire have been revealed. Hornsea Project Four, which would follow on from the development of Projects One to Three, is still in the early stages of development, but is expected to be able to power more than one million homes. Renewables giant Ørsted held consultations in October across the East Riding, inviting members of the public to view the plans, as it prepares for life beyond 2020. Almost three quarters (73 per cent) of those surveyed said they supported the plans, with 90 per cent saying they believed offshore wind had the potential to contribute significantly to the UK’s low carbon ambitions. “We are committed to buying blades from Siemens in Hull, and we also work with other local companies, such as Hobson & Porter and Lightowler.” Hornsea Project Four is earmarked to be built on a site to the west of the Hornsea One and Two wind farms.
Hull Daily Mail 21st Dec 2018 read more »