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Scottish Engineering appointed as new project lead for the Forth and Tay Offshore Cluster

Scottish Engineering is delighted to have been awarded the position of project manager for the Forth and Tay Offshore (FTO) cluster, promoting and supporting the growth of the offshore wind supply chain on the East of Scotland.

Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm Supply Chain Opportunities

Are you a supplier who is passionate about renewable energy and tackling climate change? Who is committed to continuous improvement and constantly pushes boundaries to improve efficiency? If so, Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm needs to hear from you!

Xodus to support SMEs in growth of Scottish offshore wind supply chain

Scottish Enterprise has appointed global energy consultancy Xodus Group to the role of Offshore Wind Cluster Builder to develop and grow the offshore wind supply chain across Scotland.

The Offshore Wind Cluster Builder will support Scotland’s existing offshore wind clusters, DeepWind and Forth and Tay Offshore, in their remit to foster collaboration, drive competitiveness and improve productivity in Scottish Offshore Wind.

OWGP launches £4.2M support package for UK offshore wind supply chain

The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has launched its latest and largest tranche of grant funding and tailored business support for UK offshore wind supply chain companies in a package totalling £4.2M.

Harland & Wolff win NnG wind farm contract

Scottish yard secures key fabrication contract for major wind farm off the coast of Fife

Harland & Wolff are to manufacture eight turbine jacket foundations at their newly acquired yard in Methil, Fife, for use at Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm. The £26m contract is due to commence on 1 July and is anticipated to support around 260 jobs.

 

Today’s news follows previous wins in the Forth and Tay Offshore cluster region including:

  • Forth Ports securing the contract to assemble NnG’s 54 turbines at Port of Dundee
  • Eyemouth Harbour being selected to serve as the O&M base for NnG
  • Partac being appointed to conduct marine surveys
  • Montrose Bag Company being contracted to supply staff and contractors kit bags
  • The appointment of StormGeo to provide weather intelligence and advanced data science
  • A contract for Merrick Training to provide training for off-road driving skills

 

Construction of EDF Renewables’ 450MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm is currently underway 15.5 km off the Fife coast. The project covers an area of approximately 105 km² and is due for completion in 2023.

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