Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £1.5 million in UK companies partnering with US consortia to work on projects as part of the $40 million US National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium programme (NOWRDC).
The Launch Academy is a national technology accelerator programme for the offshore wind industry, focusing on near to market solutions. Designed to enhance the UK’s offshore wind supply chain, enable greater UK content and support cost reduction through innovation.
The Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP), managed by the Carbon Trust, has today launched the Floating Wind Technology Acceleration Competition to accelerate the development and commercialisation of floating wind. The Carbon Trust, together with 14 leading offshore wind developers represented by the Floating Wind JIP, will select the best ideas with a particular emphasis on mooring systems and operations and maintenance (O&M).
Companies are being invited to bid for work on Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm.
SSE Renewables is offering a range of contracts for the building of Seagreen off the coast of Fife. It will be one of the most significant construction projects undertaken in Scotland.
Montrose Port has been selected as the preferred operations and maintenance base for the Seagreen offshore wind farm. The news comes after the project’s successful bid in the UK Government’s Contracts for Difference Auction.