Swedish energy giant to build Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm

The Swedish state-owned energy company Vattenfall has announced that it has won the tender to build Denmark’s largest offshore windfarm, Kriegers Flak. The development will have an output of 600 MW, which will be capable of supplying energy to 600,000 houses – an impressive 23% of the country’s homes. In a press release, Gunnar Groebler, […]

115mph winds gave Scotland its greatest renewables day yet

For the first time ever, Scotland produced enough energy in 24 hours to run the entire country for a whole day. It’s no mystery that the north of the UK is a good place to put down a wind turbine, with frequent high winds and naturally hilly geology. However, with a bit of luck and […]

World’s largest floating windfarm to be built in Scottish waters

The world’s largest floating windfarm is set to be built 15 miles off the coast of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, after the Scottish government granted permission for construction work to begin. The Norwegian oil and gas giant Statoil, which already manages a single turbine off Norway, will build a 30MW pilot park consisting of five floating 6MW […]