SNP in ‘climate hypocrisy’ row
Wind farm developers have announced £2.6 billion of investment and a clutch of big deals.
The 950 megawatt (MW) Moray East Offshore Windfarm yesterday confirmed multimillion-pound contracts with Siemens, Boskalis and MHI Vestas.
Dutch cable firm Boskalis announced a £98 million deal to lay inter-array cabling, while Siemens and turbine firm MHI Vestas said they had inked “significant multimillion pound deals”.
The wind farm will be built in agreement by developers EDP Renewables, Diamond Generating Europe and Engie.
The developers also
Major deals signed
revealed last month the upcoming wind farm will be able to “meet the needs of 40% of Scotland’s households”.
Moray East Offshore Windfarm added that it will also generate power at almost twothirds less than the cost of current UK wind farms.
The development, due to begin construction in 2021, is expected to power more than 950,00 homes.
Moray East board director Dan Finch said: “Siemens announced that it would be working with local contractor I&H Brown, who will provide management of the site work provided by the engineering firm.”