ScottishPower Renewables, part of the Iberdrola Group and the leading developer of wind-powered energy generation in the UK, has today announced that it has begun work on its first UK onshore wind projects developed without a government backed contract.
The state-of-the-art new operations and maintenance building for East Anglia’s largest offshore windfarm to date has officially opened its doors.
East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm, a joint venture between ScottishPower Renewables and Green Investment Group, has successfully generated its first power as the project takes another significant step towards completion.
The group will continue to be the majority shareholder, with 60% of this offshore wind farm, which will be one of the largest in the world when it enters into operation.
The successful installation of the first East Anglia ONE turbine represents a significant milestone for a project bringing an economic boost to the East of England and wider UK.
The Scottish Government has approved ScottishPower plans for the UK’s largest windfarm, Whitelee, to have its own purpose built super battery on site, in what will be one of the biggest battery projects in the UK.
A decade on from the opening of the UK’s largest onshore windfarm, new research shows it has generated enough clean, green energy to provide almost 90% of total annual household electricity consumed by Scottish households and businesses.
ScottishPower Renewables is seeking to repower one of its existing windfarms north of Donegal Town, Co. Donegal, to ensure the delivery of clean green power for generations to come.
ScottishPower can today confirm that as part of its £6bn investment plan it is actively pursuing future offshore wind projects in England and Scotland to ensure one third of the UK’s electricity can be produced by wind by 2030.
The 75-metre long blades are being made at Siemens Gamesa's Hull factory demonstrating ScottishPower Renewables' commitment to UK content.
Glasgow Warrior Lee Jones was first in line today as the doors to Whitelee Windfarm’s Visitor Centre re-opened for a tenth season following a winter break.