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Weekly update, 20th June

25th Jun, 2016

Energy & Business Services: The MeyGen project in the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth has reached another milestone, with Atlantis Resources reporting this week that Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution has connected the MeyGen project to the 33kv Ness of Quoys electricity distribution network. More information is at Enabling activities: I was really […]

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Weekly update, 13th June

17th Jun, 2016

Energy & Business Services: The CNSRP Delivery Group met this week, and we took the opportunity to have a round table discussion on the likely actions needed to support the delivery of local economic benefit from the £2.6 Bn Beatrice Offshore Windfarm project. One of the strengths of the Partnership is the ability to bring […]

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Weekly update, 6th June

10th Jun, 2016

Energy & Business Services: A further element of detail is added to the emerging picture of contract awards associated with the £2.6 Bn Beatrice Offshore Windfarm project, with the news this week that Tier 1 supply chain company Siemens has awarded the contract to install up to 84 turbines to Swire Blue Ocean. It is […]

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Weekly update, 30th May

03rd Jun, 2016

Energy & Business Services: A further contract announcement this week regarding the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm development off the Caithness coast. Scottish company Sgurr Energy have been awarded a three year construction monitoring contract. More details at It was also great to read, see and hear the piece from BBC Scotland across yesterday’s (Thursday’s) news […]

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Weekly update, 16th May

20th May, 2016

Energy & Business Services: One of the main project focal points for partners over the past three years has been the potential to attract the operations and maintenance base for the Beatrice Offshore Wind development to Wick, and news this week that this moves ever closer with a piece in the RE News online feed […]

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Weekly update, 21st March

23rd Mar, 2016

Please note that there will be no weekly updates from CNSRP during the election period leading up to the Scottish Elections in May. The next CNSRP update is due on Friday 6th May. Energy & Business Services: CNSRP partner representatives were in Aberdeen earlier this week to take part in an Influencers’ event coordinated by […]

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Weekly update, 14th March

18th Mar, 2016

Energy & Business Services: Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL) held a pre-application consultation event in Wick this week in support of plans related to the onshore infrastructure at Wick Harbour for its proposed offshore windfarm development off the Caithness coast. IT was good to speak to members of the BOWL team, and to see the […]

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Weekly update, 1st February

05th Feb, 2016

Energy & Business Services: Good to meet this week with June Love and the contractor  who is helping CNSRP partner Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) with some work on cost comparison in the oil & gas sector. The work, which is supported by Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd, is also linked to work being taken forward […]

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Weekly update, 11th January 2016

22nd Jan, 2016

Energy & Business Services: Dounreay Trì Limited is proposing to demonstrate a floating offshore wind farm approximately 6 km NW of Dounreay. The proposal consists of two turbines, located on a single semi-submersible floating platform, with an installed capacity of between 8 to 16 megawatts (MW). It is proposed that a single export cable will […]

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Weekly update, 14th December 2015

18th Dec, 2015

Energy & Business Services: Further movement in the tidal energy sector in Scotland this week, with the news that Atlantis Resources Ltd has reached an agreement with Scottish Power Renewables to purchase two of SPR’s tidal projects in Scotland. The projects are a 10MW proposal for the Sound of Islay and a 100MW project at […]

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