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Scotwind

ScotWind is the first round of offshore wind leasing in Scotland in decades and is a programme launched by the Crown Estate Scotland opening up 10 GW of renewable energy production. The Crown Estate Scotland recently announced that Magnora Offshore Wind has been successful in our application for a floating offshore wind project in the N3 area in the North-western part of Scotland.

About our

Project

Magnora Offshore Wind has been awarded an option for lease for the N3 project, summarized as follows:

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     Application partners

  • N3 area in the north-west of Scotland

  • High wind speed & capacity factor (11.5m/s & 56%)​

  • Water depth of 106-125m

Timeline & activities in  development phase​​

  • Engagement with supply chain and stakeholders to start at option lease award in 2022

  • Consent in 2026

  • Final Investment Decision (FID) in 2028

  • Production start in 2030​

     Supply chain​​

  • Local fabrication and assembly

  • UK operated vessels for installation​

  • Create local labour market for the O&M industry

     Technology

  • Technology agnostic

  • 15MW turbines and total capacity 500MW

  • Floating offshore wind with
    concrete floater

     Application partners

  • Magnora Offshore Wind(Magnora & TechnipFMC)

  • DNV as a knowledge partner within wind assessment, EIA and technical aspects

  • Local harbour Stornoway Port & yard Kishorn Port

     Differentiators​

  • Strong experience within the partners covering relevant technologies and competence areas​

  • Local content for floater fabrication in Scotland and UK operated vessels​

  • Competence to facilitate for Hydrogen production

Our

Next steps

We are now progressing the project according to plan and in line with our core values.

Key activities in the next phase will be Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and investigation.

For questions, please contact
contact@magnoraoffshorewind.com

For suppliers, please contact
suppliers@magnoraoffshorewind.com

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