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 has 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. The project is named Talisk Offshore Wind.
Talisk Offshore Wind Project
The project area is situated 35 kilometers offshore from Western Isles.
Why Talisk? The story behind the name.
Talisk Offshore Wind Project can be summarized as follows:
- 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
- Local fabrication and assembly
- UK operated vessels for installation
- Create local labour market for the O&M industry
- Technology agnostic
- 15MW turbines and total capacity 500MW
- Floating offshore wind with
- Magnora Offshore Wind(Magnora & TechnipFMC)
- DNV as a knowledge partner within wind assessment, EIA and technical aspects
- Local harbour Stornoway Port & yard Kishorn Port
- 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
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.
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