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Subsea 7 awarded renewables contract offshore Scotland
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Subsea 7 awarded renewables contract offshore Scotland

03 Jun 2020 – Subsea 7 announced today the award of a major(1) contract by Seagreen Wind Energy, part of SSE Renewables for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the foundations and inner array grid cables for the Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm project, located approximately 27km off the east coast of Scotland. The Seagreen development will be a 1,075MW offshore wind farm, comprising 114 wind turbine generators.

Seaway 7, the Renewables business unit of Subsea 7, will manage the EPCI of the 114 wind turbine generator foundations and approximately 300km of associated inner array grid cables. The agreement will immediately secure 30 jobs within Seaway 7’s Aberdeen office where the EPCI contract will be managed, with this number expected to reach around 50 jobs at the peak of activity.

John Hill, Seagreen Project Director, said: “Seaway 7 brings a wealth of offshore wind knowledge and expertise and we are pleased to welcome them and their Aberdeen team to Seagreen.”

Steph McNeill, Executive Vice President – Renewables at Seaway 7, said: “We are looking forward to continuing our successful collaborative relationship with SSE Renewables as we help construct Seagreen. We have been active in the UK Renewables sector for over a decade and are very pleased to continue to support the ongoing energy transition in the UK. The Seagreen project will be managed from our Seaway 7 office in Aberdeen, bringing our offshore wind expertise to the largest offshore wind project in Scotland.”

(1) Subsea 7 defines a major contract as being over USD 750 million.

Seaway 7 brings a wealth of offshore wind knowledge and expertise and we are pleased to welcome them and their Aberdeen team to Seagreen.”

John Hill
Seagreen Project Director

We are looking forward to continuing our successful collaborative relationship with SSE Renewables as we help construct Seagreen. We have been active in the UK Renewables sector for over a decade and are very pleased to continue to support the ongoing energy transition in the UK.”

Steph McNeill
Executive Vice President – Renewables at Seaway 7
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