Exploring Offshore Wind around the coast of Caithness

  • Date: Wednesday 24th March, 2021
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Duration: 1 Hour
  • Format: Zoom Webinar
  • Presenter: Magnus Davidson, Environmental Research Institute, North Highland College, University of the Highlands and Islands
  • Suitable for 14+
  • Free Entry

This talk will explore the offshore wind potential found around the coast of Caithness, beginning with the two turbines built for the Beatrice Platform in 2007, before discussing the newer developments such as BOWL and Moray East, built and being built off the east coast of the county. The talk will explore how these developments can benefit us at a local, regional, national, and international level before going onto look at the plans for the Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm, off Dounreay, and onto the wider potential from the new ScotWind leasing round.

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