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Looking back at our milestones

We have already celebrated some significant milestones some of which are highlighted below.

2020

Angus Council approves two applications relating to the project cable route allowing for works to commence.

2020

SSE Renewables takes final investment decision to proceed with the Seagreen 1 offshore wind farm.  The £3bn project will be taken forward together with a new joint venture partner, Total, with whom SSE Renewables has entered into an agreement to sell a 51% stake in Seagreen 1.   SSE Renewables will continue to lead on the development and construction of the project, supported by Total.

2020

Seagreen reaches a voluntary land agreement with Angus Council, Carnoustie Golf Links Management Committee (CGLMC), and other key landowners to allow the development of the underground cable route to Tealing substation for the Seagreen offshore wind farm.

2020

Angus Council grants planning permission for the Tealing Substation zone.

2019

Seagreen hosts successful and well attended 'Meet the Buyer' Roadshow supported by Tier One Contractors in Aberdeen, Inverness and Dundee.

2019

Montrose Port on Scotland’s East Coast is selected by SSE Renewables as the preferred location for the Seagreen Operations and Maintenance base.

2019

15 year Contract for Difference (CfD) awarded by UK Government for 454MW.

2019

Submitted details to Angus Council Planning Department with the aim of discharging the Matters Specified on the Planning Permission in Principle for the onshore cable route and the works at the Tealing substation.

2018

Optimised application submitted to Scottish Ministers for similar, but improved, designs of the 2014 consented wind farms in the same area based on fewer, larger, higher capacity wind turbines than currently consented including a monopile foundation option.

2018

Scottish Ministers approve application to remove the capacity limits.

2018

Application submitted to Marine Scotland to vary the 2014 consents to remove the consented capacity limits to recognise the advances in offshore wind turbine technology and allow the installation of higher capacity wind turbines.

2017

The consents awarded in 2014 were confirmed following legal challenge by the RSPB.

2014

Scottish Ministers awarded consent for Seagreen Alpha and Seagreen Bravo..

2013

Angus Council granted in principle an application for the Onshore Transmission Asset (the infrastructure required from landfall at Carnoustie to a new substation at Tealing).

2012

Applications submitted by Seagreen Alpha and Seagreen Bravo (on behalf of Seagreen) for development consent to construct and operate two offshore wind farms (and associated infrastructure) within the Firth of Forth Development Zone.

2010

Seagreen Wind Energy Ltd awarded exclusive development rights to the Firth of Forth Round 3 Offshore Wind Farm Development Zone (Zone 2) by the Crown Estate.

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