Moray Firth West is an 850MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in North Sea, Scotland, the UK. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 850 850 Permitting Scotland, the UK Moray Offshore Windfarm (West)


The project is being developed by Moray Offshore Windfarm (West). EDP Renovaveis, Engie and AB Ignitis Grupe are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 63.65%, 31.35% and 5% respectively.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 640,000 households, to offset 1,100,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $3,959.581m. The project will be spread over an area of 225km².

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The wind power project consists of 85 turbines.


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