Published: 13 November 2020 13 November 2020
SSE Renewables has joined forces with Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni) and Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) to work together on joint bids for the ScotWind seabed leasing process managed by Crown Estate Scotland.
Headquartered in Perth, Scotland, SSE Renewables already has an offshore wind portfolio in Scotland. SSE Renewables, as part of a joint ventures, is also leading the construction of the 1.1GW Seagreen project and the 3.6GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm.
Marubeni is currently leading a consortium to build Japan’s first commercial scale offshore wind projects at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture. The company is also participating in two floating offshore wind demonstration projects in Japan.
CIP already delivers offshore wind with interests in Europe, Asia, North America and Australia and a global offshore wind pipeline of over 10GW. Copenhagen Offshore Partners, who provide development and construction services exclusively for CIP, recently opened offices in Edinburgh which will serve as their global floating offshore wind competence centre.