The Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm has awarded a contract to MPI Workboats to supply three passenger transfer vessels [PTVs] and crews to transport its turbine technicians into the wind farm field to carry out the maintenance work which is essential to its the efficient operation.
The grey seals around Blakeney Point are an iconic part of life in North Norfolk,
with seasonal boat trips from Blakeney and Morston quays taking residents and visitors to see the seals and their pups.
The Sheringham Shoal Community Fund, set up by the owners of the offshore wind farm to help
local 'green' projects, has awarded a grant of £6,800 to Kickstart of Dereham to invest in energy-efficient electric mopeds.
Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm is holding a Public Drop-In Exhibition to
explain the necessity for, and nature of, further works at the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm's electricity substation at
Salle in Norfolk at Cawston Village Hall on 21st January 2015.
The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) has today announced a £240m investment in
the UK's offshore wind sector. GIB is purchasing a 20 per cent stake from Statoil and Statkraft in Scira Offshore Energy Limited (Scira),
the owner of Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm.
During Spring 2014, Statkraft, with responsibility for Operation and Maintenance of
the SSOWF site, has successfully recruited eight additional personnel to add to the existing team working out of Wells-next-the-Sea,
with the support of East Anglian recruitment specialists, Cooper Lomaz.
A reception was held at Wind Farm Place, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk on 9 January 2014
to celebrate Statkraft becoming the Operator of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm
During Autumn 2013 four new recruits have joined the expanding team operating the
Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. Four new positions have been created as part of the planned organisation strategy to support
the efficient maintenance and safe operation of the plant.
Friday 27th September 2013 marks the first anniversary of the official opening ceremony of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. Exactly one year ago Norfolk's majestic Holkham Hall was the setting for the official opening of this 317 MW renewable energy power plant.
Statkraft will take over responsibility as Operation and Maintenance (O&M) operator of
Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm in January 2014. The current operator, Scira Offshore Energy Ltd, will remain as the legal
entity while employees will be transferred to Statkraft. The joint venture company is owned 50/50 by Statkraft and Statoil.
Scira Offshore Energy, the operator of the 88 turbine Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm,
today announced the appointment of their new Power Plant Manager, Jason Halsey. Jason will succeed Einar Strømsvâg who will return
to Stavanger to take on new challenges in parent company Statoil, after his successful 4 year secondment to Scira.
A formal celebration on Friday 19th April 2013 marked Scira Offshore Energy's move
from the 'Prepare for Operations' stage of the Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm to its long term 'Operation and Maintenance' stage.
Norman Lamb, the MP for North Norfolk and Minister of State at the Department of Health, formally opened Wind Farm Place,
the purpose-built Operation and Maintenance base, which Scira moved into in February.