12/18/2019 | Press release | Archived content
Aberdeen, Scotland, December 16, 2019 - Helix Robotics Solutions Limited has been awarded three scopes of work for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm project by EDF Renewables.
Gary Aylmer, Helix Robotics Solutions Vice President - Europe and West Africa, stated 'This is a significant award for Helix as it represents an expansion to our current renewable offering - to better support the development of the UK's offshore renewable energy sector. As a company based in Scotland, we are immensely proud to have been selected by EDF Renewables to perform the work on a Scottish offshore windfarm and look forward to working with them and the local supply chain in delivering this significant project.'
Helix Robotics Solutions has been awarded the following scopes of work which are expected to proceed as follows and commence imminently. The project will be managed and overseen by the core team in Aberdeen, supported by specialist subcontractors from within Scotland and the wider UK:
Helix shall utilize local ports for mobilization / demobilization and support services.
The NnG offshore wind farm will be located 15.5 km off the Fife coast and will cover an area of approximately 105 km2. The project has the potential to generate 450MW of renewable energy, which is enough power to supply around 375,000 Scottish homes - more than the whole of Edinburgh - and to offset over 400,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions each year. Offshore construction is scheduled to start in June 2020 and full commissioning is expected to complete in 2023.
Helix Robotic Solutions Limited is a division of Helix Energy Solutions Group , Inc., (NYSE: HLX). For more information about Helix Energy Solutions Group, please visit our website at www.helixesg.com.