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Scotland wants to introduce local content requirements for offshore wind

The Scottish government is planning to have 10 GW of offshore wind capacity installed ahead of 2030 – but local jobs should also result, says minister following "recent disappointments".

Problems with the delivery of jacket foundations for the Beatrice offshore wind farm pushed the Scottish yard Bifab to the verge of insolvency. The facility was sold to Canadian JV Drien in 2018. | Photo: Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd.

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