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Offshore Wind Market in Scotland

Scotland plans to deliver more than 40GW of offshore wind by 2035

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ScotWind Leasing Round

The outcome of the ScotWind offshore wind leasing round from Crown Estate Scotland was announced on the 17 January 2022. It exceeded all capacity expectations with 25GW being spread across 17 projects. The additional Clearing Round, announced in 22 August 2022, has added a further three projects totalling 2.8GW and with additional developer capacity being added to ScotWind this has raised the final round total to just over 30GW.  


INTOG Leasing Round

The Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas leasing round is a new round, with a total capacity of 5.4GW, aimed at helping the oil and gas industry in the North Sea to decarbonise the production energy on their platforms and infrastructure.


Offshore wind projects

Below is a map showing all of the Scottish offshore wind projects with a listing of everything in our pipeline. Links to more detailed lists on the projects are below.
This map can be downloaded using the following link (when using the map please credit Highlands and Islands Enterprise as the source). 
Scotland Offshore Wind Project map Jan 24  (File size 823kb)

Project status map

*hover / touch to see more information Map and project status for Scottish offshore wind market

Scottish Project Listing

Find out more about current offshore wind projects in Scotland, their status and what we are planning to deliver in floating wind.




Oil and gas major, bp, were successful in securing a ScotWind site along with their development partner EnBW

bp has a proud 100-year history in Scotland. We want to thank Crown Estate Scotland for the opportunity to now start a new chapter, helping Scotland continue as a global energy leader for the next 100 years. We have a fantastic partner in EnBW and now an even more competitive portfolio of nearly 6GW of combined offshore wind to develop together.

Bernard Looney, Chief Executive Officer, bp

Location: Aberdeen
Website: bp.com

What's happening?

Find out more about current projects and leasing rounds.

Current Projects

Find out about current operational, under construction and in planning project.

ScotWind Leasing Round

Information on the Crown Estate Scotland ScotWind leasing round sites and their developers

INTOG Leasing Round

Scottish Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round map of areas and oil and gas assets in the North Sea