ScottishPower is part of Iberdrola, a global energy leader, the number-one producer of wind power. Responsible for progressing Iberdrola’s renewable energy projects in the UK, ScottishPower Renewables also manages the development, construction and operation of offshore windfarms throughout the world…
and currently has over 40 operational windfarm sites generating over 2.5GW of renewable energy.
The joint ventures with Shell join other offshore wind transactions carried out by Iberdrola in recent years which have allowed the development of wind farms in the Baltic Sea (Wikinger, Windanker, Baltic Eagle), the North Sea (East Anglia ONE, Flagship), the Irish Sea (West of Duddon Sands), the coast of Massachusetts (Vineyard Wind, Park City Wind, Commonwealth Wind) and the coast of Brittany in France (Saint Brieuc). Iberdrola has operational assets, pipeline and other early stage developments of approximately 35 GW in the UK, US, Germany, France, Poland, Sweden, Norway, Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Brazil.
Iberdrola operates 37.4 GW of renewables across the world and has a pipeline of over 81.5 GW of renewable projects.
EA ONE provided £30 million investment for new or improved operations, maintenance and port facilities across the East of England and supported almost 3,500 jobs at the peak of construction as well as 100 long-term skilled jobs at its operations and maintenance base over the lifetime of the project. More than half the project’s supply chain was provided by the UK market, with more than £75 million committed to local suppliers. A dedicated skills outreach programme engaged more than 4,200 young people in East Anglia.
ScottishPower is a Principal Partner for the COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference. It is developing an energy model that will play a significant role towards reaching the UK’s world-leading climate change targets and is investing a total of £10 billion between 2020-2025 in the clean energy generation and networks infrastructure needed to help the UK decarbonise and reach Net Zero emissions.