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Welsh Ministers provide final consent for Wales’ pioneering floating wind project
Welsh Ministers have granted a Section 36 consent with deemed planning permission to Blue Gem Wind to build and operate the Erebus project. The news follows the recent decision by Natural Resources Wales to provide the joint venture between TotalEnergies and Simply...
Erebus, Wales’ pioneering floating wind project secures marine licence
Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture between TotalEnergies, one of the world’s largest energy companies, and Simply Blue Group, has secured a marine licence for the 100MW Erebus project. Working with OWC, MarineSpace, ITPEnergised and Burges Salmon, and following a...
Pembrokeshire school names second platform for Erebus floating wind farm
Max Scott, a year three pupil from Pennar Community School in Pembrokeshire has named the second floating wind platform from project Erebus. The school took part in Blue Gem Wind’s STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Maths) focussed education programme. The...
Blue Gem Wind supports Pembrokeshire college with new Pearson BTEC Engineering Course
Blue Gem Wind are supporting Pembrokeshire College with a BTEC Engineering course aimed at providing a pathway to renewables for 14-16 year-olds. The new course, which begins in September, will be delivered in partnership with other local renewable energy companies...
Blue Gem Wind appoints UK based collaboration as Owner’s Engineer for Valorous Celtic Sea Floating Wind Project
Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture between TotalEnergies, one of the world’s largest energy companies, and Simply Blue Group, the pioneer of floating wind in the Celtic Sea, has appointed OWC as Owner’s Engineer for the pre-FEED of the proposed Valorous floating...
Blue Gem Wind host Prof Andrew Campbell, Chair of the Ministerial Advisory Board for the Economy in Wales
Blue Gem Wind were delighted to host Prof Andrew Campbell, Chair of the Ministerial Advisory Board for the Economy in Wales, to our Pembroke Dock HQ. We discussed the huge opportunities floating offshore wind in the Celtic Sea can bring to Wales and the South West....
Senior Contract Manager
Role Description: Senior Contracts Manager Background Blue Gem Wind (BGW) is responsible for developing two floating offshore wind farms in the Celtic Sea. The first, a 100 MW ‘Test and Demonstration’ project (Erebus) with milestones for FID 2024 and Commercial...
Blue Gem Wind deploy floating lidar at Valorous and share wave data with local surfers
Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture between TotalEnergies, one of the world’s largest energy companies, and Simply Blue Group has recently deployed a floating LiDAR system to the proposed Valorous project site to continue an offshore metocean campaign in the Celtic Sea. ...
Blue Gem Wind highly commended in STEM Inspiration awards for floating wind education programme
Blue Gem Wind has been highly commended at the 2022 STEM Inspiration Awards for the development and delivery of a floating wind education programme aimed at assisting in the delivery of the New Curriculum for Wales. Mike Scott, Project Managing Director at Blue Gem...
UK Government Ministers visit Blue Gem Wind and Port of Milford Haven for update on Wales’ first floating offshore wind farm
Secretary of State for Wales, Simon Hart MP and Parliamentary Under-Secretary State for Wales, David T.C. Davies MP joined Blue Gem Wind and the Port of Milford Haven to discuss progress on Wales’ and the Celtic Sea’s first floating wind farm and the critical...
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