Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture between Total, one of the world’s largest energy companies, and Simply Blue Energy, has submitted an environmental scoping report for Valorous, a proposed 300 MW floating offshore windfarm.

Valorous is the second floating offshore wind project being progressed by Blue Gem Wind in the Celtic Sea with the proposed site approximately 50 km South West of the Pembrokeshire coastline.  This project follows on from Erebus, the 96 MW demonstration project that is in already development.

Mike Scott, Project Managing Director, said,Blue Gem Wind is progressing its second floating offshore wind stepping stone project in the Celtic Sea. We believe moving from initial demonstration scale projects, to larger early-commercial developments, will help to capture the highest local supply chain content, and maximise knowledge transfer. We look forward to receiving feedback from Natural Resources Wales on the  scoping report