Commenting on the bid, SFS Equity CEO, Steffen Grosse said: “This presents a unique supply chain-led consortium, combining the extensive offshore wind development experience of Mainstream and SFS with world-leading equipment suppliers in Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy.
“Our consortium’s track record of success means we can deliver on our clear plan to drive forward Scotland’s green energy transition supported by the transformation of the local Scottish supply chain.”
On the importance of communities, Mainstream CEO Mary Quaney added: “Mainstream’s strong commitment to community engagement in Scotland is central to what made the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm a success.
“We’ve set the bar high, and with a highly experienced local team and Centre of Excellence in Edinburgh, we’re perfectly placed to deliver the next era of offshore wind for the Scottish economy, supply chain and communities.”
On the role of collaboration in developing supply chains, Siemens Gamesa CEO, Andreas Nauen, said: “Powerful partnerships with purpose are crucial for Siemens Gamesa as we work to unlock the potential of wind around the globe.