Scotland’s 100MW Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm (PFOWF) – currently on track to the emerging sector’s largest-ever array – plans to cut its project area by 50% and turbine-count from ten to seven, following stakeholder consultations with the local community that will look out on the pioneering North Sea development.

The announcement comes ahead of the project developer’s consent application submission to Marine Scotland later in the summer for PFOWF, which is angling to have a flagship turbine deployed on the site 6.5km