It is expected to create around 500 jobs while also delivering £540 million to the local economy.Mr Haag, NnG project director, said the wind farm build would resume with a small, staggered workforce return in line social distancing rules.
He added: “Initially, we will only have a few people on site to put in place control measures so the rest of the team can start work safely later that week.
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“Once that’s happened we will have a reduced workforce on site, including essential supervisory staff.“The arrangements we have put in place will be under regular review as we continue to closely monitor Covid-19 and follow the Scottish Government’s guidance.”
NnG wind farm, a 54-turbine projects, was due to begin full offshore construction in June 2020 before the Covid-19 outbreak.
EDF Renewables sold half of the NnG project to Irish firm ESB in November last year.
State energy minister Anthony Lynham said the Dulacca project followed the $48 million Baking Board solar farm at Chinchilla and $217 million Darling Downs solar farm, which started operating on the Western Downs late last year, as well as another five south-west renewable energy projects either committed or underway.
The first initial payment was understood to be around £50 million.