Search results for: Neart na Gaoithe

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  • 8 June 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The first of the two shunt reactors for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm has been transported under police escort from Scotland’s Port of Leith to the NnG onshore substation site near Innerwick, East Lothian. The second shunt reactor is due for delivery in the coming days, according to the latest update from […]

  • 19 May 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore substation (OSS) topsides for the French Saint-Brieuc and Scottish Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farms have been moved out of Engie Solutions and HSM Offshore’s factories in Belgium and the Netherlands, respectively. Ailes Marines selected a joint venture between Engie Solutions and Iemants (a subsidiary of Smulders) to manufacture the offshore substation for the […]

  • 7 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Saipem has awarded TEXO Engineering and Fabrication a fabrication contract for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm. Under the contract, for which TEXO said was multi-million-pound, the company will fabricate temporary steel structures at two of its sites, in Blyth and Dundee. The structures will be deployed by Saipem to assist with the […]

  • 30 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Pre-lay trenching work along a number of inter-array cable routes within the Neart Na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm site are due to begin around 7 August, ahead of the installation of cables at a later date. The inter-array cable routes will be trenched by a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) which will be deployed and controlled […]

  • 16 June 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Export cable burial works are set to soon commence at the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind project in the UK. The burial of the first export cable is due to begin in the week commencing 21 June, with burial of the second cable planned to begin week commencing 19 July 2, at the earliest. […]

  • 18 June 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The first of two export cables has been installed at the nearshore of Thorntonloch Beach as part of the construction of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind project in Scotland. The offshore cable was transported to the nearshore area of Thorntonloch Beach by Prysmian’s 124-meter long cable laying vessel Cable Enterprise. The onshore winch […]

  • 23 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB) has issued a tender seeking foundation and geotechnical consultancy services for offshore wind projects in the UK and Ireland. The tender is divided into three lots, with the first focusing on fixed-foundations engineering consultancy services and the second on floating foundations engineering consultancy services. In the third lot, ESB is […]

  • 11 June 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) Offshore Wind Limited has appointed two Scottish-based businesses to construct its Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at Eyemouth Harbour in Scotland. Muir Construction, based in Inverkeithing, Fife, has been appointed to design and build NnG’s three storey, 1,040 square metre main O&M building and its two storey, 538 square metre storage […]

  • 30 August 2021
    Technology

    Ireland’s energy company ESB is exploring the capabilities of the monopile hammer market for an offshore wind project in the UK whose foundations are planned to be installed using this kind of equipment. ESB has issued a market consultation notice inviting companies to discuss their capabilities to supply, deliver, and operate a monopile hammer which […]

  • 21 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Irish utility and renewable energy developer ESB has submitted applications for two floating projects, each with an installed capacity of up to 1 GW, in the ScotWind seabed leasing process in Scotland. The company has chosen two sites that are suitable for floating wind technology, which will also complement ESB’s planned developments for the south […]

  • 16 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Saipem has selected Harland & Wolff to carry out the fabrication and load-out of eight jacket foundations for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind project in the UK. With work starting from 1 July, Harland & Wolff will use its newly acquired Methil facilities in Fife for the fabrication work, creating around 290 direct […]

  • 3 June 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Five companies operating in the North of Tyne region have been selected to showcase their innovative technologies to offshore wind industry players Equinor and EDF Renewables as part of the Technology, Innovation and Green Growth for Offshore Renewables (TIGGOR) programme. The successful companies – Transmission Dynamics, Kinewell Energy, SMD, Trident Dynamics, and Unasys – will […]

  • 19 March 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The remaining seabed preparation works at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind project are set to recommence at the beginning of April, after the winter pause. The vessel Sartor will carry out the remaining boulder relocation operations in preparation for the installation of inter-array cables in the wind farm area. Boulder relocation is due to […]

  • 15 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB) has issued a tender for electrical consultancy services for the export transmission systems and cable array systems for future offshore wind projects. The services will be delivered for various projects which are at different stages of development, for future generation auctions in Ireland and UK, and for acquisition opportunities within […]

  • 8 March 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Preparation works for the export cable installation for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind project are expected to commence in mid-March. The area where the activities will take place is the nearshore extent of the wind farm’s export cable corridor. Two jack-up vessels, Capall Mara and C57 Red Squirrel, will carry out a small amount […]

  • 2 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has ordered 140 offshore wind turbine towers for three different projects at Denmark’s Welcon. 78 towers will be manufactured for the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) wind farm in the Dutch North Sea, 38 towers for the 342 MW Kaskasi project in the German North Sea, and 24 towers for the 450 […]

  • 12 February 2021
    Business & Finance

    Owner of the Harland & Wolff shipyards, InfraStrata, is acquiring the assets of Scotland’s Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) at Methil in Fife and Arnish in Western Isles. BiFab officially went into administration in December 2020 after a deal for jacket foundation work for the Neart Na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm at the Methil site fell […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) Offshore Wind Ltd and Eyemouth Harbour Trust (EHT) have signed a 25-year lease for the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the 450 MW offshore wind project. Construction of the three storey, 1,040 m2 main O&M building and its two storey, 538 m2 storage warehouse in Eyemouth will start in March. […]

  • 28 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Tekmar Energy has secured a contract to provide its Generation 10 TekTube cable protection system (CPS) for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the contract secured with Prysmian, Tekmar’s CPS will protect the wind farm’s subsea export cables. The systems will be delivered this year from the company’s manufacturing […]

  • 28 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The geotechnical borehole survey campaign at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site has been completed. According to the project’s Notice to Mariners from 26 December, the Ocean Vantage vessel, which has been deployed for the work, has been demobilised. As reported earlier this year, the borehole survey campaign at the Neart na Gaoithe […]

  • 14 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Construction specialist GRAHAM has secured a contract to construct a new wharf and make land upgrades in the Port of Dundee to service the offshore renewable energy and oil & gas sectors. The work consists of the construction of a new wharf and the preparation and upgrade of over 15ha of land. The port’s existing […]

  • 7 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ireland’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB) has issued a tender for technical due diligence services and energy consultancy services for offshore wind, as well as solar and onshore wind projects. The services will be for various projects which are at different stages of development, for future generation auctions in Ireland and the UK and for acquisition […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Ravenna-based F.lli Righini Srl has started shipping out jacket pile grippers built for the Neart na Gaoithe wind project offshore Scotland. F.lli Righini Srl has been contracted to design, fabricate, and test 168 jacket pile grippers for the 450 MW project owned by EDF Renewables and ESB. Located some 15 kilometres off the Fife coast, […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Works on bringing the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind turbines to spin off the Scottish coast are moving forward with export cable route boulder clearance now completed. The same operations that were being carried out at the inter-array routes are paused for the winter, while activities on getting the project’s O&M base up are now […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Perth civil engineering company I & H Brown has secured a contract to construct the onshore substation for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in Scotland. I & H Brown said it is undertaking all the civil elements of the substation to enable the site, including five portal frame buildings in preparation for the […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Limited, the developer of the 450MW Neart na Gaoithe wind farm offshore Scotland, has made an application to the UK Gas and Electricity Markets Authority for an electricity generation licence. The licence application will remain open for comments until 8 October. The Edinburgh-based Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Limited is a special […]