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  • 22 March 2024
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cable burial activities at the inter-array routes within the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site have been completed, following the wrap-up of cable installation works in January. The pre-lay grapnel run (PLGR) along the inter-array cable (IAC) routes was completed in November 2023 by the vessel Pacific Discovery. The PGLR work started in March […]

  • 5 April 2024
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Italy-headquartered Prysmian has concluded the installation of submarine and land power cables to connect the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm to the Scottish mainland power grid. The offshore wind project is now in the testing and commissioning phase and the system is scheduled to go live during 2024. Prysmian designed, supplied, and […]

  • 5 April 2024
    Business development, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Research & Development

    National Grid Ventures (NGV) and Con Edison Transmission have submitted plans for building a transmission infrastructure that will connect offshore wind power to the New Jersey electricity grid. The project, named the Garden State Energy Path, proposes laying underground cables that will enable the delivery of approximately 6 GW of offshore wind power from its […]

  • 10 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The joint venture company behind the 1 GW Gwynt Glas floating wind project is set to change ownership structure as EDF Renewables UK, which owns Gwynt Glas together with DP Energy, is entering into a partnership with Irish renewable energy developer ESB and UK-headquartered offshore wind investor Reventus Power. DP Energy will remain a development […]

  • 24 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Saipem has completed the foundation installation works for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland. Located 15 kilometres off the east coast of Scotland, the NnG offshore wind farm will be able to generate around 450 MW of low-carbon electricity and supply enough energy to the National Grid to power around 375,000 homes. […]

  • 16 August 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Global Wind Projects has been awarded a contract by Siemens Gamesa for the pre-assembly of 54 wind turbine towers for the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, being developed by EDF Renewables and ESB off the coast of Scotland. Global Wind Projects said that this is the company’s first standalone offshore wind […]

  • 9 August 2023

    The third phase of the installation of wind turbine jacket foundations at the Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland is scheduled to start on or around 11 August, with the heavy lift vessel Thialf set to install eleven jackets within this campaign. The jackets will be brought directly to the site from the […]

  • 17 August 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power and Ocean Winds, a joint venture between Engie and EDP Renewables, have partnered to develop a second ScotWind site of 500 MW east of Shetland, expanding the overall footprint of the Arven offshore wind farm to 2.3 GW. Arven comprises two sites, namely a 1.8 GW project east of the Shetland Islands, […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The jack-up vessel Blue Tern has arrived at the offshore construction site of the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland as the installation of the project’s wind turbines has now begun. Earlier this month, the crane vessel Thialf completed the second phase of the installation of wind turbine jacket foundations. The work on […]

  • 21 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 54 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines which will make up the Scottish 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm is now installed, the joint venture between EDF Renewables and ESB said on 21 July. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s vessel Blue Tern loaded components of four turbines at the project’s marshalling […]

  • 28 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Ofgem has shortlisted four potential bidders for its next Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) bidding round for three offshore transmission links worth an estimated GBP 2 billion (about EUR 2.3 billion). In the “most valuable” OFTO tender round ever run by Ofgem, a new bidder has joined three others in a competition to own and operate […]

  • 24 July 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has signed an agreement with funds managed by Schroders Greencoat to divest its remaining 25 per cent minority interest in the London Array offshore wind farm in the UK. The total value of the transaction is GBP 717 million (approximately EUR 829 million). Ørsted originally owned 50 per cent of the project and divested […]

  • 24 July 2023
    Business & Finance

    UK green energy supplier Octopus Energy Group has announced that it will invest, through its generation arm, USD 20 billion (about GBP 15 billion) into offshore wind by 2030. The company said that this will go towards the generation of 12 GW of renewable electricity a year, enough to power 10 million homes. Octopus is targeting projects […]

  • 3 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of wind turbines that will make up the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm is scheduled to begin in the coming days, on or after 7 July. The first batches of turbine components have already been delivered to the Port of Dundee and the installation vessel Blue Tern, currently in the Port of […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Authorities, Floating Wind, Research & Development, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed a draft environmental assessment (EA) of the potential issuance of a research lease to the State of Maine that would grant the State the exclusive right to submit plans for a twelve-turbine, 144 MW floating wind farm for BOEM’s approval. The federal agency is set […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Collaboration, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy

    The Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has entered into a partnership with Portugal-based WavEC to jointly offer services to the Portuguese offshore wind market. The partners said that this collaboration pools OWC’s global capabilities and track record in more than 50 floating wind projects with WavEC’s market presence, offshore site testing resources and expertise in environmental […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Romanian Ministry of Energy has published a draft law on the requirements for the development and procurement of offshore wind energy projects. If enacted in its current form, the proposed framework would enable auctioning off 3 GW of offshore wind capacity in the country’s sector of the Black Sea and supporting the projects through […]

  • 20 July 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry

    The North Irish Sea Array (NISA), one of the four offshore wind projects selected in Ireland’s first offshore wind auction, could end up overlapping with a bird protection area. The Irish offshore consultancy Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) voiced concerns about the government letting this happen and warned that the project is now at risk […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power has begun the selection process to bring on board a majority equity partner to help take its 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind project into construction and commercial operation.

  • 18 November 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors’ semisubmersible crane vessel Balder has replaced Saipem 3000 at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland, taking over the installation of piles for the project’s jacket foundations. Balder arrived at the project site in October to install the first ten jacket foundations and completed the work on 7 November, and moved on […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power has urged Scottish ministers to appeal the recent judicial review of Scottish Court of Session which has ruled in favour of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and has put a stop to four offshore wind projects off the Fife coast, including Mainstream’s 450MW Neart na Gaoithe.  In October 2014, Mainstream was granted consent […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Nearshore geotechnical surveys along the Neart na Gaoithe export cable corridor route are due to start off the Fife coast in Scotland later this month. The survey work is being carried out by Fugro using a ‘walking’ jack-up barge, Wavewalker 1. The survey is planned to start no earlier than 25 November and last approximately […]

  • 5 May 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: A floating LiDAR deployed on Mainstream Renewable Power’s 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site.  On April 20, FLiDAR NV (a joint venture between DEME and 3E), has set up the device at Mainstream Renewable Power’s Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site, almost 21km off the Fife coast. The […]

  • 13 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The first eight of the 54 wind turbine nacelles for the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm have arrived at the Port of Dundee marshalling yard in Scotland. At the same time, the pre-assembly of the first wind turbine towers has also commenced on land for the Scottish project. Each of the […]