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  • 24 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    A geotechnical borehole survey campaign is set to begin at the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind project on 1 September. Geotechnical drilling vessel Ocean Vantage is expected to survey 32 of the planned wind turbine and one of the offshore substation locations. The survey works are expected to last approximately 80 days. Neart na […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Court of Session, Scotland’s supreme civil court, has overturned the ruling which halted further development of four wind projects with a total capacity of 2,284MW in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay.

  • 4 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power will be holding a number of pre-application consultation events in September and October in relation to the Marine Licence(s) for the 450MW Neart na Gaoithe wind farm project offshore Scotland.

  • 10 December 2013
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power is undertaking planned survey work on the Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm site from Thursday December 12th 2013 (earliest) for approximately 26 days. The work relates to the site of the proposed 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm which is located in the outer Forth Estuary approximately 15 km to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power has been granted planning consent by East Lothian Council for the onshore cable works to connect its 450MW “Neart na Gaoithe” offshore wind farm, located off the coast of Fife, to the National Grid. East Lothian Council’s Planning Committee agreed on 18th June to grant consent for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Authorities, Environment

    Neart na Gaoithe, the €2.1 billion offshore wind project located 30 km north of Torness will face an environmental challenge in a Scottish court this week. According to an assessment by the Scottish authorities the 450-megawatt Neart na Gaoithe along with three other wind energy project are projected to kill about 1,200 puffins and 1,100 gannets a […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dutch offshore lifting equipment provider KenzFigee has won a contract to deliver two 3-ton electric hydraulic Ram Luffing offshore cranes to be installed on the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore substation topsides. KenzFigee was awarded the contract by HSM Offshore, in close collaboration with Iv-Offshore & Energy. The heavy duty 1300 type Ram Luffing design […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The EDF Group has launched the construction of the Scottish Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm project along with the new partners, the Irish electricity company ESB, which is taking a 50% stake in the project. The 450MW Neart na Gaoithe will consist of 54 turbines and will be located in the North Sea […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish offshore wind farm Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) has entered the first phase of offshore construction. Saipem’s vessel S7000 set to start installing pile casings at the site some 15 kilometres off the Fife coast. The 197.5-metre semi-submersible crane vessel will also prepare the seabed for the jacket foundations for the project’s 54 wind turbines […]

  • 14 February 2023

    The commissioning work on the second offshore substation (OSS) of the Scottish offshore wind farm Neart na Gaoithe will start on 15 February. The first of Neart na Gaoithe’s two offshore substations, South OSS, was installed in June 2022 by Heerema Marine Contractors, using the world’s largest crane vessel Sleipnir, followed by the installation of the jacket […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    VolkerInfra has secured a new contract with Prysmian PowerLink for onshore cable services at the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in Scotland. Under the GBP 15.5 million contract, VolkerInfra will install two 220kV onshore export circuits following the completion of the Pre-Construction Activities (PCA). The UK-based company is in charge of enabling works […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mainstream Renewable Power has decided to divest its stake in a North Sea wind farm. According to the Irish media, Dublin-based offshore wind farm developer is in talks with InterGen and Siemens Project Ventures to sell its 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe. This would be InterGen’s first investment in the offshore wind sector. Neart na […]

  • 6 December 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The topside for the second offshore substation (OSS) for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland is due to be installed over the coming days, starting on or around 9 December. The 450 MW wind farm, jointly owned by EDF Renewables and ESB, is being built 15 kilometres off the coast of Fife, […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro has secured contracts to conduct surveys at EDF’s Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in the UK and Ørsted’s Greater Changhua project in Taiwan. Under the deals, Fugro will carry out multiple unexploded ordnance surveys at Neart na Gaoithe and a geotechnical survey at Greater Changhua, according to the company’s latest financial report. Fugro reported a 5.7% increase […]

  • 29 April 2022
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heerema Marine Contractors will deploy Sleipnir, the world’s largest crane vessel, on the 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe wind farm offshore Scotland in the coming weeks. Sleipnir, together with Wagenborg’s barge, Wagenborg 7, and two tugs, Pacific Discovery and Multratug 3, will be in charge of transporting and installing the wind farm’s two offshore substations, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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. […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    As previously announced, the Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Limited has begun the seabed Cone Penetration Tests (CPTs) at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site. The company will carry out a total of 110 CPTs with multi-purpose vessel Fugro Commander over the period of 26 days, starting 12th December 2013. With a capacity […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 May 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm Limited (NnGOWL) has completed the cable layout for the first campaign of six inter-array cables and one interconnector between the two offshore substations (OSS) within the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site in Scotland. The works began on Wednesday, 12 April, and were completed on Sunday, 30 April. […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power is in exclusive discussions with a consortium led by power company InterGen to take its 450 MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm to financial close and into construction. The consortium also includes Siemens Project Ventures, The Marguerite Fund and Infrared Capital. Speaking today at the Scottish Renewables Offshore Wind Conference in Glasgow, Mainstream’s […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Construction of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in Scotland is planned to begin this week after a pause due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to Matthias Haag, NnG Project Director, construction of the project was paused in March and is now expected to continue after the latest government guidance on infrastructure projects […]