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  • 4 December 2013
    R&D

    Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Limited will be carrying out 110 seabed Cone Penetration Tests (CPTs) at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site, the KIS-ORCA announced on its website. The tests will commence between the 7th and 10th December 2013, and will be completed approximately within 26 days, weather permitting. The 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Renewables UK has received consent from the Scottish Government for an improved design of the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The 448MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind project has passed its 12-month Contracts for Difference (CfD) milestone, Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) said.

  • 21 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    An arbitration tribunal has ruled in favour of Mainstream Renewable Power in relation to the dispute over the Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) terminating the Contract for Difference (CfD) for Mainstream’s 450MW Neart na Gaoithe wind farm off Scotland.

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2015
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    FLiDAR has wrapped up the onsite wind measurements at Mainstream Renewable Power’s 448MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm. The FLiDAR floating LiDAR buoy provided on-site wind measurements and resulted in a considerable development time and cost saving compared to a traditional meteorological mast. The unit is now decommissioned and undergoing post validation at the ORE Catapult […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Vessels

    Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Ltd. has shared a video showing the WaveWalker 1 walking jack-up barge in action at the project. WaveWalker 1 has been at the Thorntonloch Beach in East Lothian, Scotland, over the last week, exploring the best options for installing the wind farm’s offshore export cable. The nearshore geotechnical survey work […]

  • 23 August 2015

    Gemini Offshore Substations Sail Out The FICG consortium of Cofely Fabricom, Iemants and CG, which was selected by Van Oord for the Gemini offshore wind project in the Netherlands, has finalized the construction of the two HV offshore substations and has shipped them out to their final destination. Bladt Completes First Frame for Iberdrola’s OWF […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The construction of the 450MW Neart na Gaoithe wind farm offshore Scotland is planned to begin later this year, EDF Renewables in the UK said. The company has opened an extension to its existing office in Edinburgh to accommodate 60 new jobs created on the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project. Derek Mackay MSP, […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Group has bought the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind project from Mainstream Renewable Power, following a competitive bidding process, the two companies informed on 3 May.