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  • 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 […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Reaching financial close and entering construction phase for Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind project could be jeopardized by the ongoing judicial review, requested by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) last year. In January 2015, RSPB submitted a legal challenge of the decisions by Scottish Ministers to grant consent for Inch Cape, Neart […]

  • 23 February 2014

    Marubeni and Technip to Build Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm Mainstream Renewable Power has appointed Marubeni and Technip Offshore Wind Limited (working in consortium) as the preferred supplier of balance of plant EPCI (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation) services for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm. First OW Jack-Up Vessel Built in Germany […]

  • 21 November 2010
    Training & Education

    Wind farm developer, Mainstream Renewable Power, is inviting local people to have their say on the proposed Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm at a series of free community consultation exhibitions being held in November 2010. In February 2009, Mainstream was awarded the exclusive rights by the Scottish Government to develop the Neart na Gaoithe […]

  • 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, […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power has selected Siemens Wind as the preferred supplier of wind turbines for the proposed 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm to be located off the coast of Fife in Scotland. The project will utilise Siemens SWT-6.0-154 wind turbines, and the company will now enter exclusive bilateral negotiations with Mainstream. Having received […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 16 December 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Preparations for the installation of inter-array cables at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site, located some 15 kilometers off the Fife coast in Scotland, have been completed while several other offshore activities are ongoing, including the pile installation for the jacket foundations being performed by the Saipem 3000 crane vessel. Helix Robotics Solutions, […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind project is estimated to add GBP 827.4 million to Scotland’s GDP during its lifetime, according to an analysis carried out by the Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI) at the University of Strathclyde.

  • 12 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power is currently in arbitration with the Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) over the terms of its CfD contract for the 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in the outer Firth of Forth, Scotland. The project has supposedly lost the CfD due to an ongoing judicial review requested by the Royal Society for […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    EUR 6.1 billion was invested in four European offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of around 1.4 GW in 2019, marking the lowest amount invested and the capacity financed in a year since 2012, according to a report by WindEurope. The four wind farms that reached the Final Investment Decision (FID) in 2019 are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has kicked off engineering activities for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind project in Scotland as part of its EPCI contract for the inter-array and interconnector cables. DEME’s scope includes the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of the subsea cables for the 450MW wind farm, with execution expected in 2021. According to the […]

  • 3 September 2017

    Nexans Boosts Cable Laying Fleet with High Capacity Newbuild Nexans has announced the start of construction of a new cable-laying vessel for submarine high voltage (HV) cable systems installation. Analysis: Neart Na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm to Have GBP 827 Million Impact on Scottish GDP The 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind project is estimated […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 16 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Following the ruling of the Inner House of the Court of Session, Mainstream Renewable Power plans to speed up the development of its Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm to bring the project to the construction phase, planned to start in 2019.

  • 17 October 2013
    Grid Connection

    Survey work has commenced on the new Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm. Mainstream Renewable Power will survey the 30km-long cable route with the survey vessel MV Coastal Discovery. The underwater cable will connect to the onshore National Grid connection at Crystal Rig in the Lammermuirs. This survey is expected to be completed in the […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The Inner House of the Scottish Court of Session has refused RSPB’s application to appeal the Court’s earlier decision to allow further development of four offshore wind projects in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay.  

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    K2 Management has advised the Irish electricity company ESB in acquiring a 50% stake in the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind project in Scotland. K2 Management undertook a full scale technical due diligence of the project, including analysis of the project’s design, construction contracts and methodology, as well as energy yield and cost assumptions […]

  • 25 April 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power have kicked off Phase 2 of their floating LiDAR campaign by deploying a floating LiDAR on its 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm. Technology providers FLiDAR NV (a joint venture between DEME and 3E), deployed the device almost 21km off the Fife coast on April 20th. The technology is designed to […]