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  • 27 February 2015

    Scottish Enterprise has welcomed yesterday’s announcement about Mainstream’s Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) being awarded a contract for difference by the UK Department of energy and Climate Change (DECC). Seonaid Vass, director of renewables & low carbon technologies at Scottish Enterprise, said: “Today’s announcement reinforces Scotland’s growing position as a global centre for offshore wind and is a real sign […]

  • 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, […]

  • 14 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Mainstream Renewable Power has deployed the North Sea’s first commercial floating LiDAR wind measurement device, designed to capture wind data in the harshest conditions, to support its proposed 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm. A deal has been signed with technology providers FLiDAR NV, for the launch of the floating LiDAR to the site […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Helix Robotics Solutions Limited has secured a contract to provide UXO inspection and clearance at the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind project. Helix will carry out the investigation of potential unexploded ordnance (UXO) over an estimated period of three months. The company will mobilize an XLS Work class ROV onboard a chartered vessel, which […]

  • 19 April 2015

    Neart na Gaoithe to Use Two Newly Developed Technologies Mainstream Renewable Power said today that its 448 megawatt Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland will use two recently launched technologies. Eneco to Pay Multi-Million Bill for Princess Amalia Wind Farm Eneco will pay tens of millions of Euros in repair costs for its […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group has awarded First Subsea with a contract to provide the Cable Protection System for the inter-array cables at the Neart na Gaoithe wind farm offshore Scotland. First Subsea, part of the First Tech Group based in Aberdeen, said that the cable protection system will be designed to protect the cables during installation and […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) published the outcome of the first allocation round of Contracts for Difference (CfD) this morning, at the same time the National Gid notified applicants of the outcome. Among 27 awarded projects, two offshore wind farms have been selected as winner projects of this CfD round: phase one of […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish Ministers have lodged an appeal against the Scottish Court of Session’s decision in favour of the petition filed by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) to review the consent by the Scottish Ministers for four offshore wind farms in the Firths of Forth and Tay, Mainstream Renewable Power, the developer […]

  • 30 August 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Briggs Marine has been appointed to provide walk-to-work and crew transfer vessel coordination services during the construction and commissioning of the two Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore substations. The contract for walk-to-work support comes a few months after the Fife-based company secured work on crew transfer vessel (CTV) services on the same project. Briggs Marine […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish Borders Council’s (SBC) planning committee has approved plans for the operations and maintenance (O&M) building in Eyemouth for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm. The planning permission is for a new, three-story 1,040m2 main building and a two-story 538m2 storage warehouse. The O&M building, designed by Corstorphine + Wright Architects, will house […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Cathie Group has secured a contract by Saipem to provide geotechnical assistance for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind project in the UK. Cathie is in charge of providing the interpretation of the geotechnical conditions encountered at the 450MW wind farm located off the coast of Fife. The UK-based company also played a role […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    EDF Renewables and ESB are holding a series of supply chain events for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind project in March. The aim of the events is to showcase how more Scottish companies can help support the delivery of the 450MW offshore wind farm. Meetings will be held in East Lothian on 2 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power said today that its 448 megawatt Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland will use two recently launched technologies. The technologies include the new Offshore Transmission Module (OTM), by Siemens Energy Management Division and High Wind’s Boom Lock system to be deployed by GeoSea for wind turbine component installation at sea. […]

  • 15 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore export cables for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm have been hooked up onto the project’s two offshore substation (OSS) jacket foundations. The export cable hook up and burial campaign was completed on 2 September with the cables laid by the cable laying vessel Cable Enterprise and buried into the seabed by Normand […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    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. Mainstream also announced today that Siemens is its preferred supplier of wind turbines, which will be sited in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mainstream Renewable Power has successfully closed a new €60 million corporate debt facility. The four year facility was arranged through BlueBay Ireland Corporate Credit, a vehicle established by one of Europe’s leading asset managers BlueBay Asset Management, with substantial investment from the National Pensions Reserve Fund of Ireland, and through Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland from Irish […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 July 2014

    Cathie Associates announced that they have been awarded a contract for geoconsultancy and survey management services in relation to the detailed geotechnical drilling campaign on the Mainstream Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm development. This contract award enables the continuation of a collaborative and proactive relationship with Mainstream Renewable Power. Management of the survey campaign […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    GoBe Consultants has won a contract with Mainstream Renewable Power for Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm Post Consent Compliance works. The company will manage the discharge of the offshore Section 36 and Marine Licence consent conditions for the project. The work will entail the provision of project management services, technical environmental services and stakeholder consultation. The work […]

  • 24 December 2013

    Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Limited will be deploying two metocean buoys at the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) Blyth. The buoys will be deployed within 565m of the location below to measure wind speed and direction and waves and currents. Both buoys will be deployed alongside each other. The buoys will be in place […]