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  • 3 April 2015
    R&D

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has become a member of the Nagasaki Marine Industry Cluster Promotion Association (NaMICPA), a non-profit organisation, to help support the development of marine renewables in Japan and stimulate further collaboration between the two countries. Oliver Wragg, EMEC’s Commercial Director, signed up to the association during a marine energy trade […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch DOB-Academy has signed two agreements in Japan for cooperation on offshore wind. DOB-Academy signed a contract with Nagasaki Marine Industry Cluster Promotion Association (NAMICPA) for an Ocean Human Resources Development Center (OHRDC) in Nagasaki which will organize a new academy to provide education for future local offshore engineers. Furthermore, the Dutch academy signed a Memorandum of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. 

  • 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 […]

  • 29 April 2011

    Mainstream Renewable Power, the global renewable energy developer, is inviting local people to have their say on the proposed Neart na… (mainstreamrp) [mappress] Source: mainstreamrp, April 29, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]