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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.  

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 December 2013
    R&D

    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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 3 March 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]