Mainstream sells 450MW offshore wind farm to EDF Group

The EDF Group, via EDF Renewables in the United Kingdom, a joint subsidiary of EDF Energy and EDF Energies Nouvelles, has bought the Neart na Gaoithe wind farm project from global wind and solar developer Mainstream Renewable Power, following a competitive bidding process. The wind farm will generate up to 450 megawatts (MW) of renewable … Read more

Neart na Gaoithe gets go-ahead to proceed with the construction of the 450MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm.

Mainstream Renewable Power welcomes today’s decision (Tuesday 7 November 2017) by the Supreme Court, rejecting RSPB Scotland’s application for leave to appeal in its long-running challenge to a planning decision by Scottish Ministers in 2014. The Supreme Court’s decision to refuse RSPB Scotland’s application to appeal the Scottish Court’s earlier ruling clears the way to … Read more

RSPB Judicial Review of Offshore Consent

In October 2014, Mainstream was granted consent by the Scottish Government to build the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) Offshore Wind Farm.  NnG was set to become the first offshore wind farm in Scottish waters to provide clean electricity to Scottish homes – enough to power all the homes in Edinburgh.  Subsequent to the grant of … Read more

Neart na Gaoithe set to produce the cheapest electricity ever generated from a UK offshore wind farm by deploying new technologies

Global wind and solar company, Mainstream Renewable Power, today announced that its 448 megawatt offshore wind farm in Scotland will use two recently launched technologies which are set to decrease costs, reduce construction and operational risk, improve safety and ultimately provide the cheapest electricity ever produced by a UK offshore wind farm. The technologies, which … Read more