Construction of Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project to go ahead following financial agreements

Construction of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm is now underway following confirmation from EDF Renewables that financial close for the project has been achieved.  Twenty-five (25) financial institutions are lending money to fund the wind farm which will supply enough low carbon electricity for around 375,000 homes*. EDF Renewables is also announcing … Read more

EDF Renewables in the UK announces expansion in Edinburgh

EDF Renewables in the UK 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, the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work, has marked the official opening today (Thu 16 May). The expansion … Read more

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