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

Mainstream Renewable Power awarded Contract for Difference (CfD) by UK Government for Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm

Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power today secured a fifteen year Contract for Difference (CfD) from National Grid for its 450 megawatt Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm located in the Outer Forth Estuary in the North Sea.  The CfD, which was awarded to Mainstream under a competitive tendering process, gives the wind … Read more

Mainstream and DNV GL Validate Floating Offshore Wind Measurement Device as part of Carbon Trust OWA Programme

On behalf of Mainstream Renewable Power, DNV GL (formerly GL Garrad Hassan & DNV KEMA) has successfully completed an independent validation assessment of the FLiDAR offshore wind measurement device. Based on the results (1), FLiDAR’s floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) device has now formally reached Stage 2 on the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap … Read more