Mainstream Renewable Power Submits Proposal for Onshore Underground Cable Linking the Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm to the National Grid

Mainstream Renewable Power, the global renewable energy company that is proposing to develop the Neart na Gaoithe (“NnG”) offshore wind farm off the coast of Fife, has submitted a planning application to East Lothian Council for the onshore works required to connect the wind farm to the National Grid. The planning application follows a period … Read more

Mainstream Renewable Power submits application for offshore consent for its 450MW Scottish offshore wind farm

Global renewable energy developer Mainstream Renewable Power today announces the submission of its application for Offshore Consent to Marine Scotland Licensing Operations Team (MS-LOT) for its 450MW Neart na Gaoithe (“NnG”) offshore wind project in Scottish territorial waters. The application, which is now open to consultation until Monday 10 September, is a significant step towards delivering the … Read more

Onshore grid connection – Scoping Report available for comment

A Scoping Report for the proposed grid connection works is now available for comment.   The proposed grid connection point for the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm is located at Crystal Rig II onshore wind farm in East Lothian.  The onshore grid connection works comprise a cable jointing pit close to the shore, approximately 12 … Read more

Wind farm developer consults local communities on proposed offshore wind farm

Mainstream Renewable Power, the global renewable energy developer, is inviting local people to have their say on the proposed Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm at community consultation exhibitions being held in East Lothian in May 2011. In February 2009, Mainstream was awarded the exclusive rights by the Scottish Government to develop the Neart na … Read more

Environmental consultant appointed to carry out Environmental Impact Assessment of onshore grid connection

The Neart na Gaoithe wind farm developer, Mainstream Renewable Power, has recently appointed Land Use Consultants (LUC) to undertake an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of proposals to connect the offshore wind farm to the electricity grid. LUC will work closely with Mainstream and Emu Ltd – a specialist marine consultancy undertaking the EIA of the offshore elements of the proposed … Read more

Wind farm developer consults local communities on proposed offshore wind farm

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 … Read more

Mainstream Renewable Power awarded 420MW offshore wind site in Scottish Waters

Mainstream Renewable Power, the global energy company set up last year by Eddie O’Connor, has been awarded the exclusive right to develop a £1.1 billion offshore wind farm in Scottish territorial waters, with a potential capacity of 420MW. The “Neart na Gaoithe” project is located in the outer Forth Estuary, some 30km north of Torness, … Read more