The development of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm has achieved a significant milestone today (Wednesday 25 January 2023) with the opening of its state-of-the-art Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
Images capture installation of first turbine jacket at Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm
The first wind turbine jacket foundation has been successfully installed at the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, 15.5km off the East coast of Scotland. Following the arrival of the first 10 steel jackets on site, Saipem, through its subcontractor Heerema, lifted the first steel wind turbine jacket into place, lowering it on to pre-installed piles on the seabed. …
Longformacus, Gifford & Westruther to host second series of exhibitions on proposed wind farm
EDF Renewables UK is following its first round of exhibitions earlier this year with more public events in the Scottish Borders about the progress of plans for a new wind farm. The three exhibitions will take place in Longformacus, Gifford and Westruther. With a proposed location in the Lammermuir Hills, Dunside wind farm, once completed, could generate around 100MW of …
Eyemouth Business Breakfast attracts local businesses
Local business people from Eyemouth and beyond attended a business breakfast in the town today (Wednesday 28th September) to learn how they might benefit from contracts to support the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm.
Local businesses get the chance to make new wind farm Operations and Maintenance base shine
Local service providers are to be given the chance to bid for contracts to support Eyemouth’s soon-to-open Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm.
Tour Fallago Rig wind farm during Scottish Borders Doors Open Day
Buses from Lauder, Westruther and Duns for three visits over the weekend Next month, as part of Doors Open Day 2022, Scottish Borders residents can sign up for a free, exclusive visit to Fallago Rig wind farm in the Lammermuir Hills. Operated by EDF Renewables UK, the wind farm will be open for visitors as part of Scottish Borders Council’s …
Rachael Hamilton MSP visits NnG’s O&M base at Eyemouth harbour
Last week Rachael Hamilton MSP visited Neart na Gaoithe’s (NnG) Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base, currently under construction at Eyemouth harbour.
First turbine blades for NnG offshore wind farm arrive in Dundee
The first turbine blades for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm have just arrived at the Port of Dundee. Eighteen turbine blades, each 83.5 metres long, were delivered to the port this week and brought alongside the new DunEco Quay before being discharged and transported to Scotland’s brand new custom built Wind Turbine Marshalling facility, where they will be stored until being shipped to site.
Local communities invited to exhibitions on potential wind farm in Scottish Borders
A series of exhibitions for a potential new wind farm called Dunside, in the Lammermuir Hills in Berwickshire, will be held by EDF Renewables UK as it seeks feedback from local communities.