EDF Renewables UK and ESB have appointed Calum Hume as Operations & Maintenance Manager at the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm newly opened Operations and Maintenance (O&M) base in Eyemouth, Berwickshire.
NnG Operations and Maintenance base opens its doors in Eyemouth
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. …
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.
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.
Seabird study at NnG a first for Scotland
Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) Offshore Wind Farm, Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm (Seagreen), and SSE Renewables through the Berwick Bank Offshore Wind Farm are joining forces with STRIX, world leaders in innovation and sustainability, to carry out the first seabird interaction study of its kind in Scotland on a commercial sized wind farm at the NnG site. The study has been …
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.
Major milestone for NnG with imminent arrival of first turbine components
The Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm, under construction 15km off the coast of Fife, will achieve another major milestone next week when its first turbine components are scheduled for delivery to the Port of Dundee.
NnG’s spare export cable delivered safely to the Port of Rosyth
Scottish supply chain continues to support construction of NnG. A 100 ton spare export cable for the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) Offshore Wind Farm has arrived at the Port of Rosyth where it will be stored for a minimum five years on a purpose-built cable carousel.
37km offshore cable will connect NnG to onshore substation
The first of two export cables, each 37 kilometres in length, has been installed at the nearshore of Thorntonloch Beach as part of construction of the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) Offshore Wind Farm.
Two Scottish companies selected to build NnG’s O&M base
Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) Offshore Wind Limited has appointed two Scottish businesses to construct its Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Base at Eyemouth Harbour. Muir Construction, based in Inverkeithing, Fife, has been appointed to design and build NnG’s three storey, 1,040 square metre main O&M building and its two storey, 538 square metre storage warehouse. Inland and Coastal, of Lossiemouth, Moray, will design, …
Slow but steady as vital offshore wind farm equipment delivered
Construction of the onshore works to support the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm took a purposefully slow step forward this weekend with the delivery of a massive “shunt reactor” to the site of the wind farm’s connection to the National Grid in the Lammermuir Hills. A second shunt reactor is due for delivery next weekend. The 160-tonne shunt …
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