Siemens set for Neart na Gaoithe

Siemens' SWT-6.0-154 will be tested at Hunterston, Scotland

Siemens' SWT-6.0-154 will be tested at Hunterston, Scotland

Ireland’s Mainstream Renewable Power (MRP) has lined up Siemens as turbine supplier to its 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scottish waters.

MRP plans to use SWT-6.0-154 wind turbines at the project, it said as it announced preferred suppliers.

The company also named a consortium of Technip and Marubeni as preferred supplier of balance of plant EPC services.

Marubeni brings with it Seajacks, the Great Yarmouth-based offshore installation specialist, notes Adam Bruce, MRP’s global head of corporate affairs.

“This gives you an indication of the kind of alliance we’d like to bring together”, comprising both UK and non-UK players, Bruce tells Recharge.

MRP expects to get final offshore consent for Neart na Gaoithe "soon" and start preliminary work at the Log in to read complete article.

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