United Kingdom. SAIPEN awarded a contract to build an offshore wind farm in Scotland
Saipem was awarded a contract to build the offshore wind farm Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) fifteen kilometres off the east coast of Scotland near the Firth of Forth.
This is the first key project awarded to the Italian group in the offshore wind sector. It will involve the design, supply, engineering, construction and installation of fifty-four foundations, at a depth of between forty and sixty metres, which will be used to support fifty-four wind turbines of about 8 MW each, in addition to two other foundations that will support the installation of two foundations that will support he installations of two power sub-stations.
Nng was developed over a total area of about one hundred and fifty square kilometres and will be capable of generating about 450 megawatts of power.