Mainstream Renewable Power

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Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd. is a privately held renewable energy development company founded in 2008 by Eddie O'Connor and former Airtricity staff following the sale of Airtricity to E.ON and Scottish and Southern Energy. The company's head office is located in Dublin, Ireland, with additional offices located in regions of substantial development interests: Berlin, Chicago, Cape Town, London, Santiago, and Calgary.[1]

Mainstream is committed to global partnerships and have partnered with Actis, a global pan-emerging market private equity firm to create Aela Energia in the Chilean market and Lekela Power in sub-Saharan Africa. Both companies will be used as platforms to deliver renewable energy projects throughout Chile and Africa respectively. Mainstream have helped deliver over 2,500 MW of significant infrastructure projects around the world. Power hungry companies such as IKEA have also bought into Mainstream's wind projects.


Renewable energy projects being developed by Mainstream include:

  • 360MW of wind projects in construction in South Africa
  • Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm, Scotland
  • Hornsea offshore wind farm, England
  • Horizont offshore wind farm, Germany

In addition, Mainstream has over 330MW of operational assets globally and a development pipeline in excess of 16GW.

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