RES Offshore Teams up with EOLE-RES and Iberdrola to Bid for French Offshore Wind Sites


RES Offshore announced that they will be working with EOLE-RES and Iberdrola. This follows today’s exclusive agreement to jointly bid for two of the five offshore areas that the French Government has offered for competitive tender.

RES Offshore has a wealth of in-house experience built on participation in UK Rounds 1, 2 and 3, and also in the development of projects in Northern Ireland and France. To date, RES Offshore has successfully applied its skills and experience to help deliver over 350MW of consented offshore capacity in the UK and is currently supporting over 5000MW in development in Europe and the United States.

Chris Morgan, CEO of RES Offshore said: “We are delighted to be supporting this development partnership. RES Offshore has been working in the industry for over ten years and we have firmly established ourselves as an international leader in the offshore market. We look forward to working with our colleagues in EOLE-RES to present a submission of the highest quality for this exciting tender opportunity.”

EOLE-RES joins the existing consortium established by Iberdrola, French turbine manufacturer AREVA and engineering company Technip, to bid for two areas off the French Coast: Saint-Brieuc (located in the Côte d’Armor County) and Saint-Nazaire (located in the Loire-Atlantique County); the two areas would have a combined capacity of between 900 and 1250MW. RES Offshore will be supporting Eole RES in the development, technical and engineering aspects of the project.

 Jean-Marc Armitano, CEO of EOLE-RES said: “This partnership combines the valuable experience and unrivaled expertise of the two groups in terms of design and construction of both onshore and offshore wind farms. This consortium is undoubtedly one of the most solid and experienced, with a valuable technical, industrial and financial background that will allow the development of high-quality offshore projects.”


Source: res-offshore, October 04, 2011