Saint-Nazaire Offshore Wind Project Nears Construction Start
EDF Renouvelables and Enbridge have held a ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France.
Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a consortium of EDF Renouvelables and Enbridge, is developing the Saint-Nazaire project some 12km off the coast of Loire-Atlantique.
The 480MW wind farm will feature 80 GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines manufactured in France and scheduled to be operational in 2022.
Atlantique Offshore Energy and its consortium partners GE Grid Solutions and Société de Dragage International (SDI), part of DEME Group, will design, manufacture, and install the project’s electrical offshore substation.
A consortium between DEME and Eiffage Métal is responsible for the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of 80 monopile foundations.