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  • 26 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The 71st and final wind turbine was installed on 25 March at the Fécamp offshore wind farm in France, the first project of this kind to be built in Normandy. According to EDF Renouvelables, the last wind turbines that were installed are expected to produce electricity in the coming weeks, after testing is completed. The […]

  • 9 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    70 per cent or a total of 50 out of 71 Siemens Gamesa 7 MW wind turbines have been installed at the Fécamp offshore wind farm site in Normandy, France. The wind turbine installation work is being carried out by DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Innovation which is currently located at the offshore site, according to […]

  • 16 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The 500 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm, owned by Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a joint venture between the French company EDF Renouvelables; EIH S.à.rl, owned by Enbridge Inc. and CPP Investments; and Skyborn Renewables (formerly wpd offshore), is now fully operational. The inauguration ceremony was held by the project partners and Roland Lescure, French delegated […]

  • 16 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    As of 15 January, 37 out of 71 Siemens Gamesa 7 MW wind turbines are installed at the Fécamp offshore wind farm site in Normandy, France. In July 2023, DEME Offshore’s Innovation installed the components of the first Siemens Gamesa 7 MW wind turbine at the construction site located between 13 and 24 kilometres off […]

  • 4 July 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Louis Dreyfus Armateurs has placed an order with Strategic Marine for two new crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to expand its fleet from five to seven ships. The new vessels are expected to be delivered in early 2025. The two new CTVs will be built by Singapore’s Strategic Marine and are sisterships to the Esti’Vent and […]

  • 19 March 2024
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development, Vessels

    France-headquartered Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has introduced a concept for a service operations vessel (SOV) that utilises liquid hydrogen as its primary fuel source. The liquid-hydrogen SOV, currently in the concept design phase, will be able to operate 95 per cent of the time with zero carbon emission, with the vessel only releasing water during […]

  • 10 April 2024
    Business & Finance

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) will consolidate its existing direct and indirect offshore wind holdings into Reventus Power, its UK-based portfolio company, which will become its dedicated global offshore wind platform. Subject to customary approvals, the move will see Reventus Power growing its teams in the UK, Germany, Poland and Portugal to form […]

  • 26 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Lotos Petrobaltic, an ORLEN Group company, signed a contract with Singapore-based Strategic Marine for the construction of a crew transfer vessel that will serve the Polish offshore wind market. The CTV is scheduled to be completed this summer, with delivery to Europe in early September 2024. The vessel will join the existing fleet managed by […]

  • 12 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Floating Wind, R&D, Research & Development

    The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Offices (WETO) and Innovation Fund Denmark are planning to release a USD 4.2 million opportunity to advance floating offshore wind. The announcement builds on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between DOE, the Denmark Ministry of Higher Education and Science, the Denmark Ministry of Climate, Energy and […]

  • 27 December 2023
    Cables, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian has commissioned the inter-array cable system for the Fécamp offshore wind farm located in the English Channel, some 24 kilometres off the French coast, in Normandy. The Fécamp offshore wind farm is comprised of 71 Siemens Gamesa SWT-7.0-154 wind turbines with a total capacity of nearly 500 MW, generating clean electricity equivalent to the […]

  • 18 December 2023
    Cables, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Asso.subsea has completed the inter-array cable installation and protection operations for the 500 MW Fécamp wind farm offshore Normandy, France. Asso.subsea was contracted by Italy-headquartered Prysmian Group to execute the seabed preparation, installation, and protection works, involving four different vessels and various subsea tools. According to the company, the project was characterised by very hard […]

  • 8 December 2023

    The French company, SPIE, has revealed the plan to take over UK-based offshore wind engineering, installation, and maintenance services company, Correll Group. Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Skelton, Correll Group stands out for its knowledge in the connection and testing of submarine high-voltage cables for the interconnection of wind farms, said SPIE. According to […]

  • 19 June 2024
    Grid Connection, Infrastructure, Offshore Platforms

    The construction of the DolWin4 and BorWin4 offshore grid connection projects in Northern Germany has commenced, Amprion said on 18 June. Work on the DolWin4 and BorWin4 offshore grid connections, which will transport power from offshore wind farms in the North Sea to the mainland, has started in Lingen and Wietmarschen, where construction camps are […]

  • 14 November 2023
    Equipment, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Wind Turbines

    Windar Renovables has completed the manufacturing and loading for the last shipment of tower sections for the 500 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm in France. The tower sections were manufactured at Windar Renovables’ Avilés facilities in Spain and will be installed between 13 and 24 kilometres off the coast of Normandy. The towers, consisting of […]

  • 18 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The 500 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm in Normandy, France, has started producing the first electricity and feeding it into the grid after the first wind turbine was installed at the beginning of this month. Following the load-out of the first four wind turbines from the port of Cherbourg, DEME Offshore’s Innovation proceeded with the installation of […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Construction has started on the operations and maintenance base for the Fécamp offshore wind farm in France, EDF Renouvelables said. Located in Fécamp in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region, the facility will first serve as the construction base for the 500 MW project, with the offshore construction work scheduled to start in 2022. […]

  • 4 July 2023

    The first wind turbine has been installed at the Fécamp wind farm offshore Normandy, France. The 71-turbine Fécamp offshore wind farm is being jointly developed by Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a joint venture between the French company EDF Renouvelables; EIH S.à.rl, owned by Enbridge Inc. and CPP Investments; and Skyborn. Following the load-out of the […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energies Nouvelles and Enbridge have applied for funding with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the Saint-Nazaire and Fécamp offshore wind projects in France. EIB has not disclosed the total cost and the approximate amount of the proposed finance that the companies applied for. Saint-Nazaire is being developed by Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a joint venture of EDF EN […]

  • 11 November 2014

    Eolien Maritime France, a subsidiary of EDF EN France and Dong Energy Power Holding, has invited bids for the transportation and installation of offshore wind turbines at Courseulles-sur-Mer, Fécamp and Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farms. In 2012, the European consortium led by EDF won the French offshore wind energy call for tenders for the three named sites. […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    The concessions for the occupation of public maritime areas for the three wind farms developed by EDF EN in France are in the process of being signed, according to the French government.

  • 27 February 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    LOC Group’s Paris-based renewables team is providing marine warranty surveying services for the Fécamp, Courseulles-sur-Mer and Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farms in France, developed by a consortium led by EDF Énergies Nouvelles and Enbridge.

  • 30 September 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantique Offshore Energy has kicked off the construction of the offshore substation for the Fécamp offshore wind project in France. The first steel for the electrical substation was cut on 30 September at Chantiers de l’Atlantique’s shipyard in Saint-Nazaire. The company is constructing the substation with its partners GE Grid Solutions and SDI under a contract […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The French Council of State has dismissed appeals against the concession permits allowing the Courseulles-sur-Mer and Fécamp offshore wind projects to occupy publicly owned maritime zones. The projects have a combined capacity of around 950MW and are being developed EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, and its partners Enbridge, a North American energy infrastructure […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    French transmission system operator RTE Réseau de Transport d’Electricité has issued a contract notice seeking unexploded ordnance (UXO) target identification surveys across two offshore wind subsea cable routes. The work will be carried out along the export cable routes of the Fécamp and the Courseulles-sur-mer (Calvados) offshore wind projects. The tender covers the investigation and […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The construction of the first concrete gravity-based foundation for the Fécamp offshore wind farm has started at the Bougainville yard in the Grand Port Maritime of Le Havre, France. The consortium of Bouygues Construction, Saipem, and Boskalis will supply and install the wind farm’s 71 gravity-based foundations. Each weighing up to 5,000 tonnes, the foundations […]

  • 1 July 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first of 71 gravity-based foundations for the 500 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm has been placed on its transport barge at the Bougainville yard in the Grand Port Maritime of Le Havre, France, ahead of transport and installation at the project site off the coast of Normandy. The consortium of Boskalis, Saipem, and Bouygues Construction […]