Search results for: Golfe du Lion

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  • 20 June 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Floating Wind, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Principle Power and South Korea’s HSG Sungdong have agreed to a non-exclusive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly advance engineering efforts for the scalable production and assembly of WindFloat technologies. According to Principle Power, the agreement furthers the development of a sustainable domestic supply chain in South Korea and supports the country’s ambition to achieve […]

  • 8 December 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting

    The European Commission has given France the green light to support the construction and operation of two floating offshore wind farms in the Gulf of Lion with EUR 4.12 billion, which will be awarded through a tender the French government is expected to launch next year. Developers of the two floating wind farms, each of […]

  • 4 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates

    Ocean Winds has joined forces with Banque des Territoires for the French AO7 South Atlantic offshore wind tender, through which the French government will select a developer for a 1 GW wind farm off the Ile d’Oléron. Earlier this year, France prequalified developers for the competitive dialogues for the two offshore wind farm projects located […]

  • 26 September 2023
    Floating Wind, Foundations, Supply Chain, Technology

    Principle Power has launched a new flat panel, pontoon-based floating wind foundation, called WindFloat F, designed for ultra-shallow wind turbine integration in ports. Having its existing WindFloat tubular design, now called WindFloat T, already proving its mettle offshore and building upon it to bring WindFloat F, Principle Power has now expanded its WindFloat product portfolio […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved an undisclosed sum to finance the development of the 30 MW Golfe du Lion floating wind project offshore France. The demonstration floating wind farm will feature three V164 MHI Vestas 10 MW wind turbines supported by Principle Power’s WindFloat semi-submersible floating foundations. The turbines will be installed over […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The public comment period for the Les Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating wind farm pilot project in France has officially closed. The comment period for the project and its transmission system was launched on 23 April and was open for 31 consecutive days. Les Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion will comprise […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The last of the three floating wind turbines for the WindFloat Atlantic project will soon set sail from Spain to its designated location off Portugal. Tractebel Engie reported on 17 May that it fully assembled the third WindFloat Atlantic platform in the port of Ferrol.  The turbine should start its journey to the site off […]

  • 2 August 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The French government has selected 13 companies and consortia to advance to the second phase, the competitive dialogue phase, of the tendering procedure to build two 250 MW floating offshore wind farms in Golfe du Lion in the Mediterranean Sea. The selected candidates include Iberdrola; Vattenfall; Ocean Winds; Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios, S.A.; Eni Plenitude; […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    A consortium comprising ENGIE, EDP Renewables, Caisse des Dépôts and Eiffage has selected Shoreline to provide a simulation solution for the Les Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating wind farm pilot project in France.

  • 21 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Les Eoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL), a consortium comprising Ocean Winds and the Banque des Territoires which are developing the 30 MW floating wind pilot project in the French Mediterranean Sea, has signed an agreement Euroports for port services during the construction of the wind farm at the port of Port-La Nouvelle. Euroports, […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Quadran Energies Marines has applied for funding with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the EolMed floating offshore wind project in France. Quadran is seeking approximately EUR 50 million in the application that has been under appraisal since 21 March, EIB said. According to the bank, the project’s environmental impact assessments (EIAs) and permitting will be […]

  • 25 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    French transmission system operator RTE Réseau de Transport d’Electricité has issued a tender seeking insurance for the grid connection works of three floating offshore wind pilot projects. The first lot of the tender concerns the subscription of one or more construction all risks policies relating to the grid connection works of the Groix Belle Ile, Eoliennes Flottantes […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The EolMed project team is holding a public comment period for the 25MW floating offshore wind project in France. The comment period for the French pilot project, set to be located some 15km offshore Gruissan, will be held from 21 June to 22 July. The events will take place at the Town Hall of Narbonne, […]

  • 7 March 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    French transmission system operator RTE Réseau de Transport d’Electricité has started work to connect the country’s first floating offshore wind farm to the national grid. The laying of the export cable has started to connect the Eoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea to the French national grid. ”Initiated […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Midi-Pyrénées region (CCI Occitanie) in France is organizing meetings regarding the EolMed and Les Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating wind projects. The aim of the business-to-business (B2B) meetings is to allow regional companies to better understand the opportunities for collaboration in the two projects. The event will […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Eoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) has selected V164-10.0 MW turbines from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for its 30MW floating wind pilot project in the French Mediterranean. Once installed in 2022, EFGL will feature the world’s most powerful wind turbines in commercial operation, MHI Vestas said. The project, developed by a consortium including Engie […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Authorities, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved French plans to support four demonstration floating wind farms, one in the Atlantic Ocean and three in the Mediterranean. The projects include the Groix Belle Ile wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean, and the Golfe du Lion, Eolmed, and Provence Grand Large wind farms in the Mediterranean Sea. The demonstration floating wind […]

  • 20 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s French subsidiary SDI has secured an EPCI contract in a consortium with JDR Cables for the export cable that will connect the Leucate floating offshore wind project to the power grid. The contract awarded by Réseau de Transport d’Électricité (RTE) represents DEME’s first floating offshore wind EPCI contract. The export cable will include a […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been selected as the preferred supplier for the Groix & Belle-Île floating offshore wind project in France. MHI Vestas will provide its 9.5MW units, which means that the number of offshore wind turbines at the demonstration project will be reduced from four to three. “Installing the 9.5 MW machine for […]

  • 14 June 2019

    iXblue has begun conducting the geophysical survey at the site of the Groix & Belle-Île pilot offshore wind project in France. Under a contract secured with EOLFI, iXblue’s crew of hydrographic surveyors and geophysicist engineers is carrying out the survey onboard the company’s hydrographic research vessel FeliX. According to the company, the survey began this week […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium comprising ENGIE, EDP Renewables and Caisse des Dépôts has awarded ABS Group with a contract to provide design verification services for the Les Eoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating wind farm pilot project in France.

  • 17 September 2019
    R&D

    An environmental impact survey has been carried out at the Groix & Belle‐Île pilot floating offshore wind project in France as part of the APPEAL collaborative R&D project. The work, which comes after scientific surveys carried out in April and August last year and this May, took place from 29 August to 8 September at the project site in the South […]

  • 29 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Global Maritime has been awarded the Marine Warranty contract for the Eoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating wind farm in France, developed by Ocean Winds and Banque des Territoires (groupe Caisse des Dépôts). Global Maritime will provide Marine Warranty Survey (MWS) services across all aspects of the construction phase, including foundations, wind turbines, […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Engie, EDP Renewables, Caisse des Dépôts and Eiffage have submitted their pilot floating wind farm proposal to ADEME, the French Environment and Energy Management Agency, based on Principle Power’s WindFloat concept.  From the proposed project areas, the four French companies chose the Leucate site on the Mediterranean. Their project, Les éoliennes flottantes du golfe du Lion, will […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Qair, formerly known as Quadran Énergies Marines, has signed a preferred supplier agreement with MHI Vestas for three 10 MW offshore wind turbines for the EolMed floating wind pilot project in France. This will be the second floating wind project in which the company’s V164 turbine’s nominal capacity is brought to 10 MW, following Eoliennes […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    The Occitanie/Pyrénées-Méditerranée Region has awarded a contract for the port expansion of Port-La-Nouvelle in south-western France to the consortium of Bouygues Travaux Publics and Boskalis Nederland BV. The extension will enable the port to accommodate the construction and assembly of pilot floating wind farms planned off the coast of Occitanie, Bouygues Travaux Publics said. The total […]