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  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    French floating wind developer Eolfi and Spain’s Cobra Concesiones have formed a partnership in Taiwan by which Cobra Concesiones finalized its shareholding in Eolfi Greater China.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Total, Shell and eight offshore wind developers have joined Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s national Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOWCoE) in the UK. The eight offshore wind developers include EDF Renewables, EDP Renewables, Equinor, ESB, Mainstream Renewable Power, ScottishPower Renewables, SSE Renewables, and Offshore Wind Power Ltd (OWPL), a Joint Venture between the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 June 2017

    Bureau Veritas has been awarded a contract for certification of the floating wind array to be deployed between the Groix and Belle-Ile Islands in France.

  • 7 February 2019
    R&D, Technology

    French marine renewable energy specialist Naval Energies is using Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform to develop new offshore floating wind turbines. “The sea represents a source of renewable energy that can help to satisfy the needs of the world’s growing population while ensuring a carbon-free footprint,” said Laurent Schneider Maunoury, CEO, Naval Energies. “As we work […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The project company Ferme Eolienne Flottante de Groix & Belle-Île (FEFGBI) and Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) have jointly filed applications for the construction and operation of the pilot floating wind farm in the French part of the Atlantic ocean and its electrical connection.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    French floating wind developer Eolfi has appointed Vincent Fromont as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

  • 9 September 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The regional government of Brittany, France, has allocated EUR 85 million for the 24MW pilot floating wind project off the Ile de Groix proposed by Eolfi Offshore France, a joint venture between Eolfi and CGN European Energy Company. The financing package includes a grant of EUR 34 million and a EUR 51 million repayable advance. The French Environment and […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Shell has signed an agreement to acquire French floating offshore wind developer EOLFI. The acquisition, subject to regulatory and ministerial approvals, is expected to be completed in December, after which EOLFI will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shell and will be fully integrated. Shell said it sees the acquisition as an opportunity to leverage its […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    At Sea Tech Week in Brest yesterday, an agreement between the Brittany Region and DCNS was signed by the Brittany Regional Council President Pierrick Massiot and DCNS Director for Marine Energy Frédéric Le Lidec. The purpose of this agreement is to speed up development of the floating offshore wind turbine plant in Brittany and to […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    French-based company DCNS plans to establish a marine energy subsidiary that would be dedicated to floating offshore wind, tidal and ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) technology.  “DCNS plans to create a subsidiary dedicated to marine energies and is currently focused on concluding investment from new external investors. After closing this process, DCNS will maintain a majority […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) has approved two floating wind pilot projects as part of the country’s call for tenders for the development of floating wind launched last year. The two project approved by the ministry are the 24MW project in the Gruissan area, some 15 kilometres off the Mediterranean coast, led by the Quadran […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    France will announce the results of the call for expressions of interest to develop floating offshore wind projects in July 2016, Ségolène Royal, the French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, said. The quality and the number of applications received under the tender reflect the dynamism of the sector and have led the government to potentially go over EUR […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Eolfi and CGN European Energy Company have through their joint venture, Eolfi Offshore France, submitted a proposal to ADEME for the construction of a floating wind farm off the island of Groix, the Brittany Region said in a statement. The 17 km2 wind farm is situated in one of four areas deemed suitable for the development of floating wind farms off France […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, Ségolène Royal has designated four areas for the development of pilot wind farms comprising floating turbines in three different regions: Brittany, Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. The sites selected as the most favorable are off the island of Groix, the town of Gruissan, Faraman lighthouse, and the ponds of Leucate. A call for floating wind farm pilot projects […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following reports on Naval Energies (former DCNS Energies) cutting 100 jobs, the company issued a statement saying it is now at a decisive crossroad, with challenges in the marine renewables market leading it to focus its financial and human resources on the highest-priority projects in tidal, floating wind and ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC).

  • 15 March 2017
    Technology

    DCNS Energies, a new DCNS subsidiary dedicated to floating offshore wind, tidal energy and ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), has chosen Open Ocean’s software for the analysis of metocean conditions at potential project sites.

  • 24 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    ODE and DORIS Engineering, both part of the DORIS Group, have been awarded Owners Engineer contracts covering the wind turbine generator installation and the marine construction management for the Éoliennes en mer Dieppe et Le Tréport and the Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier wind farms off France.

  • 13 May 2012

    In the Swedish part of the Baltic Sea, in close vicinity of the city of Kårehamn, E.ON has ordered the construction of a wind farm consisting of 16 wind turbines. The contract for the design, construction and installation of the 16 foundations was awarded to Jan De Nul in 2011. These foundations are constructed on […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    ALE has provided a full pre-piling template installation package to DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Apollo ahead of piling operations at the Moray East offshore wind farm in the UK. ALE carried out barge load-out, transportation and installation of the pre-piling template and provided 20 axle lines of SPMT and cylinders for the work. The project began in […]