Search results for: Groix Belle Ile

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  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 16 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Energy giant Shell, China’s China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) and France’s Caisse des dépôts et consignations (CDC) have cancelled a project to build a demonstrator floating wind farm offshore France, according to local media reports. Shell has cited ”technical, commercial and financial challenges” in the execution of the project as the main reasons 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

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

  • 8 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    Naval Energies has secured double certification from DNV GL for its floater Design Basis, as well as for all of its major design methods. According to Naval Energies, obtaining this certification demonstrates that the calculation and design methods are applicable for its semi-submersible floater technology and are aligned with DNV GL’s floating wind standard 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 […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    France has launched a tendering procedure for a commercial floating offshore wind project off the south of Brittany with a capacity of up to 270 MW. Interested parties have until 1 July, 12 AM local time, to express their interest in participating in the competitive dialogue procedure and submit their applications, Commission de régulation de […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 September 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Equinor, Shell, Eni, and TotalEnergies – oil and gas players that continue raising their stakes in the renewable energy sector – have been selected by the French government to participate in the country’s first tender dedicated to floating wind. Shell has qualified for the tender in a consortium with Valeco (a subsidiary of EnBW) and […]

  • 4 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Italian offshore energy services company Saipem and Naval Energies, a subsidiary of France’s Naval Group, have signed an agreement for the acquisition of Naval Energies’ floating wind business. The deal covers Naval Energies’ engineering know-how on floating units, intellectual property rights, and approximately thirty resources with expertise in modelling and simulation. The negotiations between the […]

  • 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).

  • 18 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    RTE Réseau de Transport d’Electricité has issued a tender for offshore unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey along the export cable routes of the Centre Manche 1 & 2 (AO4 auction) and South Britanny (AO5 auction) offshore wind farm grid connection projects. The aim of the surveys is to identify potential locations of UXOs in the corridors envisaged for […]

  • 9 June 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind

    The French Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) has recommended that the government conducts larger offshore wind tenders, inviting bids for several sites. This is according to the latest update from CRE, which has now published specifications for the country’s AO5 tender for a floating wind farm in southern Brittany. The deadline for submitting bids under the […]