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  • 8 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Parc Eolien Offshore De Provence Grand Large, a subsidiary of EDF EN France, has invited tenders for geotechnical investigations and associated services for the 24MW Provence Grand Large floating offshore wind farm in the French part of the Mediterranean Sea.

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first projects DORIS Renewables – a recently set up renewable energy division of the DORIS Engineering group – will handle include Provence Grand Large and EolMed floating wind projects in France, the company informed in its latest press release.

  • 10 November 2016
    Technology

    As reported last week, SBM Offshore will deliver the floating platforms for the pilot wind energy project EDF EN will set up off the French coast, after being selected by the French government as one of the two new winners at the floating wind tender. SBM today provided details related to its part of the work on […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group has won a contract to develop a turnkey cable system for the Provence Grand Large floating offshore wind project in France. Under the EUR 30 million deal, Prysmian will supply 3km of inter-array cables, 19km of export cables and onshore cables for a 9km route. All submarine cables will be produced at the company’s centers of […]

  • 16 January 2017
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Pilot floating wind farm projects such as the ones recently approved in France provide floating technology developers with a chance to demonstrate that their products can be a part of the future energy mix, Joost Heemskerk, SBM Offshore’s Renewable Energy Product Line Director told Offshore WIND.

  • 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, […]

  • 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 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Consortium made of Nénuphar, Technip and renewable energy company EDF Energies Nouvelles is seeking a contractor for a job on its floating vertical-axis turbine. Vertiwind is an innovative Floating Vertical axis offshore turbine developed to produce in sea conditions. The turbine system has been developed by Nenuphar in France, and the floaters are shaped by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    SBM Offshore’s wind floater design, including its mooring system and featuring a commercially available offshore wind turbine, has been granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) by classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

  • 4 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group has secured a contract by Réseau de Transport d’Électricité (RTE) to develop two submarine and land export cable systems for the Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier offshore wind farm in France. Under the contract worth more than EUR 150 million, Prysmian will provide the design, supply, installation, and commissioning of two HVAC 225kV three-core extruded export […]

  • 27 March 2017

    Following last week’s reports that DORIS Engineering’s recently set up division, dedicated to renewable energy, is starting its operations with floating offshore wind projects in France, the company told Offshore WIND that the works DORIS Renewables has been in charge of have already been completed.

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2015

    Being awarded the concession to develop three French offshore wind farms is not only a great opportunity for EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) to further expand its renewables portfolio but also a great opportunity for the country’s industrial sector and offshore wind knowledge base. Offshore WIND interviews Béatrice Buffon, EDF EN Deputy Chief Executive Officer, […]

  • 14 May 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    There are reports in the Dutch Press that government subsidies have been awarded to companies tendering for wind farms 56 km offshore from Schiermonnikoog in the Netherlands. We will publish more details about this news as soon as possible. [mappress]

  • 28 April 2014
    R&D

    According to a report by Deloitte, the world wide brand gathering consultancy and advice specialists, there is a large area north of the Wadden Sea that is particularly suitable for the development of offshore wind energy. However, this zone is currently allocated to the Dutch Ministry of Defence for military exercises. The area has strong […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    PIRIOU has secured an order for the 26m LARGO wind farm support vessel (WFSV). Built by PIRIOU in Vietnam, the LARGO is financed by SEALEASE and will be delivered at the beginning of 2015 to OPUS MARINE to be operated in the North Sea and Baltic Sea. Pascal Piriou states: “We are very proud to gain the trust […]

  • 17 September 2010
    R&D

    Nova Scotians are invited to share their views on the province’s marine renewable energy future through a consultation process announced…   (halifaxnewsnet) [mappress] Source: halifaxnewsnet, September 16, 2010;

  • 17 February 2010
    R&D

    The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) has issued an order approving a $1.36 million energy efficiency grant for a wind energy research project at Grand Valley State University’s Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center (MAREC). MAREC, in partnership with the University of Michigan Memorial Phoenix Energy Institute, will conduct studies to explore the feasibility of […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Technology

    Principle Power France, based in Aix-en-Provence, has received the “Invest in Provence Award” on Tuesday, during an afternoon ceremony at the US Consulate Residence in Marseille, France.  The award recognizes the economic contributions Principle Power makes to the local community through the development of its floating offshore wind foundation technology, the company said. The Award was established […]

  • 21 June 2018
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The 5MW Elisa self-installing telescopic offshore wind turbine, developed under the EU-funded Elican project, arrived at its designated location at the Plocan site off Gran Canaria today, 21 June. 

  • 13 August 2010
    Authorities

    Oceana County commissioners Thursday afternoon rejected the request by a private offshore wind turbine developer to move forward with… By Eric Gaertner (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, August 13, 2010; Scandia originally proposed a large-scale wind-energy development, much of it based in Lake Michigan. The proposal called for installation of 500-megawatt wind farms off the shorelines […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has installed the first out of the 36 5.5MW wind turbines on the 198MW Guangdong Yudean Zhanjiang Wailuo offshore wind farm. CCCC installed the first Mingyang Wind Power MySE5.5/7.0MW unit at the site offshore Guangdong Province, China, in six days, the company said. The project is being developed by Guangdong Yuedian Qujie Wind Power, […]