Search results for: Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm

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  • 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 […]

  • 29 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    French transmission system operator Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) and the Hitachi Energy – Chantiers de l’Atlantique consortium will sign a contract for the construction of the first offshore substations and DC converter stations for two offshore wind farms that will be built off Ile d’Oléron (AO7) and Normandy (AO8). The 1 GW Ile d’Oléron wind […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Floating Wind, Research & Development

    Operating for the Directorate General for Energy and Climate (DGEC), Météo-France has selected Akrocean to collect offshore wind, wave, and current data for potential offshore wind farm sites in France. The framework contract won by Akrocean includes several measurement campaigns that will be conducted on all the French coastlines over four years, according to the […]

  • 1 April 2024
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    NIRAS and Egis have signed a partnership agreement to work jointly on offshore wind developments in the French market. The two companies signed the agreement on 20 March during the Congress Wind Europe in Bilbao, Spain. According to NIRAS, the partnership is a stepping stone for the company to further expand its business in France […]

  • 15 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Navantia Seanergies has completed the construction of the substation jacket foundation for the Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier offshore wind farm in France. The unit has been loaded onto a barge at the Puerto Real shipyard in Cádiz, Spain, and is ready for transport. The jacket foundation for the offshore wind farm’s substation is almost […]

  • 27 November 2023
    Manufacturing, Ports & Logistics, Supply Chain

    German-based Baltic Structures Company (BSC) has revealed that it will build an XXL monopile production factory in Esbjerg, Denmark. BSC will build “Europe’s biggest” foundation fabrication site in the Esbjerg Port where it will be able to offer various foundations structures with a more than 100,000-square-metre production area under the roof and an output of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 January 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    US-based Zupt has been awarded its first major offshore wind farm development project from a Tier 1 energy contractor off the northwest coast of France. Under the contract, the company will provide instrumentation and survey support during the installation of 64 wind turbine monopiles at the project’s site. Zupt’s role will revolve around integrating a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 May 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first shipment of wind turbine blades for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm has arrived in France. United Wind Logistics’ module deck carrier Vestvind arrived at the Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port loaded with six sets (18 units) of wind turbine blades. The 480 MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, also known as Parc du Banc de Guérande, […]

  • 16 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    The first nacelle for a GE Haliade 6 MW wind turbine for the French Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm has arrived at the project’s pre-assembly site in the Port of Saint-Nazaire. The nacelles are being produced in GE Renewable Energy’s factory in Montoir-de-Bretagne, from where the next units will be sent off to the wind turbine pre-assembly […]

  • 19 November 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Half of the total of 80 wind turbine foundations are now in place at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.  The 80 foundations are being installed by DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Innovation, which put the first monopile in place in early May and had more than a quarter of the project’s foundations installed by the end of August. […]

  • 21 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy and Endiprev have selected Valemo to commission the 80 GE Haliade 150-6 MW wind turbines for the Saint-Nazaire wind farm offshore France. This move followed after GE picked Endiprev to be the main engineering service supplier for the commissioning of the first commercial offshore wind farm in France, the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind […]

  • 2 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Prysmian has selected Tekmar Energy’s Generation 10 Cable Protection System (CPS) for the export cables at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France. Tekmar will deliver the latest generation of its TekTube® CPS this year from its manufacturing facility in the North East of England. In 2020, the company won a CPS contract for the […]

  • 22 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy and Acta Marine have signed a charter contract for the Acta Auriga Service Operations Vessel (SOV), which will support the commissioning of 80 Haliade 6 MW turbines at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France. Operating out of the Port of Saint-Nazaire, the vessel will assist in the mechanical completion and commissioning […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    France’s RTE Réseau de Transport d’Electricité has issued a tender for the investigation of potential unexploded ordnance (UXO) targets along the export cable route which will connect the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm to the grid. The purpose of the work is to investigate with remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and/or divers the potential UXO targets along […]

  • 31 May 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore, using its installation vessel Innovation has now installed all 80 foundations at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France, the industry’s first project to employ drilling to install XL monopiles. Eolien Maritime France (EMF), the consortium that owns the wind farm, awarded an EPCI contract for the 80 foundations to DEME Offshore and Eiffage […]

  • 19 June 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    LD Tide, a joint venture between French shipping company Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) and UK-based Tidal Transit, has ordered a hybrid-ready crew transfer vessel (CTV) from Singapore-based Strategic Marine to add to its fleet of vessels servicing offshore wind farms in France. LD Tide currently owns and manages a fleet of three CTVs to transfer […]

  • 20 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy (GE) has selected Denmark-based Global Wind Service (GWS) for 50 per cent of the service and maintenance scope at the Saint-Nazaire wind farm offshore France. Under the agreement, GWS will perform planned maintenance, including brake-in and annual maintenance along with corrective maintenance tasks such as troubleshooting and unplanned service. The service and […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Tekmar Energy Limited has won a contract from French cable installation specialist Louis Dreyfus TravOcean to supply TekLink® cable protection systems (CPS) for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France. Saint-Nazaire is a 480MW offshore wind farm set for construction off France’s Atlantic Coast and owned by EDF Renewables and Enbridge. It will be the […]

  • 8 June 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine nacelles for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm have arrived by sea at the Nantes-Saint-Nazaire Port. The first GE Haliade 150-6MW nacelles made a short trip from GE Renewable Energy’s nacelle assembly plant in Montoir-de-​Bretagne to the Nantes-Saint-Nazaire Port earlier this week. Some of the nacelles for the project reached the wind turbine […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    MOJO Maritime France SAS has won a contract to investigate potential unexploded ordnance (UXO) targets along the export cable route connecting the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm to the French grid. MOJO Maritime will, through the use of ROVs and/or divers, investigate and identify the nature of the potential UXO targets along the submarine cable route […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Eolien Maritime France, a subsidiary of EDF EN France and DONG Energy, has invited tenders for the delivery and installation of inter-array grid for Courseulles sur Mer, Fecamp and Saint-Nazaire’s offshore wind farms. The scope concerns the design, engineering, procurement, construction, transport, storage, installation, commissioning, testing and other services for the three wind farms. Divided in three lots, […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal Transit, through a joint venture named LD Tide, have signed a crew transfer vessel (CTV) contract with the developer of the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, Eolien Maritime France. The CTV is the third such vessel to be operated by LD Tide on the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, following an order […]