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  • 1 May 2015

    Groupement solidaire Artelia has been awarded project management contract at Saint-Nazaire by Grand Port Maritime (GPM) de Nantes. The Saint-Nazaire Port Authority’s contract is aiming to ensure the design and undertaking of work regarding an industrial project creating a platform for a future home for the logistics hub at Saint-Nazaire for storage, assembly and boarding […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    France’s Loire-Atlantique prefecture has granted approval for the construction of the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. The approval allows for the official start of the construction phase, and establishes the conditions for the installation and operation of the offshore wind farm which is being jointly developed by EDF-EN, Dong Energy, the Lorient-based Nass & Wind Offshore, and GE. The wind farm will […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Representatives from the Nantes – Saint-Nazaire Port have used the International Week of Transport and Logistics to provide an update on the expansion project which is expected to turn the port into a link between factories in the region and future offshore wind farms. At this event, Jean-Pierre Chalus, CEO of Nantes – Saint-Nazaire Port, made a presentation […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    ProCon Wind Energy has won a contract to provide the electrical outfitting of the transition pieces for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Under the deal with Eiffage Métal, ProCon is providing the installation and commissioning of the electrical scope for the transition pieces. The company already began the work and is expected to complete […]

  • 11 July 2016

    GE reported today that the manufacturing of the first commercial series of Haliade™ nacelles is soon to be completed at its offshore wind turbine plant in Saint-Nazaire, France, with the nacelles scheduled to begin their voyage to the U.S. in mid-July. The five 370-tonne nacelles will equip the Block Island offshore wind farm, the first of its kind in […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    BigLift’s heavy load carrier Big Sky has arrived in the Port of Eemshaven in the Netherlands loaded with the first six of the sixty-six GE Haliade nacelles to be installed on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 17 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energies Nouvelles (EN) has completed the layout of the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for its Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France, and has hired a local architectural firm to design the O&M building to be built in La Turballe, with a focus on landscape and environment.

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Today, Alstom is inaugurating its plants in Saint-Nazaire, dedicated to assembling nacelles and producing generators for the Haliade™ 150-6MW offshore wind turbine.  Under construction since 2013, the two plants, located in the port of Saint-Nazaire, France, are being inaugurated today (December 2). The plants, now in the phase of HEQ (High Environmental Quality) certification and design, […]

  • 22 July 2019

    GE Renewable Energy has revealed the first nacelle of the Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine at its production site in Saint-Nazaire, France. The nacelle will be shipped from Saint-Nazaire to Rotterdam-Maasvlakte in the Netherlands over the coming weeks, where its components will be assembled into the Haliade-X 12 MW prototype to be tested there. […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Eolien Maritime France, a consortium made of EDF EN France, Dong Energy Power Holding and WPD Offshore GmbH, has issued an invitation to tender for wind turbine installation on three French offshore wind sites. A contract for each of the three lots will last for six years (72 months) from the date of award. Deadline for submission of tenders or […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Natural Power and SeaRoc Group have completed a report to assist the Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port in France in preparations to accommodate the delivery of offshore winds farms. 

  • 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 […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nantes – Saint-Nazaire Port Authority (Grand Port Maritime (GPM) de Nantes Saint-Nazaire) is eyeing opportunities in the offshore wind industry, which is yet to come to France.  The port authority is looking for contractors to carry out port civil engineering work, aiming to ensure the design and undertaking of work regarding an industrial project creating a platform […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sif Holding has received an order from Eiffage Métal to deliver 80 monopiles and the primary steel for 80 transition pieces for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Sif will manufacture the monopiles and store them at its MV2 facility, as well as deliver the primary steel for the transition pieces to Smulders Hoboken. […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) has opened a tender seeking cable storage services for the Saint-Nazaire, Courseulles-sur-Mer and Fécamp offshore wind projects in France. RTE is looking for a provider of storage services for the 225kV submarine power cables, and optionally junctions and accessories for the three projects. The contractor will be in charge of […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group will provide ”Made in France” cable technologies for the first large-scale French offshore wind farm. Prysmian did not name the project, but rather said that the wind farm is being developed by the French company EDF Renewables and Canada’s Enbridge. The project in question is most likely the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm […]

  • 21 January 2013

    Alstom CEO, Patrick Kron, and Alstom Renewable Power President, Jérôme Pécresse, accompanied Prime Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, in Saint-Nazaire, when he officially launched construction works of Alstom’s first two offshore wind turbine factories on Monday 21 January. The exclusive supplier to the consortium headed by EDF EN within the framework of France’s first call for tenders […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Conseil d’Etat, France’s supreme administrative court, has dismissed the appeal against the operating permit for the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project. All the administrative permits required for the construction and operational phases of the project are now secured, the project developers said. EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, and Enbridge, a North […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME Group is about to begin offshore substation foundation works at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. According to the project’s Notice to Mariners, the activities related to the jacket foundation will begin today, 24 August. In June last year, a consortium of Atlantique Offshore Energy, GE Grid Solutions and Société de Dragage International […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energies Nouvelles and Enbridge have applied for funding with the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the Saint-Nazaire and Fécamp offshore wind projects in France. EIB has not disclosed the total cost and the approximate amount of the proposed finance that the companies applied for. Saint-Nazaire is being developed by Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a joint venture of EDF EN […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s vessels Neptune, D’Artagnan, and Bonny River have been deployed on the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project, with some of the work now underway at the site located some 12 kilometres off the coast of the Guérande peninsula in France. The company’s cutter suction dredger D’Artagnan and trailing suction hopper dredger Bonny River are currently on […]

  • 14 January 2015

    In December, Alstom inaugurated its plants in Saint-Nazaire, dedicated to assembling nacelles and producing generators for the Haliade™ 150-6MW offshore wind turbine. The construction of two plants, located in the port of Saint-Nazaire, commenced in 2013. The video below introduces the only offshore wind plants in France made of timelapse images and drone footage. Offshore […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Enbridge is selling 49% of its 50% stake in Éolien Maritime France (EMF), the developer of three offshore wind projects in France, to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments). After the transaction closes, through its investment in EMF, Enbridge will own equity interests in the Saint-Nazaire (25.5%), Courseulles-sur-Mer (21.7%), and Fécamp (17.9%) offshore wind projects […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has started a geotechnical survey campaign on the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.

  • 11 August 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian has started installing the export cables which will connect the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm to the French grid. The Italian cable manufacturer deployed its cable-laying vessel Cable Enterprise on the project. The cable pull-in operations started off the Courance beach on Sunday, 9 August, Réseau de Transport d’Électricité (RTE), the French transmission […]

  • 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 […]