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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 18 July 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The 500 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm in Normandy, France, has started producing the first electricity and feeding it into the grid after the first wind turbine was installed at the beginning of this month. Following the load-out of the first four wind turbines from the port of Cherbourg, DEME Offshore’s Innovation proceeded with the installation of […]

  • 4 July 2023

    The first wind turbine has been installed at the Fécamp wind farm offshore Normandy, France. The 71-turbine Fécamp offshore wind farm is being jointly developed 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. Following the load-out of the […]

  • 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, […]

  • 7 April 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up Vole au vent has left the Nantes-Saint Nazaire Port loaded with the first set of GE Haliade wind turbine components to be installed on the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire – France’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm. Vole au vent is transporting the first four sets to the installation site between 12 and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 August 2021

    The jacket foundation and the topside of the Saint-Nazaire offshore substation are scheduled to depart from the Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port to the installation site in the coming several days. The jacket foundation will leave the Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port on Saturday, 14 August. The topside will follow soon and set off in the evening hours of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 February 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    BOA OCV has secured a contract with DEME Offshore to deploy its subsea construction vessel BOA Sub C at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. BOA Sub C will begin working at Saint-Nazaire in the second quarter of the year for a period of 220 days firm plus options. The two companies previously worked […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 March 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of wind turbines at the 480 MW Saint-Nazaire, France’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, is set to start in April. ”All the teams, at sea and on land, are mobilized to load the towers, nacelles and blades which will allow the installation of the first wind turbines at sea from April. As a […]