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  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Milan-headquartered cable maker Prysmian has been awarded a contract worth more than EUR 300 million with Réseau de Transport d’Électricité (RTE) to develop submarine cable links to connect three planned offshore wind farms to the mainland power grid in France.

  • 10 May 2016

    Canadian energy company Enbridge has agreed to acquire a 50% interest in Éolien Maritime France SAS (EMF), a French offshore wind development company, for an investment of CAD 282 million (approx. EUR 191 million). Following the acquisition, which is expected to be finalized around 19 May, Enbridge will co-own EMF with EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN). Enbridge […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      GDF SUEZ has announced it will bid in the tender from the French government for the offshore installation of 3,000 MW of wind turbines by 2015. The Group recently entered a partnership with VINCI and AREVA to design the best business, energy and environmental proposal. This partnership brings together the main industrial French actors […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Opponents of a wind farm planned to be installed off the coast of Normandy will gather in front of the D-Day Landing Museum in Arromanches, France, on 8 April for demonstration against the project, claiming it will ruin the landscape of the historic site of Normandy landings from WWII, for which a UNESCO World Heritage classification procedure is under way.

  • 4 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa and wpd have signed a Master Supply Agreement, including a 20-year service agreement, for the 927 MW Gennaker offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. The wind turbines will have a nominal power of 8.6 MW and can reach up to 9 MW with the Power Boost option engaged. Located 15 kilometres off the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    An appeal has been filed against the development of the 498MW Eoliennes Offshore des Hautes Falaises wind farm project off the coast of Fecamp, France. Seven environmentalist organisations, including la Fédération Environnement Durable, Belle Normandie Environnement, Vent de Colère, La Société pour la Protection des Paysages et de l’Esthétique de la France, Robin des Bois et Cap […]

  • 1 March 2021

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most-read articles on the site for the second month of 2021. Vestas Launches 15 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has introduced the V236-15.0 MW offshore wind turbine. Siemens Gamesa Rolls Out Record-Breaking Wind Turbine Blade Siemens Gamesa has completed the first Siemens Gamesa […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Vessels

    During the night on 17 November, an explosion occurred on board the DP3 trenching support vessel (TSV) Athena, injuring two crew members. The vessel, which was in port in Le Havre at the time of the accident, is supporting the construction of the Fécamp offshore wind farm, according to French media. Ouest-France reports that the […]

  • 7 September 2015

    Natural Power and its sister company SeaRoc have been awarded a contract by EDF to oversee the HSE and marine operations for the continued development of the Paimpol–Bréhat Tidal Farm in North Brittany, France. Natural Power France has provided consultancy services to EDF on a range of offshore developments in French waters. Until now, the services have […]

  • 24 June 2015

    During a recent two week offshore operation, FLiDAR chartered one vessel to serve three jobs. The Pole Star began its journey in Oban, Scotland, first sailing to the NAREC met mast to pick up one of the FLiDAR buoys which had just finished a successful post validation campaign for Mainstream Renewable Power’s Neart na Gaoithe […]

  • 30 March 2022
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa’s manufacturing facility in Le Havre, France, has started producing both the company’s offshore Direct Drive wind turbine nacelles and IntegralBlades, making it the world’s first facility to encompass the production of both under one roof, according to Siemens Gamesa. The first nacelles and blades produced at the new factory are headed for the […]

  • 5 January 2012

    Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman and CEO of GDF SUEZ, and Yves de Gaulle, Chairman and CEO of Compagnie Nationale du Rhône (CNR) and member of the GDF SUEZ Executive Committee, inaugurated the CNR wind farm at Guerville, in the French Seine-Maritime department. With the commissioning of this 12 MW facility, GDF SUEZ passes the 1,000 MW […]

  • 12 January 2012

       GDF SUEZ, VINCI and CDC Infrastructure submitted yesterday their bids to the Government to develop offshore wind energy, further to a call for tenders covering an expanse off the coast of France, encompassing 3,000 MW of wind energy, from 2015. They are bidding on four of the five zones identified by the State as […]

  • 29 July 2012
    Technology

    Israel’s SDE Wave Power Plants company and El Salvador’s El Esplendor Development Corp have announced an alliance to execute Wave Power Technology in El Salvador and California. SDE is a world leader in the planning, building and marketing of power stations that produce power from sea waves. SDE was recently selected by a team of […]

  • 5 January 2015

    Having recovered the Vestas Wind in better-than-expected condition, Team Vestas Wind will repair the Volvo Ocean 65 at Persico Marine in Italy and plan to re-enter the race in Lisbon in late May. Vestas Wind ran aground in the Cargados Carajos Shoals in the Indian Ocean just over a month ago where all crew members […]

  • 1 December 2014

    The nine-member crew safely abandoned the boat overnight; rescued from the reef by nearby island coast guard boat. The Team Vestas Wind boat ran aground on a reef late Saturday off the island of Mauritius. All nine crew members are now safe and on dry land after deciding to abandon the boat overnight. Luckily, no […]

  • 11 August 2021
    Authorities

    The Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Norte has signed an agreement with the low-carbon energy developer Enterprize Energy to identify and develop opportunities for offshore wind, green hydrogen, and green ammonia projects off the country’s northern coastline. The signing ceremony took place at the Administrative Center of the Rio Grande do Norte State Government […]

  • 14 May 2021
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has reported a 10 per cent increase in the order book of its Offshore Energy division in the first quarter of the year (compared to the end of 2020), with around 50 per cent of new orders coming from the offshore wind sector. The first quarter at the company’s Offshore Energy division proceeded in […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Gemini offshore wind farm has agreed a contract to become the first commercial users of Windnova, a new project management software, designed specifically for the offshore wind sector. The web-based software, developed by Windnova S.L, monitors and controls activities associated with the development and operation of offshore wind farms. The development team at Windnova claims […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Danish shipping company World Marine Offshore has been contracted by Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland to provide crew transfer vessels (CTVs) during O&M for the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in Germany. Iberdola Renovables Offshore Deutschland GmbH is developing Wikinger in the German Baltic Sea. The wind farm is located in water depths around 30-40m and […]

  • 18 July 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Wind measurement experts, gathered at a seminar hosted by Leosphere in June, claimed LiDAR is becoming the clear choice for bankable offshore wind measurements, saving millions on costs.

  • 29 August 2011

    The Board of Directors of Prysmian S.p.A. has approved the consolidated results for the first half of 2011. “The first half of 2011 has confirmed the signs of recovery in demand seen from the second half of last year, resulting in a volume increase for the majority of businesses”, states CEO Valerio Battista. “The half-year […]