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  • 22 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The offshore wind project developed by the Iberdrola-led Ailes Marines consortium in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc, France, is set to receive the administrative authorisation in the coming days, according to French Ministry of the Environment, Energy and the Sea.

  • 15 October 2010
    R&D

    Nass&Wind Offshore, one of the leading French developers of offshore wind projects, will shortly install a wind LIDAR at the top of the Grand Léjon lighthouse, located in the bay of Saint-Brieuc off the coast of northern Brittany (France). This new generation device based on Light Detection and Ranging technique relies on the measurement of […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa will deliver its 8MW offshore wind turbine (D8) for two projects off the French coast: Dieppe-Le Tréport and Yeu-Noirmoutier, totalling almost 1GW, replacing Adwen’s AD8 model. The recently created company – and the owner of Adwen – also plans to do this for Ailes Marines’ Bay of Saint-Brieuc project.

  • 25 March 2016
    Grid Connection

    RTE France has invited tenders for a feasibility study on HTB submarine substations (>50kV). RTE aims to question the market on feasibility of implementing high-voltage submarine substations as part of connections for offshore wind farms. “This type of technical solution could be integrated seamlessly through connecting turbines in commercial wind farms to avoid the realisation of energy collecting stations on platforms,” French […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    French Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition Nicolas Hulot has approved the switch from the Adwen 8MW to the Siemens Gamesa 8MW turbine to be used on the 496MW Bay of Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, Ailes Marines, the developer of the project, said.

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    French transmission system operator, Réseau de Transport d’Électricité (RTE) is seeking contractor for connection of four offshore wind projects. Namely, the company is inviting tenders for project ownership assistance (AMOA) for the preparation and support of connections works for Fécamp, Saint-Nazaire, Calvados and Saint-Brieuc wind farms. The four projects, covered by this tenderc are four […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The port of Saint-Quay-Portrieux has been chosen by an advisory committee as maintenance port of the future wind farm in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc. The port outclassed the towns of Saint-Cast-le-Guildo and Erquy, which had also submitted bids for the offshore wind project. The port that won the project will be officially announced on 26th […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Siemens has been selected as a supplier of wind turbines by the consortium of GDF Suez, Vinci and CDC Infrastructure that are bidding for a €10 billion contract. They are planning to erect a wind farm offshore Saint-Brieuc, reports Les Echos. If this consortium wins the bid, Siemens plans to build a factory in France […]

  • 12 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Nass & Wind is not giving up on challenging the French government regarding the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind site. Even though the company’s complaint on the authorisation of project modification was recently dismissed at the Administrative Court in Rennes, Nass & Wind is still proceeding with its main legal action against the government’s decision to award the site to another consortium. This case is currently being processed at the Court of Appeals in Nantes.

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Caisse des Dépôts has acquired a 7.5% stake in 496 MW Saint-Brieuc wind energy project off the French coast. The French financial organisation has formed a joint venture, Avel Vor, with Eole-RES, which reduced its stake to 22.5%. Iberdrola remains the majority shareholder with 70% stake in the project while the newly formed joint venture […]

  • 4 October 2019

    Bauer Spezialtiefbau has tested onshore piles at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France to gather data for the design of foundations. Bauer Spezialtiefbau designed, installed and tested a total of 14 drilled and grouted piles at the Routin Quarry near Cap Fréhel, Brittany, under a contract signed with project developer Ailes Marines last year. “The aim was […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved the support for six French offshore wind farms selected in the country’s first two tendering rounds. The projects include Courseulles-sur-Mer, Fécamp, Saint-Nazaire and Saint-Brieuc from the Round 1 tender in 2012, as well as Round 2 winners Dieppe-Le Tréport and Ile d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier from 2014. The selected offshore wind farms will receive support in […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    French Electricity Transmission Network (RTE) is inviting tenders for safety consultancy services. Namely, RTE is seeking a contractor to coordinate health and safety protection during the cable laying in waters off French coast. Covered by this tender are four offshore wind projects awarded during the first offshore wind round in France’s Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique), Courseulles-sur-Mer (Calvados) […]

  • 12 January 2012

    A consortium led by Iberdrola, who have their global offshore wind headquarters located in Glasgow, has announced yesterday the submission of two bids for windfarm projects off the Brittany and Atlantic coasts as part of the French Government’s competition to install up to 3 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind capacity. The consortium includes Eole Res, […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Spanish Navantia-Windar consortium has launched the production of foundation components for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in the Brest polder, France. Navantia-Windar has presented the main achievements delivered in its construction program for 34 of the 62 foundations that will be built in France for the wind farm. The technology chosen by Ailes Marines, […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa and HAROPA-Port of Le Havre have signed key agreements for the establishment of an offshore wind turbine production plant at the Port of Le Havre. The construction of the turbine production plant is expected to start mid-2020. The facility will be utilised to supply the Dieppe-Le Tréport, Saint Brieuc, and Yeu-Noirmoutier offshore wind projects with a […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    EDF, together with Alstom, won three of five sites at the tender announced by the French Government for offshore wind farm projects, French daily Le Figaro reported Thursday. The 6 MW wind turbines, whose prototype Alstom presented last week, will be assembled in Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique), Courseulles-sur-Mer (Calvados) and Fecamp (Seine-Maritime). The fourth wind farm, to be […]

  • 26 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Shell Eyes More Action in European Offshore Wind The Netherlands-based oil and gas giant, Shell, is looking to get on board further projects across Europe as it aims to dive deeper into the offshore wind market. Hywind Foundations On a Roll (Photos) The Navantia-Windar team has started the roll-out of the spar-type floating foundations built […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Taylor Hopkinson has won the on-site Quality Services tender to supply personnel for the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm in the UK North Sea.

  • 27 December 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The marine renewable energy (MRE) hub being built in France’s Port of Brest has reached an important milestone after a 900-metre dike was connected to a wharf.

  • 15 March 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The French Senate has voted against a proposed amendment which would allow the government to renegotiate the feed-in tariffs of the six offshore wind projects selected in Round 1 and Round 2 tenders, according to local media.

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Adwen has filed applications for construction permits for two wind turbine manufacturing factories in Le Havre, France, the company confirmed to Offshore WIND following reports in French media.

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Even though Iberdrola’s overall gross operating profit (EBITDA) improved by 5.5% in 2016 compared to the year before, the company yesterday reported an 8.9% decrease in its renewables business EBITDA, driven by weaker performance in the UK due to foreign exchange and lower wind resource throughout the year.

  • 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 […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola has entered into an agreement with Swedish renewables company Svea Vind Offshore, which will allow the Spain-headquartered company to take a majority stake in up to eight offshore wind projects in Sweden. The eight projects are in various stages of development, with the first of them planned to begin operating from 2029. This could […]