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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    A consortium of Louis Dreyfus TravOcean and Prysmian has officially secured a contract for the supply and installation of inter-array cables at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    France has selected the consortium of EDF Renouvelables, innogy and Enbridge to construct and develop the Dunkirk offshore wind project. The tariff proposed by the consortium ”was significantly lower than EUR 50/MWh”, François de Rugy, said during the launch of the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in Saint-Nazaire. The strike price for this tender was initially expected […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The Floatgen wind turbine is currently being prepared for deployment off Croisic at the École Centrale de Nantes SEM-REV demonstration site in France. This is both the first offshore and floating wind turbine to be installed off the French coast.

  • 19 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Pipeshield International, part of Tekmar Group, has completed the delivery of concrete mattresses to the EPCI joint venture of Eiffage Métal and DEME for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Pipeshield completed the engineering, manufacturing, and delivery of 77 concrete mattresses of varying specifications for the 480 MW project, the first commercial-scale wind farm […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding with Eolien Maritime France (EMF) to provide and service Haliade 150-6MW turbines to the first French EMF offshore wind farm to be cleared of any legal recourse. This memorandum of understanding terminates GE’s exclusive supplier status on the two other projects carried out by EMF for […]

  • 9 October 2015

    Alstom has published a video about its Haliade™ 150-6MW offshore wind turbine, its onshore and offshore installations and projects that will feature the turbine.  The first prototype of this turbine was tested at an onshore site at Carnet, near St Nazaire. In November 2013, Alstom installed the second prototype at the Belwind site 45km offshore Ostend harbor in Belgium. In April 2012, the […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Renouvelables and Enbridge have held a ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a consortium of EDF Renouvelables and Enbridge, is developing the Saint-Nazaire project some 12km off the coast of Loire-Atlantique. The 480MW wind farm will feature 80 GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines manufactured in […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    EUR 6.1 billion was invested in four European offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of around 1.4 GW in 2019, marking the lowest amount invested and the capacity financed in a year since 2012, according to a report by WindEurope. The four wind farms that reached the Final Investment Decision (FID) in 2019 are […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The 2MW Floatgen floating wind turbine project has reached another milestone with the installation of the transition piece onto the recently completed concrete floating wind foundation in the Port of Saint-Nazaire, France.

  • 12 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The first three offshore wind projects off the French coast, to be developed by EDF and Enbridge off Saint-Nazaire, Fécamp and Courseulles-sur-mer, have received prefectural orders “authorizing the installation and operation” of wind farms. However, the 450MW project off Courseulles-sur-mer could face an appeal from several associations preparing a legal action opposing the project construction, according to the national media. […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Rentel NV will start the transport of the offshore transformer substation topside built for the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm from the assembly yard in Saint-Nazaire, France to the installation site in the Belgian North Sea on 12 January.

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    With 2016 fast approaching, Offshore WIND staff have today compiled a list of the five most popular videos in 2015. Take a look of what was watched the most in the year coming to an end. Behind the Offshore Wind Maintenance Scene During high waves, storm and hail, André Carstens goes out to sea to maintain […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sodraco International SAS, a French subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, has signed a contract to transport and install 80 offshore wind turbines on the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. This is the first offshore wind contract in France for Jan De Nul. It was awarded by Parc du Banc de Guérande, a joint venture between the French […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Training & Education

    Alstom continues spurring the job market in the Pays de la Loire Region, especially in the Saint Nazaire area. The Group is currently hiring people in the area, mostly operators, to work in the offshore wind turbine plant which was inaugurated in December 2014. Launched in the summer, the campaign will stretch until December 2015. […]

  • 25 November 2014

    On 2 December, Alstom will inaugurate its plants in Saint-Nazaire, dedicated to assembling nacelles and producing generators for the Haliade™ 150-6MW offshore wind turbine. The plants, now in the phase of HEQ (High Environmental Quality) certification and design, are expected to be the first in France to obtain the label guaranteeing optimal working conditions for […]

  • 24 October 2017

    GE Renewable Energy has published a photo showing its Haliade 150-6MW nacelles for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm being assembled at the company’s Saint-Nazaire site in France.

  • 5 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first out of the total of 66 GE Haliade 6MW nacelles for the Merkur offshore wind farm has recently left the manufacturer’s assembly line in France, GE Renewable Energy reported on 5 April.

  • 28 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium including DEME and Eiffage Métal has won an engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) contract for 80 foundations at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France. The scope includes the design, fabrication, and installation of full face drilled monopile foundations. The consortium contract has a total value of more than EUR 500 million. […]