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  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) will pay approximately EUR 80 million for its recently bought stake in Éolien Maritime France (EMF) from Enbridge. The Canadian company, through its fully owned subsidiary CPP Investment Board Europe, has acquired 49 per cent of Enbridge’s 50 per cent stake in EMF, the developer of three offshore […]

  • 20 March 2012

    On 19 March, Alstom inaugurated the largest offshore wind turbine in the world, at Carnet in the Loire-Atlantique. The ceremony was attended by Eric Besson, Minister of Industry, Energy and the Digital Economy, and Patrick Kron, Chairman and CEO of Alstom. The 6 MW Haliade 150 wind turbine has been developed in response to a […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    France’s minister for ecological transition, François de Rugy, will launch the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in Saint-Nazaire on Friday, 14 June. Minister de Rugy will launch the project at GE’s Montoir de Bretagne factory accompanied by Jean-Bernard Levy, CEO of EDF Group, and Hugh Bailey, General Manager of GE France. As reported last week, the Conseil […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Spanish turbine tower manufacturer GRI has shipped out the four tower sections that will be part of GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype to be installed later this summer in Maasvlakte-Rotterdam. The four segments at GRI’s site in Seville will be arriving in the Netherlands before the end of the month, GE Renewable Energy said. Upon arrival […]

  • 11 April 2012

    Alstom has confirmed the industrial plan developed for the consortium led by EDF Energies Nouvelles, which has won 3 projects in the tender launched by the French government to install offshore wind turbines generating 3 GW of wind power off the coast of France. With its Haliade 150, Alstom is the exclusive supplier to the […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The scope concerns one met mast and its foundation for environmental monitoring,  designed, manufactured, delivered, transported, installed, commissionned for the offshore wind farm site of Courseulles-sur-Mer (between 12km and 25km from the coast). The optional scope is: – Pile driving test(s) (only for monopile foundations type); – Design, manufacturing, delivery, transportation, installation, commissionning of an offshore met mast for the […]

  • 12 February 2016

    Eolien Maritime France, a subsidiary of EDF EN France and DONG Energy, is looking for Marine Warranty Surveyor service providers for three French offshore wind farms. The three wind farms are planned to be installed off Fécamp, Courseulles-sur-mer and Saint-Nazaire. Marine Warranty Surveyor services to be provided for the wind farms will cover all offshore activities […]

  • 27 January 2013

    Alstom Launches Construction of Its Plants in Saint-Nazaire, France 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.   Spain: SUPRAPOWER Offshore Wind Turbine on Its Way SUPRAPOWER […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    The concessions for the occupation of public maritime areas for the three wind farms developed by EDF EN in France are in the process of being signed, according to the French government.

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Construction works on Alstom’s two offshore wind turbine factories in Saint-Nazaire, France, are gaining momentum, the company said via social media. A year ago, Alstom started building these factories for the production of generators and assembly of nacelles for its Haliade™ 150-6MW offshore wind turbine. Facilities will be scaled for a production capacity of 100 […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    On 25 October, French Council of State rejected the motion put in place by three organisations against the authorisation of construction of the 480MW Parc du Banc de Guérande wind project under the French Water Act.

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    GE Power Conversion has manufactured the first serial Permanent Magnet Generator (PMG) at GE Renewable’s offshore wind factory in Saint-Nazaire, which is to be installed in the company’s Haliade 150-6MW offshore wind turbine in Denmark. The 6-MW PMG is one of the world’s largest generators ever built. Its direct drive system has no mechanical gearbox coupled to the […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Last week, Alstom launched construction works of its first two offshore wind turbine factories in Saint-Nazaire, France. The plants will be entirely devoted to assembling nacelles and manufacturing generators for the 6 MW Haliade 150 offshore wind turbine. Check out the artist impression of the plants in this video: [mappress] Offshore WIND Staff, January 28, […]

  • 4 November 2011

    Following the call for tenders for offshore wind energy launched in July 2011 by the French Government, Alstom is planning to establish up to two sites dedicated to the production of components and to the assembly of 6 MW offshore wind turbines in the port areas of Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique) and Cherbourg (Manche). These two French […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Technology

    Alstom moved during the summer 150 tons of equipment and partly-assembled machines to the new plants located at the port of Saint-Nazaire. Special logistics therefore had to be set up for this operation in order to move that equipment designed by Alstom that exists nowhere else in the world. Currently under production, the wind turbines […]

  • 22 October 2020
    R&D, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X prototype, the world’s most powerful wind turbine operating to date, has been optimized and is now operating at a 13 MW power output. During the following months, the prototype operating in the Port of Rotterdam will undergo a series of tests to perform different types of measurements and obtain its type […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    The Saint Nazaire-based startup Geps Techno, the developer of the MLiner independent offshore platform project, has recently adopted new financial sources with a fund raising campaign and Bpifrance grants to offer its line of products on international markets. The MLiner, also known as the ”Swiss Army Knife Energy,” combines several sources of renewable energy – solar, […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The French Council of State has dismissed appeals against the concession permits allowing the Courseulles-sur-Mer and Fécamp offshore wind projects to occupy publicly owned maritime zones. The projects have a combined capacity of around 950MW and are being developed EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, and its partners Enbridge, a North American energy infrastructure […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The consortium led by EDF Energies Nouvelles has today submitted four robust and realistic projects in response to the French offshore wind energy call for tenders. These projects go hand in hand with a highly ambitious and balanced industrial plan to manufacture the wind turbine designed by Alstom in France that will create around 7,500 […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantique Offshore Energy has kicked off the construction of the offshore substation for the Fécamp offshore wind project in France. The first steel for the electrical substation was cut on 30 September at Chantiers de l’Atlantique’s shipyard in Saint-Nazaire. The company is constructing the substation with its partners GE Grid Solutions and SDI under a contract […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    EDF Enérgies Nouvelles has invited tenders for two jobs at the Saint Nazaire Offshore Windfarm site located on the French coast (Pays de la Loire – Loire Atlantique). The first job is to conduct an offshore geotechnical campaign. The campaign will include drilling shallow geotechnical boreholes using a rotary coring system to typically 2m below […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group has secured inter-array cable contracts worth over EUR 220 million for three offshore wind farms in France.

  • 12 February 2020
    Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    This is the first wind farm in the world to use drilled XL-monopile foundations, DEME said.

  • 11 October 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    French floating foundations designer Ideol will use a 2MW Vestas V80 wind turbine for the Floatgen project, the first of its kind in French waters, the company told Offshore WIND. ”The V80 wind turbine has effectively been delivered at Saint-Nazaire in June. The floating foundation construction is progressing well and, according to our initial planning, the […]

  • 27 September 2012

    Alstom’s offshore wind vice president Frederic Hendrick revealed that the company has plans to expand its presence in the UK’s offshore wind sector. Reuters quotes Mr. Hendrick as saying that the decision to have “an industrial footprint “ in the UK would depend on acquiring more investment certainty and that it should be made in […]

  • 9 April 2012

    Just after winning the tender with Alstom SA and Dong Energy A/S, Henri Proglio, the CEO of EDF said in an interview with Le Figaro that they will pursue offshore wind contracts abroad.. Last week, the French government announced winners of the 10 billion-euro ($13.3 billion) worth offshore wind tender. EDF, together with Alstom and […]