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  • 22 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    French President Emmanuel Macron has arrived at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, located between 12 and 20 kilometres off the coast of the Guérande peninsula, where he will inaugurate the country’s first commercial-scale project of this kind. At the beginning of this month, the last of the total of 80 wind turbines was installed at 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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, […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Longitude, part of LOC Group, has completed a range of environmental engineering analyses for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project to support the planning for the export cable installation operations. Under the contract with Prysmian, the work included analysis of vessel grounding and mooring in nearshore locations, landfall cable pull-in analysis, export cable free lay from […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 13 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    France’s transmission system operator (TSO) Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) has issued a tender seeking a contractor to carry out offshore geophysical studies on submarine cable routes of offshore wind farms. RTE is looking to conduct geophysical surveys along the submarine cables, approximately one year after commissioning, to check the level of burial and stability […]

  • 13 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    SAL Heavy Lift has completed the transport of wind turbine foundations for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm from the Netherlands to France. The company’s vessel MV Svenja shipped 80 monopiles and as many transition pieces from Sif’s Maasvlakte site at the Port of Rotterdam to the Port of La Rochelle, starting in February. MV Svenja […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    A tailormade subsea drill that will be used to install XL-monopile foundations at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm has been commissioned after passing Factory Acceptance Tests on 30 September. The drill, jointly designed by DEME Offshore and Herrenknecht, will be deployed at the French offshore wind farm site from the Innovation installation vessel. “Never seen […]

  • 14 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Large Diameter Drilling (LDD), an Acteon company, has signed a contract with DEME Offshore to deliver grouting services for the installation of foundations at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France, where the first turbine foundation was recently installed. The wind farm, first such project to use drilled XL-monopile foundations, will consist of 80 GE […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 April 2023

    DEME and Allseas have signed a contract for the installation of the offshore substation for the Îles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier offshore wind farm in France. The 496 MW offshore wind farm has just moved into the construction stage after the consortium behind the project reached the final investment decision. DEME has been contracted for the […]

  • 23 February 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Rosetti Marino has cut the first steel for the jacket foundation that will support the offshore substation (OSS) at the Fécamp offshore wind farm in France. The Italian company is building the jacket at its Piomboni Yard in Ravenna for Chantiers de l’Atlantique, which won a contract for the offshore wind farm at the beginning […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 March 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The substation topside has been installed on the 450 MW Calvados offshore wind project in France, also known as the Courseulles-sur-Mer offshore wind farm. The operation was carried out by DEME’s installation vessel Gulliver more than ten kilometres off the coast of Nacre and Bessin. The substation topside was designed and manufactured by Atlantique Offshore […]

  • 5 June 2015

    Alstom took part in the Thetis exhibition in Nantes, north-western France. The company showcased its two principal technologies, the Haliade offshore wind turbine and the Oceade tidal turbine platform. Alstom has both tidal and offshore wind facilities in the area, so the occasion was also used to organise visits to see the Haliade offshore wind […]

  • 21 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Lhyfe and Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port have reached a partnership agreement to identify, understand, and assess the conditions for the establishment of a supply chain associated with offshore hydrogen production in France. This collaboration is intended to identify port areas and facilities capable of accommodating research and development (R&D) prototypes and being utilised to try out […]

  • 10 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The 480 MW Saint-Nazaire, France’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, has produced its first power for the French grid. According to EDF Renouvelables’s latest update, 27 out of 80 GE Haliade 150-6 MW wind turbines have been installed by Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent at the offshore wind farm’s construction site which […]

  • 19 November 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Half of the total of 80 wind turbine foundations are now in place at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.  The 80 foundations are being installed by DEME Offshore’s jack-up vessel Innovation, which put the first monopile in place in early May and had more than a quarter of the project’s foundations installed by the end of August. […]