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  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    IBERDROLA and Areva have signed a contract for the supply of wind turbines to the Wikinger offshore project. The contract has been valued at approximately €620 million.   The French company will supply 70 M5000-135 5MW wind turbines, worth €550 million. For the first time, IBERDROLA will be installing 5-MW turbines in a wind facility. Under the terms […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Areva would be more interested in Alstom’s offshore wind contracts than its technology, writes Reuters. Recently, Areva said it will consider acquiring Alstom’s wind energy business if the bid from the U.S.  company General Electric gets approved. After making a bid of EUR 12.35 billion bid for Alstom’s energy arm last month, GE, under the […]

  • 24 February 2014

    Drochtersen political leaders have axed  Areva’s project to deploy its 8MW wind turbine in Asselermoor, Drochtersen, in Lower Saxony. According to the German media, the Administrative Committee unanimously  voted against this project, giving priority to A26 motorway link and, small scale industry over wind power. For this project, Areva teamed up with Bremen-based company, Energiekontor. […]

  • 25 June 2012

    On June 14, 2012, about 30 representatives of 20 major European insurers visited AREVA Wind following an invitation by AREVA Wind. On this occasion of the first AREVA Wind Insurance Day, our guests had the opportunity to receive information about the company and its product AREVA M5000, and also met the management team. On top […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Areva issued its results for the first nine months of 2013 yesterday, which show that its renewable energy business is facing revenue decrease. The company’s Renewable Energies Business Group ended the first nine months with a 26.6% decrease in revenue in comparison to the same period of 2012. The renewables revenue was up only in […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    French energy company, Areva, was hit by the loss of EUR 373 million from discontinued renewables activities. It comes as a result of provisions for losses at completion on wind, including offshore, and solar contracts. Chief Executive Officer Luc Oursel said: “The group continues to restructure its operations in renewable energies by entering into partnerships […]

  • 14 November 2012

    To coincide with the opening of AREVA’s first offices in Le Havre, Luc Oursel presented the progress made with AREVA’s industrial plan to produce a 100% French wind turbine in the Haute-Normandie region. Since Iberdrola and Eole RES were chosen to develop the wind farm site in the bay of Saint-Brieuc in April 2012 and […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Wind turbine installation at the Trianel’s wind farm off Borkum is halfway done, as 20 of the total 40 Areva’s turbines have been installed. The installation of AREVA’s M5000 turbines began in September 2013. Located 45 kilometers off the German coast, the Trianel Wind Farm Borkum covers an area of 56 km². This wind farm […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    French nuclear and renewable energy company Areva has finalized the sale of its 50% stake in the offshore turbine manufacturer Adwen to Spain’s Gamesa. Gamesa and Areva formed the Adwen joint venture in March 2015, with both companies investing around EUR 200 million, offering two 5MW turbine types (AD 5-135 and AD 5-132 ) and […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    AREVA and South Korea’s largest utility, KEPCO, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the renewable energy sector.  AREVA will identify with KEPCO the commercial opportunities in its fields of expertise in renewable energy: offshore wind, energy storage, concentrated solar power, and biomass. It is in this last field that these two companies will […]

  • 1 June 2010

    AREVA announces its purchase of the remaining 49% of Multibrid1, a German wind turbine manufacturer, which becomes AREVA Wind, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the group. This acquisition will allow a fast ramp-up of its production capacity to address the growth expected in this burgeoning industry. This new platform will also include the rotor blade manufacturing […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    World-leading renewables operator, Iberdrola, has once again selected AREVA’s offshore wind technology for the Wikinger project, to be developed 35 kilometers off the German Baltic Sea coast. Under the terms of the agreement, AREVA will supply its M5000 5 MW turbine for the Wikinger wind farm that will produce up to 400 MW of electricity […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Areva is set to sell its stake in Adwen to Siemens and Gamesa on Wednesday, Le Figaro reported. The 50% share Areva holds in the offshore wind turbine maker Adwen, a joint venture between Areva and Spain’s Gamesa, will be sold for EUR 60 million, according to the French newspaper. As part of the merger agreement between Gamesa […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Following more than one hundred regional meetings and a first seminar last March, AREVA held on June 20 a second “Supplier Day” in Bremerhaven, Germany, dedicated to French companies, future partners with the offshore wind supply chain. This partnership initiative is consistent with AREVA’s strategy of leveraging local skills to build up a new national […]

  • 9 May 2014

    If the GE’s acquisition bid for Alstom’s Energy division gets the green light, the French government will ask the American industrial giant to sell Alstom’s offshore wind turbine business to Areva, France’s largest provider of nuclear energy, writes Les Echos. “It would make sense to have one sole French actor in this industry,” the government […]

  • 25 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      AREVA Renewables announced today that Jean Huby is appointed Chief Executive Officer of AREVA Wind and Executive Vice President of the Wind business unit within AREVA Renewables, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. This appointment is effective May 12, 2011. JEAN Huby joined AREVA in September 2008 as Senior Vice President of Strategy and served on […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The erection of 80 AREVA wind turbines was successfully completed at the Global Tech I wind farm with the last rotor star installation finalized on Friday.  The commissioning of turbines can begin when the grid connection is available. AREVA’s 5 Megawatt M5000-116 turbines were manufactured at the Group’s Bremerhaven and Stade sites, in northern Germany. […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global Tech 1, 400W wind farm in the North Sea delivered a harsh blow to Areva, according to the first quarter results of 2014 issued yesterday. The company said that additional costs were a result of “delays experienced over the winter during the offshore installation and turbine testing phase.” These were attributable “to the supplier […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The French government-owned nuclear group, Areva, said it could consider the possibility to acquire Alstom’s wind turbines business if an opportunity presented itself, according to Reuters. At the parliament hearing on nuclear energy held yesterday,  Areva CEO Luc Oursel said: “Concerning the wind activities, if any opportunities were to arise in the future, and given […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    French nuclear and renewable energy company Areva has turned down a non-binding offer made by General Electric (GE) for the offshore wind turbine maker Adwen, a 50 -50 joint venture between Areva and Spain’s Gamesa, Reuters reports. GE is said to be interested in some of Adwen’s technology and its French order book, but the company […]

  • 20 November 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has welcomed AREVA’s announcement that it plans to build a wind turbine factory in Scotland, creating 750 jobs. The Scottish First Minister, Alex Salmond, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the company in Paris today, to find a site for the […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Areva SA plans to take a share of the UK’s offshore wind market, reported Bloomberg. The company is talking with customers across Europe and has more projects in addition to those announced in Germany and France. “Our competitiveness is as we move into deeper waters where the later Round 2 and Round 3 projects come into play,” said […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Renewable energy has to be affordable, predictable, and available. What has to date been considered a vision is now being implemented by offshore wind parks. The Eemshaven offshore base port in the Netherlands is proving to be the ideal location for German wind park projects in the North Sea. Buss, the port services provider, with […]

  • 22 November 2011

    All AREVA M5000 5 Megawatt offshore wind turbines are tested from now on in the new full load test bench in Bremerhaven (Germany) to deliver a 100% quality product to the next offshore sites. The test bench offers the possibility to check the functionality under nominal load conditions and is a tool for the qualification […]

  • 4 September 2012

    INNOVATION, the new heavy lift jack up vessel inaugurated yesterday in Bremerhaven, will be used for the upcoming installation of AREVA M5000 proven technology. Purpose-built for offshore installation, it sets a new milestone for AREVA Wind’s comprehensive offer and further strengthens the group’s competitive offshore business model.  The powerful vessel was built by HGO InfraSea […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Alain Le Vern, President of the Upper Normandy region went to Bremerhaven in northern Germany to visit AREVA Wind that designs, assembles, commissions and maintains offshore wind turbines. Accompanied by Hélène Segura, Vice-President of the Upper Normandy responsible for vocational training, Alain Le Vern came to get a first-hand experience of the industry which should […]