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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.

  • 3 July 2017
    R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has started a complete geotechnical survey campaign at the site of the 496MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France, Ailes Marines, the consortium behind the project, reports.

  • 20 April 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Ailes Marines, the developer and future operator of the 496MW offshore wind farm project in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc, France, has received the three administrative authorisations required to construct and operate the wind farm. The company has now obtained the concession of utilisation of the maritime public domain; the Unique Authorisation for the installations Structures, Works and […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ailes Marines, the developer of the 496MW Bay of Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France, does not need to carry out a new environmental assessment study for the project following the recently approved switch from the Adwen 8MW to the Siemens Gamesa 8MW turbine.

  • 20 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Following Siemens Gamesa’s decision to replace Adwen’s 8MW turbines, proposed to be installed at three French offshore wind farms, Ailes Marines informed it had sought the approval from the French Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, Nicolas Hulot, with the decision expected shortly. 

  • 1 October 2012
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The company Ailes Marines, created by IBERDROLA and EOLE-RES to develop the offshore wind farm in the bay of Saint Brieuc, announces the launch of two technical feasibility campaigns. These campaigns will be conducted on the site of the future offshore wind farm in the bay of Saint Brieuc. Ailes Marines has commissioned the company […]

  • 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.

  • 22 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola expects to receive a construction permit for the 500MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project by 30 June, 2017.

  • 25 July 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The French Council of State has rejected appeals opposing the construction of the Bay of Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project being developed by Ailes Marines. Environmental conservation organization Gardez les caps and Nass & Wind, who competed in the tender for developing the wind farm, submitted the appeal citing irregularity in the selection procedure and seeking an annulment. Despite […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ailes Marines has awarded Prysmian Group with a contract to provide the inter-array cable systems for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France. Prysmian will design, supply, install, and commission 90 kilometres of three core 66 kV HVAC XLPE-insulated inter-array cables. The value of the contract is around EUR 80 million. Cable cores will be […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    On 16 February, the Administrative Court in Rennes dismissed complaints filed by Nass & Wind and Alstom Wind France, requesting a cancellation of the French government’s authorisation given to Ailes Marines for modification of the Saint Brieuc project and Prefect of Côtes-d’Armor’s decision to allow for one more year to submit applications for the authorisation.

  • 29 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola’s Ailes Marines and Siemens Gamesa have signed a contract for the supply of 62 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project. The contract marks the final investment decision on the EUR 2.4 billion project, Ailes Marines said. The Saint-Brieuc wind turbines will be built in France, at Siemens Gamesa’s […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Bibby HydroMap is carrying out an UXO survey at the site of the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France, developed by the Iberdrola-led consortium Ailes Marines.

  • 14 December 2016
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    AXYS Technologies’ FLiDAR WindSentinel buoy has been deployed in Brittany, France. Equipped with dual LiDAR sensors, WindSentinel will measure the wind resource and expected energy production at the Bay of Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, developed by Ailes Marines. The WindSentinel system will be deployed for a minimum of 12 months to gather comprehensive wind speed and wind […]

  • 5 January 2017

    Ailes Marines, a joint venture between Iberdrola, RES and Caisse des Dépôts, is currently deploying an EOLOS FL200 floating LiDAR that will measure wind conditions in the south part of the site of its future offshore wind farm in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc.  In December, AXYS Technologies’ WindSentinel floating LiDAR was deployed as part of the project. The two floating LiDARs […]

  • 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.

  • 16 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Spanish consortium of Navantia and Windar Renovables has won a contract to manufacture 62 jacket foundations for the 496MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm. The consortium was revealed as the winner of the contract on Monday, 16 September, during an event organised in Brest, France, by Ailes Marines, the developer of the project. This is the […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    French offshore wind developer Ailes Marines has awarded Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) with a contract to provide vessel inspection services to support the construction of the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm. SMC will be providing up to three local Accredited Vessel Inspectors (AVIs) to the project. SMC’s French inspectors will be supported by the company’s back-office […]

  • 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.

  • 7 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Atkins has been appointed to deliver the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) and Detailed Design of wind turbine jacket substructures for the 496MW St Brieuc offshore wind farm.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Toulouse-based Omexom LS has won a contract to provide terrestrial ground connections work for the Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm. The 225kV onshore underground links will run from Caroual to La Doberie and have an approximate length of 16 kilometres. The export cables will be provided by Nexans. The value of the contract is around […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has signed a preparatory works agreement with Iberdrola for the installation of 62 jacket foundations at the 496 MW Saint-Brieuc wind farm offshore France. Located approximately 16 kilometres off the coast of Brittany, the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm will comprise 62 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind turbines installed over an area covering 75 square […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Van Oord has awarded Bauer Spezialtiefbau with a contract for piling works at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France. The German company will install 190 bored piles at 62 locations for three-legged jackets, as well as one substation location consisting of a four-legged jacket foundation. Bauer Spezialtiefbau is going the provide and operate the […]