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  • 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 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    France’s Environmental Authority has dismissed an appeal against its recent decision that a new environmental assessment study is not needed for the 496MW Bay of Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project following the switch from the Adwen 8MW to the Siemens Gamesa 8MW turbine.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa will deliver its 8MW offshore wind turbine (D8) for two projects off the French coast: Dieppe-Le Tréport and Yeu-Noirmoutier, totalling almost 1GW, replacing Adwen’s AD8 model. The recently created company – and the owner of Adwen – also plans to do this for Ailes Marines’ Bay of Saint-Brieuc project.

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    General Council of Côtes-d’Armor (Conseil général des Côtes-d’Armor) has issued a call for bids for quay construction works for Departmental Port of Saint-Brieuc Le Légué. The Council states that this development is essential to position the Légué port as a service port in the context of the completion of the offshore wind farm in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 27 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) has expanded a recently issued tender for cable storage services to include the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France. In October, RTE issued a tender for storage services for the 225kV submarine power cables, and optionally junctions and accessories, for the Saint-Nazaire, Courseulles-sur-Mer and Fécamp offshore wind projects. According to the […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has submitted a building permit application for a wind turbine production plant in Le Havre, France. Siemens Gamesa submitted the application to the mayor of Le Havre on 25 February, a spokesperson from the company told Offshore WIND. According to the company, the turbine production facility will be focused on supplying the Dieppe-Le […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Schneider Electric has been selected as a preferred supplier of power equipment for Areva’s offshore wind projects in France. This includes in particular the wind farm of 100 5MW turbines in the bay of Saint Brieuc off the coast of Brittany and the current tenders for the offshore wind farms at Le Tréport off the […]

  • 15 October 2010
    R&D

    Nass&Wind Offshore, one of the leading French developers of offshore wind projects, will shortly install a wind LIDAR at the top of the Grand Léjon lighthouse, located in the bay of Saint-Brieuc off the coast of northern Brittany (France). This new generation device based on Light Detection and Ranging technique relies on the measurement of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has secured a Provisional Type Certificate for the SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine. The new direct-drive offshore wind turbine has a rotor diameter of 167 metres, with its B82 blades allowing for an 18% greater swept area compared to the SWT-7.0-154 unit, Siemens Gamesa said. The first prototype was installed in Østerild, Denmark in September […]