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China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has announced the start of construction of two offshore wind farms off the eastern coast of the Guangdong Province that will have a total installed capacity of 900MW. In December 2018, CGN started building a control centre for the 500MW Houhu and 400MW Huizhou offshore wind farms. The Houhu project will be built […]
China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group (CGN) has received consent for a 216MW offshore wind farm off the northern coast of Dayu island, Daishan county. In November, the developer obtained a pre-approval from the Zhoushan Ocean and Fishery Bureau (ZSOAF) to use the area for an offshore wind project, with ZSOAF leaving a 20-day period for public comments. […]
Jiangsu Hengtong High Voltage Submarine Cable, a subsidiary of Hengtong-Optic Electric, has won a contract to provide 220kV submarine power cables for the Yangjiang Nanpeng Island wind farm offshore Guangdong province, China.
The Fujian Province Development and Reform Commission has approved a 300MW offshore wind farm developed by China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) north-east of Pingtan Island in the Fujian Province. In December 2014, the project was listed in the National Offshore Wind Power Project Development and Construction Program (2014-2016) and, as such, received the authorisation from […]
China General Nuclear Power Group’s (CGN) 152MW Rudong offshore wind farm demonstration project will soon be fully operational, China Daily reports. The first of 38 Siemens 4MW wind turbines at the Rudong offshore wind farm, located around 25 kilometers offshore Shayang Yangkou Port, was installed in September 2015. In January, the offshore wind farm started producing power after the […]
China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) has installed the first wind turbine at its Rudong offshore wind farm. Located around 25 kilometers offshore Shayang Yangkou Port, the project will comprise 38 Siemens 4 MW turbines with a total capacity of 152MW. The project construction kicked off in late May 2015 with the installation of the […]
During the visit of the French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault in China, AREVA participated in the celebration of the 30 years of cooperation between France and China in civil nuclear energy. This visit included, notably, a stop by Mr. Ayrault to the construction site for two EPR reactors at Taishan, a symbol of this successful […]
China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (Ming Yang), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, has announced that Guangdong Mingyang Wind Power Group Limited (Guangdong Mingyang), a subsidiary of Ming Yang, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Co., Ltd (CGNPC), a leading clean energy supplier and energy services […]
French floating wind developer Eolfi has appointed Vincent Fromont as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
CCCC Third Harbour Engineering has won contracts for two offshore wind projects in China, valued at some RMB 1.6 billion (approx. EUR 204 million) in total.
Southern China’s Guangdong Province is planning to begin construction of more than ten offshore wind farms this year, Xinhua News Agency reported the province’s governor Ma Xingrui as saying.
China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group (CGN) and the government of the city of Jieyang have signed an agreement to develop a deep-water offshore wind project with a capacity of up to 3GW off the Guangdong Province in the South China Sea.
The project company Ferme Eolienne Flottante de Groix & Belle-Île (FEFGBI) and Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) have jointly filed applications for the construction and operation of the pilot floating wind farm in the French part of the Atlantic ocean and its electrical connection.
Naval Energies, formerly known as DCNS Energies, is cutting 100 out of 260 jobs with 30 employees being transferred to its parent company Naval Group (former DCNS Group) and 70 people losing their jobs completely, according to French media.
French floating wind developer DCNS Energies has changed its name to Naval Energies.
Bureau Veritas has been awarded a contract for certification of the floating wind array to be deployed between the Groix and Belle-Ile Islands in France.
The world could see as much as 237MW of floating offshore wind capacity installed by 2020, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).
DCNS Energies, a new DCNS subsidiary dedicated to floating offshore wind, tidal energy and ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), has chosen Open Ocean’s software for the analysis of metocean conditions at potential project sites.
French energy specialist DCNS and a fund managed by Bpifrance have formed DCNS Energies, a turnkey constructor of marine renewable energy (MRE) plants for the French and export markets. DCNS Energies, majority owned by DCNS and 36% by the SPI fund (“Société de Projets Industriels” / Industrial Projects Company) of Bpifrance, will devote its activity to […]
French-based company DCNS plans to establish a marine energy subsidiary that would be dedicated to floating offshore wind, tidal and ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) technology. “DCNS plans to create a subsidiary dedicated to marine energies and is currently focused on concluding investment from new external investors. After closing this process, DCNS will maintain a majority […]
The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) has approved two more floating wind pilot projects as part of the country’s call for tenders for the development of floating wind launched in August 2015. One of the two new winners of the call for pilot floating farm projects is EDF Energies Nouvelles with their 24MW project […]
The UK government today gave the green light for the construction of Hinkley Point C, an GBP 18 billion nuclear power plant developed by EDF, which will take 10 years to be built and will have a lifespan of 35 years. “The Contract for Difference would provide a set price of £92.50 per megawatt hour of electricity provided by […]
The regional government of Brittany, France, has allocated EUR 85 million for the 24MW pilot floating wind project off the Ile de Groix proposed by Eolfi Offshore France, a joint venture between Eolfi and CGN European Energy Company. The financing package includes a grant of EUR 34 million and a EUR 51 million repayable advance. The French Environment and […]
The UK can meet its energy and climate change targets even if the proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear power station is not built, and alternatives, including the construction of additional offshore wind farms, work out cheaper, according to a report by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU). Replacing all electricity generated by the proposed Hinkley Point […]
Following UK Government’s decision to re-examine EDF’s Hinkley Point C nuclear power project, offshore wind has emerged as a potentially better solution for the country than nuclear power. Namely, after the board of EDF approved Hinkley Point C, which would be built together with China General Nuclear (CGN), and was ready to enter into an agreement with […]
The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) has approved two floating wind pilot projects as part of the country’s call for tenders for the development of floating wind launched last year. The two project approved by the ministry are the 24MW project in the Gruissan area, some 15 kilometres off the Mediterranean coast, led by the Quadran […]