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  • 18 July 2016

    EDF Energy is inviting businesses to apply for up to GBP 10,000 to develop new inspection methods for nuclear reactors and offshore wind farms. Businesses and consortia can apply for the EDF Energy Innovation Challenge competition, run together by Innovate UK and EDF to stimulate new inspection and monitoring systems. The aim of the competition […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    LOC Group’s Paris-based renewables team is providing marine warranty surveying services for the Fécamp, Courseulles-sur-Mer and Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farms in France, developed by a consortium led by EDF Énergies Nouvelles and Enbridge.

  • 7 September 2015

    Natural Power and its sister company SeaRoc have been awarded a contract by EDF to oversee the HSE and marine operations for the continued development of the Paimpol–Bréhat Tidal Farm in North Brittany, France. Natural Power France has provided consultancy services to EDF on a range of offshore developments in French waters. Until now, the services have […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    EDF Group and China Energy Investment Corporation (CEI) have signed the final joint venture agreements for offshore wind projects in China. The two parties reached financial closing and the new company is now building and operating 502 MW of offshore wind projects off the coasts of Jiangsu Province, north of Shanghai. This includes the 302 […]

  • 25 June 2015

    Following on from years of work with Narec, Cathie Associates reported that its expertise is now being utilised by EDF Energy Renewables in the development of the Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstration Project. The company is delivering geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy to the project from geophysical and geotechnical survey design, supervision and management to geological GIS […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    French energy company EDF has signed an agreement with the Chinese utility China Energy Investment Corporation (CEI) to jointly deliver two offshore wind power projects in China. The Dongtai IV and V offshore wind farms account for a total installed capacity of 500MW and will be the EDF Group’s first offshore projects in China. Through […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Paris based EDF Energies Nouvelles gives up on bid to construct offshore wind farm at Le Treport. “We’ve taken this decision in order to concentrate on the four other zones,” said David Corchia, CEO of EDF Energies Nouvelles, reports Les Echos. In July French government launched €10 billion offshore wind tender Earlier this year EDF […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Group has bought the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind project from Mainstream Renewable Power, following a competitive bidding process, the two companies informed on 3 May. 

  • 1 November 2012
    Grid Connection

    Galloper Wind Farms Limited (GWFL) has withdrawn its application under section 127 of the Planning Act 2008, to compulsorily acquire land currently owned and required by EDF Energy for the proposed Sizewell “C” nuclear power plant. GWFL, as part of its plans for the Galloper Wind Farm project, requires land off the coast of Suffolk […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    France’s EDF Energies Nouvelles is rebranding its international subsidiaries to EDF Renewables to support the company’s expansion in the international renewable energy market. EDF Energies Nouvelles has developed and operated wind, solar and energy storage projects in around 20 countries. “With the worldwide priority to tackle global warming, it seems crucial for us to raise the […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Conseil d’Etat, France’s supreme administrative court, has dismissed the appeal against the operating permit for the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project. All the administrative permits required for the construction and operational phases of the project are now secured, the project developers said. EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, and Enbridge, a North […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Reetec GmbH, a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has acquired the German company Offshore Wind Solutions GmbH (OWS), a specialist in the offshore wind Operations and Maintenance (O&M).

  • 20 June 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energies Nouvelles has announced the completion of the construction of the Teesside offshore wind farm, built by EDF Energy Renewables, a joint venture between EDF Energy and EDF Energies Nouvelles. As of yesterday, the first thirteen wind turbines of this 62 MW facility have been put into production. The entire wind farm is due […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    French energy company EDF sees the recently merged GE and Alstom Energy as the perfect partner for the company’s plan to diversify its energy mix by further expanding into renewable energy sector, GE quoted Antoine Cahuzac, the CEO of EDF Énergies Nouvelles, as saying. By partnering with GE & Alstom Energy, Cahuzac believes that the recently merged company’s global footprint, […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

      EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the signature of an exclusive partnership agreement with Danish group DONG Energy, a global leader in offshore wind energy, in response to the invitation to tender that the French government is due to launch. With over 20 years’ experience in the Northern European offshore wind energy market, DONG Energy will […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN ) could look for another partner for the second French offshore wind power tender as Danish energy giant, Dong Energy, has decided not to take part in this round, writes Les Echos. The consortium including EDF, Alstom and Dong was selected to develop three out of four areas, Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique), […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    EDF EN Services, part of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has taken over the Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of the 62.1MW Teesside wind farm located off the coast of North East England.

  • 13 June 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    France’s minister for ecological transition, François de Rugy, will launch the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in Saint-Nazaire on Friday, 14 June. Minister de Rugy will launch the project at GE’s Montoir de Bretagne factory accompanied by Jean-Bernard Levy, CEO of EDF Group, and Hugh Bailey, General Manager of GE France. As reported last week, the Conseil […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energy Renewables will utilise the Port of Blyth as a mobilisation and operation & maintenance base for its new offshore wind farm to be installed off the coast of Northumberland. Port of Blyth Chief Executive Martin Lawlor said: “We’re delighted to be providing both an operational and mobilisation base for this significant offshore wind project […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energy has opened its Teesside offshore wind farm located 1.5km off the North East coast at Redcar. The plaque was unveiled today by EDF Chairman, Henri Proglio, and Energy Minister, Michael Fallon. “These projects show our commitment to investing in low carbon generation in the UK,” said Proglio. The wind farm consists of 27 […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    German wind energy company Reetec has appointed Peter Vogt as the company’s new Operative Managing Director.  Reetec is part of EDF EN Services, the EDF Energies Nouvelles Group’s subsidiary dedicated to Operations and Maintenance in Europe. Prior to transferring to the new position at Reetec, Vogt was a Chief Executive Officer of EDF EN Services. “REETEC has […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energy Renewables Starts Blyth Demo Public Sessions

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    EDF Energies Nouvelles, EDF Group’s subsidiary dedicated to renewable energy, has acquired a majority stake in UPC Asia Wind Management (AWM), which develops and builds wind energy projects in China. Following this acquisition, EDF Energies Nouvelles owns an 80% stake in the UPC AWM, based in Hong Kong. Its partners, UPC China and the US-based […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    As reported by Reuters, it seems that the winner of the 10 billion-euro ($13.3 billion) tender, intended for offshore wind power development off the Brittany and Normandy coasts, will be French state-owned power company EDF. “The regulator has submitted a report which I’m told is quite positive for EDF”, Henri Proglio, EDF Chief Executive said, […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    On March 2, Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA)’s elected representatives officially launched large- scale extension works of the port of Cherbourg’s main roadstead, which will be a milestone in the history of the port’s development. Due to the allocation of ALSTOM’s industrial unit for offshore wind activities on harbour land, and EDF’s assembly hub for the […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energy Renewables will build a new offshore wind farm off the coast of Blyth in Northumberland. Onshore construction work has already begun and offshore work will start in 2017. The wind farm will comprise five turbines, totaling 41.5MW in capacity. The project has permission for a maximum total generating capacity of almost 100MW. Blyth […]