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  • 8 January 2013

    France’s Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA) is planning to harness the power of the sea, reports NewNet. Since the port of Cherbourg is located close to the Raz Blanchard, which is known for strong currents, this makes it ideal for tidal energy development. To be able to install tidal generators, the port needs to be […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Blue Water Shipping has just finished a promotion tour in France – focusing on the development of French offshore wind. Blue Water Shipping spent a week visiting several French ports which potentially are going to play a role in future French offshore wind projects. Blue Water Shipping was represented by Søren Stougaard and Jacob Kjærgaard […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Engie and EDP Renewables (EDPR) have jointly submitted a pre-qualification bid to construct a wind farm with a capacity between 250MW and 750MW off the coast of Dunkirk in France. The bid is part of a competitive dialogue procedure in France’s third round of tenders to select potential developers and define an area best suited for development […]

  • 31 May 2016
    R&D, Technology

    Nass & Wind Smart Services has recently installed a M3EA floating measurement platform to measure wind conditions off the coast of Dunkirk and offer the data collected to wind developers interested in participating in France’s third call for offshore wind tenders scheduled to start this summer. The data collected by the M3EA, equipped with a LiDAR Leosphere […]

  • 11 December 2012

    STX France Solutions, subsidiary of STX France, specialized in the Offshore Oil & Gas and Marine Renewable Energy Engineering – has just joined the privileged club of certified specialists of the offshore wind foundations market. The innovative jacket design launched by its R&D team has received the approval of DNV, international certification body considered as […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Strengthening business ties within the offshore wind industry will be high on the agenda during the Dutch trade mission to France, led by Lilianne Ploumen, the country’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, scheduled for 10 and 11 March, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency reports. Hans Timmers, the President of the Netherlands Wind Energy Association (NWEA), will join the mission and host the […]

  • 7 May 2013

    A French delegation visited Alderney to discuss the tidal energy project which could have a total capacity of up to 6GW, channelonline.tv informed. Among many visitors, Alderney politicians and the directors of Alderney Renewable Energy welcomed the president of the General Conseil de la Manche, Jean-Francois Le Grand and representatives from renewable energy industry. Francois […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 19 February 2012

    Alderney Renewable Energy (ARE), the tidal energy developer, has signed agreements for two major projects aimed at creating one of the most significant tidal power sites in Europe. The first agreement is with the French industrial group DCNS for the development of tidal arrays in Alderney’s waters. The second agreement is between ARE and its […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Akrocean has secured a contract by Meteo-France to supply floating LiDARs for future offshore wind projects in France. Under the four-year master service agreement, Akrocean will provide wind and ocean data using its WINDSEA floating LiDAR with an aim to de-risk future projects in French waters. Established as part of series of measures intended to […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    ENGIE, know as GDF SUEZ until recently, announced at the beginning of this year that it plans to double its renewable energy generation and the company said today it is on a good path with constantly diversifying its power generating base by incorporating sources of renewable energy.  Around 50% of the company’s electricity generation in France comes from […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Renouvelables and Enbridge have held a ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a consortium of EDF Renouvelables and Enbridge, is developing the Saint-Nazaire project some 12km off the coast of Loire-Atlantique. The 480MW wind farm will feature 80 GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines manufactured in […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    France has re-negotiated feed-in tariffs for six previously approved offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of 3GW.

  • 12 December 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D

    French Ministry of Environment, Energy and the Sea has started the so-called ”competitive dialogue” procedure to select potential developers and define an area best suited for development of offshore wind farms off Dunkirk. Dunkirk is part of France’s third round of tenders for the development of offshore wind selected for its favourable conditions and supported […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    GDF SUEZ has signed a partnership agreement with Cofely Endel, its subsidiary specialized in industrial maintenance, the hydro turbine equipment design company Voith Hydro, the French shipbuilder Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie (CMN) and ACE1. Through this partnership,   GDF SUEZ reaffirms its marine energy ambitions and it commitment, working with industrial companies with complementary expertise and local […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    MOJO Maritime France SAS has won a contract to investigate potential unexploded ordnance (UXO) targets along the export cable route connecting the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm to the French grid. MOJO Maritime will, through the use of ROVs and/or divers, investigate and identify the nature of the potential UXO targets along the submarine cable route […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    EDP Renewables and Engie have signed an agreement to create a co-controlled 50/50 joint-venture in fixed and floating offshore wind. The agreement follows the last year’s signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding to form a new entity as an exclusive vehicle of investment of EDPR and Engie for offshore wind opportunities worldwide. This alliance […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boralex, Eneco, Diamond Generating Europe Limited (DGE) and Van Oord have established a consortium with an aim to submit a bid for the Dunkirk offshore wind project in France. The Vents de Dunkerque consortium will feature Eneco’s experience in developing and building large-scale offshore wind farms, as well as Boralex’ local roots in Hauts de France and […]

  • 12 February 2016

    Eolien Maritime France, a subsidiary of EDF EN France and DONG Energy, is looking for Marine Warranty Surveyor service providers for three French offshore wind farms. The three wind farms are planned to be installed off Fécamp, Courseulles-sur-mer and Saint-Nazaire. Marine Warranty Surveyor services to be provided for the wind farms will cover all offshore activities […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has approved the acquisition of EDPR Offshore España by ENGIE and EDP Renovaveis. EDPR Offshore España is a Spain-headquartered subsidiary of the EDP Group active in the offshore wind industry globally. The company would be the exclusive vehicle of both parties for offshore wind farm activities worldwide. The European Commission has concluded […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Siemens Gamesa has selected a consortium led by GTM Normandie-Centre for the construction of its offshore wind turbine plant in Le Havre, France. The 20-hectare factory, to be built on the Quai Joannès Couvert in the Port of Le Havre, will be the first in the world to manufacture all main offshore wind turbine components […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    General Electric (GE) has entered into talks with Areva, Gamesa, Siemens and the French state to discuss the potential acquisition of Adwen, a 50 – 50 offshore wind joint venture between Areva and Gamesa, Jeff Immelt, GE’s CEO, told French daily Le Figaro. GE took over Alstom’s power and grid businesses last year, which included 1.5GW of […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    France will announce the results of the call for expressions of interest to develop floating offshore wind projects in July 2016, Ségolène Royal, the French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, said. The quality and the number of applications received under the tender reflect the dynamism of the sector and have led the government to potentially go over EUR […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    French Electricity Transmission Network (RTE) is inviting tenders for safety consultancy services. Namely, RTE is seeking a contractor to coordinate health and safety protection during the cable laying in waters off French coast. Covered by this tender are four offshore wind projects awarded during the first offshore wind round in France’s Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique), Courseulles-sur-Mer (Calvados) […]

  • 5 April 2012

    According to certain industry officials cited by the Les Echoes, the decision of the French Government on the first round of bids for the offshore wind farm project is expected to be made today or tomorrow. However, the French Government will further prolong the second round of bidding for offshore wind farms, confirms the daily. […]