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  • 14 June 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    France has selected the consortium of EDF Renouvelables, innogy and Enbridge to construct and develop the Dunkirk offshore wind project. The tariff proposed by the consortium ”was significantly lower than EUR 50/MWh”, François de Rugy, said during the launch of the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in Saint-Nazaire. The strike price for this tender was initially expected […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    France’s Ideol has secured EUR 15 million funding from energy investor Kerogen Capital in order to accelerate the commercialization of its floating foundation solution in key geographies.

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    France plans to issue offshore wind tenders with a combined capacity of up to 6GW by 2028, according to the recently released Multiannual Energy Programme (Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie (PPE)). This is nearly three times as much compared to a proposal floated in November 2018, where only 2.2GW of new offshore wind capacity was to […]

  • 11 September 2012

    As Reuters writes, the French Government is about to launch the second round of offshore wind tenders for two locations. The first location is 705MW Le Treport in northern France and a second off the island of Noirmoutier with a capacity of 600 MW. Earlier this year France awarded four out of five locations for […]

  • 5 January 2012

    Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman and CEO of GDF SUEZ, and Yves de Gaulle, Chairman and CEO of Compagnie Nationale du Rhône (CNR) and member of the GDF SUEZ Executive Committee, inaugurated the CNR wind farm at Guerville, in the French Seine-Maritime department. With the commissioning of this 12 MW facility, GDF SUEZ passes the 1,000 MW […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The Floatgen wind turbine is currently being prepared for deployment off Croisic at the École Centrale de Nantes SEM-REV demonstration site in France. This is both the first offshore and floating wind turbine to be installed off the French coast.

  • 14 November 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    EDF EN France and Dong Energy, through its subsidiary Eolien Maritime France are inviting tenders for three offshore wind project off the French coast. Namely, the companies are looking for a company to provide architectural services, engineering services and integrated engineering services with the final goal of achieving the projects certification as per IEC 61400-22. […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    General Electric (GE) plans to submit a bid to buy the offshore wind turbine maker Adwen, a 50 -50 joint venture between Gamesa and Areva, this week, according to the French magazine La Lettre de l’Expansion. The magazine did not disclose any further information apart from adding that GE could submit the bid as early […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Training & Education

    France’s National Maritime School (the Ecole Nationale Supérieure Maritime or ENSM) has just welcomed the first class of a new course focused on offshore systems, including systems used for offshore renewable energy projects. The course, titled ”Deployment and maintenance of offshore systems”, is being held in Nantes and it aims to train engineers in the specificities of offshore renewable […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mojo Maritime, the Falmouth based marine renewable energy experts, has expanded into France, having incorporated a wholly owned French subsidiary in response to the growing French tidal energy market. Mojo Maritime France S.A.S. is headquartered in Cherbourg, Normandy, and has operations in Nantes, Western France. The company started trading on 1st May 2014 and has […]

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

    Hamburg-based wind turbine manufacturer Senvion is to deliver up to four of its 6.2M152 wind turbines adapted to the floating offshore foundation developed by the EolMed consortium, led by Quadran, after the consortium won an approval to construct a 24MW pilot floating wind project in the French Mediterranean Sea. The French Environment and Energy Management Agency […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Spanish wind turbine maker Gamesa has offered to sell its 50% stake in Adwen to its French joint venture partner Areva to remove the last hurdle standing in way of its recently announced merger with Siemens, Spain’s daily Expansion cited unnamed sources as saying. The sources told Expansion that banks are already carrying out financial valuation of the potential […]

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

    France’s Minister of Ecology François de Rugy has signed the letters approving re-negotiated feed-in-tariffs for six offshore wind projects selected in the country’s first two tendering rounds.

  • 5 November 2012

    DONG Energy, in a joint venture with EDF EN, is developing offshore wind farms in Northern France. These projects are in their early preparation phases where extensive feasibility studies are conducted. The company is looking for partners, companies or individuals, who can supply highly skilled project specialists to staff up with project managers to its […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a EUR 450 million credit line for co-financing the construction of the Fécamp offshore wind project in France. According to EIB, this is the first such operation it is financing in France, reinforcing the objectives set by its shareholders to make it the EU climate bank. The financing will […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Grid Connection

    In the presence of the French President Francois Hollande and An Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister) Enda Kenny, EirGrid and RTE today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to move to the next phase of development of the Celtic Interconnector Project. Following the completion of feasibility studies over the past five years, EirGrid and RTE today agreed to progress […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls today announced the winners of a call for tender for pilot tidal energy farms in West Normandy, France. Europe’s ocean energy industry welcomed the announcement, stating that it marked the beginning of the next stage of development for the sector – commercialisation. The winning consortia, GDF SUEZ/Alstom and EDF/DCNS/OpenHydro will […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with France’s Eolfi for the development of floating offshore wind power in Taiwan. The LOI was signed in Paris on 4 November by the Vice Minister of MOEA Wang Mei-Hua and Alain Delsupexhe, CEO of Eolfi, during the Vice Minister’s European tour which included […]

  • 25 September 2013

    French work boat builder Navalu launched the SeaFox, an offshore wind farm service catamaran last Wednesday, 18 September 2013. This vessel, with a total length of 24 meters and width of 9.90 meters, was designed to work on offshore wind farms in the North Sea. Built for Enviroserve, shipowner based in Lowestoft (Suffolk), the vessel […]

  • 11 March 2013

     Patrick Kron was appointed Chairman & CEO of Alstom on 11 March 2003. In the decade between 2003 and 2013, the company battled for survival from 2003 to 2005, then enjoyed strong growth in the years between 2006 and 2009, and finally coped with the global financial and economic crisis from 2010 onwards. On 21 […]

  • 5 June 2015

    Alstom took part in the Thetis exhibition in Nantes, north-western France. The company showcased its two principal technologies, the Haliade offshore wind turbine and the Oceade tidal turbine platform. Alstom has both tidal and offshore wind facilities in the area, so the occasion was also used to organise visits to see the Haliade offshore wind […]

  • 16 May 2010
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    6,000 MW of offshore wind energy are expected to be installed by 2020. The tender for the first 3,000 MW wind turbines should take place in…   [mappress] Source: evwind, May 16, 2010;

  • 29 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group has secured inter-array cable contracts worth over EUR 220 million for three offshore wind farms in France.

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    ElecLink, a wholly owned subsidiary of Groupe Eurotunnel, has awarded contracts for the UK-France interconnector for which the foundation was laid yesterday. The developer contracted Siemens, Prysmian and Balfour Beatty to build the 1GW HVDC link.

  • 9 July 2015

    Blue Water Shipping Brest has assisted French company Sabella SAS with installing their D10 tidal turbine on the seabed off Ushant Island, which is located 30 kilometers off the western tip of Bretagne, France. The installation of the tidal turbine took place during May and June and Blue Water Brest assisted Sabella on the full […]