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  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Eel Energy, French tidal energy technology company, has announced that it received EUR 500,000 from Bpifrance and the Nord-Pas de Calais region. In the meantime, historical shareholders of the company subscribed to a convertible bond of € 500k. This financing will allow the company to finalize its 1/6 scale prototype designed for sea trials, and initiate […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    French companies Nass&Wind Industrie, a subsidiary of Nass&Wind Group, and Offshore Foundation Solutions (OFS) have signed an agreement under which the companies will cooperate to develop concrete floating offshore wind platforms. The partnership was initiated in early 2015 with an aim to unite the expertise of Nass&Wind in floating offshore wind and OFS in the design of offshore […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    German conglomerate Siemens has requested more information from Alstom as part of due diligence prior to making an offer for the company. Yesterday, French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg said to a parliamentary economic affairs committee that: “Siemens is pursuing its work and has written to Alstom this morning asking for more information and a deeper […]

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

    The French Senate has voted against a proposed amendment which would allow the government to renegotiate the feed-in tariffs of the six offshore wind projects selected in Round 1 and Round 2 tenders, according to local media.

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    German conglomerate Siemens is getting closer to making its formal offer for the French company Alstom. According to Reuters, Siemens is expected to offer less than EUR 7 billion, which is almost a half of what GE is offering, together with its train business for Alstom’s energy business. Previously, it was believed the company’s cash […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The French government-owned nuclear group, Areva, said it could consider the possibility to acquire Alstom’s wind turbines business if an opportunity presented itself, according to Reuters. At the parliament hearing on nuclear energy held yesterday,  Areva CEO Luc Oursel said: “Concerning the wind activities, if any opportunities were to arise in the future, and given […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Alstom, who is selling power and grid business to US General Electric, might return up to EUR 4 billion to its shareholders. Earlier this year, Alstom board unanimously voted for GE’s EUR 12.35 billion bid, rejecting Siemens-Mitsubishi Heavy offer comprising EUR 8.2 billion cash and an asset swap. On 19 December 2014, the transaction with […]

  • 26 February 2014

      The Institute for Integrated Product Development at the University of Bremen, SAERTEX and AREVA Blades have been recognized with the JEC Innovation Award for their research in wind energy category. They will receive this award at the JEC Composites Show, the leading European exhibition for composites to be held in Paris next month. Launched […]

  • 25 January 2013

    Based on the Damping Pool system and concrete fabrication, the IDEOL foundation solution enables to install wind turbine without the usual shallow water limitations, at costs more competitive than bottom-fixed foundation beyond 35-40 meters depth, where winds are better and noise/visual/fishing conflicts much lower. [mappress] Offshore WIND staff, January 25, 2013; Image: ideol-offshore

  • 29 July 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    A 496MW wind farm project proposed to be built off the French Vendée islands of Yeu and Noirmoutier has exited the risk addressing and consultation phase which resulted in a new layout plan for the wind farm.  Following a series of consultations and public debates, it was decided to extend the space between the wind turbines to 1,600 […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    At Sea Tech Week in Brest yesterday, an agreement between the Brittany Region and DCNS was signed by the Brittany Regional Council President Pierrick Massiot and DCNS Director for Marine Energy Frédéric Le Lidec. The purpose of this agreement is to speed up development of the floating offshore wind turbine plant in Brittany and to […]

  • 14 January 2015

    Faced with increasing scarcity of  natural resources some companies strive to find sustainable and environmentally friendly alternatives to meet energy needs. As ocean and seas look promising, GDF SUEZ is looking into wind, tidal and geothermal as a  new marine renewable energy sources. Check out the following video about their plans for renewable energy. Offshore […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The French nuclear energy giant, Areva, has ditched its financial outlook for 2015 and 2016 on Tuesday. As a result, Areva shares plunged about 15% the next day in Paris while shareholders tried to ditch the stock due to uncertainties. The state-owned group blamed slow of its Japanese reactors after 2011 Fukushima accident, delays to […]

  • 1 October 2014

    Alstom has improved the design of its 1 MW tidal stream turbine and now offers the Oceade™ 18 – 1.4 MW: a turbine even more efficient, cost-effective and easy to maintain. With a rotor diameter of 18 metres, the Oceade tidal stream turbine has a nominal power of 1.4MW and three variable pitching blades. It is […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium led by French energy company Engie will submit permit applications for the development and operation of two offshore wind farms in French waters totalling close to 1GW in capacity at the beginning of 2017, Raphaël Tilot, Engie’s offshore wind power project director told Le Figaro. In May 2014, a consortium comprising Engie, EDP Renewables, Neoen Marine and […]

  • 6 November 2013

    French shipbuilding company PIRIOU has announced its participation in the EWEA Offshore event in Frankfurt. The company is a specialist in the fields of shipbuilding and ship repairing for medium sized vessels. The company is a specialist in the fields of shipbuilding and ship repairing for medium sized vessels. This year, Piriou moved into the […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Vessels

    The Netherlands-headquartered subsea inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) services provider N-Sea, has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with CERES Recherches & Expertise Sous-Marine and TechSub Industrie Environement, to provide subsea survey, installation and remediation services to the French offshore wind industry. “N-Sea has developed a strong track record in UXO management, construction support and IMR […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Engie, EDP Renewables, Caisse des Dépôts and Eiffage last week submitted their proposal for a pilot floating wind farm of up to 36MW in capacity at the Leucate site in the Mediterranean. The proposal includes installation of 3 to 6 wind turbines of a minimum of 6MW each some 15 to 22 kilometres off the coast in […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    During a meeting with economic and political stakeholders in the French regions of Haute-Normandie and Picardie, GDF SUEZ, EDP Renewables, Neoen Marine and AREVA have reaffirmed their ambitions to develop innovative, concerted and local environmentally friendly offshore wind projects at the sites of Le Tréport (Haute-Normandie – 500 MW) and the islands of Yeu and […]

  • 30 May 2017

    Seaway 7 Seaway 7 operates from 4 main execution centers; • Heavy Lifting (Zoetermeer, Netherlands) Transportation and installation of offshore structures • Offshore Cables (Leer, Germany) Installation of submarine cables & umbilicals, trenching and IMR related • EPC (Aberdeen, UK) Delivery of EPC solutions for the Renewables sector • Integrated Solutions and Floating Wind (Paris, […]

  • 27 October 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    On Tuesday the European Parliament’s Energy Committee gave its green light to an agreement with the Council to free up €146 million of… (europarl.europa) [mappress] Source: europarl.europa, October 27, 2010;

  • 5 December 2017
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 19 February 2020

    Global Wind Energy Council Offshore wind has been a hot topic over the past few years, and it is no surprise why. The International Energy Agency expects that offshore wind will be a $1 trillion industry by 2040, with offshore wind capacity forecasted to grow to 1 TW by 2050 according to IRENA. It is […]

  • 19 February 2020

    DEME Offshore World-class track record With our versatile fleet of offshore installation vessels we are able to execute wind farm projects in the most challenging marine environments. Our scope of work includes EPCI contracting for foundations, monopile installation, pre-piling and post-piling jacket foundations, cable installation, wind turbine logistics and maintenance services during the operational lifetime […]

  • 7 April 2010

    Registered seminar participants work at the following companies: * Companies displaying in the Product Display Area 3SUN Managing Director A2SEA Sales Manager Abis Shipping Company BV Director ABS Europe – Rotterdam Country Manager – The Netherlands ABT/ Antwerp Bulk Terminal Project Manager Accenture Partner Resources – Gas & Utilities Acta Marine Managing Director AG Reederei […]