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  • 27 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    France’s Loire-Atlantique prefecture has granted approval for the construction of the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. The approval allows for the official start of the construction phase, and establishes the conditions for the installation and operation of the offshore wind farm which is being jointly developed by EDF-EN, Dong Energy, the Lorient-based Nass & Wind Offshore, and GE. The wind farm will […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    GE, which took over Alstom’s power and grid businesses last year, has its eye on another company developing offshore wind technology – Adwen – a joint venture between Gamesa and Areva that arose as a stumbling block during Gamesa’s merger talks with Siemens.  On Tuesday, Reuters quoted Jerome Pecresse, President and CEO of GE Renewable Energy, as saying that […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantique Offshore Energy and its consortium partners GE Grid Solutions and Société de Dragage International (SDI), part of the DEME Group, have won a contract to design, manufacture, and install the electrical offshore substation for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. The contract was awarded by Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a consortium between EDF Renouvelables and Enbridge, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Scotland-headquartered renewable energy consultancy Natural Power is transferring its French head office functions to Nantes to be closer to the offshore wind farm projects in the Pays de la Loire, and to take advantage of the region’s attractiveness which facilitates the recruitment of executives with key skills.  Although it has had a branch office in the […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    EDF Enérgies Nouvelles has invited tenders for two jobs at the Saint Nazaire Offshore Windfarm site located on the French coast (Pays de la Loire – Loire Atlantique). The first job is to conduct an offshore geotechnical campaign. The campaign will include drilling shallow geotechnical boreholes using a rotary coring system to typically 2m below […]

  • 9 April 2012

    Just after winning the tender with Alstom SA and Dong Energy A/S, Henri Proglio, the CEO of EDF said in an interview with Le Figaro that they will pursue offshore wind contracts abroad.. Last week, the French government announced winners of the 10 billion-euro ($13.3 billion) worth offshore wind tender. EDF, together with Alstom and […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Authorities

    If the GE’s acquisition bid for Alstom’s Energy division gets the green light, the French government will ask the American industrial giant to sell Alstom’s offshore wind turbine business to Areva, France’s largest provider of nuclear energy, writes Les Echos. “It would make sense to have one sole French actor in this industry,” the government […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has completed a geotechnical survey campaign at the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.

  • 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), […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Eolien Maritime France, a subsidiary of EDF EN France and Dong Energy Power Holding, is looking for a contractor who will carry out seabed surveys at a number of locations off the French coast. The company plans to perform seabed clearance on around 80 wind turbine locations and some additional locations (offshore substations), which demands side-scan sonar and multi-beam echo-sounder surveys in a wind farm zone. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has started a geotechnical survey campaign on the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.

  • 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) […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    EDF is looking to award contracts for consultancy services for two proposed offshore wind farms in France, one at Fecamp and the other at Courseulles-sur-Mer. The work is related to assistance to the special committee for public consultations (CPDP), which includes design, editing, layout, printing and distribution of communication tools, as well as preparation of […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Representatives from the Nantes – Saint-Nazaire Port have used the International Week of Transport and Logistics to provide an update on the expansion project which is expected to turn the port into a link between factories in the region and future offshore wind farms. At this event, Jean-Pierre Chalus, CEO of Nantes – Saint-Nazaire Port, made a presentation […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    A consortium of Louis Dreyfus TravOcean and Prysmian has officially secured a contract for the supply and installation of inter-array cables at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.

  • 18 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group will provide ”Made in France” cable technologies for the first large-scale French offshore wind farm. Prysmian did not name the project, but rather said that the wind farm is being developed by the French company EDF Renewables and Canada’s Enbridge. The project in question is most likely the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    EDF, together with Alstom, won three of five sites at the tender announced by the French Government for offshore wind farm projects, French daily Le Figaro reported Thursday. The 6 MW wind turbines, whose prototype Alstom presented last week, will be assembled in Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique), Courseulles-sur-Mer (Calvados) and Fecamp (Seine-Maritime). The fourth wind farm, to be […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Nantes Administrative Court of Appeals has dismissed the appeal filed by three environmental organisations which contested the environmental permit granted to the 480MW Parc du Banc de Guérande wind project located some 12 kilometres off the coast of Saint-Nazaire.

  • 17 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sif Holding has received an order from Eiffage Métal to deliver 80 monopiles and the primary steel for 80 transition pieces for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Sif will manufacture the monopiles and store them at its MV2 facility, as well as deliver the primary steel for the transition pieces to Smulders Hoboken. […]

  • 4 November 2011

    Following the call for tenders for offshore wind energy launched in July 2011 by the French Government, Alstom is planning to establish up to two sites dedicated to the production of components and to the assembly of 6 MW offshore wind turbines in the port areas of Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique) and Cherbourg (Manche). These two French […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Alstom has announced the signature of an exclusive partnership agreement with STX France, during a meeting of the Region Pays de la Loire strategic committee on marine energies that was held in Nantes on December 6. This agreement covers the supply of transition parts used to affix an offshore wind turbine to its monopile foundations. […]

  • 21 March 2012

    LM Wind Power’s 73.5 meter blades became the first 70+ meter blades to be installed when Alstom inaugurated the largest offshore wind turbine in the world on March 19 at Carnet in the Loire-Atlantique region of France. The impressive composite structures have been developed specifically for Alstom’s Haliade 150-6MW wind turbine in a close collaboration […]

  • 4 October 2011

      RES Offshore announced that they will be working with EOLE-RES and Iberdrola. This follows today’s exclusive agreement to jointly bid for two of the five offshore areas that the French Government has offered for competitive tender. RES Offshore has a wealth of in-house experience built on participation in UK Rounds 1, 2 and 3, […]