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  • 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 […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Natural Power and SeaRoc Group have completed a report to assist the Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port in France in preparations to accommodate the delivery of offshore winds farms. 

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nantes – Saint-Nazaire Port Authority (Grand Port Maritime (GPM) de Nantes Saint-Nazaire) is eyeing opportunities in the offshore wind industry, which is yet to come to France.  The port authority is looking for contractors to carry out port civil engineering work, aiming to ensure the design and undertaking of work regarding an industrial project creating a platform […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    BigLift’s heavy load carrier Big Sky has arrived in the Port of Eemshaven in the Netherlands loaded with the first six of the sixty-six GE Haliade nacelles to be installed on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 10 January 2018
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Rentel NV will start the transport of the offshore transformer substation topside built for the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm from the assembly yard in Saint-Nazaire, France to the installation site in the Belgian North Sea on 12 January.

  • 4 January 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    STX France has loaded a substation topside built for the Rentel offshore wind farm onto a barge in the Nantes Saint-Nazaire Port in France.

  • 1 May 2015

    Groupement solidaire Artelia has been awarded project management contract at Saint-Nazaire by Grand Port Maritime (GPM) de Nantes. The Saint-Nazaire Port Authority’s contract is aiming to ensure the design and undertaking of work regarding an industrial project creating a platform for a future home for the logistics hub at Saint-Nazaire for storage, assembly and boarding […]

  • 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.

  • 17 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energies Nouvelles (EN) has completed the layout of the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for its Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France, and has hired a local architectural firm to design the O&M building to be built in La Turballe, with a focus on landscape and environment.

  • 8 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The 2MW Floatgen floating wind turbine project has reached another milestone with the installation of the transition piece onto the recently completed concrete floating wind foundation in the Port of Saint-Nazaire, France.

  • 30 April 2018
    R&D, Technology

    The 2MW Floatgen floating wind turbine has been towed to the École Centrale de Nantes SEM-REV demonstration site off the Croisic, France. The Floatgen turbine left the Port of Saint-Nazaire on Sunday, 29 April and arrived at the site some 20 kilometres off the Croisic on Monday, 30 April, Centrale Nantes said. In the next […]

  • 1 June 2016
    R&D, Technology

    The construction of the first wind turbine to be installed off the French coast – Floatgen – was officially launched today. The 2MW offshore wind turbine, set to be put into operation for the first time in 2017, will feature the first full-scale demonstrator of the ring-shaped floating foundation developed and patented by Ideol and built by Bouygues […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The 2MW Floatgen wind turbine, the first offshore and floating wind turbine to be installed off the French coast, has produced its first electricity in the port of Saint-Nazaire while undergoing tests.

  • 19 September 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Floating offshore wind turbine Floatgen, the first offshore wind turbine installed off the French coast, has started delivering electricity to the grid.

  • 11 October 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    French floating foundations designer Ideol will use a 2MW Vestas V80 wind turbine for the Floatgen project, the first of its kind in French waters, the company told Offshore WIND. ”The V80 wind turbine has effectively been delivered at Saint-Nazaire in June. The floating foundation construction is progressing well and, according to our initial planning, the […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The construction works on Ideol’s Floatgen project have started this month, as announced in June,with the wind turbine and most of the mooring system components now unloaded at the Saint-Nazaire port and the barge on which the construction is taking place already in position at Quai des Charbonniers. Le Béon Manufacturing is supplying the material needed for anchoring Floatgen, based […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    France-based offshore services provider Bourbon has completed the installation of the mooring system for the Floatgen wind turbine – first of its kind in France – at the SEM-REV site off Brittany. The turbine will be installed by the end of the year.

  • 28 April 2017
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    France-based offshore services provider Bourbon has won a contract for the mooring installation of the first floating wind turbine in France, the 2MW Floatgen.

  • 15 March 2017
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The 2MW Floatgen floating wind turbine has started taking shape in the Port of Saint-Nazaire with over 50% of the construction works now completed, Ideol, the lead developer of the project, said.

  • 13 October 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Floatgen project partners are scheduled to inaugurate the 2MW floating wind turbine today, 13 October, after it was fully assembled at the Saint Nazaire port in France.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 24 August 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The square ring-shaped floating foundation, the heart of the Floatgen floating wind project, was launched yesterday at the Port of Saint-Nazaire, France. 

  • 16 March 2015

    France is ranked 2nd in Europe regarding the offshore wind potential, just behind the United Kingdom. And while no wind farms are installed to date this will change in the next few years to come. Offshore WIND asked France Energie Eolienne (FEE), the French wind energy association, to provide an update on the current status and […]