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  • 16 January 2014

    On January 11, 2014 the Lorient-based company Nass&Wind Offshore launched a floating platform off Saint-Vaast la Hougue (Manche) to take environmental and technical measurements at sea for marine renewable energy (MRE) projects. The floating platform, which is 12 metres in diameter, 5.2 metres high and weighs some 70 tonnes, carries a suite of instruments commonly […]

  • 15 October 2010
    R&D

    Nass&Wind Offshore, one of the leading French developers of offshore wind projects, will shortly install a wind LIDAR at the top of the Grand Léjon lighthouse, located in the bay of Saint-Brieuc off the coast of northern Brittany (France). This new generation device based on Light Detection and Ranging technique relies on the measurement of […]

  • 27 July 2012
    R&D

    Nass&Wind Offshore, one of the leading French developers of offshore wind projects, commissioned a LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) wind meter type device on 19 July installed on the terrace of the aerodrome of the île d’Yeu (France). The laser on this new generation instrument sweeps the sky and measures the absolute speed of wind […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Following the official announcement by the French government of the results of Round 1 of the tender concerning the building of wind farms off the coasts of France, Nass&Wind Offshore is proud to report that the consortium comprising EDF Energies Nouvelles, DONG Energy, Alstom, WPD Offshore and Nass&Wind Offshore has successfully won three out of the […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Contracts & Tenders

    On the occasion of the Thetis International Convention on Marine Renewable Energy in Brest, France on 10 and 11 April, Nass&Wind Offshore announced its intention to respond to the second call for tenders for offshore wind farms, which was recently published. “To do this,” said Olivier Schwebel, CEO of Nass&Wind Offshore, “we have the experience […]

  • 6 March 2015
    R&D, Technology

    One year after its launching, Nass&Wind Offshore had achieved validation campaign of its floating measurement platform M3EA (Marine Measurements for Meteorological and Environmental Assessment) off the coast of Saint Vaast-la-Hougue (Manche). Dedicated to wind and environmental measurements for Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) and supported by the Région Bretagne, M3EA recently obtained its validation from DNV […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      EDF Energies Nouvelles, DONG Energy, Nass&Wind Offshore, Poweo ENR, wpd offshore and Alstom are pooling their expertise and their investment capacity within a consortium created to respond to the “offshore wind energy” call for tenders launched on July 11 by the French government. These partnerships illustrate a shared commitment to create, in a team […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Nass & Wind is not giving up on challenging the French government regarding the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind site. Even though the company’s complaint on the authorisation of project modification was recently dismissed at the Administrative Court in Rennes, Nass & Wind is still proceeding with its main legal action against the government’s decision to award the site to another consortium. This case is currently being processed at the Court of Appeals in Nantes.

  • 11 January 2012

    The consortium led by EDF Energies Nouvelles has today submitted four robust and realistic projects in response to the French offshore wind energy call for tenders. These projects go hand in hand with a highly ambitious and balanced industrial plan to manufacture the wind turbine designed by Alstom in France that will create around 7,500 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 March 2017
    R&D

    Nass&Wind Industrie and Ifremer are collaborating on the ROTOR project, an innovative model to test offshore floating wind concepts during tank test campaigns.

  • 19 March 2017

    Siemens-Gamesa Merger Clears Final Hurdle The European Commission has cleared unconditionally under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa by Siemens. World’s First Offshore Wind Farm Passes into History DONG Energy has started dismantling the world’s first offshore wind farm, the 4.95MW Vindeby located in the Danish Baltic Sea near […]

  • 13 September 2013

    The French renewable energy company Nass & Wind is about to finalise its deal with Siemens to join forces on the next French offshore wind tender. There is a possibility of a third partner in this consortium, however, Nass & Wind did not want to disclose any details concerning the name of the third party […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The French Council of State has rejected appeals opposing the construction of the Bay of Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project being developed by Ailes Marines. Environmental conservation organization Gardez les caps and Nass & Wind, who competed in the tender for developing the wind farm, submitted the appeal citing irregularity in the selection procedure and seeking an annulment. Despite […]

  • 12 April 2013

    Partners DCNS and Nass&Wind presented their floating wind turbine development programme and shared ambitions for second-generation offshore windfarms at the Thetis Marine Renewable Energy show in Brest on 10–11 April 2013. 2012 was a big year for the DCNS/Nass&Wind floating wind turbine development programme as it saw the completion of the Winflo demonstrator design phase […]

  • 26 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Shell Eyes More Action in European Offshore Wind The Netherlands-based oil and gas giant, Shell, is looking to get on board further projects across Europe as it aims to dive deeper into the offshore wind market. Hywind Foundations On a Roll (Photos) The Navantia-Windar team has started the roll-out of the spar-type floating foundations built […]

  • 24 July 2013

    From 24 to 26 July 2013, DCNS and Nass&Wind will present their Winflo floating wind turbine development programme at the 8th Renewable Energy 2013 exhibition in Tokyo, Japan. A study of the marine renewable energy sector highlights the many common issues shared between Japan and France. Both countries have very long coastlines offering significant marine […]

  • 6 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    After being announced as imminent on several occasions in 2013, the construction of the floating wind turbine prototype Winflo has still not commenced. For this reason, DCNS and Nass & Wind have decided to reconsider the project. Initially, the developers were planning to deploy a small-scale demonstrator with a 1MW turbine, while the final device […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    On 16 February, the Administrative Court in Rennes dismissed complaints filed by Nass & Wind and Alstom Wind France, requesting a cancellation of the French government’s authorisation given to Ailes Marines for modification of the Saint Brieuc project and Prefect of Côtes-d’Armor’s decision to allow for one more year to submit applications for the authorisation.

  • 28 July 2013

    Germany: Seajacks Installs First Turbines at Meerwind Wind Farm Seajacks installation vessels Leviathan and Zaratan departed from the port of Esbjerg during the 16th and 17th July 2013, to begin installing the first batch of 80 Siemens 3.6MW offshore turbines at Meerwind Offshore Wind Park. Sweden: Vattenfall Splits into Two Units Vattenfall splits up its […]

  • 26 July 2013

    In the frame of the Winflo consortium, and on the occasion of the 8th “Renewable energy 2013 exhibition” from July 24 to 26 in Tokyo, DCNS and partner Nass&Wind will present their floating wind turbine project. An opportunity to revisit this ambitious technology programme. In offshore waters the winds are stronger and steadier and the […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Adwen has filed applications for construction permits for two wind turbine manufacturing factories in Le Havre, France, the company confirmed to Offshore WIND following reports in French media.

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology

    French floating wind developer DCNS Energies has changed its name to Naval Energies.

  • 9 February 2014

    DONG Energy Finds Offshore Communication Solution Innovative employees in DONG Energy’s wind business have found a new communication tool that makes it possible to communicate on offshore sites before cables have been uncoiled, and telecommunication poles have been installed. Fugro Secures Second Offshore Wind Farm Trenching Contract In the last few days, Fugro secured two […]