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STX France has organised a delivery ceremony for the Arkona offshore substation in Saint-Nazaire, France.
Italian shipbuilding company Fincantieri will take over STX France, after Italian and French governments agreed on a shared ownership agreement on Wednesday, 27 September.
STX France AS has lowered the third and final block of the offshore substation topside, being constructed for the Arkona offshore wind farm, onto a transportation barge in the drydock of the company's yard in St. Nazaire.
STX France AS has completed the steel works on the offshore distribution station for the 385MW Arkona wind farm in the Baltic Sea.
STX France has expanded its Anemos plant in Saint-Nazaire, dedicated to marine renewable energy, to meet the needs of the international market.
STX France has started fabrication works for the offshore substation that will be installed at the Rentel offshore wind farm site in Belgium. The first steel cutting for the substation took place yesterday at STX France's yard in Saint-Nazaire. Design of both the foundation and the topside has been carried out by STX France. The substation will comprise a 1,600t monopile foundation […]
STX France SA has won the contract to design, build and install a HVAC offshore substation for the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm. STX France will perform an EPCI contract for the jacket foundation, the piles, and the substation topside. The contract includes a one year maintenance period, following the substation's delivery in 2018. The company has already selected […]
Belgian offshore wind company Rentel NV has awarded an EPCI contract for an offshore substation (OSS) to STX France SA. The contract covers the design, fabrication, transport, offshore installation and commissioning of a monopile foundation and topside, including high voltage and ancillary equipment. It is the first major contract signed by Rentel NV for the offshore wind farm […]
STX France has inaugurated its ANEMOS facility, dedicated for marine energy, in the presence of Véronique Schaaf, state representative of Chateaubriand, Christophe Clergeau, vice-president of the Pays-de-la-Loire Region and David Samzun, President of CARENE. During the ceremony, STX France announced an order for two 500 MW substations. Both clients based in Northern Europe, who wished to […]
With the active support of the Pays de la Loire Regional Council, Carène (Federation of local councils of Saint-Nazaire area) and Caisse des Dépôts (public group serving general interest and economic development), STX France secured the financing required to launch the 1st batch of production units due to enter in service in 2015. Considering the […]
AREVA and STX France today announced a cooperation agreement with a view to optimizing foundations for offshore wind turbines. AREVA will bring its expertise in design and production of wind turbines and STX France its know-how in specialized offshore foundations, with a view to strengthen competitiveness of offshore wind power in European market that should […]
STX France SA has received an order to build one offshore substation due for delivery in 2014 for a wind farm in Northern Europe. STX France will perform the detail design and deliver the substation topside module, the jacket foundation and the piles. The contract will represent around 150 000 man-hours. Construction is expected to […]
STX France Solutions, subsidiary of STX France, specialized in the Offshore Oil & Gas and Marine Renewable Energy Engineering – has just joined the privileged club of certified specialists of the offshore wind foundations market. The innovative jacket design launched by its R&D team has received the approval of DNV, international certification body considered as […]
Ideol Offshore and STX Europe Offshore Energy are developing a floating substation design for use on bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind farms starting at depths of 30 metres.
STX France has launched the SeeOs - a Scalable Efficient Evolutive Offshore Station described as a turnkey solution to the offshore wind market that will reduce energy costs by decreasing delivery time and saving CAPEX and OPEX costs.
STX France has cut the first steel for the Arkona electrical offshore substation, thus launching the first production works for the project after a year of detailed design phase. The structure will be built by the end of 2016, followed by upending and painting, with hundred people mobilized for the works. Under the EPCI contract signed with AWE Arkona Windpark Entwicklungs GmbH (50% E.ON and […]
A new business hub dedicated to the marine renewable energies has been launched in Pays de la Loire, France. The new West Atlantic Marine Energy Center aims to make the region an international leader in the sector by 2020. The first objective for 2015-2020 is to become the leader in the offshore wind fixed foundation market, especially for […]
Alstom signed an exclusive partnership agreement with BFG France yesterday at the Thétis trade fair in Cherbourg. The agreement covers the supply of composite structures to produce the nacelle casings for Alstom’s Haliade™ 150-6MW wind turbine. The agreement was signed within the framework of the second call for tenders to manufacture offshore wind turbines and […]
The offshore electrical substation, built by the STX France Saint-Nazaire yard for Dong Energy was transferred over less than one kilometer between the pre-erection area and the outfitting dock yesterday. Once there, it has been loaded onto a barge dedicated to its shipping to the Westermost Rough wind farm located 8 km off the Yorkshire coast. […]
In an attempt to assist the offshore wind industry driving down port and logistics costs, Denmark-based Niels Winther Shipping and STX France Solutions have decided to join forces. Niels Winther Shipping will market STX’s newly developed and innovative logistics simulation software tool, LOG-EOLE, in key markets together with its existing consultancy services to the offshore […]
As part of the call for tenders for offshore wind power in France, the French government has just awarded a contract to the consortium led by Iberdrola and EOLE-RES for the development of the Saint-Brieuc (Côtes-d’Armor) wind farm, which was the most competitive field with three different technologies proposed. AREVA will build 100 turbines of […]
Starting on February 20th, 2012, Jacques Hardelay will join Alstom Renewable Power as Alstom Hydro Europe President. He will report to Jérôme Pécresse, Alstom Renewable Power President and Alstom Executive Vice-Président. Born in 1950, Jacques Hardelay graduated from the ESME SUDRIA school of mechanics and electricity. After joining the industry in 1976, he took on […]
STX announces that it has commissioned the first offshore direct drive wind turbine and has completed a successful test run on Monday August 1st. STX’s first offshore direct drive wind turbine was installed under the project called ‘The demonstrative offshore windpark of Jeju island’. It sets a starting point for the future of the […]
The offshore substation topside built for the Arkona offshore wind farm has left STX France's yard in Saint Nazaire and is now en route to the German Baltic Sea.
STX France has transported the offshore substation jacket foundation for the Arkona offshore wind farm to a quay in the Saint-Nazaire Port, from where it will be placed on a barge and transported to the wind farm site in the German Baltic Sea.
STX France has moved the offshore substation topside for the Arkona wind farm from the Forme B dock in Saint-Nazaire to the Forme 1 dock belonging to the Port Authorities.