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  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    More than 70 companies and institutions, including some of the leading offshore wind developers and equipment manufacturers, have called for the development of 3GW of floating offshore wind in the French Mediterranean by 2030.

  • 4 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) has approved two more floating wind pilot projects as part of the country’s call for tenders for the development of floating wind launched in August 2015. One of the two new winners of the call for pilot floating farm projects is EDF Energies Nouvelles with their 24MW project […]

  • 20 August 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Kim Trapani, Energy Researcher at MIRARCO in Sudbury, Canada, has been working on the development of a floating solar system, Canadian media writes. The system will be tested next year in the Mediterranean Sea near Malta. It is made of flexible solar panels, so they can be easily bent, which makes them move with the […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    AXYS Technologies Inc (AXYS) has appointed Geomarine, part of DIMMS group, as their new value added reseller in Italy. Based in Senigallia, Italy, Geomarine offers technical expertise in offshore environments around the Mediterranean, in particular any geophysical, geotechnical and environmental issues linked to offshore activities. “Geomarine fit into our strategy of expanding our sales network via […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    German wind turbine maker Senvion has been appointed by Beleolico Srl, a Belenergia S.A. affiliate, as the supplier for the 30MW Taranto offshore wind farm.

  • 14 November 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Regional Administrative Tribunal of Sicily (Il Tribunale Amministrativo Regionale per la Sicilia – TAR) has revoked a construction permit granted by the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea (IMELS) for the 137MW offshore wind project in the Gulf of Gela off Sicily’s southern coast.

  • 9 May 2011
    Authorities

    The “ZÈFIR Floating Med Wind Plant” project, that consists of setting-up a 25 MW offshore Wind Turbine Test Station in the Mediterranean… (irec) [mappress] Source: irec, May 09, 2011;

  • 26 February 2019

    Beleolico Srl, part of the Toto Group, has reached a final investment decision on the 30MW Beleolico wind farm in the Italian Mediterranean. EY assisted Natixis in financing the construction of the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean. The transaction is the first of its kind in Italy. Natixis SA Paris acted as the financing […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Authorities, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved French plans to support four demonstration floating wind farms, one in the Atlantic Ocean and three in the Mediterranean. The projects include the Groix Belle Ile wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean, and the Golfe du Lion, Eolmed, and Provence Grand Large wind farms in the Mediterranean Sea. The demonstration floating wind […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Authorities

    Organised by the Intermediterranean Commission of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe (CPMR) in collaboration with the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region and in the framework of the COM&CAP MarInA-Med project (MED Programme 2007-2013), the “Blue Energies in the Mediterranean Sea” seminar was held in Marseille on 10 December 2014. It gathered more than 80 […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Atlantic Offshore’s oldest PSV is now sold and delivered to new owners. The vessel will leave the offshore supply market and enter the windmill support market. It was sold slightly above book value.  Atlantic Offshore, previously known as Sartor Offshore AS was established in 2008. The company  acquired Sartor Shippings operation in Norway and Ocean Mainports operation in Aberdeen and Ireland. […]

  • 30 March 2015
    R&D

    The latest research report from Totaro & Associates identifies the growth potential of offshore wind in the Turkish market. Offshore has been previously explored in Turkey, but the market potential was largely underestimated or ignored due to transmission complexities, water depths and the limited available wind data at 80m, Totaro & Associates says. Modern floating […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    France plans to issue offshore wind tenders with a combined capacity of up to 6GW by 2028, according to the recently released Multiannual Energy Programme (Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie (PPE)). This is nearly three times as much compared to a proposal floated in November 2018, where only 2.2GW of new offshore wind capacity was to […]

  • 3 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has concluded a 30MW contract with Renexia for the first offshore wind farm in the Italian Mediterranean Sea. The wind farm will feature ten Senvion 3.0M122 turbines installed in front of Taranto harbour on monopile foundations in water depths ranging from 3 to 18 metres. The installation and the commissioning […]

  • 6 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

      Dexawave A/S has now started the practical part of the project to test the possibilities for Malta to get supplied with renewable energy from the Mediterranean waves. A scale model of Dexawave’s converter – has been placed in the sea off the Maltese town Marsascala and it is supposed together with measuring buoys off […]

  • 20 February 2013

    Moventas, one of the world’s leading gear manufacturers and service providers, has opened a subsidiary in France. Moventas France will increase the company’s presence and sales efforts in all of its business areas in the country. The new subsidiary will be building Moventas’ local service and technical support in France, for both its industrial and […]

  • 31 July 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord to Buy Bilfinger’s Offshore Wind Unit Van Oord has reached an agreement on the acquisition of the offshore wind activities of Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems GmbH, a German company active in the engineering, construction and installation of foundations for offshore wind farms. France Approves Two Pilot Floaters The French Environment and Energy […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    France will launch a new offshore wind tender off Oléron in response to the announced increase in offshore wind targets, François de Rugy, France’s minister for ecological transition, said. The new project will have the capacity of between 500MW and 1,000MW, de Rugy said at the launch of the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project. No timeline was […]

  • 14 May 2013

    The governor of the Greek island of Crete Stavros Arnautakis met with representatives of the Russian company Ocean RusEnergy. The question of the possible construction of the first on the Mediterranean sea wave power. The island of Crete is interested in alternative sources of energy as tourism on the island is the main source of […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Hamburg-based wind turbine manufacturer Senvion is to deliver up to four of its 6.2M152 wind turbines adapted to the floating offshore foundation developed by the EolMed consortium, led by Quadran, after the consortium won an approval to construct a 24MW pilot floating wind project in the French Mediterranean Sea. The French Environment and Energy Management Agency […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Parc Eolien Offshore De Provence Grand Large, a subsidiary of EDF EN France, has invited tenders for geotechnical investigations and associated services for the 24MW Provence Grand Large floating offshore wind farm in the French part of the Mediterranean Sea.

  • 14 October 2013

    General director of the Russian company OceanRusEnergy met management of Somaristanbul in Istanbul (Turkey). As a result of the negotiations another dealer agreement was signed, enabling Somaristanbul to distribute wave power generators, created by OceanRusEnergy. This is the third dealer office of OceanRusEnergy abroad, earlier one office was opened in Shanghai (China) and East-London (Republic […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The public comment period for the Les Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating wind farm pilot project in France has officially closed. The comment period for the project and its transmission system was launched on 23 April and was open for 31 consecutive days. Les Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion will comprise […]

  • 27 September 2017
    R&D

    French floating wind energy technology developer, Eolfi, has retrieved the LIDAR1 buoy developed as part of the BLIDAR project from its mooring in the Mediterranean. 

  • 5 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Engie, EDP Renewables, Caisse des Dépôts and Eiffage have submitted their pilot floating wind farm proposal to ADEME, the French Environment and Energy Management Agency, based on Principle Power’s WindFloat concept.  From the proposed project areas, the four French companies chose the Leucate site on the Mediterranean. Their project, Les éoliennes flottantes du golfe du Lion, will […]