France to Put Offshore and Floating Wind On Fast Track

France will launch preliminary studies on the development of floating wind farms off Brittany and in the ...

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MMT Starts Aquind Interconnector Survey

MMT has begun the offshore geophysical survey of the proposed cable corridor between the landfall areas near ...

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French OW Developer Thinks Decommissioning Before FID

Danish consulting engineering company Niras has won a contract to set up a plan for decommissioning of two offshore ...

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Ideol Set to Inaugurate Fully Assembled Floatgen Turbine

Floatgen project partners are scheduled to inaugurate the 2MW floating wind turbine today, 13 October, after it was ...

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Siemens Gamesa D8 to Replace Adwen Turbines at French OWFs

Siemens Gamesa will deliver its 8MW offshore wind turbine (D8) for two projects off the French coast: Dieppe-Le ...

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Fugro Starts Geotechnical Survey at Saint-Brieuc OWF

Fugro has started a complete geotechnical survey campaign at the site of the 496MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm ...

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Celtic Interconnector Gets EUR 4 Million Financial Boost

A project to build an interconnector linking for the first time the French and Irish electricity systems will today ...

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Senvion Setting Stage for Floating Wind Debut

Engineers at Senvion are launching a study in the second quarter of 2017 to identify what technical modifications ...

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France Pre-Selects 10 Dunkerque Offshore Wind Bidders

France's energy regulator Commission de régulation de l'énergie (CRE) has pre-selected ten bids for the development ...

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Bourbon to Install First French Floater

France-based offshore services provider Bourbon has won a contract for the mooring installation of the first ...

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Prysmian and ABB Secure IFA2 Interconnection Contracts

National Grid UK and France's Réseau de Transport d'Electricité (RTE) have awarded contracts with a combined value ...

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April 2017 – Ignition Month for Future OWFs in Europe

The UK launched the second Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction on 3 April, the same day the deadline was set for ...

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DORIS Renewables Starts with French Floating Wind Projects

The first projects DORIS Renewables – a recently set up renewable energy division of the DORIS Engineering group – ...

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Adwen Takes First Step on French Factories

Adwen has filed applications for construction permits for two wind turbine manufacturing factories in Le Havre, ...

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France Readies Oléron Offshore Wind Tender

France will start the first phase of the competitive dialogue procedure for the offshore wind area off Oléron in ...

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Concessions for EDF EN's First French OWFs Coming Up

The concessions for the occupation of public maritime areas for the three wind farms developed by EDF EN in France ...

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Saint-Brieuc OWF to Soon Receive Prefectural Authorisation

The offshore wind project developed by the Iberdrola-led Ailes Marines consortium in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc, ...

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Organisations Opposing Normandy Offshore Wind Farm

Opponents of a wind farm planned to be installed off the coast of Normandy will gather in front of the D-Day ...

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Saint-Brieuc Case: Nass & Wind Disputes Award Decision

Nass & Wind is not giving up on challenging the French government regarding the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind site. ...

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EDF EN Seeks Geotechnical Investigators for Med Floater

Parc Eolien Offshore De Provence Grand Large, a subsidiary of EDF EN France, has invited tenders for geotechnical ...

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Engie and EDPR Submit Bid to Develop Wind Farm off Dunkirk

Engie and EDP Renewables (EDPR) have jointly submitted a pre-qualification bid to construct a wind farm with a ...

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