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EDF Group steps up the pace in French wind energy and solar power

The leading electricity producer in terms of installed renewables capacity both in France and the European Union, the EDF Group has confirmed its acceleration of growth in the French renewables sector, with a 70% increase in gross renewable capacity at its EDF Renouvelables subsidiary over the last five years, an average growth rate of 12% … Continue reading EDF Group steps up the pace in French wind energy and solar power

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EBRD grants €45 million loan for Noor Midelt I concentrated solar power project

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has granted a €45 million loan for the construction of the Noor Midelt I hybrid concentrated solar power + PV plant. It will have a capacity of 800 MW. New funds have recently been allocated to the development of the Noor Midelt I hybrid solar project in … Continue reading EBRD grants €45 million loan for Noor Midelt I concentrated solar power project

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EDF launches Neart na Gaoithe 450 MW offshore wind farm with Irish partner ESB

EDF is announcing the construction of the Scottish Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm project and the new partnership with the Irish electricity company ESB which is taking a 50% stake in the project. The 450 MW NnG project confirms a wider commitment to renewables in the United Kingdom where EDF already has a … Continue reading EDF launches Neart na Gaoithe 450 MW offshore wind farm with Irish partner ESB

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GE Renewable Energy to Offer Wind Turbines to EDF Renewables

GE Renewable Energy recently announced that it has entered into a definitive onshore wind power contract with EDF Renewables. Notably, this marks General Electric’s first contract with the Brazil-based company. Per the deal, EDF Renewables will utilize General Electric’s biggest onshore wind turbines for catering to consumers’ growing requirements of renewable and sustainable energy. As … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to Offer Wind Turbines to EDF Renewables

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GE Renewable Energy announces first Cypress onshore wind power contract in Brazil

GE’s largest onshore wind turbines will be installed at EDF Renewables’ wind farm in Bahia. Agreement includes 25 wind turbines and 20 years of operation and maintenance (O&M) services for all the equipment supplied by GE. GE Renewable Energy announced today it has signed an onshore wind energy contract with EDF Renewables in Brazil. This … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces first Cypress onshore wind power contract in Brazil

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Wind energy in France: EDF Renewables commissions the 27 MW Les Taillades wind farm in the Lozère department

Continuing its expansion in France, EDF Renewables has commissioned Les Taillades, a wind farm with 27 MW installed capacity located in the Lozère department. This new wind power facility is perfectly aligned with the EDF Group’s Cap 2030 strategy, which aims to double the EDF Group’s renewable energy capacity in France and worldwide to 50 GW net … Continue reading Wind energy in France: EDF Renewables commissions the 27 MW Les Taillades wind farm in the Lozère department

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EDF Renewables acquires a significant pipeline of 300 MW wind power projects under development in Germany

EDF Renewables is announcing the acquisition of a significant wind farm projects pipeline of around 300 MW under development across Germany from Altus AG, a major player in the German wind energy sector. Altus AG will pursue the local development of these projects closely with EDF Renewables up to the construction of the future wind … Continue reading EDF Renewables acquires a significant pipeline of 300 MW wind power projects under development in Germany

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EDF Renewables acquires 300 MW of wind power projects under development in Germany

EDF Renewables is announcing the acquisition of a significant wind farm projects pipeline of around 300 MW under development across Germany from Altus AG, a major player in the German wind energy sector. Altus AG will pursue the local development of these projects closely with EDF Renewables up to the construction of the future windfarms. … Continue reading EDF Renewables acquires 300 MW of wind power projects under development in Germany

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IEA Announces $98 Million Wind farm in Nebraska

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives (IEA), a leading infrastructure construction company with specialized energy and heavy civil expertise, today announced a new wind energy project award valued at approximately $98 million. The award is for construction of the Milligan 1 Wind Farm in Saline County in southeast Nebraska. This is a 300-megawatt project that is expected … Continue reading IEA Announces $98 Million Wind farm in Nebraska

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Wind power in France: Six offshore wind farms granted EU approval

The European Commission has given the green light for plans to build six new offshore wind farms in France. Each of the wind farms will consist of 62 to 83 wind turbines, with an installed capacity of 450 MW to 498 MW per wind power project and will receive support under the government’s Feed-in Tariff … Continue reading Wind power in France: Six offshore wind farms granted EU approval

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The Conseil d’Etat approves Fécamp and Courseulles-sur-Mer offshore wind farm project

EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, and its partners Enbridge, a North American energy infrastructure company, and German independent renewable energy provider wpd, are delighted with today’s ruling by the Conseil d’Etat, France’s supreme administrative court, dismissing the appeals against the concession permits allowing the Courseulles-sur-Mer and Fécamp offshore wind projects to occupy … Continue reading The Conseil d’Etat approves Fécamp and Courseulles-sur-Mer offshore wind farm project

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CG wins 400 MW wind farm contract in Saudi Arabia

CG Holdings Belgium NV Systems Division, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CG Power and Industrial Solutions Ltd., bagged a contract for 400 MW wind farm in Saudi Arabia. The contract is valued at around Euro 12.5 million and involves high-voltage substations that will connect the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm to the Saudi Arabian electricity transmission … Continue reading CG wins 400 MW wind farm contract in Saudi Arabia

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Greece hits 3 GW wind energy milestone

Greece’s cumulative wind energy capacity has exceeded 3 GW, according to the latest data from the Greek Wind Energy Association (ELETAEN). Greece hit the 3 GW milestone on May 20, with an Enercon E-70 E4 2300kW wind turbine installed at the Trikorfo wind farm, ELETAEN said in a press release, noting that the achievement was … Continue reading Greece hits 3 GW wind energy milestone

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Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: Vestas’ wind turbines for a 415 MW wind farm

A consortium formed by EDF Renewables and Masdar has placed a 415 MW wind power order for the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm in the Al Jouf region of Saudi Arabia. The project will be the country’s first utility-scale wind farm, showcasing the increasing competitiveness of wind energy globally. The order is an engineering, procurement … Continue reading Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: Vestas’ wind turbines for a 415 MW wind farm

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Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: TSK will build the first wind farm for 40 million

The wind power contract, for the Saudi company Repdo, was awarded to TSK by the consortium formed by EDF Renewables and Masdar. 1353/5000TSK will install the wind turbines of the first wind farm in Saudi Arabia and the largest in the Middle East, with a power of 400 megawatts. The project was awarded to TSK … Continue reading Wind energy in Saudi Arabia: TSK will build the first wind farm for 40 million

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EDF awards construction contracts for 514 MW of wind energy in Texas

EDF Renewables North America has awarded construction and engineering company Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives the construction contracts for two of its wind farms in the state of Texas, with a total capacity of 514MW. The two onshore wind power projects, the 272 MW Las Majadas wind farm in Willacy County, and the 242 MW Coyote … Continue reading EDF awards construction contracts for 514 MW of wind energy in Texas

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EDF Renewables announces its first solar power plant in Mexico

EDF Renewables announces the commissioning of Bluemex, its very first solar power plant in Mexico. This 119.6 MWp photovoltaic facility is located in the northern Mexican state of Sonora. Occupying over 340 hectares, the Bluemex solar photovoltaic power plant is comprised of photovoltaic (PV) modules supplied by Canadian Solar Inc. The solar project was awarded in … Continue reading EDF Renewables announces its first solar power plant in Mexico

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Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for EDF wind farm

Vestas has received a 197 MW wind power order for the Folha Larga II wind farm, which will be located in the municipality of Campo Formoso in the state of Bahia, Brazil. The order, placed by long-term customer EDF, includes the supply and installation of 47 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines as well as a 20-year … Continue reading Wind energy in Brazil: Vestas wind turbines for EDF wind farm

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EDF-led consortium selected for the Dunkirk offshore wind energy project

After an invitation to tender held by the public authorities, France’s Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition has selected the EDF Group, via its EDF Renewables subsidiary, in partnership with Innogy and Enbridge, to design, build, operate and maintain the future Dunkirk offshore wind farm. It is the fourth offshore project that the group … Continue reading EDF-led consortium selected for the Dunkirk offshore wind energy project

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The Conseil d’Etat approves the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm operating permit

EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, and Enbridge, a North American energy infrastructure company, are delighted with today’s ruling by the Conseil d’Etat, France’s supreme administrative court. It brings to a close the appeal against the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm project’s operating permit. This ruling is a further endorsement of the robustness of … Continue reading The Conseil d’Etat approves the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm operating permit

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