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The EDF Renewables-Masdar consortium awarded a 400 MW wind power project in Saudi Arabia

The consortium consisting of EDF Renewables and Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC), both global leaders in renewable energy, is announcing that it has won the tender for the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm. With an installed capacity of 400-megawatt (MW), it will be Saudi Arabia’s first wind farm and the most powerful in … Continue reading The EDF Renewables-Masdar consortium awarded a 400 MW wind power project in Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Arabia awards its first wind energy plant

Saudi Arabia’s energy ministry has awarded the $500m Dumat Al Jandal wind power project to a consortium led by France’s EDF Energies Nouvelles and Abu Dhabi’s Masdar, it announced on Thursday. The 400MW project will be Saudi Arabia’s first utility-scale wind farm. A consortium led by France’s EDF Energies Nouvelles and Abu Dhabi’s Masdar won … Continue reading Saudi Arabia awards its first wind energy plant

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Nordex supplies 27 wind turbines to wind energy in France

The Nordex Group is further expanding its wind power market position in France with orders worth more than 84 MW received in the fourth quarter 2018. As of summer, the company will be delivering 27 wind turbines for four wind farms to different customers. For its long-standing customer EDF Renewables the Nordex Group is setting … Continue reading Nordex supplies 27 wind turbines to wind energy in France

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EDF Renewables and Shell Invest in New Jersey Offshore Wind Power

EDF Renewables North America and Shell New Energies US LLC (Shell) announced today that they have formed a 50/50 joint venture, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC to co-develop OCS-0499 lease area within the New Jersey Wind Energy Area (WEA).  The lease area holds the potential to produce approximately 2,500 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind energy … Continue reading EDF Renewables and Shell Invest in New Jersey Offshore Wind Power

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Repowering: EDF Renewables commissions a fully renewed wind power plant in Germany

EDF Renewables in Germany is announcing the repowering of the Eckolstädt wind farm, the first in a series to come. “Repowering” or renewing means the refurbishment of a facility that has reached the end of its life cycle. The Eckolstädt wind farm initially had an installed capacity of 14.5 MW, which has now been increased … Continue reading Repowering: EDF Renewables commissions a fully renewed wind power plant in Germany

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EDF Renewables enters in Brazil into its first corporate agreement with Braskem to supply wind energy

EDF Renewables in Brazil has announced that it has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Braskem, one of the world’s leading producers of thermoplastic resin. The energy will be generated by a new 33 MW wind power project of EDF Renewables. The construction of the wind farm is to be started in 2019. … Continue reading EDF Renewables enters in Brazil into its first corporate agreement with Braskem to supply wind energy

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EDF Renewables awarded 276 MW of wind energy projects in Brazil

At the last federal competitive tender held by the Brazilian regulator on August 31th, EDF Energies Nouvelles’s local subsidiary, EDF Renewables, has been awarded two wind power projects located in Bahia State, totalizing 276 MW. EDF Renewables thus won nearly a quarter of the 1200 MW capacity awarded at the auction.     Those two wind farm projects … Continue reading EDF Renewables awarded 276 MW of wind energy projects in Brazil

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EDF Renewables signs new partnership in twenty four UK wind farms

EDF Renewables welcomes a new partner in twenty four of its UK wind farms (c.550MW) as the sale of a 49% minority stake is agreed. The cash proceeds to EDF at close for the 49% stake are £701 million. The new partnership with Dalmore Capital Limited and Pensions Infrastructure Platform, with investment from large U.K. … Continue reading EDF Renewables signs new partnership in twenty four UK wind farms

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EDF Group has inaugurated two ground breaking energy transition projects in the United Kingdom: the off-shore wind farm in Blyth and the battery storage facility in West Burton

On Friday 22 June 2018, Jean-Bernard Lévy, the EDF Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bruno Bensasson, the Group Executive Vice-President in charge of Renewable Energies and Simone Rossi, EDF Energy Chief Executive Officer officially opened two ground breaking projects in the United Kingdom: the Blyth off-shore wind farm and the West Burton B battery … Continue reading EDF Group has inaugurated two ground breaking energy transition projects in the United Kingdom: the off-shore wind farm in Blyth and the battery storage facility in West Burton

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EDF Energies Nouvelles accelerates its growth in renewable energy in France

After exceeding its growth targets in France in 2017, EDF Energies Nouvelles continues to expand in 2018 and is ready to make a full contribution to EDF’s “Plan Solaire”. EDF Energies Nouvelles out-performed its annual growth target in France in 2017, adding 290 MW in wind power capacity over the year: the 73.5 MW Montagne … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles accelerates its growth in renewable energy in France

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EDF in talks to sell U.K. wind energy stake

EDF, the French energy group, is in talks to sell a 49 per cent stake in a portfolio of its UK wind farms in a deal that could raise up to £600m. EDF Energy Renewables, the group’s UK renewables business, owns 23 onshore wind farms and one offshore wind farm off the north-east coast of … Continue reading EDF in talks to sell U.K. wind energy stake

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Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream sells Scottish wind farm project to France’s EDF

Mainstream Renewable Power, the green energy group founded a decade ago by businessman Eddie O’Connor, has sold a wind farm project off the coast of Scotland to a unit of French utilities giant Electricite de France (EDF). While terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, Mainstream’s chief executive, Andy Kinsella, told The Irish Times in an … Continue reading Eddie O’Connor’s Mainstream sells Scottish wind farm project to France’s EDF

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EDF Energies Nouvelles’ international subsidiaries rebranded EDF Renewables

To support its expansion in the international renewable energy market, EDF Energies Nouvelles is bolstering its corporate identity through EDF Renewables, the brand for all its international subsidiaries*. In line with the EDF Group’s goal of doubling its renewable energy capacity in France and worldwide by 2030, EDF Energies Nouvelles continues to expand in its … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles’ international subsidiaries rebranded EDF Renewables

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EDF Energies Nouvelles wins a 114 MW wind energy project in Brazil

EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the award of a power purchase agreement (PPA) for a 114 MW wind energy project in the State of Bahia as part of a Brazilian federal competitive tender. The project, which is scheduled for commissioning in 2021, contributes to the EDF Group’s CAP 2030 strategy which aims at doubling its renewable energy … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles wins a 114 MW wind energy project in Brazil

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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a 200 MW wind farm in the United States

EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the commissioning of the Red Pine wind farm by its local subsidiary, EDF Renewable Energy. The 200 MW in installed capacity contributes to the EDF Group’s Cap 2030 strategy, which aims to double its renewable energy capacity by 2030, both in France and worldwide. The Red Pine wind farm is located … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a 200 MW wind farm in the United States

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EDF Renewable Energy Announces Commercial Operation at Red Pine Wind Project in Minnesota

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) announced today that the 200 megawatt (MW) Red Pine Wind Project (Project) is fully operational and delivering electricity. Consisting of 100 wind turbines manufactured by Vestas, Red Pine interconnects to Northern States Power’s Hawks Nest Lake Substation and generates enough clean wind energy to meet the consumption of 92,000 average … Continue reading EDF Renewable Energy Announces Commercial Operation at Red Pine Wind Project in Minnesota

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EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a 224 MW wind farm in Canada

EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the commissioning of the 224 MW Nicolas-Riou wind farm by its local subsidiary, EDF EN Canada. Following the facility’s completion, EDF Energies Nouvelles has over 1.6 gigawatt (GW) combined wind and solar installed capacity in Canada. The Nicolas-Riou wind farm is located in south-eastern Quebec. With 224.25 MW in installed … Continue reading EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions a 224 MW wind farm in Canada

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EDF Renewable Energy and Kimberly-Clark Announce Commercial Operation at Rock Falls Wind Farm in the United States

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), EDF Energies Nouvelles’ North American subsidiary, announced today that the 154 megawatt (MW) Rock Falls Wind Project has begun commercial operation in the United States.  Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) signed an agreement earlier this year with EDF RE for 120 MW of generation which marks Kimberly-Clark’s first utility scale use … Continue reading EDF Renewable Energy and Kimberly-Clark Announce Commercial Operation at Rock Falls Wind Farm in the United States

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EDF Renwable Energy and Kimberly-Clark announce commercial operation at Rock Falls Wind Project

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) announced today that the 154 megawatt (MW) Rock Falls Wind Project (Project) has begun commercial operation. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) signed an agreement earlier this year with EDF RE for 120 MW of generation which marks Kimberly-Clark’s first utility scale use of renewable energy. Rock Falls Wind Project, located in … Continue reading EDF Renwable Energy and Kimberly-Clark announce commercial operation at Rock Falls Wind Project

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Google powers up with wind energy from Iowa, South Dakota, Oklahoma

Never one for small acts, Google recently announced that it will be buying a massive combined 536 megawatts (MW) of new wind capacity from four U.S. wind farms. Here are the details on Google’s latest deals: One 200 MW power purchase agreement (PPA) signed with EDF Renewable Energy for the entire output of the planned … Continue reading Google powers up with wind energy from Iowa, South Dakota, Oklahoma

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