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RWE wins the largest number of onshore wind power projects in France’s latest tender

RWE has successfully awarded 8 of the 57 wind projects in the latest bidding round. With an assured capacity of 108.7 MW, the Group is the second largest developer in terms of total awarded wind capacity.These results build on RWE’s previous success in 2023, when the Group was already in a leading position. These results … Continue reading RWE wins the largest number of onshore wind power projects in France’s latest tender

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RWE further expands its renewables portfolio in France, securing contracts for one onshore wind project and one solar project

The French CRE (Commission for the Regulation of Energy) has published the results of the latest technology-neutral call to tender for hydro, wind and photovoltaic projects. RWE has been awarded one onshore wind project as well as one solar project, for a total capacity of 15 MW, confirming the Group’s dedication to develop its renewables … Continue reading RWE further expands its renewables portfolio in France, securing contracts for one onshore wind project and one solar project

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All wind turbines at Iberdrola’s Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France have been installed

Iberdrola has announced that turbine installation at the Saint-Brieuc wind farm in France has been completed.  Norwegian company Fred Olsen’s Brave Tern jack-up vessel installed the last 8 MW wind turbine at position SB49 on 17 December 2023. The ship has made 18 rotations from Le Havre, with the components of 3 to 4 wind … Continue reading All wind turbines at Iberdrola’s Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in France have been installed

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All wind turbines at the Saint-Brieuc wind farm are complete

The Saint-Brieuc Wind Farm located off the coast of northwestern France has reached a significant milestone, with all its wind turbines successfully installed and standing tall. The completion of this ambitious project marks a major achievement in the country’s renewable energy goals and will contribute to a substantial reduction in carbon emissions. The Saint-Brieuc Wind … Continue reading All wind turbines at the Saint-Brieuc wind farm are complete

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France’s Energy Minister 23 announced the adoption of 54 applications for onshore wind farm projects

France’s “Figaro” reported on November 23, that the French energy minister announced on the 23rd through 54 onshore wind farm project applications, the total power of the project is 931 megawatt-hours, the average price of the tender is 86.94 euros per megawatt-hour. Report source: https://renews.biz/89696/54-onshore-wind-farms-win-in-latest-french-tender/ The French media said the government has set ambitious targets … Continue reading France’s Energy Minister 23 announced the adoption of 54 applications for onshore wind farm projects

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RWE and partners secure wind contracts for 119 MW in France

The French CRE (Commission for the Regulation of Energy) has published the results of the latest call to tender for onshore wind power (AO 13) for a cumulative capacity of 931 MW for an average price of €86.94/MWh. Five projects have been awarded to RWE, representing 119 MW gross and 80 MW pro-rata. Of these … Continue reading RWE and partners secure wind contracts for 119 MW in France

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Enercon supports expansion of renewables in the EU / 20 years of presence in France

When it comes to the continued expansion of onshore wind energy with the goal of creating a renewable energy system, Europe can firmly count on ENERCON. On the occasion of the 20-year anniversary of ENERCON’s presence in France, ENERCON CCO Ulrich Schulze Südhoff reiterated this message. ‘Europe is our most important core market region. We … Continue reading Enercon supports expansion of renewables in the EU / 20 years of presence in France

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Statkraft strengthens repowering position with second Breeze series wind farm acquisition

Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, has acquired a wind power portfolio from Breeze Two Energy in Germany and France, growing its repowering portfolio with 337 MW and 39 wind farms. Statkraft has added 39 wind farms in operation to its European onshore wind power portfolio in an acquisition that mirrors the first of … Continue reading Statkraft strengthens repowering position with second Breeze series wind farm acquisition

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RWE successful in French onshore wind auction

Three projects awarded with total capacity of 43.5 megawatts. This confirms RWE as a leading player on the French wind energy market. Triple success for RWE in onshore wind auction in France: The French regulation body, Commission de regulation de l’énergie (CRE), has awarded RWE three onshore wind projects with a total capacity of 43.5 … Continue reading RWE successful in French onshore wind auction

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Nordex secures an additional 363 MW of wind power in the Mediterranean (Spain, Serbia, France, Italy and Portugal)

At the end of the second quarter, Nordex received further orders for various wind farms in the Mediterranean region. In Spain, Nordex will supply wind turbines with a total capacity of 149 MW for two different wind farms, whose installation is scheduled for spring and summer of next year. Following its entry into the Serbian … Continue reading Nordex secures an additional 363 MW of wind power in the Mediterranean (Spain, Serbia, France, Italy and Portugal)

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Two Boralex projects selected in the latest call for tenders in France

Boralex announced that two of its wind power projects, totalling 39.7 MW, have been selected in the latest onshore wind call for tenders conducted by the Ministry of Ecological and Solidarity Transition of France. “At a time when the electrification of our society cannot be achieved without a massive deployment of renewable energy, the results … Continue reading Two Boralex projects selected in the latest call for tenders in France

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Iberdrola connects the first wind turbines of the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm

The first green megawatt hours from offshore renewable energy in Brittany The first green megawatts produced from Iberdrola’s Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm have been connected into the French national electricity grid by its manager, RTE. The project is Iberdrola’s first in France, and only the second offshore wind project to produce power in the country. … Continue reading Iberdrola connects the first wind turbines of the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm

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Sun’Agri and RWE join forces to accelerate development of agricultural photovoltaics in France

Sun’Agri, a pioneer and one of the globally leading companies in agricultural photovoltaics (Agri-PV), and RWE, one of the world’s major players in renewable energies, have entered into a strategic partnership to accelerate the development of Agri-PV in France through new projects that combine agricultural benefits and green electricity production. In particular, the partnership will … Continue reading Sun’Agri and RWE join forces to accelerate development of agricultural photovoltaics in France

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Exploring the Potential of Offshore Wind Energy in France

France, a country known for its picturesque landscapes, fine wine, and rich culture, is also a key player in the global renewable energy market. With a commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing the share of renewables in its energy mix, France has been exploring various clean energy sources, including offshore wind energy. Offshore … Continue reading Exploring the Potential of Offshore Wind Energy in France

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Iberdrola installs the first wind turbine at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm

The first wind turbine in the sea of Brittany The installation of the first of 62 wind turbines equipping the Saint-Brieuc wind farm was carried out on May 12 by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, contractor of Iberdrola. This operation was carried out from the jack-up vessel Brave Tern of the Norwegian company Fred Olsen windcarrier.  … Continue reading Iberdrola installs the first wind turbine at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm

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Power storage unit commissioned at the Plouguin wind farm

Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Company”) (TSX: BLX) is pleased to announce the commissioning of its second energy storage unit in France. The battery, which has a storage capacity of more than 3.3 MWh, is installed on the site of the Plouguin wind farm (Finistère, Brittany). Having just recently announced the commissioning of the Moulins … Continue reading Power storage unit commissioned at the Plouguin wind farm

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Dieppe Le Tréport offshore wind farm reaches Final Investment Decision and starts construction

Ocean Winds, Sumitomo Corporation, and la Banque des Territoires as shareholders of the company “Eoliennes en Mer Dieppe Le Tréport” (EMDT), announce today the final investment decision for the Dieppe Le Tréport project, the sixth fixed bottom offshore wind farm to be commissioned in France from 2026 and located off the coast in the English … Continue reading Dieppe Le Tréport offshore wind farm reaches Final Investment Decision and starts construction

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France makes progress on offshore wind, bottlenecks remain for onshore wind. Now needs to speed up both

France just selected the company that will build the country’s largest offshore wind farm. And it’s planning to award more offshore wind farms this year and next. But bottlenecks remain for onshore wind development, which need to be fixed as soon as possible. Crucially France needs to accelerate the annual buildout of both offshore and … Continue reading France makes progress on offshore wind, bottlenecks remain for onshore wind. Now needs to speed up both

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Financing secured and construction works commence for Eoliennes en Mer des Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier Offshore Wind Farm Project in France

Sumitomo Corporation?Head Office?Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Masayuki Hyodo?together with Ocean Winds (Head Office: Spain, an offshore wind energy developer which is a JV between ENGIE (Head Office: France, a global energy and services group) and EDP Renewables (Head office: Spain, a global leader in the renewable energy sector), Caisse des Dépôts et des Consignations … Continue reading Financing secured and construction works commence for Eoliennes en Mer des Iles d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier Offshore Wind Farm Project in France

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EDF Renewables and Maple Power awarded the fourth offshore wind tender launched by the French State, securing a one-gigawatt project off the coast of Normandy, France

Following the fourth offshore wind tender launched in January 2021, the French Ministry of Energy Transition has chosen Eoliennes en Mer Manche Normandie, the project company owned by the EDF Renewables and Maple Power consortium, to design, build, operate and decommission the future offshore wind farm called “Centre Manche 1” (Normandy). This new offshore wind … Continue reading EDF Renewables and Maple Power awarded the fourth offshore wind tender launched by the French State, securing a one-gigawatt project off the coast of Normandy, France

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