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Iberdrola seals the purchase of the French wind power company Aalto Power for €100m

Stronger presence in the French generation market where it is developing the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm (496 MW).This company has 118 MW of onshore wind energy already operational and a portfolio of wind farm projects totalling 636 MW at various stages of development.The company, headed by Ignacio Galán, which is to make record investments this … Continue reading Iberdrola seals the purchase of the French wind power company Aalto Power for €100m

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Vestas consolidates in wind energy in France with two new orders

The international renewable energy developer Valeco has placed a 42 MW order for three wind power projects in France. The contract includes the supply and installation of eight V100-2.0 MW wind turbines delivered in 2.2 MW Power Optimised Mode and eight V117-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.0 MW operating mode, as well as Active Output … Continue reading Vestas consolidates in wind energy in France with two new orders

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Wind energy in France, Fécamp offshore wind farm commences construction

The 497 MW Fécamp offshore wind farm in France has commenced construction. Mott MacDonald is the lender’s technical advisor on the project on behalf of prospective lenders. The wind power project is the third French offshore wind farm to achieve financing. Éolien Maritime France (EMF), a consortium of EDF Renouvelables France and Enbridge, along with … Continue reading Wind energy in France, Fécamp offshore wind farm commences construction

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Iberdrola awards Navantia-Windar record offshore wind power contract, worth €350m

It comprises the construction and assembly of 62 ‘jackets’ and their corresponding piling for Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, being developed off the coast of Brittany in France which will supply clean energy to a million people.The agreement will provide direct employment for 1,000 workers in Galicia and Asturias and for over 1,100 in France, where … Continue reading Iberdrola awards Navantia-Windar record offshore wind power contract, worth €350m

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Iberdrola awards Navantia an offshore wind energy contract worth 350 million euros

It includes the construction and assembly of 62 ‘jackets’ and their corresponding piles for this large installation that the company is developing in the waters of French Brittany and that will provide wind power to one million people.The agreement will directly employ around 1,000 professionals in Galicia and Asturias and over 1,100 in France, where … Continue reading Iberdrola awards Navantia an offshore wind energy contract worth 350 million euros

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Siemens Gamesa receives firm order for 497 MW Fécamp offshore wind power plant

Consortium led by GTM Normandie-Centre, a VINCI Construction France subsidiary, selected for construction of new Siemens Gamesa manufacturing plant; start of production planned between the end of 2021 and early 2022.Firm order from EDF Renewables, Enbridge and wpd, includes 15-year maintenance agreementOffshore wind nacelles and blades for both projects totaling almost 1 GW will be … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives firm order for 497 MW Fécamp offshore wind power plant

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Siemens Gamesa confirms order for 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant

Siemens Gamesa has received the firm order from Ailes Marines, an affiliate of Iberdrola, to supply and build the 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant.62 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines to be used; firm order also includes 10-year maintenance agreement.Nacelles and blades will be manufactured in France at the planned … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa confirms order for 496 MW Bay of Saint Brieuc offshore wind power plant

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Iberdrola relaunches its relationship with wind energy Siemens Gamesa

It is awarded the supply and maintenance of the 62 wind turbines for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in French Brittany.berdrola and Siemens Gamesa return to good relations after their shareholding divorce. Proof is the withdrawal of all the cross-litigation filed and an income for Iberdrola of 1,100 million from the sale of 8% of … Continue reading Iberdrola relaunches its relationship with wind energy Siemens Gamesa

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Iberdrola has closed a transaction to acquire French wind energy company Aalto Power

Iberdrola has closed a transaction to acquire French renewables company Aalto Power for €100m. Aalto Power has 118MW of onshore wind power already in operation and a project portfolio of 636MW of onshore wind in various stages of development. The deal, which is subject to the authorisation of the French Ministry of Economy, is part … Continue reading Iberdrola has closed a transaction to acquire French wind energy company Aalto Power

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France submits final 2030 National Plan: what’s in it for wind energy?

This week France submitted its final 2030 National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP) to the European Commission. The country will aim for 33% renewable energy in its energy mix in 2030. This translates into 40% renewables in the power sector – wind energy could deliver half of this. The Plan outlines ambitious, yet realistic targets … Continue reading France submits final 2030 National Plan: what’s in it for wind energy?

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France Greenlights 8.75 GW Offshore Wind Energy Target

France will put up to 8.75 GW of offshore wind energy capacity out to tender from 2020 to 2028, the Multiannual Energy Programme (Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie (PPE)) shows. The new PPE has entered into force on Thursday, 23 April. As proposed earlier, the PPE also increases the intended operating offshore wind power capacity from … Continue reading France Greenlights 8.75 GW Offshore Wind Energy Target

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Wind energy in France, Vestas’ wind turbines for 109 MW wind farm

Vestas has received a 109 MW order for a project in France that includes the supply and installation of 26 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines as well as an Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement for a minimum period of 10 years. Since the installation of its first turbine in France in 1991, Vestas … Continue reading Wind energy in France, Vestas’ wind turbines for 109 MW wind farm

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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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Nordex receives wind energy contracts for wind farm projects over 128 MW from Europe

In November, the Nordex Group received orders totalling 128 MW from seven customers from Ireland, Germany, France and Sweden. Construction of the wind power projects will start in 2020 and 2021.  The N149/4.0-4.5, N100/3300 and N117/3600 wind turbines were in this instance the machines in demand, and this variety of wind turbines ordered once again … Continue reading Nordex receives wind energy contracts for wind farm projects over 128 MW from Europe

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ENGIE acquires Renvico and strengthens its growth in wind energy in Italy and in France

ENGIE announces the acquisition of Renvico from Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), via Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 4, and from KKR with its co-investors. The onshore wind installed capacity of the Renvico comprises 329 MW of operating wind farms of which 142 MW in Italy and 187 MW in France. Renvico further develops a … Continue reading ENGIE acquires Renvico and strengthens its growth in wind energy in Italy and in France

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North Seas Energy Ministers reinforce cooperation on offshore wind power

Energy Ministers from North Seas countries met today in Brussels and agreed their 2020 Work Programme on offshore wind energy deployment as a means of reaching climate neutrality by 2050. The 10 North Seas Energy Cooperation countries – Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the UK – agreed at their … Continue reading North Seas Energy Ministers reinforce cooperation on offshore wind power

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Boralex commissions wind farm in France

Boralex announces the commercial commissioning of the 24 MW installed capacity Seuil du Cambrésis wind farm located in France’s Nord department. The commissioning of this wind farm increases Boralex’s capacity to 975 MW in France and a total of 2,037 MW worldwide. “Seuil du Cambrésis is the 5th wind farm we’ve installed this year as … Continue reading Boralex commissions wind farm in France

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Nexans contributes to France’s energy transition by connecting Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm

Nexans will provide the 225 kV power export cables for Saint Brieuc, one of the biggest offshore wind energy projects in France. In the framework of the 115-million-euro contract, Nexans will deliver cables featuring innovative hybrid armouring. Nexans will also provide Inspection, Maintenance and Repair (IMR) services for the wind power project. RTE France has … Continue reading Nexans contributes to France’s energy transition by connecting Saint Brieuc offshore wind farm

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France plans new 1 Gigawatt offshore wind energy in Normandy

The planned 1-gigawatt (GW) wind farm could have up to 80 wind turbines of around 12 megawatts each. France wants to construct a wind farm off the coast of Normandy as the nuclear-dependent nation moves to expand power generation from renewable sources, the energy ministry said on Monday. The planned 1-gigawatt (GW) wind farm could … Continue reading France plans new 1 Gigawatt offshore wind energy in Normandy

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Eoliennes Flottantes du golfe du Lion (EFGL) Selects V164-10.0 MW wind turbines from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

2022 floating wind power pilot project will be the first offshore wind farm to feature MHI Vestas’ 10 MW wind turbine. For the second time in six weeks, MHI Vestas has been chosen as preferred wind turbine supplier in the French floating offshore wind energy market. Once installed, EFGL will feature the world’s most powerful … Continue reading Eoliennes Flottantes du golfe du Lion (EFGL) Selects V164-10.0 MW wind turbines from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

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