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Nordex supplies 33 MW of wind power to RWE in France

Nordex has again received orders for wind turbines in France. RWE’s French subsidiary, RWE Renouvelables France, has ordered ten N117 turbines for two wind farms with a total capacity of 33 MW. Both projects in northern France are part of the sale of Nordex Group’s European wind and solar project development business to RWE in … Continue reading Nordex supplies 33 MW of wind power to RWE in France

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Siemens Gamesa receives order for 448 MW Courseulles-sur-Mer offshore wind project

Leading France’s wind power revolution, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded the firm order from the EDF Renewables-Enbridge-wpd consortium for the 448 MW Courseulles-sur-Mer offshore wind power project. Located 10 km off the Bessin coast, the project brings the total capacity awarded to Siemens Gamesa by the consortium in France to approx. 1 GW. … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa receives order for 448 MW Courseulles-sur-Mer offshore wind project

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RWE expands its presence in wind power in France and Poland with four onshore wind farms

RWE’s European renewables business has gained further impetus with decisions taken to invest in four new onshore wind farms with a total installed capacity of 76 megawatts (MW). Three of the projects are located in France, and one in Poland. The first French project is already under construction, and work will begin on the three … Continue reading RWE expands its presence in wind power in France and Poland with four onshore wind farms

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France chooses area off the Normandy coast for 1GW of wind power

France has identified an area off the coast of Normandy for the construction of a 1 Gigawatt (GW) wind farm and launched the tender process for its development, Environment Minister Barbara Pompili said on Saturday. The planned wind farm will be located 32 km (20 miles) off the coast of Cotentin and will generate the … Continue reading France chooses area off the Normandy coast for 1GW of wind power

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Transaction with Nordex closed: RWE strengthens its market presence in France

RWE and Nordex SE have successfully completed the process of acquisition of Nordex’ European onshore wind and solar development platform by RWE. This comprises a development pipeline of in total 2.7 Gigawatts (GW) in France, Spain, Sweden and Poland. With the acquisition, RWE strengthens its development platform in France with an overall pipeline of 1.9 … Continue reading Transaction with Nordex closed: RWE strengthens its market presence in France

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Envision commisions wind farm in France

Developed in the Burgundy-Franche-Comte region by Envision Group’s French subsidiary, Velocita Energies, the Entre Tille et Venelle wind farm is thoughtfully integrated into the regional surroundings and will produce 107 GWh of clean electricity each year. This is equivalent to meeting the annual energy needs of 50,000 people. With this wind farm in France, Envision … Continue reading Envision commisions wind farm in France

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Envision Commissions 40 MW Wind Farm in France

Developed in the Burgundy-Franche-Comte region by Envision Group’s French subsidiary, Velocita Energies, the Entre Tille et Venelle wind farm is thoughtfully integrated into the regional surroundings and will produce 107 GWh of clean electricity each year. This is equivalent to meeting the annual energy needs of 50,000 people. With this wind farm in France , … Continue reading Envision Commissions 40 MW Wind Farm in France

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MHI Vestas and Total, new partners of IDEOL on EOLMED wind energy project

MHIV and TOTAL formally announced their involvement in the EOLMED project this week. These internationally recognized leaders and the project developer QAIR have agreed to combine their respective know-how’s and efforts to successfully develop and execute this 30MW pilot project.Paul de la Guérivière (Ideol’s CEO) indicated that “IDEOL is looking forward to collaborate with such … Continue reading MHI Vestas and Total, new partners of IDEOL on EOLMED wind energy project

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MHI Vestas and EolMed partner for floating offshore wind farm in France

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been selected as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the EolMed floating project and will supply three V164-10.0 MW wind turbines. The emergence of floating offshore wind in France took another step forward, as Qair (formerly known as Quadran Énergies Marines) tabbed MHI Vestas Offshore Wind to supply three V164-10.0 … Continue reading MHI Vestas and EolMed partner for floating offshore wind farm in France

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Breton Factory Is Making Powerful Wind Turbines For France’s 1st Offshore Wind Farm

If you’ve ever flown over the coast of Western Europe and marveled at the view of giant offshore wind farms breaking the monotony of the sea, then one thing is certain: You weren’t flying over France. The country may boast a long coastline, incorporating the North Sea, Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Riviera, but France has … Continue reading Breton Factory Is Making Powerful Wind Turbines For France’s 1st Offshore Wind Farm

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GE Renewable Energy, EDF Renewables and Enbridge are celebrating the production of the first nacelle for the first French offshore wind farm at Saint-Nazaire

Today, Jérôme Pécresse, President and CEO of GE Renewable Energy, as well as Bruno Bensasson, EDF Group Senior Executive Vice-President Renewable Energies, representing the consortium formed by EDF Renewables and Enbridge, celebrated the production of the first GE Renewable Energy nacelle, for the future SaintNazaire wind farm implemented by EDF Renewables-Enbridge. This nacelle, which contains … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy, EDF Renewables and Enbridge are celebrating the production of the first nacelle for the first French offshore wind farm at Saint-Nazaire

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Iberdrola completes supply contracts for Saint-Brieuc, its first offshore wind farm in the English Channel

15 Spanish companies are currently working in the Ría de Ferrol and Avilés on the construction of the foundations for the wind turbines, awarded to the Navantia-Windar joint venture for €350 million. Likewise, in the port of Brest, the contract has already mobilised almost ten Spanish companies. Iberdrola continues to make progress in the development … Continue reading Iberdrola completes supply contracts for Saint-Brieuc, its first offshore wind farm in the English Channel

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Iberdrola completes the contracting of its first wind energy plant in the La Mancha canal

It awards the Eiffage Métal the engineering and construction of the substation, which will house the transformers and the rest of the electrical equipment of the wind farm, which Engie Solutions will carry out on its assembly and march.15 Spanish companies working in these moments in the Ría de Ferrol and Avilés in the construction … Continue reading Iberdrola completes the contracting of its first wind energy plant in the La Mancha canal

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Nordex announces potential sale of its 2.7 GW European PV and wind energy project to RWE

The 2.7 GW portfolio includes projects in France, Spain, Sweden and Poland. Strong boost to Nordex’s capital structure. Cash consideration of EUR 402.5 million before deduction of any customary fees, taxes and any other adjustments. Further reinforcing the growth prospects, underpinned by a strong order book. Nordex leverages the current market environment with strong investor … Continue reading Nordex announces potential sale of its 2.7 GW European PV and wind energy project to RWE

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RWE to strengthen its European solar and wind energy business with acquisition of 2.7 GW project pipeline

Nordex has selected RWE as exclusive bidder for the acquisition of its European onshore wind and solar development business / Purchase price of about €400 million. Strategic enhancement adds to RWE’s existing 22 GW development pipeline. Expansion of position in attractive French onshore wind energy market. RWE wants to acquire the European onshore wind and … Continue reading RWE to strengthen its European solar and wind energy business with acquisition of 2.7 GW project pipeline

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France opens public consultation to install 750 MW of floating wind energy in Brittany

The French National Commission for Public Debate (CNDP) launched a public consultation on future floating wind energy projects in southern Brittany. The Multiannual Energy Program (Programmation pluriannuelle de l’énergie (PPE)) calls for tenders for 8.75 GW of offshore wind energy between 2020 and 2028, and for the development of up to 6.2 GW of operating … Continue reading France opens public consultation to install 750 MW of floating wind energy in Brittany

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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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