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Iberdrola is awarded four agrovoltaic innovation projects in France

Iberdrola has been awarded four agrovoltaic projects with a total capacity of 12 megawatts (MW) in the renewable energy innovation tenders launched by the French Ministry of Energy Transition. As a prerequisite and priority, the projects focus on innovation criteria, care for the environment and improvement of agriculture and livestock farming on the land on … Continue reading Iberdrola is awarded four agrovoltaic innovation projects in France

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Iberdrola completes the first phase of construction of the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm

The company has completed the installation of 65% of the piles and 40% of the offshore wind plataforms that will support the wind turbines.  Iberdrola is progressing according to plan on the construction project in French Brittany waters for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm. The company has completed the first campaign of the works with … Continue reading Iberdrola completes the first phase of construction of the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm

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The H2Med pipeline will transport 2 million tons of green hydrogen per year between Spain, Portugal and France

Spain, Portugal and France have presented this Friday the first details of the H2Med pipeline -formerly known as BarMar- which will transport some 2 million tons of green hydrogen per year to France and Portugal through Barcelona and Zamora. The corridor, which is expected to send only green hydrogen, will cost around 2.5 billion euros … Continue reading The H2Med pipeline will transport 2 million tons of green hydrogen per year between Spain, Portugal and France

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France launches two new offshore wind tenders

Having just opened its first offshore wind farm (St Nazaire, 480 MW) France has launched tenders for two new ones. They’re bottom-fixed and will have a total capacity of 2.5 GW. The first wind farm will be 35 km off Oléron island in the Atlantic (Nouvelle-Aquitaine). It will have a capacity of about 1 GW. … Continue reading France launches two new offshore wind tenders

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EDF Renewables, Enbridge and CPP Investments Announce France’s First Offshore Wind Project, Saint-Nazaire, is now fully operational

Located between 12 and 20 km from the southwest coast of France, the wind farm will help support the French State’s energy transition goals, which include targets to generate 32% of its energy from renewable sources by 2030. By providing secure, low carbon, affordable and reliable energy, Saint-Nazaire is also responding to the global energy … Continue reading EDF Renewables, Enbridge and CPP Investments Announce France’s First Offshore Wind Project, Saint-Nazaire, is now fully operational

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Enbridge announces completion of France’s first offshore wind farm

France’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, which was developed by Canadian energy giant Enbridge Inc. in partnership with EDF Renewables and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, officially opened Wednesday. The 480-megawatt Saint-Nazaire wind farm consists of 80 turbines off the coast of the Loire-Atlantique region of France. It is expected to power the equivalent … Continue reading Enbridge announces completion of France’s first offshore wind farm

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First offshore wind farm in France

The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, inaugurates today off the Atlantic coast of Saint-Nazaire, the first of a series of offshore wind farms that he intends to start up in the face of the energy crisis. In the morning, Macron will visit by boat the site of the 80 wind turbines, deployed at a distance … Continue reading First offshore wind farm in France

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France’s First Offshore Wind Farm

TÜV SÜD Group is supporting the French grid operator, Réseau de Transport d’Électricité (RTE), as owner´s engineer for the offshore export cable installation scope of three new offshore wind farms currently being built off the French Atlantic coast. The export cable connection is already in operation at the first wind farm near Saint-Nazaire. Delivering near-baseload … Continue reading France’s First Offshore Wind Farm

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BayWa r.e. inaugurates a pioneering wind farm in France

BayWa r.e., a global company specializing in renewable energy, has inaugurated the 12 MW Clos Neuf wind farm in the Brittany region of France. This is a pioneering project of the company in the country due to the level of citizen participation and involvement. Local and regional residents have contributed to the financing of the … Continue reading BayWa r.e. inaugurates a pioneering wind farm in France

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Enercon France announces signing of a contract for a 14 MW wind farm with developer Valorem

ENERCON France has recently signed a contract with Valorem for the installation of 6 E-82 E4 wind energy converters on the site of Ceilhes-et-Rocozels (Hérault, France) with a total capacity of 14.1 MW. This is the first collaboration between ENERCON and VALOREM. Philippe TAVERNIER, Deputy General Manager of the VALOREM Group comments: ‘We are delighted … Continue reading Enercon France announces signing of a contract for a 14 MW wind farm with developer Valorem

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Ørsted completes acquisition of German and French onshore wind platform Ostwind

Ørsted has today completed the acquisition of a 100 % equity interest in OSTWIND Erneuerbare Energien GmbH, OSTWINDpark Rotmainquelle GmbH & Co. KG, OSTWIND International S.A.S., and OSTWIND Engineering S.A.S. from OSTWIND AG, a holding company located in Regensburg, Germany. Ørsted has entered into an agreement with Ostwind, a German developer, owner, and operator of … Continue reading Ørsted completes acquisition of German and French onshore wind platform Ostwind

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Siemens Gamesa sells wind power assets in southern Europe to SSE for 613 million

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has closed the sale to SSE Renewables International (SSER) of a portfolio of wind energy projects in Spain, France, Italy and Greece for a total value of 613 million euros. The wind turbine manufacturer indicated that the sale has been completed once the corresponding authorizations have been obtained from the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa sells wind power assets in southern Europe to SSE for 613 million

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Energy security: France takes emergency measures to boost wind and solar

France gets around 20% of its electricity from renewable sources – 8% from wind energy, but it needs more to meet its climate goals while reinforcing energy security.  The war in Ukraine and disruptions in its conventional electricity generation fleet are putting France’s energy system under stress.  The French Government is taking unprecedented steps to … Continue reading Energy security: France takes emergency measures to boost wind and solar

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Vattenfall prequalifies for the upcoming French offshore wind energy tender in the Mediterranean Sea

Vattenfall prequalifies for the upcoming floating French offshore wind tender for two projects off the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. On 2 August, the French government launched its sixth offshore wind tender after a public consultation process has identified areas between 296 and 364km² within which two floating offshore wind farms of 250 MW capacity … Continue reading Vattenfall prequalifies for the upcoming French offshore wind energy tender in the Mediterranean Sea

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Iberdrola installs substation for its first large offshore wind farm in France

This infrastructure, weighing some 3,400 tonnes, will be the energy heart of the 500 MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, Iberdrola’s first in France and the second in operation in the country. The substation will collect the electricity produced by the offshore wind turbines, enough to meet the needs of 835,000 households and prevent the emission … Continue reading Iberdrola installs substation for its first large offshore wind farm in France

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RWE inaugurates its third wind farm in France

Les Hauts Bouleaux, a wind farm with a total capacity of 18 megawatts, will supply more than 9,000 French households with green electricity every year Valuable help from local residents during the construction phase RWE inaugurates its second wind farm in the Hauts-de-France region and its third in France. The municipality of Thieux is the site … Continue reading RWE inaugurates its third wind farm in France

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Vestas secures offshore order for floating wind farm Eolmed in France

A consortium formed by Qair, TotalEnergies and BW Ideol has placed a 30 MW order for the Eolmed offshore wind park, a floating project located 18 km off the coast of Gruissan and Port-la Nouvelle, France, in the Mediterranean Sea. The contract includes the supply, transport, installation supervision and commissioning of three V164-10.0 MW wind … Continue reading Vestas secures offshore order for floating wind farm Eolmed in France

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TotalEnergies Pursues Its Development in Floating Offshore Wind Farm in France

TotalEnergies (Paris:TTE) (LSE:TTE) (NYSE:TTE) is pleased to announce the start of construction of the Eolmed project, operated by Qair and in which TotalEnergies has a 20% stake. This 30 MW project is located more than 18 km off the coast of Gruissan and Port la Nouvelle (Occitan region). The start of production is expected by … Continue reading TotalEnergies Pursues Its Development in Floating Offshore Wind Farm in France

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Macron thinks that Le Pen, Putin’s friend, plan to ban renewable energy is an aberration

The president of France criticized his opponent in the second round of presidential elections; Le Pen seeks to end all subsidies to the solar and wind energy sector and benefit her friend Putin. Le Pen represents the worst of France, although fortunately it is just possible that she will be elected, which would be a … Continue reading Macron thinks that Le Pen, Putin’s friend, plan to ban renewable energy is an aberration

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Vestas wins order for 56 MW of wind power in France

Vestas wins order for 56 MW of wind power in FranceVestas has received a 56 MW order for a wind farm in France. The contract includes the supply and installation of eighteen 4 MW platform wind turbines, including the V136-3.45 MW, V126-3.45 MW and V117-3.45 MW turbines delivered in various power optimized modes, as well … Continue reading Vestas wins order for 56 MW of wind power in France

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