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Siemens Gamesa pioneers wind circularity: launch of world’s first recyclable wind turbine blade for commercial use offshore

Milestone for the global wind industry: Siemens Gamesa launches the RecyclableBlade, the world’s first wind turbine blade that can be recycled at the end of its lifecycle This breakthrough is a crucial step towards Siemens Gamesa’s ambitious goal to make turbines fully recyclable by 2040 First six RecyclableBlades already produced at Siemens Gamesa’s blade manufacturing […]

Construction of France’s first offshore wind farm in Saint-Nazaire: production of components finalised and offshore operations continued

Saint-Nazaire, August 28th 2021. France’s Prime Minister Mr Jean Castex was today accompanied by Mrs Barbara Pompili, French Minister of the  Ecological Transition, and Agnès Pannier-Runacher, State Secretary for Economy and Finance at the French Ministry for the Economy and Finance,  in charge of Industry, on a visit to the first construction site of France’s […]

EDF Group wins a 1.5 GW offshore wind project in New Jersey, USA

The EDF Group, through Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind (Atlantic Shores), a 50-50 joint venture between its subsidiary EDF Renewables and Shell New Energies US LLC., announces that it has been awarded a 1.5 GW offshore wind farm project off the coast of New Jersey, USA. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities awarded the winner […]

EDF Renewables commissions the Timna solar power plant in Israel

Paris, June 8th 2021 _ EDF Renewables announces the commissioning of the 60 MW Timna solar power plant located in Israel’s Arava Valley. This development is part of the EDF Group’s CAP 2030 strategy to double its net renewables capacity from 28 GW to 60 GW between 2015 and 2030. It will also help meeting […]

Development of the Dunkirk wind farm project and its grid connection moves ahead following public debates

Dunkirk, Monday, May 10th, 2021 _ Eoliennes en Mer de Dunkerque (EMD), the offshore wind farm project company, and RTE, the French electricity grid system operator which is connecting the project to the onshore power grid, have announced their decision to move forward with development phase of the wind energy project off the coast of […]

EDF Renewables commissions a 344 MW wind complex in Brazil

EDF Renewables commissions a 344 MW wind complex in Brazil Paris, May 5th, 2021 –  The Folha Larga Norte wind farm complex in Brazil is now operational, making it EDF Renewables’ third renewable facility in the country. This 344 MW new wind farm represents another step forward in implementation of the EDF Group’s CAP 2030 […]

Masdar-EDF Renewables-Nesma consortium reaches financial close and starts construction on 300 MW solar project in Saudi Arabia

Masdar-EDF Renewables-Nesma consortium reaches financial close and starts construction on 300 MW solar project in Saudi Arabia Masdar-led consortium with EDF Renewables and Nesma Company won Jeddah 300 MW PV IPP project after submitting lowest bid Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) was signed in January 2021; plant expected to start commercial operation in 2022 Abu Dhabi, […]

Middle East’s largest wind farm in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reaches halfway mark on construction

Middle East’s largest wind farm in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reaches halfway mark on construction Consortium led by EDF Renewables and Masdar delivering the 400 MW Dumat Al Jandal utility-scale wind farm project in Saudi Arabia Wind farm to start electricity production in 2021 Power generated by the wind farm will contribute to the […]

EDF Renewables, Enbridge and wpd launch construction of the Calvados offshore wind farm

Paris, 22nd February 2021 – EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, EIH S.à.r.l, a subsidiary of Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB), a North American energy infrastructure company, and wpd , a European renewable energies company, are announcing the launch of construction activity on the Calvados offshore wind farm (Courseulles-sur-Mer). This announcement follows the finalisation […]

Hélène Bauduin appointed Executive Vice-President, Human Resources of EDF Renewables

Paris, February 16th 2021 – EDF Renewables is announcing the appointment of Hélène Bauduin from February 15th as Executive Vice-President, Human Resources. She will also have responsibility for health and safety policies and for real estate. She is joining EDF Renewables’ Executive Committee and taking over from Nathalie Guyot, who has been appointed Executive Vice-President, […]