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EDF Renewables commissions four solar power plants, including two floating, in Israel

Paris, June 8th 2022 – EDF Renewables, the leader in solar power in Israel, is announcing the commissioning of four new solar farms in the country, for a total of 54 MW of installed capacity. These new facilities are part of the Israeli government’s target to increase the share of renewable energy in the country's […]

French EDF Renewables and Zero Waste sign Memorandum of Understanding on green hydrogen mega-project development with the Egyptian Government represented by The Ministry of Electricity, the General Authority for Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZONE) and the Sovereign Fund of Egypt (TSFE)

The Green Fuel Alliance is planning to develop, in Egypt, a 350,000 tons per year green ammonia facility to be used as bunkering fuel to service the Suez Canal maritime traffic The first phase of the project is planned to be operational in 2026, with the second phase expansion expected to be fully operational by […]

Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm : France’s first offshore wind turbine has been erected

EDF Renewables, EIH SARL (owned by Enbridge Inc. and CPP Investments), the joint owners of the Saint-Nazaire off-shore wind farm, and GE Renewable Energy, the wind turbine supplier, are announcing the erection of France’s first offshore wind turbine, 12 km off the coast of the Guérande peninsula in the Loire-Atlantique department. This is a key […]

Anglo American partners with EDF Renewables to secure 100% renewable energy supply for South Africa operations

Anglo American has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with EDF Renewables, a global leader in renewable energy, to work together towards developing a regional renewable energy ecosystem (“RREE”) in South Africa. The ecosystem is expected to be designed to meet Anglo American’s operational electricity requirements in South Africa through the supply of 100% renewable electricity […]

EDF wins a maritime zone in New York bight to develop offshore wind energy

EDF, through its subsidiary EDF Renewables, and Shell New Energies US LLC (Shell), equal partners in the Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind LLC (Atlantic Shores) consortium, won development rights for a 32,112-hectare offshore area in the New York Bight, between Long Island and the New Jersey coast. After completing the development phase, the consortium will be […]

EDF Renewables wins a microgrid tender in Peru combining solar power generation and storage, to supply the biggest remote city in the world

Paris, December 16th 2021 – The renewable energy tender of Iquitos in Peru has been awarded to EDF Renewables, which will develop, build and operate around 100 MW of photovoltaic capacities, and more than 100 MWh of battery energy storage. EDF Renewables’ microgrid solution is suitable for remote areas, such as islands. It will be […]

The EDF Group announces commissioning of the Dongtai V offshore wind farm in China

The EDF Group and China Energy Investment Corporation (CEI), its Chinese partner, are announcing the commissioning of the 200 MW Dongtai V offshore wind farm. Located in the China Sea, off the Jiangsu coast, North of Shanghai, its construction took 20 months. Together with the 300 MW Dongtai IV wind farm commissioned in December 2019, […]

EDF Renewables accelerates its expansion in South Africa with new renewables energy projects

Paris, November 9th, 2021 – EDF Renewables in South Africa has been awarded three wind energy projects in the Bid Window 5 of the South African Renewable Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPP). While coal and diesel currently represent more than 80% of the country’s energy mix, these new projects will contribute to the South African […]

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 […]