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EDF-led consortium selected for the Dunkirk offshore wind power project

After an invitation to tender held by the public authorities, France’s Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition has selected the EDF Group, via its EDF Renewables subsidiary, in partnership with Innogy and Enbridge, to design, build, operate and maintain the future Dunkirk offshore wind farm. It is the fourth offshore project that the group […]

The Conseil d’Etat approves the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm operating permit

EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of the EDF Group, and Enbridge, a North American energy infrastructure company, are delighted with today’s ruling by the Conseil d’Etat, France’s supreme administrative court. It brings to a close the appeal against the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm project’s operating permit. This ruling is a further endorsement of the robustness of […]

Eolien Maritime France selects Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy to provide turbines for two French offshore wind energy projects

Eolien Maritime France (EMF), a joint venture between EDF Renewables and Canadian energy infrastructure company Enbridge, is announcing that Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will now supply turbines for two of its three offshore wind farms in French waters. This announcement follows the decision by GE Renewable Energy, previously the exclusive supplier, to deliver wind turbines […]

The EDF Group ramps up the pace in renewables and heating networks in China

On Monday 25th March 2019, on the occasion of an official visit to France by Xi Jinping, the President of the People’s Republic of China, EDF signed two agreements for low-carbon projects in China. The first agreement formally establishes the partnership entered into with the Chinese power utility China Energy Investment Corporation (CEI), seeking to jointly […]

EDF Renewables and Shell Invest in New Jersey Offshore Wind

Area has potential to produce 2,500 megawatts of wind energy EDF Renewables North America and Shell New Energies US LLC (Shell) announced today that they have formed a 50/50 joint venture, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC to co-develop OCS-0499 lease area within the New Jersey Wind Energy Area (WEA).  The lease area holds the potential […]

The EDF Group has inaugurated two ground breaking energy transition projects in the United Kingdom: the off-shore wind farm in Blyth and the battery storage facility in West Burton

On Friday 22 June 2018, Jean-Bernard Lévy, the EDF Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bruno Bensasson, the Group Executive Vice-President in charge of Renewable Energies and Simone Rossi, EDF Energy Chief Executive Officer officially opened two ground breaking projects in the United Kingdom: the Blyth off-shore wind farm and the West Burton B battery […]

EDF Energies Nouvelles accelerates its growth in renewable energy in France

After exceeding its growth targets in France in 2017, EDF Energies Nouvelles continues to expand in 2018 and is ready to make a full contribution to EDF’s “Plan Solaire”. EDF Energies Nouvelles out-performed its annual growth target in France in 2017, adding 290 MW in wind power capacity over the year: the 73.5 MW Montagne […]

The EDF Group acquires a 450 MW offshore wind project in Scotland from Mainstream Renewable Power

The EDF Group, via EDF Renewables in the United Kingdom, a joint subsidiary of EDF Energy and EDF Energies Nouvelles, has bought the Neart na Gaoithe1 wind farm project from global wind and solar developer Mainstream Renewable Power, following a competitive bidding process. The wind farm will generate up to 450 megawatts (MW) of renewable […]

Most powerful turbines installed at Blyth offshore demonstrator wind farm – low carbon electricity to power around 34,000 homes –

Blyth, United Kingdom – October 5th – The installation of five wind turbines off the coast of Blyth, has now been completed – marking the latest milestone in this ground-breaking offshore wind farm development. The Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind farm is a 41.5 MW facility located at about 6km of the coast using three leading-edge […]

EDF Energies Nouvelles acquires offshore wind farm Operations & Maintenance specialist OWS

EDF Energies Nouvelles has announced the acquisition, via its Reetec GmbH subsidiary, of the German company Offshore Wind Solutions GmbH (OWS), which is specialised in the offshore wind Operations and Maintenance (O&M). Through this acquisition, EDF Energies Nouvelles confirms its ambition to expand in Germany and to strengthen its offshore wind activity. Founded in 2014, […]