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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 […]

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 […]