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Ministère de l'Ecologie, du Développement durable et de l'Energie (MEDDE) is undertaking the Fecamp Offshore Windfarm project near Fecamp, France.
The project involves the construction of an offshore wind farm in a 67km2 area with a capacity of 498MW housing 83 Alstom Haliade wind turbines of 6MW each. It also includes the construction of an offshore substation and turbine foundations and the installation of turbines, transformers, subsea transmission cables and other related facilities.
In March 2008, technical and environmental studies commenced.
In July 2011, MEDDE launched the tender for the developer contract.
In April 2012, Eolien Maritime France (EMF), formed by EDF Energies Nouvelles, Dong Energy and WPD offshore was awarded the developer contract. Alstom was selected as a wind turbine supply contractor.
GeoSea NV, G-tec S.A, and Fugro were appointed as a geotechnical consultant.
In March 2013, public meetings were held.
In October 2014, EMF applied for the regulatory approvals.
On May 11, 2015, EMF issued a tender for the wind turbine installation contract with submission date on May 28, 2015. The scope of the contract covers load-out, transportation from assembly hubs to the offshore site and the installation of wind turbines.
In July 2015, ABB AG was awarded a contract to supply 400-megavolt ampere (MVA) booster transformers.
On September 1, 2015, the public inquiry process commenced with scheduled completion on October 8, 2015.
On May 10, 2016, EDF Group signed a strategic partnership agreement with Enbridge for the development of Fecamp wind farm. The agreement covers the development, construction, and operation of the wind farm with a capacity of 450MW.
Through this agreement, Enbridge acquires a 50% stake in Eolien Maritime France (EMF). EDF Energies Nouvelles and Enbridge will be co-owners (50/50) of EMF. Dong Energy withdrew from the project.
Jan De Nul Group, a Belgian company is one of the competitors for marine works related to the project.
The project involves the construction of a 498MW offshore wind farm 20km off the coast from Fecamp, France.
The US$2,023 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of an offshore substation
2. Construction of turbine foundations
3. Installation of 83 Alstom Haliade wind turbines
4. Installation of transformers
5. Installation of subsea transmission cablesReasons To Buy