Iberdrola group bids for 980MW in French offshore wind tender

Areva is working with two of the consortia

Areva is working with two of the consortia

Iberdrola and its four consortium partners have confirmed they submitted bids for two of the five zones up for grabs in France’s first 3GW offshore wind tender.

Bids for the tender were due in today, with a decision expected ahead of April’s French presidential election.

Iberdrola joined forces with four French companies – turbine maker Areva, construction giant Technip, and the design and development specialists Eole-Res and Neoen Marine – to bid for the Saint-Brieuc and Saint-Nazaire projects.

Saint-Brieuc and Saint-Nazaire – located off Northern Brittany and the Atlantic coast respectively – are worth as much as 1.25GW of capacity, though Iberdrola says its bid calls for 980MW.

Saint-Brieuc, the larger of the two, has emerged as one of Log in to read complete article.

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