Offshore Wind: AREVA Has Completed 50% of Trianel Wind Park Borkum
PARIS -- February 20, 2014
AREVA (Paris:AREVA) has successfully installed 20 of the 40 wind turbines at
the Trianel Wind park Borkum, located in the German North Sea. Installation of
AREVA’s M5000 turbines began in September 2013. Located 45 kilometers off the
german coast, the Trianel Windpark Borkum covers an area of 56 km². This park
will produce its first megawatt-hour of wind power this year.
“The AREVA’s proven technology and his experience in the installation of wind
turbines give to the group undeniable credibility and know-how” said
Louis-François Durret, AREVA Renewables CEO: “This new milestone offers to
AREVA an advantage which will be particularly profitable for the French
offshore wind tender where AREVA has been selected as turbine supplier by the
GDF-SUEZ/EDPR/Neoen Marine consortium.”
By year-end, AREVA will have installed 120 offshore turbinesin Germany
providing electricity to around 600,000 households.
MORE ABOUT AREVA
AREVA supplies advanced technology solutions for power generation with less
carbon. Its expertise and unwavering insistence on safety, security,
transparency and ethics are setting the standard, and its responsible
development is anchored in a process of continuous improvement.
Ranked first in the global nuclear power industry, AREVA’s unique integrated
offering to utilities covers every stage of the fuel cycle, nuclear reactor
design and construction, and operating services. The group is actively
developing its activities in renewable energies – wind, bioenergy, solar and
energy storage – to become a European leader in this sector.
With these two major offers, AREVA’s 46,000 employees are helping to supply
ever safer, cleaner and more economical energy to the greatest number of
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