Chantiers de l'Atlantique scores substation contract

Atlantique Offshore Energy, the Marine Energy Business Unit of Chantiers de l'Atlantique, has secured a contract with the
Calvados offshore wind farm (Courseulles-sur-Mer) located in Normandy, France project company for the preventive maintenance of the electrical substation of the future wind farm.

This contract is in addition to those previously signed for the electrical substations of the
Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique) and Fécamp (Seine Maritime) wind farms. The three substations, with a capacity of 450 to 500 MW, are currently under construction at the Chantiers de l'Atlantique site and will be delivered this year for the one in Saint-Nazaire, in 2022 for the one in Fécamp and in 2023 for the one of Calvados.

These long-term maintenance contracts (five years) are a first for Atlantique Offshore Energy, which will manage the  entire service by relying on its own dedicated teams as well as on the expertise of its partners.

"This contract is really good news for our teams, and it will help strengthen the entire French offshore wind industry, which operates in very competitive markets,"
said Frédéric Grizaud, Director of Atlantique Offshore Energy. “After our first successes in various European countries, we are proud to add complementary expertise which adds to our know-how and strengthens our visibility, while we have strong ambitions for future projects in France and around the world ".

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