Mediterranean floating project issues survey tender

In: Windfarms

Developers of the
Provence Grand Large floating offshore wind project have issued a tender for seabed clearance, UXO and identification surveys in 6-100 metre water depths of the projects export and inter-array cables routes and contingency layout.

For part of the scope, Parc Eolien Offshore de Provence Grand Large is acting on behalf of and for RTE (Réseau de Transport d’Electricité).

Applications for tender are to be submitted by 11 March (14:00 local time) with invitations to tender expected to be issued on 16 March.

Provence Grand Large floating offshore wind project will be built off the Mediterranean coast in 2022. The project is located approximately 40 km west from Marseille, at the entry of the Gulf of Fos at 16 km from the Napoleon beach car park, at Port ‘Saint Louis du Rhône’.

It will feature three Siemens-Gamesa 8.4 MW wind turbines mounted on SBM Offshore floating foundations.  The three wind turbines will be installed in the Faraman area, 17 km from Napoléon beach in the town of Port-Saint-Louis-du-Rhône. The project will then be connected to the public electricity transmission grid via a 19 km submarine cable and a 9 km underground cable by RTE.

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