Posts Tagged ‘France’s’

Offshore Wind Debut Reflects Roadblocks in France’s Climate-Fighting Ambitions

“Floatgen, I wish you good wind and fair seas,” French sailor Catherine Chabaud announced to a crowd of dignitaries, before sending a champagne bottle smashing against a wind turbine towering over the dock. The launch of the $29.5-million pilot a few weeks ago not only represents France's first floating turbine – capable, its builders say, […]

France’s Akuo and Toyota’s Eurus to Build Wind Park in Uruguay

French renewable energy developer Akuo Energy SAS and Eurus Energy America Corp., a unit of Toyota Tsusho Corp., will jointly build a wind park to supply about 30,000 homes in Uruguay, the latest step in the Latin American country's push toward cleaner power generation. The Florida II park will comprise 15 Vestas A/S V117 turbines […]

Red tape trips up France’s green energy hopes for wind power

A legal battle with anti-wind activists has frozen investment in France’s onshore wind sector, threatening a “sea change” in energy pledged by Socialist President Francois Hollande and his coalition partner Greens. View full post on Wind Power News