- Published: 16 September 2021 16 September 2021
Vattenfall prequalifies, together with partners wpd and BlueFloat Energy, for the upcoming 250MW floating offshore wind tender off the coast of South Brittany in France.
On 15 September, the French government officially announced the list of prequalified candidates for the upcoming offshore wind tender in South Brittany, the first commercial floating tender in France. Vattenfall is pleased to have been shortlisted to enter the next phase of the competitive process together with French-based developer wpd and floating offshore wind pioneer BlueFloat Energy alongside nine other candidates. The announcement follows the launch on 30 April 2021 of the French government’s fifth offshore wind tender process, decided after a public consultation that identified an area of 130km2 South of Brittany within which the future floating offshore wind farm will be located. The project is expected to be finally awarded by the end of 2022.