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  • 26 August 2015
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    SEM-REV, marine renewable energy test site located 30 km off the city of Le Croisic on the French Atlantic coast, has been officially opened on August 25, 2015. Operated jointly by the CNRS and Centrale Nantes, SEM-REV has installed equipment at sea and on land for the development and demonstration of scaled marine renewable energy technology […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Centrale Nantes in looking to appoint a manager for the SEM-REV marine renewables test site located off the western coast of France.

  • 26 August 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    SEM-REV, French offshore test site for marine renewable energy, was officially opened on August 25 in Croisic. SEM-REV is equipped at sea and on land for the testing of full scale (floating) offshore wind and wave power prototypes under operational conditions. The multi-technology test site, operated jointly by the CNRS and Centrale Nantes, is equipped with an electric cable with a […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Specialist marine project management division of James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) – Mojo Maritime – has repaired a broken connection at SEM-REV test site making it ready to export clean power to the French grid.

  • 23 April 2018
    Equipment

    Centrale Nantes has installed a demonstrator, part of the Acoustics of the SEA (SEAc) project developed by Nereis Environnement, which aims to characterize underwater ambient noise on its offshore test site SEM-REV. The project, to monitor the environment of a Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) production site, required the installation of an autonomous tool for recording underwater […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Two ocean energy research and development projects will be tested off France at the marine renewables test site SEM-REV as part of the EU-backed FORESEA program.

  • 1 April 2020
    Business developments & projects

    The EU-funded Ocean DEMO project has awarded recommendations for support to ten offshore renewable energy developers under its 2nd call. The awards will support developers on their path to commercialisation and ease the transition of ocean energy towards multi-device farms by providing free access to open sea test sites. Funded by Interreg North-West Europe, Ocean […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    EU-funded FORESEA program has awarded a “Recommendation for Support” to three offshore renewable energy projects following an interim review of its fourth call This award will allow developers to prove their technologies in real sea conditions. FORESEA is an €11-million project which helps to bring offshore renewable energy technologies to market by offering free access […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    GEPS Techno’s hybrid WAVEGEM platform, combining solar and wave energy, has left the shipyard in Saint-Nazaire for sea trials at SEM-REV site in France. The SEM-REV open ocean test site off western France, is operated by Centrale Nantes and co-financed by Pays de la Loire region. Officially inaugurated in December last year, the 150kW wave […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ecole Centrale Nantes (ECN), the manager of SEM-REV test site, is looking to appoint a Project Manager to join its team and lead the recently launched FORESEA initiative.

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    French offshore services provider Bourbon has been awarded a contract for the mooring installation of the first floating wind turbine in France at the experimental test site of SEM-REV managed by Ecole Centrale de Nantes (ECN), in the context of European project FLOATGEN. FLOATGEN is a wind turbine with concrete float designed by Ideol and […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Storage

    The Floatgen floating offshore wind turbine is now ready to supply clean energy to the French electrical grid, after Mojo Maritime replaced a defective connection box at the SEM-REV test site, which was preventing an electrical connection to marine energy converters.

  • 22 March 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    An €11 million EU-funded FORESEA initiative has backed 15 offshore renewable energy technologies following its second call for applications.

  • 20 December 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    GEPS Techno’s hybrid WAVEGEM platform, combining solar and wave energy, has been inaugurated at Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, ahead of next year’s sea trials at SEM-REV site in France.

  • 25 February 2019
    Research & Development

    The EU-funded FORESEA (Funding Ocean Energy through Strategic European Action) programme has awarded recommendations for support to five offshore renewable energy projects under its final call. The projects have been selected due to their high readiness level for real sea testing within the year. Final confirmation of support will be granted to developers upon contract […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The EU-funded FORESEA program has selected three offshore renewable energy projects for support following an interim review of its ongoing fourth call.

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    FMGC has recently installed the cast iron shells (IBOCS) – developed to ballast subsea electrical cables – at a depth of 30 meters on the Centrale Nantes SEM-REV offshore test site. These tests are part of the FORESEA project, which aims to help bring marine renewable energy (MRE) technologies to market by providing access to […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    An innovative floating wind turbine utilising Hydro Group connectivity is ready for commercial applications, following site tests which saw it generate 2.2GWh of electricity and face wave heights of up to 6.2 meters during the first half of 2019. The Floatgen Vestas V80 turbine, located in the SEM-REV marine renewable energy site off the coast […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The 150kW wave energy prototype – developed by French company GEPS Techno – is taking shape in Saint-Nazaire in western France, ahead of trials at SEM-REV marine renewables test site.

  • 30 April 2018
    Research & Development, Technology

    The 2MW Floatgen floating wind turbine has been towed to the École Centrale de Nantes SEM-REV demonstration site off the Croisic, France. The Floatgen turbine left the Port of Saint-Nazaire on Sunday, 29 April and arrived at the site some 20 kilometres off the Croisic on Monday, 30 April, Centrale Nantes said. In the next […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    French developer GEPS Techno has launched the construction of its wave energy platform prototype that will be tested at the SEM-REV marine renewables test site, off the western coast of France.

  • 25 September 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The casting subsidiary of Farinia Group – FMGC – has installed the cast iron shells (IBOCS) used to ballast subsea power cables employed in marine renewable energy projects for trials at the SEM-REV site in western France.