EDF consortium wins French tender

With a price lower than one-third of previous offshore tenders in France and significantly below the most recent onshore wind price, EDF trumps players like Ørsted, Vattenfall and major oil companies.
Photo: Siemens Gamesa
Photo: Siemens Gamesa

The EDF-headed consortium with Enbridge and Innogy has won the tender for a 600 MW French offshore wind farm in Dunkerque. The winning bid is "less than EUR 50 per MWh" over a 20-year period, which is less than a third of the price for previous offshore wind projects in France, informs the French energy ministry in a statement.

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