France: Total, Ørsted and Elicio join forces to bid for a wind farm offshore Dunkirk

2019/02/18

Press release

Total Orsted Elicio

 

 

 

Paris – Total, a major energy player, Ørsted, renewable major, and Elicio, a renewable energy producer preselected by the French Energy Regulatory Commission, announce the creation of
an industrial consortium to submit a joint bid for the Dunkirk offshore wind farm project for a power capacity of up to 600 MW.

 

"Total's participation in this offshore wind bid is in line with our strategy to develop low-carbon electricity business in Europe. Our recognized offshore oil and gas know-how combined with Ørsted market-leading expertise across the offshore wind energy value chain, as well as that of Elicio, an experienced developer qualified from the beginning of the bid, provide a solid foundation for success of a safe and competitive project,“ commented Philippe Sauquet, President Gas, Renewables and Power at Total.

 

Martin Neubert, Chief Executive Officer of Ørsted Offshore, said: “Offshore wind can contribute significantly to France’s renewable energy targets. As the world-leading offshore wind developer, we bring an unparalleled track-record in developing, constructing and operating offshore wind farms to the consortium, and the combined competencies of Ørsted, Total and Elicio are ideal to help France unleash its significant potential for developing clean power from offshore wind.”

 

Emile Dumont, President of Elicio France, said: “Wind energy has significant growth potential in France and is at the heart of Elicio’s strategy to contribute towards a cleaner and cost-effective energy powered world. Further to Elicio’s successful preselection for the French round 3 competitive dialogue and by joining our unique expertise and experience, we are committed, with our partners Total and Ørsted, to making this tender a milestone in the French offshore wind sector".

 

About Ørsted

Ørsted est un leader mondial de l'éolien offshore qui gère plus du quart de la capacité installée mondiale. Ørsted développe, construit et exploite des parcs éoliens en mer et terrestre, des centrales de bioénergie et des solutions innovantes de valorisation énergétique des déchets, et fournit des produits énergétiques intelligents à ses clients. Ørsted, dont le siège est au Danemark, emploie 6 000 personnes. En 2017, le revenu du groupe s’est établi à un montant de 59,5 milliards de DKK (8,0 milliards d’euros). La vision de Ørsted est un monde entièrement alimenté en énergie renouvelable. https://orsted.com/

 

 

About Elicio

Elicio est un producteur d'énergie actif dans le secteur des énergies renouvelables, et plus particulièrement dans l’éolien, en France, en Belgique ainsi qu’au niveau international. Elicio participe déjà aux projets éoliens offshore belges Norther, Rentel et SeaMade. Elicio intervient activement dans tous les autres domaines des énergies renouvelables en développant, construisant et mettant en œuvre ses projets avec succès. Elicio se concentre sur des projets qui contribuent à un monde plus durable, à une société plus responsable et confortent la vision à long terme pour ses actionnaires. https://www.elicio.be

 

 

About  Total

Total est un acteur majeur de l'énergie, qui produit et commercialise des carburants, du gaz naturel et de l’électricité bas carbone. Nos 100 000 collaborateurs s'engagent pour une énergie meilleure, plus sûre, plus abordable, plus propre et accessible au plus grand nombre. Présent dans plus de 130 pays, notre ambition est de devenir la major de l’énergie responsable.

 

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Ørsted Contacts
Media Relations: Tom Lehn-Christiansen l +45 99 55 60 17 l tomlc@orsted.dk

 

Elicio Contacts
Media Relations: Filip Dewulf l +32 59 56 97 00 l Filip.dewulf@elicio.be

 

Total Contacts
Media Relations: +33 1 47 44 46 99 l presse@total.com l @TotalPress
Investor Relations: +44 (0)207 719 7962 l ir@total.com

 

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