Wind Energy Plants in France - other regions
Ally
Location: Haute-Loire (Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes)
Operator: Boralex SA
Configuration: 29 X 1.5 MW
Operation: 2005
WTG supplier: GE Wind Energy
Quick facts: At completion, this wind park in in the communes of Ally and Mercoeur, Haute-Loire, was the largest wind farm in France. Output is expected to be about 78 GWh/yr.

Photograph courtesy of Boralex Inc
Posted 7 Jan 2006

Antoigne
Location: Marne-et-Loire (Pays de la Loire)
Operator: Innergex
Configuration: 4 X 2.05-MW E82
Operation: 2015
WTG supplier: Enercon
EPC: WPD
Quick facts: This WPP near Saumur went online in May 2010. 69.5% ownership was acquired by Innergex in 2016.

Photograph courtesy of Innergex
Posted 5 Aug 2016

Bernay-Saint-Martin
Location: Charente-Maritime (Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes)
Operator: Societe Francaise d'Eoliennes
Configuration: 8 X 1.5-MW MD77
Operation: 2007
WTG supplier: REPower

Photograph courtesy of Societe Francaise d'Eoliennes
Posted 27 Jan 2008

Bois d'Anchat
Location: Loir-et-Cher (Centre-Val de Loire)
Operator: Innergex
Configuration: 5 X 2.3-MW E82
Operation: 2014
WTG supplier: Enercon
EPC: WPD
Quick facts: This WPP near Orleans went online in Apr 2014. 69.5% ownership was acquired by Innergex in 2016.

Photograph courtesy of Innergex
Posted 5 Aug 2016

Bois des Cholletz
Location: Oise (Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie)
Operator: Innergex
Configuration: 5 X 2.3-MW E82
Operation: 2015
WTG supplier: Enercon
EPC: WPD
Quick facts: This WPP near Amiens went online in Oct 2015. 69.5% ownership was acquired by Innergex in 2016.

Photograph courtesy of Innergex
Posted 5 Aug 2016

Bouin
Location: Vendee (Pays-de-la-Loire)
Operator: EDF Energies Nouvelles
Configuration: 8 X 2.5-MW N80
Operation: 2003
WTG supplier: Nordex

Photograph © S Debuire and courtesy of EDF Energies Nouvelles
Posted 31 Mar 2007

Caulieres-Eplessier
Location: Somme (Hauts-de-France)
Operator: E.ON France SAS
Configuration: 7 X 2.5-MW
Operation: 2011
WTG supplier: GE Wind

Photograph courtesy of E.ON
Posted 31 May 2015

Clitourps
Location: Manche (Normandy)
Operator: EDF Energies Nouvelles
Configuration: 5 X 660-kW V47
Operation: 2005
WTG supplier: Vestas

Photograph courtesy of EDF Energies Nouvelles
Posted 31 Mar 2007

Fecamp
Location: Seine-Maritime (Normandy)
Operator: EDF Energies Nouvelles
Configuration: 5 X 900-kW
Operation: 2006
WTG supplier: Micon
EPC: Eneria, CTE
Quick facts: This was the second wind plant in the department.

Photograph © David Blondin and courtesy of EDF Energies Nouvelles
Posted 1 Apr 2007

Fonds-de-Fresnes
Location: Somme (Hauts-de-France)
Operator: Theolia
Configuration: 6 X 2-MW MM82
Operation: 2005-2006
WTG supplier: REpower Systems
EPC: CTE

Photograph courtesy of Theolia
Posted 7 Jul 2007

Le Carreaxu Beauce
Location: Eure-el-Loire (Central-Val de Loire)
Operator: ERG Renew
Configuration: 4 X 2.3 MW N900
Operation: 2006
WTG supplier: Nordex
EPC: Nordex, CTE SA

Photograph courtesy of ERG Renew
Posted 27 Jun 2010

Lehaucourt
Location: Aisne (Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie)
Operator: E.ON France SAS
Configuration: 4 X 2.5-MW N90
Operation: 2006
WTG supplier: Nordex

Photograph courtesy of E.ON
Posted 31 May 2015

Longue Epine
Location: Somme (Hauts-de-France)
Operator: EDF Energies Nouvelles
Configuration: 5 X 2-MW MM82
Operation: 2005-2006
WTG supplier: REpower Systems

Photograph courtesy of EDF Energies Nouvelles
Posted 1 Apr 2007

Roussas
Location: Drome (Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes)
Operator: Eole-RES
Configuration: 12 X 1.75 MW V66
Operation: 2006
WTG supplier: Vestas
Quick facts: Average wind speeds at the site are around 7.5m/s, giving an estimated site production of 50 GWh/year. Power is transmitted from the site to the grid by a 13km transmission line.

Photograph courtesy of Eole-RE
Posted 2 Sep 2006

Sablons
Location: Calvados (Normandy)
Operator: Ventura SA
Configuration: 5 X 2-MW MM82
Operation: 2007
WTG supplier: REpower
EPC: Ineo
Quick facts: This site is on agricultural lands near the Falaise business park. Studies at the site began in 2003 and the park was inaugurated in Nov 2007. The towers are 80m tall and the blade diameter is 82m. Annual output is expected to be about 21 GWh. Ventura is a Theolia subsdiary.

Photograph by Studio Alemany and courtesy of Ventura SA
Posted 17 Aug 2008

Saint-Crepin
Location: Charente-Maritime (Aquitaine-Limousin-Poitou-Charentes)
Operator: Societe Francaise d'Eoliennes
Configuration: 6 X 2-MW MD77
Operation: 2007
WTG supplier: REPower
EPC: CTE

Photograph courtesy of Societe Francaise d'Eoliennes
Posted 27 Jan 2008

St-Martin-des-Besaces
Location: Calvados (Normandy)
Operator: EDF Energies Nouvelles
Configuration: 2 X 3-MW
Operation: 2006
WTG supplier: Vestas
EPC: SIIF

Photograph copyright by and courtesy of EDF Energies Nouvelles
Posted 1 Apr 2007

Widehem
Location: Pas-de-Calais (Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie)
Operator: Societe Francaise d'Eoliennes
Configuration: 6 X 750-kW J48
Operation: 2006
WTG supplier: Jeumont
EPC: Linergie

Photograph courtesy of Societe Francaise d'Eoliennes
Posted 27 Jan 2008

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 05-Sep-2016

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