Centre Manche I is a 960MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in English Channel, Normandy, France. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2027 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2031. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by EDF Renewables and Maple Power. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

The project is expected to generate 4,500,000MWh electricity and supply enough clean energy to power 800,000 households. The project will be spread over an area of 500km².

The wind power project consists of 80 turbines, each with 12MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2027. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2031.

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About EDF Renewables

EDF Renewables SA (EDF Renewables), a subsidiary of Electricite de France SA, develops, constructs, operates and maintains green electricity power plants in Europe, North America and other regions of the world. The company produces electricity through wind and solar resources. Its business activities include project development, production site construction, development and sale of structured assets, power generation, and operation and maintenance of energy generating facilities. The company develops, constructs and operates renewable energy plants not only for its own operation, but also for third parties. EDF Renewables is headquartered in Paris, France.

About Maple Power

Maple Power Ltd (Maple Power), formerly Red Maple Power Ltd, invests in and develops wind projects. The company originates, manages and constructs early, late development, construction and operational phase offshore wind projects across Europe. It provides project management and development services. Maple Power’s project portfolio includes Hohe See, Albatros, St. Nazaire, and Fecamp, among others. The company operates as a joint venture between Enbridge Inc and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB). Maple Power is headquartered in London, Greater London, the UK.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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