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Louis Dreyfus Armateurs changes tack and bets on offshore wind power

2022-10-04T09:14:30.563Z

The group, which sold its bulk transport activity, is reorienting itself towards high-end services. The offshore wind farm off the islands of Yeu and Noirmoutier will not come into production until 2025 or 2026. But this project, which will provide electricity to 800,000 people per year, has already been launched. On Monday, LDA (Louis Dreyfus Armateurs) was chosen to lay the cables connecting the 62 wind turbines to each other and to the electrical substation. A contract worth more than 100 mil



The offshore wind farm off the islands of Yeu and Noirmoutier will not come into production until 2025 or 2026. But this project, which will provide electricity to 800,000 people per year, has already been launched.

On Monday, LDA (Louis Dreyfus Armateurs) was chosen to lay the cables connecting the 62 wind turbines to each other and to the electrical substation.

A contract worth more than 100 million euros awarded by the consortium operating the park, which notably includes Engie and the Portuguese energy company EDP.

An emblematic affair for LDA: this large French SME, which achieved a turnover of more than 430 million dollars in 2021, had participated in this type of operation in the past, but without being a leader.

“We want to make activities in offshore wind power a key development axis, because there are a lot of opportunities in this area, where France wants to catch up

,” says Édouard Louis-Dreyfus, chairman of the board of LDA.

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Source: lefigaro

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