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  • Invitation to meet the buyer

An invitation for businesses to register for a free online supply chain event hosted by Business Wales, Sell2Wales, and Floventis Energy.

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  • Pembrokeshire school children visit London to share their love of the Celtic Sea

Pembrokeshire school children visit London to share their love of the Celtic Sea, showcasing their artwork and promoting renewable energy opportunities

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  • Good luck to Miriam

Our Commercial Manager Miriam Noonan has been short-listed for the 2023 Wind Investment Awards, for the ‘Rising Star of the Year’ award.

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  • A chat with Vicky Coy, Deputy Project Director

My career has been spent delivering large-scale design and engineering projects, so I was delighted to join Floventis Energy to work alongside Project Director Olivier Marchand on the development of the Llŷr 1 and 2 floating offshore wind farms in the Celtic Sea.

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  • Next generation to explore green energy out of the blue

Floventis Energy has partnered with the Darwin Centre to inspire the next generation of STEM superstars in Pembrokeshire.

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  • Blog by Alex Gauntt

Alex reflects on floating wind and the need for multiple ‘stepping-stone’ projects.

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  • Wales in France for floating offshore wind trade visit

An industry trade delegation to France has been learning about the scale and potential of floating wind in the Celtic Sea to revitalise port infrastructure and create supply chain opportunities.

Led by the Welsh Government with the support of Floventis Energy, 19 delegates from supply chain companies, ports and industry membership bodies took part in the fact finding and trade mission to Fos-sur-Mer, SBM Offshore’s fabrication facility near Marseille that is currently assembling the floating wind platforms for Provence Grand Large, the first of France’s pilot floating windfarms.

Read Press Release 20 March 2023

  • Kent awarded Owner’s Engineer Contract for Llŷr 1 and 2

Kent has been awarded the Owner’s Engineer contract for the Llŷr 1 and 2 wind farms in the Celtic Sea.

Llŷr, a flagship project for the UK, will further transform the world’s ability to generate renewable electricity from wind. Llŷr projects are demonstrating the potential of two innovative floating offshore wind platforms within an array of 6 – 8 units each.

Read Llŷr Press Release 15 March 2023

  • Building a diverse and inclusive team

International Women’s Day gives us the opportunity to recognise and celebrate our female colleagues. We’re profiling some of the women that are making waves in the offshore wind industry by leading the journey to net-zero.

A day in the life of Miriam Noonan

  • Floventis Energy completes benthic and geophysical survey

Plans for two 100MW floating wind farms in the Celtic Sea are progressing with the completion of benthic and geophysical surveys in readiness for the submission of a full Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) by developers Floventis Energy. The company is also opening offices in Pembroke Dock.

Read Floventis Press Release March 2023

  • Love the Celtic Sea

Primary school children throughout Pembrokeshire are invited to share their love of the Celtic Sea by drawing a picture of what it means to them.

Floventis has partnered with the Darwin Centre for Biology and Medicine to encourage children to think about the potential that the Celtic Sea has for offshore renewable energy. The winning picture will be used by Floventis in marketing material for Llŷr 1 and 2 with the finalists also being invited to attend a special event being held in London as part of Wales Week in London.

Tessa Blazey is Director of Policy and External Relations for Floventis. She said: “We’re building our base in Wales so it’s great to be working with the Darwin Centre on this initiative. Encouraging young children to engage with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is a great way of developing their skillsets and inspiring them to think about the wide range of future career opportunities available. We’re looking forward to seeing their creative approach to what the Celtic Sea means for them.”

Entries can be submitted in digital form to . The deadline for entries is 14 February 2023.

  • The Crown Estate develops proposals for floating wind in Celtic Sea, outlining 4GW opportunity

The Crown Estate has published further detail on its plans for floating wind leasing in the Celtic Sea, confirming its ambition to unlock up to 4GW of new clean energy capacity in England and Wales and help establish a new industrial sector for the UK. The leasing process will deliver enough new capacity to provide clean power for almost four million more homes, in support of the UK’s net zero target, as well as creating opportunities for significant new investment in jobs, skills, and infrastructure.

See further info from Crown Estate here (dated 11th November).

Read Floventis Press Release November 2021

  • The Crown Estate announces intent to grant seabed rights for the Llyr floating wind project offshore UK

Read Floventis Press Release July 2021