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Bagnols-sur-Cèze looks on its first photovoltaic shade structures !

Groundwork, structures, electricity...More than 50 people worked on photovoltaic shade structures in...

Groundwork, structures, electricity...More than 50 people worked on photovoltaic shade structures in the city center of Bagnols-sur-Cèze. A clean and responsible worksite. Commissioning expected for february 2019 !

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Certifications

Continuous Improvement is an ongoing effort for all VSB' team. A recognized effort with the access t...

Continuous Improvement is an ongoing effort for all VSB' team. A recognized effort with the access to followed certifications : • ISO 9001 : Quality • ISO 14001 : Environmental Management System • ISO 45001 : Occupational Health and Safety.

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Work in progress for VSB Solar plant

« Soleil de Gaujac » plant will be commissioned end of March 2019 with an installed capacity of 3,4M...

« Soleil de Gaujac » plant will be commissioned end of March 2019 with an installed capacity of 3,4MWc (representing 12580 photovoltaic and SMA inverters). It will produce the equivalent of the electricity need of 3000 houses. Land clearing has been done and delivery of structures and modules to follow… Copyright Helidrone

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Gard Rhodanien VSB' growing presence

VSB is proud to be a privileged local partner in its territory. A urban car port in Bagnols-sur-Cèz...

VSB is proud to be a privileged local partner in its territory. A urban car port in Bagnols-sur-Cèze More than 12 000 solar modules for the PV plant in Gaujac. Commissioning of both sites are expected in march 2019 cf. illustration of the Bagnols' car port

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Under construction first windfarm in Saône et Loire !

Located in La Chapelle aux Mans, local elected authorities and VSB’ team built up a remarkable proje...

Located in La Chapelle aux Mans, local elected authorities and VSB’ team built up a remarkable project from both an environnemental and collaboration point of view. Commissioning of the 4 machines is scheduled for the beginning of 2019. The first windfarm of Saône et Loire consists of 4 wind turbines rated at 3 megawatts each, producing the equivalent of 12 000 households’ consumption.

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Start of operations for the Tougas PV plant !

26100 solar modules will cover the former public wasteland in Tougas near Nantes. The modules coming...

26100 solar modules will cover the former public wasteland in Tougas near Nantes. The modules coming from Sillia factory in Bretagne will produce 8,4 GWh/year, the equivalent of 1370 households electric needs.

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Green construction sites Charter !

VSB Energies nouvelles is committed to environement preservation. All VSB construction sites follow...

VSB Energies nouvelles is committed to environement preservation. All VSB construction sites follow strict specifications that apply to both VSB and its subcontractors : limited disturbances, « zero » waste principle, respect of the biodiversity…

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Avel Breizh - Technical inspection of the turbines

End of July on-going inspection of the turbines at Avel-Breizh plant at Coëmes with 6 Nordex N117 at...

End of July on-going inspection of the turbines at Avel-Breizh plant at Coëmes with 6 Nordex N117 at 120m heigh. Take over of the windfarm in September.

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25M Euros loan signed for the construction of PV plants

Last July 24th VSB signed a 25M Euros loan with the bank Palatine and Crédit du Nord. This financi...

Last July 24th VSB signed a 25M Euros loan with the bank Palatine and Crédit du Nord. This financing will allow us to start from September the construction of 26,4MW PV projects. These projects awarded a 20 year tariff through the CRE tender process. Start of operation of these plants are scheduled between end of the year and spring 2019.

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Intense activity for the construction of Aubazine hydro plant

Civil works are on-going at the future 392 kW Aubazine (Corréze département) hydro plant. Turbine...

Civil works are on-going at the future 392 kW Aubazine (Corréze département) hydro plant. Turbine is scheduled to arrive after summer break for a take over end of the year. Aubazine will be the first hydro plant fully developed and built by VSB EN.

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First Kwh for on-roof Gassin plant!

VSB is pleased to announce the start of operation on July 17th of our last on-roof 250kWp with 1500m...

VSB is pleased to announce the start of operation on July 17th of our last on-roof 250kWp with 1500m2 solar modules. Project developed in 2015 and awarded a tariff by the CRE in 2016. The plant has been installed on the roof of the wine producer « les Maîtres Vignerons de la Cave de Gassin » close-by the city of Saint-Tropez. Many works have been performed on the building before the installation of the modules and inverters.

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First foundation finalized for Lavello windfarm !

Last July 4th the first foundation of the Lavello windfarm has been achieved. VSB team accomplished...

Last July 4th the first foundation of the Lavello windfarm has been achieved. VSB team accomplished the work during night time in order to avoid hot daily temperature to guarantee a high quality standard. Thanks to all !

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Opening of renovated offices in Nîmes - June 20th, 2018

VSB organized last June 20th an an event to present to its partners the end of the renovation of its...

VSB organized last June 20th an an event to present to its partners the end of the renovation of its headquarters in Nîmes. Today 35 employees share 500m2 space located in the old center of the city. The objective was to offer an optimal working environment while living in and with the city. With more than 70 employees in France, our offices are located in Paris, Rennes, Reims and Toulouse. All these offices reflect the idea of a pleasant working environment allowing people to walk to teh offices, come by bike or public transport. This opening was also the opportunity to discuss and exchange about renewables in France and abroad.

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Meeting with M. Normand, the direct advisor to the President of France

On Thursday May 24th 2018, the CEO of VSB Emmanuel Macqueron met with the senior technical advisor M...

On Thursday May 24th 2018, the CEO of VSB Emmanuel Macqueron met with the senior technical advisor M. Normand. M. Normand is the direct advisor to the President of France, Mr. Macron. Among initiatives on March 13th French government pledged over 700mio euros to develop Solar projects, which M. Normand is directly involved for France's initiatives on Renewable energy here and aboard. As VSB is positioned itself as an active and an innovative player within all sectors of renewable energy the meeting with M. Normand gave valuable insights of the French governments initiatives. The meeting was of mutual benefit as we shared our experiences on all aspects of project development, financing, construction and operation. M. Normand has been invited to visit one of VSB's plant so offices located throughout the Republic of France.

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Launch of a new "participative" financing for Chaillac project!

VSB launched a new “participative financing” for the construction of a new 13,4MWp project located i...

VSB launched a new “participative financing” for the construction of a new 13,4MWp project located in the municipality of Chaillac (Indre). The objective is to collect about € 550.000 representing 40% of the equity needed to finance the project. This initiative is part of VSB’s willing to associate the future PV plant’s neighbors to the energy transition. More info with the article edited in the La Nouvelle République newspaper : https://www.lanouvellerepublique.fr/indre/commune/chaillac/parc-solaire-de-chaillac-indre-une-epargne-citoyenne

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Construction of Lavello wind farm in Italy

VSB started in April the construction of the Lavello wind farm, located in the Basilicata region, in...

VSB started in April the construction of the Lavello wind farm, located in the Basilicata region, in Southern Italy. The site will consist of 12 Vestas V126 machines for a total power of 39.6MW. Bel Energia entrusted us with the project management of the wind farm. Commissioning is scheduled for the end of this year. The teams from VSB Italy and France are joining forces to achieve the optimal construction of this site.

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A second contract for the study of self-consumption of electricity won in Tunisia

VSB has won a feasibility study contract in Tunisia for the Tunisian Office of Civil Aviation and Ai...

VSB has won a feasibility study contract in Tunisia for the Tunisian Office of Civil Aviation and Airports (OACA). Second contract of this type in Tunisia, VSB will analyse the possibility for OACA to produce its own electricity with a 5MW solar power plant located in the south of the country, in Tozeur. Most of the electricity produced will cover the needs of 7 airports throughout the country. The surplus of up to 30% of the production could be sold to the Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company under the current Tunisian law on self-consumption.

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First site in France equipped with Nordex N131 wind turbines

Construction of the La Chapelle site in Le Mans, which will house 4 N131 type machines with a unit c...

Construction of the La Chapelle site in Le Mans, which will house 4 N131 type machines with a unit capacity of 3 MW, will begin this summer. VSB will be the first French developer to install this particular machine, thus enhancing our ability to innovate and further optimize the quality of our projects with our partners

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11 wind turbines to be completed in the coming weeks

VSB teams are currently working on the construction of two new wind farms in the municipalities of C...

VSB teams are currently working on the construction of two new wind farms in the municipalities of Coësmes, in Île et Vilaine (35) and Bosc, in Seine Maritime (76). In Coësmes, 6 Nordex N117 3MW wind turbines will be installed in April. This project is the fruit of an excellent collaboration with a local association with which we had constructive consultations. The Bosc project started in 2006 will consist of 5 Vestas V90 wind turbines of 2MW.

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VSB winner of the first wind power tender with the Thury and Molinot project

At the end of February, Nicolas Hulot appointed 22 winners to develop and operate 500 MW of onshore...

At the end of February, Nicolas Hulot appointed 22 winners to develop and operate 500 MW of onshore wind turbines. The results of this first AO resulted in a weighted average price of 65.4 €/MWh. VSB was the winner with the Thury project (16.8MW), located in Burgundy-Franche-Comté. The project is under appraisal and construction could start in 2019. Our success confirms that VSB can adapt to changes in the sector and make the cost of Kwh wind even more competitive.

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