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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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