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A portfolio of solutions to meet diversifying energy needs.
AREVA's renewable energy offer meets the needs of electricity producers for the development of their energy mix, with sustainable, competitive solutions.
The group has a portfolio of four energies: wind energy, bioenergy, solar power and hydrogen power. AREVA offers turnkey solutions to meet both short - and long - term requirements for clients, while meeting energy demand in standard and peak consumption periods.
These solutions include:
They rely on high-technology products, designed to achieve objectives for greater reliability and efficiency.
Powerful and specifically designed for offshore use, the M5000 wind turbine was selected to equip the first wind farm deployed for widespread use along the German coast, in the North Sea (Alpha Ventus project). The six M5000 turbines intended for this wind farm were installed in summer 2009. They entered into service in November of the same year.
AREVA provides services for the design, purchase, and construction of solar power plants using concentrated thermodynamic technology.
Meeting the needs of utilities by developing high power wind farms with the M5000 windmill, a 5MW turbine that is light, robust and easy to maintain.
AREVA provides turnkey biomass plant design and construction solutions.
The service includes a range of power electrolyzers capable of producing high purity hydrogen competitively without CO2 emissions and solutions for storing hydrogen-based electricity.