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  • Solar / Portugal / Power

    Ready for takeoff: Omexom in Portugal finishes construction of VINCI Airports’ first Portuguese solar farm at Faro airport

    The only international airport in the Algarve region, Faro welcomes about 9 million passengers yearly. Starting this summer, the airport, operated by VINCI Airports, is expected to self-produce 30% of its energy needs with solar energy and save an equivalent of 1,500 tons/ year of CO2. The Faro Airport project exemplifies the strength of the VINCI companies’ network, spanning various expertise, including that of Omexom in Portugal.

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  • France / Hydro / Power

    Omexom modernized the Takamaka hydroelectric power plant on Reunion Island

    The Takamaka hydroelectric plant nestles in a tropical valley in Reunion’s national park. The power plant – the island’s primary source of renewable energy – requires modernisation work in which Omexom Montélimar is playing its part.

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  • France / Nuclear

    Accelerating nuclear power plant inspections with AI

    Faced with growing and urgent energy needs, nuclear power plants are increasingly requested and their "availability" is becoming a major issue to secure energy supply.

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  • Wind / Offshore wind

    Omexom improves wind farm operations through predictive maintenance

    Omexom Renewable Energies Offshore, pioneer in the offshore wind industry, has joined forces with VINCI’s innovation platform Leonard, to develop a data-driven artificial intelligence solution to detect generator failures before they occur.

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  • Portugal / Power / Solar

    Omexom in Portugal has signed with RWE for the construction of a photovoltaic power plant

    Omexom Portugal signed an EPC contract with RWE for the construction of a photovoltaic power plant located in South of Portugal, with a capacity of 44 MWac (49 MWp).

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  • Germany / Wind

    Omexom in Germany uses airborne wind turbines to generate energy

    The use of altitude wind energy through airborne wind turbines enables more and better controllable energy to be generated from wind. Alongside EnBW, SkySails Group and Leibniz Universität Hannover, Omexom is involved in developing this innovation into an everyday companion and making a valuable contribution to the climate-friendly energy system of the future.

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  • Solar / France / Power / UK and RoI

    Three new photovoltaic power plants in Ireland

    In Ireland, Omexom's teams in France, in partnership with Omexom in the UK and RoI, have been awarded 3 photovoltaic solar power plant projects for their client Neoen, associated with BNRG. The first Millvale photovoltaic plant was inaugurated on April 29.

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  • Omexom Green Story / Circular economy / Environment / Finland / Substations

    Episode 9 – Omexom Green Story: Recovering transformer parts and oil in substations

    This episode of the Green Story takes us to Hikiä, Finland, where the local Omexom teams have developed a process to recover transformer parts and oil. In line with one of the three key areas of VINCI Energies’ environmental ambition, Omexom in Finland reduces waste production by reusing transformer oil and spare parts and recycling any leftover materials. Thereby, the team does not only preserve the environment, but has created a service that provides substantial advantages for their customers. Let’s have a look!

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  • Spain / Hydro

    Tâmega project: Omexom worked in Portugal on the largest hydroelectric complex in Europe in the last 25 years

    Last May, in the Hydroelectric Complex of the Tâmega River, Omexom started working with Iberdrola on the largest hydroelectric project in Europe in the last 25 years.

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  • Germany / Overhead transmission lines / Transmission

    Dismantling project in Germany in a protected area  

    In August 2019, Omexom in Germany was awarded lot 5 for the construction of a 380 kV link between Emden/Ost and Conneforde. The assignment included the modernization of the existing 220 kV connection. Three of the pylons to be replaced were located in the Herrenmoor nature reserve between the municipalities of Zetel and Westerstede in the district of Friesland.

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