Delivering a 500MW pipeline of onshore wind and solar projects in France

We’re progressing a pipeline of around 500MW of onshore wind and solar projects in France, of which 300MW is in late stage development.

We have commenced construction on our first onshore wind farm in France. The 28MW Chaintrix onshore wind project in the La Marne department of the Grand Est region of France entered construction in September 2023 and is targeting commercial delivery in 2024.

We are progressing a second onshore wind projects in La Marne department. This second smaller project is progressing towards construction, subject to a final investment decision.

Secured pipeline in France (MW)
Late-stage development (MW)
In construction 2023 (MW)

Growing across key French geographies

Our French development team is based out of offices headquartered in Lyon in central France. Our plans for growth in France are being delivered by a dedicated and experienced team of over 10 highly skilled professionals focused on project development and construction.

Our French operations are headed up by Ángel Hernández del Teso, Director of Development and Construction for Southern Europe, alongside Delphine Henri, our Country Manager for France.

Delphine Henri

Head of Country, France

Delphine Henri was appointed Head of Country, France, for SSE Renewables in September 2022 following SSE's acquisition of Siemens Gamesa's assets in Southern Europe. Prior to this, Delphine had ten years' experience with wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa where she successively held the positions of Electrical Engineer from 2012 to 2013, Project Manager from 2013 to 2016 and Director of Development France from 2016 to 2022. Delphine Henri holds a Master's degree in Energy and Environment from École Polytechnique de Montréal, and a Master's degree in Engineering from École Nationale Supérieure de Physique de Strasbourg.