A pre-commercial project of 3 units

EOLMED Project

Construction : 2022-2024


Within the frame of a call for project, the French Government has selected Eolmed, the consortium assembled around BW Ideol’s floating technology, for the development and construction of a 30MW Mediterranean offshore wind farm (3 wind turbines) 15 km off the coastal town of Gruissan.


The consortium is led by the French renewable energy developer Qair and includes Total, BW Ideol and its Damping Pool concrete floater and the wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas.


The commissioning of the wind farm is expected by mid-2024. The FID was announced in May 2022, read here.

BW Ideol's scope of work 

BW Ideol is a project partner and supplier of the floating foundation technology.

Schedule 

Summer 2016 : attribution of the Gruissan site to the consortium Qair - BW Ideol

2017-2018 : engineering and application for authorisation 

May 2022 : FID

2022-2024 : construction

2024 : operation for a 20 year period

 

TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE PROJECT, VISIT THE DEDICATED WEBSITE

 

  • Capacity: 30 MW
  • Installation site: Occitanie (France)
  • Water depth: 55 metres
  • Key role: Design & engineering of the floaters, co-development of the project

EolMed is set to become one of the first three floating offshore wind farms in France

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