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Ardesier BW Ideol

Work starts on Ardersier Port transformation

Work starts on £20 million capital dredge to reopen the port.
• Plans include:
o A dedicated 34ha floating wind manufacturing hub for concrete foundations in exclusive partnership with BW Ideol
o An oil rig decommissioning facility
o A £300 million ‘green steel’ mill, the UK’s first new steelworks in 50 years
o A concrete production plant
• This will create Europe’s first fully circular Energy Transition Facility which will:
o Recycle dredged sand as aggregate for concrete production
o Recycle steel from decommissioned oil rigs as reinforcement for concrete floating wind foundations
o Generate energy from waste
o Power a steel mill with green power from offshore wind
o Deliver 100 percent UK content
o Create thousands of jobs by 2030

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EolMed BW Ideol

BW Ideol acquires 5% ownership in 30 MW EolMed floating wind pilot project (France)

BW Ideol has signed an agreement to acquire a 5% ownership in the 30MW EOLMED floating wind pilot project in the French Mediterranean. This investment confirms the company’s dual-track growth strategy as co-developer of floating wind projects and as floating foundation EPCI provider.

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BW Ideol AS

California Pilot Project progressing towards Environmental Impact Report

BW Ideol is pleased to announce that its planned offshore floating wind pilot-project in California has progressed to the environmental assessment stage, representing the next milestone in a permitting process for what may become one of the first wind farms off the coast of California.

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Ardesier BW Ideol

BW Ideol and Ardersier Port Authority have signed a strategic partnership agreement

Ardersier Port Authority and BW Ideol have signed a formal partnership agreement on September 20. Under this agreement, BW Ideol has gained an exclusive and long-term access to Ardersier Port for the manufacturing of concrete floaters and both Parties have agreed to explore the set-up of a serial production line dedicated to the delivery of locally manufactured floating wind substructures based on BW Ideol’s proven Damping Pool ® technology.

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AO5 BW Ideol EDF

BW Ideol has signed a partnership agreement with EDF Renewables & Maple Power for France’s first commercial-scale floating offshore wind tender in South Brittany

BW Ideol has entered into a partnership agreement with EDF Renewables, a subsidiary of EDF Group, and Maple Power, a joint venture between CPP Investments and Enbridge Inc., to cooperate on the design of the technical solution for the floating foundations in the context of France’s first commercial-scale floating wind tender.

The French government has announced today that Eoliennes Flottantes Bretagne Grand Large, a company owned by EDF Renewables and Maple Power, has been selected to participate in the tender process.

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