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Chris Dorman

BW Ideol hires a senior offshore wind developer specialized in the US market

BW Ideol is pleased to announce its first strategic hire in North America with the appointment of Christopher Dorman as the Head of Development – US.

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BW Ideol ScotWind

BW Ideol secures close to 1GW worth of floating offshore wind acreage in ScotWind leasing round

BW Ideol AS, a global leader in floating offshore wind, is pleased to announce that the Floating Energy Allyance has secured the rights to develop a floating offshore wind farm with an approximate capacity of 1GW off the northeast coast of Scotland through Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind leasing round, which concluded today (Monday 17 January).

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BW Ideol

BW Ideol, JERA and ADEME Investissement sign an investment agreement for the financing of offshore floating wind projects

BW Ideol AS has executed an investment agreement with JERA, Japan’s largest utility company, and ADEME Investissement, a French State-owned investment company aiming at financing innovative infrastructure projects funded by the Investment for the Future Program, to create an investment company for financing the co-development of offshore wind projects using BW Ideol’s patented Damping Pool® technology over the next 5 years.

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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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