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Floatgen demonstrator ideol

Floatgen

France's first offshore wind turbine and BW Ideol's first unit

IN OPERATION SINCE 2018

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  • Capacity: 2 MW (Vestas V80)
  • Installation site: SEM-REV test site at Le Croisic (France)
  • Water depth: 33 metres
  • Key role: Conception, construction, installation, operation & maintenance

NEDO floater japan ideol

Hibiki

BW Ideol's second unit

IN OPERATION SINCE 2018

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  • Capacity: 3 MW
  • Installation site: Kitakyushu
  • Water depth: 55 meters
  • Key role: Design & engineering of the floater

Eolmed Ideol

EOLMED Project

A pre-commercial project of 3 units

Construction : 2022-2025

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

Ardesier Harbour

Buchan Offshore Wind (ScotWind)

FIRST FLOATING PROJECT AS CO-DEVELOPER

Commercial-scale project under development

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  • Capacity: 960 MW
  • Installation site: Scotland (NE8)
  • Water depth: 75 - 110 metres
  • Key role: Co-development of the project

BW Ideol Japan

Japanese projects

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  • Capacity: Multi-GW
  • Key role: Co-development

éolien

SOUTH BRITTANY (AO5)

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  • Capacity: 240 - 270 MW
  • Water depth: 60 - 100 metres
  • Key role: Floaters' conception

BW Ideol

Mediterranean (AO6)

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  • Capacity: 2 X 250 MW
  • Water depth: 60 to 130 m
  • Key role: Floaters' conception

BW Ideol & Taiya

Taiwan

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  • Capacity: Pilot (50MW) and commercial-scale projects
  • Key role: Co-development of the project

Iberian Peninsula - DR

Iberian Peninsula

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  • Capacity: Multi-GW
  • Key role: Co-development of projects

BW Ideol floating wind farm

Other pre-commercial & commercial-scale projects

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  • Capacity: Multi-GW
  • Installation site: Across the globe
  • Water depth: 50 to 200 meters

Floatech

FLOATECH R&D project

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Piaff & Co

PIAFF&CO R&D PROJECT

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Velella

Velella R&D project

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BW Ideol and Holcim to optimize the supply of low-carbon concrete for offshore wind in Scotland

BW Ideol, a global leader in floating offshore wind, and Holcim, a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a feasibility study on supplying beneficial low-carbon concrete for the floating offshore wind industry, with particular reference to Scotland.

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BW Ideol

Floatgen’s lifetime extended for another 5 years as its cumulated production surpassed 30 GWh

BW Ideol is pleased to announce that Floatgen's operations, originally scheduled for 5 years, are able to be extended for an additional 5 years. This announcement comes on the heels of Floatgen surpassing the 30 GWh electricity threshold, underscoring the robustness of BW Ideol's design.

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BW Ideol floating technology

BW Ideol teams up with ABP in Port Talbot on floating foundation industrialisation for the Celtic Sea

BW Ideol AS, a global leader in floating offshore wind, and Associated British Ports (ABP), the largest port operator in the UK, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to investigate the feasibility of serialised production of concrete substructures for floating offshore wind turbine foundations based on the BW Ideol design at ABP’s port of Port Talbot.

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