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Floatgen demonstrator ideol

Floatgen

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

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

NEDO floater japan ideol

Hibiki

BW Ideol's second demonstrator

IN OPERATION SINCE 2018

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  • Capacity: 3 MW
  • Installation site: Kitakyushu
  • Water depth: 55 meters

Eolmed Ideol

EOLMED Project

A pre-commercial project of 3 units

Construction : 2022-2024

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  • Capacity: 30 MW
  • Installation site: Occitanie (France)
  • Water depth: 55 metres

Ardesier Harbour

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

éolien

SOUTH BRITTANY (AO5)

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  • Capacity: 240 - 270 MW
  • Water depth: 60 - 100 metres

BW Ideol floating wind farm

Pre-commercial & commercial-scale projects

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  • Capacity: Multi-GW
  • Installation site: Across the globe
  • Water depth: 50 to 100 meters

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Hélitreuillage Floatgen

First helicopter evacuation exercise on a wind turbine in France !

On March 24, 2022, a first in France took place on the SEM-REV test site: a helicopter evacuation exercise of a floating wind turbine, FLOATGEN. This exercise in real conditions is the result of cooperation between CROSS Etel, Civil Security, SNSM, BW Ideol and Centrale Nantes.

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EDF

BW Ideol signs an agreement with EDF Renewables & Maple Power for the upcoming floating wind tender in the Mediterranean Sea

BW Ideol announces today that it has signed an agreement with the consortium made of EDF Renouvelables, a subsidiary of the EDF group, and Maple Power, a joint venture between CPP Investments and Enbridge Inc., to cooperate on the design of floating foundations for the AO6 floating offshore wind tender.

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Tohoku

BW Ideol and Tohoku Electric Power start first stage of commercial-scale floating wind project in Iwate prefecture, Japan

BW Ideol and Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. (President: Kojiro HIGUCHI) are pleased to announce that both companies have signed a formal agreement and initiated the feasibility studies necessary to jointly develop a commercial-scale floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Kuji city, Iwate prefecture; project based on BW Ideol’s proven and patented Damping Pool® technology. The two companies intend to collaborate very closely to contribute to the early commercialization of cost-competitive floating offshore wind power in Japan through this Iwate prefecture project.

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