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An official delegation of 25 taiwanese personalities involved in power generation has recently visited Floatgen's construction site in Saint-Nazaire harbour (France). Mr. Hung, Taïpower vice-...
Sept 12th 2016 – The Floatgen project, which will result in the installation of France’s first offshore wind turbine, has unveiled its new website ( ). This new feature...
The French Government announced last Friday that it has selected Eolmed, the consortium assembled around Ideol’s floating technology, for the development and construction of a 25MW Mediterranean...

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Marseille and its beautiful sunny Mediterranean setting will once again host the world’s largest floating...

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Recharge news - 27/10/2016

Ideol confirms flagship floater will utilise Vestas V80 turbine

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Floatgen Construction Progressing According to Schedule - 12/09/2016
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  • 1specialty : floating foundations
    for the offshore wind industry
  • 3patents families
    including "Damping Pool®"
  • 3full scale demonstrators
    under developement
  • 7entrepreneurship,
    innovation and environnement awards
  • 13nationalities represented
    in the team
  • 22 million euros
  • 60+ people,
    essentially engineers
  • 2015First commercial contract

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