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Ideol and STX Europe Offshore Energy, the well-known EPCIM supplier of substations to the bottom-fixed offshore wind industry, announce the development of a breakthrough floating substation. This one...
The floating offshore wind turbine Floatgen was tugged to its permanent offshore installation site – the SEM-REV test site – during the night of April 30th. France’s first offshore wind...
French floating offshore wind leader Ideol and Acacia Renewables, a wholly owned Japanese renewable energy development platform of Macquarie Capital, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in...

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26/06/2018 | Bremen
Bruno Geschier has confirmed his speaking engagement during the floating session of this event.
28/06/2018 to 29/06/2018 | London
Bruno Geschier will attend this forum organized in London. During this event, a panel discussion,...

The first French offshore floating wind turbine, Floatgen, is pictured during its inauguration in the port of Saint-Nazaire

Reuters - 13/10/2017

Turning point for Ideol and floating wind

Windpower Offshore - 13/10/2017

France inaugurates Floatgen floating wind demo

Renewable now - 13/10/2017

French floating wind flagship raises its sails

Recharge - 13/10/2017
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First picture of our second demonstrator in Japan (project led by NEDO), ready for towing. 1 week 4 days ago

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  • 13nationalities represented
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  • 30million euros
  • 65people,
    essentially engineers
  • 2015First commercial contract

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