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Floatgen floating wind power project inauguration: France’s first offshore wind turbine

On 13 October, the Floatgen project, which aims at demonstrating the technical and economic feasibility of floating wind turbines, was officially inaugurated.   The project will see the deployment of a 2 MW floating wind turbine, at the SEM-REV test site located 12 nautical miles from the city of Le Croisic on the French Atlantic … Continue reading Floatgen floating wind power project inauguration: France’s first offshore wind turbine

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Floating offshore wind turbine inaugurated in France

France’s first floating offshore turbine – and it’s first offshore wind turbine at all – was inauguarted in Saint-Nazaire, France, today.   The 2MW Vestas turbine is primed for the École Centrale de Nantes and CNRS’s SEM-REV offshore test site, after which it will be installed off the coast of Croisic for an initial period … Continue reading Floating offshore wind turbine inaugurated in France

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Siem Offshore Contractors invests in Ideol, a global leader in floating offshore wind energy

Siem Offshore Contractors has entered the floating offshore wind market through an investment in Ideol, a global technology leader, further expanding business and opening opportunities for inhouse vessels in the renewable energy sector while providing construction expertise for commercialising floating offshore wind. Siem Offshore Contractors GmbH (SOC), a global marine contractor specialising in offshore wind … Continue reading Siem Offshore Contractors invests in Ideol, a global leader in floating offshore wind energy

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Ideol, Hitachi Zosen team up on floating wind turbines in Japan

Ideol and Hitachi Zosen have signed an agreement to design, engineer and build floating offshore wind turbines in Japan.   The project will use Ideol’s Damping Pool solution and is intended to speed up Japan’s drive to install floating wind farms as a way of increasing its energy mix. Ideol said the deal will support … Continue reading Ideol, Hitachi Zosen team up on floating wind turbines in Japan

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