Pre-commercial & commercial-scale projects

BW Ideol is currently developing several pre-commercial and commercial-scale projects in differents countries and continents : Europe, Japan, Asia, the US...

In Japan, BW Ideol has signed a Joint Development Agreement with Eneos Corporation in July 2021 for a commercial-scale project. Eneos is Japan’s largest oil refiner and distributor. BW Ideol has by the way one of the largest floating wind pipeline under development in Japan, with a total of ~2 GW.

In Italy, BW Ideol has signed a partnership agreement for a floating wind project in August 2021 with an undisclosed leading renewable energy developer.

In Taïwan, BW Ideol has signed an initial design and engineering services agreement, covering a commercial-scale floating wind farm, with an undisclosed leading counterparty. 

  • 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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