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FLOATGEN
WiND POWER GOING FURTHER OFFSHORE

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15/07/2016
Following the official signature, in June 2016, of the contract between Ecole Centrale de Nantes and a consortium led by Le Béon Manufacturing to...
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15/06/2016
The 2 MW wind turbine which will equip Floatgen has been unloaded at Saint-Nazaire harbour. Some minor modifications will be performed before being...
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01/06/2016
Equipped with a floating foundation designed by the French expert, Ideol, and built by Bouygues Travaux Publics in Saint-Nazaire Port, it will be...
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25/11/2015
After several months of engineering studies, the design of the foundation which will equip the Floatgen demonstrator receive an intermediate certification from Lloyd's Register. Ideol set out to apply Lloyd’s Register 2013 Floating Offshore Rules ...
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A european project with high local content

  • Key figures

  • France’s 1st offshore wind turbine

  • 33 meters depth

  • 12 nautical miles from the shore

  • 2 MW wind turbine

  • An Ideol’s floating foundation of 36 by 36 meters edge length

  • 4 industry partners

  • 2 research partners

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