Expertise

The multidisciplinary teams allow Ideol to provide its clients with a unique combination of expertise.


The multi-disciplinary nature and expertise of the teams

Ideol's engineers have expertise in the following fields :

  • Naval architecture

  • Structure (finite element analysis, global and detailed FEA models, dynamic load analysis, vibration analysis, fatigue analysis)

  • Hydrodynamics (sea-keeping, anchoring, configuration of dynamic electrical cables)

  • Mechanics (design of the connectors)

  • Aero-hydrodynamic coupling (wind turbine, mast, floater and anchoring)

  • Tank tests

  • Purchase of main components

  • Offshore construction and installation methods (installation of mooring systems, installation procedures, selection/availability of the vessel, design of materials and equipment, operability, position control)

  • Risk assessment (HAZID, AMDEC, etc.)

These different disciplines can be applied to design, detail or construction engineering for the marine renewable energy market.

Ideol, a key player in the offshore wind project's value chain  

Ideol is establishing itself as a supplier-manufacturer of the "foundation system"  in partnership with recognized leaders in their fields. 

Ideol's main scope and expertise revolves around the basic and detailed design of the floating substructure and its mooring system, the supplying of the mooring system components, the monitoring of construction and offshore installation operations (laying and testing of mooring systems, towing of the floater, hook-up of the floater to the mooring lines and umbilical).

Stringent quality and safety management procedures                                 

Thanks to its Management system and through continuous improvement, Ideol guarantees the integration of high Quality, Health, Safety and Environment standards into its delivery of products and services. 

Ideol Management System is ISO 9001 v2015 certified since 2017.

Ideol's management team's leadership and commitment towards Quality and Safety are set by its Management System policy.

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Floating wind

The EU rewards Ideol with €2.5 million to finance the industrialization and commercial development of its technology

Ideol has just received a €2.5 million grant from the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 - SME Instrument programme. This funding is outstanding since this very selective programme only rewards 5% of the candidate projects.

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Offshore wind

Ideol raises €15 million to finance the acceleration of its international development

Ideol is pleased to announce the signing of a €15 million capital funding round, led by private equity firm Kerogen Capital (“Kerogen”), a leading energy specialist investor based in Hong Kong and London.  
This latest investment further establishes Ideol as one of the clear global front-runners in floating offshore wind. Created in 2010, Ideol has developed an industry-leading and internationally recognized floating foundation which promises to quickly become one of the most significant commercial solutions in the rapidly developing floating offshore wind industry. Ideol is already at an advanced stage of deployment with two floating wind demonstrators, built locally in France and Japan (two key markets). Ideol’s patented technology is designed to operate with both current and future large-scale wind turbines and to be the most cost-competitive solution in the floating offshore wind market. 

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FOWT'19

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The world's largest event dedicated to floating wind turbines will be held in Montpellier and will focus on the 1st GW.

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Floating offshore wind energy conference

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This event (organised by New Energy Update) focuses on approaches to drive costs down and fine-tunes solutions for floating wind deployment.

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