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Ideol to team up with Acacia Renewables to develop  Japan’s first commercial-scale floating wind farm

Ideol to team up with Acacia Renewables to develop Japan’s first commercial-scale floating wind farm

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 March aiming at developing Japan’s first utility scale commercial floating offshore wind farm.

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Floatgen inauguration

Ideol has inaugurated Floatgen

“I wish Floatgen fair winds and following seas.” With these words Catherine Chabaud, the christener of Floatgen, France's first offshore - and floating - wind turbine, described the event which took place this morning in Saint-Nazaire, and was organised by the leaders
of this landmark project: Paul Guérivière, CEO of Ideol, Armel de la Bourdonnaye, director of the École Centrale de Nantes (Nantes Central School of Engineering) and Benoit Lange of Bouygues Travaux Publics (Bouygues Public Works).

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Ideol raises an additional €8M in financing

As floating offshore wind is about to enter into an era of commercial-scale deployment, Ideol announces it has raised over 8 million euros in new funding, welcoming in particular two major industrial players as additional shareholders.

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Ideol red herring Europe

Ideol distinguished as one of the most promising company in the latest Red Herring Top 100 Europe

Ideol has been designated as one of the most promising company in Europe (from all sectors) in the latest Red Herring Top 100. Ideol is by the way the only french company distinguished in the renewable energy sector.

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Ideol partners with Gaelectric to develop floating offshore wind projects

Irish renewable energy group Gaelectric has partnered with internationally recognized French floating offshore wind leader, Ideol, to develop floating offshore wind energy projects in Irish waters using Ideol’s patented ‘Damping Pool®’ technology. Gaelectric and Ideol are investigating several sites in Irish waters for both short term pre-commercial and long term commercial-scale projects, with an initial objective to develop a 30MW+ turbine array project, followed by a multi-GW commercial-scale extension on both Irish coasts. This Memorandum of Understanding agreement between Ideol and Gaelectric has been officially signed at a St. Patrick’s Day event in Cannes and in presence of Irish Minister for Social Protection, Mr. Leo Varadkar TD.

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