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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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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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