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5 June 2019 Grid Connection

Ideol and Atlantique Offshore Energy (AOE) have unveiled the details of their market-ready universal floating offshore substation. Developed in cooperation with ABB, the floating offshore substation is designed for both bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind farms starting at depths of 40 metres. It is based on Ideol’s patented and shallow-draft Damping Pool® concept and on AOE’s […]

30 May 2019 Business & Finance

The French Ideol has shared a video showing the construction methods of its floating foundation. The ring-shaped floating foundation, known as the Damping Pool, has been developed and patented by Ideol and built by Bouygues Travaux Publics. The foundation is being used for the Floatgen floating wind project which comprises a 2MW Vestas V80 turbine installed offshore France. The […]

3 December 2018

“Bringing floating substations to commercial feasibility and utilizing serialization, industrialization and innovation to reduce the cost of floating wind”, said Ole Stobbe, Business Development Manager Northern Europe at Ideol, while speaking about what the company aims to do with a grant it recently received.

22 October 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

French floating offshore wind specialist Ideol has received a EUR 2.5 million grant from the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 - SME Instrument programme.

22 May 2018 Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

Ideol Offshore and STX Europe Offshore Energy are developing a floating substation design for use on bottom-fixed and floating offshore wind farms starting at depths of 30 metres.

26 April 2018 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

France-based Ideol and Japan's Acacia Renewables, Macquarie Capital's wholly owned subsidiary, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of the first utility-scale commercial floating offshore wind farm in Japan.

26 April 2018 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

France's Ideol has secured EUR 15 million funding from energy investor Kerogen Capital in order to accelerate the commercialization of its floating foundation solution in key geographies.

13 October 2017 Technology, Wind Farm Update

Floatgen project partners are scheduled to inaugurate the 2MW floating wind turbine today, 13 October, after it was fully assembled at the Saint Nazaire port in France.

24 August 2017 Technology, Wind Farm Update

The square ring-shaped floating foundation, the heart of the Floatgen floating wind project, was launched yesterday at the Port of Saint-Nazaire, France. 

23 August 2017 Business & Finance, Technology

Building a floating foundation in concrete has shown to be a cheaper solution, not only construction-wise but with O&M taken into account as well, since the material is much more durable at sea – as learned from the offshore oil & gas industry – according to Bruno Geschier, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at Ideol. 

7 June 2017 Business & Finance

French floating offshore wind developer Ideol has raised an additional EUR 8 million in financing to boost growth and accelerate international development.

13 March 2017 Business & Finance

Irish renewable energy group Gaelectric has partnered with Ideol to develop floating offshore wind energy projects in Irish waters using Ideol’s Damping Pool technology.

26 January 2017 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Marine renewables developer Atlantis Resources has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the French floating foundations designer Ideol to collaborate on a floating wind project off the UK. The collaboration will seek to initiate the development of a floating offshore wind project of up to 1.5 GW, with a pre-commercial phase of up to 100MW […]

11 October 2016 Wind Farm Update

French floating foundations designer Ideol will use a 2MW Vestas V80 wind turbine for the Floatgen project, the first of its kind in French waters, the company told Offshore WIND. ''The V80 wind turbine has effectively been delivered at Saint-Nazaire in June. The floating foundation construction is progressing well and, according to our initial planning, the […]

7 July 2016 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Japan's Hitachi Zosen and France's Ideol signed a contract to launch the construction phase of their 2-turbine offshore wind project in Japan on 13 June, 2016. Prior to this contract, the two companies signed an engineering agreement on 3 June 2015 for the design of both a concrete and a steel version of Ideol’s patented floating foundation […]

31 May 2016 Business & Finance

Ideol has raised more than EUR 3 million in the latest fundraising round, including capital from Tertium investment fund. The newly secured finances will be used to speed up the development of Ideol's floating wind foundation. Ideol's floating foundation can be constructed in concrete or steel. It is designed to be compatible with existing commercial offshore wind turbines without […]

8 December 2015 Business & Finance

The French floating foundation company Ideol has appointed two new professionals to boost its business in Northern Europe and Japan.  Ole Stobbe has been appointed Business Development Manager for Northern Europe and Mutsumi Yamada is Ideol's Country Manager for Japan. Stobbe has a degree in mechanical engineering and an experience from working in offshore wind for 13 years in a […]

13 November 2015

Ideol and Group China Steel Corporation (CSC) have agreed to collaborate on floating offshore wind projects in Taiwan. The collaboration includes designing, engineering and constructing floating offshore wind turbines by using the Damping Pool technology, developed by the French floating foundation specialist. Areas that have been identified for the first offshore wind projects in Taiwan have water depths ranging […]

17 June 2015 Technology

Following the signature of a technology partnership agreement in March, the French start-up IDEOL and the Japanese offshore wind leader Hitachi Zosen (HITZ) have signed an engineering agreement on June 3rd for the design of both a concrete and a steel version of IDEOL’s patented floating foundation adapted to Japanese sea conditions. The companies are […]

10 March 2015 Business & Finance, Technology

IDEOL, a fast-growing French start-up specialized in floating foundations for the offshore wind industry, and Hitachi Zosen (Hitz), a major Japanese industrial and engineering company, have signed an agreement for the design, engineering and construction of floating offshore wind turbines in Japan using IDEOL's patented "Damping Pool" solution. "We are extremely pleased that one of […]

21 January 2015 Business & Finance, Technology

IDEOL has secured over 10M€ in funding this last December in order to finance its accelerated domestic and international growth. Three new investment funds (HPC CAPITAL, PACA INVESTISSEMENT and CPG) as well as three existing shareholders (the DEMETER 3 AMORCAGE Fund, the Emergence INNOVATION 1 Fund and the IO Group) have invested 3.8M€. 7.3M€ were […]

25 March 2014

IDEOL, the fast-growing french start-up specialized in innovative floating foundations for the offshore wind industry, announced the appointment of Bruno Geschier as Chief Sales & Marketing Officer. Bruno will bring his 20-year experience of international business development to IDEOL’s management team. Educated on both sides of the Atlantic, he started his professional career as entrepreneur […]

12 April 2013 Business & Finance, Technology

IDEOL, a company specialized in the design and installation of innovative foundations for the offshore wind industry, has secured a new funding round for the industrialisation of its floating platform solution based on the Damping Pool® patented system. The company is strengthened by the participation of two investment funds:, FCPR Demeter 3 Seed Fund managed […]

25 January 2013

Based on the Damping Pool system and concrete fabrication, the IDEOL foundation solution enables to install wind turbine without the usual shallow water limitations, at costs more competitive than bottom-fixed foundation beyond 35-40 meters depth, where winds are better and noise/visual/fishing conflicts much lower. [mappress] Offshore WIND staff, January 25, 2013; Image: ideol-offshore

18 September 2012

After two years of development, IDEOL announces the industrialisation of its floating offshore wind foundation and unveils its key features. The IDEOL solution represents a technological breakthrough from the current bottom-fixed foundation technologies. Thanks to the exceptional dynamic behaviour of the Damping Pool® system, developed and patented by IDEOL, the floating foundation is compatible with […]

12 July 2011 Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

IDEOL announces it has closed the financing of its innovative solutions development, and strengthened its advisory board with recognized experts from the offshore industry. Offshore wind is a buoyant sector: France is about to launch a first bidding for a 3 GW round, the United-Kingdom forecasts the installation of 32 GW before 2030, Germany sets […]