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FLOATGEN
WiND POWER GOING FURTHER OFFSHORE

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25/08/2017
After several months of construction near the Forme Joubert lock, the floating foundation was disengaged from the floating barges on which it was...
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27/07/2017
The mooring system components were assembled and installed on the SEM-REV test site which will host Floatgen, 22 kilometers off the coast of Le...
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13/03/2017
A delegation of 25 Japanese key leaders involved in wind power generation has recently visited Floatgen's construction site at Saint-Nazaire harbour...
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17/02/2017
A construction site visit, which was attended by the main local instititionnal bodies (including Mr Bruno Retailleau, President of the Pays de la...
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A european project with high local content

  • Key figures

  • France‚Äôs 1st offshore wind turbine

  • 33 meters depth

  • 12 nautical miles from the shore

  • 2 MW wind turbine

  • An Ideol‚Äôs floating foundation of 36 by 36 meters edge length

  • 4 industry partners

  • 2 research partners

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