News

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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13/12/2016
The 6 anchors which will equip the floating system have been unloaded on Saint-Nazaire harbour. There will be assembled and then installed offshore...
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30/11/2016
After several weeks of preparatory work, Bouygues Travaux Publics' teams have conducted the first concrete pouring the 30th of November. This...
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10/10/2016
The barge on which the floating foundation's construction is taking place is in position Quai des Charbonniers. To watch the progression in real time...
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15/07/2016
Following the official signature, in June 2016, of the contract between Ecole Centrale de Nantes and a consortium led by Le Béon Manufacturing to...
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15/06/2016
The 2 MW wind turbine which will equip Floatgen has been unloaded at Saint-Nazaire harbour. Some minor modifications will be performed before being...
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01/06/2016
Equipped with a floating foundation designed by the French expert, Ideol, and built by Bouygues Travaux Publics in Saint-Nazaire Port, it will be...
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25/11/2015
After several months of engineering studies, the design of the foundation which will equip the Floatgen demonstrator receive an intermediate certification from Lloyd's Register. Ideol set out to apply Lloyd’s Register 2013 Floating Offshore Rules ...
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umbilical Floatgen câble export
01/09/2015
A new step has been passed for the Floatgen project with the commissioning of SEM-REV marine test-site...
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24/06/2014
Seven partners from four European countries gathered at Ecole Centrale de Nantes on June 24th to kick-off overhauled research project configuration on floating offshore wind energy, featuring a France premiere
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