FloatGen, the EU’s flagship floating wind prototype, logged record numbers last year, pumping out 14% more power than in 2019 and at a capacity factor as high as 66% – far beyond the average 50% achieved by bottom-fixed offshore wind farms.

The 2MW unit, built around an Ideol ‘damping pool’ platform and Vestas turbine moored at the SEM-REV test site off western France, produced 6.8GWh