France backs EDF and BW Ideol bid to shift floating wind heavy maintenance offshore

Developer and platform specialist among backers of project aimed at easing major bottleneck for developers

BATSO. A maintenance vessel docks at Floatgen, BW Ideol's first floating wind turbine in France, installed at the SEM-REV site operated by the Open-C Foundation off the coast of Le Croisic.
BATSO. A maintenance vessel docks at Floatgen, BW Ideol's first floating wind turbine in France, installed at the SEM-REV site operated by the Open-C Foundation off the coast of Le Croisic.Photo: BW Ideol/V.Joncheray
Published 25 June 2024, 12:27Updated 25 June 2024, 12:30