BW OFFSHORE AND IDEOL CREATE BW IDEOL FLOATING OFFSHORE WIND COMPANY

February 19, 2021

BW Offshore signed a share purchase agreement to become a strategic owner of Ideol S.A., a global pure player in floating offshore wind technology, creating a renewable energy company with market-leading capabilities based on in-house developed and proven technology, supported by BW Offshore’s extensive experience from development and operation of offshore energy production systems.
“We see solid opportunities for developing offshore power production solutions to drive energy transition at global scale. We are combining our four decades of offshore development, financing and operational experience with Ideol’s proven floating offshore wind technology and expertise. Together we are creating a champion in this emerging market with significant long-term growth and value creation potential,” said Marco Beenen, the CEO of BW Offshore.
Ideol S.A., headquartered in La Ciotat, France, will become a wholly owned subsidiary of a new entity named BW Ideol, as a globally leading fully integrated developer of large-scale floating offshore wind projects. BW Ideol will have clear strategic targets; growth as a technology and EPC services provider, expanding and maturing a significant portfolio of development projects and becoming a long-term asset owner and operator.
BW Offshore with headquarters in Singapore and Oslo, Norway, is a leading provider of floating production services and development of proven hydrocarbon reservoirs
(Source: BW Offshore – Image: Ideol)