Business ExpandingLeader in the floating offshore wind industry, IDEOL SA, establishes a Japanese subsidiary

Mar 25, 2021

IDEOL SAExternal site: a new window will open., based in La Ciotat (France), was created in 2010 with the aim of developing both technically and economically viable floating foundation solutions for the offshore wind industry. Benefiting from the experience and know-how of a fully integrated team of 60 experts and engineers coming from the offshore oil & gas and renewables industries, the company has two floating wind turbines in operation (one in France, off Le Croisic, and one in Japan, off Kitakyushu). Ideol is also involved in the French Mediterranean’s first floating offshore wind farm as well as several other floating projects across the world

In February 2019, the company established IDEOL Japan LLC in Tokyo to promote floating offshore wind projects in Japan. After establishing the local entity in Japan, Ideol Japan has successfully made several strategic contracts and Understanding of Memorandum with major Japanese companies and it has already started a couple of commercial scale projects some specific target location in Japan based on such contracts.

On the occasion of the establishment of the company's Japan office, JETRO's Invest Japan Business Support Center (IBSC) provided temporary office space and consultation (registration, visa, taxation and labor matters).


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