Assembly-Line Concrete Bases for Floating Offshore Wind Towers

Ideol, a floating offshore wind startup based in France, has reached an agreement with Swedish manufacturer Bygging Uddeman (BYUM) for the serial production of floating concrete base structures for wind towers. 

BYUM is known for its moving gantry slipforming technology, which it invented in 1944. By removing the need for building up and removing forms, it lowers the cost of casting large vertical concrete structures – particularly caissons. It has been deployed for hundreds of major...

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