Project set up to reduce cost of floating wind O&M

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 Fondation off the coast of Le Croisic

A French research project has been launched to try and reduce the costs associated with floating wind farm maintenance.

‘BATSO’, a consortium of four partners, says maintenance carried out at sea would be a lot cheaper than bringing everything back to shore.

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