Ekwil, a dedicated delivery partner, offers a diverse range of ‘series production’ Floating Offshore Wind solutions to meet the growing and demanding needs of energy customers worldwide.

Combining the unrivalled expertise and experience of two energy transition leaders, Ekwil powers progress with cutting-edge technologies: the Semi-submersible INO by Technip Energies and the Tension Leg Platform Float4Wind® by SBM Offshore. This comprehensive approach covers a wide spectrum of the FOW market, aiming to bring these technologies to commercial deployment.

Headquartered in France, Ekwil is supported by a core team of 40 specialists, who bring together knowledge and innovation in a fully integrated team. The company will also leverage the talented resources of SBM Offshore and Technip Energies for project execution.

With 25 years of experience in the offshore industry, Séverine Baudic, formerly managing director of New Energies & Services at SBM Offshore, serves as the CEO of Ekwil. Willy Gauttier, previously VP of Floating Offshore Wind at Technip Energies, is the COO.

Arnaud Pieton, CEO of Technip Energies, commented: “By bringing together two world-leading players, Ekwil will accelerate the deployment of industrial solutions for the nascent Floating Offshore Wind market. This joint venture with SBM Offshore illustrates the commitment of Technip Energies to provide a diversified and expanding range of low-carbon solutions to support the global net-zero trajectory.”

Øivind Tangen, CEO of SBM Offshore, added: “It’s just a question of time for the market potential in Floating Offshore Wind power to materialise. This collaboration with Technip Energies ensures the availability of optimal solutions with certainty and reliability in delivery. Ekwil leads both partners towards success, pioneering new standards in renewable energy and driving progress towards a net-zero future.”

Séverine Baudic, CEO of Ekwil, concluded: “Today’s launch of Ekwil marks a significant step to power progress in the floating offshore wind market, combining industry-leading expertise and solutions. I am proud to have the trust and commitment of SBM Offshore and Technip Energies and look forward to leading our talented teams towards a greener future for all.”

Ekwil stands poised to lead the Floating Offshore Wind sector, bringing innovative and sustainable energy solutions to meet global demands and drive the transition to a low-carbon future.

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9th July 2024