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DCNS and BpiFrance announce the launch of DCNS Energies, a new marine energy business

€100 million equity investment into new marine energy subsidiary

DCNS, the parent company of OpenHydro and the European leader in naval defence, has announced the creation of DCNS Energies a new marine energy business which will be fully financed by a fund managed by Bpifrance and supported by Technip and BNP Paribas development groups.

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DCNS/OpenHydro to partner with PT AIR to develop Indonesian tidal energy industry

PT AIR and OpenHydro, a DCNS company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at driving forward the development of a tidal energy industry in Indonesia.

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OpenHydro secures Japanese tidal turbine contract.

OpenHydro, a DCNS company, is part of a consortium which has been selected by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment to supply a tidal turbine system for installation at Naru Strait, Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture.

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Top honours for OpenHydro at Marine Industry Awards

Tidal technology developer OpenHydro, a DCNS company, has been honoured in three categories at the Marine Industry Awards which took place at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway last night, Thursday 30th June.

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OpenHydro deploys second Paimpol-Bréhat turbine

The second turbine bound for EDF’s Paimpol-Bréhat tidal array has been successfully deployed by OpenHydro, a DCNS company.

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OpenHydro unveil plans for dedicated assembly facility at Cherbourg Port

OpenHydro, a DCNS company, has announced the development of a purpose-built tidal turbine assembly facility at Cherbourg Port.

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The first of two OpenHydro tidal turbines on EDF‘s Paimpol-Bréhat site successfully deployed.

James Ives, OpenHydro Chief Executive, said: "The first of two OpenHydro tidal turbines on EDF‘s Paimpol-Bréhat site has been successfully deployed. After a series of successful tests evaluating mechanical and electrical performance, the 16-metre-diameter turbine was towed out to sea on Wednesday 20th January and deployed by the OpenHydro barge."