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The world’s first assembly plant for OpenHydro tidal turbines was inaugurated today in Cherbourg in the presence of numerous representatives of the Normandy authorities and foreign delegations. Built in just ten months, this plant will start the production of the first two turbines for Canada and Japan. The plant will also supply tidal turbines for all French commercial farms.
Cape Sharp Tidal planning the deployment of the second tidal turbine in the Bay of Fundy for the first half of 2018.
EDF and Naval Energies have announced the completion of the Paimpol-Bréhat tidal energy demonstration project, following successful deployment and data collection.
The Board of Directors of Naval Energies has just appointed Laurent Schneider-Maunoury, 51, graduated from Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, to replace Thierry Kalanquin. His mission is to accelerate the development and sustain the growth of Naval Energies.
€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.
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.
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.