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EDF and OpenHydro Prepare to Install First Tidal Turbine in Brittany, France OpenHydro Press Release (01/09/11)

French utility company EDF and tidal technology specialist OpenHydro have today announced that the project to deploy the first of four 16m tidal turbines off the coast of Paimpol-Bréhat is now in the final stages of preparation.

On August 31, 2011 the first turbine assembled at DCNS’ shipyard in Brest was towed from the harbour to commence a series of commissioning tests at sea prior to installation.

OpenHydro Installer heading to site for first successful deployment
OpenHydro Installer heading to site for first successful deployment