Photo showing HydroQuest's OceanQuest turbine for Paimpol-Bréhat site (Courtesy of HydroQuest/Photo by Avotrimage)

French company finds compatriot partner to deliver Raz Blanchard tidal farm

The development of a 17.5MW tidal energy farm, planned for Raz Blanchard in the French region of Normandy, is gaining momentum with the newly established partnership between French tidal turbine designer and manufacturer HydroQest and independent renewable power producer Qair.

Building on the successful tidal turbine demonstration at the Paimpol-Bréhat test site, HydroQuest partnered up with Qair Marine, a subsidiary of head company Qair dedicated to the development of marine renewable energy projects, to deliver the Raz Blanchard pilot tidal farm.

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