Photo: HydroQuest's OceanQuest turbine being deployed at Paimpol-Bréhat site (Courtesy of HydroQuest)

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HydroQuest to develop 17.5MW tidal energy farm at Raz Blanchard

French marine energy company HydroQuest has unveiled plans to develop a 17.5MW tidal energy farm at Raz Blanchard site, located off Normandy in France, following the takeover of the concession for the site from its former operator EDF Renewables.

Concept for HydroQuest's new 2.5MW tidal turbine (Courtesy of HydroQuest)
HydroQuest’s concept for its next-gen 2.5MW tidal turbine (Courtesy of HydroQuest)

The pilot tidal energy farm is planned to feature seven HydroQuest new generation tidal energy turbines, each with nominal power rated at 2.5MW.

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