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  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Energy utility company Emera said it has formally notified OpenHydro and OpenHydro’s provisional liquidator that it is withdrawing from its involvement in Cape Sharp Tidal. Cape Sharp Tidal is a joint venture between Emera and OpenHydro, a Naval Energies company. Naval Energies essentially made the decision about the viability of the Cape Sharp Tidal project […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Emera has withdrawn from the joint venture Cape Sharp Tidal it formed with now defunct OpenHydro stating the project no longer represents the value for the Canadian energy business.

  • 3 February 2014

    Emera welcomed the Maine Public Utilities Commission’s term sheet consent for Maine Aqua Ventus I offshore wind project, writes the Herald Business. Dina Bartolacci Seely, Emera spokeswoman said: “We’re obviously very pleased.” As Maine Aqua Ventus I is competing against seven other projects for USD 46 million, this approval is very significant for the project […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Canadian energy and services company Emera is looking to hire a Tidal Project Development Manager responsible for the management of tidal energy projects.

  • 1 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Muskrat Falls development reached a significant milestone yesterday, as the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador announced that formal agreements have been reached between Nalcor Energy and Emera Inc. for the development and transmission of hydroelectric power from Muskrat Falls. The agreements were signed in St. John’s yesterday by the Honourable Jerome Kennedy, Minister of […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Emera has initiated a solicitation process for energy to be bundled with transmission capacity on the proposed Atlantic Link submarine electricity transmission project. Atlantic Link is a proposed submarine high-voltage direct current (HVDC) electric transmission line that will deliver 900 megawatts of clean energy from a new DC converter station to be constructed at Coleson […]

  • 3 February 2014

    Emera welcomed the Maine Public Utilities Commission’s term sheet consent for Maine Aqua Ventus I offshore wind project, writes the Herald Business. Dina Bartolacci Seely, Emera spokeswoman said: “We’re obviously very pleased.” As Maine Aqua Ventus I is competing against seven other projects for USD 46 million, this approval is very significant for the project […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has applied to Maine regulators for the amendment of a contract with Emera Maine in an effort to save the 20-year power purchase agreement.

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Nova Scotia-based Atlantic Towing has secured a contract to provide tug and barge services to the Cape Sharp Tidal project in Canada. Cape Sharp Tidal, a joint venture between Emera and OpenHydro, plans to deploy two 2 MW tidal turbines in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia. According to Emera, the agreement details specialized marine […]

  • 18 September 2015

    Cape Sharp Tidal will hold four open house meetings over the next few weeks, in preparation for its upcoming turbine deployment. Cape Sharp Tidal, a joint venture between Emera and OpenHydro, plans to install two 2 MW tidal turbines at the FORCE test site and connect them to Nova Scotia’s grid. Those who will be attending the meetings will get […]

  • 18 September 2015

    Cape Sharp Tidal will hold four open house meetings over the next few weeks, in preparation for its upcoming turbine deployment. Cape Sharp Tidal, a joint venture between Emera and OpenHydro, plans to install two 2 MW tidal turbines at the FORCE test site and connect them to Nova Scotia’s grid. Those who will be attending the meetings will get […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Hawboldt Industries has secured a deal with Cape Sharp Tidal to supply equipment that will be used for turbine deployment in the Bay of Fundy. Hawbolt Industries has been awarded $4.7 mln contract for the design and manufacturing of three heavy lift winches that will be used on the OpenHydro deployment and recovery barge, Emera’s […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Tidal technology group, OpenHydro, a DCNS company, and its Canadian partner Emera Inc. have formally launched a new joint venture business, called Cape Sharp Tidal. The announcement was made at the fifth International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE), which is taking place 4-6th November in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The objective of Cape Sharp Tidal is […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Equipment

    The first of North America’s two submarine electricity cables has arrived in Atlantic Canada onboard the cable laying vessel the Skagerrak. Integral to Emera’s Maritime Link Project, these cables each measure 170 km and weigh 5,500 tonnes . The first cable was manufactured in Halden, Norway, while the second cable, which is expected to arrive […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Environment, Technology

    The Cape Sharp tidal turbine has started showing signs of life following some month and a half of being disengaged after the liquidation of OpenHydro. However, this is only in terms of environmental monitoring, while the turbine is still disconnected from the electricity grid.

  • 12 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia Power may have a tidal turbine back in the water this year but it’s more likely to be early 2013, says the CEO of parent company Emera.   By Joann Alberstat (thechronicleherald) [mappress] Source: thechronicleherald, January 12, 2012; Image: openhydro

  • 12 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia Power may have a tidal turbine back in the water this year but it’s more likely to be early 2013, says the CEO of parent company Emera.   By Joann Alberstat (thechronicleherald) [mappress] Source: thechronicleherald, January 12, 2012; Image: openhydro

  • 4 November 2015
    Research & Development

    OpenHydro is currently preparing for the realization of two tidal energy projects in Canada and France before the end of 2015. Irish-based company is working with Emera, through its joint venture Cape Sharp Tidal, to deploy and grid connect two 2 MW tidal turbines in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada. Furthermore, OpenHydro, toghether […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    OpenHydro is planning to deploy two 2 MW tidal turbines in the Bay of Fundy, Canada in Q3 2015. Through a joint venture, Cape Sharp Tidal, formed by Emera and OpenHydro, the company aims to deploy 4 MW grid connected tidal array that could power an estimated 1.000 homes in Nova Scotia, Canada. According to The […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Cape Sharp Tidal, a partnership between Emera and OpenHydro/DCNS, has connected its two-megawatt tidal turbine to Nova Scotia’s power grid. Cape Sharp Tidal deployed the OpenHydro turbine two weeks ago at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) test site near Parrsboro. The first, out of two turbines planned to be installed by Cape Sharp at […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Tidal technology group, OpenHydro, a DCNS company, and its Canadian partner Emera Inc. have formally launched a new joint venture business, called Cape Sharp Tidal. The announcement was made at the fifth International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE), which is taking place 4-6th November in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The objective of Cape Sharp Tidal is […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      NSP Maritime Link Inc. (NSPML), an Emera Company and an affiliate of Nova Scotia Power, applied to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board (UARB) for approval of the Maritime Link Project at a capital cost of $1.52 billion. The Project is a 35 year investment equal to 20 percent of the total cost […]