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  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Naval Group’s subsidiary for marine renewable energies Naval Energies is planning to reduce its workforce due to slower market development than previously anticipated.

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following reports on Naval Energies (former DCNS Energies) cutting 100 jobs, the company issued a statement saying it is now at a decisive crossroad, with challenges in the marine renewables market leading it to focus its financial and human resources on the highest-priority projects in tidal, floating wind and ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC).

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Marine renewables developer Naval Energies has decided to streamline its personnel of circa 100 people in order to secure the development of the company, consolidate its growth and support its teams. It is expected that any reduction in headcount will be evenly split between France and Ireland. In France some people have already come back to Naval […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Japanese industrial and engineering corporation Hitachi Zosen and French offshore renewable energy technology developer Naval Energies have agreed to cooperate in the field of floating wind energy. The project between the two companies is based on a feasibility study to jointly design and build floating wind turbines with a capacity of several hundred megawatts using Naval […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    French tidal energy technology developer, Sabella, has commented on the implications of Naval Energies’ recent decision to withdraw from the tidal energy market, emphasising that this move should not be interpreted as the death knell for the industry in France. 

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Naval Energies has appointed Laurent Schneider-Maunoury as a new president. Laurent Schneider-Maunoury, who will replace Thierry Kalanquin, is a graduate of Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées. His mission is to accelerate the development and sustain the growth of Naval Energies, the company explained. Laurent Schneider-Maunoury said: “I am honoured and proud to join […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The ceremony for laying the first stone for Naval Energies/OpenHydro tidal turbine plant took place in Cherbourg this month. The construction of this plant is a world first, embodying the start of the industrial phase, and represents a decisive step in the development of tidal energy in France and around the world. With a production […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    UN-recognized initiative Small Island Developing States (SIDS DOCK) and Naval Energies recently signed a memorandum of understanding to support the development of marine renewable energy. The agreement will see SIDS DOCK and Naval Energies collaborate to foster the development of OTEC deep-sea conversion and floating wind projects in small islands countries, recognizing that the ocean […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    French naval specialist DCNS has rebranded to Naval Group, while also changing the name of its subsidiary dedicated to marine renewables to Naval Energies.

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Naval Energies has decided to stop investing in tidal energy, a market said to be in the process of closing, and focus on floating offshore wind, as well as ocean thermal energy conversion.

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Naval Energies has decided to stop investing in the field of tidal turbines and to concentrate its efforts on floating wind turbines and ocean thermal energy conversion. Following Naval Energies’ decision, its Dublin-based subsidiary OpenHydro has been put under provisional liquidation. On 24 July, the company deployed a new tidal turbine in Canada and connected it […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Naval Energies (former DCNS) and its subsidiary OpenHydro officially opened their tidal turbine plant in Cherbourg today, June 14, conveniently timing the inauguration as the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) taking place in Cherbourg marks its closing day. 

  • 18 October 2019
    Authorities & Government

    Naval Energies and SIDS DOCK have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to support the development of offshore floating wind projects in the Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The French offshore renewable energy technology developer Naval Energies and SIDS DOCK, the United Nations (UN)-recognized SIDS Sustainable Energy and Climate Resilience Organization will also support the development of […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The world’s first assembly plant for OpenHydro tidal turbines was inaugurated in Cherbourg in the presence of numerous representatives of the Normandy authorities and foreign delegations. Built in 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 […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Naval Energies and EDF Group have decided to bring the Paimpol-Bréhat tidal energy array demonstration project to a close.

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Naval Energies has appointed Pascal Artaz as new chief operating officer,  to  structure, coordinate and lead all industrial operations at the company. Pascal Artaz started his career in 1983 in industry as a mechanical designer. He joined SNECMA Moteurs, where he held the positions of customer-support technician, development engineer, and then R&D programmes manager. In […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Naval Energies has retrieved the second tidal turbine that was deployed off Brittany in France as part of Paimpol-Bréhat tidal array demonstration project.

  • 7 February 2019
    Research & Development

    Naval Energies has deployed Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform to develop new offshore floating wind turbines and Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) turnkey solutions. “The sea represents a source of renewable energy that can help to satisfy the needs of the world’s growing population while ensuring a carbon-free footprint,” said Laurent Schneider Maunoury, CEO, Naval Energies. “As […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Naval Energies has laid the first stone for the Cherbourg tidal turbines assembly plant in the presence of the Normandy region’s officials.

  • 9 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    French company Naval Energies has joined the Offshore Wind California coalition, which gathers offshore wind developers and technology companies supporting a goal of 10 GW of installed offshore wind capacity in California by 2040. “We look forward to working with the Naval Energies team as we advance policies for the responsible development of offshore wind […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    OpenHydro’s tidal turbine, recently retrieved from the seabed off Brittany in France, has reached the coast of Cherbourg.