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  • 21 January 2016
    Equipment

    The first tidal turbine for the Paimpol-Brehat tidal project has been installed by DCNS off the coast of Brittany, France. The Paimpol-Brehat project, jointly developed by EDF and DCNS, will see another tidal turbine installed at the project site in the following months. The first turbine was deployed using dedicated barge designed by DCNS/OpenHydro, with […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    DCNS has deployed first tidal turbine off Brittany, France, as part of the Paimpol-Bréhat tidal project.

  • 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.

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    French hydrokinetic technology developer, HydroQuest, will together with Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie (CMN) install 1MW hydrokinetic tidal turbine off Brittany, France.

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

    DCNS plans to remove both tidal turbines deployed off France to replace the faulty part which has blocked the system, French media report.

  • 30 November 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    The first of the two tidal turbines to be deployed on the Paimpol-Bréhat experimental site off France has completed its sea trials and is ready for deployment at the site off Ploubazlanec, France, according to DCNS. The turbine underwent a series of tests in the harbor of Brest to verify its mechanical and electrical performance. Positioned […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Paimpol-Bréhat tidal project, jointly developed by DCNS and EDF, could see the first OpenHydro’s tidal turbine installed next week. DCNS, parent company of OpenHydro, planned to install the first of the two 500 kW OpenHydro’s tidal turbines in December 2015, but due to unsuitable weather conditions the deployment operation has been postponed. Now, the company […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    GEPC’s engineers are finalizing the construction of the subsea converter that will be used for Paimpol-Bréhat tidal project. The subsea converter consists of steel housing that is 9 m long, 5 m wide and 4 m high. The converter will enclose all the electrotechnical equipment required for electrical conversion, according to GE Power Conversion (GEPC). […]

  • 7 September 2015

    Natural Power and its sister company SeaRoc have been awarded a contract by EDF to oversee the HSE and marine operations at the Paimpol–Bréhat tidal farm in North Brittany, France. David Wotherspoon, Operations Director at SeaRoc, said: “Natural Power and SeaRoc have extensive experience in offshore renewable energy – combining our expertise enables us to provide a […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Technology

    The French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Ségolène Royal has officially inaugurated DCNS/OpenHydro tidal turbine in Brest.

  • 14 April 2017
    Equipment

    DCNS Energies and its subsidiary OpenHydro have retrieved one of the two tidal turbines of the Paimpol-Bréhat project. The two turbines for the Paimpol-Bréhat demonstration project, with the combined capacity of 1MW, were deployed in the first half of 2016, off the coast of Brittany in France. One of the turbines has been recovered to conduct […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The second tidal energy turbine for the Paimpol-Bréhat tidal array demonstration project has been assembled in Brest.

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    DCNS Energies and its subsidiary OpenHydro have retrieved one of the two turbines of the Paimpol-Bréhat array to conduct repairs on the faulty part identified last year.

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    EDF has announced the development of a pilot farm comprising two tidal turbines at Paimpol-Bréhat in Brittany (France). OpenHydro, a DCNS company and leader in tidal energy, will supply two new turbines which will be operational from 2015. From prototype to pilot phase This new project is a fundamental step in the development of tidal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 12 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    HydroQuest and its equity partner CMN (Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie) have informed that they will install and commission the HydroQuest Ocean 1MW tidal turbine at EDF’s Paimpol-Bréhat site in France in the spring of 2019. 

  • 20 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Cleantech AFIC (French Private Equity Association) Club and consultants Ernst & Young presented DCNS and OpenHydro with their award for the best investment in an innovative start-up by a major corporate group. This award is made in recognition of the success achieved by the DCNS/OpenHydro partnership in renewable energy development. The two companies have […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The second turbine for EDF’s Paimpol-Bréhat tidal array has been successfully deployed by OpenHydro, a DCNS company.

  • 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.

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    OpenHydro, a DCNS company has deployed the second turbine bound for EDF’s Paimpol-Bréhat tidal array. When the turbines are connected to the grid over the summer, the project will be the world’s first grid-connected tidal array. After leaving the port of Brest on May 26, the turbine reached its site off the coast of Brittany […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The French marine energy industry has long lagged behind that of its UK counterpart. With a series of technical challenges and limited public confidence, marine energy has for several years struggled to get off the ground. However, the fact that France harbours up to a fifth of Europe’s marine energy potential of 15GW, and strong […]