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Port of Cherbourg plans to be a hub for marine tidal energy development

February 7th, 2013 by Ports Normands Associés

In the first half of 2012, energy group EDF and multinational engineering company Alstom decided to locate their offshore-wind-turbine operations in Cherbourg. Following this decision, Ports Normands Associés (PNA), in association with the local authorities of Basse-Normandie, have decided to develop the opportunities that other marine renewable energies offer including tidal power. The port of […]

Cherbourg, Normandy to become centre for tidal turbine development

March 19th, 2012 by DCNS

Laurent Beauvais, President of the Basse-Normandie Region and Chairman of the Ports of Normandy Authority, and Patrick Boissier, Chairman and CEO of DCNS, yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding at DCNS headquarters in Paris, in the presence of Jean-François Le Grand, President of the Manche Departmental Council and Bernard Cazeneuve, MP, Mayor of Cherbourg–Octeville and […]