Tag Archive for 'DCNS'

OpenHydro transitioning from R&D to grid-connected tidal arrays

May 6th, 2015 by DCNS

OpenHydro, a tidal energy company owned by DCNS, celebrates a decade in business this week. The Irish headquartered business is planning delivery of two of the world’s first grid connected tidal arrays in France and Canada in 2015. OpenHydro is working with Emera in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia to deploy and grid connect […]

Agreement to test and develop wave energy device in Brittany waters offers local economic opportunities

September 20th, 2013 by AW-Energy oy

Fortum, DCNS and AW-Energy have signed a development agreement in wave power research and development with the support of La Région Bretagne. The companies will develop a joint 1.5 MW wave power demonstration project using AW-Energy’s WaveRoller™ technology, which has been extensively patented. Fortum will develop the project and owns the demonstration park, and DCNS […]

Winflo floating wind turbine project expects to begin production in 2013

April 13th, 2013 by DCNS

Partners DCNS and Nass&Wind presented their floating wind turbine development programme and shared ambitions for second-generation offshore wind farms at the Thetis Marine Renewable Energy show in Brest, Brittany, France from 10 to 11 April 2013. 2012 was a big year for the DCNS/Nass&Wind floating wind turbine development programme as it saw the completion of […]

Irish marine tidal turbine company to be taken over by French naval defence company

January 29th, 2013 by DCNS

DCNS is going to increase its holding in the capital of OpenHydro from 11% to 59.7%, through an acquisition of shares from the current shareholders and an increase in capital restricted to the Group, to take control of the Irish business specialising in marine tidal turbines. This operation is part of DCNS’ growth plan aiming […]

DCNS working to install ten tidal turbines in Alderney Race by 2016

October 19th, 2012 by DCNS

DCNS participated in the 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy in Dublin, Ireland from 17 to 19 October 2012. The conference brought together global industry and academic experts in marine renewable energy. DCNS is committed to playing a leading role in the emerging world market for ocean energy. DCNS is developing marine tidal turbines, which […]

UK Energy Minister Charles Hendry visits Alderney Renewable Energy

April 30th, 2012 by Alderney Renewable Energy Ltd

Charles Hendry, Minister of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) visited Alderney to meet members of the management team of Alderney Renewable Energy (ARE). ARE has ambitious plans for developing tidal power in the coastal waters around Alderney.

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 […]

Alderney Renewable Energy Ltd signs agreements to exploit huge tidal energy resources

February 20th, 2012 by Alderney Renewable Energy Ltd

Alderney Renewable Energy (ARE), the tidal energy developer, signed agreements on 17 February 2012 for two major projects aimed at creating one of the most significant tidal power sites in Europe. The first agreement is with the French industrial group DCNS for the development of tidal arrays in Alderney’s waters. The second agreement is between […]