Tag Archive for 'James Ives'

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 […]

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 […]

Lease awarded for 100 MW tidal energy farm off Northern Ireland

October 24th, 2012 by Bord Gais Energy

Bord Gáis Energy and its Irish tidal energy partner, OpenHydro have been awarded exclusive rights to develop a 100 MW tidal energy farm off Torr Head on the north coast of Antrim. The project, potentially the first of its kind in the island of Ireland, is expected to be completed by the year 2020. The […]