Tag Archive for 'OpenHydro'

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Guernsey Electricity Director Sally Ann David speaks about Guernsey’s renewable energy opportunities

November 7th, 2011 by Sally-Ann David

Guernsey is well placed to develop renewable energy resources, through technical know-how, financing and support, and importantly through the availability of a local resource. However, Guernsey may have to moderate its expectations, decide how fast to deploy the technology and, essentially, decide how it can be afforded.