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  • 9 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

      OpenHydro, an Irish energy technology company, whose business is the design and manufacture of marine turbines for generating renewable energy from tidal streams has announced plans to recruit a number of additional positions over the next 12 – 18 months. This latest recruitment drive by OpenHydro to attract up to 20 new employees coincides […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal energy company OpenHydro, a DCNS company, marks a major milestone this week as it celebrates a decade in business while preparing to deliver two of the world’s first grid connected tidal arrays in France and Canada later this year. In the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, OpenHydro is working with Emera to deploy and […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    DCNS is going to increase its holding in OpenHydro to 59.7% of the capital through an acquisition of shares from the current shareholders and an increase in capital restricted to the Group. This investment is evidence of the confidence and commitment of DCNS to the development of OpenHydro. OpenHydro will retain its team and its […]

  • 14 January 2011

    OpenHydro, the Irish tidal renewable energy company and Bord Gáis Energy have concluded an agreement for Bord Gáis Energy to become a shareholder in OpenHydro. In addition to the investment, OpenHydro and Bord Gáis Energy have formed a joint venture focused on the development of a utility scale tidal farm off the coast of Ireland. […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    DCNS is now the majority shareholder in the Irish start-up OpenHydro, specialised in marine turbines, with a 59.7% holding. Thus DCNS confirms its ambition in the field of renewable marine energy. DCNS expansion in the field of marine turbine energy is part of the group’s growth strategy. With OpenHydro, DCNS hopes to achieve a turnover […]

  • 31 March 2014

    Tidal technology company, OpenHydro, has been selected by the Nova Scotia Department of Energy in Canada for a tidal energy demonstration project at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) test site. OpenHydro was selected as part of a competitive process undertaken by the Department in its drive to progress the development of a […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Tidal technology group, OpenHydro, a DCNS company, and its Canadian partner Emera Inc. have formally launched a new joint venture business, called Cape Sharp Tidal. The announcement was made at the fifth International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE), which is taking place 4-6th November in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The objective of Cape Sharp Tidal is […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Irish tidal energy technology company, OpenHydro, has been honoured at the 2011 Ireland France Business Awards for their outstanding company performance in 2011 and promotion of bilateral trade and investment between Ireland and France. At an awards ceremony held in Paris, OpenHydro was selected as The Best Irish Company in France owing to its major […]

  • 20 February 2012

    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 […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Tidal technology company OpenHydro, a DCNS company, and Alderney Renewable Energy (ARE) have signed a joint venture which will see the two companies combine their expertise and resources to develop a 300MW tidal array in Alderney waters.  The joint venture company is called Race Tidal Ltd. The formal agreement took place at a signing event […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

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

  • 1 October 2014

    DCNS is a partner of the Ocean Energy Europe conference, the European forum for the sector, which will take place on 1 and 2 October 2014 in Paris in the presence of the main energy decision-takers and industrialists. DCNS will present its expertise in marine energy, a sector in which the Group has been investing […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A third Nova Scotian company has secured a multi-million dollar contract with the Cape Sharp Tidal project, which has potential to be the first grid-connected tidal array in the world. Hawboldt Industries of Chester, Nova Scotia, has been awarded a $4.7-million contract for the design and manufacturing of three heavy lift winches to be used […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two Nova Scotian businesses have secured contracts worth $25 million as part of the first round of procurement awards on the Cape Sharp Tidal project, a 4MW tidal array in the Bay of Fundy. Aecon Group Inc. and Lengkeek Vessel Engineering have been selected by Cape Sharp Tidal, a joint venture between Emera Inc. and OpenHydro, […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls today announced the winners of a call for tender for pilot tidal energy farms in West Normandy, France. Europe’s ocean energy industry welcomed the announcement, stating that it marked the beginning of the next stage of development for the sector – commercialisation. The winning consortia, GDF SUEZ/Alstom and EDF/DCNS/OpenHydro will […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Following a comprehensive process of Expressions of Interest and the resulting recommendation by the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME), the French Prime Minister has selected DCNS (OpenHydro parent company) and EDF Energies Nouvelles for the development of pilot tidal turbine arrays off the French coast of Normandy. The NORMANDIE HYDRO project will see […]

  • 23 September 2013

     The potential ecological impact of the introduction of anthropogenic sound to the marine environment has received increasing attention in recent decades. Most interest has focused on acoustically sensitive or ecologically or commercially vulnerable species. Potential impacts vary in severity from direct physical trauma and hearing damage through to behavioural disturbances, exclusions, fright responses and the […]

  • 3 November 2011

    OpenHydro announced that it has been chosen by the Global Cleantech Cluster Association as a 2011 Later Stage Award Top 30 finalist. Inclusion in the GCCA Global Top 30 reflects the strong business and market position of the company in the marine renewables sector, and signifies that its innovative approaches and technologies are gaining a […]

  • 16 May 2014

    FORCE and its partners will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, May 20, in Parrsboro. They will offer an update on the tidal energy project in the Bay of Fundy, as well as introduce some of their new members. This will be an opportunity to meet and hear from: Minas Energy, Marine Current Turbines (a Siemens business), and Bluewater, OpenHydro […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Canadian government has announced investments totaling over CAD 8 million for two clean technology projects in Nova Scotia, which will support jobs, economic growth and the environment. The funding was provided though Sustainable Development Technology Canada’s (SDTC) SD Tech Fund. The funding was announced by Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and Scott Armstrong, […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Grid Connection, Technology

    With EDF set to operate a tidal energy array near Paimpol-Bréhat in Brittany, France at the end of 2015, GE Power Conversion reported that it is on track for finalization of the electrical conversion system, due for summer 2015. GE’s Belfort team is working diligently to perform relevant tests before installing the system both subsea and onshore, […]

  • 23 October 2012

    Bord Gáis and its Irish tidal energy partner, OpenHydro were awarded exclusive rights to develop a 100MW 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 award was made […]

  • 30 November 2015
    R&D, 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 […]

  • 7 September 2015

    Natural Power and its sister company SeaRoc have been awarded a contract by EDF to oversee the HSE and marine operations for the continued development of the Paimpol–Bréhat Tidal Farm in North Brittany, France. Natural Power France has provided consultancy services to EDF on a range of offshore developments in French waters. Until now, the services have […]

  • 15 November 2011

    Dublin hosted the Global CleanTech Cluster Awards last night, when 30 finalists from all over the world congregated in the capital… By Carmel Doyle (siliconrepublic) [mappress] Source: siliconrepublic, November 15, 2011; Image: openhydro

  • 21 January 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Nova Scotia’s recent tender for a berth at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) has attracted three qualified bidders, and two tidal turbine developers will win the chance to demonstrate their technology in the Minas Passage in the Bay of Fundy, home to the world’s highest tides. The province expects to announce the […]