ECN awards marine renewables contract

OE Staff
Thursday, May 21, 2015

A consortium formed by Hydro Group and Wenex Equipments has successfully secured a US$3.9 million marine renewables contract.

The contract involves the manufacturing and installation of array cabling infrastructure on the SEM-REV marine renewable energy project, which is located 16 nautical-mi off the coast of Le Croisic.

Awarded by Ecole Centrale Nates (ECN), the six-month contract brings together a group of companies comprising of Hydro Group, ETPO, Assystem, PSM, Tetis and Flowline Specialists. Hydro Group will install its marine renewable connectors and power distribution hub at the site later this year.

Hydro Group will be exhibiting its marine renewable energy products and expertise with support from the French regional consortium partners at the THETIS  Marine Renewable Energy Conference in Nantes, France, from 20 May 2015 to 21 May 2015.

Graham Wilkie, sales director at Hydro Group, said: “The project is a key offshore wave energy test site, and the consortium brings together first-class equipment, technology and expertise, all recognized by ECN as offering significant benefit and flexibility to its facility.” 

Image: Hydro Group logo/ Hydro Group

Categories: Engineering Construction Renewables Contract

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