OpenHydro Wins Prestigious Renewable Energy Award

OpenHydro, the Irish tidal energy technology company, has been named Best Company in the ‘Other Renewable Energy’ category by the Global Cleantech Cluster Association. Winning the GCCA Later Stage Award demonstrates OpenHydro’s significant success in the growing cleantech industry. OpenHydro was nominated for the GCCA Later Stage Award by GCCA Member Cluster An tSlí Ghlas, … Read more

OpenHydro Selected as Finalist For Major Global Award

Irish tidal energy company, OpenHydro 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 … Read more

Irish Tidal Energy Company Announces Jobs Expansion

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 with … Read more

Ocean Energy Could Create 70,000 Jobs and be Worth €120 Billion

At a recent meeting of Irish and international ocean energy experts, John Mullins, chief executive of Bord Gais, spoke of his concern that not enough investment and planning is being put into developing Ireland’s ocean energy resources, an industry which could create up to 70,000 jobs and deliver a cumulative benefit of €120 billion to … Read more

OpenHydro Sells 8% Stake For €14 Million

DCNS, a leader in naval defence and an innovative player in energy, and OpenHydro, the Irish tidal renewable energy specialist, have signed a strategic agreement that will enable the companies to combine their marine engineering strengths in the tidal energy market. As part of the agreement, DCNS has acquired an 8% holding in OpenHydro for … Read more

Bord Gais Energy Invests in OpenHydro

Bord Gais Energy is taking a shareholding in OpenHydro, the Irish tidal renewable energy company. OpenHydro and Bord Gais Energy have also formed a joint venture focused on the development of a utility scale tidal farm off the coast of Ireland. Bord Gais Energy will initially invest Eur1million in OpenHydro, which specialises in the design … Read more