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  1. Organizations teaming up for marine energy research in France's Basse-Normandie region

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    Thu, 10 Apr 2014

    Mission for Innovation (MIRIADE) and signed an agreement that establishes a new marine and hydrokinetics research network in France 's Basse-Normandie region. Called the MRE Research and Innovation Network, the organization unites 21 organizations with

  2. France municipality seeks dam safety work on Meurthe River

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    Tue, 28 Jan 2014

    instrumentation of dams on the Meurthe River in France . A site visit was scheduled February 4 with bids due February 25. France 's navigable waterways agency took ..... French canals. Utility Electricite de France took bids the year before for inspection

  1. Fortum, DCNS, AW-Energy sign agreement for wave energy project in France

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    Thu, 19 Sep 2013

    5 MW wave energy project off the Brittany coast in northwest France . Per the agreement, Fortum will be responsible for the project ..... The Brittany coast was also the site of an Electricite de France (EDF) and OpenHydro Group Ltd. sea test that was announced

  2. France's EDF awards contract for concrete repairs at Chambon Dam

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    Mon, 10 Dec 2012

    Electricite de France (EDF) has awarded a contract to Bouygues Travaux Publics Regions France to rehabilitate concrete at the Chambon Dam on the Romanche River in eastern France . EDF, which last sought bids for the work in November , requires

  3. France's CNR renews call for 700-kW fishway generator at 60-MW Sauveterre hydro project

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    Mon, 11 Mar 2013

    hydro plant at the 60-MW Sauveterre hydropower project on France 's Rhone River. Bids are due March 28. CNR, which owns 18 ..... Compagnie Nationale du Rhone, 2 rue Andre Bonin, 69316 Lyon, France ; (33) 47-2001836; E-mail: s.dubut@cnr.tm.fr

  4. Rouby of Cognac wins bid for work at France's 5.9-MW Panneciere hydroelectric project

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    Mon, 29 Oct 2012

    contract to Rouby of Cognac for work at the 5.9-MW Panneciere hydropower plant on France 's Yonne River. Hydrostadium, a subsidiary of Electricite de France (EDF), last took bids for the work in June . As per the contract, Rouby of Cognac

  5. Modernizations under way at France's 5-MW Pont Baldy hydropower plant

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    Tue, 23 Oct 2012

    Energie Developpement Services du Brianconnais (EDSB) is modernizing its 5-MW Pont Baldy hydroelectric plant in Briancon, France . Alstom is working on the rehabilitation, replacing the automatic voltage regulator with a digital control system known as

  6. Sea tests begin for first unit of France's 8-MW Paimpol-Brehat tidal

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    Thu, 8 Sep 2011

    Electricite de France (EDF) and Irish tidal power developer OpenHydro ..... announced the start of sea testing for the first unit of France 's 8-MW Paimpol-Brehat tidal power project, on France 's northern Brittany coast. The companies said

  7. Spherical valves sought for France's 16-MW Guerledan

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    Wed, 20 Oct 2010

    Electricite de France (EDF) seeks bids to replace three spherical ..... MW Guerledan hydroelectric plant on France 's Blavet River. Bids are due November ..... Jean Girard Madoux, 73026 Chambery, France ; (33) 479266814; Fax: (33) 479266803

  8. Penstock replacement sought for France's 300-MW Malgovert

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    Wed, 6 Oct 2010

    Electricite de France (EDF) seeks bids for partial replacement ..... MW Malgovert hydroelectric plant in France 's Savoie Region. Bids are due October ..... Jean Girard Madoux, 73026 Chambery, France ; (33) 479264930; Fax: (33) 479266802