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Open Hydro

  1. 1. OpenHydro September 2011 © OpenHydro Group Limited 2011 | Confidential | James Ives
  2. 2. Technology <ul><li>Open-Centre Turbine </li></ul><ul><li>The key to the Open-Centre Turbine lies in the simplicity of design. </li></ul><ul><li>If a turbine is to survive in the marine environment it is essential that it be both simple and robust. </li></ul><ul><li>OpenHydro owns the worldwide rights to the technology; portfolio of over 30 secured or pending patents. </li></ul>
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  4. 4. European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) <ul><li>Focal point of OpenHydro's turbine Research & Development. </li></ul>Technology
  5. 5. Technology <ul><li>Turbine Testing </li></ul><ul><li>Testing performed at European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney off the coast of northern Scotland. </li></ul><ul><li>No ‘soft option’ with some of Europe's strongest tides (8.5 knots). </li></ul><ul><li>For commercial deployments, OpenHydro do not regard piled structures as viable. </li></ul>OpenHydro’s Turbine Research Structure
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  7. 7. Technology <ul><li>Subsea Installation </li></ul><ul><li>Our experience has shown us that the appropriate equipment for installing tidal turbines does not exist in the general marine market. </li></ul><ul><li>This new deployment method turns a difficult and lengthy project of many months into a quick and cost-efficient single day operation. </li></ul><ul><li>A cost effective deployment method is essential for developing commercial farms . </li></ul>
  8. 8. Commercial Developments <ul><li>Group Structure </li></ul><ul><li>OpenHydro Group Ltd is organised into two principal operating groups: </li></ul>
  9. 9. EDF Électricité De France (EDF) <ul><li>Installation of 4 x 16m Open-Centre Turbines for EDF in Brittany (2011/12). </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>EDF Paimpol-Bréhat Project </li></ul><ul><li>The EDF Paimpol-Bréhat project will see OpenHydro initially install a single 16m turbine rated at 2MW in 2011 followed by an array of grid connected units in 2012. </li></ul>EDF
  11. 11. EDF
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  19. 19. SnoPUD SnoPUD <ul><li>Installation of 2 x Open-Centre Turbines in the Puget Sound, Washington State. </li></ul>
  20. 20. NSPI Nova Scotia Power Inc (NSPI) <ul><li>Ongoing partnership with Emera / Nova Scotia Power in the Bay of Fundy. </li></ul>
  21. 21. ARE Alderney Renewable Energy (ARE) <ul><li>Partnership with ARE for development of Alderney site with 3GW potential. </li></ul>
  22. 22. EDF EN / DCNS EDF Energies Nouvelles / DCNS <ul><li>Development of a tidal farm in France in partnership with EDF EN/DCNS. </li></ul>
  23. 23. SSE Renewables SSE Renewables <ul><li>Awarded license in UK for 200MW joint venture with SSE Renewables (Airtricity). </li></ul>
  24. 24. Bord Gáis Bord Gáis <ul><li>Joint venture targeting the development of a 100MW tidal farm in Irish waters. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Commercial Developments Global Resource <ul><li>An industry estimated to be worth €100bn - €200bn in equipment sales. </li></ul>
  26. 26. OpenHydro <ul><li>Company Background </li></ul><ul><li>OpenHydro was formed in 2004 following the acquisition of the world technology rights to the Open-Centre Turbine. </li></ul><ul><li>Experienced Board and Management with relevant engineering and commercial experience. </li></ul><ul><li>OpenHydro’s team is currently 60 and growing. </li></ul>
  27. 27. OpenHydro OpenHydro Team <ul><li>OpenHydro has targeted the recruitment of exceptional individuals from international organisations with transferable skills. </li></ul>
  28. 28. OpenHydro <ul><li>Cost of Energy </li></ul><ul><li>OpenHydro are targeting a cost of energy equivalent to offshore wind. </li></ul><ul><li>OpenHydro has secured very positive experience in reduction in capital costs from the EDF project. </li></ul><ul><li>Economies of scale will drive these down to onshore wind levels. </li></ul>OpenHydro’s Turbine Research Structure
  29. 29. OpenHydro <ul><li>Funding </li></ul><ul><li>OpenHydro has secured €80 million in funding since incorporation. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2011 DCNS, a French Marine Industrial, secured an 8% stake. </li></ul><ul><li>DCNS have provided industrial support to the EDF project. </li></ul><ul><li>OpenHydro will raise further finance in 2012. </li></ul>OpenHydro’s Turbine Research Structure
  30. 30. Questions © OpenHydro Group Limited 2011 | Confidential | James Ives