France plunges into tidal and offshore wind energy with latest leasing rounds

Jessica Shankleman
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GDF Suez, Alstom and EDF among winners of Alderney Race tidal pilot round as government plans new offshore wind farm tender next year

France's emerging marine energy sector received a major boost this week, after the government announced plans to progress with two new tidal power schemes and said it would next year launch another offshore...

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