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TechnipFMC invests in tidal energy


ABERDEEN, November 18, 2021 – TechnipFMC has signed an MoU with Scotland’s Orbital Marine Power to collaborate on delivering the first commercial-scale floating tidal field, the French technology provider announced on Wednesday.


The duo will use Orbital Marine Power’s floating turbine technology to harness underwater currents and export electricity to the shore.

“By combining our system integration capabilities with their technical expertise and differentiated turbine technology, we will scale-up our combined offering to deliver more renewable energy to the market,” said Luana Duffé, executive vice-president of new energy ventures at TechnipFMC.