TIGER: Tidal Stream Industry Energiser outlook, the tide is turning

WEDNESDAY, 19 October 11:15 – 13:15 Room 9

TIGER is the biggest ever Interreg project driving collaboration and cost reduction of tidal turbine installations in the UK and France. The project will enable tidal stream energy to become a greater part of the energy mix, with significant benefits for coastal communities.

TIGER invites you to a supply chain event which brings together leading industry players, site operators and world leading tidal technology & project developers, at the forefront of tidal stream deployment. The event aims to raise awareness and accelerate the growth of the tidal stream energy sector and opportunities in its supply chain.


11:15 – 11:30 TIGER Welcome & Intro & UK/FR MRE Supply Chain Portal launch – Simon Cheeseman, ORE Catapult

11:30 – 11:45 Tidal Stream Industry Cost Reduction Pathway report update insight – Ciaran Frost, ORE Catapult

11:45 – 11:55 OPEN-C France’s National test framework & Paimpol Bréhat update – Nicolas Gerard, EDF

11:55 – 12:15 Tidal Stream Cost Reduction – The Reality – Drew Blaxland, Normandie Hydroliennes

12:15 – 12:35 Cost reduction strategy towards commercialization – Marta Garcia, Magallanes Renovables

12:35 – 12:55 Orbital O2 cost reduction roadmap – Chris Milne, Orbital Marine Power

12:55 – 13:15 Q&A panel session open floor – speakers take questions from the audience


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