The Paimpol-Bréhat tidal demonstration site is located in French Brittany, North East of the Ile de Bréhat.

  • Coordinates : 48°54.5815′ N ; 2°53.44897′ O
  • Consented area : 3.5 ha

Capture film surface area

Real ocean conditions

  • Water depth: 35 – 40 m LAT
  • Tidal range: -26 m LAT and -42 m LAT
  • Wave height (Hs): 8-9 m
  • Maximum depth-average velocity over the test site in m/s:
    • Exceptional spring tide : [2.4 : 3.1]
    • Medium spring tide : [2.1 : 2.8]
    • Neap tide : [1.1 : 1.5]
  • Rocky seabed
  • Strong biofouling activity for severe environment testing

câbles-tête de connexion WET export

Connected to the French national grid

  • Up to 2.5 MW
  • DC power export – 15 km of cable
  • 8MW, 360A
  • Max 8 f.o.

Capture film up to 2.5 MW

Live tides data

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Capture couverture Documentation technique

We provide you with free instructions and details of the test site: history and location of the site, environmental data, consenting & administrative requirements, electrical connection details.