Embarrassment as OpenHydro leaves Naughten high and dry

Embarrassment as OpenHydro leaves Naughten high and dry
EU Commissioner Karmenu Vella and Minister Denis Naughten check out the OpenHydro turbine at an exhibition in Cherbourg last June. Naughten had specially flown over for the event

There was little indication of the possibility of triggering a liquidation process beforehand

It has emerged that Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten was dragged over to France for a sea turbine factory launch by Naval – just a month before it applied to wind up OpenHydro.

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