Nova Scotian outfit Black Rock Tidal Power has hired Nils Hirsch as general manager and named Sue Molloy as vice president of strategy and policy.

Hirsch is a mechanical engineer who specialises in marine engineering innovation, including the management of tidal energy projects.

Molloy is the company’s former general manager. She has a PhD in naval architecture and ocean engineering.

Black Rock Tidal Power chair of the board of directors Niels Lange said: “The leadership of Black Rock Tidal Power continues to grow.

“We have exceptional expertise on the ground in Nova Scotia and anticipate that our overall workforce will double in size by this fall.”

Image: Bay of Fundy (Province of Nova Scotia)