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  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has appointed Nick Clarke to the post of Strategy Manager, Offshore Renewables. Nick will be responsible for the strategy of its offshore wind and marine technology programmes. He will work closely with Simon Cheeseman, the ETI’s Marine programme manager and Andrew Scott, the ETI’s Offshore Wind programme manager. He will […]

  • 12 March 2013

    The MP for Meriden, Caroline Spelman, has officially opened The Energy Technologies Institute’s (ETI) new Birmingham office. The office is the centre for the ETI’s Smart Systems and Heat technology programme. Once fully occupied more than 30 engineers, programme delivery, technology strategy and support staff will be employed on site. The ETI currently employs 70 […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has appointed Stuart Bradley to the post of Offshore Renewables Strategy Manager. Stuart will be responsible for the strategy of its offshore wind and marine technology programmes, and will work closely with Simon Cheeseman, the ETI’s Marine programme manager and Andrew Scott, the ETI’s Offshore Wind programme manager. He will […]

  • 21 October 2015
    R&D

    Floating offshore wind has the potential to deliver cost effective, secure and safe low carbon energy for the UK from the mid 2020s according to the latest insights report published by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI). With continued technology and supply chain development there is a clear and credible route to delivering commercial offshore wind […]

  • 16 August 2012
    R&D

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has welcomed a trio of reports issued today by the Low Carbon Innovation Co-ordination Group (LCICG). The ETI is a founding member of the LCICG. The three Technology Innovation Needs Assessment (TINA) reports on Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS), Marine Energy and Electricity Networks & Storage (EN&S) explore the commercial […]

  • 17 December 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Blade Dynamics has announced that the design phase of their ‘Very Long Blade Project’ for the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has successfully concluded and that the prototyping phase will now begin. Blade Dynamics will now assemble an approximately 80-metre long blade prototype, and will begin static and fatigue tests before the end of 2014. Siemens […]

  • 17 April 2014
    R&D

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has welcomed the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Report on Mitigation of Climate Change. The IPCC report highlights that whilst there are many pathways to emissions reduction the specific circumstances of individual countries and preferences of consumers and voters will influence the choice of pathway. Major technological change […]

  • 25 March 2013

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has selected The Glosten Associates as the company which will design its offshore wind floating platform system demonstrator. Glosten, a US-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm, will design a tension leg platform (TLP) by developing what is commonly known as a Front End Engineering Design Study (FEED.) The PelaStar […]

  • 12 March 2012

    The ETI will be exhibiting and speaking at the Renewable UK Wave and Tidal Conference at the EICC in Edinburgh on 15 March. Deputy Chief Engineer Richard Knight will be speaking in the Panel Debate on New Wave Design Chaired by broadcaster Stephen Sackur at 12.15pm in the Sidlaw Auditorium. The ETI will be on […]

  • 25 February 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Tidal stream energy can have a significant role to play in the UK’s future energy system and has the potential to compete with other low carbon energy sources on cost, according to a new report published today by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI). However, the future for a cost competitive wave energy industry is less […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has recommended more emphasis to be placed on floating foundations in order to access the best offshore wind resources in the UK and pave the way to subsidy-free offshore wind farms in 2050 energy mix. Floating platform solutions should be further derisked, as at the moment, investors and developers still favour […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Atlantis, owner of the world’s largest planned tidal stream energy project, MeyGen, has been awarded a £7.5 million two year contract with the UK’s Energy Technologies Institute (“ETI”) to deliver a multi-turbine foundation structure which will support a further two turbines at the Atlantis-owned MeyGen tidal stream array in the Pentland Firth, Scotland. The agreement […]

  • 6 September 2013

    Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility in Cornwall, has applied for consent to install and operate a floating wind platform demonstrator. The application for both a Section 36 electricity consent and a Marine Licence has been submitted to the UK’s Marine Management Organisation and follows Wave Hub’s selection by the Energy Technologies Institute […]

  • 28 February 2011
    R&D

    Vertical axis wind turbines could provide a credible alternative to traditional horizontal offshore turbines in some circumstances, according to a project commissioned by the Energy Technologies Institute. The £2.8m Nova project, a UK-based consortia of Wind Power Limited, OTM Consulting, Cranfield University, , the University of Strathclyde, Sheffield University, James Ingram & Associates, CEFAS and […]

  • 25 March 2013
    R&D

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has selected The Glosten Associates as the company which will design its offshore wind floating platform system demonstrator. Glosten, a US-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm, will design a tension leg platform (TLP) by developing what is commonly known as a Front End Engineering Design Study (FEED.) The PelaStar […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is investigating whether it could use Wave Hub, the world’s largest wave energy test site, to accommodate floating offshore wind turbines as part of a demonstration project valued at over £25 million. Plans for the offshore wind floating system demonstration project, which would open up new areas off the coast […]

  • 24 April 2013

    HR Wallingford and the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) have launched SMARTtide, a unique tidal energy modelling tool. SMARTtide stands for Simulated Marine Array Resource Testing model and is designed for use by the tidal industry. It covers the UK’s continental shelf and north-west European coastline. The powerful suite of models identifies the most efficient sites […]

  • 10 September 2015
    R&D

    The UK needs innovation to help meet its carbon targets, but successful low carbon innovation should not just focus on technological breakthroughs, according to a new report by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI). Successful innovation has several critical components, including how to inspire market confidence and attract finance and investment as well as understanding the […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    A new roadmap developed by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) and the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has identified the research and development areas that need to be addressed to make marine energy cost competitive with other energy technologies. Marine energy resources, consisting of wave and tidal stream energy, are abundant in UK waters. Although […]

  • 7 May 2015
    R&D, Technology

    ETI Offshore Renewables Programme Manager Andrew Scott presented at the Offshore Wind 4: Floating Turbines session at All-Energy 2015 on ‘the 2050 potential for floating foundations in UK waters’. In his presentation, Scott said that floating wind concept is not about going far offshore, but about making best use of good wind resources close enough […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Technology

    Recently, the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) and Blade Dynamics announced their cooperation on the development of the world’s largest wind turbine blades. The blades will be between 80 to 100 metres in length, incorporating carbon fibre rather than conventional fibre glass. This compares with blades currently deployed offshore, which are between 60 to 75 metres […]

  • 31 March 2011

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has started the search for organisations and consortia capable of designing and demonstrating low-…   (energytechnologies) [mappress] Source: energytechnologies, March 31, 2011

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has appointed Blade Dynamics to develop and demonstrate the technologies for constructing what are expected to be the world’s longest wind turbine blades ever built. As part of the £15.5 million project the ETI will become an equity investor in the Isle of Wight-based blade developer – helping with technology […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Business & Finance

     A project by the Energy Technologies Institute to identify ways of providing a cost effective deployment of tidal stream technologies at commercial scale in UK waters, has been announced at All-Energy by Charles Hendry, the Minister of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change. The Tidal Energy Converter (TEC) System Demonstrator project will […]

  • 23 May 2013

    ETI Offshore Wind Programme Manager Andrew Scott presented “Longer Blades and Floating Structures; Key technology innovations to drive down UK Offshore Wind cost of energy” at All Energy on Thursday 23rd May 10.30-12.15. The All-Energy Exhibition & Conference is the UK’s largest renewable energy event taking place in ‘Europe’s Energy City’, Aberdeen, on 22 & […]

  • 28 September 2011

      The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has announced plans to take wave energy to the next level with a project to design and demonstrate a low-cost wave energy converter system. Marine energy technologies have the potential to play an important role with other offshore renewables in enabling the UK to meet its long-term CO2 emissions […]