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  • 18 February 2013
    Technology

    Recently, Airborne Marine has announced the first two successfully manufactured 1-shot RTM Tidal blades with embedded insert technology for Nautricity. These first two blades are part of a series of seven 4 metre blades for the 250KW test turbine. Nautricity will make the Mull of Kintyre the first test site for its innovative CoRMaT tidal […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Airborne Marine announced that the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) procedure of the seven Nautricity tidal blades was concluded positively early this month together with Nautricity Ltd. Airborne Marine will shortly ship the seven blades to the assembly site of Nautricity where the blades will be mounted on the turbine that will be installed at the […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Nautricity Ltd. and Fundy Tidal Inc. have signed an MoU to develop a 500kW tidal project in Nova Scotia, Canada’s Petit Passage. Nautricity is completing system testing of its CoRMaT and Hydro-buoy technologies at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) off the Orkney Islands in Scotland. The project at Petit Passage provides flows similar to those […]

  • 25 February 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Nautricity has secured a grid connected tidal test berth at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), following successful sea trials at EMEC’s non-grid connected site last year. In 2014, Nautricity tested its CoRMaT tidal energy converter and Hydrobuoy mooring system at EMEC’s Shapinsay Sound test site gaining experience of operating in real sea conditions. The […]

  • 14 May 2015

    Nautricity, the Scottish tidal energy developer, has been named Spinout Company of the Year at the New Energy and Cleantech Awards.   The University of Strathclyde spin-out company was recognised for its contribution to clean tech innovation and commercial success. The award was presented to Nautricity ‘s environmental policy analyst Stephanie Conesa at an awards dinner […]

  • 9 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Glasgow-based Nautricity deployed its 500KW CoRMaT device at the European Marine Energy Centre’s (EMEC) Shapinsay Sound test site on Wednesday, May 7th. The installation was carried out by Leask Marine vessels C-Salvor and C-Odyssey. The second generation 500KW device has been put in place alongside the company’s special mooring system. The device features seven 1-shot […]

  • 30 August 2012
    Technology

    After being awarded funding by the Scottish Government, Nautricity will make the Mull of Kintyre the first test site for its innovative CoRMaT tidal current turbine (TCT). The GBP 1.4 million of funding will be used towards the GBP 4.9 million cost of deploying its cutting-edge tidal power generation technology. The testing phase can begin […]

  • 6 March 2012

    There are several sites at Philippines that investors from UK find interesting for tidal energy ventures. Nautricity is a Scotland-based firm which develops technical solutions to generate electricity from current flows which occur naturally in the world’s oceans, seas, and estuaries. The company has already identified more than eight areas suitable for producing energy from […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Technology

    Airborne Composites was granted the contract to design & build 7 composite blades of almost 4m in length for a tidal turbine that is to be used for validation purposes. The plan is to commission the CoRMaT validation tidal turbine in Q3/2012 at the EMEC test centre in Scotland. In addition, discussions  have been concluded […]

  • 18 May 2011
    R&D

    In a groundbreaking move a tidal turbine is to be installed alongside the HQS WELLINGTON which is moored at Temple Steps in the heart of London. The former Royal Navy sloop, owned and operated by the WELLINGTON Trust, a maritime heritage and educational charity, is home to the Honourable Company of Master Mariners and special […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Technology

    Airborne Marine has announced the first two successfully manufactured 1-shot RTM Tidal blades with embedded insert technology. These first two blades are part of a series of seven 4 metre blades for the Nautricity 250KW test turbine, shortly to be deployed at the EMEC test site in Scotland. In the summer of 2013, this series […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Authorities

    Nautricity, the renewable energy company, has been given the go-ahead to develop one of the UK’s first ‘next generation’ tidal energy schemes in waters off the Mull of Kintyre. Marine Scotland has given consent for the deployment of the first Contra Rotating Marine Turbine (CoRMaT) device, capable of generating enough electricity to supply 400 homes, […]

  • 12 October 2011

    The Crown Estate has given the go-ahead for an investigation into the possibility of locating up to six tidal turbines in the Irish Sea that would generate enough electricity to supply 2,700 homes. Two Scottish companies, Nautricity Ltd, a Scottish developer of tidal generation technology, and Argyll Tidal Ltd are behind the scheme. The waters […]

  • 11 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    EMEC’s clients benefit from a range of ready-made and cost-minimising test and demonstration facilities in major wave and tidal resources. Significant infrastructure investments have been made to make it as easy as possible for technology developers to learn by doing, with full confidentiality of performance data.  In addition to EMEC’s grid-connected sites, EMEC also offers […]

  • 1 December 2014

    WWF Scotland Director Lang Banks has been named 2014 Champion of Renewables at Scottish Renewables’ Green Energy Awards. The environmentalist, described by judges as “an outsider who makes people understand why renewables are so vital”, bagged the coveted trophy at a 1,250-guest ceremony in Edinburgh last night (Nov 27). The awards, now in their 12th […]

  • 17 March 2014

    EMEC’s Max Carcas will be speaking at the Scottish Renewables Annual Conference and Exhibition taking this week, 18-19th March 2014 in Edinburgh. Max is speaking on Day 2 in the Finance Conference in the Wave and Tidal plenary (parallel 3B) alongside Cameron Johnston (Nautricity), Chris Stark (Scottish Government) and Ray Hunter (RES Offshore). Calum Davidson, […]

  • 22 May 2013

    In response to the latest announcement from The Crown Estate on leasing rounds;  Lindsay Leask, Senior Policy Manager for Scottish Renewables, said: “Scotland has already quickly established itself as the key destination for testing and delivery of wave and tidal devices with the world leading European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney.  “We therefore welcome The […]

  • 10 July 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Nanoelectronics research center imec, Ghent University, and their partners in the European FP7 project SMARTFIBER have demonstrated the world’s first miniaturized fiber-optical sensor system than can be fully embedded in a composite material. This achievement paves the way toward smart composites that enable continued and automatic monitoring of the structural health of the composite material […]

  • 2 February 2012

    CEO of a Glasgow-based tidal energy developer said that in order to keep UK competitive the Westminister government must keep an eye on the subsidy levels, reports Scotsman. Nautricity has deployed a tidal energy device alongside the HQS WELLINGTON which is moored at Temple Steps in the heart of London. Johnstone said that the rivals […]

  • 2 May 2011

    A STRATHCLYDE University spin-out company has developed a marine technology device, which it claims will produce the world’s first…   (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, May 02, 2011;

  • 14 May 2014

    EMEC will be exhibiting and speaking at the All-Energy Exhibition and Conference 2014 in Aberdeen next week on 21st and 22nd May 2014. Aquatera will provide an update on the Performance Review of Maritime Support Services for Orkney. The Scottish Government funded project has explored and characterised the performance of Orkney-located vessels and associated services […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Five marine energy developers will benefit from £7.9 million funding to further develop testing of new wave and tidal prototypes in the seas around Scotland, Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced. The second round of WATERS (Wave & Tidal Energy: Research, Development & Demonstration Support) funding is to enable Scottish developers and supply chain […]

  • 9 August 2011

    The United Kingdom’s coastlines have been a testing ground for tidal energy for years. This summer, Londoners are giving river power… By Melissa Mahony (smartplanet) [mappress] Source: smartplanet, August 09, 2011

  • 6 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The Component Analysis Workshop, jointly hosted by EMEC, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) in Glasgow, saw a great turn out on Wednesday 1st July. The workshop was run as part of a project looking to foster industry knowledge sharing around components that have failed in real-sea conditions and the […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities

    RES Offshore announced that applications made on behalf of Argyll Tidal Ltd to Marine Scotland and Argyll & Bute Council have recently been approved. The marine license and planning consent allows for the installation of a single, up to 500kW, demonstration tidal device off the Mull of Kintyre, a project which would have the ability […]

  • 6 May 2013

    A group of 10 energy specialists from South Africa visited Scotland this week to develop their knowledge in the field of Marine Energy. As well as meeting the Scottish Government experts, the group met with companies including Pelamis, Aquamarine Power and Nautricity. They also travelled to Orkney, where they visited the European Marine Energy Centre […]