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  • 25 July 2014

    Nova Innovation, the Edinburgh-based tidal energy company has appointed Ian Marchant, the former SSE Chief Executive, as Chairman. Ian Marchant was head of the UK energy firm SSE for over 10 years before standing down in 2013. Since then he has taken director and chairman roles with selected companies including Aggreko, Wood Group and Infinis. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Atlantis Resources Limited’s Canadian subsidiary has been awarded a Feed-in Tariff (FiT) for up to 4.5 megawatts of tidal generation to be deployed at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) in Nova Scotia, Canada. The Developmental Feed-In-Tariff award of C$530 (£292) per megawatt hour (MWh) provides revenue support for Atlantis to deploy and […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Authorities

    The province of Nova Scotia is asking Nova Scotians for their thoughts on a discussion paper about the approval process for larger-scale tidal devices. This fulfills another commitment of the province’s Marine Renewable Energy Strategy. “The Marine Renewable Energy Strategy outlines how we plan to work together for research, development and regulation to guide tidal […]

  • 10 April 2012

    A sales pitch by Nova Innovation on local tidal energy generation was held on April 7 at the Eilean Eisdeal, the community trust on Easdale Island, Forargyll informs. Last year Nova Innovation engaged in consultations with Eilean Eisdeal and neighbouring slate islands of Luing and Seil, on advantages and disadvantages of potential tidal turbine installation […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia will have an opportunity to showcase the province’s marine renewable energy resources, skills and expertise to more than 650 delegates from 25 countries attending the International Conference on Ocean Energy from Nov. 4-6 in Halifax, Canada. The fifth, bi-annual event is being held outside Europe for the first time. It will be hosted […]

  • 25 February 2014

    With industry experts gathering in Belfast for the Renewable UK Wave & Tidal conference, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and Nova Innovation Ltd have launched a joint project to better understand tidal resource in order to maximise energy generation from tidal devices. Nova Innovation Ltd, supported by the ORE Catapult, is launching the Tidal […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Tidal technology group, OpenHydro, a DCNS company, and its Canadian partner Emera Inc. have formally launched a new joint venture business, called Cape Sharp Tidal. The announcement was made at the fifth International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE), which is taking place 4-6th November in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The objective of Cape Sharp Tidal is […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S.-based NovaVis, the Virginia Offshore Wind Coalition (VOW) and Germany’s WAB e.V.; Windenergie-Agentur have agreed to use the NovaVis supply chain technology in order to build the Trans-Atlantic Bridge. The “bridge” consists of a singular hub of collaboration and exchange among German and U.S. entities. Industry sectors are expected to enjoy next generation technology coordination and collaboration in […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The world’s first community-owned tidal power turbine in Scotland has started exporting electricity to the local grid, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has revealed. The turbine will power up to 30 homes, a locally owned ice plant and Cullivoe Harbour Industrial Estate on North Yell, Shetland. The turbine sits on the seabed at a depth of […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Irish-based DP Energy has signed an agreement with the government of Canada’s province of Nova Scotia to join the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) and install a 4.5-megawatt in-stream tidal energy project at the FORCE test site in Parrsboro. DP Energy, the fifth developer to join the FORCE, has plans to install three 1.5-megawatt turbines […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Authorities

    The Chronicle Herald says that the Nova Scotia Energy Department asked the provincial Utility and Review Board to begin with the process of setting a price for electricity from test turbines in the Bay of Fundy, which are scheduled to be connected to the power grid next year. This move will help the government’s plans […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Tribute Resources Inc., Fundy Tidal Inc., and Tocardo International BV have defined terms for a strategic partnership to develop 3 MW of tidal power at three locations in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada. The partnership outlines terms for the proposed participation by TRB and Tocardo of a strategic interest in Fundy Tidal as […]

  • 5 June 2014

    Nova Scotia is preparing to host up to 900 leaders and experts in the global marine renewable energy industry this November when the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) comes to town. The conference and Nova Scotia’s sector experts are being highlighted as part of Oceans Week. “ICOE has become the most significant event for […]

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

    The Island of Yell, one of the North Isles of Shetland, Scotland could soon house the world’s first community-owned tidal energy generator, as the necessary components have arrived there and are waiting to be assembled. The installation of the 30kW tidal project, developed by the North Yell Development Council, will start within a week, subject […]

  • 27 April 2015
    R&D

    A new study commissioned by the Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) shows tidal energy could reduce Canada’s dependence on fossil fuels and create a new industry that offers significant socio-economic benefits across the nation. The study, Value Proposition for Tidal Energy Development in Nova Scotia, Atlantic Canada and Canada, describes the potential opportunity […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Nova Scotia Government is exploring adding another berth at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE). Energy Minister Andrew Younger made the announcement yesterday, Nov. 4, at the International Conference on Ocean Energy in Halifax. The province is in discussions with Ireland-based renewable energy development company DP Energy about installing a 4.5-megawatt tidal stream […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Following the successful deployment of the world’s first community owned tidal turbine in Shetland, Nova Innovation (Scotland) and ELSA (Belgium) have secured funding to build the Shetland Tidal Array – potentially the world’s first in-sea tidal array.  The £3.75M investment package supported by Scottish Enterprise will deliver this pioneering project and accelerate the growth of […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The governments of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador and NSP Maritime Link Inc., a subsidiary of Emera, participated in a ground-breaking ceremony at the Bottom Brook construction site in Newfoundland and Labrador to recognize the start of construction of the Maritime Link Project. Nova Scotia Energy Minister, Andrew Younger, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Minister of […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Technology

    Tidal technology company, OpenHydro, has been selected by the Nova Scotia Department of Energy in Canada for a tidal energy demonstration project at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) test site. OpenHydro was selected as part of a competitive process undertaken by the Department in its drive to progress the development of a […]

  • 15 May 2012
    Authorities

    Nova Scotia has taken another step towards turning its abundant ocean energy resources into an affordable supply of clean, renewable electricity. The province released a plan today, May 14, that outlines how it will use local expertise and knowledge to develop the emerging energy sector. The Marine Renewable Energy Strategy contains broad policy, economic and […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Nova Scotia’s recent tender for a berth at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) has attracted three qualified bidders, and two tidal turbine developers will win the chance to demonstrate their technology in the Minas Passage in the Bay of Fundy, home to the world’s highest tides. The province expects to announce the […]

  • 11 February 2011
    Technology

    Nova Scotia’s bid to become a North American leader in the development, supply and support of tidal energy projects took another step forward today with the announcement that an international consortium will test one of the world’s largest tidal turbines in the Bay of Fundy’s aggressive marine environment. Atlantis Resources Corporation, a world-leading tidal technology […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Nova Scotia and the United Kingdom will work together to advance tidal research to help the future development of the industry.   A memorandum of understanding between the province, the Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia and the United Kingdom’s Technology Strategy Board will encourage joint research in order to improve the technology required […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    A study into the location and development of a proposed tidal power servicing centre in the port of Digby will proceed with assistance from the Government of Canada. The announcement was made today by Greg Kerr, MP for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    OERA is inviting submissions of Expressions of Interest (EOI) as a first step, followed by a request for detailed proposals from qualified applicants – to provide a comprehensive assessment of the value proposition and potential economic value of tidal power development to Nova Scotia, the Atlantic region and Canada.    The value proposition will serve […]