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  • 1 April 2013

    Verdant Power founders are planning to install up to 30 turbines with the total capacity of 1MW in the East Channel of the East River, writes The Day news portal. Ron Smith, co-founder of Verdant Power said for The Day: “The 1 megawatt these will generate is trivial.” “But by 2020 to 2040, these kinds […]

  • 28 May 2013

      Deputy Rob Duhamel, Jersey Minister for Planning and Environment, thinks that Jersey needs to harness the potential of the tides that are flowing around the island, reports BBC. Duhamel said: “A key issue was recognising that we have energy dense waters and it is a resource that could be exploited.“ “But any exploiting of […]

  • 12 August 2015
    R&D

    A new report on tidal energy has been published. The report contains the latest update on Meygen, Bay of Fundy, La Rance, Raz Blanchard, Swansea Bay and Bristol Channel, as well as individual perspectives for commercialising the sector and its supply chain. Numerous pre-commercial projects are being spearheaded by France, Canada and the UK in 2015. How […]

  • 22 June 2011
    R&D

    THE tide floods in and out of Poole Harbour twice a day every day and now a plan is being proposed to harness that huge force…   By Diana Henderson (bournemouthecho) [mappress] Source: bournemouthecho, June 22, 2011;

  • 7 June 2011

    Electricity powered by the sun and the wind has long stood at the forefront of the green energy sector, but the attraction of a more … By Michael Glanfield (iomtoday) [mappress] Source: iomtoday, June 07, 2011;

  • 10 July 2014

    The Crown Estate, manager of the UK seabed, has announced that it has agreed seabed rights for six new wave and tidal current demonstration zones and five new wave and tidal current sites around the UK. Of the 11 zones and sites announced the RYA is particularly concerned with plans to place a further tidal […]

  • 14 September 2011

    As the tidal industry moves towards full scale multi megawatt arrays, one of the main challenges facing the sector is lowering projects…   (tidaltoday) [mappress] Source: tidaltoday, September 14, 2011

  • 20 March 2014
    R&D, Technology

    A research group at Brown is working on a solution to gather tidal energy in shallow water, where the ebb and flow move fastest and the energy potential is highest. Led by Shreyas Mandre, assistant professor of engineering, the group is developing a hydrofoil — a water wing — as a means to harvest tidal […]

  • 29 March 2011

    The world’s largest tidal stream energy development is set to be built off the west coast of Scotland.   by Simon (biggreensmile) [mappress] Source: biggreensmile, March 29, 2011  

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    North Wales Tidal Energy & Coastal Protection, a company aiming to harness tidal energy along the North Wales coast, was launched at the end of last month.  The newly opened company plans to work with local communities and explore tidal resources in the area to eventually set up tidal systems, which will bring cheaper and […]

  • 7 November 2014

    Under the serious pressure of energy shortages and environmental pollution, China has formulated various strategy measures to accelerate the development of renewable energy technologies. Among them the medium and long-term China’s target, increasing the portion of renewable energy in the final primary energy consumption to 15 per cent by 2020, was set in Medium and […]

  • 8 January 2013

    France’s Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA) is planning to harness the power of the sea, reports NewNet. Since the port of Cherbourg is located close to the Raz Blanchard, which is known for strong currents, this makes it ideal for tidal energy development. To be able to install tidal generators, the port needs to be […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Siemens announced its proposal to divest its ocean power generation business, in particular Marine Current Turbines (MCT), based in Bristol, United Kingdom. This restructuring would affect 45 employees in the Hydro & Ocean unit in Siemens Division Wind Power & Renewables. It is expected that the divestment will need several months to be completed. This […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    In an effort to stabilize and reduce energy prices, False Pass is looking into harnessing tidal power, writes Alaska Public Media. A study that kicked off in 2012 found “only the best tidal current we’ve ever measured,” said the lead scientist Bruce Wright. According to Wright, this would enable the production of enough electricity for […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Authorities

    Maine Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology has unanimously voted to give the bill LD 295, intended to promote tidal energy projects, an ought not to pass recommendation. The rejection followed mostly negative testimonial on behalf of Washington County residents and organizational leaders. Only three out of 20 testimonials was in favour of tidal energy. […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Tocardo Tidal Turbines has acquired Royal IHC’s tidal division, which is a new step in the expansion of Tocardo’s operations in the Netherlands and internationally. “The acquisition of IHC Tidal Energy is a welcome addition to the product range of Tocardo and offers us additional opportunities to perform tidal energy projects around the world,” said […]

  • 7 May 2013

    A French delegation visited Alderney to discuss the tidal energy project which could have a total capacity of up to 6GW, channelonline.tv informed. Among many visitors, Alderney politicians and the directors of Alderney Renewable Energy welcomed the president of the General Conseil de la Manche, Jean-Francois Le Grand and representatives from renewable energy industry. Francois […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    French and Indonesian marine energy technology companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to supply low cost renewable electricity to remote areas of Indonesia. SABELLA, PLP and MEINDO signed an MOU on February 11,  with an aim to produce and deploy turbines with a 100 kW-2,500 kW capacity to harness marine currents of Indonesia waters, which are among […]

  • 14 February 2014
    R&D

    Partrac will organize a workshop on turbulence at tidal energy sites on Wednesday, February 26, in Belfast. The workshop ‘From Big Whorls to Little Whorls: The impact of turbulence at tidal energy sites’ is sponsored by The Crown Estate and The Carbon Trust, and will run prior to RenewableUK Wave & Tidal Conference & Exhibition. […]

  • 8 March 2013

    A study for the assessment of tidal energy potential in the country has been conducted by the Central Electricity Authority. According to the study, there is an estimated potential of about 7000 MW in the Gulf of Cambay, 1200 MW in the Gulf of Kutch in the State of Gujarat and about 100 MW in […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Research and Markets has added the “Tidal Energy: Current Status and Future Outlook” report to its offering. This study provides a technology overview of the different tidal energy technologies currently available in the market and also technologies which are being developed currently. The study discusses about various technical features in a tidal energy system and also the tidal […]

  • 26 March 2014
    R&D, Technology

    The video below shows the deployment of a sea spider 200 feet down into Admiralty Inlet to collect data on the conditions and critters of the proposed tidal turbine site. A team from the University of Washington carried out the deployment.  A few days ago, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a 10-year pilot […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Technology

    Cobscook Bay Tidal Energy Project is the first phase of the Ocean Renewable Power Company’s (ORPC) Maine Tidal Energy Project, and the first commercial, grid-connected ocean energy project in the United States. In 2012, following FERC approval, ORPC began the Maine Tidal Energy Project by installing a commercial TidGen™ Power System in Cobscook Bay. Check […]

  • 9 October 2014

    There is a lot to tell about marine renewable energy. The industry is developing fast, promising initiatives are being undertaken and there is a great need for renewable energy. Delegates of Offshore Energy have the opportunity to be informed in half a day about recent technical inventions, field experiences of a number of partnerships as well […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Chancellor George Osborne has issued the Autumn Statement which sets out the next stage of the government’s long-term economic plan. According to the document the government is working to bring private capital into the Green Investment Bank through a new fund for private investment in operational offshore wind assets and wider options. The government will […]

  • 27 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Minas Basin Pulp and Power Co. Ltd. (MBPP) is paving the way for coastal communities in Nova Scotia to compete in a growing industry. In 2008, the provincial government gave MBPP, a Hantsport-based pulp and power production company, the go-ahead to develop North America’s first tidal power observation facility — a multi-million dollar project that […]