Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from March 27 until April 2, 2017.
Atlantis has signed a Preferred Supplier Agreement with SBS for the supply of turbines, engineering services and equipment for a 150MW tidal stream array in Lombok, Indonesia. The project will be supported via a 25-year power purchase agreement with PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN), the state-owned electrical utility company.
DCNS Energies and PT AIR have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) designed to deliver a roadmap for the engineering, industrial development and commercial ramp-up of a tidal energy industry in Indonesia. As part of the framework of this agreement, DCNS Energies and PT AIR will combine their complementary skills and capabilities to analyze and assess the commercial and economic conditions required to build a tidal energy industry.
Tidetec and MJ2 Technologies presented a new tidal turbine intended for small-scale tidal barrage application. The main market the companies are eyeing is installation of VLH turbines in already existing infrastructure.
Marine solutions provider Malin Group has been awarded a turnkey contract by Minesto AB to provide concept, design, fabrication and delivery of an offshore support platform for the Deep Green 500 tidal generator project at Holyhead Deep, off the coast of Anglesey, North Wales. The offshore unit will provide the support platform for a Micro Grid System connected by a subsea umbilical to the tidal generator.
PLOCAN will aid in the design of a marine area for installing prototypes that harness wave energy to supply electricity to the desalination plants managed by the Gran Canaria Water Board as part of the DESAL+ project. The DESAL+ consortium, led by the Canary Island Institute of Technology, consists of fifteen entities from the Canary Islands, Madeira, Cape Verde and Mauritania.
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