Top news, March 16 – 22, 2015

Tidal Energy Today Staff has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from March 15 – 22, 2015. UK ...

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Image of the day: D10 tidal turbine nacelle in place

The nacelle for Sabella’s D10 tidal turbine has arrived to the port of Brest, France, where the assembly ...

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UK joint effort to advance wave and tidal industry

The Crown Estate, Marine Scotland and Welsh Government will jointly fund the running of the secretariat function ...

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Swansea tidal every major part to be made in Wales

The proposed GBP 1 bln worth Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay project will have every major part manufactured in UK and ...

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EWTEC 2015 conference topics released

The 11th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2015) will be held in Nantes, France, from September ...

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Gallery: Preview of BlueTec floating tidal platform

BlueTec tidal floating platform was showcased at Niron Staal, the Netherlands, on March 13, 2015. The 200 kW ...

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Jee to demonstrate ‘U-tube’ for tidal development

Scottish Enterprise has awarded phase-two contract to Jee Ltd for the demonstration of their ‘U-tube’ solution for ...

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WES launches GBP 7 mln power take-off systems R&D call

Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has launched its first GBP 7 mln international technology innovation competition. WES ...

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Aquamarine Power publishes Oyster 800 test results

Aquamarine Power has published the initial operational information gathered during the testing of their Oyster 800 ...

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Allard van Hoeken elected engineer of the year

Head of the New Energy at Bluewater Energy Services was awarded the title Engineer of the Year by the Prince Friso ...

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DECC rebutts CPS’ report on renewables

DECC defends its renewables strategy that was strongly criticized in the report published by the Centre for Policy ...

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Fugro launches positioning service for offshore applications

Fugro has introduced high accuracy G2+ service designed to help offshore operators with positioning and measurement ...

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Welsh Liberal Democrats welcome tidal lagoon news

Welsh Liberal Democrats have welcomed the news about the Governments plans to subsidy the proposed Swansea Bay ...

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Birmingham to house new Energy Systems Catapult

In UK’s Budget 2015 the government has announced investments in the creation of the new Energy Systems Catapult in ...

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RenewableUK hails Swansea tidal announcement

RenewableUK has commented on Chancellor’s Budget 2015 announcement on financial support for Swansea Bay tidal ...

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UK Budget 2015 boosts Swansea tidal project

Chancellor George Osborne has announced today that the UK government is entering formal negotiations on financing ...

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Corpower completes final testing phase

The final phase of testing the Corpower WEC (wave energy conversion) technology is now completed and the project ...

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Cobscook Bay might become tidal R&D site

Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has submitted a response to request for information (RFI) to the U.S. ...

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U.S. DoE seeks feedback to advance MHK industry

The Energy Department’s Water Program is seeking feedback from the marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) industry, ...

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Classification system of tidal energy converters

A variety of designs have been developed in order to harness the kinetic energy available in tidal streams. A ...

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Public comments open for Wave Energy Prize Rules Draft

U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) is sponsoring Wave Energy Prize competition in order to encourage the development ...

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Scottish Renewables names new Chairman and Vice-Chairman

Scottish Renewables has appointed Patricia Hawthorn as Chairman and Gordon MacDougall as Vice-Chairman of the ...

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EMEC: Cable strumming the greatest risk for subsea cables

EMEC and the Crown Estate have issued a report on the performance of subsea cabling in high energy environments to ...

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Bristol Tidal Energy Forum to facilitate tidal developments

Bristol Tidal Energy Forum Eight will focus on the challenge of commercializing the tidal energy sector by ...

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Image of the day: SR2000 tidal turbine assembly

SR2000 tidal turbine assembly well underway at Harland & Wolff’s facility, UK. Scotrenewables Tidal ...

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WERPO gets financial boost

WERPO, an Israeli wave energy developer, has received a line of credit from the Mercantile Discount Bank. The ...

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VIDEO: KymoGen wave energy device

KymoGen is pushing forward with the development of their wave energy device, with the first unit scheduled for ...

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