floating tidal energy News

  • Tocardo takes next step in tidal energy with Repsol

    Tocardo and Repsol enter partnership to develop offshore tidal energy Today, Tocardo International, the leading producer of tidal and free-flow water turbines, and Repsol, the international integrated energy company, announce a partnership between the two companies. The Repsol New Energy Ventures and Tocardo partnership will provide a platform for both companies to develop ...


    By Tocardo

  • Energy Department Invests $16 Million to Harness Wave and Tidal Energy

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above strategy to deploy every available source of American energy, the Energy Department today announced $16 million for seventeen projects to help sustainably and efficiently capture energy from waves, tides and currents. Together, these projects will ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Nova Scotia to fund tidal power research

    Nova Scotia has taken the first step toward harnessing the potential tidal power available in the Bay of Fundy, which could supply up 15% of the province's electricity needs. Nova Scotia Premier Rodney MacDonald announced North America's first in-stream tidal technology research centre. Three Canadian companies - Clean Current Power Systems, Nova Scotia Power Inc. and Minas Basin Pulp and Power - ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Scottish Firm Claims Commercial Tidal Power Breakthrough

    Guardian: World First for Shetlands in Tidal Power Breakthrough A power company in Shetland has claimed a breakthrough in the race to develop viable offshore tidal stations after successfully feeding electricity to local homes. Nova ...


    By Greentech Media

  • Scotland to be home of world’s largest floating wind farm

    The world’s largest floating wind farm will have a home off the east coast of Scotland.   The first prototype for this proposed wind farm was installed off the coast of Norway, by the Norwegian energy company, Statoil. The company is now expecting to have the Scottish wind farm, composed of five 6MW wind turbines, operational by 2017.   The Hywind wind project is a part of 40 ...


    By Orenda Energy Solutions Ltd.

  • Harnessing ocean energy

    AlphaMERS Ltd, a Bengaluru based SME has designed, prototyped and tested a device to covert ocean waves into electricity. The device has a seabed unit and surface floats. The 5 kW model tested satisfactorily in artificial wave tank at IIT Madras. The system has a lot of flexibility in customising to wave heights, tidal ranges and depths. AlphaMERS believed this can be useful for ports and Islands ...


    By AlphaMERS Ltd

  • Harnessing energy from the oceans

    Forever moving - our restless oceans have enough energy to power the world. As long as the Earth turns and the moon keeps its appointed cycle, the oceans will absorb and dissipate vast amounts of kinetic energy - a renewable energy resource of enormous potential. But harnessing this resource has proven more difficult than first thought. In this the latest installment of the GLOBE-Net Series on ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Harnessing energy from the oceans

    Forever moving - our restless oceans have enough energy to power the world. As long as the Earth turns and the moon keeps its appointed cycle, the oceans will absorb and dissipate vast amounts of kinetic energy - a renewable energy resource of enormous potential. But harnessing this resource has proven more difficult than first thought. In this the latest installment of the GLOBE-Net Series on ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Global Ocean Energy Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Ocean Energy Report ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Global Wind Energy Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Global Wind Energy Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Energy Department Awards $10.5 Million for Next-Generation Marine Energy Systems

    The Energy Department today announced six organizations selected to receive up to $10.5 million to support the design and operation of innovative marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) systems through survivability and reliability-related improvements. As part of its MHK technology research and development ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The rising Tide of Ocean Energy – New Ideas for Renewable Power

    A race is on worldwide to harness the tides and waves for electrical power, with more than 100 different devices being tested by companies hoping to make a commercial breakthrough. And a new report from the European Union’s Joint Research Centre expresses confidence ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Clean Energy Business Models are in the Midst of a Transformation, According to Pike Research

    As the clean energy industry emerges from a challenging period caused by the global economic downturn, it is entering a stage of rapid change in which business models are being transformed against a backdrop of regulatory uncertainty.In several key sectors, the market is shifting back toward business structures and technologies that were once abandoned, but are now being revived.A new white paper ...


  • Best marine energy sites could be cost competitive with nuclear and onshore wind by 2025 with accelerated and targeted innovation

    Major three-year Carbon Trust marine energy R&D programme sets course for future growth New in-depth analysis published today by the Carbon Trust shows the UK’s best marine energy sites could generate electricity at costs comparable with nuclear and onshore wind1.  With continued and targeted innovation this could be as soon as 2025, once cost reductions from deploying ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Government plans to invest GBP2.5bn in CHP infrastructure

    On 29 April 2004, Amec declared design freeze of the new submarine berthing facility to be built at HM Naval Base Clyde (Faslane). The primary purpose of the new submarine berthing facility is to support the future operation of the new Astute Class submarines, although Swiftsure and Trafalgar classes would also be accommodated. Approaching the facility from the shore, bridges will provide access ...

  • Matthew Hancock speech to the Innovation of Cool Earth Forum

    Introduction Almost ten years ago, on my first visit to Kyoto, I was awestruck to be introduced to a tree – a Bonsai tree – that was over 900 years old. I recall being allowed to hold it, and the monks’ calm confidence in its future – at least once I’d put it down. That tree symbolises our goal at this conference. For no-one owns that tree. The ...

  • Chris huhne`s speech to the renewable UK conference

    Check against delivery I’m delighted to be here today, at Renewable UK’s annual conference. Our location is rather appropriate. Manchester was the thumping heart of the industrial revolution. This was the world’s first industrial city. It is home to the first industrial canal, and the world’s oldest railway station. The foundations for our ...

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