low-velocity tidal energy News

  • Address to the Tidal Energy Summit

    Introduction It’s great to be here today at your annual Tidal Energy Summit. It’s my first time – and despite the election, I hope it won’t be my last. The reason for that is because I’m passionate about the potential of tidal technologies which I think are vital for our green, low carbon future. We only have a half an hour session together, ...

  • RPC enters Renewable Energy Market - Tidal Energy

    Elemental Energy Technology, RPC Technologies and ATSA have recently generated a peak 2 kilowatt of power from their conjunctly developed tidal turbine generator: the Sea Urchin 550.This test was conducted at Forgacs in Newcastle (Australia) before a group of international investors and China, Japan and India licensees on the 5th of April 2011 This milestone marked the successful completion of 6 ...


    By RPC Technologies Pty Ltd

  • World’s biggest tidal array to bring energy and jobs boost to North Scotland

    The UK Government has provided £10 million worth of grant funding to the Meygen project, which will provide enough electricity to power 175,000 homes and provide up to 100 jobs when fully completed. Other funders include the Scottish Government, and The Crown Estate. The £51m scheme could inspire further projects in the Pentland Firth - helping to provide clean, sustainable and secure ...

  • Carbon Trust grant to support first Welsh tidal stream energy device

    Environmental impact assessment to benefit wider marine energy industry The Carbon Trust has offered a grant of up to £390k through its Entrepreneurs Fast Track service to Cardiff-based Tidal Energy Ltd. The grant represents up to 60% of the funding needed to monitor the environmental impacts associated with the deployment of Wales’s first tidal stream renewable energy ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Greg Barker speech to the RUK Wave and tidal Conference

    Introduction I am delighted to be here to address you today and would like to thank Maria [McCaffery] for the invitation to speak to you. Many of you in this room will already be aware that I have long been a champion for the potential of wave and tidal energy. It seems to me quite bonkers that in this island nation of ours - surrounded by seas and ocean, with our great marine ...

  • 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

  • Energy Department Awards $7.4 Million to Develop Advanced Components for Wave and Tidal Energy Systems

    The Energy Department today announced four entities selected to receive $7.4 million to spur innovation of next-generation water power component technologies, designed for manufacturability and built specifically for marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) systems. The projects will address technical challenges in three areas: advanced controls, crosscutting power take-off (PTO)—which converts ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Atlantis takes wraps off world`s largest tidal turbine

    Atlantis Resources Corporation (“Atlantis”), one of the world’s leading developers of electricity-generating tidal current turbines, unveiled the largest and most powerful tidal power turbine ever built, the AK1000™, yesterday at Invergordon, Scotland. The AK1000™ is due for installation at a dedicated berth at the European Marine Energy Centre (“EMEC”), ...

  • Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project gets green light on planning

    Planning consent was given today for construction of the world’s first tidal lagoon, in a boost to moving towards a low carbon, home grown energy mix. If built, turbines in the proposed six-mile horseshoe shaped sea wall around Swansea Bay in Wales could generate around 500GWh per year of low carbon electricity. Energy and Climate Change and Wales Office Minister Lord Bourne said: ...

  • Speech: Greg Barker’s opening speech RUK Wave and Tidal conference 2013

    Check against delivery Introduction Good afternoon. I am delighted to be here among you today to give the keynote address for the opening of this 10th Wave and Tidal conference. 10 years! Now, this seems like a perfect opportunity for us to reflect on and celebrate the progress the sector has made to date. But before I do so, let me stress the 3 key points of my ...

  • Marine Power (Wave and Tidal) - Installed Capacity, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Profiles of Technology Developers and Key Country Analysis to 2030

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Marine Power ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Government seeks views on a new contract negotiation process for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project

    This is part of the Government’s drive for transparency and engagement with stakeholders in developing new arrangements for applying for a bespoke CFD. As set out in the National Infrastructure Plan published in December 2014, we are exploring the potential for a future lagoon programme. As part of this, we are starting closer discussions with Tidal Lagoon Power Ltd to establish whether a ...

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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

  • Maldivian move to marine energy

    Scotland will help the Maldives in developing the country’s huge potential in renewable marine energy. A study of the archipelagic country’s wave, tidal and ocean thermal energy will be conducted by Scotland’s Robert Gordon University to establish the potential before adaptations are made. Scotland’s energy minister Jim Mather met with the Maldivian environment ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Distributed energy systems and canada`s energy future

    Canada's current power grid was designed to transmit electricity from a power plant often in a remote location to large-scale industrial users and households in large populated areas. This grid was not designed to meet the needs of the growing demands of a digital society or the increased use of renewable power production. Consumers however are increasingly demanding low cost and more ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Clarke Energy at The First Algerian - British Energy Forum

    The First Algerian-British Energy Forum – Sustainable Partnership in Renewables & Energy Efficiency takes place today at the Hilton Hotel in Algiers. The conference investigates opportunities for appropriate solutions to climate change and evaluates how the UK and Algeria can work together to minimise greenhouse gas emissions. By 2030 Algeria plans to invest $60US billion to produce 22 ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • £19m available for energy entrepreneurs

    Entrepreneurs with innovative ideas and products in energy efficiency, storage and low carbon generation can today apply for a share of £19million of Government funding. Entrepreneurs with innovative ideas and products in energy efficiency, storage and low carbon generation can today apply for a share of £19million of Government funding. The funding comes from the second phase of the ...

  • Department of energy awards $37 million for Marine and Hydrokinetic energy technology development

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced selections for more than $37 million in funding to accelerate the technological and commercial readiness of emerging marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies, which seek to generate renewable electricity from the nation's oceans and free-flowing rivers and streams. The 27 projects range from concept studies and component design research to ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Global Renewable Energy Report

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


    By ReportLinker

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