Wave and tidal energy News for February 2009

Wave and tidal energy News Archive

The Crown Estate funds marine energy R&D

The UK Crown Estate plans to match fund option fees paid by developers in order to de-risk and accelerate the development of tidal and wave energy projects in the Pentland Firth Strategic Area.

E.ON explores wave power

As part of its approach to develop the potential of marine energy, E.ON will buy, install and test a wave power device in UK waters.

US stimulus bill passed

The US$789 billion economic stimulus bill, which includes provision for renewable energy, has been passed by the US Congress and endorsed by President Barack Obama.

Combined wind and wave power device Combined wind and wave power device

Green Ocean Energy Ltd has developed a wave power machine which attaches to an offshore wind turbine thereby giving combined wind and wave power from one installation.

Imera plans pan European electricity grid project

Irish energy infrastructure company, Imera, plans a pan-European offshore electricity network connecting key markets and offshore wind farms.

Lockheed and OPT cooperate on utility wave power

Lockheed Martin and Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) have signed a letter of intent to collaborate on the development of a utility scale wave power generation project in North America.