Wave and tidal energy News for February 2010
Marine Current Turbines (MCT) says Siemens Energy has acquired a minority stake in its tidal current energy turbine, to help deploy Britain’s first commercial tidal energy farm in UK waters within the next two years.
26 February, 2010
Scottish wave energy company, AWS Ocean Energy, has secured £2 million from Scottish Enterprise’s Scottish Co-investment Fund and the Shell Technology Ventures Fund 1 B.V., an affiliate of Royal Dutch Shell.
15 February, 2010
Wave and tidal could receive £12 million from the UK Technology Strategy Board in 2010 to develop “the wave and tidal technologies of the future.”
11 February, 2010
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10 February, 2010
Hawaii has introduced legislation to create a green jobs sector through the establishment of a ‘Hawaii Clean Energy Investment Bonds’ programme for renewable energy.
09 February, 2010
Marine energy will be ready for mass scale deployment by 2020, says the Carbon Trust.
08 February, 2010
Wave energy developer Aquamarine Power has secured £5.1 million Government funding to make its second generation wave energy device, Oyster 2.
05 February, 2010
Ocean Power Technologies Inc has deployed one of its PowerBuoys wave energy devices at the Marine Corps Base in Hawaii USA.
04 February, 2010
The US federal budget proposes that the USA should be “the global leader in the new energy economy by developing new ways to produce and use clean and renewable energy.”
02 February, 2010
The UK Government has announced its feed-in tariffs for small scale renewable and low carbon electricity starting from 1 April.
01 February, 2010
The British Wind Energy Association (BWEA) calls on the UK Government to consider a raft of immediate measures to deliver the UK’s 2020 renewable energy targets.
01 February, 2010