Wave and tidal energy News for April 2010

Wave and tidal energy News Archive

Tidal turbine design eases maintenance Tidal turbine design eases maintenance

A design for a floating tidal stream power generator is claimed to solve the maintenance issues that plague existing offshore turbine systems, according to the latest issue (163 EN1) of the ICE Energy journal.

Wave and tidal power standards Wave and tidal power standards

Global standards for wave and tidal power devices are being developed by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC).

OPT gets US$1.5m for higher output wave power device

Ocean Power Technologies Inc has won a US$1.5 million award from the US Department of Energy (DoE) for the development of OPT's next generation PowerBuoy® wave power system.

Interested in developing tidal energy off Scotland?

The UK Crown Estate is inviting expressions of interest for a tidal energy project in the Inner Sound between Caithness on the Scottish mainland and the island of Stroma.

UK invests £5m in marine energy UK invests £5m in marine energy

The UK Government will invest up to £5 million for marine energy development in the UK.