Wave and tidal energy News for March 2011

Wave and tidal energy News Archive

Tidal energy test project approved in Wales

Tidal Energy Ltd has been granted permission to test its 1.2 MW tidal power device in Wales for a period of 12 months.

SeaGen tidal turbine passes UK criteria

Marine Current Turbines Ltd’s (MCT) 1.2 MW SeaGen tidal turbine has passed the UK’s operating performance criteria for wave and tidal technologies.

Saltire Prize Medal goes to wave power pioneer Saltire Prize Medal goes to wave power pioneer

Professor Stephen Salter MBE has won the Scottish Saltire Prize Medal for his role in the development of wave power.

Abengoa and Wavebob to partner on wave energy technologies

The deal will see the two companies work together on the research, development and commercialisation of wave energy systems.

Tidal stream array approved for Scottish Sound of Islay Tidal stream array approved for Scottish Sound of Islay

The Scottish Government has approved the building of the 10 MW tidal stream array planned for the Sound of Islay.

Renewable Energy Focus at EWEA 2011

The Renewable Energy Focus team is at the European Wind Energy Association's annual conference and exhibition EWEA 2011.

Cathelco anti-fouling equipment for Pelamis wave device Cathelco anti-fouling equipment for Pelamis wave device

Cathelco will supply seawater pipework anti-fouling equipment for the Pelamis wave power device.

Strong support for wave and tidal funding call

A funding call for wave and tidal power by RenewableUK has received widespread support from MPs and leading industry figures.

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As part of a media partnership deal with the forthcoming Hannover Fair, we have managed to secure complimentary tickets for our readers...

Converteam wins 1 MW tidal power contract

Power conversion specialist Converteam will supply electrical components for a tidal turbine in Scotland.

UK wave and tidal industry fights for funding

The UK wave and tidal industry represented by RenewableUK is launching a campaign for financial support for the sector.

Narec invests £200,000 in tidal turbine blade testing Narec invests £200,000 in tidal turbine blade testing

The National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) is investing £200,000 in tidal turbine blade testing at its existing wind turbine blade testing facility in Blyth, Northumberland.

Minesto gets Carbon Trust grant for tidal kite Minesto gets Carbon Trust grant for tidal kite

Minesto UK Ltd is receiving a grant of up to £350,000 from the Carbon Trust for testing of a prototype tidal energy kite.