Wave and tidal energy News for June 2011
RenewableUK welcomes the UK Government’s announcement of £20 million funding from the Low Carbon Innovation Fund to develop the wave and tidal energy industry, but warns it could be but a drop in the ocean.
29 June, 2011
Ocean Power Technologies Inc (OPT) says the first of its utility-scale PB150 PowerBuoy wave power device has performed better-than-expected in initial results from tests off the coast of Scotland.
28 June, 2011
To install cabling to enable the transmission of renewable energy from Orkney to the Scottish mainland could come in at an average annual cost of £0.92 per customer.
24 June, 2011
Alstom has acquired a 40% equity stake in Scottish wave power company AWS Ocean Energy Ltd.
22 June, 2011
Aquamarine Power is close to installing its second full-scale Oyster wave energy converter in Orkney, UK.
21 June, 2011
Wello Oy’s wave power device, the Penguin, is on its way to Orkney to be tested at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC).
15 June, 2011
A dry dock is being constructed in the North of England as part of a new marine energy test facility
14 June, 2011
Tidal turbine developer OpenHydro is scaling up its production in Greenore, County Louth, Ireland.
09 June, 2011
Natural Power has developed high resolution hydrodynamic tidal energy resource models for the west coast of Scotland.
06 June, 2011