Wave and tidal energy News for July 2011

Wave and tidal energy News Archive

Tidal Energy wins £11m for Wales’ first full tidal power project

The full-scale tidal power generator will begin operating in 2012, having secured funding from the EU and other sources.

Thames Tidal starts proof of concept trial Thames Tidal starts proof of concept trial

The company has installed a tidal device - the CoRMaT - alongside the HQS WELLINGTON in London.

Bids sought for UK offshore energy centre

The technology and innovation centre for offshore wind, wave and tidal power is expected to open in summer 2012.

Oyster 800 wave device unveiled

Aquamarine Power has unveiled its 800 kW Oyster 800 wave power device, which will be installed at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, UK, later this summer.

Renewable energy health and safety awards launched

RenewableUK has created a new health and safety scheme to recognise outstanding performance in the renewable energy sector.

Commercial wave power plant opened in Spain

The Mutriku wave power plant in the North of Spain has 300 kW capacity.

Wind and marine to see huge employment growth

A new report predicts thousands of new jobs in wind and marine energy industries by 2021