Wave and tidal energy News for January 2012

Wave and tidal energy News Archive

FERC approves 1 MW tidal project in NY

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued a Pilot commercial license to construct, operate, and maintain Verdant Power's 1 MW Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy (RITE) Project in New York City, USA.

SeaGen tidal turbine gets environmental 'thumbs up'

SeaGen tidal turbine from Marine Current Turbines Ltd (MCT), located in Northern Ireland’s Strangford Lough, has been found not to have any major impact on the Lough’s marine life.

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Alstom and SSE form JV for 200 MW wave power project

Alstom and SSE Renewables have formed a joint venture to develop the 200 MW Costa Head Wave Project north of mainland Orkney, Scotland.

Hammerfest Strøm installs tidal power turbine in Orkney

Hammerfest Strøm has installed its 1 MW HS1000 tidal turbine 100 ft under water at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, UK.