Wave and tidal energy News for February 2012
The UK could become a leading exporter of wave and tidal power equipment and expertise if the Government adopts a more visionary approach to developing marine renewables, according to the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee.
21 February, 2012
Siemens has acquired a majority stake in the UK tidal power company Marine Current Turbines Ltd.
21 February, 2012
Scotland's Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has given consent to Aquamarine Power's plans for a 2.4 MW array of Oyster wave power devices at a demonstration project in Orkney.
20 February, 2012
Scotland's First Minister, Alex Salmond has welcomed a blueprint to streamline the scoping, planning and consenting of offshore wind, wave and tidal developments.
17 February, 2012
The marine research organisation MaRINET offers to fund access for non UK-based wave and tidal energy power companies, SMEs and research groups to the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, UK.
16 February, 2012
Ocean Energy Ltd will install its 1.5 MW, €9 million wave power device at the grid connected test site for wave energy, Wave Hub, in Cornwall, UK.
15 February, 2012
The wave and tidal power industry could benefit from £6 million in funding through Scottish Enterprise's WATERS fund to develop testing of prototypes in Scotland.
13 February, 2012
The Carbon Trust, National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) and Ocean Energy Innovation has been selected by the UK Technology Strategy Board (TSB) to set up the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult.
09 February, 2012
Atlantis Resources Corporation is moving its AR1000 tidal turbine to continue its testing programme at the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth, UK.
06 February, 2012