Wave and tidal energy News for March 2013

Wave and tidal energy News Archive

FOSG say developments for Supergrid surpass European industry’s own expectations FOSG say developments for Supergrid surpass European industry’s own expectations

At its second annual Conference Supergrid 2013, the Friends of the Supergrid published two new Reports on the development of Supergrid technology.

Niagara Tunnel hydro power project completed - will generate 100 plus years of renewable electricity Niagara Tunnel hydro power project completed - will generate 100 plus years of renewable electricity

Ontario’s new Niagara Tunnel is now in service to produce more clean, renewable electricity at the Sir Adam Beck generating complex.

£2mn fund now available for marine renewable device developers

To further strengthen Cornwall’s position as a leading centre for marine energy, approximately £2mn of Convergence European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) has been made available for marine renewables companies.

Narec selected for testing of SeaGen S 2MW power train

Narec will test the prototype power train for the SeaGen-S 2 megawatt (MW) device developed by Siemens-owned Marine Current Turbines (MCT).

ABB leads $12mn investment in tidal power firm

ABB, the global power and automation technology group, has led a $12mn investment in Scotrenewables Tidal Power, a provider of tidal turbine systems, to support the rollout of a new hydrokinetic device and expand ABB’s renewable energy assets.

Proposed EU sea planning law will "boost investor certainty" Proposed EU sea planning law will "boost investor certainty"

EU Member States will have to plan the use of their sea space and work together where they share a sea basin, according to a proposed European Commission Directive on maritime spatial planning and integrated coastal management published today in Brussels.

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