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2012-09-10 23:03:50

The CEOs of the world´s leading tidal device developers have committed to continued collaboration at the major industry meeting point this November. LONDON (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 CEOs from Atlantis Resources Corporation, Andritz Hydro Hammerfest, Marine Current Turbines, Tidal Generation (Rolls Royce) and Voith Hydro Ocean Current Technologies have again committed in 2012 to help push forward the tidal energy industry by continued collaboration and information sharing. They will be...

2012-07-11 05:35:31

UK scientists will measure the effect on the marine environment and wildlife of devices that harness tide and wave energy using sonar technology that has, for the first time, been successfully deployed on the seabed. Renewable energy from tidal currents can be generated using turbines in the tidal flow, and wave energy can be captured in a number of different ways. FLOWBEC (Flow and Benthic Ecology 4D) is a three-year, £1.2 million project that brings together a consortium of...

2011-09-14 07:00:00

Tidal Today reports the tidal industry moves towards full scale multi megawatt arrays, one of the main challenges facing the sector is lowering projects overheads. London (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 The key is to ensure R&D investment looks at the overall infrastructure and practical mechanics of project installation and operation and maintenance regimes rather than development of turbine technologies in isolation, as reported by Tidal Today. Jon Harman at Tidal Today reports "What...

2011-02-07 01:30:00

DRAMMEN, Norway, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Draka Offshore announced today The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has once again selected Draka as their subsea power cable provider with a further purchase of cables and logistical solutions. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/draka/48489/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110207/MM41724 ) "It is always exciting to receive new orders, but to quickly...

2010-09-28 02:00:00

DRAMMEN, Norway, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Draka Offshore announced today that the 11,000 meters of 20kV subsea cable for the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been delivered on-time. Draka's subsea power cables are now being produced from their newly expanded production facility in Drammen, Norway. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/drakaoffshore/46191/ (Photo:...

2010-07-14 11:19:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Prospects for the hydro, wave, and tidal power market look upbeat as countries are investing in renewable energy sources to augment energy security. It is estimated that the worldwide wave resources is 6,000 TWh/year, twice as much as global nuclear production and 700 TWh/year for tidal power. In other words, the market potential for the wave industry is about $1 trillion worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO)...

2009-11-12 13:52:00

HALIFAX and PARRSBORO, NS, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - NS Power and its tidal technology partner OpenHydro have successfully deployed the first commercial scale in-stream tidal turbine in the Bay of Fundy today. The one-megawatt commercial scale turbine reached the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) deployment site, in the Minas Passage, yesterday afternoon and began preparations for deployment. The turbine was fully deployed just before 2:00 today and is now operational,...

2009-09-23 11:00:00

All currencies are in Canadian dollars HALIFAX, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Nova Scotia Power and its technology partner OpenHydro have unveiled a 1-megawatt (MW) tidal turbine which they will deploy in the Bay of Fundy this fall as part of Nova Scotia's tidal power test facility. The Open-Centre Turbine was manufactured in Ireland by OpenHydro. The turbine will rest directly on the ocean floor using a subsea gravity base fabricated in Dartmouth by Cherubini Metal Works. "It's exciting...

2008-08-21 12:01:21

By DOUGLAS HAMILTON AQUAMARINE Power, the Edinburgh-based marine energy company, announced yesterday that it has appointed Martin McAdam as its chief executive. McAdam joins Aquamarine from wind farm developer and operator Airtricity, where he was chief operating officer. He founded Airtricity's North American operations that were purchased in 2007 by E.ON, the German energy group, for GBP750,000. Irish-based Airtricity was acquired by Scottish & Southern Energy for GBP1.08bn in...

2008-07-28 03:00:35

Ocean Power Technologies Ltd., a subsidiary of Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTT and London Stock Exchange AIM: OPT) (collectively, "OPT") today announced it has signed a Berth Agreement with the European Marine Energy Centre ("EMEC") located in Orkney, Scotland. In 2007, OPT was awarded a grant by the Scottish Government for the construction and installation of its PB150 PowerBuoy at EMEC. The Berth Agreement provides for the deployment and operation of OPT's PB150...


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