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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)...

2010-01-06 14:23:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of the first and only direct fish survival study performed on a hydrokinetic turbine show that the technology is extraordinarily fish friendly. The hydrokinetic power turbine utilized for the study was designed and manufactured by Hydro Green Energy, LLC, which also operates the unit at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lock and Dam No. 2 in Hastings, MN. The 82-page study results were filed on December 23 at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,...

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2009-11-30 11:31:16

The best coastal areas in the Iberian Peninsula in terms of harnessing wave energy are the Costa da Morte and Estaca de Bares, in La Coruña, Galicia, according to two pioneering studies by researchers from the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), published this month in the journals Energy and Renewable Energy. "The Costa da Morte, between Finisterre and the Sisargas islands, and the Estaca de Bares areas "“ both of which are on the coast around La...

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,...

2009-10-22 00:25:00

SYDNEY, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Australia's ocean energy company, BioPower Systems, today announced that it had entered into a collaborative agreement with the City of San Francisco to investigate the generation of wave energy from the Pacific Ocean. Under the agreement, BioPower will work with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) to assess the feasibility of a project located eight kilometres (five miles) off San Francisco's western beaches with a generating capacity...

2009-10-08 11:50:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Hydropower Energy Technologies Worldwide: Large, Small, Mini, Micro and Pico http://www.reportlinker.com/p0154015/Reportlinker-Adds-Hydropower-Energy-Technologies-Worldwide-Large-Small-Mini-Micro-and-Pico.html This research report on Hydropower Energy presents an in-depth analysis of the development, applications, products, manufacturers,...

2009-09-24 10:19:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Ocean Energy Technologies and Components Worldwide http://www.reportlinker.com/p0120967/Ocean-Energy-Technologies-and-Components-Worldwide.html Ocean waters cover over 70% of the earth and present significant opportunities for renewable energy systems. Ocean Energy Technologies and Components Worldwide contains comprehensive data on the U.S. and world market for...

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...

2009-09-21 13:59:54

British scientists are calling for urgent research to determine the impact of renewable energy developments on Earth's marine life. Scientists at the Universities of Exeter and Plymouth say research is needed to explore potential environmental benefits and threats resulting from marine renewable energy, such as offshore wind farms and wave and tidal energy conversion devices. The scientists say man-made ocean structures attract many marine organisms and sometimes become artificial reefs...

2009-09-17 08:55:33

Scientists from the Universities of Exeter and Plymouth are today calling for urgent research to understand the impact of renewable energy developments on marine life. The study, now published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, highlights potential environmental benefits and threats resulting from marine renewable energy, such as off-shore wind farms and wave and tidal energy conversion devices. The research highlights the capacity for marine renewable energy devices to boost local...