Latest Tidal power Stories

2010-12-13 10:17:30

Harnessing the power of ocean tides has long been imagined, but countries are only now putting it into practice.

2010-12-13 08:45:50

The emerging tidal-energy industry is spawning another in its shadow: tidal-energy monitoring.

2010-11-29 12:32:46

Interest in developing alternative energy sources is driving the consideration of a promising technology that uses underwater turbines to convert ocean tidal flow energy into electricity.

2010-09-28 08:00:00

SHENYANG, China, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd.

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.

2010-09-20 11:29:10

Super-sized electromagnetic coils are helping explain how aquatic life might be affected by renewable energy devices being considered for placement along America's coastal waters and in the nation's rivers.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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