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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...

2009-08-20 10:00:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- While visiting the nation's first federally-licensed hydrokinetic power project, Philip D. Moeller, a Commissioner with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, today initiated full commercial power operations. In Hastings, MN, Commissioner Moeller released the brake on a 100 kW nameplate capacity hydrokinetic turbine manufactured by Hydro Green Energy, LLC, allowing uninterrupted, 24/7 power generation to commence. Commenting on his visit, Commissioner...

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2009-07-15 10:45:00

An NJIT architecture professor with an architecture student has designed a network of modular floating docks to harness clean energy for New York City. The proposal was featured this week in Metropolis magazine.According to Richard Garber, assistant professor of architecture at the College of Architecture and Design at NJIT and his student Brian Novello, the tidal action of New York City rivers would be strong enough to run the system. Working at Garber's firm GRO Architects over the winter...

2009-07-08 02:01:00

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The energy investment firm, World Energy Research is proud to announce the company is redefining its focus on cleaner ways to produce energy. World Energy Research is consistently developing prospects in all energy sectors, focusing on cleaner ways to extract oil and natural gas as well as a major concentration in green energy, including solar, wind and tidal power. "Alternative energies have grown five fold in the past year," says Chad Willis,...

2009-07-04 02:00:00

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, July 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- World Energy Research and Blue Energy Canada have signed a joint agreement in which World Energy Research will finance the development of Blue Energy Canada's first 200 MW commercial tidal power project at a cost of roughly half a billion dollars. World Energy Research, which specializes in the development and commercialization of green energy technology, chose Blue Energy's resource-driven tidal power design over other technologies in...

2009-06-30 09:59:54

University of Bristol Advanced Composites Centre for Innovation and Science conferenceAdvanced composite materials are playing a vital role in improved design and reduced operating costs for renewable energy technologies. Research presented today [Tuesday 30 June] will highlight how wind, marine and solar power could address these challenges within the renewable energy industry.The 'Composites for Energy' seminar has been organised jointly between Bristol University's Advanced Composites...

2009-05-26 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom Hydro* has signed a licensing cooperation agreement with Clean Current Power Systems Incorporated, a private Canadian company specialised in the design and testing of tidal energy technology. According to the main environmental regulatory bodies, this emerging energy source will soon play a significant role in renewable energy power generation. If all eligible tidal stream sites worldwide were equipped with this technology, a potential 100 TWh of...

2009-05-19 10:50:00

Green Jobs and Economic Growth Via Climate Change Policy is Focus of Senate Oversight Hearing on Capitol Hill HOUSTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- At a hearing today in Washington, DC, Wayne F. Krouse, Chairman and CEO of Hydro Green Energy, LLC, a renewable power company operating in the waterpower sector, spoke to members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee about the potential business development and economic growth opportunities facing this country through the implementation...

2009-05-12 11:45:00

Nation's First Hydrokinetic Power Project is the Focus of Award HOUSTON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- At a ceremony today in Washington, DC, Hydro Green Energy, LLC, a renewable energy company operating in the waterpower sector, was presented with the President's Award by the National Hydropower Association (NHA). This prestigious award is given to an NHA member company that has "blazed new pathways to strengthen and invigorate the hydropower industry." "Hydro Green Energy is honored to be...

2009-05-08 14:12:00

HOUSTON, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Brigadier General Michael J. Walsh, Commander of the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi Valley Division, and Colonel Jon L. Christensen, USACE St. Paul District Commander, yesterday toured the nation's first federally-licensed, commercially-operational hydrokinetic power facility in Hastings, MN. The Hastings project is powered by patented technology from Hydro Green Energy, LLC, a renewable energy systems developer and integrator...


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