Tag Archive for 'marine current'

SeaGen tidal turbine delivers over 22.5 MWh in single day

December 5th, 2012 by Siemens AG

Siemens-owned SeaGen the world-leading tidal current system in Northern Ireland’s Strangford Lough has achieved three power generation milestones in record time. Since its installation in 2008, the tidal current turbine has fed more than six gigawatt hours of electrical power into the grid and has thus set another record for free stream tidal energy systems. […]

Dutch company Tocardo producing tidal turbines for Nepal and Japan

September 28th, 2012 by Tocardo International BV

Tocardo International BV, the Dutch company dedicated to producing economical free-flow turbines, has started manufacturing six free-flow water turbines for installation in Nepal and Japan. This follows the partnership agreements announced in March 2012 to supply 8 MW of bi-directional turbine power over a three-year period to Japan and, in June 2012 , to supply […]

Tidal energy generation in the waters of Alderney

June 1st, 2007 by Robin Le Page

Robin Le Page is a Guernsey Civil Engineer who wrote this paper in collaboration with Alderney Renewable Energy Ltd. The paper was published by Loughborough University in May 2007. —— Abstract In the UK the Renewable Energy Obligation will oblige utilities to source at least 10 % of their electricity from renewable sources by 2010. […]