Tag Archive for 'marine tidal energy'

OpenHydro transitioning from R&D to grid-connected tidal arrays

May 6th, 2015 by DCNS

OpenHydro, a tidal energy company owned by DCNS, celebrates a decade in business this week. The Irish headquartered business is planning delivery of two of the world’s first grid connected tidal arrays in France and Canada in 2015. OpenHydro is working with Emera in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia to deploy and grid connect […]

Alstom completes purchase of Tidal Generation Ltd from Rolls-Royce

January 31st, 2013 by Alstom

Alstom has completed the acquisition of Tidal Generation Limited (TGL) from Rolls-Royce plc. In September 2012, Alstom announced that it had agreed to acquire TGL, which specialises in the design and manufacturing of tidal stream turbines, subject to the achievement of critical milestones including the successful installation of the 1 MW tidal turbine at the […]

The UK has the highest number of tidal stream devices installed

January 15th, 2013 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind and marine energy industry, has welcomed research published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society journal, the publishing arm of the Royal Society, which highlights the huge potential of tidal power in British marine waters. With RenewableUK’s Wave and Tidal Annual Conference in London from […]

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. […]

Greg Barker MP, Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, addresses RenewableUK’s Wave & Tidal 2011 conference

March 2nd, 2011 by HM Government Department of Energy and Climate Change

I am delighted to be here to address you today and would like to thank Maria McCaffery (Chief Executive RenewableUK) for the invitation to speak to you. Many of you in this room will already be aware that I have long been a champion for the potential of wave and tidal energy. It seems to […]

Wave and Tidal energy conference and exhibition on 2 March 2011

February 16th, 2011 by Events

RenewableUK is organising the Wave & Tidal 2011 Conference and Exhibition to be held at the QEII Centre in Westminister, London. Over 40 companies active in the UK wave and tidal stream energy sector will be exhibiting.  To find out who is speaking at the conference please visit the Conference programme webpage. (click image to […]

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. […]