Tag Archive for 'Rolls Royce'

1 MW Alstom tidal turbine generates grid electricity in Orkney waters

March 5th, 2013 by Alstom

Alstom‘s 1 MW tidal turbine generated power for the first time at the European Marine Energy Centre’s (EMEC) tidal test site in Orkney, Scotland. Alstom recently acquired Tidal Generation Limited from Rolls-Royce. It is the second Alstom tidal turbine generating power to the grid following on from the successful test of its 500 kW device. […]

Alstom to buy tidal turbine company from Rolls Royce

September 26th, 2012 by Alstom

Alstom has signed an agreement with Rolls-Royce to acquire Tidal Generation Limited (TGL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Plc, specialised in the design and manufacture of tidal stream turbines. Alstom’s acquisition of TGL is expected to be completed within the next few months, subject to closing conditions. TGL is at the forefront in the […]

TGL’s tidal turbine has supplied over 200 MWh of electricity to grid

March 14th, 2012 by Tidal Generation Limited

Tidal Generation Limited, a wholly owned Rolls-Royce subsidiary, has supplied more than 200 megawatt hours (MWh) of electricity to the UK National Grid with its 500 kilowatt (kW) tidal turbine prototype, which captures energy from the reliable and predictable tidal streams. The TGL tidal turbine operates subsea at the European Marine Energy Centre off the […]

Guernsey’s Energy Policy Advisor speaks with Sustainable Guernsey

March 7th, 2012 by Richard Lord

Steve Morris, former Engineering Director at Guernsey Electricity Ltd., begins his role as States of Guernsey Energy Policy Advisor on 26 March 2012. Steve Morris discusses below some of the energy issues facing the island during an informal conversation on 5 March. —- “One of the things that needs to be done is to start […]

RenewableUK 2012 Wave & Tidal conference & exhibition in Edinburgh on 15 March

February 17th, 2012 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the trade association representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, is holding its annual wave and tidal conference on Thursday 15 March 2012 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC). Wave and Tidal 2012 is a must for anyone interested in the development of the sector’s huge potential, not just in the UK […]

In 10 to 15 years driving around with a V12 petrol engine will be outlawed

January 24th, 2012 by Richard Lord

Bradley Hasemeyer who hosts Translogic profiles the experimental Rolls-Royce 102EX Phantom Electric Vehicle. It is good to see Rolls-Royce developing alternative powertrains even if one has to smile at this considerable electric vehicle.