Tag Archive for 'marine energy'

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 […]

Tidal energy to produce electricity for The Deep aquarium in Hull

March 13th, 2012 by Neptune Renewable Energy

Powerful Humber tides are to light up one of the world’s most spectacular aquariums. The Neptune Proteus tidal stream energy device will supply electricity from April 2012 to The Deep, Hull’s iconic visitor attraction and research centre. The full-scale demonstrator device is the result of five years’ work, and the developers, Neptune Renewable Energy Ltd, […]

UK Department of Business, Innovation and Skills takes over ownership of Cornwall’s Wave Hub

December 20th, 2011 by UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills

Wave Hub, the offshore marine energy project in Cornwall, which allows developers to test new wave energy technology, will be taken on by the UK Government to secure its future as a vital part of the UK’s green energy sources. Wave Hub is a grid-connected offshore ‘socket’ in South West England for the large scale […]

UK government needs to ‘seal the deal’ on offshore renewable energy investment

May 11th, 2011 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the UK’s leading renewable energy trade association, today welcomed plans by Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas to set up an offshore manufacturing base in Sheerness, Kent.

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 […]

Ninth European wave and tidal energy conference in Southampton from 5 to 9 September 2011

February 18th, 2011 by Events

The Ninth European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference and exhibition (EWTEC 2011) will be held at the University of Southampton, UK from 5 to 9 September 2011. EWTEC is an international technical and scientific conference, respected for its commitment to maintain high standards in the quality of academic and industrial contributions to its proceedings. EWTEC […]

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 […]

Renewable energy to be topic at C.I. Group of Professional Engineers lecture on 4 May 2011

January 22nd, 2011 by Events

Dr. Andrew Casebow and Professor Nicholas Day will speak at the CIGPE after-dinner presentation at the Duke of Richmond Hotel on “Opportunities for Renewable Energy in Guernsey.” The dinner begins at 6.30 pm and the presentation begins at 8 pm on 4 May 2011.  For information on the dinner and the lecture please contact the […]

Tidal Power in Guernsey – How Realistic is the Possibility? Presentation to the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce by the Guernsey Renewable Energy Commission

June 22nd, 2010 by Richard Lord

Former Concorde pilot and lawyer Richard Babbé and businessman Jeremy Thompson of the Guernsey Renewable Energy Commission gave presentations on marine renewable energy to the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce luncheon on 21 June 2010. Richard Babbé began his presentation by saying that the Guernsey Renewable Energy Commission (GREC) was only a shadow commission at the […]

Tidal Power in Guernsey

June 16th, 2010 by Andrew Casebow

Tidal energy has been the subject of considerable hype in recent years. The raw energy of the tides is something that we can all see but turning that power into usable electricity will be expensive and is still some years in the future. The devices that will make it possible have not yet been proven […]