Tag Archive for 'marine renewable'

Siemens’ backing has facilitated plans for SeaGen commercialisation

September 14th, 2012 by Siemens AG

SeaGen, the first commercial-scale tidal stream energy system, has achieved a new milestone of 5 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of tidal power generation since starting operation at Strangford Lough in Northern Ireland. That equals the annual power consumption of 1,500 British households. The Siemens-owned system is one of the largest tidal stream power projects today. This latest […]

Green Energy: What’s in it for Guernsey? – A personal viewpoint by Dr Andrew Casebow, States Agriculture and Environment Adviser

June 16th, 2010 by Andrew Casebow

Guernsey has long had a name as a ‘green island’, largely due to its countryside, its farming and wildlife, but it is now gaining a name as a ‘green’ island in another sense, because it is developing renewable energy. But, with all the current interest in ‘green’ energy we need to ask some critical questions: […]

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 […]