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Wales and Canada sign marine energy agreement
23 November, 2016
Marine Energy Wales and Marine Renewables Canada have agreed to...
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MPS completes scale tank testing of wave energy device
Tuesday, August 09, 2016 Wales-based wave energy developer Marine Power Systems (MPS) has recently conducted scaled tank testing of its innovative WaveSub device.

GE Renewable Energy presents new digital tech for hydro
Thursday, August 04, 2016 GE Renewable Energy has released details of its intelligent Condition Monitoring System (iCMS) solution, designed to increase efficiencies at hydropower plants.

Ocean Power Technologies deploys first commercially designed PB3 PowerBuoy
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Ocean Power Technologies, Inc has deployed its commercial design of the PB3 PowerBuoy approximately four miles off of the coast of New Jersey, in what the company hopes will be the...

HeliosAltas and Rampinelli sign deal for Helios PowerWheel development
Monday, June 13, 2016 HeliosAltas Corporation (HA) is launching the deployment of it’s Helios PowerWheel in Italy with the assistance of Rampinelli S.p.A.

World’s largest tidal turbine launched
Friday, May 13, 2016 Scotrenewables Tidal Power has launched its 2MW SR2000 – described as the world’s largest energy generating tidal turbine.

SPP Pumps to power up Hong Kong Water treatment works
Thursday, April 28, 2016 A water treatment works in Hong Kong is to generate hydroelectricity through the installation of a new Pump as Turbine (PaT) system, SPP Pumps has announced.

New UK tidal project gets green light
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 A new ‘state-of-the-art’ tidal energy generation project located off the Isle of Wight in the UK has been given the go ahead for operation.

StingRAY wave energy device gets Statement of Feasibility
Monday, February 29, 2016 Independent energy expert and certification body DNV GL has awarded a Statement of Feasibility to Oregon, US-based Columbia Power Technologies for its StingRAY wave energy converter,...

EMEC seeks industry feedback for P2-002
Thursday, February 25, 2016 The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is seeking ideas on future learning opportunities and R&D projects which may benefit from utilising the Pelamis P2-002 wave energy prototype.

UK Govt orders review of tidal lagoon feasibility
Friday, February 12, 2016 The UK Government has commissioned an independent review into the feasibility and practicality of tidal lagoon energy in the country.

MPS completes pump testing ahead of device deployment
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 Swansea, UK-based Marine Power Systems (MPS) has recently completed testing of its prototype pump, a key subsystem of the company's WaveSub wave energy converter (WEC).

Innovative wave energy device lands at Port Fairy
Friday, December 18, 2015 Ocean energy company BioPower Systems (BPS) completed the deployment of its 250kW bioWAVE pilot demonstration unit off the coast near Port Fairy, Victoria in Australia. The A$21M...

EMEC recovers sub-sea monitoring system
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has successfully recovered its novel Integrated Monitoring Pod following months of transmitting real-time data feeds from the seabed at the...

Tidal turbines for the Netherlands
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 The Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier (Oosterschelde barrier) in the Netherlands is to house five tidal turbines from producer Tocardo Tidal Turbines in the largest project of its...

Software app designed to identify hydro locations
Thursday, April 16, 2015 A technology currently in development with the University of Leicester could help to locate the best place in a river to generate hydropower.

Free component testing offered for marine renewables
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), in collaboration with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, is offering free component testing to support the development of wave...

Plans for UK tidal lagoons take step forward
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Tidal Lagoon Power has announced it has taken a significant step in its plans for the UK’s first full scale tidal lagoon between Cardiff and Newport with the submission of...

In-pipe hydropower switched on in US city
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Major water pipelines in the city of Portland, Oregon, are now producing renewable electricity after a new energy system was officially switched on, the Portland Water Bureau (PWB)...

BOEM issues first lease for marine hydrokinetic technology testing
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a lease allowing Florida Atlantic University (FAU) to test marine hydrokinetic technology off the shores of Florida, the first...

Nautricity deploys tidal energy device
Monday, May 12, 2014 UK-based tidal energy technology developer Nautricity has announced it has deployed the first of its Contra Rotating Marine Turbine (CoRMaT) devices in Scottish waters.

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