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Wave power ready for take off
13 August, 2008
A spate of small wave power schemes is now under development that could eventually result in the widespread commercial production of electricity utilising the power of waves, writes Neil Ford

Floating for success
16 January, 2008
While recent commercial agreements have launched Oceanlinx into a new stage of business operations, research and development remain the core of its activities, reports Suzanne Pritchard

The hub of developments
10 January, 2008
In September, the UK government gave planning approval for the world's first large scale wave farm off the coast of Cornwall in South West England. It means the UK£28M 'Wave Hub' project, developed by the South West of England Regional Development Agency (SWRDA), has cleared the last major regulatory hurdle, reports Chris Webb

A removable solution
10 January, 2008
The US Army Corps of Engineers is preparing the installation of its third removable spillway weir (RSW) on the Lower Snake river. Kevin Crum reports on why the RSW was needed and details the installation at the Lower Monumental dam

UK Govt approves Wave Hub project
18 September, 2007
The UK£28M Wave Hub project to be located off the coast of Cornwall in South West England - the world's first large scale wave farm - has cleared its last major regulatory hurdle after the UK Government gave planning permission for the scheme.

Fourth developer chosen for Wave Hub
11 May, 2007
Australia-based Oceanlinx Limited has been chosen as the fourth developer for the £28M (US$56M) Wave Hub project off the coast of Cornwall in South West England.

Investment for Wave Hub approved
09 May, 2007
The world's largest wave farm planned off Hayle on the coast of Cornwall in South West England has been approved for £21.5M (US$43M) of funding. The project will include a 16km cable linking the national transmission grid to the offshore hub allowing companies to test wave energy devices in a leased and consented area of sea. Devices connected to the hub could generate up to 20MW.

Rising tide of optimism for tidal power
01 March, 2007
Tidal energy capacity in the US and Canada may account for less than 5% of the world’s potential, but 20GW is prize enough for a group of sea power pioneers investing in a renewable alternative to fossil fuels. Chris Webb finds that, regulatory matters aside, energy from the oceans is beginning to make its mark

Flexible structures
03 January, 2007
Xueqing Zhang discusses the technological developments, advantages and applications of rubber dams

Massive wave project planned for UK
14 September, 2006
Wave technology company Ocean Prospect has forged an alliance with UK utility Eon to develop a wave energy project off the north Cornwall coast.

Ocean Power Delivery secures investment
12 July, 2006
Wave energy technology company Ocean Power Delivery (OPD), developer of the Pelamis device, has secured over UK£13M (US$23.6M) of new investment from a consortium of new and existing investors.

Companies selected for UK wave farm
08 February, 2006
The South West of England Regional Development Agency (SWRDA) has named three companies as development partners for the proposed £15M (US$26M) Wave Hub project.

First wave plant within two years
25 May, 2005
UK-based Ocean Power Delivery (OPD) has signed a contract with a Portuguese consortium led by Enersis to build the initial phase of the world’s first commercial wave-farm.

Compare and contrast
13 October, 2004
Full-scale field tests were conducted on a Sabo dam in Taiwan to compare the erosive resistibility of low cement high performance concrete against that of normal concrete

Barriers to tidal power: multi basin plants
21 April, 2004
In part three of a series of articles on tidal power plants, E Van Walsum takes a look at the costs associated with such developments and examines the environmental issues associated with multi-basin plants

Pelamis construction completed
25 March, 2004
Following six years of detailed design and development on a seventh-scale model, Ocean Power Delivery Ltd has completed the construction of the first full-scale Pelamis wave energy converter.

Testing times for tidal power
01 December, 2002
Janet Wood presents a guide to the wave and tidal power designs soon to be tested in UK seas

Wave power moves ahead
04 May, 2002
Tim Sharp reports on BC Hydro's plans to explore the commercial viability of constructing wave energy projects in British Columbia, Canada

BC Hydro takes up ocean wave energy
03 April, 2002
Canadian provincially owned utility BC Hydro has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with UK-based wave energy development company, Ocean Power Delivery (OPD).

Wave power
01 February, 2002



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