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AWS Waveswing exceeds expectations in trial
07 November, 2022
AWS Ocean Energy’s Waveswing wave energy converter has exceeded...
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SWOT satellite to study Earth's water arrives at launch site
Tuesday, November 01, 2022 by The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite – developed to view Earth’s ocean and surface water on land with unprecedented clarity – has arrived at Vandenberg Space Force...

Ambitious collaborative project to be launched for wave energy industry
Monday, October 17, 2022 by A €19.6 million partnership project aiming to be the stepping stone towards large scale wave energy commercialisation is set to be launched this week at the International Conference...

Fish Protection Prize winners continue refining technologies
Thursday, October 06, 2022 by Three winning teams that built pathways to guide fish, screens to mimic the gills of filter-feeding fish, and acoustically sensitive netting materials back in 2020 as part of the...

Subsea cable installed for HiWave-5 Project
Wednesday, October 05, 2022 by CorPower Ocean and Maersk Supply Service have successfully installed a 6.2km subsea export cable off the coast of northern Portugal to energise the flagship HiWave-5 Project.

SensorLogic's SNOdar sensors to aid hydropower optimization in Norway
Thursday, September 22, 2022 by Where2O, a Norwegian IoT company and part of the Telenor group, is to deploy SNOdar sensors from US-based SensorLogic Inc to provide critical water availability data to allow...

First commercial-scale UMACK anchor installed
Thursday, September 22, 2022 by CorPower Ocean, Maersk Supply Service and Dieseko have successfully installed the first commercial-scale UMACK anchor to support the HiWave-5 demonstration project.

Sweco to study feasibility of floating solar at Ugandan dams
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 by Sweco is to carry out a feasibility study for floating solar technology at hydroelectric dams in Uganda, as well as detailed design of a pilot plant, for the Uganda Electricity...

CorPower Ocean completes dry test program for commercial scale WEC
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 by CorPower Ocean’s first commercial scale C4 Wave Energy Converter (WEC) has completed a rigorous one-year on-land testing program, following a final ‘Ironman’ endurance exercise.

Hybrid energy platform successfully completes tank testing
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 by A floating hybrid energy platform which combines wave and wind power technology has successfully completed tank testing.

Study to investigate impact of snow dynamics on Italian hydro plants
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 by Wegaw has been selected by Enel and ESA to deliver a technical feasibility study of snow water equivalent values that would support a scalable nowcasting and forecasting energy...

New wave energy array to be demonstrated at EMEC
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by Marine Power Systems (MPS) will bring its first commercial scale array demonstration to two berths at the European Marine Energy Centre’s (EMEC)Billia Croo wave test site, off the...

First commercial-scale composite WEC hull for CorPower Ocean
Thursday, July 28, 2022 by Teaming up with composite machinery specialist Autonational and composite tank experts CPT Tankwell, CorPower Ocean has successfully developed its first commercial-scale wave...

US-European satellite project to create world's first global freshwater survey
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 by A collaboration project between NASA and the French space agency Centre National d’Études Spatial (CNES), with contributions from the Canadian Space Agency and the UK Space Agency, is...

Bombora begins final test of flagship Wave Energy Converter
Friday, July 15, 2022 by Bombora Wave Power has announced it is entering the final test and assembly phase of its 1.5MW Pembrokeshire Demonstration Project, prior to ocean deployment.

Commercial performance verified for Minesto's tidal power plant in Faroe Islands
Monday, July 11, 2022 by Marine energy developer Minesto has successfully commissioned the first unit of tidal power plant ‘Dragon 4’ in grid-connected operation in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands, with...

Voith and Ray Sono offer mobile device monitoring for small hydro operators
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 by Voith has teamed up with digital specialist Ray Sono to launch a digital service product that will allow operators of small hydropower projects to manage their station directly...

Successful launch of first Dragon Class tidal powerplant
Thursday, May 26, 2022 by Marine energy developer Minesto has successfully completed the first week of commissioning for the new Dragon 4 tidal power plant in Vestmanna, Faroe Islands.

Aquantis first US developer to physically test at EMEC site
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 by California-based tidal energy developer Aquantis Inc is set to become the first US ocean energy developer to physically test at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) after signing...

Tidal array build-out plans launched for Faroe Islands
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 by Marine energy developer Minesto has launched a detailed plan for large-scale build-out of tidal energy arrays in the Faroe Islands, with the plan including four new verified sites...

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