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Minesto to continue commissioning Faroe Islands project
14 September, 2020
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Verdant Power on track to install tidal turbines in New York’s East River in Autumn
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 by Verdant Power has announced it is progressing towards an Autumn installation of an array of its three, fifth generation (Gen5) tidal power turbines on the Company’s novel TriFrame™...

Software from Powel used for Enel Green Power’s hydro plants in Valmalenco, Italy
Thursday, July 30, 2020 by Enel Green Power is optimising the planning and dispatching processes for its hydropower plants in the Lombardian valley Valmalenco with software from Powel.

Multiconsult assessing potential for floating solar PV in Kenya
Thursday, July 16, 2020 by Multiconsult has announced it is to conduct a pre-feasibility study for floating solar PV (F-PV) potential on three main dam reservoirs for KenGen in Kenya.

Milestone for mWave project as first cell module transported
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 by A first of its kind, full-scale ‘cell module’ which part of an innovative new marine energy solution being built and tested in Wale was transported from the fabrication workshop of...

Minesto completes first installation phase of Faroe Islands tidal energy project
Friday, June 19, 2020 by Minesto has announced it is progressing its tidal energy project in the Faroe Islands, completing the first phase of the project’s installation.

Tetra Tech develops microseismic technology to help mitigate tailings dam breaches
Wednesday, June 03, 2020 by Tetra Tech has announced it has developed microseismic technology that can monitor the structural stability of tailings dams and identify parameters that may cause a failure.

Scottish and Welsh ocean energy test centres strengthen ties
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 by The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), based in Orkney, Scotland, has signed an agreement with Marine Energy Wales to provide further support to the Marine Energy Test Area (META)...

Bombora and ORE Catapult collaborate on floating wave and wind technology
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 by Wave energy developer Bombora has joined forces with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Marine Energy Engineering Centre of Excellence (MEECE) in Wales for a research...

SINN power introduces floating ocean hybrid platform
Monday, May 04, 2020 by Wave energy developer SINN Power has introduced a new modular power generation platform that it says will allow wave, wind and PV technologies to work together.

Major tidal turbine installed in China despite pandemic
Monday, April 27, 2020 by A tidal stream turbine with a rotor diameter of 18m has been installed between the islands of Putuoshan and Huludao in the Zhoushan archipelago in China in the past week, marking...

Bentley Systems opens full access to ProjectWise 365
Friday, April 17, 2020 by Bentley Systems, Incorporated has opened up its ProjectWise 365 cloud service, including waiving subscription fees through September 30, 2020, to virtually connect infrastructure...

WaveBoost project closes with clear improvement in performance of wave energy technology
Wednesday, April 08, 2020 by The three-year WaveBoost project – funded by Horizon 2020 – has drawn to a close with a step change improvement achieved to the reliability and performance of wave energy technology,...

Axpo gets permit for solar plant at Muttsee dam
Monday, April 06, 2020 by Swiss renewable energy generator Axpo has received approval from relevant authorities to build the first large-scale alpine solar plant in Switzerland at the Muttsee dam.

Orbital takes steps to develop floating tidal farm at EMEC
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 by Scottish based tidal energy developer Orbital Marine Power (Orbital) has signed up to a second berth at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), paving the way for the company to...

Vale invests in technology to reduce the use of tailings dams
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 by Vale aims to invest up to US$100 million to build an industrial plant for dry magnetic concentration of low-grade iron ore – eliminating the use of water and the need for tailings dams.

Solar panels commissioned at Nizhne-Bureyskaya, Russia
Thursday, January 23, 2020 by Solar panels with combined capacity of 1275kW have been commissioned at the Nizhne-Bureyskaya hydropower project in Amur region, RusHydro has announced. .

Transmission line to deliver hydropower from Canada to US gets key approval
Friday, January 10, 2020 by A project to provide 1200MW of transmission capacity, delivering electricity from hydropower sources in Québec, Canada to New England in the US, has received key state approval...

Major new initiative launched to showcase new hydro technologies
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by An €18million four-year project has been launched that will showcase new and innovative hydropower technologies and support the integration of variable renewables such as wind and...

Voith launches e-learning platform DRIVE
Thursday, November 07, 2019 by Voith has announced the launch of new e-learning platform DRIVE, designed to future-proof manufacturing companies and to support them in harnessing the potential of digitalization to...

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