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IHC IQIP has announced it is joining forces with Jasper Winkes, developer...
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Wello in deal for Indian wave energy parks
Wave energy conversion technology company Wello has signed a letter of intent with Ixin Group that could see Wello’s technology deployed at two wave energy parks in India.
Milestone for EU wave energy project
A wave energy project that is part of the EU Horizons 2020 programme has hit an important milestone by completing an advanced custom structure interaction Wave Energy Converter (WEC) model.
Statkraft plans floating solar plant in Albanian reservoir
Statkraft Albania has entered into an agreement with Norwegian floating solar technology developer Ocean Sun AS for the delivery of a floating solar plant with a maximum capacity of...
PLAT-I hits major milestone as it becomes operational in Nova Scotia
Sustainable Marine Energy’s PLAT-I tidal energy platform has generated first power from the tidal currents of Grand Passage in Digby County, the company has announced.
EMEC helps guide first marine energy centre in China
China is to develop its first wave and tidal test centre for marine energy converters (MECs) in a project supported by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC).
IHA launches online community and app for hydro professionals
Hydropower professionals from Africa, the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Pacific will be able to exchange experiences and collaborate with one another using a new online community...
Minesto makes product development progress; launches tender
Minesto has launched a tender to source a manufacturer of the wing for the company’s new DG100 model. The wing will be built on a new design that is the result both of learnings...
Wello launch new Penguin wave energy converter
Finnish wave energy developer, Wello Oy, has launched the next iteration of its Penguin wave energy converter (WEC) into the water in Tallinn, Estonia, as part of the CEFOW (Clean...
Voith and Kudelski Group partner for cyber security
Technology Group Voith and digital security firm Kudelski Group have announced they are partnering to deliver new solutions to secure connected technologies for industrial markets...
Chilime-Trishuli transmission project breaks ground in Nepal
A project that will see rural communities in Nepal benefit from hydropower has officially broken ground.
Grid expansion plans submitted for Nautilus tidal project, Indonesia
Indonesia’s state-owned electrical utility PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) is reviewing a preliminary grid extension feasibility study recently submitted by UK-based marine...
Nova Innovation integrates tidal energy array with Tesla battery storage
Scottish cleantech company Nova Innovation has successfully integrated its tidal energy array with Tesla battery storage, delivering what it has described as the world’s...
World’s largest single rotor tidal turbine unveiled
SIMEC Atlantis Energy (SAE) has unveiled the design for its new 2MW tidal power turbine system which includes the largest and most powerful single axis turbine available on the...
Tidal stream prototype generates record level of power at EMEC
Scotrenewables Tidal Power has set a record with its first 2MW floating tidal stream turbine with the unit clocking up over 3GWh of renewable electricity in its first year of testing...
Minesto moves to commissioning phase of tidal project
Marine energy developer Minesto has initiated the commissioning program of its first tidal energy project in commercial scale in North West Wales, with initial sea trials of the...
Voith showcases OnCare.Acoustic intelligent sound analysis system
Voith has released details on a system designed to allow hydropower plant operators to recognize, understand and interpret sound anomalies.
HydroQuest and CMN set out plans to commission tidal turbine in spring 2019
French turbine manufacturer HydroQuest and its equity partner CMN (Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie) are to set up, commission, and connect the HydroQuest Ocean turbine generator...
Minesto completes second installation phase at Holyhead Deep
Marine energy developer Minesto has completed the second offshore installation phase of its DG500 project in Wales, paving the way for commissioning of the project.
Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon set to be rejected, says reports
The 240MW Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project could be dealt a major blow this week with reports suggesting that the UK Government is set to reject the scheme.