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

Orbital and SKF team up for power train supply
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 by Orbital Marine Power has agreed a strategic contract with SKF for the supply of the fully integrated power trains on its upcoming O2 2MW floating tidal turbine, which is due to...

Interreg’s biggest ever project approved
Monday, October 21, 2019 by A project that has been described as a ‘game-changer’ for the European tidal stream energy sector has been approved by Interreg France (Channel) England

US DOE announce prize winners in FAST competition
Wednesday, October 09, 2019 by Four competitors have been named prize winner by the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) in the Furthering Advancements to Shorten Time...

Plans unveiled for 9MW tidal project off Canadian coast
Monday, September 30, 2019 by Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) and Minas Tidal LP (MTLP) have agreed to co-develop their adjacent berths at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) and will utilise...

Plans unveiled for world’s largest ocean powered data centre, Scotland
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by Simec Atlantis Energy Limited (Atlantis) has unveiled plans for a data centre in the Caithness region of Scotland to be powered by electricity supplied via a private wire network...

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