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Limpet celebrates 10 years of commercial operations
26 November, 2010
Voith Hydro Wavegen’s Limpet, the world’s first commercial scale grid connected wave energy plant, marked its tenth anniversary this month.

Near or far - siting wave energy converters
27 October, 2010
Is the nearshore a sensible place to put wave energy converters? Dr Matt Folley from the Queen’s University of Belfast believes that it would be inappropriate to dismiss nearshore technologies, based solely on information about the gross wave energy resource. He explains how research into the exploitable wave energy resource will level the playing field for wave energy converters

Mapping out a powerful future for Scotland
06 October, 2009
Scotland has the potential to build a world-leading marine energy industry. Although significant advances have been made over recent years, development has been slower than expected. The introduction of new legislation and government bodies, plus the publication of an industry-led report, looks set to accelerate the pace of change. Suzanne Pritchard gives an insight into Scotland’s marine energy prowess, assessing the current status of the industry and explaining the importance of the Marine Energy Road Map

Wavegen, npower gets approval for Siadar wave project
03 February, 2009
Wavegen and npower have received consent for the Siadar wave energy project in Scotland using oscillating water column technology (OWC).

Demonstrating their worth - wave power technologies
13 August, 2008
The development of marine energy devices has begun in earnest worldwide. Here a few companies explain how their work is progressing

Coastal conversions
16 January, 2008
With the first contract underway, Voith Siemens’ subsidiary Wavegen is finding a run of opportunities for its wave energy converter based on oscillating water column technology

Breakwater plant to be built in Mutriku, Spain
02 July, 2007
The world's first commercial breakwater wave energy plant is to be built on the Spanish Atlantic coast for the Basque Energy Board, Ente Vasco de Energia.

Marine energy grants give fillip to tidal technology
22 February, 2007
UK government grants worth more than £13 million (US$25.35 million) have been awarded to nine marine energy projects in Scottish waters, mostly in Orkney.

Wave power agreement
08 August, 2006
Voith Siemens Hydro has announced that an agreement between its Scottish subsidiary Wavegen and npower renewables - a British subsidiary of RWE - might lead to the development of a 3MW wave energy plant in the Hebridean island of Lewis.

Voith Siemens Hydro to supply wave power station
04 April, 2006
Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation has announced that it will provide technology for the first wave power station in Germany.

Wavegen acquired by Voith Siemens Hydro
24 May, 2005
Voith Siemens Hydro has acquired UK-based wave energy systems specialist Wavegen, in a move designed to boost the development of new technologies and allow Voith Siemens to take a leading role in the wave energy field.

UK Minister outlines developments in tidal technology
01 April, 2003

UK Minister outlines developments in tidal technology
25 March, 2003
UK Energy Minister Brian Wilson has announced £19M (US$30M) in new funding packages from both the Government and the private sector, to encourage the rapid development of wave and tidal technologies in the country.

UK minister gives go-ahead to marine energy projects
21 January, 2003
A cluster of wave power devices for the Western Isles of the UK was brought closer to reality on 16 January 2003 when Energy Minister Brian Wilson awarded £3.7M (US$5.9M) to marine technology companies.

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

Government boosts wave power
04 November, 2002

04 June, 2002

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

UK minister waves ocean power onto renewable scene
15 October, 2001

Wavegen secures funding
15 June, 2001

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