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  • 16 March 2020

    Swedish marine energy developer Minesto said that so far it has had no negative impact related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on incoming components and subsystem deliveries. The major kite system components for Minesto’s Faroe Islands project are assembled and are currently being factory tested and commissioned. Minesto is targeting installation of the first DG100 […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Technology

    Minesto is moving forward with the development and manufacturing of its first DG100 unit, which will be installed in the Faroe Islands, with the contract award for the supply of subsea foundations to Leask Marine. Orkney-based marine service provider will be responsible for the concept, detailed design and fabrication of the foundation. As reported earlier, […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has signed a collaboration agreement with the power producer and distributor on the Faroe Islands, SEV, for two installations of Minesto’s DG100 model. The agreement also includes a power purchase agreement through which SEV commits to purchase the electricity generated by Minesto’s tidal energy converters. “We are delighted to have […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Minesto has completed the procurement of the foundation connection system for the DG100 model of the company’s subsea kite technology called Deep Green. A contract for design and development of the system has been awarded to Inyanga-Tech, with Quoceant as main sub-supplier. The foundation connection system connects the DG100 kite and its tether with the […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Swedish marine energy developer 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 from Minesto’s ocean trials in Northern Ireland and Wales and the CFD simulation expertise Minesto has built […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Equipment

    Minesto has announced plans to develop a smaller Deep Green device, the DG100. The DG100 unit will open new markets and business opportunities for the company, including those in Asia. Minesto said the move to enhance the company’s product range had arisen from the significant customer demand for smaller-scale autonomously operated Deep Green systems in […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Swedish Energy Agency has awarded Minesto a SEK 12.5 million ($1.3 million) grant to the development of the company’s marine power plant DG100. “Climate change and the transition to renewable energy is a global challenge in which Swedish technology like ours can play a significant role. It is therefore crucial that the Swedish innovation […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Minesto has received approval for an EU-funded project aiming at installing its renewable energy technology at the grid-connected Paimpol-Bréhat test site in France. Minesto, as part of a wider EU-funded project called TIGER, will utilise a grant of approximately €2.4 million to manufacture, install and operate its marine energy converter DG100 at a grid-connected site […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Technology

    Minesto, along with its partner SEV, has secured all necessary permits and consents for the installation of two grid-connected tidal kite systems in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands. “We have had great support by SEV and the Faroese authorities to reach this crucial achievement. SEV has made terrific work to secure all necessary permits for our first […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The Swedish Energy Agency has awarded Minesto a SEK 12.5 million grant to the development of the company’s marine power plant DG100. “Climate change and the transition to renewable energy is a global challenge in which Swedish technology like ours can play a significant role. It is therefore crucial that the Swedish innovation system is […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Equipment, Technology

    Minesto and its partner, electric utility SEV, are progressing their joint tidal energy demonstration project in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands. With Minesto staff and hardware at the site, the installation work is at full speed to connect Minesto’s DG100 kite system to the Faroe Islands electricity grid. “The team is doing a terrific job and we […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Equipment

    Minesto has been selected by the European Commission for phase 1 of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument programme. The awarded funding is dedicated to a customer-involved feasibility study with the purpose of facilitating commercialization of Minesto’s Deep Green technology. “This grant underscores Minesto’s ability and industry-leading track record in obtaining public funding support from the […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has signed up its first customer through a collaboration agreement with the main power utility on the Faroe Islands, SEV, for the installation of two DG100 tidal energy devices.

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Marine energy developer Minesto has launched a tender for the supply of a new generator and power conversion system to support the ongoing development of its Deep Green tidal power technology.

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has started the procurement process for the equipment that will form its smaller, 100kW-rated, Deep Green tidal power units.

  • 3 July 2020
    Business developments & projects, Operations & Maintenance

    Minesto’s tidal energy project in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands has hit a snag due to a technical issue occurring during cable laying. Therefore, the subsea cable installation that connects to the electric grid failed to complete as planned. The technical issue with the subsea cable is not related to Minesto’s DG100 tidal kite powerplant, the company […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

      Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has been selected by the European Commission to receive funding to conduct commercial feasibility study for its 100kW tidal energy device variant. The funding in the amount of €50,000 – awarded through the phase 1 of Horizon 2020 SME Instrument program – has been dedicated to a customer-involved feasibility […]

  • 15 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Storage

    MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from September 09 – September 15, 2019. Minesto Strengthens Faroe Islands Ties Marine Power Systems Lands £12.8M Funding for WaveSub Project Atlantis to Build Ocean Powered Data Centre in Scotland Leask Marine Gets DG100 Foundations Job ARENA Supports Wave Swell Energy’s Project Off Tasmania

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Minesto’s tender call, launched in December 2018, for the supply of a new generator and power conversion system to support the development of Deep Green tidal power technology, has ended with no result. According to the tender notice published on Welsh government’s procurement portal Sell2Wales, no tenders or requests to participate were received or all […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Technology

    Swedish marine energy developer has invited tenders to apply for the delivery of servo drives for the development of a 100kW marine energy converter in form of a subsea kite tethered to the sea floor. As explained in the earlier articles, Minesto’s Deep Green technology generates electricity from low-flow tidal streams and ocean currents by […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Transition

    Marine energy developer Minesto has completed the first offshore installation phase of its Faroe Islands project. The company has set up the gravity-based foundation for the powerplant at the site in Vestmannasund. David Collier, COO at Minesto, said: “The operations team has managed to safely progress the offshore installation campaign, adapting the plan to overcome […]

  • 18 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from November 12 – 18, 2018.