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  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Irish GKinetic Energy has deployed its tidal energy device to conduct tow tests in Limerick Docks, Ireland. According to DesignPro, one of the GKinetic Energy’s partners, the project will see the GKinetic tidal energy device undergo tow-testing at the Docks for a 9-10 week period. A custom winch using 500 m of Dyneema rope is up […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    The hydrokinetic turbines, developed by Irish company GKinetic Energy, could soon be powering the city center of Limerick as part of a +CityxChange project which has just secured €20 million from the Horizon 2020 funding program.

  • 16 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    GKinetic Energy has launched its OC1 tidal energy device following the completion of two month trial at Limerick Docks, Ireland. The launched pilot device is a 15 kW river unit capable of powering small communities from natural river flow. However, commercial deployment is expected to lead to larger units with energy outputs of up to […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Irish tidal energy developer GKinetic Energy has been granted patent protection in Australia for the ‘Power Generating Water Turbine Assembly.’

  • 5 October 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Irish tidal energy developer GKinetic Energy has completed a new round of testing on its optimized 1:10 scale tidal device at the Limerick Docks testing facility in Ireland.

  • 27 June 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ireland-based tidal energy developer, GKinetic Energy, has received further funding from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) for its hydrokinetic system.

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    GKinetic Energy is looking for potential tidal test sites and collaborative partners for its tidal energy demonstration projects starting in 2017.

  • 10 September 2019
    Technology

    Irish tidal energy developer GKinetic has become a member of Ocean Energy Europe (OEE). Over 120 organisations, including Europe’s leading utilities, industrialists and research institutes, trust OEE to represent the interests of Europe’s ocean energy sector. Ocean Energy Europe’s mission is to create a strong environment for the development of ocean energy, improve access to […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    One week after securing the European patent for the system forming an essential part of its tidal energy technology – GKinetic Energy has reflected on the grant support received from the Irish government over the years which helped the company bring its tidal prototype closer to the market.

  • 14 March 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Irish companies GKinetic Energy and DesignPro have secured €2.5 million EU grant to commercialize new range of run-of-river hydrokinetic turbines.

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    GKinetic Energy is looking for partners to discuss collaborative opportunities to build and demonstrate a 250kW tidal energy device.

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Irish tidal energy developer GKinetic Energy has been granted a European patent protection for the power generating water turbine assembly aspect of its technology.

  • 5 July 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    GKinetic Energy has received close to €100,000 from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to carry out further optimization and testing of its tidal technology this summer.

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Irish hydrokinetic turbine developer GKinetic Energy has been selected as one of Hello Tomorrow’s Deep Tech Pioneers. Every year, the Hello Tomorrow team receives thousands of applications to their deep tech startup competition, the Global Challenge. The Hello Tomorrow team and network of experts judged and selected the best 750 startups (out of 5,176 applications […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Irish hydrokinetic turbine developer GKinetic Energy returned to the IFREMER test facility in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France last week for a full 5 days of testing on an optimised device that was both submerged and deployed at the surface for comparative analysis. The testing is part of a much larger, overall project that is assessing the technical […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    Irish tidal energy developer GKinetic Energy said it is now patent protected in the United States of America for the “Water Turbine Assembly” aspect of its tidal energy technology. The news of the company’s first North American patent came last week following its Chinese patent approval they secured in mid-March. GKinetic now has patents in […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Equipment

    Irish developer, GKinetic Energy, has recently completed a new round of testing on its optimized 1:10 scale device at the Limerick Docks testing facility. The device was re-launched in August 2017 where it underwent 6 weeks of regulated tow-tests designed to study and gauge data on recent improvements to the PTO system and blade positioning. […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Three Irish marine energy companies have received €3.5 million of government funding for the development and testing of new ocean energy technologies. The companies that received the funding from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) are Ocean Energy, SeaPower and GKinetic. The company Ocean Energy has secured €2.3 million to design and build a […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The shortlist for the Sustainable Energy Awards 2015, presented by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), has been revealed. Now in its 12th year, the Sustainable Energy Awards, encourage and reward excellence in energy management. The SEAI Awards feature a number of categories, and this year, Ireland-based tidal energy technology developer OpenHydro has been […]

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

    Irish company DesignPro Renewables has unveiled its new and improved turbine design for its 25kW hydrokinetic device that will deployed at SEENEOH test site this September.

  • 28 March 2019
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

     Irish company DesignPro Renewables has said that its custom-built grid connected mooring system is running smoothly at the SEENEOH test site in Bordeaux, France. In September 2018, DesignPro deployed a 25kW device at the SEENEOH test site as part of its €2.7-million Horizon 2020 SME Instrument funded project to develop and commercialise a range […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced a total grant award of €4.3 million to 15 new marine energy projects underway in 2016 under its Prototype Development Fund. The announcement was made as SEAI in conjunction with Enterprise Ireland hosts an ‘Ireland open for business’ exhibition at the 6th International Conference for Ocean […]