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  • 8 January 2018
    Equipment

    New understanding of unusually large ocean waves could help inform the design of oil platforms

  • 29 March 2017
    Research & Development

    The FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility is to become a fully integrated part of the University of Edinburgh.

  • 3 July 2020
    Business developments & projects, Research & Development, Technology

    The first major engineering works on a composite structures research facility FASTBLADE will begin this July. It is a partnership between the University of Edinburgh and Babcock International Group, supported by Edinburgh Innovations. A team of Babcock engineers will begin construction of FASTBLADE’s 75 tonne structural reaction frame early this month, and will begin fit-out […]

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

    The Indian state of West Bengal has reportedly engaged the team from the University of Edinburgh to conduct a survey on the feasibility of tidal energy projects in the delta on the Bay of Bengal.

  • 13 February 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    University of Edinburgh engineers have developed a wave energy device known as a Dielectric Elastomer Generator (DEG) that could help generate low-cost electricity for thousands of homes. The device is designed to be incorporated into existing ocean energy systems and can convert wave power into electricity, University of Edinburgh wrote.c Small scale experiments in an ocean simulator showed that […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Policy and Innovation Group of the Institute for Energy Systems at the University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint research associate who will participate in a number of marine energy projects.

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Britain’s coastal defenses could be designed to better withstand storms triggered by climate change, the University of Edinburgh said in its latest announcement. Improving seawalls could help limit loss of life and damage to property as coastal waters become stormier over coming years, researchers say. A way of predicting what happens to the millions of […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Samantha Quinn has joined the Oregon-based Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) as the Operations Manager.

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The University of Edinburgh is looking for research associate in resource characterization for tidal energy to join its Institute for Energy Systems in the School of Engineering.

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The C-Gen Neptune generator for wave energy applications is making progress towards demonstration in real ocean environment, after the project received £2.5 million from Wave Energy Scotland.

  • 21 March 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    A £2.4 million engineering research facility will seek to speed the development of materials and structures for tidal energy, transport and other industries. The FASTBLADE facility will test new materials within full scale structures such as tidal blades, plane components and bridge sections. It will be built by the University of Edinburgh and commercial partner […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Edinburgh scientists have demonstrated their latest robotics technology developed for the renewable energy sector as part of a multi-million-pound collaboration. A consortium of five universities, including Edinburgh, has unveiled the latest results from the ORCA Hub – an academic centre for research into robotics technology for offshore energy infrastructure. The consortium showcased 16 autonomous and semi-autonomous […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Innovation and Policy Group of the Institute for Energy Systems at the University of Edinburgh is looking to appoint a research associate who will participate in a number of marine energy projects.

  • 5 June 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    The trade association representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, RenewableUK, has hailed the opening of a new marine energy test centre at the University of Edinburgh as another positive example of the progress being made by the sector. The new £9.5m FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility will have the capability to recreate scale version […]

  • 23 September 2015

    FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility will join the research facilities at the University of Edinburgh’s King’s Buildings campus in welcoming members of the public ‘behind closed doors’ for the annual ‘Doors Open Day’. Stuart Brown, FloWave CEO, said: “It will be a great opportunity for members of the public to see and learn about some […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Research & Development

    FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility is welcoming members of the public ‘behind closed doors’ for the annual ‘Doors Open Day’ where the ocean energy research capabilities of the facility will be showcased.

  • 2 September 2014

    QED Naval welcomed a new member of staff into the ranks. Aris Zavvos who has recently joined the company has a Sustainable Energy Systems Master degree and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh. Aris has been recruited as the Electrical Systems and Turbine Integration Engineer to manage the electrical design and development […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    QED Naval, a provider of consultancy services to the marine renewable energy sector and technical support to the Subhub Platform, has welcomed a new member of staff into the ranks. Aris Zavvos who has recently joined has a Sustainable Energy Systems Master degree and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh. Aris has […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Edinburgh University’s School of Engineering is looking to hire a research associate who will work on computer modeling of tidal energy devices.

  • 24 March 2011

    Salter led the University of Edinburgh team that designed and developed Salter’s Duck wave energy converter in the 1970s. (renewableenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocus, March 24, 2011  

  • 9 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Trident Energy, the independent developer of generator solutions for the offshore renewable energy industry, announced that it has signed a collaboration agreement with RenewNet, a world-leading electrical engineering research organisation. Trident Energy has developed a low cost, high reliability linear generator for use in offshore wind, wave and tidal energy technologies. The generator can be […]

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

    The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Ocean Energy (ETIP Ocean) has organized a webinar to discuss tools for the optimization of ocean renewable energy projects.