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  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    UK-based technology company Smith Engineering has reached a new phase in developing an augmented floating tidal stream turbine prototype.

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Atlantis has reached an agreement to acquire the Bristol based tidal business, Marine Current Turbines Limited (MCT) from Siemens. MCT was the company to installation and commission the world’s first commercial scale tidal turbine in 2008. The SeaGen S 1.2MW turbine, located in Strangford Narrows in Northern Ireland, has generated approximately 10 gigawatt hours of […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) has provided C$1.25 million in support of five collaborative research projects aimed at addressing knowledge gaps and challenges associated with tidal energy development in Canada.

  • 27 July 2018
    Equipment

    Cape Sharp Tidal has deployed an in-stream tidal turbine and connected it to the power grid at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) site in Nova Scotia’s Minas Passage. “This exciting achievement can be credited to the hard work and dedication of our team,” said Alisdair McLean, Cape Sharp Tidal director. “This is […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    Safrema Energy, a Florida-based company, has developed an augmented turbine system comprised of two vertical axis water turbines. The NEXUS, an augmented turbine system, features a trimaran hull which houses two improved axis water turbines, an augmenter system to increase the current velocity, and a special power generation system located above the waterline housing. Safrema […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Cape Sharp Tidal has informed it is continuing with the maintenance and retrofitting operations on its tidal turbines at the Port Saint John in Canada with unspecified redeployment date.

  • 29 January 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    TWI and Stirling Dynamics are jointly showcasing REMO, online remote condition monitoring of tidal stream generators system, today at Bristol. The REMO project, funded by European Commission, aims to provide an enabling technology for tidal stream energy, by reducing the projected life cycle maintenance costs of tidal stream energy by 50% and the generator downtime […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Tidal Energy Limited  announces that JHW Law Ltd has been awarded the Construction Legal Advisory Services Contract for the demonstration DeltaStream device. The contractor’s scope of work will consist of providing legal contract support services to TEL during operation of the manufacture and construction contracts. The DeltaStream device is a 1.2MW tidal stream unit, which […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    A DeltaStream unit is comprised of a steel main base that can carry up to three turbines with the total capacity of 1.2 MW. The triangular steel main base serves as a sea bed support foot structure that includes a penetrating tip designed to penetrate into the sea bed surface under the weight of the structure, providing […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    After a successful initial study to validate their tidal turbine design software Tidal Bladed, GL Garrad Hassan are preparing for the next phase of full scale validation, under the Reliable Data Acquisition Project for Tidal (ReDAPT) project. Tidal Bladed is a commercial software package which can be used to calculate the performance of, and loading […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Environment, Technology

    Tidal energy is a form of hydropower that converts the energy of the tides into electricity or other useful forms of power and is entirely predictable and renewable. The tide is created by the gravitational effect of the sun and the moon on the earth causing cyclical movement of the seas. There are two forms that can […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Alstom has improved the performance of its tidal energy solutions with Oceade™ 18 – 1.4MW tidal stream turbine. With a rotor diameter of 18 metres, the Oceade™ tidal stream turbine has a nominal power of 1.4MW and three variable pitching blades. It is equipped with “plug-and-play” modules on rails, easily accessible through an inspection hatch […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Cape Sharp Tidal’s turbine in the Bay of Fundy was found to have no significant effect on fish and marine mammals while being in operation during the first half of 2017, according to the latest FORCE environmental report.

  • 4 November 2013
    Technology

    After a successful initial study to validate their tidal turbine design software Tidal Bladed, GL Garrad Hassan are preparing for the next phase of full scale validation, under the Reliable Data Acquisition Project for Tidal (ReDAPT) project. Tidal Bladed is a commercial software package which can be used to calculate the performance of, and loading […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Technology

    Alstom has improved the design of its 1 MW tidal stream turbine and now offers the Oceade™ 18 – 1.4 MW: a turbine even more efficient, cost-effective and easy to maintain. With a rotor diameter of 18 metres, the Oceade tidal stream turbine has a nominal power of 1.4MW and three variable pitching blades. It is […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Tidal Energy Ltd (TEL) has released a video explaining the environmental monitoring solutions incorporated in its recently deployed DeltaStream tidal energy device. In order to assess the environmental impacts, particularly regarding marine mammals and potential collisions, TEL has built a remote acoustic monitoring platform. The structure is able to provide a visual image of any […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Technology

    After a successful initial study to validate their tidal turbine design software Tidal Bladed, GL Garrad Hassan are preparing for the next phase of full scale validation, under the Reliable Data Acquisition Project for Tidal (ReDAPT) project. Tidal Bladed is a commercial software package which can be used to calculate the performance of, and loading […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Alstom has developed Oceade 18 – 1.4 MW, a new tidal turbine, with improved design based on the Alstom’s experience with 1 MW tidal stream turbine. The Oceade tidal stream turbine has the capacity of 1.4 MW with a rotor diameter of 18 m. It has three variable pitching blades, and is equipped with plug-and-play […]

  • 29 February 2016

    Tidal Energy Ltd is looking for contractors for the procurement, manufacture and assembly of a DeltaStream tidal energy turbine, with tenders expected to be issued in October 2016.  The design of the device and the intellectual property for the turbine will be provided by Tidal Energy Ltd. Manufacturing could be carried out anywhere within the EU, but the delivery […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Tidal Energy Ltd, a Cardiff-based tidal energy developer, has released a video describing the design and operating principles of its recently deployed DeltaStream tidal turbine. The 400 kW DeltaStream demonstration device was deployed in Ramsey Sound, off Pembrokeshire, in December, 2015. The device weighs 200 tonnes, with a frame 16 m long and 18 m […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Canada, an international conservation organization, has supported in-stream tidal energy developments in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada. The basis of WWF-Canada’s support is that tidal power generation, if done responsibly, can reduce GHG output, stimulate economic activity for the Nova Scotia Province and ensure the Bay of Fundy’s marine ecology […]

  • 7 November 2014

    As part of their testing programmes at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, Alstom’s tidal devices have now generated over 1GWh of electricity, in actual operating conditions, to the Scottish grid. Alstom’s 1MW tidal turbine, deployed in 2013 as part of the ReDAPT project, at EMEC’s tidal test site, has demonstrated its […]