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  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Spanish tidal turbine company Magallanes has successfully deployed its floating turbine at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), supported by the EU-funded Marinet project. The 1:10 scale ‘ATIR’ prototype was installed on EMEC’s Shapinsay Sound test site. Magallanes has been developing their concept since 2007, already having trialled previous prototypes in test tank and river […]

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

    UK’s Exeter and Edinburgh universities have tested up to 15 tidal device arrays at FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility.

  • 4 June 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Twelve finalist teams selected from more than 200 school teams are today putting their wave energy model devices into the tank at FloWave as part of the Scottish Junior Saltire Competition. The competition itself is led by Skills Development Scotland (SDS) and the Scottish Council for Development & Industry (SCDI), with the final stages of testing […]

  • 20 September 2015

    Tidal Energy Today Staff has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from September 14 – September 20, 2015. The Crown Estate to kick off new wave & tidal leasing The Crown Estate has announced a new programme of leasing for small scale wave and tidal current test and demonstration projects under […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    FloWTurb research project is set to investigate the combined effect of tidal currents, gravity waves, and ambient flow turbulence on the dynamic response of tidal energy converter.

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The EU-funded Floating Tidal Energy Commercialization (FloTEC) project is expected to advance Scotrenewables’ 2 MW floating tidal turbine technology, the SR2000, while reducing the levelized cost of energy (LCoE) of floating tidal energy.

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

    The European Commission’s research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, has awarded a grant of €10 million (£7.75 million) to advance the commercialisation of Scotrenewables’ floating tidal energy technology. The Floating Tidal Energy Commercialisation (FloTEC) project will advance Scotrenewables’ current 2 MW floating tidal technology, the SR2000, with the development of a mark 2 turbine, according […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Five British companies are celebrating after they received grant funding from the Government’s innovation experts at Innovate UK to develop tidal energy projects with Canadian businesses and universities. As reported earlier today, grants in the amount of £700.000 have been awarded for two projects that aim to help governments, industry and academia better understand how […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    On Saturday 27th September, the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility joined colleagues across the University of Edinburgh’s Science and Engineering campus in welcoming members of the public ‘behind closed doors’ for the annual ‘Doors Open Day’. More than 500 visitors were able to see the test facility being put through its paces, with in-depth explanations […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The open ocean conditions found in Orkney can now be replicated at FloWave test tank as a result of a three-year research collaboration between the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility.

  • 14 September 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Two of the world’s leading ocean energy test centres have joined forces for a ground-breaking project to recreate scaled versions of Scotland’s oceans in the laboratory.  EMEC, the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, and FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility at The University of Edinburgh first began working together in 2012 to share their expertise […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Two of the world’s leading ocean energy test centres have joined forces for a ground-breaking project to recreate scaled versions of Scotland’s oceans in the laboratory.  EMEC, the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, and FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility at The University of Edinburgh first began working together in 2012 to share their expertise […]

  • 28 February 2016

    Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from February 22 – 28, 2016. ORE Catapult, EMEC join forces for marine tech development ORE Catapult and EMEC have launched Technology Assessment Process (TAP) to de-risk marine energy technology development. TAP has been designed to support wave and tidal energy […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    The Institute for Energy Systems and the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility at the University of Edinburgh will jointly host a practical and best practice workshop on ‘how to do tank testing’. The workshop is aimed at those with little or no experience of medium scale model testing, but who need an understanding of tank […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility has become member of AIRTO, a UK’s innovation, research and technology association. AIRTO, the Association for Innovation, Research and Technology Organisations, brings together the country’s leading universities, businesses and research organisations to encourage enterprise and the commercial take up of scientific and technological advances. According to FloWave, AIRTO members’ […]

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

    Scotrenewables Tidal Power’s SR2000 tidal turbine has generated over 18MWh of energy within a continuous 24-hour testing period at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC).

  • 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 […]

  • 3 November 2014

    The ocean energy pioneers of tomorrow have been offered the chance to compete for a week of free testing – worth £38,000 ($61,000) – at FloWave, the world’s most sophisticated ocean energy simulator. The FloWave Prize – or ‘FPrize’ – is aimed at young researchers studying for PHDs and beyond, who must put forward their […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    The FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility is in the running for two major awards at this year’s Scottish Renewables Green Energy Awards. The wave and tidal test tank has been shortlisted in the prestigious Engineering Excellence Award and is also a finalist in the Best Innovation Award. In addition, FloWave’s equipment subcontractor Edinburgh Designs Limited, which […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility has appointed marine specialist Dr. Jamie Grimwade as their new Business Development Manager. Dr Grimwade’s role is to further develop FloWave’s growing pipeline of commercial and academic test clients in wave, tidal, offshore wind and vessel design. Jamie comes with a wealth of experience within the marine renewables industry, having […]

  • 3 November 2014

    The ocean energy pioneers of tomorrow have been offered the chance to compete for a week of free testing – worth £38,000 ($61,000) – at FloWave, the world’s most sophisticated ocean energy simulator. The FloWave Prize – or ‘FPrize’ – is aimed at young researchers studying for PHDs and beyond, who must put forward their […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Research & Development

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