Top news, August 22 – 28, 2016
Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from August 22 – 28, 2016.
Orkney Islands Council has invited interested parties to pre-qualify for a competition to obtain a concession for the installation of tidal energy technology across two sites at Churchill Barriers.
Tidetec, a Norway-based hydropower technology company, displayed its turbine turning mechanism prototype in Svelvik on 13 August, ahead of sea testing.
Another Andritz 1.5MW tidal turbine has left the factory, with foundation stabs and a massive cable management system currently being mobilised for the MeyGen project, according to Atlantis Resources’ social media pages.
Dutch company Tocardo is scheduled to start the in-water testing of its tidal technology at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) in Canada in late 2017.
Australian wave energy technology developer, Protean Wave Energy, is eyeing tidal energy as a potential sector to dive into in the future.
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