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6 Signs Of Hope For The Ocean

May 2nd, 2019 | by World Resources Institute

It’s easy to lose sight of good news amid the barrage of negative stories about the threats facing the ocean—everything from growing plastic pollution to dying coral reefs. However, there is a lot to celebrate when you look more closely at ocean-related developments

Scotrenewables Floating Tidal Stream Turbine Posts Record-Setting Power Generation

August 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Scotrenewables Tidal Power's 2 megawatt (MW) floating tidal stream turbine has set yet another record, posting over 3 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of renewable electricity generation in its first year of testing at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, Scotland --- more power than that which was generated by the country's entire wave and tidal energy sectors in the previous twelve years

Tidal Lagoon Power Describes UK BEIS Ruling As “Manifest Distortion Of The Truth”

July 11th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

UK tidal power company Tidal Lagoon Power has this week struck back at the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, saying that its recent decision not to support the 320 megawatt (MW) Swansea Tidal Lagoon project in Wales and its statement on tidal lagoons as a whole was "designed to mislead" and was "a manifest distortion of the truth."

Marine Power Systems Successfully Tests WaveSub Prototype

July 9th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Welsh wave power company Marine Power Systems announced last week that it had successfully installed its prototype WaveSub wave energy converter at the English marine test centre FaBTest, marking another step in the evolution of the company's technology. 

UK Government Won’t Back Swansea Tidal Lagoon Project

June 26th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The UK's Business Secretary Greg Clark announced on Monday that the Government will not back the £1.3 billion, 320 megawatt (MW) Swansea Tidal Lagoon project in Wales, a move which has been described as "deeply disappointing" given the "massive potential" tidal lagoons have for providing clean electricity. 

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