April 19th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Scottish-based subsea technology company EC-OG has announced its ocean current energy conversion system, the Subsea Power Hub, was switched on for the first time this month at a test site in northern Scotland, and is fully operational and performing in line with expectations.
December 24th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill
A 1 MW tidal stream turbine installed off the Orkney Islands in Scotland at the European Marine Energy Centre surpassed [&hellip
December 11th, 2014 | by James Ayre
Magallanes, a Spain-based tidal turbine company, has successfully finished the installation of one of its “ATIR” floating turbine prototypes at [&hellip
October 13th, 2012 | by James Ayre
There are 153 GW of potential tidal and wave power capacity in the UK, according to a new report [&hellip
May 11th, 2012 | by Andrew
In a sign that wave and tidal stream renewable energy technology may be poised to come of age, Vattenfall, Europe's sixth-largest power utility, Spanish multinational renewable energy developer Abengoa, and UK-based international engineering firm Babcock have joined to form Nautimus, a Scottish company that will provide engineering, procurement, integration and construction (EPC) services for utilities' wave power and tidal stream projects.
April 27th, 2012 | by Andrew
MeyGen's contracted Norway's Kongsberg Maritime (KM) to carry out underwater noise studies for its 400-MW MeyGen tidal power project in Scotland's Pentland Firth. KM will measure and monitor noise levels from prototype Meygen tidal turbines at a European Marine Energy Center site to assess their effect on marine life before they are approved for installation at the project site
October 28th, 2011 | by Andrew
Marine power - generating clean, renewable electricity primarily from ocean waves and tidal currents - has been high up on the energy policy and political agenda across the UK, particularly in Scotland. Proposed increases in government investments and subsidies is boosting investment, start-ups and attracting growing interest on the part of multinational energy and engineering companies
November 30th, 2009 | by Zachary Shahan
The largest working hydro-electric wave energy device was launched by Queen’s University Belfast, Aquamarine Power Ltd. and the Scottish government [&hellip