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European Power, Renewable Energy and Engineering Leaders Join to Develop Wave Energy, Tidal Stream Power

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.


Meygen Marine Tidal Power Environmental Impact Assessment Moves Forward

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


Renewable Power Surge: UK Sets Out to Be the ‘Rolls Royce’ of Marine Energy

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



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