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Sustainable Marine's 'Ultra-durable' Tidal Turbine Rotors Can Stay in the Field for 20 Years

Jul 07, 2021

Scottish tidal energy technology company Sustainable Marine said Wednesday its new turbine rotors have proven they can survive for two decades in the field, following rigorous tests at a marine energy center in Ireland.The company teamed up with the MaREI Centre at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway), through German engineering partner SCHOTTEL Hydro, to test its new 'ultra-durable' turbine rotors…

Scana's Seasystems to Provide Mooring Solution for World's First Floating Tidal Energy Array

Oct 08, 2021

Scana’s subsidiary Seasystems has secured a contract for the mooring of the world’s first floating tidal energy array,  the Pempa’q In-stream Tidal Energy Project in Minas Passage in Nova Scotia, Canada. When completed, the project run by Scottish…

Orbital Picked to Lead EU-backed Floating Tidal Energy Project

Sep 13, 2021

Scottish tidal energy technology developer, Orbital Marine Power (Orbital) will lead a pan-European consortium to deliver the €26.7m FORWARD-2030 project, set up to accelerate the commercial deployment of floating tidal energy.The FORWARD-2030 project consortium will receive €20…

Sustainable Marine's Tidal Turbine Drivetrain Passes Accelerated Lifetime Tests in Germany

Aug 17, 2021

Scottish tidal energy technology firm Sustainable Marine said Tuesday that its tidal turbine drivetrain has successfully completed ‘accelerated lifetime testing’ at the Center of Wind Power Drives at RWTH Aachen UniversitySCHOTTEL Hydro, Sustainable Marine’s German engineering partner…

'World's Most Powerful Tidal Turbine' Brought Online in Scotland

Jul 29, 2021

O2, dubbed the world's most powerful tidal turbine, and built by the Scottish engineering firm Orbital Marine, has this week started power generation at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney. The floating turbine is anchored in…

Scottish, French Firms Partner Up to Speed Up Tidal Energy Development

Jun 30, 2021

Tidal technology companies Nova Innovation from Scotland and Sabella from France, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to speed up the development of tidal energy sites for both Scottish and French companies.The company said they'd…

Innovative Anchoring Solution for ORPC’s TidGen Project

May 27, 2021

ORPC has engaged Sustainable Marine’s Swift Anchors division to provide its novel rock anchoring system for ORPC’s Advanced TidGen Project set to launch in Maine later this year.Swift Anchors will be among a number of subsystems which ORPC will develop…

Innovative Tidal Power Project Proceeds in the Scottish Sea

Apr 28, 2021

SKF is participating in a tidal power project off the Orkney Islands.Orbital Marine Power, Scottish-based developers of the world’s leading floating tidal turbine technology, has now launched its first commercial 2MW unit, the Orbital O2, which…

Minesto Granted Patent for Tidal Tech

Apr 16, 2021

Swedish renewable energy company Minesto, focused on tidal energy development with its marine kite technology, has said it has been granted a new patent by which the company extends the protection of its core technology. The approved patent…

Ocean Energy Europe Names Co-Presidents, Directors

Apr 09, 2021

Marine renewable energy group Ocean Energy Europe (OEE) has appointed CorPower Ocean CEO Patrik Möller and Simon De Pietro from DP Energy as its new Co-Presidents. 'This pairing brings together both technology and project development perspectives…

Minesto, Schneider Electric to Build "Ocean Energy Farms"

Mar 12, 2021

Tidal energy developer Minesto said Friday it had signed an agreement with Schneider Electric to work together to develop and build ocean energy farms based on Minesto’s Deep Green technology.The collaboration between Minesto and Schneider Electric…

Sustainable Marine Floats Out 'Next-Gen' Tidal Energy Platform in Canada

Feb 02, 2021

Scottish tidal energy technology firm Sustainable Marine is forging ahead with plans to deliver the world’s first floating tidal energy array after unveiling its next-generation platform in Nova Scotia, Canada.Construction of what the company says is pioneering new 420kW PLAT-I 6…

Eni Joins Marine Renewables Group Ocean Energy Europe

Nov 03, 2020

Italian oil and gas giant Eni has joined marine renewable energy group Ocean Energy Europe (OEE), as lead partner. Vincenzo Michetti, Eni’s Head of Upstream R&D will represent the company on the OEE Board. As part of the industry body focused on the development of tidal and wave energy…

SIMEC Atlantis Gets Hold of 12MW Tidal Power Project Lease in France

Jun 22, 2020

Tidal energy company SIMEC Atlantis Energy (Atlantis) has said that the Prefecture de la Manche in France has approved the transfer of the lease to develop a 12MW tidal power project in Raz Blanchard from ENGIE to Normandie Hydroliennes. Normandie…

Faroe Islands: Minesto Installs Foundation for Tidal Kite System

Jun 08, 2020

Tidal energy developer Minesto has completed the first offshore installation phase of its tidal energy project in the Faroe Islands, as the gravity-based foundation for the powerplant has been installed at the site in Vestmannasund.David Collier…

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