Tests completed on new wave energy designs

Tests have been completed on the latest designs of a wave energy converter (WEC) by Pelamis Wave Power. The trials are part of a £1.4 million project commissioned and funded by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) to make large-scale WEC arrays more cost effective. Pelamis has spent a month testing models of its new P2e […]

EDF teams up with Eneco for Isle of Wight wind farm

EDF Energy has formed a partnership with Dutch firm Eneco to develop the Navitus Bay Wind Project to the west of the Isle of Wight. The firms claim the proposed project could deliver between 900MW and 1200MW of capacity in the northern part of the area, which covers 76 square miles. The farm could be […]

DECC launches new marine scheme

Government has today launched its £20 million Marine Energy Array Demonstrator scheme (MEAD). The scheme will be able to support up to two pre-commercial projects to demonstrate wave or tidal devices. Organisations across the UK will be able to bid for a share of £20million until June 1st 2012. Climate Change Minister Greg Barker said: […]