Minesto unleashes marine energy ‘sea kites’

New ‘sea kite’ tidal technology is more cost effective than other low carbon power, such as offshore wind. That’s according to Martin Edlund, CEO of marine energy firm Minesto, who spoke to ELN at RenewableUK’s recent Wave and Tidal 2017 conference. He said the nature of the innovative system could play an important role in tidal […]

Vattenfall proposes 16 new turbines for Scottish forest

Vattenfall has proposed installing 16 new turbines close to one of its existing wind farms in Scotland. The Swedish energy giant is now seeking opinions from experts and the general public regarding the planned additions to the forested area surrounding the Clashindarroch Wind Farm. Vattenfall’s Project Manager Andrew Bennett, said: “Vattenfall’s Clashindarroch Wind Farm has been successfully generating clean, green electricity for 18 […]