Wales unveils giant tidal turbine

A full-scale tidal energy generator, claimed to be among the world’s first demonstration devices to produce green tidal power, has been unveiled in Wales. Tidal Energy’s underwater DeltaStream turbine will be installed in Ramsey Sound in Pembrokeshire for a 12-month trial, generating energy from tidal currents on the sea bed. Energy produced from the 150-tonne […]

£1.6m fund for ‘first’ tidal energy generator in Wales

A Welsh firm has been awarded a £1.6 million grant for the nation’s “first” full-scale tidal energy project. The cash will help Cardiff-based Tidal Energy Ltd deploy its ‘DeltaStream’ device (pictured) in Ramsey Sound, Pembrokeshire, where it will generate clean electricity over a 12-month demonstration period. The technology sits on the seabed and includes three […]

Welsh renewables awarded Carbon Trust money

Welsh renewable company, Tidal Energy Ltd, has been awarded £390,000 by the Carbon Trust to help fund environmental monitoring work off the Pembrokeshire coast. TEL will make environmental assessment data available to the wider marine energy industry. The grant from the Carbon Trust’s Entrepreneurs Fast Track Programme, comes after TEL announced an £11m funding package […]