Marine energy developer Minesto secures €2.5m EU funding

It is working with utility company SEV for the development and operation of its Deep Green technology in Vestmannasund

Minesto hopes to make waves in the Caribbean with tidal tech

It is to conduct a joint feasibility study with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda into the potential deployment of its technology

Marine energy developer breaks new waves with subsea kite technology

Minesto says it is a ‘ground-breaking moment’ for the marine industry

Tidal sector ‘could provide £1.4m boost to UK by 2030’

New research suggests costs could be significantly reduced and around 4,000 jobs could be supported by 2030

Marine Hub Cornwall-Marine Energy Wales ink new deal

They will collaborate on areas of common interest and share knowledge and expertise

New £1.2m wave of funding for Welsh marine energy

The marine energy sector in Wales has received a further £1.2 million boost of EU funds. Marine Energy Wales will use the funding to create the Marine Energy Test Area (META) for developers in the Milford Haven Waterway. It will include zones for research and development and a network of seabed areas where marine energy […]

Finnish firms make waves with new ocean tech

A Finnish marine technology firm is lending its expertise to a new wave energy project. Wärtsilä is supporting the development of AW-Energy’s WaveRoller, a marine energy converter that harnesses the energy of ocean waves and turns it into electricity. The device is a submerged steel panel located near the shore that is moved move back and […]

Deal signed to test the waters for Welsh tidal facility

An engineering, procurement and consultancy firm is to assess the feasibility of a planned marine energy test site in Wales. Black and Veatch has been appointed by test site operator Wave Hub to conduct a study into its proposed Pembrokeshire Demonstration Zone offshore site. The facility aims to allow for the testing of multiple wave energy arrays of […]

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 […]

Marine energy makes waves in UK waters

The UK is well-positioned to lead a global marine energy industry. That’s according to the experts who spoke to ELN at RenewableUK’s Wave and Tidal 2017 conference in Westminster, who discussed the important role the emerging technology could play in the future of Britain’s energy system. Ian Selby, Head of Minerals and Resource Management at the Crown Estate said: “We’ve […]