Minesto to develop smaller ‘sea kite’ wave tech

A wave energy company intends to expand its market share by developing a new, smaller version of its underwater turbine technology. Minesto says a smaller version of its Deep Green device, called the DG100, would allow the company to enter new markets and engage in larger business opportunities, including those in Asia. The smaller DG100 […]

Welsh tidal energy project given green light

A tidal energy project west of Anglesey has been granted consent by Natural Resources Wales. Minesto aims to demonstrate the 0.5MW Deep Green device ahead of plans to install a 10MW array at the site. It will be located in the southern corner of Holyhead Deep, 6.5km off the coast of Anglesey. The first phase […]

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 […]

Planned tidal project swells to 80MW

A marine energy developer hopes to increase the capacity of a planned tidal array from 10MW to 80MW. Minesto has today announced plans to expand its proposed site in Holyhead Deep, North Wales, which will use the power of ocean waves to generate electricity using the firm’s Deep Green power plants. The firm currently holds a lease agreement from the Crown Estate to […]