Tidal energy project on remote North Welsh island secures £1.2m funding

The project is claimed to turn Bardsey Island into the world’s first ‘blue energy’ island which could be entirely powered by wave energy

Nova Innovation hopes to make waves with new tidal array in Canada

A total of 15 turbines will be installed which will generate enough electricity to power around 600 homes

Nova Innovation shoots past funding target

The tidal energy developer raised £700,000, significantly more than its goal of £500,000

AI technology to make waves in tidal energy project

The ELEMENT project aims to slash the lifetime cost of energy by 17%

Tidal energy firm makes waves with Tesla battery storage

Nova Innovation claims it has developed the world’s first grid-connected baseload tidal power station

Crown Estate looks to make waves with tidal lease

Nova Innovation’s Shetland Tidal Array started delivering electricity to the local grid in 2016 and now has a lease to 2041

Funding boost for tidal energy in North Wales

Tidal energy developer Nova Innovation has been granted £265,000 to help establish its operations in Wales. Marine Energy Wales said the government-backed Coastal Communities Fund (CCF) will provide the funding over a three-year period, which will support the establishment of a turbine assembly facility and four full time posts in North Wales. Nova is currently […]

First power exported from Shetland Tidal Array

The Shetland Tidal Array in Scotland has produced its first power. The first of the three 100KW turbines under phase one of the project has exported power to the Shetland grid, according to developers Nova Innovation and ELSA. Nova expects to deploy the fourth and fifth units of the £3.75 million project, which has been […]

Scottish tidal energy project secures £1.85m

An energy company has been awarded funding worth £1.85 million by the Scottish Government to create a bank of tidal turbines off the Shetland coast. Nova Innovation is set to build the Shetland Tidal Array, which includes five 100KW tidal turbines in the Bluemull Sound site that will power the equivalent of 300 homes. It […]

Shetland people’s tidal turbine starts turning in ‘world first’

A tidal power turbine, which is claimed to be the world’s first community-owned technology of its kind, has started generating electricity. Located in Scotland, the Nova-30 turbine will power up to 30 homes, an industrial estate and a locally-owned ice plant in Shetland. The turbine sits on the seabed at a depth of more than […]