Scotland awards £3.4m for ‘world’s most powerful’ tidal turbine

The O2 2MW Floating Tidal Energy Turbine’s rotors can be turned 360° to allow power to be extracted from both directions

Industry first: 1.2MW UK tidal power system decommissioned

The SeaGen tidal system was installed in 2008 and became the first commercial-scale, electricity generating and grid connected project of its kind in the world

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

Welsh tidal energy project granted €14.9m

Minesto aims to expand the Holyhead Deep site to become a commercial 80MW tidal energy farm

AI technology to make waves in tidal energy project

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

Canadian firm Emera pulls support from tidal energy project

It comes after OpenHydro filed for liquidation last month

French support for tidal energy demonstrator granted EU approval

The nation intends to verify the potential for the technology before deploying it on a larger scale

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

UK tidal plant breaks monthly generation records

A tidal stream power plant off the coast of Scotland has set a world record for monthly energy production. Phase 1A of marine developer Atlantis’ MeyGen project in the Pentland Firth produced more than 700MWh of clean electricity in August. The facility’s total production since launch is now approaching 2GWh. It will soon enter into […]

Shetland tidal energy project to be extended

Plans to extend the tidal energy project in the Shetlands have been announced. Scotland-based Nova Innovation is to lead a major new European tidal power project, heading a consortium of nine industrial, academic and research organisations across Europe. The Enabling Future Arrays in Tidal (EnFAIT) project builds on Nova’s existing operational tidal power station in […]