Minesto injects first tidal energy into the Faroe Islands’ grid

The marine energy developer has now switched on its 100kW grid-connected tidal kite system in the islands

US awards $35m for development of hydrokinetic turbines

The funding will support 11 projects, which will address remote and utility-scale riverine energy and tidal energy

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

Almost 3GW of ocean energy ‘could be deployed worldwide by 2030’

Nearly 90% of these developments could be installed in European waters, according to a report

Microsoft retrieves underwater data centre powered by tidal and wave energy

This is the final stage of research to investigate if it is logistically, environmentally and economically practical to operate data centre units left on the seafloor for years

Offshore energy technology developers offered free access to test facilities in Europe

The MaRINET2 project is open to developers of offshore wind, wave and tidal energy at full system, subsystem, component and sensor level

HydroWing launches floating device to generate green hydrogen from the sea

The ‘THyPSO’ is fitted with up to six tidal turbines that convert seawater into hydrogen, contributing to UK’s decarbonisation efforts

Tidal energy ‘could provide 24/7 renewable energy to Danish archipelago’

A new study projects electricity demand in Faroe Islands will reach 600GW by 2030, allowing tidal energy to play a bigger role in its power generation

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