Scottish tidal energy firm Nova Innovation secures £6.4m investment

It will fund the manufacturing and distribution of the Edinburgh-based firm’s innovative subsea tidal turbines and boost its presence across the UK and expand into new global markets

Nova Innovation granted £2m to scale up tidal turbine production

The Scottish firm will develop the first European assembly line to mass manufacture tidal turbines

‘World’s biggest’ undersea tidal energy hub lands £1.5m grant from Scottish Government

Funding will be used for the development of company’s 80MW subsea hub in the Pentland Firth off Northern Scotland and will allow 40 tidal turbines to be connected to a single power export cable

New EU tidal joint venture formed with Dutch acquisition

QED Naval and HydroWing have joined forces to buy tidal turbine business Tocardo

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

Scottish tidal turbine blades deal awarded

The company that will manufacture the blades for a bank of tidal turbines off the coast of Shetland has been announced. Shetland Composites bagged the six-month deal from Edinburgh-based Nova Innovation, which is developing five 100kW tidal turbines. The Shetland Tidal Array will be built in two phases, with commissioning of the first three scheduled […]

Pentland Firth could provide ‘half of Scotland’s electricity’

Tidal turbines in the currents between the Scottish mainland and the Orkney Island have the potential to generate up to 1.9GW of power – equivalent to almost half of Scotland’s electricity needs. That’s according to researchers at Oxford University whose new study highlights the huge potential of tidal power in the Pentland Firth and says […]