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Swansea tidal lagoon project faces job cuts and downsizing – The Guardian

The GuardianSwansea tidal lagoon project faces job cuts and downsizingThe GuardianA source at Tidal Lagoon Power said: “It [the company] is being put in a difficult situation by the UK and Welsh governments.” They said it was crunch time for the project, and the headcount of 50 staff would have to be reduced if support from …and more »

UK tidal power player Atlantis Resources is on the hunt for opportunities in SA’s renewable energy sector – The Advertiser

The AdvertiserUK tidal power player Atlantis Resources is on the hunt for opportunities in SA’s renewable energy sectorThe AdvertiserAtlantis is a global developer of renewable energy projects, including its flagship MeyGen tidal power project off Scotland’s northern coast. That project is the biggest of its kind in the world, with approvals to add up to 398MW of capacity via 251 …and more »

Global Tidal Energy Market 2018 – Pelamis Wave Power Ltd, Tenax Energy, SDE Energy Ltd, AquaGen Technologies – The Financial

Global Tidal Energy Market 2018 – Pelamis Wave Power Ltd, Tenax Energy, SDE Energy Ltd, AquaGen TechnologiesThe FinancialGlobal Tidal Energy Industry 2018 is a comprehensive, professional report delivering market research data that is relevant for new market entrants or established players. Key strategies of the companies operating in the market and their impact analysis …

Maritime Journal | Rémi Gruet: Ocean Energy Europe – Maritime Journal

Maritime JournalMaritime Journal | Rémi Gruet: Ocean Energy EuropeMaritime JournalTidal energy doesn’t have ‘issues’ – we only have challenges,” said Rémi Gruet CEO of Brussels-based Ocean Energy Europe. “We’ve managed overcome them with wind and solar energy, now we are going to do that with tidal power.”and more »

Swansea tidal lagoon negotiations going ‘at full tilt’ – New Civil Engineer

New Civil EngineerSwansea tidal lagoon negotiations going ‘at full tilt’New Civil EngineerBut the cost of electricity generated by the plant has been a sticking point for the government, which would subsidise electricity over 90 years under the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme at an average price of £89.60 per MWh. The Welsh Government …

This energy scheme will protect property worth £2 billion on the North Wales coast, say experts – Daily Post North Wales

Daily Post North WalesThis energy scheme will protect property worth £2 billion on the North Wales coast, say expertsDaily Post North WalesAccording to Henry Dixon, NWTE chairman, the lagoon will not only provide low-carbon electricity for more than one million homes but it will also safeguard the homes, businesses, road and rail links along the North Wales coast. “While much of the focus …North Wales tidal lagoon will safeguard £2 billion of coastal property from floodsDeeside.comall 148 news articles »

UK considers tidal power plan similar to controversial Hinkley deal – The Independent

The IndependentUK considers tidal power plan similar to controversial Hinkley dealThe IndependentUK officials are in intensive talks with their Welsh counterparts to kick-start a tidal power plan by copying the controversial contract awarded to Electricite de France for its Hinkley Point nuclear power project. Tidal Lagoon Power’s Swansea Bay …and more »

UK Weighs Tidal Power Contract Aping Hinkley Nuclear Deal – Bloomberg

BloombergUK Weighs Tidal Power Contract Aping Hinkley Nuclear DealBloombergAmid pressure from more than 100 backbench lawmakers who want the tidal plant to move ahead, ministers are grappling with how to make it palatable. The developer had proposed an initial power price a third higher than Hinkley’s. But an offer of …UK considers tidal power plan similar to controversial Hinkley deal …The Independentall 2 news articles »

Wave and tidal power research center testing converters – Electric Light & Power

Electric Light & PowerWave and tidal power research center testing convertersElectric Light & PowerThe second phase of an international collaborative research project designed to improve the reliability of wave and tidal energy convertors is now underway at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, Scotland. By reducing associated risks and …Wave and Tidal Energy Market Comprehensive Insights 2018 to …Business Servicesall 7 news articles »

Wave and tidal power research center testing converters – Electric Light & Power

Electric Light & PowerWave and tidal power research center testing convertersElectric Light & PowerThe second phase of an international collaborative research project designed to improve the reliability of wave and tidal energy convertors is now underway at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, Scotland. By reducing associated risks and …Wave and Tidal Energy Market Comprehensive Insights 2018 to 2025Business Servicesall 7 news articles »

Report highlights ocean energy activities in 2017 – HydroWorld

HydroWorldReport highlights ocean energy activities in 2017HydroWorld“2017 has been a landmark year in ocean energy,” according to the Annual Report released by the International Energy Agency’s Ocean Energy Systems program. For example, according to the report, global installed ocean energy power approximately doubled …

Simplified design reduces tidal generator costs – Power Technology

Power TechnologySimplified design reduces tidal generator costsPower TechnologyResearchers from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) have developed a tidal generator and anchoring systems that reduces the cost of harnessing deep sea tidal power. Members of the Technological Research Group in Marine Renewable Energy (GITERM …

Obtaining energy from marine currents – Science Daily

Science DailyObtaining energy from marine currentsScience DailyThe research group keeps working to achieve a future successful commercialization of tidal renewable energy devices since they have a great potential to generate power from the marine currents. José Andrés Somolinos, another researcher from GITERM says …

UK project to pair long duration flow machine with tidal energy – Energy Storage News

Energy Storage NewsUK project to pair long duration flow machine with tidal energyEnergy Storage NewsA European consortium is to test the use of long duration storage flow machine technology with a large scale tidal energy project planned for the UK later this year. RedT Energy has been selected to provide a 0.6MW/3MWh system which will be taken from …RedT to pair flow machine with tidal in landmark EU-backed projectClean Energy NewsredT’s storage tech picked for tidal projectRenewables Nowall 13 news articles »

Nuclear fusion may be our great green hope – The Times

Nuclear fusion may be our great green hopeThe TimesUntil 2004 Britain was a net energy exporter. Today, it imports about half its energy. Some of that, in the form of coal and liquefied natural gas, comes directly from Russia, which also supplies a third of Europe’s gas through pipelines. The …