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Tidal power is taken from the Earth’s oceanic tides; tidal forces are periodic variations in gravitational attraction exerted by celestial bodies. These forces create corresponding motions or currents in the world’s oceans. Tidal power can be classified into three generating methods: Tidal stream generator, Tidal barrage, and Dynamic tidal power. (Wikipedia)

Eight things you need to know about today’s renewables reports – www.businessgreen.com

www.businessgreen.comEight things you need to know about today’s renewables reportswww.businessgreen.comNot only was 2017 a record-breaking year for installations across no less than seven EU member states and the bloc as a whole, but wind provided more than half of total new power capacity installations across the continent. And that’s not the only …and more »

Wave energy ‘more difficult’ than thought – BBC News – BBC News

BBC NewsWave energy ‘more difficult’ than thought – BBC NewsBBC NewsFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said wave and tidal energy has taken “major steps forward” despite a £10m prize for innovation never being awarded. The Saltire Prize was launched by Alex Salmond in 2008 to push marine energy towards commercial …and more »

Wave energy ‘more difficult’ than thought – BBC News – BBC News

BBC NewsWave energy ‘more difficult’ than thought – BBC NewsBBC NewsFirst Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said wave and tidal energy has taken “major steps forward” despite a £10m prize for innovation never being awarded. The Saltire Prize was launched by Alex Salmond in 2008 to push marine energy towards commercial …and more »

Pioneering tidal energy base built by North Wales firm | Bdaily – Bdaily

BdailyPioneering tidal energy base built by North Wales firm | BdailyBdailyThe bespoke concrete base for a pioneering underwater renewable energy project is set to be floated across the coast of North Wales. The structure, which is part of a €30m (£25m) underwater kite project off Anglesey, was constructed by Ruthin-based …and more »

Booster device raises tidal game – reNews

Booster device raises tidal gamereNewsA tidal turbine booster device which was invented by an engineer in Northern Ireland could potentially double power outputs. Larry Donaghey, who invented the so-called marine deflector, claims the device can increa…

Super moon, lunar eclipse, king tides combine for powerful event Wednesday – CTV News

CTV NewsSuper moon, lunar eclipse, king tides combine for powerful event WednesdayCTV NewsAll three events are happening Wednesday morning. Dewey, an expert in coastal flows, tides, waves and turbulence, said the beauty and power of the moon and sea will be on full display. “We’ve got tide gauges out with Ocean Networks Canada and pressure …and more »

TAYLOR: Applications open for tidal power demonstration permits … – TheChronicleHerald.ca

TheChronicleHerald.caTAYLOR: Applications open for tidal power demonstration permits …TheChronicleHerald.caThe Nova Scotia Department of Energy aims to foster development of more renewable energy by opening up a new program for testing technology using the tides of the Bay of Fundy or Bras d’Or Lake. In a news release Wednesday, Energy Minister Geoff …Nova Scotia opens call for tidal energy demos – Renewables NowRenewables Nowall 2 news articles »