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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)

Marine website plays cupid – reNews

Marine website plays cupidreNewsNSRI project director Gordon Drummond added: “The wave and tidal sectors are less mature in their contribution to energy production, as a result they are currently more expensive than traditional generating resources. “This resource presents a huge …

Floating tidal energy platform ‘could be game-changer for coastal communities’ – Professional Engineering

Professional EngineeringFloating tidal energy platform ‘could be game-changer for coastal communities’Professional EngineeringThe autonomously-controlled unit was installed in just five hours, and generated power within two days. Built in Scotland between July and October with grant funding from the Scottish government, the platform will be taken apart and transported to the …and more »

Tidal energy for AROB – Loop PNG

Loop PNGTidal energy for AROBLoop PNGIt has signed a cooperation agreement with Australian companies Mako Tidal Turbines and Kleinhardt Pty Ltd to develop a business case and funding plan for renewable energy generation in the Buka Passage. According t…

Pwllheli nature reserve ‘to benefit’ from tidal energy – Cambrian News

Cambrian NewsPwllheli nature reserve ‘to benefit’ from tidal energyCambrian NewsA PWLLHELI nature reserve is one of 15 across the county which “will benefit” from a partnership between the council and a tidal lagoon energy firm. Lôn Cob Bach will now be maintained after Tidal Lagoon Power, which is responsible for the bid to build …and more »

Scots tidal makes a splash – reNews

reNewsScots tidal makes a splashreNewsSustainable Marine Energy has installed its next-generation Plat-I floating tidal platform for tests in the Connel Sound off Oban. The 280kW steel trimaran device deployed 500 metres offshore features four Schottel…

Government told this is the time to back Swansea lagoon as it puts ‘clean growth’ at heart of new industrial strategy – WalesOnline

WalesOnlineGovernment told this is the time to back Swansea lagoon as it puts ‘clean growth’ at heart of new industrial strategyWalesOnlineNewport West Labour MP Paul Flynn urged the UK Government to support tidal and hydro power in Wales as opposed to projects like the £18bn Hinkley Point C nuclear power station. He said: “The one thing we can rely on in Wales are the tides and the rain.

Tidal power schemes face growing wave of uncertainty – power schemes face growing wave of £10bn plans to spearhead tidal lagoon power projects in Wales could fall apart after the Treasury vowed to tighten its grip on green spending until the pressure on energy bills eases. The fate of green industrialist Mark Shorrock’s £1.3bn front …

Develop tidal power, name it for Barrett – Times Colonist

Develop tidal power, name it for BarrettTimes ColonistI met former B.C. premier Dave Barrett when I came back from serving as regional engineer for Environment Canada Maritimes Region. While there, we did the Bay of Fundy Tidal Power Study, resulting i…

Worth paying ‘over the odds’ for tidal lagoon – Labour – BBC News

BBC NewsWorth paying ‘over the odds’ for tidal lagoon – LabourBBC NewsMeans no new solar PV, no new onshore wind and no support for tidal.” But sources close to the Swansea project said the changes did not mean no support for tidal power as there was still an unallocated pot of £557m and a decision to support Swansea …Does the Budget really mean the end of the road for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon?WalesOnlineUK Autumn Budget 2017: No fresh funds for renewable energy projectsBiofuels International Magazineall 286 news articles »