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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)

Limerick company to develop tidal energy device – Limerick Post

Limerick PostLimerick company to develop tidal energy deviceLimerick PostThe device will be capable of generating enough electricity to power up to 15 homes. Horizon 2020 grant funding of €2.7million has been received through Gkinetic’s manufacturing partner DesignPro Ltd, which is based in Rathkeale, to commercialise 25kW …

Atlantis Resources Ltd confident of CfD deal for MeyGen tidal power … – Proactive Investors UK

Proactive Investors UKAtlantis Resources Ltd confident of CfD deal for MeyGen tidal power …Proactive Investors UKAtlantis Resources Limited (LON:ARL) is confident it will be able to negotiate a deal for its MeyGen tidal stream project from the unallocated portion of the recent …Chief of world’s largest tidal power project, in Scotland, calls for …HeraldScotlandall 3 news articles »

NSRI Reveals the Challenges and Opportunities in Wave and Tidal … – OilVoice

OilVoiceNSRI Reveals the Challenges and Opportunities in Wave and Tidal …OilVoicePotential enablers which will assist subsea supply chain companies to break into the growing wave and tidal energy sectors, and associated technological b …Energy Voice | Subsea supply chain given ‘huge opportunity’ to …Energy Voiceall 2 news articles »

Watch a Wall of Water Race Up a River – National Geographic

National GeographicWatch a Wall of Water Race Up a RiverNational GeographicSome tidal bores have global reputations for their beauty and destructive power. Each year, the U.K.’s Severn River sees some 250 bores move upriver. The Lupar Benak bore in Sarawak, Malaysia, nearly drowned the British author Somerset Maugham …

N.S. opens door to new energy ventures among world’s highest … – CTV News

CTV NewsN.S. opens door to new energy ventures among world’s highest …CTV NewsNova Scotia has opened the door to small tidal technology ventures in the Bay of Fundy, giving them broad access to test their projects amid the world’s highest …Nova Scotia eases tidal path – Wave and Tidal | reNEWS …reNewsall 2 news articles »

Nova Scotia to expand tidal energy market – BNN

BNNNova Scotia to expand tidal energy marketBNNHALIFAX – Smaller tidal technology projects will be given broad access to test in the Bay of Fundy and would be able to sell the electricity they generate under legislative changes introduced by the Nova Scotia government. Energy Minister Geoff …Nova Scotia to open all of Bay of Fundy to small turbine projects …CBC.caNS opens door to new energy ventures among world’s highest tides in FundyNews1130Proposed amendments to Nova Scotia’s Marine Renewable-energy Act could further marine energy developmentHydroWorldall 4 news articles »

US Approves First Permanent Tidal Power Test Site – Marine Technology News

Marine Technology NewsUS Approves First Permanent Tidal Power Test SiteMarine Technology NewsThe first permanent tidal power test site in the U.S. has been approved, following several environmental studies and careful…First Permanent Tidal Power Test Site in the US ApprovedHydro Internationalall 5 news articles »

Future Power Technology: Issue 91 – Power Technology

Power TechnologyFuture Power Technology: Issue 91Power TechnologyWe also examine the future of clean coal following the failure of the flagship carbon capture project at Kemper power plant in Mississippi, US, look inside the Caribbean’s only nuclear reactor, consider the precarious position of the UK’s tidal sector …

‘Off-grid’ remote communities to get energy from tidal device – Irish Times

Irish Times’Off-grid’ remote communities to get energy from tidal deviceIrish TimesA Limerick-based tidal energy company is working on a new “off-grid” floating device that could generate enough electricity to power up to 15 homes in remote communities. Newcastle West-headquartered GKinetic Energy is working on the 25kw commercial …

Senior Welsh Tories urge prime minister to back lagoon bid – BBC News

BBC NewsSenior Welsh Tories urge prime minister to back lagoon bidBBC NewsIn their letter, the Welsh Conservatives said the Swansea scheme would “cost households less than the price of a pint of milk each year and in a single step, opens up the very real prospect of generating power from the UK’s abundant tidal resource at …Welsh Conservatives have united to demand Theresa May’s backing for the Swansea Bay Tidal LagoonWalesOnlineall 2 news articles »

Wave and tidal energy: the O&M challenges – Power Technology

Power TechnologyWave and tidal energy: the O&M challengesPower TechnologyWith extreme waves damaging parts and devices submerged in hard-to-reach places, operating and maintaining marine energy equipment has always been a challenge for the wave and…