Black & Veatch: Increasing rotor diameter key to reducing floating tidal energy costs

Using a digital twin of Orbital Marine’s O2 tidal turbine, the UK team of a US-based engineering firm Black & Veatch has found that increasing rotor diameter was key to reducing floating tidal energy costs. Illustration/O2 tidal turbine rendering (Courtesy … Read More

Orbital Marine signs up for PTEC berth off the Isle of Wight

Orbital Marine Power has signed an agreement with Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) to deploy its tidal turbines offshore the Isle of Wight. Orbital Marine’s O2 tidal turbine (Courtesy of Orbital Marine Power) PTEC has gained offshore consents to place … Read More

Orbital Marine keeps up with O2 technology optimisation

Scottish developer of floating tidal energy technology Orbital Marine Power has recently conducted a tank testing campaign on a scale model of O2 tidal turbine at Flowave Ocean Energy Research Facility. Scale model testing at FloWAVE (Courtesy of Orbital Marine … Read More