Nova Innovation ups tidal power tempo with €2.5M EIC grant

Scottish tidal energy company Nova Innovation has secured €2.5 million to build an upscaled tidal energy turbine, expected to further slash the cost of tidal power. Nova Innovation’s Eunice tidal turbine (Courtesy of Nova Innovation) The European Innovation Council (EIC) … Read More

Morlais tidal energy project gets government’s OK

The Welsh Government has given its consent for the development of the Morlais tidal stream energy project set to be located offshore Holy Island. This is the first part of the consenting process, which means construction can now begin onshore … Read More

OEE: Time for EU to join drive to create global ocean energy market

The voice of Europe’s ocean renewable energy industry, Ocean Energy Europe (OEE), has applauded the UK government’s decision to ringfence £20 million a year for tidal stream energy, calling the EU to step up for ocean energy as well. Rémi … Read More

UK to invest £20 million per year in tidal energy in ‘game-changing’ move for the sector

The UK government will invest £20 million per year in tidal stream electricity as part of its flagship renewable energy auction scheme, kickstarting a brand-new chapter for the marine energy industry. Illustration/SIMEC Atlantis’ tidal energy turbine (Courtesy of SIMEC Atlantis) … Read More

MarineSpace secures environmental work for Morlais tidal scheme

Marine planning and environmental consultancy MarineSpace has secured a contract from Menter Môn related to the environmental monitoring for the Anglesey tidal energy project. Morlais Demonstration Zone (Courtesy of Welsh Government) The project, known as the Morlais Demonstration Zone, was … Read More

In focus: Ships, oil & gas platforms to get greener by the day with clean fuels and renewables

Massive investment announcements and ambitious new developments in the energy and shipping sectors marked this week on Offshore Energy (well, together with our Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference), as work on the global energy transition is moving forward through numerous … Read More

Video: Minesto unlocking tidal power potential in Faroe Islands

Swedish tidal energy company Minesto has released a video summarizing its Deep Green tidal energy activities in Vestmannasund strait in the Faroe Islands. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences [embedded content] In the run-up … Read More

ELEMENT set to start onshore testing programme for Nova Innovation’s tidal energy turbine

EU-backed ELEMENT project, whose aim is to slash the cost of tidal energy by 17% using artificial intelligence, is well underway with preparations to start with the onshore testing programme at ORE Catapult’s Blyth facility. Visualisation of a tidal turbine … Read More

HydroQuest brings tidal energy turbine ashore after two years in operation off France

French marine energy company HydroQuest has retrieved its 1MW tidal energy turbine after two years of being submerged and operating at the Paimpol-Bréhat site in the French province of Brittany. Premium content Checking for account. You need javascript to validate … Read More

In focus: Energy transition is not moving forward – it is leaping towards net-zero goal

Not long has passed since the first industry and governmental commitments to making concrete moves towards cleaner energy and shipping sectors. The road of the global energy transition started with pledges and strategies, and is planned to end in a … Read More