• RenewableUK welcomes tidal lagoons

    RenewableUK, the UK trade association representing the wind and marine energy industries, is expanding its membership to include companies involved in tidal lagoon energy, having covered wave and tidal stream energy since 2004.

  • Atlantis, RusHydro Australia move could jumpstart tidal market

    Faltering regulatory support for renewable energy in Australia and an underlying love of coal was set to derail the country’s ambitions to become a tidal contender, say insiders. But an MoU announcement made by Atlantis Resources and RusHydro could shake things up.

  • App observes marine life

    Funding awarded for collaborative marine life observation program including Grand Passage, Petit Passage, Digby Gut and adjacent waters.

  • Brown researchers claim hydrofoil has 'secret sauce' for shallow tidal power

    A research group at Brown University in the US is working on a shallow water tidal power device, a hydrofoil of sorts, that it claims it has a ‘special sauce’ to overcome problems associated with shallow water devices.

  • Atlantis has transformational year

    Tim Cornelius, CEO of Atlantis Resources, has stated as part of the company’s maiden financial results that "2013 was a transformational year for Atlantis Resources in which many corporate milestones were achieved."

  • EMEC study shows smaller vessels stand up to larger ships

    Research led by the European Marine Energy Centre has revealed that smaller, cheaper vessels can carry out many of the tasks currently given to larger, more expensive ships, leading to reduced installation and O&M costs.

  • EMEC pod to help hasten technology development

    A special tidal energy monitoring system being developed by the European Marine Energy Centre promises to assist developers with site characterisation.

  • Nautricity deploys CoRMaT turbine at Shapinsay

    Nautricity has successfully deployed its CoRMaT tidal turbine at EMEC’s Shapinsay Sound site.

  • Mojo ops tool aims to mitigate risks

    Mojo Maritime claims that its ops planning tool called Mermaid can mitigate risk related to offshore installation delays.

  • Hayle marine park attracts £24m

    A funding package worth millions of pounds of funding has been earmarked for the development of a marine renewables business park (MRBP) in Hayle in the UK, which will provide 2,500sqm of industrial and office based accommodation that could create 120 new jobs by 2020.

  • NHC and LaSalle Consulting to merge

    Two of the largest engineering firms operating in hydraulic modeling laboratories in North America are set to merge, it has been repoted. Under the merger plans, LaSalle will remain a separate company, Lasalle|NHC, a wholly owned subsidiary of NHC.

  • RusHydro, Atlantis sign Australia projects MoU

    Atlantis Resources, the AIM-listed vertically integrated turbine supplier and project owner in the tidal power industry, and JSC Lenhydroproject (a 100%-owned subsidiary of RusHydro) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding about cooperation on prospective tidal power projects in Australia.

  • Industry welcomes UK-Nova Scotia agreement

    Tidal insiders have welcomed Nova Scotia and the UK’s memorandum of understanding to help the industry. But more needs to be done to foster commercialisation.

  • Sad news for Pulse Tidal

    Confirmed by web site Insolvency List, Pulse Tidal, which developed a tidal stream power plant in the Humber estuary and received support from regional development agency Yorkshire Forward and Future Energy Yorkshire, among others, has been placed into liquidation.

  • Blade maker Airborne sets up legal presence in Cherbourg

    Dutch company Airborne, a manufacturer of composite blades for tidal turbines, has established a legal presence in Cherbourg, France, to support the development of local tidal projects.