- Atlantis has expanded its portfolio of advanced-stage projects through its latest deal with ScottishPower Renewables’ (SPR) and the developer is to soon complete the flagship MeyGen 1a plant and close financing on the Sound of Islay project.
France gathers speed in race to deploy tidal
Nov 6, 2013
France’s chances of challenging the UK’s supremacy in tidal power have been boosted through recent signs of government support coupled with a strong industrial presence.
Alstom injects 100MW into the grid
Nov 6, 2013
Alstom’s full scale tidal stream device that is installed at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, has now injected over 100MWh of electricity into the grid.
DP Marine Energy’s Simon De Pietro on consenting process
Oct 23, 2013
Tidal Today talks to Simon De Pietro, Director, DP Marine Energy about project planning especially consenting and uncertainty on technology readiness.
Leading tidal stakeholders to collaborate in London
Oct 17, 2013
Leading developers including Scottish Power Renewables, GDF Suez and DP Marine Energy have committed to driving down the cost of energy at the tidal energy industries annual meeting this November in London.
TSB to deliver MESAT competition results in November
Oct 17, 2013
This November the Technology Strategy Board will deliver the second Marine Energy Supporting Array Technology (MESAT) dissemination event at the annual International Tidal Energy Summit on the 25th November in London.
DCNS: planning for a EUR1bn business
Oct 14, 2013
In 2008, French naval defence company DCNS made the decision to diversify its portfolio of activities and invest in a wide range of 'ocean energy' technologies, including tidal. We look at the company that acquired OpenHydro and what they hope to achieve in the short and long-term.
François Piquet and Jean Michel Sevin on Normandy’s promise
Oct 8, 2013
West Normandy Marine Energy president François Piquet and Ports of Normandy chief executive Jean Michel Sevin discuss developments at France’s foremost tidal power hub.
Rob Saunders, Head of Energy at the Technology Strategy Board
Sep 25, 2013
Tidal Today speaks to Rob Saunders of the TSB on how it is working to bring the best new tidal energy technologies to market faster by bridging the gap between concept and commercialisation.
Anders Jannson, CEO Minesto
Jul 2, 2013
Standfirst: Tidal Today speaks with the CEO and founder of Minesto, a tidal device developer, on the market drivers behind low velocity current devices in the UK and other island nations.
Mexican tidal project to tackle fresh water, electricity and marine life sustainabilty
Feb 22, 2012
The Tiburón Agua y Electricidad project in Mexico aims to provide major megawatts and fresh water to supply large parts of North Western Mexico and the Southwest US. It also claims plans for a reef-growing infrastructure that will keep sea life and fishermen happy.