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SensorLogic's SNOdar sensors to aid hydropower optimization in Norway
22 September, 2022
Where2O, a Norwegian IoT company and part of the Telenor group, is to...
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First commercial-scale UMACK anchor installed
Thursday, September 22, 2022 by CorPower Ocean, Maersk Supply Service and Dieseko have successfully installed the first commercial-scale UMACK anchor to support the HiWave-5 demonstration project.

Sweco to study feasibility of floating solar at Ugandan dams
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 by Sweco is to carry out a feasibility study for floating solar technology at hydroelectric dams in Uganda, as well as detailed design of a pilot plant, for the Uganda Electricity...

CorPower Ocean completes dry test program for commercial scale WEC
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 by CorPower Ocean’s first commercial scale C4 Wave Energy Converter (WEC) has completed a rigorous one-year on-land testing program, following a final ‘Ironman’ endurance exercise.

Hybrid energy platform successfully completes tank testing
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 by A floating hybrid energy platform which combines wave and wind power technology has successfully completed tank testing.

Study to investigate impact of snow dynamics on Italian hydro plants
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 by Wegaw has been selected by Enel and ESA to deliver a technical feasibility study of snow water equivalent values that would support a scalable nowcasting and forecasting energy...

New wave energy array to be demonstrated at EMEC
Tuesday, August 09, 2022 by Marine Power Systems (MPS) will bring its first commercial scale array demonstration to two berths at the European Marine Energy Centre’s (EMEC)Billia Croo wave test site, off the...

First commercial-scale composite WEC hull for CorPower Ocean
Thursday, July 28, 2022 by Teaming up with composite machinery specialist Autonational and composite tank experts CPT Tankwell, CorPower Ocean has successfully developed its first commercial-scale wave...

US-European satellite project to create world's first global freshwater survey
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 by A collaboration project between NASA and the French space agency Centre National d’Études Spatial (CNES), with contributions from the Canadian Space Agency and the UK Space Agency, is...

Bombora begins final test of flagship Wave Energy Converter
Friday, July 15, 2022 by Bombora Wave Power has announced it is entering the final test and assembly phase of its 1.5MW Pembrokeshire Demonstration Project, prior to ocean deployment.

Commercial performance verified for Minesto's tidal power plant in Faroe Islands
Monday, July 11, 2022 by Marine energy developer Minesto has successfully commissioned the first unit of tidal power plant ‘Dragon 4’ in grid-connected operation in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands, with...

Voith and Ray Sono offer mobile device monitoring for small hydro operators
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 by Voith has teamed up with digital specialist Ray Sono to launch a digital service product that will allow operators of small hydropower projects to manage their station directly...

Successful launch of first Dragon Class tidal powerplant
Thursday, May 26, 2022 by Marine energy developer Minesto has successfully completed the first week of commissioning for the new Dragon 4 tidal power plant in Vestmanna, Faroe Islands.

Aquantis first US developer to physically test at EMEC site
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 by California-based tidal energy developer Aquantis Inc is set to become the first US ocean energy developer to physically test at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) after signing...

Tidal array build-out plans launched for Faroe Islands
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 by Marine energy developer Minesto has launched a detailed plan for large-scale build-out of tidal energy arrays in the Faroe Islands, with the plan including four new verified sites...

ORPC and Matanuska-Susitna Borough trialling new RivGen Power System
Friday, April 08, 2022 by ORPC, Inc., and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough are to test ORPC’s RivGen Power System‘s potential to power cathodic protection systems which safeguard underwater assets at the Upper...

Milestone in Canadian-German EvoFoil collaboration
Wednesday, April 06, 2022 by A new 4.3m tidal turbine foil (blade) developed as part of the EvoFoil Project has completed extreme load testing to demonstrate its future durability within some of the most...

New collab using satellite data to help optimise Swiss hydropower production
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 by A new consortium of Swiss hydropower companies and science firms are working together to help optimise hydropower production through the use of satellite data.

RESOURCECODE to launch marine data toolbox
Wednesday, March 09, 2022 by A new integrated marine data toolbox developed to support the investment and growth in the wave, tidal and offshore wind energy sector is set to be launched at a free event tomorrow...

New hydro technology developed for mountainous regions
Monday, March 07, 2022 by An international team of researchers has developed new hydropower technology based on electric trucks that could provide a flexible solution for electricity generation in...

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