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US DOE announces I AM Hydro winners
06 January, 2021
Eleven winning teams will share a cash prize pot of $175,000 in the...
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Seequent introduces next-generation digital twin technologies
Thursday, December 10, 2020 by Geoscience software company Seequent has unveiled updates to its civil and environmental portfolio, delivering a digital twin for civil infrastructure and environmental projects.

Mocean Energy secures investment to advance wave technology
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 by Wave power specialists Mocean Energy has secured major new investment that will help accelerate the commercialisation of its wave energy technology and drive its adoption in subsea...

Hydro from Vattenfall powers Finnish supercomputer
Monday, November 16, 2020 by One of the fastest supercomputers in the world is to be run 100% by hydropower from European energy company Vattenfall.

AWE in three-year project to demonstrate large-scale WaveFarm
Thursday, November 12, 2020 by Finnish wave energy technology developer AW-Energy Oy (AWE) is to develop processes to deliver the world’s first large-scale WaveFarm, with up to 24 integrated WaveRoller units, in...

Flow batteries and tidal power to combine for green hydrogen production
Monday, November 09, 2020 by A world-first project will combine flow battery technology with tidal power to produce continuous green hydrogen at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, backed...

Manufacturing methods explored for flat-pack hydro energy solution
Tuesday, October 06, 2020 by Manufacturing methods for a patented water wheel capable of combating electricity scarcity in developing countries are being explored by developer Carruthers Renewables and the...

Minesto to continue commissioning Faroe Islands project
Monday, September 14, 2020 by Tidal power developer Minesto has announced it is planning to continue commissioning activities for its tidal energy project in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands in mid-October. The...

Verdant Power on track to install tidal turbines in New York’s East River in Autumn
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 by Verdant Power has announced it is progressing towards an Autumn installation of an array of its three, fifth generation (Gen5) tidal power turbines on the Company’s novel TriFrame™...

Software from Powel used for Enel Green Power’s hydro plants in Valmalenco, Italy
Thursday, July 30, 2020 by Enel Green Power is optimising the planning and dispatching processes for its hydropower plants in the Lombardian valley Valmalenco with software from Powel.

Multiconsult assessing potential for floating solar PV in Kenya
Thursday, July 16, 2020 by Multiconsult has announced it is to conduct a pre-feasibility study for floating solar PV (F-PV) potential on three main dam reservoirs for KenGen in Kenya.

Milestone for mWave project as first cell module transported
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 by A first of its kind, full-scale ‘cell module’ which part of an innovative new marine energy solution being built and tested in Wale was transported from the fabrication workshop of...

Minesto completes first installation phase of Faroe Islands tidal energy project
Friday, June 19, 2020 by Minesto has announced it is progressing its tidal energy project in the Faroe Islands, completing the first phase of the project’s installation.

Tetra Tech develops microseismic technology to help mitigate tailings dam breaches
Wednesday, June 03, 2020 by Tetra Tech has announced it has developed microseismic technology that can monitor the structural stability of tailings dams and identify parameters that may cause a failure.

Scottish and Welsh ocean energy test centres strengthen ties
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 by The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), based in Orkney, Scotland, has signed an agreement with Marine Energy Wales to provide further support to the Marine Energy Test Area (META)...

Bombora and ORE Catapult collaborate on floating wave and wind technology
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 by Wave energy developer Bombora has joined forces with the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Marine Energy Engineering Centre of Excellence (MEECE) in Wales for a research...

SINN power introduces floating ocean hybrid platform
Monday, May 04, 2020 by Wave energy developer SINN Power has introduced a new modular power generation platform that it says will allow wave, wind and PV technologies to work together.

Major tidal turbine installed in China despite pandemic
Monday, April 27, 2020 by A tidal stream turbine with a rotor diameter of 18m has been installed between the islands of Putuoshan and Huludao in the Zhoushan archipelago in China in the past week, marking...

Bentley Systems opens full access to ProjectWise 365
Friday, April 17, 2020 by Bentley Systems, Incorporated has opened up its ProjectWise 365 cloud service, including waiving subscription fees through September 30, 2020, to virtually connect infrastructure...

WaveBoost project closes with clear improvement in performance of wave energy technology
Wednesday, April 08, 2020 by The three-year WaveBoost project – funded by Horizon 2020 – has drawn to a close with a step change improvement achieved to the reliability and performance of wave energy technology,...

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