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CalWave commissions open-water wave energy pilot
12 October, 2021
CalWave has announced it has successfully commissioned its CalWave x1™...
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IoT solutions improve safety and operations at Japanese hydro plant
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 by FogHorn and Energia Communications are working together to help Japan’s Chugoku Electric Power, Co., Inc. to improve safety and operations at its hydroelectric facilities through the...

Minesto and SEV extend PPA and plan potential scale-up in Vestmannasund
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 by Minesto’s 200kW tidal energy site in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands, could be expanded to a 4MW commercial array, a site extension analysis has concluded, with the marine energy...

Online hub showcases hydropower innovations
Friday, August 20, 2021 by The International Hydropower Association has announced the launch of a new online hub that showcases the latest hydropower innovations from around the world.

Smart hydropower tech demand to grow rapidly, says industry survey
Friday, August 13, 2021 by Demand is set to soar for innovative new hydropower technologies which provide flexibility and resilience for electricity grids, according to a new industry survey.

RWE couples batteries with hydropower in innovative facility
Tuesday, July 27, 2021 by RWE has announced details of an innovative battery storage system in Germany that will virtually couple batteries with its run-of-river power stations along the river Mosel,...

Wave energy tender launched by EuropeWave
Thursday, July 08, 2021 by The EuropeWave project is inviting wave energy developers to apply for funding via its innovative pre-commercial procurement (PCP) programme. The five-year collaborative programme...

MPs gather evidence on renewables during EMEC visit
Thursday, July 01, 2021 by The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, hosted members of the House of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee on Monday, with the MPS tasked with gathering...

New system produces energy from municipal water pipeline in Washington, US
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 by InPipe Energy and Skagit Public Utility District have completed the East Division Street Energy Recovery Project at Skagit PUD’s East Division Street booster pump station in Mount...

LineVision's V3 system installed in California
Friday, June 25, 2021 by LineVision has announced that its LiDAR-powered V3 monitoring system will be installed across power lines in the greater Sacramento region for the Sacramento Municipal Utility...

META supports SELKIE tool testing in real sea experience
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 by Wales’ Marine Energy Test Area (META) has welcomed the first deployment in its pre-consented test sites in Milford Haven – with the new C-ADCP tool developed by Swansea University...

Eco Wave Power joins ILIAD project
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 by Wave energy developer Eco Wave Power has announced it is participating in the ILIAD Consortium, which has been awarded €17 million by the European Union (EU) as part of the €1...

Mocean Energy starts sea trials of Blue X at EMEC
Monday, June 14, 2021 by Mocean Energy has begun testing its Blue X wave energy prototype at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney.

Floating solar plant at Banja reservoir starts commercial operation
Wednesday, June 09, 2021 by European renewable energy generator Statkraft, in cooperation with Norwegian supplier Ocean Sun, has started commercial operations at the first floating solar plant in Albania –...

National laboratories collaborate on digital twins project
Tuesday, May 25, 2021 by A US Department of Energy (DOE) sponsored project will see Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) work together to develop a...

Agreement will see tidal power harnessed off the Isle of Wight
Thursday, May 20, 2021 by A new tidal project is on the cards off the Isle of Wight following the signing of a pivotal agreement between Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) and Orbital Marine Power, Ltd.

AqualisBraemar LOC supports wave energy projects
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 by AqualisBraemar LOC is supporting successful proposals for two wave energy converter (WEC) projects, which have both been awarded UKRI EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Science...

Cooperation deal will bring benefits of digitalization to the hydropower industry
Monday, May 17, 2021 by Voith Hydro has announced it is entering a pilot phase of cooperation with Austrian firm HYDROGRID, with the firms having already successfully validated the strong demand for a...

Bolina trials new boom to protect critical infrastructure
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 by Bolina, an Ecocoast company, has announced it is launching a new debris boom to protect critical infrastructure, including hydraulic structures.

Aerospace and wind energy technology adopted for tidal turbine foils
Thursday, April 22, 2021 by Sustainable Marine has announced it is adopting cutting-edge aerospace and wind energy technology in a new project to drive the evolution of tidal turbine foils (blades).

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