UK to host global wave and tidal energy event for first time

THE UK – home to more wave and tidal energy devices than the rest of the world combined – is to host the International...

Innovation in a time of uncertainty

THIS year’s British Hydropower Association conference (10-11 November, Glasgow) takes place against a backdrop of considerable uncertainty for the sector following the government's publication...

Micro-hydropower electricity generation could save the water industry millions, says study

New research findings from Bangor University and Trinity College Dublin have highlighted the potential for further cost savings from micro-hydropower. Savings of up to...

Hydro summit appraises threats

The vital need to reform the Feed-In Tariff and alternative ways of using the power generated by Scotland's rivers were topics reviewed at a...

Assessing the potential of pumped storage

Craig McMaster of water and natural resources specialist MWH explains why additional pumped storage hydropower could help the UK manage the variability of renewables Is...

Hydro-powered pump picks up European innovation award

THE EU climate innovation initiative Climate-KIC has judged Dutch start-up aQysta to be Europe’s most innovative clean-tech venture. A jury of entrepreneurs, financiers and...
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Fortunes ebb and flow for UK tidal power

TIDAL power equipment supplier Atlantis Resources was awarded a £7.5 million two-year contract in late August to support further development of the MeyGen tidal...
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Grid-connected project makes waves for tidal power in Wales

WALES’ first full-scale tidal energy generator was unveiled on 7 August at Pembroke Port by The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones. The DeltaStream device...
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Fish-friendly hydropower coup

OXFORDSHIRE-based Hallidays Hydropower was recently commissioned to undertake the three-month installation of an Archimedes Screw at the Old Swan & Minster Mill, a hotel...

Turbine’s towering success

AN engineering firm has unveiled its new wind turbine tower, a 20-metre structure manufactured for US business Bergey Windpower. Two towers have been installed on...

The new wave of interest

THE UK Government has launched its £20m scheme that will support two pre-commercial projects to demonstrate the operation of wave and/or tidal devices in...
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