Researchers Working For the Development of Next Generation Energy Technologies

Researchers from over 70 institutions funded by ten European energy research funding institutions will come together at the first annual congress of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA), to be held in Brussels on 11-12 April during European Union Sustainable Energy Week. EERA was founded by the EC as part of the Strategic Technology Energy … Read more

Ireland Losing Out in Offshore Wind and Marine Energy Generation

The director of one of Europe’s leading energy producers and owner of indigenous Irish energy supplier Airtricity has warned that Ireland is being left behind in the development of offshore wind and marine generation. Addressing over 400 delegates at the annual conference of the Irish Wind Energy Association, Scottish and Southern Energy Group finance director … Read more

£42 Million Wave Hub ‘Plugged In’ and Open For Business

The pioneering Wave Hub marine energy project in England has been ‘plugged in’ for the first time since its installation over the summer and is officially open for business. Wave Hub has created the world’s largest test site for wave energy technology by building a grid-connected socket on the seabed 16 kilometres off the coast … Read more

One of World’s Largest Tidal Energy Projects Awarded

The Crown Estate, which owns the UK seabed out to the 12-nautical mile territorial limit and around half of the foreshore, has awarded an agreement for lease for the Inner Sound tidal project to MeyGen, a joint venture between Atlantis, International Power and Morgan Stanley. With a capacity of up to 400 MW, the project … Read more

World’s Largest Test Site for Wave Energy Successfully Deployed

The pioneering Wave Hub marine energy project has been safely installed on the seabed following a delicate operation to lower the 12-tonne hub into 55 metres of water, 16 kilometres off the coast of Cornwall in South West England. Wave Hub is creating the world’s largest test site for wave energy technology by building a … Read more

World’s Largest Tidal Turbine Unveiled

Atlantis Resources Corporation, one of the world’s leading developers of electricity generating tidal current turbines, has unveiled the largest and most powerful tidal power turbine ever built, the AK1000, at Invergordon, Scotland. The AK1000 is due for installation at a dedicated berth at the European Marine Energy Centre, located in Orkney, Scotland later this summer. … Read more