Alstom says its 1-megawatt tidal turbine hit its nameplate power capacity in recent testing as marine energy activities surge in Scotland.
Video from Aquamarine Power shows its Oyster 800 wave energy device taking a beating – but surviving – two-story tall waves in Orkney, Scotland.
Alstom draws power from its 1-megawatt tidal turbine for the first time as testing unfolds at the European Marine Energy Centre.
A 1-megawatt Tidal Generation turbine is installed for testing in Scotland, paving the way for Alstom’s purchase of the company from Rolls Royce.
Is marine power environmentally friendly? A U.K. project is looking into the matter, using sophisticated sonar to monitor a tidal turbine in Scottish waters.
The groups developing the Pacific Marine Energy Center select the European Marine Energy Centre to povide a development plan.
Vattenfall, which aims to build a big wave power plant off the Shetlands, grabs the final test berth at the European Marine Energy Center.
The Finnish renewable technology company Wello says its 0.5-megawatt Penguin wave device is ready for deployment at the European Marine Energy Centre.
Hammerfest Strom’s underwater tidal-power turbine is in place at the European Marine Energy Center, with testing set to begin in 2012.
ScottishPower Renewables’ wave power generator is the newest addition to the machines being tested at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, Scotland.