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.