Aquamarine Power CEO says nuclear power, unlike renewable power, comes with unknown costs and myriad environmental and legacy issues.
The creators of the WITT device say it could be used to convert the motion energy of walking or of the waves, and it appears to be getting more and more backers.
It’s not just about wind for Iberdrola, which is partnering with Alstom on tidal power in Scotland and also backing HiWave, a new wave power concept.
Researchers tinker with how best to arrange tidal sails, a new method for harnessing tidal power being developed in Norway.
A young scientist wins a UK Dyson Award for his multi-axis wave energy generator concept.
In Wales, two old quarries will be connected by a tunnel in a pumped-hydro project that will store energy produced at night, boosting renewables on the grid.
Renewable energy provided over 14% of America’s electric power in the first half of 2013.