Jan 14 2021

QED Naval acquires world’s largest tidal turbine array

2021-01-14T10:22:32+00:00January 14, 2021|Article, Press Release|

As 2020 BREXIT and a new decade begins, a wholly new European marine energy partnership is announced. QED Naval Ltd, and HydroWing are delighted to announce a new collaborative European joint venture and with it the acquisition of Holland’s premier tidal turbines business, Tocardo. This collaborative partnership brings together decades of marine-sector expertise as

Dec 15 2020

TIGER field survey at the Morbihan site

2020-12-16T13:04:05+00:00December 15, 2020|Article, Press Release, Video|

Between June and November 2020, teams from Université Bretagne Sud (UBS) and Morbihan Hydro Energies carried out a series of hydrodynamic measurement campaigns and environmental characterisation of the Morbihan site in Brittany, France. From 1 May to 16 June 2020, UBS, Morbihan Hydro Energies, along with Alpha & Co deployed an Acoustic Doppler Current

Oct 26 2020

EMEC enters partnership with PTEC to grow UK tidal energy market

2021-01-11T16:17:39+00:00October 26, 2020|Article|

Positive market signals from the UK government have ignited a partnership between two Scottish and English islands to get the infrastructure ready for commercial scale tidal energy roll out. The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Orkney, Scotland, has joined forces with Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) to develop a large-scale tidal energy site

Aug 31 2020

Successful offshore operation for ADCP installation on Paimpol-Bréhat tidal test site, under the watchful eyes of dolphins!

2021-05-11T16:09:49+01:00August 31, 2020|Article|

A key tidal test site in the TIGER project is the Paimpol-Bréhat, located off the north coast of Brittany in France, which is operated by Electricité de France (EDF). The Paimpol-Bréhat site is at the heart of the France Channel Manche England (FCE) area, it plays a pivotal role in the tidal stream energy

Mar 23 2020

The Engineer: In depth with the TIGER tidal stream project

2020-05-31T23:05:29+01:00March 23, 2020|Article|

David Fowler has published a report on TIGER for The Engineer: Renewable energy in the shape of wind and solar power provides an increasing share of the UK’s energy mix, reaching 40% in the third quarter of last year. So far, however, tidal power has not made significant inroads into the market. Over the

Feb 25 2020

ESI Africa: Tidal energy not just testing the waters but here to stay!

2020-06-02T12:42:51+01:00February 25, 2020|Article|

ESI Africa (Africa's Power Journal) has published an article discussing the potential for advances in ocean energy in 2020: The abundance of ocean surface makes wave and tidal energy an infinite source of clean energy. Countries across the globe have made bold declarations of their intentions to deep dive into harnessing this energy source.

Feb 24 2020

Offshore Energy: Orbital Scouts Turbine Dynamic Controller Expert

2020-06-02T12:48:04+01:00February 24, 2020|Article|

Offshore Energy has published an article detailing Orbital Marine Power's search for experts to work on the TIGER project: Scottish engineering company Orbital Marine Power is looking for experts in turbine dynamic controller design as part of the Tidal Stream Industry Energiser Project, known as TIGER. In parallel to its O2-2000 turbine build, Orbital

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