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Oct 8 2021

Franco-British partnership: Syndicat des Energies Renouvelables and the UK Marine Energy Council sign a cooperation agreement for the development of renewable marine energies

2021-10-08T11:18:03+01:00octobre 8, 2021|Article, Press Release|

On September 22nd, during the Seanergy 2021 conference, which is dedicated to renewable marine energies, the French Renewable Energies Trade Association (SER) and the UK Marine Energy Council (UK MEC) signed a memorandum of understanding, making it possible to affirm and to organise their next collaboration for the development of the tidal energy sector.

Oct 5 2021

HydroQuest tidal turbine : End of tests on the EDF site in Paimpol Bréhat and new stages of development at the Raz Blanchard

2021-10-05T15:22:07+01:00octobre 5, 2021|Article, Press Release|

Immersed at the EDF test site in Paimpol Bréhat (Brittany) since April 2019, the 1MW tidal turbine designed by HydroQuest and built by the Cherbourg shipyard CMN, was disconnected from the electrical grid during various operations carried out between April and early September. The operations to remove the machine and its foundation from the

Oct 4 2021

Bathymetry campaign in the Gulf of Morbihan

2021-10-04T13:54:50+01:00octobre 4, 2021|Article, Press Release|

During the summer of 2021, SEENEOH in partnership with Universiťe Bretagne Sud and Morbihan Hydro Energies carried out a Bathymetry campaign of the sea bed in the Gulf of Morbihan. As a result they have acquired bathymetric and imaging data for the study of the Gulf of Morbihan. This study concerns the preparation of

Sep 20 2021

Simon Cheeseman – TIGER project and tidal energy video

2021-09-20T12:41:05+01:00septembre 20, 2021|Video|

Simon Cheeseman from ORE Catapult, provides an overview on the TIGER project and tidal stream energy facts and figures and an overarching message urging EU Governments to consider tidal stream energy as part of the future energy system.

Sep 9 2021

Government investment needed to support tidal stream sector – the next renewables success story

2021-09-09T12:04:46+01:00septembre 9, 2021|Blog, Press Release, Uncategorised|

Government investment needed to support tidal stream sector - the next renewables success story Author: Miriam Noonan, Analysis and Insights Manager, Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult Offshore wind has proven to be a very wise investment for the future of our planet. It is now a key pillar of UK energy policy and is

Août 24 2021

BLOG: Reliability in tidal stream energy: past, present and future

2021-08-24T16:41:11+01:00août 24, 2021|Blog, Press Release, Uncategorised|

Reliability in tidal stream energy: Past, present and future by Dr. Stuart Walker, TIGER Research Fellow, University of Exeter Tidal stream energy is a pre-commercial technology and at the moment makes a relatively modest  contribution to the UK grid mix, however it now shows signs of success and potential for growing global industry with

Août 12 2021

EMEC & QED Naval retrieve tidal flow measuring equipment at Yarmouth Harbour

2021-08-12T14:39:28+01:00août 12, 2021|Blog, Press Release, Uncategorised|

EMEC & QED Naval retrieve tidal flow measuring equipment at Yarmouth Harbour EMEC ADCP recovery at Yarmouth Harbour for TIGER project (copyright Paul@pwpictures As part of the Interreg France (Channel) England TIGER project, the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and QED Naval, designed a resource characterisation survey plan and installed an Acoustic

Juin 22 2021

Améliorer la qualité des pales des hydroliennes

2021-06-22T10:11:20+01:00juin 22, 2021|Article, Press Release, Uncategorised|

Paimpol-Bréhat Tidal Test Site: Improving the quality of tidal turbine blades Within the framework of the TIGER  project, the University of Le Havre Normandie is carrying out a study on the in-situ ageing of structural bonding of composite materials using non-destructive ultrasonic methods (NDT ultrasound). The materials studied are conventional carbon-epoxy composite and recyclable

Juin 10 2021

BLOG: Efficient economic optimisation of large-scale tidal stream arrays by Dr Danny Coles and Zoe Goss

2021-06-24T09:59:50+01:00juin 10, 2021|Blog, Press Release|

Efficient economic optimisation of large-scale tidal stream arrays by Dr Danny Coles and Zoe Goss Background To date, pre-commercial tidal stream turbine arrays have been installed in the UK [1,2], America [3] and Canada [4]. For the technology to contribute significantly to future electricity demand, arrays consisting of hundreds of turbines are needed. At

Mai 25 2021

Bringing tidal energy to the Isle of Wight – Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre seeks residents’ views

2021-05-25T14:58:01+01:00mai 25, 2021|Article, Press Release, Uncategorised|

Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) is an important project to harness tidal energy as a renewable, reliable source of electricity. Placing tidal turbines in the sea off the south coast of the Isle of Wight will generate enough clean electricity to power thousands of homes. The project achieved full consent in 2016, but has

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