Mai 4 2021

BLOG: Tidal Stream vs. Wind Energy: The value of cyclic power when combined with short-term storage in hybrid systems by Dr Danny Coles

2021-05-11T16:07:17+01:00mai 4, 2021|Article, Press Release|

Tidal stream energy is at the pre-commercialisation stage, with 29 MW of capacity installed globally to date. The UK has led the way in the development of tidal stream energy, with a total of 17 MW installed so far, and an additional 2 MW scheduled for installation in early 2021 [1]. UK projects with

Avr 26 2021

TIGER & MONITOR Collaboration Workshop on Reliability

2021-04-26T16:58:11+01:00avril 26, 2021|Press Release|

The event focused on improvements to reliability modelling for tidal turbines, drawing on numerical and laboratory models, as well as real case studies. The recording of the webinar can be accessed below and all presentations are saved here Agenda MONITOR & TIGER introduction & overview: Michael Togneri, Swansea University & Philipp Thies, University of

Avr 9 2021

EMEC and QED Naval deploy flow measurement equipment at Yarmouth Harbour

2021-05-05T11:56:07+01:00avril 9, 2021|Article, Press Release|

As part of the INTERREG France (Channel) England TIGER project, EMEC and QED Naval have designed a resource characterisation survey plan and installed flow measurement equipment at a tidal test site near Yarmouth Harbour.    The operation was supported by local marine contractors, Cowes Harbour Services (CHS), using its multicat, Seaclear.    EMEC supplied the ADCP flow measurement equipment, seabed mounted frame, and

Mar 17 2021

Blog: Optimising future Orbital turbines through scaled tank testing as part of the TIGER project

2021-05-05T11:34:09+01:00mars 17, 2021|Article, Press Release, Uncategorised|

Calum Miller, Principal Engineer & Hydrodynamics Manager and R&D programme team leader at Orbital Marine Power describes how Orbital have used scaled tank testing to identify and de-risk innovations capable of accelerating cost reductions for tidal stream energy. At Orbital we are constantly striving to reduce the generating cost of tidal stream energy through

Jan 14 2021

QED Naval acquires world’s largest tidal turbine array

2021-01-14T10:22:32+00:00janvier 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

Déc 15 2020

TIGER field survey at the Morbihan site

2020-12-16T13:04:05+00:00décembre 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

Déc 10 2020

Series of tidal stream supply chain webinars

2021-01-11T16:21:44+00:00décembre 10, 2020|Article, Press Release|

In 2020 the TIGER project organised a series of six supply chain webinars. The events were developed in collaboration with leading tidal energy developers and other industry experts, in order to open up supply chains and bring new ideas into the development of tidal stream energy. The summary below details the content of the

Juil 7 2020

TIGER project progress: Orbital Marine Power teams up with Black & Veatch for tidal turbine optimisation

2020-07-07T13:14:19+01:00juillet 7, 2020|Press Release|

Orbital Marine Power Ltd (Orbital), the world’s leading developer of floating tidal stream turbines, has appointed Black & Veatch as Lead Engineering Partner to support technology optimisation and cost reduction engineering under the company’s €5m R&D programme. Supported by the INTERREG France (Channel) England TIGER project, the four year programme will build on Orbital’s

Oct 16 2019

Game-changing tidal energy project approved for Channel regions

2020-05-24T19:33:47+01:00octobre 16, 2019|Press Release|

Interreg France (Channel) England Programme has approved the biggest ever Interreg project that will prove to be game-changing for the European tidal stream energy sector. The Tidal Stream Industry Energiser Project, known as TIGER, is an ambitious €46.8m project, of which €28m (69%) comes from the European Regional Development Fund via the Interreg France (Channel)

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