TIGER news and updates

Jul 7 2020

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

2020-07-07T13:14:19+01:00July 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

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

Oct 16 2019

Game-changing tidal energy project approved for Channel regions

2020-05-24T19:33:47+01:00October 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)