Aug 24 2021

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

2021-08-24T16:41:11+01:00August 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

Aug 12 2021

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

2021-08-12T14:39:28+01:00August 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

Jun 22 2021

Paimpol-Bréhat Tidal Test Site: Improving the quality of tidal turbine blades

2021-06-22T10:11:20+01:00June 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

Jun 15 2021

Tidal Stream Supply Chain – Meet the Buyer UK sites webinar

2021-10-07T10:05:20+01:00June 15, 2021|, , , |

Tidal Stream Supply Chain “Meet the Buyer” UK sites webinar: Developers share project plans and opportunities across six UK and French sites. Two supply chain webinars are planned on the 10th and 15th June where project and technology developers from tidal stream sites across the Channel in France and the UK will share the details

Jun 10 2021

Tidal Stream Supply Chain – Meet the Buyer French sites webinar

2021-10-07T10:03:40+01:00June 10, 2021|, , , |

Tidal Stream Supply Chain “Meet the Buyer” French sites webinar: Developers share project plans and opportunities across six French and UK sites. Two supply chain webinars are planned on the 10th and 15th June where project and technology developers from tidal stream sites across the Channel in France and the UK will share the details

May 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+01:00May 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

Apr 26 2021

TIGER & MONITOR Collaboration Workshop on Reliability

2021-04-26T16:58:11+01:00April 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

Apr 9 2021

EMEC and QED Naval deploy flow measurement equipment at Yarmouth Harbour

2021-05-05T11:56:07+01:00April 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+01:00March 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

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