Marine Energy

Lloyds Reg to scrutinise WaveRoller

Finnish start-up AW-Energy's WaveRoller device will be scrutinised by certification body Lloyd's Register to pave the way toward commercialisation of the technology, following an agreement signed between the two companies.

4 Sep 2014

Gaelectric secures $85m for Irish wind

Privately-held Irish wind developer Gaelectric says it has completed a £56m ($85m) fundraising round for its onshore pipeline across Ireland, with the full slug of money to be ploughed into projects using Enercon turbines.

25 Mar 2013

MTS installs test kit at UK's Narec

US test systems specialist MTS has installed non-torque loading componentry on the 3MW drive-train test bench at the UK’s National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec).

22 Mar 2013

Israel's EWP signs wave power deal with Chinese university

Israeli wave energy technology developer Eco Wave Power (EWP) has signed a deal with the Ocean University of China (OUC) that is expected to lead to the installation of large arrays of the company’s “wave-environment specific” devices along Chinese coastlines.

27 Nov 2012

Western wave-power 'could generate 11% of UK's needs'

Wave power developments on the edge of the UK continental shelf off southwest England and the west coast of Scotland could generate 11% of Britain’s future needs, according to new research from government-industry body the Carbon Trust.

17 Oct 2012