Energy scheme will 'ruin fishing'
Plans to create a tidal energy testing site on the seabed off the Isle of Wight will damage shellfish beds, fishermen say.
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Public Opposition Affects Tidal Power Projects
More and more companies are realizing that the prioritization of safe, reliable energy methods is the best way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
County Clare develops Renewable Energy Strategy
Three locations, namely Slieve Callan, Slieve Bernagh and Woodcock Hill, have been marked as 'indicative areas' for the proposed facilities which are outlined in the newly developed Draft Clare County Renewable Energy Strategy.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Case study: Irish firm ready to corner the world turbine market
AN Irish company is aiming to corner the international market for marine turbines, which can generate electricity from tidal movements.
100% Renewable Energy is Feasible and Affordable, According to Stanford Proposal
One of the greatest promises of the high-tech future, whether made explicitly or implicitly through shiny clean concept sketches, is that we will have efficient energy that doesn't churn pollutants into the air and onto the streets.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Ocean Power: Straight Talk On The Portland Project And Stock
OPTT business model and sector lends itself to, in my opinion, the 'investor' who seeks that long-term and oversized capital appreciation.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
South Whidbey Record
Tribes challenge PUD tidal turbine proposal
The Island County hearing examiner will listen for two days to arguments regarding permits for a proposed tidal turbine pilot project in waters off Whidbey Island.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
U.K. deal will boost ability to harness power from Bay of Fundy: energy minister
Nova Scotia does not have the infrastructure in the Bay of Fundy to accommodate its goal of generating 300 megawatts of tidal power by 2020, but it could handle about a fifth of that by that time, the province's energy minister says.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Nova Scotia and United Kingdom agree to work together on tidal energy research
Nova Scotia and the United Kingdom have agreed to work together on research aimed at generating electricity from high tides like those in the Bay of Fundy.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Rep. Cushing: Move to explore wind power is 'win-win'
A University of New Hampshire professor of ocean engineering sees a local effort to study offshore wind energy as a "smart move."
Fri Feb 28, 2014
This Week in Sustainability: Sustainability Innovation from the United Kingdom to Singapore
This week, Earth Techling looked at a new kite-like tidal power device from UK-based company Minesto, which was recently awarded additional funding from the UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Green energy: Still short of puff
EUROPEAN climate policy has spent vast amounts of public money, sent power utilities to the brink and done little to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, an impressive display of multi-pronged incompetence.
Kite is an underwater energy device
The U.K. is putting fresh funding behind Deep Green, one of the most fascinating of the long parade of ocean-energy projects to come along.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
EMEC appoints Mill as chairman as board changes
Andrew Mill was previously managing director of the Orkney facility, which provides grid-connected open sea testing for wave and tidal energy devices, between 2003 and 2005.
Atlantis secures loan from Scottish govt for project management hub
Tidal power turbine maker Atlantis Resources said it has been given a 2m pound loan from the Scottish government's renewable energy investment fund to set up a global engineering and project management hub.
Scotland aims to lead world in marine power
Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing said Wednesday his country aims to be among the world leaders in developing emerging marine power technology.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Blue lagoons and higher roads to curb flood threat?
According to Roger Falconer, professor of water engineering at Cardiff University, the Bridgewater Bay Lagoon proposal would have helped the waters flow away from the flat lands of the county.
Waves of Green Energy are Waiting Off the Oregon Coast
Oregon has always been on the leading edge of all things green, clean and renewable.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
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The Panama Canal authority and its contractor have struck a deal to restart works
And finally to silence some of the dredging enthusiasts, this afternoon the Environment Agency has revealed it will instigate dredging in the troubled Somerset Levels.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Washington Post
Morgan Stanley-Backed Atlantis Raises $33 Million for Tidal Plan
Atlantis Resources Corp., a Morgan Stanley-backed maker of tidal turbines, raised 20 million pounds with a European grant, funds from a government institution and an initial public offering in London.