A dam at Gibraltar to control the sea level

For his master’s thesis, a student in hydraulic engineering EPFL imagine a dam in the Strait of Gibraltar to contain the rising waters in the Mediterranean. A work of art that would leave passin...

A tidal turbine of 300 MW in Europe by 2020

OpenHydro, a subsidiary of DCNS, specializing in tidal energy systems and Alderney Renewable Energy (ARE) signed an agreement to create a joint venture, Race Tidal Ltd. The two companies will combine ...

Pilot tidal farm off Cotentin

In response to the call for expressions of interest (AMI) for pilot turbine farms announced by the President of France in Cherbourg, two French groups intend to submit a joint project. A cooperation a...

Marine energy, wealth for the UK

The United Kingdom has a huge potential in marine energy and is considered the most attractive destination for developing this type of project in Europe, said a report on the energy released by Global...

Shetland Islands to convert ocean energy

A partnership to support the development of marine energy around the Shetland Islands in the UK and brings together public, private and local community, was announced Wednesday at the opening of the f...

Seabased to develop a prototype wave energy buoy

The granting of financial assistance from Sweden of 139 million SEK (about 15 million euros) to the company Seabased Industry AB for the construction of a demonstration plant capable of producing wave...

The energy of the seas: the future battlefield

Siemens, the German industrial giant, announced on November 4 it had increased to 45% its stake in “Marine Current Turbines (MCT)”, the company based in Bristol, United Kingdom which speci...

The first test turbine off Paimpol in France

Recently the first of four tidal turbines were launched off Paimpol-Bréhat (Côtes d’Armor) on the coast of Brittany, to transform the energy of ocean currents into electricity. The first phase...

BioPower Systems takes advantage of ocean energy

BioPower Systems module will use the O-Drive in a pilot demonstration of Biowave on the coast of Victoria, Australia. Ocean energy company, BioPower Systems, announced today it has completed comprehen...