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Marine & Hydro Power News Archive

German pump technology totalling 1,200MW is being used to develop a hydro plant in Southeast China. Chinese energy provider, the State Grid Corporation of China, has ordered four German pumped storage units... - 23rd August 2012
A pioneer grid-connected wave energy station is being built in the US. The construction is underway for the first US wave power plant with a capacity of 1.5MW in Oregon.The Oregon wave power station is part... - 21st August 2012
A run-of-river hydropower project is being developed in the UK to start operating next year. The 300kW installation, which will be built on the Afon Cadair river in Wales, is expected to generate an average... - 14th August 2012
US researchers successfully converted simulated ocean waves into electric power using a Cycloidal Wave Energy Converter (CycWEC). Atargis Energy Corporation scientists used a 1:10 scale model that delivered... - 10th August 2012
Chinese firm to set up power plant in Bolivia
A Chinese state-owned firm will design and build a hydroelectric power plant for the government of Evo Morales, a move which would allow the country to meet its power needs, it emerged on Tuesday.The... - 31st July 2012
A marine energy park has opened in Scotland. Scotland's first Marine Energy Park (MEP) will include the largest wave and tidal development zone in the world to develop marine energy technologies.The... - 30th July 2012
The first US commercial tidal project will be in Maine
The first commercial tidal project in the US has completed its initial set up stage. The Ocean Renewable Power Company’s “Maine Tidal Energy Project” will be the first marine project to connect to the grid... - 25th July 2012
The Brazilian coastline's proximity to consumers makes it ideal for wave energy
Brazil has seen its first generation of wave power after a machine has started generating energy in the country’s coastal waters. The wave converter prototype has started producing power as part of the... - 24th July 2012
Technology will check the effects of marine energy on birds and other wildlife
Sonar technology is being used to monitor marine energy devices in the UK. The National Oceanography Centre (NOC) team in Southampton is using sonar systems for the first time to monitor wave and tidal... - 16th July 2012
The plant will boost hydro power in India
A Swiss energy company has completed a turnkey hydro power project in India. Alstom has achieved the synchronization and full load of three 77 MW units at the Chamera III hydro plant, which has been built... - 12th July 2012