Scottish tidal energy developer C2C Ltd. receives feasibility grant.

Scottish tidal energy developer C2C Ltd. receives feasibility grant.

Current2Current Ltd. (C2C), a renewable energy company based in the town of Inverurie in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, UK, announced on Sept. 6 that is has secured a US$133,00 Scottish Enterprise research and development feasibility grant, and a matching funding from a private investor to further develop its prototype tidal marine hydrokinetic (MHK) energy device. C2C said […]

AW Energy bags €10m EIB loan.

AW Energy bags €10m EIB loan.

Finnish wave developer AW Energy has secured a €10m loan from the European Investment Bank to accelerate the commercialisation of its WaveRoller technology. EU commissioner for research, science and innovation Carlos Moedas, EIB vice president Jan Vapaavuori and CEO of AW Energy John Liljelund signed the €10m agreement in Brussels today. AW Energy is about to […]

REA Reaction to EU Referendum Leave Vote.

REA Reaction to EU Referendum Leave Vote.

Dr Nina Skorupska CBE said: “This result raises serious questions for investor certainty, energy security and much needed investment in the UK energy infrastructure. “Energy policy must be a priority for the Government now, with industry needing reassurance and ministerial clarity on priorities. The first in this list must be confirmation of the 5th carbon […]

European Commission awards €3.9 million (£3.1 m) to support tidal energy.

European Commission awards €3.9 million (£3.1 m) to support tidal energy.

The European Commission has awarded just over €3.9 million (£3.1 m) to support tidal energy testing and demonstration in Orkney waters. Awarded under the Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) scheme, the funding is split between two projects – the InToTidal project and Ocean 2G. Led by Tocardo, the InToTidal project will demonstrate integrated deployment solutions […]

Scotrenewables Tidal Power launches the world’s largest tidal turbine.

Scotrenewables Tidal Power launches the world’s largest tidal turbine.

Orkney-based renewables firm Scotrenewables Tidal Power (STP) said today it had launched the world’s largest energy generating tidal turbine. The two megawatt SR2000 device, which is more than 200ft long, nearly 10ft wide and weighs 550 tonnes, made its official maiden appearance at Harland and Wolff (H&W) Heavy Industries’ shipyard in Belfast. It will undergo […]

Will Khan be the greenest Mayor London has ever had?

Will Khan be the greenest Mayor London has ever had?

Sadiq Aman Khan, a British Labour Party politician and a newly-elected Mayor of London won 1,310,143 votes against 994,614 for his main rival Zac Goldsmith of the Conservative party. Green Party candidate Sian Barry came third with 150,673 votes. “I want to be the greenest Mayor London has ever had. I want London to be […]

Global Leaders gather in D.C. to begin implementing Paris Agreement.

Highlights from Climate Action 2016 summit include efforts around cities, transport, land-use, energy, resilience and analysis & tools: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for rapid action to limit climate change and achieve Paris Agreement goals New Climate Economy, WRI Ross Center and C40 announce a major new international initiative that will make the economic case […]