Scottish Power Renewables (SPR) installation of a 1MW HS1000 tidal turbine developed by Andritz Hydro Hammerfest, installed in December 2011 has since been undergoing tests in the tidal waters around Orkney. The test device located off Orkney is providing electricity for homes and businesses on the northern Orkney island of Eday to prove that the […]

Oxford researchers have developed a new tidal turbine that has the potential to harness tidal energy more efficiently and cheaply.  Now the technology has been licensed to new company, Kepler Energy Limited, formed to develop the tidal turbine and to build the device simply, more robust and more scaleable than current commercial designs. The turbine […]