Top news, September 21– 27, 2015

Tidal Energy Today Staff has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from September 21 – September 27, 2015.

Tocardo installs 5 tidal turbinesTocardo installs 5 tidal turbines

Tocardo Tidal Turbines, a Dutch-based tidal turbines producer, has completed the installation of tidal turbine array in the Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier, the Netherlands. The array has the capacity of 1.2 MW, and consists of 5 Tocardo’s T2 tidal turbines. It is expected to generate electricity for approximately 1000 Dutch households.

Siem Daya vessel with cable reels

Cable laying completed for MeyGen tidal energy project

Atlantis has completed the laying of four subsea cables for the MeyGen tidal energy project located off Caithness, Scotland. The cables will connect the tidal turbines to the onshore substation, from where the power will be fed into the wider grid. The principal contractor for all of MeyGen’s offshore works is James Fisher Marine Services.

TN-Sabella’s-D10-tidal-turbine-produces-first-powerSabella’s D10 tidal turbine produces first power

The cable connection operation was successfully completed on September 21, following several delays during previous months. Bourbon’s Argonaut tugboat, provided by the French Navy, was used to connect the cable jumper with the export cable. In the coming days, it will be connected to the electricity grid of the Ushant island.

Churchill Barrier

Barriers tidal project sparks interest

Orkney Islands Council is to test interest in the development of tidal energy project involving the Churchill Barriers. A notice inviting expressions of interest from tidal energy developers will be published on the Public Contracts Scotland website later this month. The Council will also be holding discussions with local businesses involved in the renewables sector with a business engagement meeting to be arranged for October.

Protean WEC

Stonehenge to harness Maldivian waves

Stonehenge Metals has announced plans to install a commercial Protean wave farm off Hanimaadhoo Island, the Maldives. The project has been designed to provide peak power potential of 2,000 kilowatts and desalination potential of 50 kL per day. Over 100 of the Island’s businesses and residences have expressed their interest in purchasing power from this wave energy project.

Tidal Energy Today Staff

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