Top news, July 3 – 9, 2017

Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from July 3 – 9, 2017.

Horizon 2020 picks Nova Innovation to lead €20M tidal arrays project

European Union’s Horizon 2020 has selected Nova Innovation to lead the EnFAIT project that aims to increase the commercial viability of tidal power through tidal arrays optimization. The project will build on Nova’s existing operational tidal power station in Bluemull Sound off the Shetland Islands in Scotland by extending the array to six turbines.

MaRINET2 awards €1.3M for ocean energy tech development

The MaRINET2 project has awarded €1.3 million to 34 technology development teams to accelerate the development of next generation offshore renewable energy technologies. The support will facilitate nearly 500 days of state-of-the-art testing at 20 facilities around Europe, and is expected to shorten the path to marketplace for next generation offshore renewable energy technologies.

GKinetic scores funding for prototype testing

GKinetic Energy has received close to €100,000 from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to carry out further optimization and testing of its tidal technology in the Limerick Docks. The trials are projected to run for a 6-week period this August.

TLP submits final Swansea lagoon fish impact assessment

Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP) has filed the final assessment of the impact on fish for Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project to Natural Resources Wales as part of marine license procurement process. TLP said the results show that impacts on both marine and migratory fish species are likely to be very low.

Fred. Olsen plans wave device redeployment off Hawaii

The US Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) will sponsor another deployment of Fred. Olsen’s BOLT Lifesaver device at the wave energy test site outside Marine Corps Base in Hawaii. The device will be reinstalled at WETS’ 30-meter-deep testing berth around the end of the year for another round of testing which is expected to last for six months.

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