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Alstom tidal turbine powers past 1GWh mark

Alstom tidal turbine Oceade

Device installed at EMEC test centre in Orkney set to provide basis for future designs

24 Dec 2014

Atlantis tidal energy schemes power forward in Scotland and Canada

Atlantis tidal turbine

Tidal power company secures feed-in tariff to deploy three devices in Nova Scotia, as it prepares to start construction on MeyGen next month

23 Dec 2014

Pelamis assets set to be sold to Scottish government as administrators fail to secure buyer

Pelamis wave energy converter in construction

KPMG confirms all remaining jobs will go at wave energy company

22 Dec 2014

Situation 'critical' for British marine-power industry

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult says marine-power industry needs £300m to get first arrays in the water

18 Dec 2014

UK to boost wind energy skills with National College

Training and education hub should open its doors on Humberside in 2016, with network of partners across the country

11 Dec 2014

France plunges into tidal and offshore wind energy with latest leasing rounds

GDF Suez, Alstom and EDF among winners of Alderney Race tidal pilot round as government plans new offshore wind farm tender next year

03 Dec 2014

Minsters set to open talks over Swansea tidal lagoon

Treasury confirms discussions over financial support will start early next year for innovative renewable energy scheme in Wales

02 Dec 2014

Floating tidal turbine makes a splash in Scotland

Spanish developer Magallanes says trialling prototype at EMEC is first step towards deploying a 350 ton full-scale device

01 Dec 2014

Is the UK's marine power sector in crisis?

Jessica Shankleman investigates the reasons behind Siemens' decision to sell MCT and Pelamis' move into administration

28 Nov 2014

Tapping the business barometer

Maf Smith of RenewableUK reveals half of wind and marine energy firms plan to boost their headcount next year, despite growing concerns about policy instability

26 Nov 2014

Siemens to offload Marine Current Turbines tidal power business

German engineering giant blames slow development of tidal energy market for decision to sell Bristol based-Marine Current Turbines

24 Nov 2014

Scotland vows to boost wave energy industry, in wake of Pelamis going into administration

New government-backed body aims to accelerate development of fledgling market

24 Nov 2014

Storm clouds loom for Pelamis, as pioneering wave energy firm enters administration

Edinburgh-based wave power company enters administration, citing lack of financial support

21 Nov 2014

Tocardo Tidal Turbines snaps up IHC Tidal Energy

Turbine specialist acquires Dutch rival for an undisclosed sum

20 Nov 2014

The world's 10 biggest tidal power projects

BusinessGreen runs down the most promising developments for the world's emerging tidal power industry

07 Nov 2014

South Korea surges forward with 28MW tidal power project

Dutch developer Tocardo Tidal Turbines to install machines at site with some of the world's strongest currents

04 Nov 2014

Ecotricity dips its toe into marine energy with innovative Searaser device

Prototype of company's British-designed Searaser device set to be tested offshore next year

27 Oct 2014

RenewableUK Annual Conference and Exhibition

Register for The UK's Premier Renewable Energy Event, covering onshore and offshore wind, wave & tidal energy and small & medium wind systems

20 Oct 2014

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