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tidal power


UK Group Wants to Expand Largest Tidal Energy Project

A UK-based energy company said it is talking with government officials about securing financial support for an expansion of the world's largest tidal energy project. SIMEC Atlantis Energy (SAE) on…


MeyGen Array Sets Global Records for Harnessing Tidal Power

Though tidal energy is still considered by many to be in its nascent stages, power generated from turbines harnessing fast tidal flows in the same way wind turbines catch the…


A 100% Renewable Grid: Pipe Dream or Holy Grail?

The boom in renewable energy, spurred by dramatically falling costs, has led some experts and political figures to begin talking seriously about what was once science fiction: A world powered…


Avoiding Wildlife Impacts from Renewable Energy in Europe

Courtesy: Ad Meskens/Wikimedia Commons Europe has been in the forefront of renewable energy development, and though the scientific research on wildlife impacts is limited, European environmentalists and developers are beginning…


Senate Passes Comprehensive Energy Bill, Future Uncertain

By an 85-12 vote, the U.S. Senate passed the first comprehensive energy bill in nearly a decade, bringing a successful conclusion to months of legislative effort and overcoming a series…