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wave energy


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…


Ocean Power Developers Made Crucial Progress in 2020

Tidal and wave energy installations in 2020 brought global cumulative installations for ocean energy to almost 60 MW. Another 6 MW of wave and tidal energy is slated for deployment…


Wave and Tidal Power Technology Near Commercialization

Scotland, which is authorized to set its own energy policy separate from London’s Westminster government, has set a goal of generating 100% of the nation’s annual electricity needs through only…


Oregon Wave Energy Center Gets $40 Million for Test Facility

Oregon State University’s (OSU's) Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) was awarded up to $40 million by the Department of Energy (DOE) on December 21 to create what the…


Ocean Power Technologies Deploys Commercial PowerBuoy with Energy Storage

Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) deployed its first commercial PB3 PowerBuoy—a wave energy conversion system that incorporates energy storage—off the coast of New Jersey this July. The Pennington, N.J.–based firm has…