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Waveroller Captures Ocean Wave Energy

AW-Energy’s WaveRoller captures ocean wave energy. AW-Energy, a Finnish cleantech company developing a unique and patented wave energy technology branded WaveRoller, has signed a $4.4M (3 million euros) contract with the European Union to demonstrate…


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Ocean Wave Energy And Engineering Simulation Tools

ANSYS simulation tools help design better wave energy capture technologies. ANSYS, Inc. Software from ANSYS is helping transform the relentless forces of waves into electricity. Green Ocean Energy Ltd, a U.K.-based renewable energy company, is…


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America’s First Commercial Hydrokinetic Power Station

Hydro Green’s hydrokinetic turbine. While visiting the first U.S. federally-licensed hydrokinetic power project on August 20th, Philip D. Moeller, a Commissioner with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, initiated full commercial power operations. In Hastings, Minnesota,…


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Offshore Tidal Power In England

Pulse Tidal’s PS100 offshore installation draws power from tidal streams. Pulse Tidal The first fully predictable electricity generated by tidal power in shallow waters is now coming ashore on the banks of the Humber Estuary…


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U.S. Expands Hydropower

Saint Croix Falls Dam & Hydropower Plant. (cc) J. Stephen Conn The U.S. Department of Energy is devoting up to $32 million in Recovery Act funding to modernize the existing hydropower infrastructure in the U.S.,…


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A Tidal Power Bridge

A tidal power bridge: transportation and clean, renewable energy. World Energy Research World Energy Research and Blue Energy Canada have signed a joint agreement in which World Energy Research will finance the development of Blue…