Energy – Hydro/Tidal/Wave


Tidal Energy — All Renewables Are Not Created Equal

Source: forbes.com Published: July 27, 2017 James Conca Most everyone has heard of hydroelectric energy or hydropower, that uses a dam to store water in a reservoir.  Water released from the reservoir flows through turbines, spinning them to generate electricity. ...

Oceanlinx – Oscillating Water Column Device

Source: Unknown Published: July 22, 2017 Oceanlinx  have developed an advanced Oscillating Water Column Device. Thanks to a solid international support, this Australian project is absolutely in the forefront of wave energy technology. The source for this article is...

Wave Power Is Not Just for Surfers Any More Dude!

Source: solarthermalmagazine.com Published: July 19, 2017 The power of wave energy will soon be for more than just surfers Huge waves crashing into a beach. Imagine the power, the sheer force of the water as it spends itself on the sandy shore. Now imagine this...

AquaHarmonics Wins Wave Energy Prize

Source: energyharvestingjournal.com Published: November 30, 2016 Top image: AquaHarmonics Source: US Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced AquaHarmonics as the winner of the Wave Energy...

New Seawall Design Generates Power from The Sea

Source: springwise.com Published: July 3, 2017 An innovative design by Dutch company Waterstudio could revolutionize how we generate electricity from the sea. Waterstudio, a Dutch company that focuses on water-based urban planning and research, has developed an...

Cross Tidal Kites

Source: modelon.com Published: May 11, 2016 Jonas Malmqvist I have the privilege to tell the story of this project from two perspectives. Minesto’s and Modelon’s. One and a half years ago I first started to work on tidal kite systems simulation. At that time, I was a...

London Could Be Getting Its First Ultra-Green, Tidal-Powered School

Source: inhabitat.com Published: June 16, 2017 By Nicole Jewell London-based Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture just unveiled plans for what could become London’s greenest building – a tidal powered school situated on the banks of the Thames River. The five-story...

Forget Tidal – the B.C. Advantage Is Wave Power

Source: biv.com Published: May 9, 2017 Wave-measuring buoys like this one were used in a new study to measure wave energy potential off the coast of Vancouver Island | Submitted By Nelson Bennett Anyone who has walked along the beaches near Tofino in the wintertime...

“Artificial Blowhole” Generates Electricity from Ocean Waves

Source: newatlas.com Published: May 12, 2017 New Atlas spoke to Dr. Tom Denniss, the CEO of Wave Swell Energy, about the company’s new system designed to harvest electricity from ocean waves. Wave Swell Energy By Michael Irving Wind and solar power are becoming...