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Ocean power industry celebrates accomplishments at Tidal Energy Summit

LONDON 12/2/11 (PennWell) -- Winners of the 2011 Tidal Today Awards were announced at the International Tidal Energy Summit that took place Nov. 21-23 in London.

The awards, in their second year, are designed to "recognize and to reflect the hard work, talent and potential in bringing to fruition real products and real advances in tidal energy," according to a release.

A panel comprised of judges from the European Marine Energy Centre, Black & Veatch and The Carbon Trust selected the finalists before industry peers selected the winners in each category.

The 2011 Tidal Today Award winners are:

-- Tidal Energy Technology Innovation: Minesto
-- Tidal Energy Competitiveness: Tidal Generation Limited (Rolls Royce)
-- Newcomer of the Year: Scotrenewables Tidal Power
-- Tidal Energy Technology Supplier: Bauer
-- Tidal Energy Engineering Firm: Mojo Maritime LTD
-- Most Effective Tidal Energy Project: Voith, Bauer, UoE and Mojo Maritime LTD
-- Tidal Energy Lifetime Achievement Award: Martin Wright


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