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Waterpower can be harnessed without construction of a dam. Ocean waves and tides and hydrokinetic flows in rivers are the next horizon for new hydroelectric development.

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Company seeks investor for Gulf Stream ocean energy project


Gulf Stream Turbines LLC is seeking a company or group of investors to license its ocean energy technology.

Applications open for Scotland's marine energy hydropower development prize


Scotland's Saltire Prize, the Scottish Government's challenge to the world to accelerate the commercial development of marine energy hydropower, is now open for applications.

Scotland based hydropower engineering firm to test new hydrokinetic turbine at Amazon River site


Scotland-based engineering firm MTDS has selected the Amazon River in Brazil as the demonstration site for a prototype hydrokinetic turbine designed to produce hydroelectric energy from slow flowing rivers, regional media reported.

Pelamis, Marine Current Turbines among wave and tidal energy farm lease winners


Pelamis, Marine Current Turbines and other firms were named successful bidders for wave and tidal energy farm development leases in UK waters. The Crown Estate announced the names of winning bidders, which are part of the world's first commercial wave and tidal leasing round.

Aquamarine and SSE Renewables get lease agreement for UK wave farm site


Scotland-based ocean energy developer Aquamarine Power, along with partner firm SSE Renewables, announced that they have been granted the rights to develop a section of seabed off Orkney, Scotland, as part of a commercial leasing program for wave and tidal energy projects.

Firm appointed to study wave, tidal power potential off England's coast


Renewable energy consultancy PMSS has been appointed by the South West Regional Development Agency (RDA) to lead a 100,000 pounds (US$150,600) study into the potential of marine energy hydro and other renewables around the coast of South West England.

Marine energy hydropower test center expanding workforce as demand grows


A leading marine energy hydropower test center for wave and tidal energy technologies is expanding its workforce to meet the growing demands of companies developing devices that harness energy from the sea.

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The Leading Edge

03/01/2010 Results from a study of Hydro Green Energy's hydrokinetic turbine technology indicate that only one of the 402 tagged fish that swam through the turbine showed evidence of direct physical harm.

Technology Overview: Wave and Tidal Power Development Status

03/01/2010 Great potential exists for wave and tidal power development.

Ocean Power Technologies begins wave power farm development off Oregon coast


Construction has begun off Oregon's coast on a commercial U.S. wave energy farm, which is being developed by Ocean Power Technologies and is planned to supply power to about 400 homes, according to national media reports.

Hydro Alternative Energy tests tidal power turbine prototype


Renewable energy company Hydro Alternative Energy announced that it recently conducted initial in-water, off-shore testing of its patent pending turbine prototype designed for use in planned commercialized tidal water power applications.

Hydro Group awarded contract for Wave Hub project


Scotland-based Hydro Group has been awarded a contract worth 500,000 pounds (US$780,518) in a deal that will see the provider of optical and electrical subsea products collaborating on the UK’s Wave Hub project.

Carbon Trust gives millions to marine energy firms to speed projects


The U.K.'s Carbon Trust announced 22 million pounds (US$34.5 million) of new funding for the six most promising wave and tidal power technologies, seeking to speed up deployment of full-scale prototypes and accelerate the first commercial projects in the U.K.

Hydro Alternative Energy acquires rights to water power technology


Hydro Alternative Energy Inc., a renewable energy company, recently acquired all U.S. and international patent and intellectual property rights to certain water power technology for use in certain commercialized water power applications.

Proposed 2011 budget for hydro-related U.S. agencies announced, ocean renewables funding increased


U.S. President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2011 budget requests for hydropower-related government agencies and ocean energy research have been announced.

Ocean energy could reach up to 200 GW of renewable capacity by 2025


If ocean energy trial projects are successful in the next few years, the industry could represent a large source of renewable electricity, reaching up to 200 GW of installed generation capacity by 2025, according to a report by Pike Research.

Renewable Energy World announces awards finalists, names hydro project among top for 2009

01/14/2010, a leading renewable energy news source, announced that a hydrokinetic turbine project is among the finalists for the 2009 Excellence in Renewable Energy Awards.

European countries plan $US43 billion energy grid to link hydro, other renewables


Nine European countries back a plan to develop a US$43 billion North Sea renewable energy transmission network that would link tidal power projects, offshore wind farms, hydroelectric plants and other renewable energy sources.

Hydro Green Energy hydrokinetic technology proves fish friendly


The first and only direct fish survival study performed on a hydrokinetic turbine shows that the technology is exceedingly safe for fish.

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