Sunday, May 10, 2009

Tidal Energy preps 1.2MW sea bed generator

James Murray, BusinessGreen, Monday 11 May 2009 at 00:15:00

UK firm on track to start manufacture of prototype underwater turbines this summer

UK startup Tidal Energy Limited is on track to begin construction of a full-scale prototype of its underwater turbine technology within the next two months, according to the company's recently appointed managing director.

Speaking to, Martin Murphy said that the company was close to finalising £8m in funding from renewable energy investment firm Eco2 and the Welsh government, which it plans to use to begin manufacture of its Delta Stream tidal stream generator.

He added that should the Welsh government approve the EU-backed investment, work could begin on manufacturing the 1.2MW prototype within six to eight weeks. ...

Tidal Energy preps 1.2MW sea bed generator

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