In October 2016, the consortium held the sixth Tidal-EC meeting at ORE Catapult‘s National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth, UK. The meeting included a visit to one of the on-site blade test facilities (pictured above), where the project is constructing a 940kW test rig.
The ORE Catapult Team has accelerated the design, procurement, assembly and commissioning of a new test rig to enable the Tocardo tidal device testing to begin in November 2016. The aim is still to start the testing in November and to finish in early February 2017. This project is expected to continue under current EC […]
Yesterday, reNews reported on Tidal-EC partner Tocardo’s project in Canada’s Bay of Fundy. The full report is below. Dutch developer Tocardo is to install a 1MW tidal device next year at Canada’s Bay of Fundy in partnership with Nova Scotia outfit Minas Energy. Tocardo will deploy four 250kW-rated T2 bi-directional turbines in the Minas Passage […]
As the TIDAL-EC project progresses, details of published technical papers will be listed in this section.