The unused potential of ocean wave energy is abundant. It is predicted that the power of coastal waves across the globe every year is equal to the annual worldwide electricity production.
At the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, the EOLO research group verified and confirmed the rise in the power flow of the waves in the Bay of Biscay since 1900.
Consumers keen to do their bit to tackle single-use plastic by refilling their water bottles will now also have the opportunity to provide clean drinking water to some of the world’s poorest communities at the click of a button, thanks to an innovative new fundraising initiative arriving in the UK this week.
A Skoltech researcher has developed a theoretical model of wave formation in straits and channels that accounts for nonlinear effects in the presence of a coastline. This research can improve wave prediction, making maritime travel safer and protecting coastline infrastructure. The paper was published in the journal Ocean Dynamics.
A widespread field search for a rare Australian native bee not recorded for almost a century has found it’s been there all along – but is probably under increasing pressure to survive.
Ingeteam Wind Energy, the global specialist in wind energy drivetrain technology, announced that it has successfully secured framework contracts with key clients for the serial supply of its latest technology developments, including its new high power DFIG converters, as well as low and medium voltage full power converters. These agreements will secure the manufacture and supply of new generation and conversion equipment across its manufacturing plants in 2021 and beyond.
Power quality engineering specialists, Enspec Power Limited, today announced a new contract to provide Point-on-Wave switching relays for shunt reactors, and to conduct a grid compliance system study for the Neart na Gaoithe wind farm.
The oceans, constituting waves on the water, winds above the water and currents beneath the surface, offer immense energy potential.
ArcVera Renewables, a leading international provider of consulting and technical services for wind, solar, and storage projects, has received continued accreditation under recognized International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2017 from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) for ArcVera’s wind turbine power performance testing (PPT) services (Certificate Number 5339.01).
Environmental charity, Earthwatch Europe, has launched a new digital platform to support community wildlife projects called Naturehood. Designed to develop a network of thousands of local people who each do tiny actions for nature in their neighbourhoods, the aim is to create a tapestry of habitats that, combined on a national basis, will help protect and increase biodiversity in the UK.