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Tidal Power is the Next Big Green Wave

Why tides are set to take their place alongside solar and wind.

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Naval Energies calls time on tidal

OpenHydro business shut down due to lack of 'commercial prospects'. Naval Energies is pulling the plug on its tidal turbine business in the face of a "lack of commercial prospects”. The French company said it had decided to close its operations “following in-depth discussions with public and private stakeholders”. It is thought some 100 people are employed in the unit.

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OPINION: The world’s oceans desperately need our help

The oceans are warming, rising, souring, and asphyxiating as they have for the past few decades, but today at an alarming rate of increasing intensity. Consequently, the physical, economic, and food security of populations living in coastal and ocean locations are all at risk like never before.

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Fish monitoring 101 with Acadia University’s Haley Viehman

VIDEO: The FAST-3 underwater platform includes a suite of sensors to gather data on fish presence and behaviour. Dr. Haley Viehman at Acadia University explains how the data is captured and used.

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Engineers test BTTS current data transmission gear

Engineers working on the development of Bourne Tidal Test Site (BTTS) in Massachusetts have been field testing a simulation of the data acquisition system that will be installed on the actual tidal turbine test structure.

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