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System for Detecting Noise Pollution in the Sea and Its Impact on Cetaceans. Researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya has developed the first system able to record sounds on the seafloor in real time over the Internet.

Nova Scotia Power and its technology partner, OpenHydro, have successfully recovered their demonstration turbine from the Minas Passage.

Five companies have put in proposals to occupy the fourth birth at the FORCE tidal demonstration site in the Minas Channel.

November 17, 2010. Removal of the 400-tonne tidal turbine from Minas Passage encounters delays.

November 14, 2010. The government of Canada is contributing $20 million for the FORCE tidal project in the Bay of Fundy. FORCE has also signed an $11-million contract for the production and installation of four subsea cables in the Minas Passage test site.