Ocean Renewable Power Company got its own tidal power project into the water, and now it will work with RME to bring wave power to the town of Yakutat, Alaska.
The US focuses a new round of marine energy funding on better power take-off systems, but also puts $2.4 million into researching the environmental impact of development.
In Maine, ORPC’s TidGen energy converter has been in at out of the water a couple of times, but it’s spinning away today, producing clean power.
Ocean Renewable Power’s TidGen tidal converter is feeding up to 180 kilowatts ashore, become the first active grid-tied ocean energy project in the U.S.
AOL Energy takes a look at how tidal power planned in the waters of Maine will be sold under long-term contracts for the first time in the United States later this year.
Maine-based Ocean Renewable Power Company forms a Nova Scotia company to harvest power on the Canadian side of the Bay of Fundy.
As part of its effort to green operations in Maine, the Coast Guard recently erected a 70-foot, 2.4 kW wind turbine to provide power for Coast Guard housing.
A company in Maine has successfully generated grid-compatible power from tidal currents at the largest ocean energy generating facility in U.S. waters.