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Marine power schemes given cash boost
By Hayley Millar BBC Scotland business correspondent Three Scottish companies have won a multi-million pound funding boost to help prove the commercial viability of their marine power devices. The money from the Department of Energy and Climate change, DECC, is awarded by The Carbon Trust.

India plans Asian tidal power first
By Richard Black:Environment correspondent, BBC News The Indian state of Gujarat is planning to host Asia's first commercial-scale tidal power station. The company Atlantis Resources is to install a 50MW tidal farm in the Gulf of Kutch on India's west coast, with construction starting early in

Presentation to the Engineering Integrity Society
In Sept 09, IT Power presented at the Engineering Integrity Society’s Durability and Fatigue Advances in Wind, Wave and Tidal Energy conference in Bristol, UK. The event provided a platform for explaining the technology to an audience of key stakeholders in this area of the emerging tidal technology

IT Power launch Marine Energy Technologies Database
TidalSense project partner, IT Power has launched their Marine Energy Technologies Database to track technology development in the wave and tidal energy sector. This database forms a key source of information on the potential future customers for second level industry projects like TidalSense. The d

Initial results for detection of disbonds in the hydrofoil structure
The work carried out by TWI on a representative hydrofoil structure look promising. The initial results show that it is feasible to detect disbonds in the composite hydrofoil structure. The built-in defects in the bond line between GFRP and CFRP (spar box) structure were inspected using ultr