Alstom’s 1 Megawatt Tidal Turbine Shows Promise

Alstom has achieved a significant milestone this week when its tidal power turbine achieved a full nominal power output of 1MW at their European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland. Alstom notes that what connected to the power grid, the turbine has now generated over 10MWh of electricity in actual operating conditions. "Tidal power offers an inexhaustible … [Read more...]

Inside look at Alstom’s 6MW Offshore Wind Turbine [VIDEO]

Alstom, a global leader in offshore wind power technology released this video the other day showing the engineering and construction of their new 6MW offshore wind turbine. ¬†The scale of these turbines is simply incredible... And for more news about Alstom's offshore wind solutions, see their presentation at RenewablesUK 2011 here. … [Read more...]

Alstom leaps into the ocean energy market

Alstom has taken a 40% equity share in Scottish renewable energy company¬†AWS Ocean Energy, representing Alstom's entry to the wave energy market. Alstom will be a shareholder alongside Shell Technology Ventures Fund 1 and Scottish Investment Bank, who continue their support of AWS. The move complements the existing activities of Alstom's Ocean Energy business in Nantes, … [Read more...]