Cape Sharp Tidal Eyes Turbine Deployment in June

Nova Scotia-based Cape Sharp Tidal announced plans to begin the installation of the first out of two planned tidal turbines at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) test site near Parrsboro in June.

During the first week of June, the first tidal turbine is expected to depart from the Pictou Shipyard and head to its location at FORCE, the company informed.

The deployment of the turbine could begin between June 24 and 27, weather permitting.

Later this summer, Cape Sharp plans to deploy the second turbine, and connect the complete 4 MW tidal array to the Nova Scotia power grid.

Furthermore, through the deployment the company expects to learn more about the marine ecosystem of the Minas Passage. In collaboration with FORCE, Cape Sharp Tidal has developed an environmental effects and monitoring program which will help in better understanding how marine life interacts with the turbines, and how the company can harness the energy of the tides, while protecting the ecosystem.

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< Apr 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

19th Asia Oil and Gas Conference (AOGC 2017)

A high level congregation that needs no introduction, the Event brings forth strategic discourses from global industry captains…

read more >

International Connectivity and Cables Conference

Meet and network with leading telecom operators and OTTs including du, Etisalat, Omantel, Saudi Telecom Company, Yahoo, Angola Cables…

read more >

The 22nd lnternational Offshore Crane and Lifting Conference

The Norwegian Society of Lifting Technology (NSLT) & The Offshore Mechanical Handling Equipment Committee (OMHEC) invite you …

read more >

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2017

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific…

read more >