By: Joachim Amland On: 15. June 2016 In: External media, Green technologies Comments: 0

Tidetec has completed a successful fundraise closing at 1,3 Million NOK (140 kEUR). The funds will bring us one important step further to commercialisation, with a prototype, real life testing and engineering for the full scale Tidetec solution.

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10Jun
By: Joachim Amland On: 10. June 2016 In: Ukategorisert Comments: 0

Tidetec is getting closer to commercialisation with the first prototype of the turning mechanism soon in the water. The prototype is a collaboration between several players where the most important are: Tidetec (Project management) Harness (Femkuber and Hugg) Powertech (power and automation) JS Mekaniske (manufacturing) Mollestad plast (Manufacturing) We...

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20May
By: Joachim Amland On: 20. May 2016 In: Ukategorisert Comments: 0

Tidetec has visited the french turbine manufacturer MJ2, who deliver a turbine that is perfecly fit for the tidetec turning solution. We have agreed to work on a pilot location and a technical solution together. “These are exciting times, and the first full scale turnable turbine is within reach...

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15Mar
By: Joachim Amland On: 15. March 2016 In: Ukategorisert Comments: 0

Tidetec has just filed a new patent regarding the turning mechanism for the turbine. We now have an updated design which we call a rolling turret. The rolling turret, is based on a cylinder rotating around a horizontal axis. It has bearings on each side of the cylinder, avoiding the...

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09Feb

The TideTec team, together with the Harness team visited a recently refitted hydro power plant in Norway yesterday. The purpose was to learn from their experiences with a soon to be finished project “Rånåsfoss III” – a quite complex engineering exercise, where they fit completely new turbines into an...

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By: Joachim Amland On: 22. January 2016 In: Green technologies, Status, team, Technology qualification Comments: 0

TideTec has established a collaboration with Harness consisting of FEMKUBER and Hugg. This team has significant experience from design and engineering in the subsea industry, and will bring the TideTec turbine concept the necessary steps forward. We are looking forward to a fruitful collaboration.

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11Jan

Its time to release some of the preliminary findings from the Safe*Coast project: Preliminary results show great potential for the TideTec technology. Concept: TideTec proposes to build a tidal lagoon (27km2) that will act as flood protection, in addition to generating electricity Flood protection: Turbines (in pumping mode) in...

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16Nov
By: Joachim Amland On: 16. November 2015 In: External media, Green technologies, Status Comments: 0

See full list of nominees TideTecs turbine is shortlisted for the “most promising new turbine technology” category at the International Tidal Energy Summit 2015. Wish us luck with getting the prize! https://lnkd.in/epYF26Z

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By: Joachim Amland On: 7. October 2015 In: Green technologies, Status, team, Technology qualification, TUM Comments: 0

The TideTec team has been traveling – this week we have visited TUM in Munich and Mareval in Hamburg to go through some of the initial results of the Eurostar Safe*Coast project. The results look highly interesting and positive from TideTecs’ side, as TUM indicate a significant efficiency gain...

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By: Joachim Amland On: 7. October 2015 In: Green technologies, Status, team, Technology qualification, TUM Comments: 0

The TideTec team has been traveling – this week we have visited TUM in Munich and Mareval in Hamburg to go through some of the initial results of the Eurostar Safe*Coast project. The results look highly interesting and positive from TideTecs’ side, as TUM indicate a significant efficiency gain...

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