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Tidal Sails granted 6 MW permit

The Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE) has granted Tidal Sails subsidiary Finnmark Tidal Energy AS permission to increase the installed capacity of the scheduled full-scale pilot project in the Kvalsund Strait, near Hammerfest, Norway. The tidal power plant will now have an installed capacity of 6 MW. Other changes include minor design revisions …

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Tidal Sails awarded Seal of Excellence by European Commission

We are pleased to announce that the European Commission (EC) has issued its Seal of Excellence to Tidal Sails for our Horizon 2020 SME Phase 1 project proposal. Following evaluation by an international panel of independent experts, the proposal was scored as a high-quality project proposal in a highly competitive evaluation process, which means it …

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Norwegian Coastal Administration to support Tidal Sails

The Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) recently confirmed its support of Tidal Sails’ scheduled WaveSails and Kvalsund projects. The NCA’s Letter of Support and Intent states that the offer is motivated by the agency’s desire to gain knowledge and insight into the new and highly complex frontier that is ocean energy. Furthermore, it is stipulated that …

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Patent dispute ruled in favour of Tidal Sails

KFIR (Klagenemnda for industrielle rettigheter) ruled in favour of Tidal Sails against Aqua Energy Solutions following appeal in a 4 year long dispute. The AES patent was revoked by the KFIR on 04.05.2015. For further details, please refer to the KFIR’s decision (in Norwegian).

Tidal Sails named Best Company for Sustainability by IAIR

We are proud to announce that the IAIR has named Tidal Sails Best Company for Sustainability “for the foresight of its founder and his commitment to produce clean, renewable electricity that brought the company to a revolutionary patented technology using tidal and ocean energy. Thanks to an innovative and sustainable approach, it has been able to design …

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Tidal Sails wins European Venture Contest – Energy

Out of 851 nominated companies, Tidal Sails was recently selected as one of the Top 25 overall and Top 8 in the Clean Technologies category at the European Venture Contest 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Clean Technologies:Benjamin [DE]Camfridge Ltd [GB]Geothermal Anywhere [SK]ROMO Wind [CH]Sensile Technologies [CH]Tidal Sails AS [NO]TRI-VIZOR [BE]XYLOWATT SA [BE]