16 Aug 2021
NREL's Thermoplastic Blade Research Dives Deep
National Renewable Energy Laboratory researchers have been exploring the use of thermoplastic composite materials for wind turbines for several years, but they have only just begun to scrape the surface of how these materials perform underwater. For the first time in history, thermoplastic composite blades, which have the potential to revolutionize the marine energy industry, are being tested on a large-scale tidal power turbine.
25 Jun 2021
Most Marine Renewable Energy Produced in the United States
Verdant Power's grid-connected tidal power demonstration project in New York City has exceeded performance projections by every measure.
16 Apr 2021
Marine Energy Industry Sets New Goal of 1GW of Deployments by 2035
With marine energy on the cusp of significant growth, the National Hydropower Association unveiled new industry deployment targets of 50 MW by 2025, 500 MW by 2030, and 1 GW by 2035.
5 Jan 2021
Smart Cities Pivot to Water
Cities will make all their own food, fresh water, and electricity for reasons of empowerment, security, and cost.
14 Dec 2020
Smart City Materials $400 Billion Market
Smart cities are now much more ambitious. That means new materials are their biggest enabler, with information and computer technology dropping to an important support role.
9 Nov 2020
Smart City Hardware: $1.7 Trillion Market Ahead
Uniquely, the new IDTechEx Research report analyses and forecasts the major disruptive opportunities for radically new city materials, equipment and systems totalling a $1.7 trillion market in 2041.
3 Nov 2020
Verdant Power Tidal Turbines Deployed in New York City's East River
Verdant Power has installed an array of three tidal power turbines at its Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy Project site in the East River. The deployment came as the first US licensed tidal power project.
9 Apr 2019
Assessment of tidal turbine planned for New York
The European Marine Energy Centre will provide an independent performance assessment of Verdant Power's 5th Generation tidal turbine system to be deployed for commercial demonstration in New York City's East River in 2020.
21 Sep 2018
Verdant Power secures $6 million funding for tidal power system
Verdant Power has received $6 million in funding for the next phase of its program to advance the development of the Company's tidal power system in New York.
3 Sep 2009
Terepac begins pilot production of printed silicon integrated circuits
Terepac scientists have developed a novel and extremely powerful approach for handling micro-thin, small form factor ICs such as those desired for RFID.