GE Tapped as Scottish Tidal Project Systems Supplier (Int'l)
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In Edinburgh, SIMEC Atlantis Energy Limited (Atlantis) reports the selection of GE's Power Conversion business as preferred supplier for electrical systems that will power the tidal stream turbines for the MeyGen tidal power project second phase in the Pentland Firth, north of Scotland.
The MeyGen project is the only commercial multi-turbine array to have commenced construction and has been generating power for the UK grid for more than a year, after Atlantis completed installation of four generating units at the site in 2017, according to a GE release.
(Source: GE, SIMEC Atlantis Energy, Hydro Review, 21 June, 2019) Contact: SIMEC Atlantis Energy, Drew Blaxland, +44 131 659 9690, www.atlantisbahamas.com; GE Power Conversion, www.gepowerconversion.com
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Scottish Tidal Power Station Breaks Production Record (Int'l)
Australian tidal energy specialist Atlantis Resources reports its four-turbine MeyGen tidal power station off the coast of Scotland generated a record 700MWh of electricity, enough to power 2,000 homes, during the month of August, 2017. Since the installation of a fourth turbine in February, MeyGen has dispatched 2GWh of electricity to the grid, according to company release.
A final, fifth turbine is slated for installation within the next few weeks. (Source: Atlantis Resources, Alpha, 22 Sept., 2017) Contact: Atlantis Resources, Tim Cornelius, CEO, +65 6248 4688, +44 131 659 9690, www.atlantisresourcesltd.com
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