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  • S21 - Hengstler Sine-wave Encoder

    Automated Control Engineering (A.C.E.) are the national distributors for the Hengstler S21 Sine-wave Encoder. The S21 Sine-wave Encoder features a wide operating temperature range of -15 °C to +120 °C and ...

  • Pure Technologies makes waves with advanced pipeline robot

    What has a rotating head, modular feet, can quickly navigate up to 5 kilometres through turbid wastewater with ease, and deliver live video and integrity information that can aid in detecting leaks and other anomalies in underground pipes? It’s the third generation robotics crawler ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Latest issue of The Wave Newsletter – Autumn 2015

    It has been six months since our last issue of The Wave Newsletter but it has been an incredibly productive time for the Cirrus Environmental team. To stay up-to-date with the world of environmental noise measurement, download your free ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

  • $1.3m funding for wave power development in Australia

    The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) will use the funding to undertake an innovative wave resource mapping and modelling project. Australia’s only wave power development – Carnegie Wave Energy Limited’s Perth Wave Energy Project off Garden Island in Western Australia – will be monitored as part of the project, allowing CSIRO to improve ...


    By Climate Action

  • Wave Of Jellyfish Shuts Down Swedish Nuke Reactor

    It wasn't a tsunami but it had the same effect: A huge cluster of jellyfish forced one of the world's largest nuclear reactors to shut down - a phenomenon that marine biologists say could become more common. Operators of the Oskarshamn nuclear plant in southeastern Sweden had to scramble reactor number three on Sundayafter tons of jellyfish clogged ...


    By Associated Press

  • Surfers fear climate will wipe out big waves

    The world’s oceans are alive with surfers enjoying one of the fastest growing leisure activities. It is estimated there are now at least 35 million people around the globe who regularly ride the waves, and many thousands of people are employed in what has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry. A warming world should be ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Successful ocean test advances wave energy research

    The newest prototype of a wave energy device being developed by Oregon State University and Columbia Power Technologies was successfully tested last month in the ocean off Newport, Ore., providing valuable data and moving the research program closer to commercialization. In a $1 million research effort during the past year, 18 different “direct drive” wave energy technologies have been evaluated, ...


    By Oregon State University

  • Wave Energy Device Deployed Off Oregon Coast

    NEWPORT, Oregon, September 17, 2007 (ENS) - Finavera Renewables Inc. has successfully deployed and commissioned the first commercial scale wave energy converter off the west coast of North America. The company plans the phased installation of a multi-device wave park and commercial electricity generation by 2010. The wave energy converter, called the AquaBuOY 2.0, is ...

  • Guided wave hires new technical product manager

    Guided Wave Inc., a leading manufacturer of process chemical analyzers, announced the recent hire of Adena Bachert to fill the position of Technical Product Manager. In addition to superior products, Guided Wave is committed to providing responsive, competent and knowledgeable sales and support staff to guide customers through the lifetime of owning these products. Adena reports to Mike ...


    By Guided Wave Inc,

  • Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Eco Wave Power for Its Path-Breaking Innovation in the Field Of Wave Energy Generation

     Based on its recent analysis of the wave energy generation market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Eco Wave Power with the 2012 European Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation for developing and implementing an all-round solution for effective energy harvesting from waves. "Driven by the energy crisis around the globe, an escalation of activities in newer forms of renewable ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • GL Garrad Hassan: Policy and grid shape wave and tidal risk profile

    GL Garrad Hassan has carried out new analysis questioning the perception that the risk profile of wave and tidal projects is primarily driven by technical challenges. The work was launched today as part of RenewableUK’s Annual marine energy report: "Conquering challenges, Generating Growth," at the industry association’s 10th Wave and Tidal conference. Adopting a ‘bird’s ...


  • Pelamis Wave Power Selects Pulsant to Safeguard Vital Data in the Cloud

      Custom built cloud & connectivity solution frees Pelamis engineers to focus on developing renewable energy technology  Cloud, connectivity and hosting provider, Pulsant, is supporting Pelamis Wave Power by helping to manage, backup and store data vital to the development of its world-leading wave energy technology. With operations in Edinburgh and Orkneysupporting two ...


  • Easy Steps to Ensure the Heat Wave Doesn't Melt Your Bank Account

    TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 07/07/10 -- Ontarians are currently experiencing the first extreme heat of 2010, with record setting temperatures already surpassed in many parts of the province, a mini-blackout experienced in Toronto and no relief in sight until week's end. In the interest of helping reduce stress on Ontario's electrical grid and bringing down home cooling costs, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Innovative Wave Power Device Starts Producing Clean Power in Hawaii

    With support from the Energy Department and the U.S. Navy, a prototype wave energy device has advanced successfully from initial concept to grid-connected, open-sea pilot testing. The device, called Azura, was recently launched and installed in a 30-meter test berth at the Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) in Kaneohe Bay, on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. This pilot testing is now ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Z-Wave Announces 600th Certified Product -- RCS Technology EM52 Whole House Energy Meter

    The Z-Wave Alliance, the consortium behind the world's largest ecosystem of interoperable wireless control solutions, today announced that it has certified its 600th product. This major milestone solidifies its position as the leading consortium dedicated to Home Control and Smart Energy development. The 600th Z-Wave product is a Whole House Energy Meter designed to provide timely and accurate ...


    By Marketwire

  • Energy Department Announces $8 Million to Develop Advanced Components for Wave, Tidal, and Current Energy Systems

    The Energy Department today announced $8 million in available funding to spur innovation in next-generation marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) control and component technologies. In the United States, waves, tides, and ocean currents represent a largely untapped renewable energy resource that could provide clean, affordable energy to homes and businesses across the country's coastal ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Department Announces Funding for Demonstration and Testing of Advanced Wave and Tidal Energy Technologies

    The Energy Department today announced $10 million to strengthen the U.S. marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy industry, including wave and tidal energy sources. Through the two funding opportunities announced today the Department is supporting design, manufacturing, demonstration, and testing of sustainable, environmentally responsible marine and hydrokinetic energy devices and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ASTM C1651 - 11 standard test method for measurement of roll wave optical distortion in heat-treated flat glass

    This test method is a procedure for determining the peak-to-valley depth and the wavelength of roll wave in flat glass and then calculating the optical distortion resulting from that roll wave. Peak-to-valley measurements provide a means of monitoring the roll wave distortion in a heat processed glass ...


    By ASTM International

  • APG Introduces new True Echo™ GWR200 Guided Wave Radar Level Transmitter

    Automation Products Group, Inc. (APG) introduces a new level transmitter, the True Echo™ GWR200 Guided Wave Radar Level Transmitter. The True Echo™ GWR200 takes the mystery and frustration out of level measurement. With programmable 4-20 mA or RS-485 Modbus outputs, and innovative signal ...

  • GL Garrad Hassan supports wave testing program at Hawai’i National Marine Renewable Energy Center

    GL Garrad Hassan has begun a project for the Hawai’i Natural Energy Institute at the University of Hawai’i (HNEI-UH) supporting the institute’s Hawai’i National Marine Renewable Energy Center (HINMREC) wave energy testing program. HINMREC, under funding from the Wind and Water Power Program of the U.S. Department of Energy, is working in collaboration with the U.S. Navy to ...


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