Firm behind ‘most powerful tidal turbine’ to head up new project


This image shows Orbital Marine Power’s 2 megawatt turbine, the Orbital O2.

Scottish engineering firm Orbital Marine Power is to lead a consortium focused on the commercial deployment of floating tidal energy.

In a statement on Monday, the company, which has previously described its 2 megawatt O2 tidal turbine as the “world’s most powerful”, said the 26.7 million euro ($31.5 million) Forward-2030 project would receive a 20.5 million euro grant from the European…


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