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Drives & Controls

Systems like MCT's tidal generator are pushing the development of drives and motors

Driving marine machines

17 Feb 2014 | By Ellie Zolfagharifard

Manufacturers of drives, motors and gears have had to ramp up innovation to get a slice of the marine energy market

Flywheel storage is a promising solution to wind energy's intermittency issues

From race to renewables

17 Feb 2014 | By Stephen Harris

Williams engineers have adapted the firm’s F1 kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) for use with wind turbines 

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Europe's largest tidal array in the Pentand Firth off Orkney will eventually generate up to 86MW of power. What will it take for tidal energy to make an appreciable contribution to the UK's energy needs?

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