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UK Government Support Continues

The press release in the news section gives more information. We were not in the competition for this grant money as it was aimed at
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Pulse Goes to Lynmouth

The full press release is in the news section of the website. We are very excited to have secured access to a site for our
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Pulse Technology in The Thames Hub

Pulse Included in the Foster Thames Hub Vision

Foster + Partners, Halcrow and Volterra have worked together on a self-funded study to produce a detailed vision
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UK Gov Support Continues

Pulse welcomes £20m Innovation Funding.                            

Great to see HMG announcing £20m innovation funding for
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Mark Woodward
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Reply #22 on : Wed June 13, 2012, 20:02:58
I am really impressed by the logic of your technology which seems to me to be much more suitable to the harnessing of tidal power than a typical turbine - as per ours up in Stannington.
Just returned to Sheffield from a family event in Lynmouth and will be following your results there with great interest.
bob.smith
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Pulse hits Twitter
Reply #21 on : Tue October 04, 2011, 09:15:17
Check out our twitter feed : @pulsetidal
Bob
bob.smith
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£20m for Marine Power
Reply #20 on : Tue June 28, 2011, 09:15:36
Great to see HMG announcing £20m innovation funding for the sector today. This is another solid indication of the support we are seeing from UK Gov.

It needs to be partnered with a harmonised UK-wide revenue incentive also if we are going to see tidal power arrays making a real contribution to UK power needs.

Initially, this revenue support needs to be 5 ROCs because tidal power technology is new and relatively expensive, but as the volume of tidal power machines increases, the cost will fall, catching up with offshore wind very quickly. Then there will be no longer any need for differentiated incentives.

When costs are similar, a portolio approach, mixing wind, wave and tidal, saves money overall because the variability of the generation mix goes down. This means that the consumer pays less for their clean power. And that's something we all want.

Bob
bob.smith
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Andrew Percy MP Visits the Rig
Reply #19 on : Mon April 18, 2011, 15:44:51
Really enjoyed the opportunity to show our humber machine to local MP Andrew Percy on Friday. See his comments here:

http://www.andrewpercy.org/andrew-visits-humber-tidal-technology.html

Bob
bob.smith
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Progress at Kyle Rhea
Reply #18 on : Mon April 04, 2011, 08:43:12
Great news that MCT have secured a lease at Kyle Rhea. There is plenty of seabed there for ourselves as well. We are working more to the South of the Kyle, where the water is more shallow and better suited to our fully submerged device.

Bob
bob.smith
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Reply #17 on : Wed February 02, 2011, 10:17:04
Mike

Many thanks for your request. Please can you give me some contact information. You can use our email : info@pulsetidal.com : to do this.

Look forward to hearing from you.

Bob
Mike harris
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Reply #16 on : Thu January 27, 2011, 20:12:33
Please send me details on all you products

Regards

Mike Harris
bob.smith
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PS100 Size
Reply #15 on : Wed December 22, 2010, 00:22:30
Thanks for your question Tim. the PS100 has a vertical sweep of 5m. Cut-in velocity is about 1m/s and it will operate in 3m/s.

The bigger, commercial, machine we are working on will have similar cut-in speed, and is able to cope with 5m/s currents. Rated flow speed will be 2.5m/s.

Bob
Jay
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PS 100 size
Reply #14 on : Tue December 07, 2010, 08:33:26
how much will be the vertical distance swept by the blades for PS 100. What could be the minimum velocity required for operation and maximum velocity allowable for safety of equipments.
bob.smith
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Machine Output
Reply #13 on : Thu September 23, 2010, 20:54:59
Steve
To get the best performance from the machine, we have continuous control over the pitch of the blades. This has advantages beyond controlling the angle of attack - allowing us to adapt to changes in the current profile in the water column, and to shorten the stroke if there is an obstacle approaching. The machine runs well with fixed pitch, but better with variable.
We produced a completion report for the TSB (who provided the grant), but I am not sure about their dissemination policy.
Bob
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