Water Energy

Water energy is a renewable energy sources. A collection source of accurate information, articles, facts, news, opinions, tips and analysis on water energy and hydro power.

What is Tidal Energy?

What is Tidal Energy

by Andy Goldman on April 23, 2013

Tidal Energy is a Renewable Energy Source, RES, produced by the rise and fall of tides which occur in all parts of the world. Tides are caused by the gravitational force of the moon, called lunar gravitational force, and that of the sun. Tidal Energy when captured can be used to produce useful energy such […]

What is wave energy?

what is wave energy?

by Andy Goldman on April 17, 2013

Waves are caused by winds blowing across the surface of the sea. The wind energy is transferred to the waves and thus the stronger the wind is the more energy is into the waves. So wave energy is the energy contained in the waves. Wave Energy is proportional to the square of the height of […]

The UK is a global leader in Wave and Tidal Energy, both being Renewable Energy Sources, RESs, and both under the umbrella of Ocean Energy. As a world leader UK has long term plans for the commercialization of the technologies which enable the efficient exploitation of the power of the waves and tides. Wave and […]

What is Hydropower?

What is hydropower?

by Andy Goldman on April 9, 2013

One of the first questions which come to mind when people hear about Hydropower is: What is Hydropower? It takes some reading and some analysis of the word to understand and the importance of Hydropower in our lives. Hydropower is one of the Renewable Energy Sources, RES, and as a matter of fact is the […]

Hydropower Energy

Hydropower Energy

by Andy Goldman on April 1, 2013

Hydropower is the power of water. Hydro comes from the Greek word ‘’ύδωρ ‘’ which means water. What does Hydropower mean? Hydropower is the energy contained in the moving water. Moving water means either falling water or running water. This energy, or this force, may be captured so as to produce useful work and be […]

Hydropower and Hydroelectric energy in general is the largest Renewable Energy Source, RES. It is by far the largest RES and it is the renewable energy source which was firstly exploited and used to produce useful work for mankind. Hydrovision Hydrovision which will take place in July 23-26 2013 at Colorado USA is the world’s […]

Hydroelectric Power Facts

Hydroelectric Power Facts

by Andy Goldman on February 18, 2013

Hydroelectric Power is until this day the number one renewable green energy source in the world in terms power output. It is also the first used renewable energy sources, RES, for the production of electricity. The first hydroelectric plant was built at Niagara Falls, Canada, in 1879 and in 1882 the first hydroelectric plant operated […]

The Wave and Tidal 2013 conference and exhibition will take place at London, UK on the last 2 days of February 2013, 27-28th, and it is an event that the professionals in the field should not miss. It is the 10th conference and exhibition about wave and tidal energy and it is expected to attract […]