January 27, 2014
Oscilla Power’s Magnetostrictive Wave Energy Generator Successfully Completes Atlantic Ocean Tests
SEATTLE, Washington, January 27, 2014 — Oscilla Power, Inc. (OPI) announced today the successful completion of its 2013 open ocean testing, conducted at Isle of Shoals, NH.  OPI’s prototype system was deployed in mid-July and recovered in mid-September, 2013. For nine weeks, two of OPI’s “Gen 1” magnetostrictive power generators operated according to plan, turning […]

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September 6, 2012
Hydrovolts Named Global Top 30 Semi-Finalist for 2012 Later Stage Award
WCTA Member Hydrovolts was named a Global Top 30 Semi-Finalist in the Global Cleantech Cluster Association 2012 Later Stage Awards competition in the Tidal/Hydropower category. The Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) is a network of cleantech clusters, companies and professionals. Winners in 10 categories will be announced on November 12, at the Savannah International Clean Energy Conference […]

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June 18, 2012
Snohomish PUD Honored for Youngs Creek Hydro Project
Snohomish County Public Utility District’s Youngs Creek hydropower project has received a 2012 Honor Award from the Seattle Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.  The PUD’s Youngs Creek facility started operation in October 2011 near Sultan, WA.  It’s the first hydropower project in the state in nearly twenty years. With a generating capacity […]

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April 17, 2012
Hydrovolts Deploys Big Canal Turbine
The Big Canal Turbine, designed to produce five kilowatt output in a flow of two meters per second, was successfully deployed by Hydrovolts in the Roza Canal on March 8, 2012.  It has been operating continuously and is now making more than six kilowatts as the water flow in the canal has increased.  The operation […]

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March 8, 2012
Governor Gregoire Signs Bill Expanding Renewable Energy Law
Source:  CBS News, March 8, 2012. Governor Gregoire signed a bill into law that broadens the definition of renewable energy.  Electricity produced from older biomass facilities including pulp mills are now eligible under the renewable energy definition.  Energy generated from the byproducts of pulping or wood manufacturing processes, yard and food wastes, and untreated construction […]

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December 20, 2011
Hydrovolts Named a Global Innovator in the LAUNCH: ENERGY Challenge
Source:  Hydrovolts Press Release, December 20, 2011. NASA, USAID, The U.S. Department of State, and NIKE identified Hydrovolts for its innovative approach to society’s most pressing energy challenges. Seattle (December 12, 2011) – Hydrovolts announced today its selection as one of the ten innovators of LAUNCH: Energy, a competition founded by NASA, the United States […]

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