Latest RealTide News

News Articles and Press Releases from the RealTide Research Project.

  • The RealTide project team led by Bureau Veritas held a successful and informative General Assembly meeting across two days (10th-11th September) via Video Conferencing.

    Screengrab showing RealTide project partners participating in a video conference
    RealTide video conference General Assembly September 2020
  • As part of RealTide's Work Package 3, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore has developed a new python tool for preliminary analysis of tidal turbine blades.  Christened ‘STARBLADES’, this is a Blade Element Momentum Theory (BEMT) tool for realistic, dynamic flows.

    Overview Starblades image
  • At EWTEC 2019, RealTide partners will present the progress of the project's first 18 months and outline the future programme of work. We will be seeking to capture feedback from participants, particularly around how to shape the RealTide databases.

    The RealTide EWTEC 2019 Workshop Flyer
    The RealTide EWTEC 2019 Workshop Flyer
  • The third RealTide project General Assembly took place in June 2019 in Brest.  Following a project progress review and update meeting, participants visited Ushant, the island in the Fromveur Strait where power from the Sabella D10 turbine reaches shore.

    Ushant visit photo montage, top group photo, bottom left and right photos of Sabella power management building
    Ushant Island, Fromveur Strait
  • The second RealTide project General Assembly (GA) took place December 2018 in Malaga.  The GA provided partners the opportunity to review and discuss in detail the project's progress.  Hosted by EnerOcean, the GA involved a vsit to the EnerOcean's workshop where participants were given a tour of

    RealTide Meetings - Image of attendees at the GA in Malaga, Spain 2018
    The RealTide GA meeting in Malaga, Spain 2018


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