Tocardo International will make the case for tidal power at the international All-Energy conference in Aberdeen on 23 & 24 May. The Dutch hydro-power specialist is one of the first companies in the world to deliver a complete tidal technology and sell its water turbines commercially.
Earlier this year, Tocardo signed its first contracts to sell its turbines, which can be installed off shore and in rivers, to clients in Japan and Nepal. It also signed a dealership agreement to sell its patented technology into Korea, which is among the world’s most promising tidal energy markets, and is pursuing opportunities in Europe and North America.
Over the past few years, Tocardo has moved ahead of many of its peers by fully developing highly efficient water turbines on a smaller scale and at low cost. The turbines have been extensively tested in Dutch coastal waters, paving the way for the building of larger-scale turbines of 500kW, 1MW and more – which can resist more aggressive tidal waters across the globe.