Marine Features for February 2014

This section contains our latest feature articles. A selection of these articles is also published in Reinforced Plastics magazine and in the Reinforced Plastics weekly newsletter.

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Marine Features Archive

Tidal energy – an emerging market for composites Tidal energy – an emerging market for composites

Dutch company Airborne International wants to be a leading player in the supply of composite blades for tidal turbines. We found out more from Peter Coppens, Business Development/ Commercial Manager at Airborne Marine.

Innovation rules the (tidal) waves Innovation rules the (tidal) waves

REF Contributor George Marsh looks at the various systems that harness the enormous power contained in sea waves, as well as the ingenious means being developed (and proposed) to exploit this tantalisingly abundant source of renewable energy.