Press Releases


Mission Accomplished: Tidal Energy Project Successfully Installs Underwater Power Cables in the Bay of Fundy

[Note: video b-roll of marine operations available at: https://vimeo.com/110195098.] [Hi-Res photos available here: http://fundyforce.ca/media-center/images] Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 PARRSBORO, NOVA SCOTIA The Bay of Fundy is now wired for power: four underwater power cables have been successfully installed in the Minas Passage, each able to deliver electricity directly to homes across the province. The Fundy Learn More...

Notice: FORCE Marine Activity

FORCE is now mobilizing to conduct a series of marine trials this week. A number of vessels will be involved, including barges and tugs, maneuvering and holding station. These trials support the deployment of up to four underwater power cables in the near future. These cables are designed to connect tidal turbines to our shore Learn More...

FORCE Begins Construction on Subsea Platform

(Halifax, NS) Understanding the Bay of Fundy’s powerful tides is getting easier, thanks to a new advanced sensor platform being built for the Minas Passage. Simon Melrose, the platform project manager for the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE), speaking at the Nova Scotia Energy Research and Development Forum today, announced construction contracts for Learn More...

FORCE: Tidal Energy Project Expands Team

(Halifax, NS) Nova Scotia’s efforts to harness the power of the highest tides in the world are accelerating this year, and more people are joining the project to help ensure its success. Today, speaking to industry, science, and government representatives at the Nova Scotia Energy Research and Development Forum, Tony Wright, general manager of FORCE Learn More...

Public meeting: May 20th project update in Parrsboro

Invitation FORCE and our partners are pleased to invite you to a meeting to offer an update on the tidal energy project as well as introduce some of our new members. This will be an opportunity to meet and hear from: Minas Energy, Marine Current Turbines (a Siemens business), and Bluewater, OpenHydro (a DCNS company), Learn More...