Completing the Circle of Hydrokinetic River Turbine Development

Completing the Circle of Hydrokinetic River Turbine Development

Hydropower 2022

In our session “Hydropower 2022” on 12th May, Richard Montague, Director, Kinetic Hydro Ltd, delivered a presentation on completing the circle of hydrokinetic river turbine development.

Richard Montague, Director, Kinetic Hydro Ltd

Richard is a chartered mechanical engineer who started working in the marine renewables industry in 2005. He was part of the team at Marine Current Turbines which designed and installed the world’s first utility-scale tidal stream turbine in Strangford Narrows in 2008. After a spell in wave energy at Aquamarine Power, he helped Nova Innovation deliver the world’s first offshore tidal stream array in Shetland in 2016.

In 2019, he co-founded Kinetic Hydro Ltd to take technology from the marine renewables sector and develop small-scale river turbines to provide energy access solutions for remote communities in the Global South.

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