SIMEC Atlantis Energy, a sustainable energy generation company, has informed that its tidal energy project MeyGen has exported a total of 414MWh of electricity last week.According to the company’s social media update, the electricity generation was achieved operating at an availability of over 99% through the spring tide.In May this year the project exported over 15GWhrs to the grid.The MeyGen project, one of the largest tidal stream projects in the world, formally entered the 25-year operations phase in April 2018.The project is split into several phases.
Bio Latest posts by Taylor Vortherms (see all) Part 1: Invisible, incapacitating concussions are sidelining high school athletes – July 19, 2016 Taylor VorthermsSports Editor at The Ellsworth AmericanTaylor Vortherms covers sports in Hancock County. The St. Louis, Missouri native recently graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism and joined The Ellsworth American in 2013. Part 2: When the injury is inside your head, some “don’t get it” – July 26, 2016 Running back Jack Cyr of the Bucksport Golden Bucks fights for yardage against three Oak Hill defenders during Bucksport’s 42-35 loss to the Raiders in Saturday’s Class D state championship game.PORTLAND — Time proved to be the most deciding factor in Bucksport’s 42-35 loss to the Oak Hill Raiders at Saturday’s Class D football state championship at Fitzpatrick Stadium.With less than five minutes to go, each passing second decreased the Golden Bucks’ opportunity to rally after falling behind by two touchdowns late in the fourth quarter.With 4:57 left, Oak Hill’s Kyle Flaherty ran three yards into the end zone to increase the Raiders’ lead 42-28.Bucksport answered back, with quarterback Matthew Stewart connecting with Josh Gray on a 25-yard pass for a touchdown to narrow the deficit to seven points with under three minutes left to play.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textWith 2:55 on the clock, Bucksport kicked the ball back into Oak Hill’s possession.Oak Hill’s Kyle Tervo lost the ball on the return and the fumble ended up in the hands of Bucksport’s KP Hilaire.The Raiders achieved the most important stop of the game, with defensive end Luke Washburn sacking Stewart for a five-yard loss on fourth-and-10.The clock wound down to 0 with the ball in Oak Hill’s possession, and with it went the championship trophy — the Raiders’ first in 31 years.The loss was the first of the season for the 11-1 Bucks.Find in-depth coverage of local news in The Ellsworth American. Subscribe digitally or in print. Latest Posts EHS names new boys’ soccer coach – July 13, 2016