Hull University is looking at the impact of turbines placed on the seabed for generating energy.
Research into the effects of harnessing tidal energy is being carried out in East Yorkshire.
The University of Hull is studying the wider impact on the seabed of turbines placed in tidal streams to generate electricity.
Professor Dan Parsons says the River Humber isn't actually the ideal location for gathering the green energy as the nature of the estuary is that it has relatively slow flows.
Extracting energy is a challenge and that would be pushing the boundaries of what is possinle with the turbines.
Disabled jobseekers in East Yorkshire are set to benefit from a new online job-finding service.
A new emphasis is being placed on talking therapies for sufferers of depression and anxiety in East Yorkshire.
Both East and West Hull Community transport are set to lose all their funding from Hull City Council in October.
Changes to eligibility criteria mean thousands more families in Hull now qualify for a free nursery place for their two-year-old.
Town and parish councilors from areas bordering Hull launched the 'Hands off the East Riding' campaign last night.