Marine Energy

Energy Cast is a podcast featuring some of the top experts across all links in the energy industry chain, including hydropower, renewables, generation, and more! Jay Dauenhauer created the show has been hosting Energy Cast for several years. Marcus Lehman is the co-founder and chief executive officer of CalWave Power Technologies, a Berkeley, Calif.-based startup...
Europe

CorPower Ocean is establishing an R&D, manufacturing and service center for Wave Energy Converters (WEC) in Viana do Castelo in northern Portugal under a €16 million (US$18 million) investment plan. The location was chosen to support CorPower’s flagship demonstration project HiWave-5 and for the long-term development of supply and service capacity for commercial wave energy...
Marine Energy

A total of £123.7 million (US$154.8 million) has been invested into the Welsh economy as a result of marine technology to-date and £27.5 million (US$34.4 million) in the last year, according to a new report by industry association Marine Energy Wales. The latest State of the Sector report outlines findings from a survey that reviewed activity and...
Marine Energy

Black & Veatch has released a comprehensive lifecycle assessment of the 6-MW MeyGen 6 tidal stream energy array in Scotland’s Pentland Firth. The company says this assessment shares lessons learnt during the planning, design, delivery and operation of the array. The 6-MW Phase 1A of the project was partly funded through a £10 million (US$12.5...
Marine Energy

Regional development agency POM West Flanders has sought council from the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) to aid development of the “Blue Accelerator” test platform. Established in 2019, Blue Accelerator is a maritime innovation and development platform, located about 500 m from the eastern breakwater of Ostend, Belgium. The platform provides a means for companies,...
Marine Energy

An offshore demonstration, conducted May 25 through 28 by OceanBased Perpetual Energy LLC and the Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU), has demonstrated implications for a future of clean energy derived by harnessing the perpetual Gulf Stream current. The OceanBased demonstration is the first to yield energy from the...
Jobs and People

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has appointed Matthew Finn its new commercial director. Finn will focus on driving forward the long-term growth of the organization, leading on EMEC’s commercial activities. He has worked in the ocean energy sector for the past 14 years, helping to secure more than £250 million of funding for a...
Marine Energy

SINN Power has developed a floating ocean hybrid platform it says can be used “as a complete off-grid energy solution,” generating renewable energy from waves, wind and the sun. SINN Power, a Bavarian manufacturer, says that beginning this summer, it will offer solar panel manufacturers the opportunity to demonstrate and test their PV modules on...