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Wave energy+storage pilot to power subsea oil and gas production

Scottish wave power firm Mocean Energy and energy storage developers EC-OG have joined forces with Chrysaor, Modus, The Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) and Baker Hughes to fund the demonstration of a wave-powered...

Eco Wave Power wins Global Innovation Award 2021 at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

Eco Wave Power (EWPG Holding AB), a Swedish-Israeli wave energy developer, won the public voting for the Global Innovation Award in the “Life Under Water” category at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Eco Wave Power developed...

Saab Sabertooth AUV to be tested with SeaRAY autonomous offshore power system

C-Power announced that a demonstration of a Saab double-hull Sabertooth hybrid autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) will be added to the six-month sea trial of the company’s SeaRAY autonomous offshore power system (AOPS). The sea trial...
Ocean

MaRINET2 project hits milestone of €5 million for free offshore renewables testing

The fifth and final MaRINET2 call results have been announced, bringing the project's total budget for free lab, tank and open-sea testing of wave, tidal and offshore wind technologies to €5 million (US$6 million). In...

Eco Wave Power named winner of Smart Port Challenge in Morocco

Eco Wave Power (EWPG Holding AB) announces it was one of three winners of the Smart Port Challenge Competition, held by Morocco’s National Ports Agency and National Single Window for foreign trade- PORTNET, together...

Sustainable Marine’s floating tidal energy platform launched in Bay of Fundy

After completing construction of its 420kW PLAT-I 6.40 floating tidal energy platform in Meteghan, Nova Scotia, Sustainable Marine launched it in the Bay of Fundy, Canada, which experiences the highest tides on earth. The new...

PacWave South project receives first U.S. marine renewable energy research lease

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has offered the first marine renewable energy research lease in federal waters off the U.S. West Coast to Oregon State University (OSU) for the PacWave South project. PacWave...

Kraken project confirms concept viability for robotic arm in ocean energy applications

WavEC announces completion of the Kraken project, which set out to develop a robotic arm to be used with remotely operated vehicles (ROV) to inspect, repair and maintain offshore structures, specifically for ocean energy...

U.S. DOE invests $22 million in marine energy foundational R&D, testing infrastructure

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) has announced 10 project selections totaling up to $22 million to support marine energy research and development and testing infrastructure. Seven out of the...
Ocean

Smart grid integration of ocean energy project launches in Canada

The Ocean Energy Smart Grid Integration Project has been launched by Canada’s Ocean Supercluster. The C$975,000 (US$760,000) initiative brings together a range of partners in ocean innovation to commercialize the integration of ocean energy...