Marine Energy

IRENA and Ocean Energy Europe partner to drive ocean energy industry

Ocean Energy Europe and the International Renewable Energy Agency have signed a memorandum of understanding to “deepen existing cooperation to accelerate the commercialization of ocean energy technologies, by promoting the right policy incentives and...
Offshore Wind

EU Commission proposes massive boost to offshore wind, ocean energy capacity

To help meet the EU's goal of climate neutrality by 2050, the European Commission last week presented the EU Strategy on Offshore Renewable Energy, which proposes to increase Europe's offshore wind capacity from its current level...
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Portuguese wave energy project gets go ahead

Swedish wave energy firm CorPower Ocean is set to unleash a new project in the Atlantic Ocean off Portugal after securing a 10-year license.  The license from Portugal’s Directorate-General for Natural Resources provides a permit for...

C-Power announces upcoming sea trials for SeaRAY autonomous offshore power system

C-Power announced it will commence six-month sea trials in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Navy to test and validate the technical and economic capabilities of its SeaRAY autonomous offshore power system (AOPS)....

Verdant Power deploys three tidal turbines in New York City’s East River

Marine renewable energy company Verdant Power has installed an array of three tidal power turbines at its Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy (RITE) Project site in the East River in New York City. The deployment came as the...

EMEC and PTEC partner to grow UK tidal energy market

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, announced it has joined forces with the Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) to develop a large-scale tidal energy site off the Isle of Wight, England. This site will...

RivGen Power System achieves 10 months of operation, ORPC reports

ORPC reports that its RivGen device has been in operation for 10 months, sending power to the Igiugig, Alaska, community grid. ORPC recently concluded summer inspection and maintenance of the device, re-deployed it and resumed. The project...
Ocean

UK unveils new marine innovation project to drive Blue Economy

The UK’s Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has unveiled a new program to provide innovators and startups with the opportunity to develop solutions addressing critical challenges faced by the marine sector. The ADMIRALTY Marine Innovation Program will...
Shoreline Waves

Canadian government announces $9.4 million investments in tidal energy

The government of Canada has announced a $9.4 million investment in four tidal energy projects that will bring clean energy technologies to the Atlantic region and help Canada build a cleaner future, according to Natural Resources Canada...
Portugal

Corpower Ocean appoints head of Portuguese operations

Global wave energy developer CorPower Ocean has appointed Miguel Silva as head of its Portuguese operation. The news comes shortly after CorPower revealed plans for a new $18.1 million research, development, manufacturing and service center...