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LOC buys into Innosea
Tuesday 19th of June 2018

LOC Renewables, part of LOC Group marine international consultancy, has acquired a 70% stake in the French marine energy engineering company Innosea. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OTE hires OTEC EcoVillage guidance
Tuesday 19th of June 2018

Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE) has added the Co-Founder and Director of the Sky Institute for the Future – Gil Lyons – to the company’s board. Specialized in smart growth initiatives,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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GEPS Techno starts 150kW wave prototype build-out
Tuesday 19th of June 2018

French developer GEPS Techno has launched the construction of its wave energy platform prototype that will be tested at the SEM-REV marine renewables test site, off the western coast of France. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Finding NEMO proves challenging for the French
Tuesday 19th of June 2018

The ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) project in Martinique, planned by French companies Naval Energies and Akuo Energy, has been shelved indefinitely due to technical difficulties. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Vacancy: Communications Intern
Tuesday 19th of June 2018

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SIMEC Atlantis Energy enters business scene
Monday 18th of June 2018

The reverse takeover acquisition between SIMEC - a GFG Alliance company - and Atlantis Resources has been completed, resulting in the re-admittance of the company with the new name on the AIM. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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NEMOS ropes outlive standards
Monday 18th of June 2018

German developer NEMOS has reported favorable test results for its newly developed rope construction that may be used for the company’s wave energy device. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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UK’s marine renewables expertise reaches all seven continents
Monday 18th of June 2018

Trade and professional body for marine renewables - RenewableUK - has published a report on the activities of the UK-based companies working in the onshore and offshore wind, wave and tidal energy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Waves4Power names new Chief Executive
Monday 18th of June 2018

Swedish-based Waves4Power has appointed Emil Christiansen to the role of President and CEO of the company which is now looking for financing for the next phase of its wave power system development. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, June 11 – 17, 2018
Sunday 17th of June 2018

MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from June 11 – June 17, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Kyuden Mirai, Cape Sharp first to get Cherbourg-built OpenHydro turbines
Friday 15th of June 2018

The new tidal turbine plant in Cherbourg, France, built in only ten months and officially launched on June 14, will produce its first two turbines in a few weeks and deliver them to projects in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Ireland eyes feeding 50GW of offshore RE to European grid
Friday 15th of June 2018

Ireland is exploring the possibility of a major interconnector to feed its targeted 50GW of ocean energy, planned to be achieved by 2050, directly into the European grid, according to Denis Naughten,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Commissioner Vella: France well placed to be ocean energy frontrunner
Thursday 14th of June 2018

"France is well placed to be an ocean energy frontrunner at global scale. This is thanks to good natural resources. But just as importantly, it is thanks to world-class marine engineers and visionary... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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6th International OTEC Symposium Okinawa
Thursday 14th of June 2018

The International OTEC Symposium is the world’s largest international conference on Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC). Since the first conference in Hawaii in 2013, it has been held annually in Korea, Malaysia, The Netherlands, and France. Two days of unique and interactive sessions provides…

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Naval Energies opens Cherbourg tidal turbine plant
Thursday 14th of June 2018

Naval Energies (former DCNS) and its subsidiary OpenHydro officially opened their tidal turbine plant in Cherbourg today, June 14, conveniently timing the inauguration as the International Conference... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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EU politicians shake hands on 32%-by-2030 binding renewable energy target
Thursday 14th of June 2018

Negotiators from the European Commission, Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on increasing renewable energy use in Europe on June 14, setting a binding renewable energy target for the EU... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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DesignPro, Mitsubishi Electric readying 25kW device for late summer deployment
Wednesday 13th of June 2018

DesignPro Renewables and Mitsubishi Electric, which has joined the hydrokinetic technology start-up in the development of its 25kW in-river turbine, are working towards deploying the device at the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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SINN Power starts building wave energy project in Greece
Wednesday 13th of June 2018

SINN Power has attached two supporting structures for its wave energy converter (WEC) modules to the port wall in Heraklion on Crete, Greece, where the company will install and commission the first... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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HydroQuest Ocean 1MW tidal turbine to hit the water in spring 2019
Tuesday 12th of June 2018

HydroQuest and its equity partner CMN (Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie) have informed that they will install and commission the HydroQuest Ocean 1MW tidal turbine at EDF's Paimpol-Bréhat site... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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Appel de Cherbourg
Tuesday 12th of June 2018

A l’occasion de l’ouverture de la conférence internationale ICOE et des Assises nationales des énergies marines renouvelables du Syndicat des énergies renouvelables a été lancé l’Appel de Cherbourg. Le texte définitif a été rendu public le 12 juin 2018 et signé à la tribune par Jean-Louis BAL, Pr…

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New €11M project combines tidal energy and hydrogen production
Tuesday 12th of June 2018

Orkney will become home to another innovative energy solution with a newly launched project set to deliver an onshore energy management system that will support the production of hydrogen using an... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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NeSSIE launches competition for anti-corrosion solutions
Tuesday 12th of June 2018

On June 6, the consortium behind the NeSSIE project (short for North Sea Solutions for Innovation in Corrosion for Energy) launched a competition for delivering anti-corrosion solutions for tidal,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Blue Shark Power System unveils Djibouti tidal energy plans
Monday 11th of June 2018

French tidal energy technology developer, Blue Shark Power System, will install one of its turbines off the coast of Djibouti in early 2019 as part of a large-scale project planned for the country... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Meet MarineEnergy.biz team at ICOE 2018
Monday 11th of June 2018

MarineEnergy.biz team is now on its way to Cherbourg, France, where the 7th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) will kick off on June 12 and bring together stakeholders from tidal, wave... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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Top news, June 4 – 10, 2018
Sunday 10th of June 2018

MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from June 4 – June 10, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Orkney’s marine supply chain ‘logs in’ to Microsoft
Friday 8th of June 2018

Scottish marine service provider Green Marine has submerged another piece of innovative technology into Orkney’s deeps having recently installed Microsoft’s clean energy-powered datacenter. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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US Energy Department cashes out $6.7 million for marine energy
Friday 8th of June 2018

Six awardees have been selected to receive a total of $6.7 million in federal funding for the development of innovative marine energy technologies. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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More gold for MIDAS with €250K tidal-storage project grant
Friday 8th of June 2018

Dutch province of Zeeland has provided €250,000 from its public fund to support the joint, large-scale, north-west European tidal energy and battery storage project called the MIDAS. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Australian wave hires mWave valve suppliers
Friday 8th of June 2018

Australian wave developer with offices in Wales – Bombora Wave Power – has engaged the services of two contractors for the delivery of valve system for the company’s mWave device. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Sensor switch set for Bourne Tidal Test Site
Thursday 7th of June 2018

The MRECo operations team - together with those from the University of Rhode Island and Nortek - plans to replace sensors installed at the Bourne tidal site in an operation set for tomorrow. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Marine test facility in France opens for business
Thursday 7th of June 2018

The university in French northwestern city of Caen – ESITC – has inaugurated marine test facility equipped with a 40-meter long flume tank. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tocardo strenghtens its Managing Board
Thursday 7th of June 2018

With two key hires Tocardo Tidal Power has strengthened its Managing Board. Mr. Henk Kasteleijn has joined Tocardo as Chief Financial and Operating Officer. Henk brings over 20 years of general and financial management experience with two leading multinationals in the innovative technology sector…

Scotland opens £20 million low-carbon treasure chest
Thursday 7th of June 2018

The Scottish government has called the low-carbon energy project developers to apply for a share of £20 million supplied through the Energy Investment Fund. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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FORESEA to mark project successes at ICOE drinks reception
Thursday 7th of June 2018

Since its launch, FORESEA has increased real-sea testing activity in the ocean energy sector. Ten projects have hit the water at European test centres with FORESEA support, with more to come in the next 18 months. To mark this success, a drinks reception will be held at ICOE2018 on Wednesday 13 J…

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Minesto adds ‘commercialization’ duo to its board
Thursday 7th of June 2018

Swedish developer Minesto has appointed Javier Sanz, and Jonas Millqvist, as the new member on its board whose focus will be on reinforcing project finance capabilities and commercialization of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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More money for marine flows on OERA’s research tap
Wednesday 6th of June 2018

Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) has launched a funding call for marine renewable energy proposals with increased budget and diversified research stream. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Naval Group and Microsoft install marine energy-powered datacenter
Wednesday 6th of June 2018

French industrial and defense giant Naval Group has collaborated with Microsoft on the second phase of Natick project which resulted in the recent installation of marine renewable energy-powered... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tocardo strengthens management with finance appointments
Wednesday 6th of June 2018

Dutch company Tocardo Tidal Power has strengthen its management board with two key hires. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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LOC Group names new energy projects development director
Wednesday 6th of June 2018

International marine and engineering consulting firm LOC has appointed ex-Head of Engineering at BP, Ian Cummins as its new Energy Projects Development Director. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wales endorses Hinkley Point C price offer for Swansea lagoon
Tuesday 5th of June 2018

Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones has called the UK government to offer price support for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon ‘on the same terms’ to that agreed for the nuclear power station. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Quest for alternative materials for ocean energy continues
Tuesday 5th of June 2018

The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Ocean Energy (ETIP Ocean) has organized a webinar that will this week explore alternative materials and manufacturing processes for ocean energy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Video: Deep Green umbilical & MGS buoy hook-up op
Tuesday 5th of June 2018

Swedish developer Minesto has released a video showing the recently completed equipment connection operation as part of Deep Green project installation off Wales. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Snap marine energy splash to earn cash, US DOE instructs
Tuesday 5th of June 2018

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Water Power Technologies Office has opened a contest for the best photos of water power in the United States that can bring up to $2,000 for the winners. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Hydro Group nets contract for Korea’s wind-wave energy hybrid
Tuesday 5th of June 2018

Aberdeen-based subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group has been awarded a £750,000 contract with Korea Research of Ships & Ocean Engineering (KRISO) for wind and wave energy platform... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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‘Promising’ trial prompts EEL Energy’s investment search
Monday 4th of June 2018

Following ‘promising’ tests in real conditions, EEL Energy has launched a funding raise with a maximum target of €7 million to support further development of its tidal energy technology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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A&P Group renews renewables business push
Monday 4th of June 2018

Global ship repair, conversion and marine specialist A&P Group has announced the appointment of a new Business Development Manager, as the firm pushes further into the renewables sector. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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PRIMaRE offers marine energy research assistance
Monday 4th of June 2018

The Partnership for Research in Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE) has launched a call for funding applications meant for those seeking to expand their knowledge in marine renewable energy sector. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EU bids funding increase for environment & climate scheme
Monday 4th of June 2018

The European Commission has proposed a 60% funding increase for the EU’s environment and climate action program LIFE in the next long-term 2021-2027 budget. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Register now for Offshore Energy 2018
Monday 4th of June 2018

The registration for Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2018 in now live! The event, to be held on (22), 23 & 24 October in Amsterdam expects to attract over 12,000 offshore... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, May 28 – June 3, 2018
Sunday 3rd of June 2018

MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from May 28 - June 3, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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China’s LHD tidal demo generates 800 MWh. Marks ‘world record’
Friday 1st of June 2018

Tidal energy project, led by Chinese developer LHD, has generated over 800 MWh of cumulative power since summer 2016 – claiming a ‘world record’ with one full year of continuous power export to the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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China’s LHD tidal demo generates 800MWh. Marks ‘world record’
Friday 1st of June 2018

The project led by Chinese developer LHD has generated over 800MWh of cumulative power since summer 2016 – claiming a ‘world record’ with one full year of continuous power export to the Chinese grid. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Report: Swansea Bay tidal lagoon dead in the water
Friday 1st of June 2018

The proposal to build a £1.3 billion energy generating tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay is reportedly set to be rejected by the UK government in an announcement rumored to be made next week. The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Carnegie kicks off Albany wave site geophysical survey
Friday 1st of June 2018

Carnegie Clean Energy has started the geophysical survey activities off Western Australia at a project site planned for the company’s CETO 6 wave energy device debut. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Grid simulator buoy for WaveSub device all set
Friday 1st of June 2018

Marine Power Systems (MPS) has completed the assembly and commissioning of its PowerBuoy - a grid simulator designed to operate alongside the quarter-scale prototype WaveSub wave energy converter. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Extra pair of engineering hands sought for CCell wave
Thursday 31st of May 2018

The developer of CCell wave energy converter - Zyba - is looking to hire an engineer to work within the company’s London-based technical team. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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UK engineering consultancies merge in renewables drive
Thursday 31st of May 2018

ITPEnergised has combined its business with Glasgow-based specialist electrical engineering consultancy for the renewable and low carbon energy industries Xero Energy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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UmbraGroup takes lead in €3.8M wave energy project
Thursday 31st of May 2018

A consortium led by Italian company UmbraGroup has secured €3.8 million in EU research funding to develop an advanced power take-off system for wave energy applications. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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US university and national lab join forces for marine energy research
Thursday 31st of May 2018

The University of Alaska Fairbanks and the US Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have signed a five-year collaborative agreement to advance research on marine renewable... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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French region of Brittany sets up marine renewables body
Wednesday 30th of May 2018

Launched by the Brittany region - Bretagne Ocean Power (BOP) has been established to coordinate the action of all Breton stakeholders engaged in marine renewable energy sector. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Marine Energy Alliance awarded by INTERREG NWE
Wednesday 30th of May 2018

DMEC is happy to announce the approval of the Marine Energy Alliance (MEA) project. In this four-year project eight partners will combine their marine energy expertise to deliver integrated technical and commercial support services to forty technology developers in north-west Europe. The partners…

Northwest Europe forms alliance to boost marine energy developers
Wednesday 30th of May 2018

Forty marine energy technology developers in northwest Europe are set to benefit from a newly approved EU project - Marine Energy Alliance (MEA) - that will offer integrated support services for the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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Storage emerges as option for Bardsey Sound tidal energy scheme
Wednesday 30th of May 2018

Rural development agency Cadwyn Clwyd has published a tender for a scoping study on battery storage suitability for the YnNi Llŷn and Nova Innovation tidal energy project planned for deployment off... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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Welsh Economy Secretary Skates meets tidal kite before lift off
Wednesday 30th of May 2018

Swedish developer Minesto has welcomed Welsh Minister Ken Skates who received an update on the company’s tidal energy operations in Wales. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Marine Renewables Canada in need of executive lead
Tuesday 29th of May 2018

A national organization whose name speaks for itself – Marine Renewables Canada – is seeking an Executive Director to lead strategic development of marine, river current, and offshore wind energy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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ABPmer makes oceanographic business appointment
Tuesday 29th of May 2018

UK-based marine consultancy ABPmer has appointed Paul Clement as its new Oceanographic Survey Manager. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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SmartBay floats ashore for essential aftercare
Tuesday 29th of May 2018

The SmartBay Observatory in Ireland’s Galway Bay is being retrieved this week for essential onshore maintenance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Second-gen design tools to shape up commercial ocean energy
Tuesday 29th of May 2018

An ambitious new project dubbed DTOcean+, whose aim is to accelerate the commercialization of marine energy sector by developing an open source suite of design tools for ocean energy systems, has... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Sabella rides tidal wave headed for Australia
Tuesday 29th of May 2018

French company Sabella has been accepted to the acceleration program for French companies with an interest in Australian maritime market as it looks to develop tidal energy projects down under. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto checks second Deep Green installation phase off the list
Monday 28th of May 2018

Marine energy developer Minesto has completed the second offshore installation phase of its 500kW Deep Green (DG500) project in Holyhead Deep, off Wales. Swedish developer installed the tether,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Sabella aims for end-of-summer D10 splash
Monday 28th of May 2018

French tidal energy company Sabella has started new set of tests on its D10 tidal energy turbine ahead of its deployment off France planned for August at the earliest. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Alaskan wave energy research project restarts
Monday 28th of May 2018

Researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks have resumed survey activities in Alaska in support of the government-backed Yakutat Wave Energy Project. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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BAM takes share in tidal bridge scheme as Strukton opts out
Monday 28th of May 2018

BAM International has acquired Strukton’s majority share in the joint venture Tidal Bridge that was established to drive forward the development of tidal energy floating power plants. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, May 21 – 27, 2018
Sunday 27th of May 2018

MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from May 21 - 27, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Canada to become International Renewable Energy Agency member
Friday 25th of May 2018

The government of Canada has announced plans to join the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) as it looks to improve its access to the $1 trillion clean technology market. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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US Energy Department funds lab-industry partnerships
Friday 25th of May 2018

The US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has set aside up to $2 million in funding to foster long-term industry-lab collaborative research. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto narrows interim loss
Friday 25th of May 2018

Minesto has reported a 5.5% increase in revenue for the first three months of the current year, compared to the same period a year earlier. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Ireland logs ocean energy innovation challenges
Friday 25th of May 2018

Marine Renewables Industry Association (MRIA) has published a study on collaboration and innovation challenges faced by the ocean energy sector which also provides possible solutions for the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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GDPR Privacy Rights Update
Thursday 24th of May 2018

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SeaQurrent explores Wadden Sea tidal energy options
Thursday 24th of May 2018

Dutch tidal energy developer SeaQurrent joined 14 other sustainability startups on a trip to the Wadden Islands to explore business opportunities during what's said to be the ‘first fossil free trade... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Project MONITOR eyes tidal energy blade reliability boost
Thursday 24th of May 2018

A new project focused on investigating the forces acting on blades and structures of tidal energy converters and their impact on reliability will be officially launched at the International... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Solar heads offshore with wind at its back
Thursday 24th of May 2018

Three companies within offshore energy sector have signed a letter of intent to jointly target niche markets in need of supply of clean electricity from floating wind and solar power. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Scotland toughens up on greenhouse gas emissions
Thursday 24th of May 2018

Scottish government has published a new climate change legislation under which it commits to target 90% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Verdant Power runs a million-dollar tidal investment round
Wednesday 23rd of May 2018

US-based developer Verdant Power has reached over the minimum investment target in an ongoing equity crowdfunding campaign set up to support the implementation of the company’s fifth generation tidal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Portuguese university puts oceanography postdoc up for grabs
Wednesday 23rd of May 2018

The University of Algarve has made available a postdoctoral research grant in the field of coastal oceanography that will also offer the chance of working with tidal energy developers in France and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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US marine energy performance metrics up for public input
Wednesday 23rd of May 2018

The Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) of the US Department of Energy is requesting feedback from the public on marine energy performance metrics on system and subsystem level. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Site visit DMaC, FaBTest and the Plymouth COAST Lab
Wednesday 23rd of May 2018

On 21 June, the Marine Tech Expo takes place in Plymouth, UK. The day before, 20 June, the MET-CERTIFIED project organises a visit to 3 test sites in Falmouth and Plymouth:

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Minesto installs MGS buoy off Wales
Wednesday 23rd of May 2018

Minesto has completed the installation of the micro-grid system (MGS) buoy that will be used for the company’s first tidal energy installation in Holyhead Deep, off the coast of North West Wales. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Life DemoWave buoys reach installation site
Wednesday 23rd of May 2018

Two wave energy buoys, built as part of the EU-backed Life DemoWave project, have been transported to Punta Langosteira where they will shortly be deployed for trials. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Seabased rounds up €715K crowdfunding cash
Tuesday 22nd of May 2018

Swedish wave energy company Seabased has closed the crowdfunding campaign on the Invesdor platform having secured close to €715,000 from 250 new investors around the world. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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MaRINET2 launches programme of free courses on offshore renewables
Tuesday 22nd of May 2018

MaRINET2 has opened the registrations for the first set of a total of ten courses on offshore renewable energy to be delivered over the next three years. The short, two to five days long courses for industry and academic researchers in the offshore renewable energy sector are organised and lectur…

Floating storage prototype takes official dip in Malta
Tuesday 22nd of May 2018

The FLASC team of the University of Malta has officially launched the scaled offshore floating platform prototype with integrated energy storage at an event that gathered government officials and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Carnegie rides €3.4M investment wave
Tuesday 22nd of May 2018

Carnegie Clean Energy has raised Au$5.3 million (€3.4 million) to grow its solar, battery and wave energy businesses. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Resen Waves launches £2.5M fundraiser with UK tax relief bit
Tuesday 22nd of May 2018

Danish developer Resen Waves has kicked off a capital raising campaign whose proceedings will be used to further advance the company’s wave energy technology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tidal range could power one third of the world, study says
Monday 21st of May 2018

In theory, one third of global electricity needs could be provided by the world’s tidal range, according to a new comprehensive state-of-the-art review of tidal range power plants. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Share placement yields £20M for Atlantis
Monday 21st of May 2018

Atlantis Resources has completed the placing of more than 57 million shares, securing £20 million for its upcoming tidal power and renewable energy activities. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Resen Waves bags €1 million for wave energy tech
Monday 21st of May 2018

Denmark-based company Resen Waves has secured €1 million through West Hill Capital to further advance its wave energy technology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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SolstadFarstad picks DP assurance software providers
Monday 21st of May 2018

Norwegian offshore service and supply ship company SolstadFarstad has awarded a five-year contract to Global Maritime, and UniSea, to deliver dynamic positioning (DP) assurance software solutions to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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AREG invites member input for EU marine energy project
Monday 21st of May 2018

Working with organizations across Europe, the Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) is calling for input from its members as it looks to draw up an international strategy for marine energy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Atlantis targets £20M cash raise
Monday 21st of May 2018

Edinburgh-based developer Atlantis Resources is looking to raise £20 million via share placing ahead of the completion of the proposed reverse takeover by GFG Alliance company SIMEC. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Sunday 20th of May 2018

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Deep Green micro-grid buoy on the move (Gallery)
Friday 18th of May 2018

The micro-grid system (MGS) buoy that will be used for Minesto’s 500kW Deep Green tidal energy plant has hit the waters of the River Clyde and is now ready to be towed to the installation site. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Swedish tidal test in need of Northern Ireland marine service
Friday 18th of May 2018

Marine energy developer Minesto is looking to enter into a framework agreement for marine operations services at its tidal test site in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OPT appoints global business development lead
Friday 18th of May 2018

Wave energy company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has named Matthew May as the company’s Vice President for Global Business Development. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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US DOE spells out rules & regs for $23M marine energy call
Friday 18th of May 2018

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released an informational webinar to explain in more detail the recently announced funding opportunity to support the marine energy technologies. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Scottish Renewables hails Bluemull Sound lease extension
Thursday 17th of May 2018

Member organization acting as the voice of renewable energy industry in Scotland – Scottish Renewables – has welcomed the extension of seabed lease for Nova Innovation’s Shetland Tidal Array. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EU pairs ocean energy innovators with investors
Thursday 17th of May 2018

Hundreds of innovative entrepreneurs and leading investors from across Europe have gathered in Brussels aiming to partner up for sustainable economic growth of seas and oceans as part of the Blue... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Crown Estate Scotland extends Nova’s Shetland tidal lease
Thursday 17th of May 2018

Scottish tidal energy developer Nova Innovation has secured an extension of its seabed lease at the Shetland Tidal Array, increasing the capacity of the site lease from 0.5MW to 2MW. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Investment wave brings in $5 million for Aquanet Power
Thursday 17th of May 2018

Hong Kong-based clean technology developer Aquanet Power has completed its second round of capital raising, securing $5 million to further grow its wave energy business. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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UK: CfD rules redo raises extra £1.5 billion cost
Wednesday 16th of May 2018

Investigation into the United Kingdom’s 2017 auction for low-carbon electricity generation contracts has revealed that the rule changes to the auction process will increase costs for energy users by... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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Surf wave-harnessing clean energy project kicks off in Maldives
Wednesday 16th of May 2018

The collaborative project, looking to exploit the surf waves to produce clean electricity, has been officially launched in the Maldives. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Marine-i talks survey and marine data technology
Wednesday 16th of May 2018

Marine-i, a pioneering program designed to boost the marine technology sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, has organized a free conference to discuss ways to improve marine data, and the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Regional alliance to bring ocean power to southern Philippines
Wednesday 16th of May 2018

Philippine-based Everhydro Corporation has entered into agreement with a Singapore start-up company OceanPixel to develop and implement ocean energy projects in Zamboanga Peninsula. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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MaRINET2 launches training courses programme
Tuesday 15th of May 2018

MaRINET2 has opened registration period for the first set of a total of ten courses on offshore renewable energy to be delivered over the next three years. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EC plans to support energy transition with €8.65 billion post-2020 budget
Tuesday 15th of May 2018

The European Commission has outlined its plans for the EU 2021-2027 budget, proposing €8.65 billion to be invested in the energy sector through the Connecting Europe Facility, with one of the key... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tidal Lagoon Power looking to match Hinkley Point CfD price with Welsh funds
Tuesday 15th of May 2018

Tidal Lagoon Power's CEO Mark Shorrock revealed on May 9 that the company had proposed a joint funding package for its Swansea Bay tidal lagoon to the UK government to ensure the tidal lagoon's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Investors, utilities urge Juncker to spend EU budget on zero-emission mobility and renewables, not fossil fuels
Tuesday 15th of May 2018

A group ofleading utilities, investors and NGOs have called on President Juncker to invest more money in zero-emission mobility and power generation when allocating the EU budget after 2020. Aviva Investors, 2 Degrees Investing, Eurelectric, Ocean Energy Europe, Mirova Investing, among others, de…

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EC-OG scoops 2018 EBAE nomination
Monday 14th of May 2018

East Coast Oil and Gas Engineering (EC-OG) has been shortlisted as finalist in the 2018 European Business Awards for the Environment (EBAE). [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Technology sharing to cut costs of offshore renewables
Monday 14th of May 2018

Sharing innovation, systems and proven cost-cutting practices between offshore wind and tidal and wave energy sectors will contribute to increasing supply of both into the national grid, it was... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Seabased scores 40MW Caribbean wave energy deal
Monday 14th of May 2018

Swedish wave energy company Seabased has signed an agreement with Bermuda General Agency (BGA) to deliver two 20MW wave energy parks in the Caribbean. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Arup takes pride in Deep Green first
Monday 14th of May 2018

Having designed gravity-base foundation for Minesto’s Deep Green tidal energy plant, a multinational professional services firm Arup has welcomed the completion of the first offshore installation... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Australian taskforce eyes virtual marine energy cluster
Monday 14th of May 2018

The Australian Marine Energy Taskfoce (AMET), a working group of Australia's marine energy technology and project developers, has proposed the creation of a virtual marine energy cluster to drive... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Sunday 13th of May 2018

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Welsh bag EU boost for technical skills in emerging sectors
Friday 11th of May 2018

Wales has benefited from £1.4 million additional EU funding secured last month that will be used to help more than 400 people gain technical skills in new and emerging sectors in energy and power. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Renewable energy jobs surpass 10 million for the first time
Friday 11th of May 2018

The renewable energy industry created more than 500,000 new jobs globally in 2017 - a 5.3% increase from 2016, according to the latest figures released by the International Renewable Energy Agency... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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UK consortium launches marine energy cost-cutting DP barge
Friday 11th of May 2018

The consortium, led by ITPEnergised, has launched a low-cost dynamic positioning (DP) barge which is expected to significantly improve the commercial viability of the wave and tidal energy generation... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Morlais tidal zone plans marine ecological survey
Friday 11th of May 2018

Menter Môn, the manager of the Morlais tidal energy project, has invited tenders for marine ecological survey in support of the tidal energy demonstration zone proposed off Anglesey in North Wales. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Indonesia, South Korea team up for marine energy
Friday 11th of May 2018

The governments of Indonesia and South Korea have signed an agreement to establish a research center for marine energy technologies in West Java, unveiling also the plans for cooperation on tidal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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J Mitchell Fishing nets vessel contract with Minesto
Thursday 10th of May 2018

Minesto has awarded J Mitchell Fishing with a contract for the provision of a vessel that will support scale testing of Minesto's Deep Green tidal energy technology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Stronger focus on marine energy becomes part of NSRI’s strategy
Thursday 10th of May 2018

The UK National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) has unveiled a plan to enhance its offerings to better support marine renewable energy and other offshore industries, along with the oil and gas... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Bombora seeks two engineers to strengthen its team in Wales
Thursday 10th of May 2018

Bombora, an Australian wave energy developer is looking for a senior structural engineer and a senior control engineer, who will join the company's European team at its recently established... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto wraps up first Holyhead Deep installation phase
Wednesday 9th of May 2018

Swedish marine energy developer MInesto has completed the first offshore installation phase of the project aimed at demonstrating the company’s marine energy technology Deep Green in utility scale. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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WaveRoller up for new round of trials at Queen’s Uni Belfast
Wednesday 9th of May 2018

Finnish developer AW-Energy has secured additional funding from the MaRINET2 program to continue WaveRoller device tank testing under a second collaboration project with Queen’s University Belfast. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Ecotricity floats ‘cheaper’ tidal lagoon options
Wednesday 9th of May 2018

Green outfit Ecotricity has presented the UK government with two alternative offshore tidal lagoon proposals – said to be able to produce the same amount of energy as Swansea Bay tidal lagoon scheme... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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Seabased to set up production facility in Norway
Wednesday 9th of May 2018

Wave energy company Seabased has opted for Norway for the establishment a production facility for its wave energy devices that could employ 120 people in the first two years. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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International experts discussing marine energy in Chile
Tuesday 8th of May 2018

Fundación Chile and the Marine Energy Research & Innovation Centre (MERIC) is hosting a workshop in Chile today (May 8), bringing together leading international experts for the purpose of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Navingo invites Offshore Energy Awards 2018 nominations
Tuesday 8th of May 2018

Navingo BV, the company behind MarineEnergy.biz and several other offshore and maritime-focused news sites, has opened the nomination period for Offshore Energy Awards 2018, which will be presented... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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SR2000 clocks up 365 days off Orkney
Tuesday 8th of May 2018

Scotrenewables Tidal Power’s SR2000 tidal turbine hit a new milestone on May 7, when it reached 365 days (combined) of being deployed at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) demonstration site in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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BEIS launches inquiry into Swansea Bay tidal lagoon decision delay
Tuesday 8th of May 2018

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee and the Welsh Affairs Committee have announced an inquiry into the UK government’s decision-making process for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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ETIP Ocean takes on marine energy revenue support schemes
Monday 7th of May 2018

The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Ocean Energy (ETIP Ocean) has set up a webinar that will look into the financial puzzle project developers face while ‘putting together’ their... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto scouts for Deep Green oceanographer
Monday 7th of May 2018

Swedish marine energy company Minesto is looking for an Analyst/Oceanographer to join the company’s main test site facility in Portaferry, Northern Ireland. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Seabased beats crowdfunding minimum. Extends campaign
Monday 7th of May 2018

Having raised a little over €550,000 and beating the funding round’s minimum target, the Swedish wave energy company Seabased has decided to extend the subscription period for its crowdfunding... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Columbia Power secures Japanese wave patent
Monday 7th of May 2018

US-based wave energy company Columbia Power Technologies has received a patent from the Japan Patent Office for its StingRAY wave energy system. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, April 30 – May 6, 2018
Sunday 6th of May 2018

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Working at the Bottom of the Bay
Friday 4th of May 2018

How Nova Scotia companies are making the most of Fundy’s tidal energy [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EMEC targets international emerging markets
Friday 4th of May 2018

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is looking to hire a development manager to build an international development portfolio for the Orkney-based marine energy testing center. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Alternative marine energy markets draft report up for public input
Friday 4th of May 2018

US Department of Energy’s Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) has invited public to offer feedback on a draft report that details the current economic and technical landscapes for 12 maritime... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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SEC sees no need for enforcement action against OPT
Friday 4th of May 2018

Wave energy company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has come step closer to resolving legacy issues with the conclusion of a US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto installs tidal kite’s bottom joint system (Video)
Friday 4th of May 2018

The bottom joint system that will be used to moor Minesto's DG500 tidal energy device to the seabed off Wales has been installed onto the gravity-based foundation. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Joint Letter: In support of at least 35% earmarking for climate-related work in FP9
Thursday 3rd of May 2018

On the 3rd April 2018, Ocean Energy Europe 20 other EU level organisations wrote to European Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources, Günther Oettinger, and European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas to call for 35% of the MFF budget to be used for climate-relat…

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Aqua Power Technologies presents MANTA wave device
Thursday 3rd of May 2018

UK-based wave energy start-up Aqua Power Technologies has introduced its new wave energy converter dubbed MANTA for remote offshore local grid installations. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Bombora lines up mWave membrane supplier
Thursday 3rd of May 2018

European subsidiary of Australian company Bombora Wave Power has awarded a contract to hovercraft manufacturer Griffon Hoverwork for the supply of a membrane for the mWave device. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Video Interview: Deep Green tidal installation walk-through
Thursday 3rd of May 2018

Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has published an interview with the company’s Chief Operating Officer David Collier, where he explains the scope and process of the ‘world’s first’ low-flow... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Smith Engineering shaping augmented tidal stream turbine
Thursday 3rd of May 2018

UK-based technology company Smith Engineering has reached a new phase in developing an augmented floating tidal stream turbine prototype. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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UK marine industry commends tidal and wave energy report
Thursday 3rd of May 2018

Companies and organizations active in the UK’s marine energy sector have welcomed ORE Catapult’s report which analyzed cost reduction and industrial benefits of tidal stream and wave energy in the UK. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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Orkney builds up ‘green hydrogen’ delivery system
Thursday 3rd of May 2018

Orkney Islands have further increased the transportation capabilities for locally produced ‘green hydrogen’ with the delivery of two hydrogen tube trailers from Calvera. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Carnegie wraps up CETO 6 wave tank testing
Wednesday 2nd of May 2018

Carnegie Clean Energy has concluded the testing of its CETO 6 wave energy device at the COAST facility at Plymouth University in UK. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Seabased grabs Canary Islands wave power chance
Wednesday 2nd of May 2018

Seabased, a Swedish wave energy company, has teamed up with Infocom Connect to provide wave power for commercial projects in the Canary Islands. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Xodus joins Atlantis in pursuit of Japanese tides
Wednesday 2nd of May 2018

Xodus Group has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Atlantis Resources to pursue the development of a tidal energy project in Japan. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tidal and wave pass UK’s triple test dare
Wednesday 2nd of May 2018

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has published a new evidence-based assessment that shows the UK’s marine energy industries can meet the government’s requirements for emerging technology... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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AMOG validates its innovative wave energy concept
Tuesday 1st of May 2018

The concept for a new wave energy device that sits on rather than in the water, developed by engineering solutions company AMOG, has been validated at the facilities of the Australian Maritime... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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WaveSub links with grid-simulation buoy
Tuesday 1st of May 2018

Marine Power Systems (MPS) has completed pre-deployment testing of WaveSub’s PowerBuoy ahead of deployment at FaBTest. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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United States hands out $23 million to boost marine energy
Tuesday 1st of May 2018

The Energy Department of the United States has set up a $23 million funding call to support marine energy industry advancement in wave, tidal, ocean and river current technologies. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Bombora seeks engineer to power up mWave
Monday 30th of April 2018

Bombora Wave Power, an Australian wave energy developer with newly established headquarters in Wales, is looking to hire an engineer responsible for the delivery of mWave device’s electrical parts. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Carnegie floats multi-million share purchase offer
Monday 30th of April 2018

Carnegie Clean Energy plans to launch share subscription offer with the intention to raise up to Au$6 million ($4.5 million) to grow its wave energy and solar/battery microgrid businesses. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Cornwall and Wales join forces for marine energy
Monday 30th of April 2018

Cornish marine energy body, Marine Hub Cornwall, and its Welsh counterpart, Marine Energy Wales, have signed a collaboration agreement to advance marine renewable energy sector in UK. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tidal Sails scores over €900K for tidal demonstrator
Monday 30th of April 2018

Norwegian tidal energy developer Tidal Sails has secured government funding to support the demonstration of a 4.4MW full-scale tidal energy device. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, April 23 – 29, 2018
Sunday 29th of April 2018

MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from April 23 – 29, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Seabased makes Sri Lanka wave energy deal
Friday 27th of April 2018

Seabased, a Swedish wave energy company, has formed partnership with Infocom Connect to provide renewable energy for commercial projects in Sri Lanka. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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India invites bids for 150MW floating solar power projects
Friday 27th of April 2018

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has launched a tender for the development of 150MW grid-connected floating solar PV power projects in Uttar Pradesh state in northern India. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Atlantis to study Japanese tidal stream
Friday 27th of April 2018

Edinburgh-based renewable energy company Atlantis Resources and Nagasaki University have signed a collaboration agreement for a joint study on ocean renewables using tidal stream. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Orkney’s tidal energy tripod set for forensic scrutiny
Friday 27th of April 2018

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has hired Leask Marine to remove a tripod foundation from the Fall of Warness tidal energy test site as part of an EU-backed collaborative decommissioning... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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FORCE releases first quarter monitoring report for 2018
Friday 27th of April 2018

The Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) has published an environmental report for the first quarter of 2018 providing a summary of monitoring and data analysis collected in the Bay of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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BiMEP wave device composing for OPERA overhaul
Thursday 26th of April 2018

The Marmok-A5 device, deployed for testing off the coast of northern Spain, will be retrieved for upgrades this summer as part of the EU-funded wave energy cost-cutting project. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OTEC company plans synergistic ventures snap up
Thursday 26th of April 2018

US-based developer, suitably named Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE), has announced plans to acquire two companies whose goals and objectives mirror its own in order to further grow its business... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Long live renewables, says the UK public
Thursday 26th of April 2018

The official UK government statistics have revealed record high public support for renewable energy in general, as well as tidal and wave energy sources. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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UK public: Long live renewables
Thursday 26th of April 2018

The official UK government statistics have revealed record high public support for renewable energy in general, as well as tidal and wave energy sources. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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UK ocean energy gets a profile of 2017 activities
Thursday 26th of April 2018

The Policy and Innovation Group at the University of Edinburgh has released a report summarizing the developments in the wave and tidal sector throughout 2017 in the United Kingdom. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Ghana wave project gains pace with local blessing
Thursday 26th of April 2018

The 100MW Ghana wave energy project, being developed by Seabased and TC’s Energy, is gaining momentum with a number of local permits and agreements already secured to support the scheme’s delivery. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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NEC to equip Orsted with 20MW energy storage system
Wednesday 25th of April 2018

NEC Energy Solutions (NEC ES), a wholly-owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, will supply offshore wind developer Orsted with a 20MW GSS Grid Storage Solution. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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QED Naval scouts talent for Subhub development
Wednesday 25th of April 2018

Edinburgh-based naval architecture consultancy QED Naval is looking to fill four job openings related to the development of the Subhub tidal platform. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Seatricity moorings set for summer decommissioning
Wednesday 25th of April 2018

Wave energy developer Seatricity has set a timetable to remove all residual mooring equipment used for Oceanus 2 wave energy device testing at Wave Hub. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Oregon submits wave test center license application
Wednesday 25th of April 2018

Oregon State University (OSU) has submitted a 1,000-page draft license application that outlines construction and operation details of a wave energy test site off the Oregon coast. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wave and tidal challenges a chance for subsea supply chain
Tuesday 24th of April 2018

National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) has set up a workshop for next month to explore new market opportunities for the subsea supply chain arising from technical challenges in tidal and wave... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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AU: Great Southern targets wave energy leadership
Tuesday 24th of April 2018

The Great Southern – a region in Western Australia – has stepped closer to fulfilling its wave energy ambitions after the Albany Visitor Centre was announced as the location for the Wave Energy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EU splashes €5 million on wave energy MegaRoller
Tuesday 24th of April 2018

Finnish developer AW-Energy has secured €5 million from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 program to develop a power take-off (PTO) unit for 1MW wave energy device. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EU splashes €5 million for wave energy MegaRoller
Tuesday 24th of April 2018

Finnish developer AW-Energy has secured €5 million from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 program to develop a power take-off (PTO) unit for 1MW wave energy device. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Cruz Atcheson expands for new recruits
Tuesday 24th of April 2018

Portugal-based engineering consultancy Cruz Atcheson has announced the expansion of its Lisbon premises to prepare for the ongoing recruitment drive. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Ireland unveils €2M marine robot
Tuesday 24th of April 2018

University of Limerick (UL) has launched an innovative underwater robot that will be used to inspect, repair and maintain marine renewable energy facilities. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Pico wave power plant caves in
Monday 23rd of April 2018

The owner and operator of the Pico wave power plant - WavEC Offshore Renewables - has informed the plant was disconnected from the grid after partial collapse earlier in April. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Atlantis drafts €3.3 billion tidal investment chance for France
Monday 23rd of April 2018

Atlantis Resources has submitted a strategic plan to the French government setting out plans to deliver 1GW of tidal power by 2025 at the Raz Blanchard, located off the Normandy reagion. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Press Release: OEE and Copernicus Marine Service to help the European ocean energy industry to go global
Monday 23rd of April 2018

Ocean Energy Europe and Copernicus Marine Service officially launched their new partnership today at a reception hosted by the European Commission in Brussels. The collaboration will help European ocean energy companies create export market opportunities.

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Marine-i event sheds light on wave energy reliability
Monday 23rd of April 2018

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, a Marine-i delivery partner, ran an event earlier in April where wave energy device developers from across the globe were introduced to the latest techniques... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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European ocean energy goes into orbit
Monday 23rd of April 2018

Ocean Energy Europe and Copernicus Marine Service have officially launched their new partnership looking to help European ocean energy companies create export market opportunities. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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FORESEA-backed demonstrator hits SEM-REV waters
Monday 23rd of April 2018

The SEM-REV marine renewables test site, located off the western coast of France, has welcomed the installation of a demonstrator which aims to characterize underwater ambient noise as part of the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, April 16 – 22, 2018
Sunday 22nd of April 2018

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Europe holds two thirds of ocean energy industry
Friday 20th of April 2018

"Europe holds two thirds of the companies, test centres and installed capacities in the ocean energy sector," said Karmenu Vella, EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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WavEC looking for senior engineer in numerical modeling
Friday 20th of April 2018

WavEC Offshore Renewables is looking to recruit a senior engineer in the field of numerical modeling of marine renewable technologies. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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QED Naval to start testing Subhub at QUB site this summer
Friday 20th of April 2018

QED Naval has secured full funding for sea trials of its Subhub tidal turbine foundation platform. A testing programme is planned to be carried out in the summer of 2018, when the developer will... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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32 tech developers to share €1.1 million from MaRINET2
Friday 20th of April 2018

The MaRINET2 project has awarded €1.1 million to 32 offshore renewable technology developers from 17 countries. The funds will provide 583 days of testing and research at facilities around Europe,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Marine energy industry leaders gather in Wales
Thursday 19th of April 2018

Representatives from Minesto, Nova Innovation, Marine Power Systems, ORE Catapult and many other companies and organisations from the marine energy sector are participating in Marine Energy Wales... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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IRENA: Meeting Paris Agreement requires six-fold increase in RE deployment
Thursday 19th of April 2018

A six-fold increase in renewable energy deployment is required to limit global temperature rise to two degrees and avoid escalating stranded assets, according to the latest edition of International... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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Swiss fund backs SINN Power with €4.7 million
Wednesday 18th of April 2018

The Swiss Schweizer Kapital Global Impact Fund, represented by Umut Ertan, has contributed to bringing SINN Power's wave energy technology to market maturity in 2022 with €4.7 million. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Énergie de la Lune president to chair SER marine renewables committee
Wednesday 18th of April 2018

Marc Lafosse, the president of French company Énergie de la Lune has been appointed as the chairman of the Marine Renewables Committee at the French renewable energy association SER (Syndicat des... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Subsea Energy Solutions busy with Minesto’s Holyhead project
Wednesday 18th of April 2018

Subsea Energy Solutions has delivered a part of the subsea equipment package for Minesto's Deep Green tidal energy project at the Holyhead Deep, and is currently working on the production of the rest... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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AW-Energy, Queen’s Uni Belfast wrap up WaveRoller tank tests
Tuesday 17th of April 2018

AW-Energy and Queen's University Belfast have completed a six-month project that concentrated on recording the loads of different WaveRoller components, mainly the foundation and the panel, with an... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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Partrac sets up US subsidiary
Tuesday 17th of April 2018

Partrac, the Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy specialist, will soon launch its US subsidiary Partrac GeoMarine in Houston, Texas, where the company will offers the full range of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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OERA launches webinar series on marine energy research
Monday 16th of April 2018

The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) has launched a webinar series to highlight recent and ongoing research in the offshore energy sector in this Canadian province, with the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Ocean energy sector to grow at CAGR of 10.5% by 2022, report says
Monday 16th of April 2018

Global ocean energy sector is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.5% during the period between 2018 and 2022, according to Technavio's report Global Ocean Power Market... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Seabased secures 70% of minimum fundraising target in one month
Monday 16th of April 2018

Swedish wave energy company Seabased has raised almost 70% of its minimum target in a crowdfunding campaign launched on March 16 and running until May 6. The company had set the maximum goal for the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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EU Energy Summit spotlights blue energy
Monday 16th of April 2018

The fourth EU Energy Summit, which gathered 500 politicians and business representatives in Brussels on April 12, featured a plenary session that saw the speakers highlighting the significance of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, April 9 – 15, 2018
Sunday 15th of April 2018

Marine Energy has compiled the top news from marine renewable energy industry from April 9 - 15, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Nova Scotia greenlights Big Moon’s 5MW tidal energy project
Friday 13th of April 2018

Nova Scotia's Department of Energy has issued two permits to Big Moon Power (BMP) for a tidal electricity project in the Bay of Fundy, granting an off-grid testing of a 100kW prototype and phased... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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US Energy Department plans funding call for MHK industry
Friday 13th of April 2018

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) at the US Department of Energy intends to issue a funding call for marine and hydrokinetic technology advancement and data dissemination... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wheelhouse on MeyGen: “We are now seeing the benefits of our early investment”
Friday 13th of April 2018

Paul Wheelhouse, Scotland's Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, has congratulated the project team behind the MeyGen tidal energy array on reaching the milestone of officially putting the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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Marine energy hotshots ready for Welsh rally
Thursday 12th of April 2018

Marine Energy Wales will be hosting its annual conference next week that will gather marine energy experts to discuss the latest industry developments. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Joint US-Israel program opens renewable energy funding call
Thursday 12th of April 2018

BIRD Energy program is offering a $1 million grant per one joint US-Israel innovative project from all areas of renewable energy – including tidal, wave, ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), solar... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Eelpower finds cash for UK storage growth
Thursday 12th of April 2018

UK battery storage developer, Eelpower, has secured an agreement for debt funding with Gravis Capital to grow its pipeline of permitted storage sites and pursue new development opportunities in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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Record-breaking MeyGen enters 25-year operations phase
Thursday 12th of April 2018

The MeyGen tidal energy array has completed the construction phase for the Phase 1A to officially enter its 25-year operations period with 6GWh of clean energy already produced from tides. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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MarineEnergy.biz waves hello
Wednesday 11th of April 2018

Your daily news provider Tidal Energy Today for ocean renewable energy industry rebrands to MarineEnergy.biz to expand sector coverage under a new and more fitting name. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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HACE secures EU funding for wave energy tech
Wednesday 11th of April 2018

French wave energy company Hydro Air Concept Energy (HACE) has been selected to receive €50,000 of Horizon 2020 funding to further develop its wave energy technology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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China sources UK expertise to deliver 450kW tidal turbine
Wednesday 11th of April 2018

An international consortium, led by China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, has been established to deliver a tidal stream turbine for the Chinese state-owned power company China Three Gorges. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Deep Green communication system installation gets underway
Tuesday 10th of April 2018

The installation of the communication system for Deep Green tidal plant is currently being performed by Vissim Renewables which secured the contract from Minesto early in 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Ocean current-powered hybrid fuses with external oil equipment
Tuesday 10th of April 2018

EC-OG and a Cohort company SEA have completed dry integration trials linking a Subsea Control Module (SCM) to an uprated power source that exploits ocean currents to produce power. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Scotrenewables strikes 2GWh of tidal power generation (Video)
Tuesday 10th of April 2018

Scotrenewables Tidal Power's SR2000 tidal turbine has just exceeded 2GWh of cumulative electricity generation at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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FORCE seeks environmental lead
Tuesday 10th of April 2018

The Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) is looking for a Science Director to oversee all components of its environmental monitoring program. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Spanish floating tidal turbine gears up for EMEC trials
Tuesday 10th of April 2018

Spanish tidal energy developer Magallanes Renovables has entered into a berth agreement with the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) to demonstrate its tidal energy prototype. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto welcomes Swedish marine energy investment
Monday 9th of April 2018

Gothenburg-based tidal energy developer Minesto has applauded the multi-million funding allocation for marine energy made by Swedish Energy Agency – stating the investment is ‘fully in line with... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Sweden allocates over €10 million for marine energy
Monday 9th of April 2018

The Swedish Energy Agency has invested €10.2 million (SEK 105 million) in the country’s marine energy development program whose first call for proposals is expected to be launched this May. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EMEC deep in data mining to assess performance of tidal devices
Monday 9th of April 2018

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is making progress in the collection of resource and power generation data to evaluate the performance of tidal energy devices as part of the MET-CERTIFIED... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Pre-commercial deployments focus of new ocean energy crew
Monday 9th of April 2018

Industry body Ocean Energy Europe (OEE) has made several new appointments tasking them with uniting the sector behind the strategy to build an ocean energy industry in Europe. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Press Release: New OEE Co-Presidents and Directors target pre-commercial deployments
Monday 9th of April 2018

The new appointments will be tasked with uniting the sector behind a strategy to build an ocean energy industry in Europe.

Ocean Energy Europe (OEE) has appointed Simon De Pietro (DP Energy, Ireland) and Laurent Schneider-Maunoury (Naval Energies, France) as its new Co-Presidents. The duo bring a…

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Top news, April 2 – 8, 2018
Sunday 8th of April 2018

Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from April 2 - 8, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Marine energy hits 500MW in a year behind us
Friday 6th of April 2018

New data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has shown the renewable energy sector’s generation capacity increased by 167GW to reach the total of 2,179GW worldwide in 2017. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OPT calls attention to anchorless PowerBuoy
Friday 6th of April 2018

Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) will be discussing its anchorless PowerBuoy solution at the Navy Forum next week in Maryland. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EEL Energy kicks off new real sea testing campaign
Friday 6th of April 2018

French tidal energy developer EEL Energy has started a new set of real sea trials on its undulating tidal membrane device at the Port of Brest in France. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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New marine current turbine concept set for Spanish try-outs
Friday 6th of April 2018

The novel concept of Seaplace and Magnomatics, known as FTMC Turbine, will be put through its paces in the coming weeks at the CEHIPAR basin in Madrid, Spain. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wavepiston reaches full equity issue subscription
Thursday 5th of April 2018

Danish wave energy developer Wavepiston has informed that all of the 100,000 shares in the company’s equity issue have been subscribed. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EC-OG names non-exec ahead of Subsea Power Hub sale drive
Thursday 5th of April 2018

East Coast Oil and Gas Engineering (EC-OG) has appointed Alan Christie to the role of Non-Executive Director on the company’s board. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Okinawa tech institute to trial wave energy units in the Maldives
Thursday 5th of April 2018

The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a project that will test the prototype technology which harnesses the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Nautricity recovers tidal turbine for check-up
Thursday 5th of April 2018

Glasgow-based tidal energy developer Nautricity has retrieved its tidal turbine from the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) to conduct system assessment. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Seabased schedules powwow with Ghana national power distributor
Wednesday 4th of April 2018

Swedish wave energy developer Seabased has confirmed it will send an engineering team to Ghana in mid-April for talks with the country’s national power distributor GRIDco. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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DesignPro Renewables targets fall for 60kW device testing
Wednesday 4th of April 2018

Irish start-up DesignPro Renewables has revealed plans to deploy its 60kW hydrokinetic device for testing in the third quarter of 2018 as it looks for suitable river test site to facilitate the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EMEC on the lookout for new recruits
Wednesday 4th of April 2018

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is looking to fill two newly opened positions to support its marine energy testing activities. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Atlantis extends bond offer time span. Exceeds £3 million
Wednesday 4th of April 2018

Edinburgh-based tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources has extended the duration of its ongoing bond offer as the commitments made overshoot the minimum threshold. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Quanta opens Dutch office ahead renewables jobs upswing
Tuesday 3rd of April 2018

International recruiter for jobs in renewable energy, Quanta Consultancy Services, has launched a new subsidiary based in the Netherlands. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Seabased launches wave energy fundraiser
Tuesday 3rd of April 2018

Swedish developer Seabased has launched a crowdfunding campaign, targeting the maximum amount of $1.8 million, to support its wave energy development activities. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Report: Tidal Lagoon Power heads towards job cuts
Tuesday 3rd of April 2018

The continued delay on the funding decision by the UK government for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project may reportedly cause the company behind the scheme, Tidal Lagoon Power, to soon reduce the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OPERA wave project to present findings at ICOE 2018
Monday 2nd of April 2018

The EU-funded OPERA project will disseminate the results of the initiative which aims to halve the cost of wave energy during the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tocardo puts its bankruptcy puzzle together
Monday 2nd of April 2018

Dutch tidal energy developer Tocardo International has provided more information on the activities which led to its bankruptcy - declared in January 2018 – and the ‘re-start’ of the company made... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, March 26 – April 1, 2018
Sunday 1st of April 2018

Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from March 26 until April 1, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto narrows year-end loss
Friday 30th of March 2018

Swedish tidal energy developer Minesto has reported a decrease in loss of 37% for the year 2017 - compared to the financial results filed a year ago. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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UK: Green Finance Taskforce calls for ‘one-stop-shop’ body
Friday 30th of March 2018

The Green Finance Taskforce has published a report ‘Accelerating Green Finance’ which calls on the government to consolidate the UK’s position as a leading hub for green finance. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Offshore wind sets up date with tidal and wave
Friday 30th of March 2018

East England-based hub for offshore renewables, OrbisEnergy, has scheduled an event that will examine cross-sector opportunities in offshore wind and wave and tidal industries. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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SINN Power all set for Cape Verde wave energy project launch
Friday 30th of March 2018

With the signed agreement between German developer SINN Power and Fazenda de Camarão, SINN Power announced it is all set to begin its first commercial wave energy project on Cape Verde. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Open letter to the Austrian presidency of the EU on industrial leadership
Thursday 29th of March 2018

On 28th March 2018, representatives of Europe’s renewable energy industries sent an open letter to the Austrian presidency of the EU.

The letter called for a policy measures to support the future of a competitive renewable energy industry in Europe.

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Tribute ‘puzzled’ over Tocardo’s bankruptcy case
Thursday 29th of March 2018

Canadian company Tribute Resources has informed of an ‘unclear status’ of its 46.5% share ownership in tidal energy company Tocardo which entered into bankruptcy proceedings in the Netherlands... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tidal & wave generate 4GWh in a record year for UK renewables
Thursday 29th of March 2018

The new UK government’s energy statistics report has shown that renewables share of electricity generation in 2017 reached a record figure of 29.4% - second only to that of gas. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tidal kite’s controls up for update
Thursday 29th of March 2018

Swedish tidal energy developer Minesto is tendering for the procurement of Kite Control Modules for its Deep Green tidal energy technology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wave Hub eyes other options as wave developers steer away
Wednesday 28th of March 2018

The Cornish grid-connected site for testing wave energy devices - the Wave Hub - is exploring other marine renewable energy options amid reports that it failed to deliver any electricity to the UK... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EU Commissioner Vella reaffirms commitment to ocean energy
Wednesday 28th of March 2018

Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella has restated EU’s commitment to ocean energy during a meeting with 20 leading companies operating in the ocean energy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OEEC 2018: Watch the conference trailer
Wednesday 28th of March 2018

Find out what the extensive conference program of Offshore Energy is all about in our latest conference trailer. Offshore Energy addresses the technical, operational and commercial challenges... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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SSEN supplies EMEC with seabed data in support of renewables
Wednesday 28th of March 2018

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has shared new seabed data with the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) having completed seabed surveys on the western edge of the Orkney mainland. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wave Energy Scotland funds control systems trio
Tuesday 27th of March 2018

Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has selected three of the most promising control systems concepts from its technology program to share a little over £630,000 to further develop their ideas. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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World ocean energy projects put on the map
Tuesday 27th of March 2018

La Tene Maps, in association with RenewableUK and Ocean Energy Europe, has released a map that shows the disposition of wave, tidal and ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) projects around the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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UK scans future marine chances
Tuesday 27th of March 2018

UK’s Government Office of Science has published a new report that analyzes the future of the sea and sets out the opportunities available for the UK to capitalize on its existing strengths in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OMM hooks CableFish
Tuesday 27th of March 2018

Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has entered into a long-term collaboration with the developer of cable monitoring and subsea systems North Sea Systems (NSS) to bring the CableFish monitoring tool to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Scottish First Minister calls for clarity over renewables post-Brexit
Monday 26th of March 2018

Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland, has urged the UK government to protect the renewable energy sector from potential Brexit impacts and offer further clarifications regarding its... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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AW-Energy seeks suppliers for WaveRoller serial production
Monday 26th of March 2018

Finnish wave energy developer AW-Energy is sourcing for suppliers of various goods and services to support the serial production of its WaveRoller wave energy device. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Australian tidal energy mapping kicks off at Banks Strait
Monday 26th of March 2018

The researchers of the AUSTEn project have started field measurements at the Banks Strait as part of a three-year project looking to map tidal energy resource areas in Australia. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Dutch tidal center sets the scene for April construction start
Monday 26th of March 2018

BT Projects has selected a Dutch construction firm Van der Straaten to build the Tidal Technology Center Grevelingendam (TTC‐GD) in the Netherlands. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, March 19 – 25, 2018
Sunday 25th of March 2018

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Interview: Seabased rides the crest of a wave for people, planet & profit
Friday 23rd of March 2018

Since inception, the people of Seabased have been driven by a love for the challenge of creating technical solutions that bring triple win for people, planet, and profit, according to Øivind... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Reliability of wave & tidal energy devices set for upswing
Friday 23rd of March 2018

The second phase of the RiaSoR project, designed to improve the reliability of wave and tidal energy converters through collaborative international research, has officially started. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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WES awards wave power ‘horizon scanning’ contracts
Friday 23rd of March 2018

Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has hired a multinational professional services firm Arup, and engineering consultancy Frazer-Nash, to find the best opportunities for wave energy innovation and cost... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Hann-Ocean achieves wave energy breakthrough
Friday 23rd of March 2018

Singapore-based developer Hann-Ocean Energy has increased the power capacity of its Drakoo wave energy device by 50% through the implementation of control system improvements. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Columbia Power reshuffles wave team
Friday 23rd of March 2018

Wave energy developer Columbia Power Technologies (CPower) has reshaped the structure of its wave energy team with two new promotions related to its Oregon division in charge of the company's product... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Scottish wind-wave hybrid scheme moves forward
Thursday 22nd of March 2018

DP Energy and Floating Power Plant (FPP), the developers behind the Katanes wind-wave energy scheme in Scotland, have decided to move ahead to the next stage of the project development. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tidal power-battery storage project consortium hopefuls unveiled
Thursday 22nd of March 2018

The members of the project consortium looking to combine tidal power with battery storage to provide consistent base load power to the grid from renewable energy have been unveiled. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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AW-Energy makes substation construction headway in Portugal
Thursday 22nd of March 2018

Finnish wave energy developer AW-Energy has completed the first step in building a new substation for its SURGE2 wave energy project in Peniche, Portugal. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Video: Tidal kite’s foundation checks in at Holyhead
Thursday 22nd of March 2018

The gravity base structure (GBS) which will be used for Minesto’s first tidal energy installation in Holyhead Deep in Wales has been transported to Holyhead. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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FORESEA picks three interim ocean energy champions
Thursday 22nd of March 2018

The EU-funded FORESEA program has selected three offshore renewable energy projects for support following an interim review of its ongoing fourth call. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Nautricity’s tidal turbine up for retrieval
Wednesday 21st of March 2018

Scottish tidal energy developer Nautricity plans to retrieve its CoRMaT tidal turbine installed off Orkney next week. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Sweden connects with innovation centers for energy shake-up
Wednesday 21st of March 2018

The Swedish Energy Agency has unveiled plans to invest $1.2 million (SEK 10 million) into cooperation agreements with innovation centers in the first year of a pilot initiative that aims to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wood sends troopers to shape wave and tidal energy standards
Wednesday 21st of March 2018

Engineering and technical services provider for energy market Wood has informed that four employees working within its clean business became committee members on the UK working group that provides... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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redT to provide storage for large-scale tidal energy project
Wednesday 21st of March 2018

UK-based energy storage solutions company redT energy has been selected by a consortium of European companies to be the primary energy storage technology provider for a large-scale tidal generation... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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Workshop yields MHK-sensor industry report
Tuesday 20th of March 2018

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has published a report which examines contemporary instrumentation and sensor needs and challenges in relation to marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) industry. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Seabased inks deal for 100MW wave energy park off Ghana
Tuesday 20th of March 2018

Swedish wave energy company Seabased has been contracted by TC’s Energy, a Ghanaian renewable energy production company, to deliver a wave energy plant near Ada in Ghana. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Scottish wave body hires technical experts
Tuesday 20th of March 2018

Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has hired technical assistance for the assessment of the applications in the structural materials and manufacturing processes program. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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InfinityWEC ready to materialize in Sweden
Monday 19th of March 2018

Swedish wave energy developer Ocean Harvesting Technologies has completed the system design for a full-scale device named InfinityWEC ahead of planned two-year test and demonstration project. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wave energy device to power Eni’s oil & gas ops
Monday 19th of March 2018

Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has signed an agreement with one of the world’s largest multinational oil and gas companies Eni to supply the PB3 PowerBuoy for a demonstration project in the Adriatic... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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Orkney’s marine renewables research campus set for buildout
Monday 19th of March 2018

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Orkney Islands Council (OIC) have awarded a £5.4 million construction contract for the development of a new Research and Innovation Campus in Orkney. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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New pact forms to boost ocean renewable energy
Monday 19th of March 2018

Mercator Ocean and Ocean Energy Europe (OEE) have announced plans to form a partnership in order to support ocean renewable energy through the Copernicus Marine Service. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, March 12 – 18, 2018
Sunday 18th of March 2018

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Novel marine renewables connector scoops prize
Friday 16th of March 2018

Tension Technology International (TTI) and its partners have won an award for a novel multi-material connector designed for marine renewables under the Innovate UK-funded STORM project. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Speakers line-up forming for Marine Energy Wales conference
Friday 16th of March 2018

The organizers of the Marine Energy Wales conference have announced keynote speakers which include officials from the Welsh government and the European Union. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Nova Scotia offshore revenues facilitate ocean tech investment
Friday 16th of March 2018

The Canadian province of Nova Scotia has announced investments in research related to oceans and clean technologies which was made possible by the funding generated from offshore revenues. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OPT closes in to lawsuit settlement with Australian gov entity
Friday 16th of March 2018

Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has informed of a progress made in resolving a consolidated derivative lawsuit concerning the terminated agreement with a governmental entity in Australia. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OPT closes in on lawsuit settlement with Australian gov entity
Friday 16th of March 2018

Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has informed of a progress made in resolving a consolidated derivative lawsuit concerning the terminated agreement with a governmental entity in Australia. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Gallery: Wave-driven pumping device on trials at PLOCAN
Thursday 15th of March 2018

Norwegian company Tveter Power has started trialing a pumping device driven by wave power at the PLOCAN test site off Canary Islands. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto seeks tidal control systems engineer
Thursday 15th of March 2018

Swedish tidal energy developer Minesto is looking to hire a control systems engineer who would join its concept group based in Gothenburg. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Pursuit for optimal wave energy concept continues
Thursday 15th of March 2018

ETIP Ocean has set up a webinar dedicated to the investigation of novel devices ahead of moving towards convergence of design for wave energy technologies. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Atlantis passes bond offer minimum
Thursday 15th of March 2018

Edinburgh-based renewable energy developer Atlantis Resources has raised over £2 million in its ongoing bond offer. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Swansea Bay: What ever happened to the world’s first tidal lagoon?
Wednesday 14th of March 2018

It’s been more than a year since a government-commissioned report said to get on with it, Zachary Davies Boren from Unearthed writes. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Madrid researchers closer to cracking deepwater tidal challenge
Wednesday 14th of March 2018

Researchers from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) have developed procedures and designs to extract power from marine currents in deep areas while at the same time optimizing the cost of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Looking ahead at the Maritime & Offshore Career Event 2018
Wednesday 14th of March 2018

On Wednesday the 28th of March, the Maritime & Offshore Career Event takes place at WTC Rotterdam. It’s the twelfth edition, with lots of attention for offshore wind and inland shipping this... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Carnegie scores wave research cash
Wednesday 14th of March 2018

Carnegie Clean Energy has secured multi-million revolving debt facility to support its wave energy research and development activities. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Danish wave hits 60% in equity issue subscriptions
Tuesday 13th of March 2018

Danish wave energy developer Wavepiston has informed that 60% of its equity issue of 100,000 shares has been subscribed. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Researchers log cetacean conduct around DeltaStream turbine
Tuesday 13th of March 2018

The findings from the fist in-situ passive acoustic monitoring array for marine mammals at an operational tidal turbine in Ramsey Sound in Wales have been summarized in a newly released report. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Cornish marinetech businesses get online base
Tuesday 13th of March 2018

Marine Hub Cornwall has launched a new website to showcase the region’s resources and expertise for marine technology businesses. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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NSRI names new director
Tuesday 13th of March 2018

The National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) has appointed Tony Laing as its new director of research and market acceleration. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Global installed ocean energy power doubles in 2017
Monday 12th of March 2018

The global installed ocean energy power has more than doubled from less than 12MW in 2016 to over 25MW in 2017, according to a new Ocean Energy Systems (OES) annual report. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Australian research center looks for wave energy assistance
Monday 12th of March 2018

The newly established Wave Energy Research Centre (WERC) is looking for two research associates to join a team of over 20 researchers, based at the Albany office and at the University of Western... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Scottish Renewables bolsters top ranks
Monday 12th of March 2018

Scottish Renewables - the voice of Scotland’s renewable energy sector - has appointed its new Chairman and Vice-Chairman, along with six new Directors. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wavepiston equips wave system with new energy collector
Monday 12th of March 2018

Danish wave energy developer Wavepiston has installed its latest version of the wave energy collector on the prototype string deployed off the coast of Denmark. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Penguin taps waves one full year without a break
Monday 12th of March 2018

Wello’s Penguin wave energy device has marked its one-year anniversary of continuous deployment in Orkney, Scotland. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, March 5 – 11, 2018
Sunday 11th of March 2018

Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from March 5 - 11, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EPICTidal runs cost-cutting tidal trials
Friday 9th of March 2018

The EPICTidal project team has conducted rotor blade performance assessment using a submersible tidal turbine test rig in the hydrodynamic test tank at Haslar Marine Technology Park. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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WaveSub sails through tow tests (Video)
Friday 9th of March 2018

Swansea-based wave energy developer Marine Power Systems (MPS) has concluded tow testing of the WaveSub wave energy device in the Milford Haven Waterway. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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InSTREAM traces turbulent flows from tank test to tidal channel
Friday 9th of March 2018

The recently completed InSTREAM project has found significant differences between the turbulence characteristics in the tank and in the field. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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ORPC appoints chief for Canadian subsidiary
Friday 9th of March 2018

US-based hydrokinetic developer Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has hired Alexandre Paris to be President and Chief Executive Officer of its Québec subsidiary Énergies Marines Renouvelables... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Aquatera scouts for renewable energy professionals
Thursday 8th of March 2018

Orkney-based energy and environmental consultancy Aquatera is looking to expand its team with two new job openings. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Manchester Uni researchers target tidal turbine degradation
Thursday 8th of March 2018

Researchers from The University of Manchester have released a study which aims to shed more light on the degradation procedures associated with tidal turbines in order to inform more accurate cost... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OPT cuts third-quarter loss. Reports no revenue
Thursday 8th of March 2018

US-based wave energy developer Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has reported a decrease in net loss of 19% in the third quarter of fiscal year 2018 when compared to the same period a year before. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OTE continues talks on OTEC projects in the Philippines
Wednesday 7th of March 2018

Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE) has informed that it continues to attend meetings with government officials, Filipino business leaders, and the US Department of State to discuss plans for the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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Wave & tidal energy market could reach $3.9 billion by 2025, report says
Wednesday 7th of March 2018

Global wave and tidal energy market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 42.5% and reach $3.9 billion by 2025, according to a report published by Grand View Research, Inc. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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UK shadow chancellor reaffirms Labour government’s support to Mersey tidal project
Wednesday 7th of March 2018

A Labour government in the UK would use its proposed state investment bank to fund the Mersey tidal project, the UK Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell stated, according to the Financial Times, which... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Explore. Inspire. Transform.
Wednesday 7th of March 2018

Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference has an overall theme for the new year. The OEEC 2018 theme is “Explore. Inspire. Transform.” The theme gives guidance to the conference program and serves... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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Innovacorp invites ocean energy start-up bids for COVE
Tuesday 6th of March 2018

Nova Scotia’s early stage venture capital organization Innovacorp has launched a call for ocean energy start-ups to join its technology incubator inside Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Aquatera delivers marine energy roadmap for Peru
Tuesday 6th of March 2018

UK-based energy and environmental consultancy Aquatera has published a study which outlines the prospects for the development of aquatic renewable energy in Peru. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Edinburgh Uni seeks tidal energy research wingman
Tuesday 6th of March 2018

The University of Edinburgh is looking for research associate in resource characterization for tidal energy to join its Institute for Energy Systems in the School of Engineering. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Ofgem presented with Orkney’s renewables link needs
Tuesday 6th of March 2018

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has submitted a ‘final needs case’ to the UK energy regulator Ofgem for a subsea cable link that could connect up to 220MW of new renewables on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Oceaneering gets Ecosse under its wings in a £50M sale deal
Monday 5th of March 2018

Global provider of engineered services and products Oceaneering International has acquired Ecosse Subsea through one of its subsidiaries. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Video: SEENEOH test site in all its glory
Monday 5th of March 2018

The video shows the recently inaugurated SEENEOH tidal energy test site, located on the River Gironne, at the heart of the French city of Bordeaux. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tocardo and DELTA make tidal energy deal
Monday 5th of March 2018

Dutch tidal energy developer Tocardo has singed an agreement with DELTA power utility company for the purchase of clean electricity generated by its tidal energy array on the Eastern Scheldt storm... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Oceantec’s wave energy device breaks de-risking ground
Monday 5th of March 2018

Renewables certification body DNV GL has issued the statement of compliance for the Oceantec’s Marmok-A5 wave energy converter after the in-depth design assessment of its hull and mooring system. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Oregon Legislature approves $3 million for wave test center
Monday 5th of March 2018

Oregon’s lawmakers have approved a budget bill which includes additional state investment of $3 million for the Oregon State University Northwest Marine Renewable Energy Center. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, February 26 – March 4, 2018
Sunday 4th of March 2018

Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from February 26 - March 4, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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BOEM watches over California’s seabirds and marine mammals
Friday 2nd of March 2018

Commissioned by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which received expressions of interest for wave and wind energy projects offshore central and southern California, U.S. Geological... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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Welsh Lib Dems: Why is BEIS blocking Swansea Bay tidal lagoon?
Friday 2nd of March 2018

Following Vince Cable’s question to Phillip Hammond on the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, serious questions exist as to why BEIS is blocking the development of a network of lagoons that is approved by the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Carnegie rolls in tax refund cash
Friday 2nd of March 2018

Australian clean energy developer Carnegie Clean Energy has received cash rebate from the Australian Tax Office in the amount of Au$2.3 million ($1.8 million). [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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BiMEP and Tecnalia team up for offshore renewables
Friday 2nd of March 2018

Research, development and innovation group Tecnalia has signed a collaboration agreement with the Biscay Marine Energy Platform (BiMEP) to provide advanced solutions to accelerate the deployment of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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SEENEOH tidal site inaugurated. HydroQuest launches turbine
Friday 2nd of March 2018

The SEENEOH tidal test site, located in the heart of the French city of Bordeaux, has been inaugurated on March 1, 2018. During the occasion, the French developer of hydrokinetic technology for both... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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OES: Wave energy modeling findings released
Thursday 1st of March 2018

An international group of experts, working together on the validation of numerical modelling tools for wave energy converters, have presented their first phase findings. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Offshore renewables shine on James Fisher’s annual report
Thursday 1st of March 2018

James Fisher and Sons reported a boost in its 2017 preliminary financial results, with the company's Marine Support business division – which serves the offshore renewables sector – being the leading... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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ORE Catapult designs frame to measure EnFAIT tidal flows
Wednesday 28th of February 2018

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has released details of the newly-designed measurement system that will be used to collect tidal flow and turbulence data at Nova Innovation’s Bluemull Sound... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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Scottish National Investment Bank to benefit tidal & wave?
Wednesday 28th of February 2018

Following the publication of the implementation plan, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed that a Scottish National Investment Bank will be set up. Scottish Renewables has welcomed the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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LifeDemoWave buoy set for March installation
Wednesday 28th of February 2018

The consortium behind the LifeDemoWave project is finalizing the assembly works on the wave energy buoy prototype ahead of deployment which is reportedly planned for March off the coast of Galicia in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Magnetic gear wave energy project bags £2.5 million
Wednesday 28th of February 2018

Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has awarded £2.5 million to a project that is developing the power take-off (PTO) system to suit a variety of wave energy converters. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Dynamic cabling R&D for floating marine renewables starts in France
Tuesday 27th of February 2018

The partners in the collaborative research and development initiative aimed at metaphysical characterization of dynamic umbilicals for floating marine renewable energy devices, known as the OMDYN2... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Albany wave site undergoes survey scrutiny
Tuesday 27th of February 2018

The past months have seen progress made on the site-specific design and development for the Albany Wave Energy Project (AWEP), the developer behind the project, Carnegie Clean Energy, informed. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Streamlining of CETO 6 wave unit well underway
Tuesday 27th of February 2018

Australian clean energy developer Carnegie Clean Energy has made further progress with the design of its CETO 6 wave energy technology which is now ready for wave tank testing activities at the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Carnegie to introduce CETO 6 in Albany instead of Wave Hub
Tuesday 27th of February 2018

Carnegie Clean Energy has shifted the immediate focus for delivery of the first CETO 6 prototype from Wave Hub in Cornwall to Albany in Western Australia, while continuing the UK development... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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REM calls for student applications
Monday 26th of February 2018

EU-backed Master in Renewable Energy in the Marine Environment (REM) initiative has opened the application process for the 2018-2020 edition. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Blackfish uplifts University of Southampton’s wave tank
Monday 26th of February 2018

Bristol-based engineering design and product development services provider Blackfish has won a contract to supply a lifting platform for the University of Southampton's new wave tank facility. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Collaborative project gets to the bottom of cable stability issues
Monday 26th of February 2018

A joint industry project (JIP), led by Wood, has developed a new set of industry guidelines related to submarine cables behavior on the marine environment and rocky seabed. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, February 19 – 25, 2018
Sunday 25th of February 2018

Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from February 19 - 25, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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More renewables central to Southeast Asia sustainable growth
Friday 23rd of February 2018

New IRENA market analysis sees renewable energy driving growth and expanding energy access in Southeast Asia. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Scotrenewables generates over 1.5GWh of tidal power (Video)
Friday 23rd of February 2018

Scotrenewables Tidal Power has informed its SR2000 tidal turbine reached over 1.5GWh of cumulative generation since last deployment. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Historic low offshore wind price ‘precedent’ for tidal lagoons to follow
Thursday 22nd of February 2018

The new, historic low, price of offshore wind can be replicated by tidal lagoon industry with the right government leadership, according to the Chairman of All-Party Parliamentary Group for Marine... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wave Hub files Pembrokeshire wave zone EIA scoping report
Thursday 22nd of February 2018

Wave Hub has submitted an environmental scoping report to Natural Resources Wales and the Marine Management Organisation for the Pembrokeshire Demonstration Zone (PDZ). [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Sea Power runs techno-financial wave evaluation
Thursday 22nd of February 2018

Irish developer Sea Power has engaged the services of Wood Group Kenny and Exceedence for the techno-commercial evaluation of its wave energy system. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Eco Wave Power clocks 15,000 grid-connected hours
Thursday 22nd of February 2018

Israeli wave energy developer Eco Wave Power has reached 15,000 grid connection hours in its pilot wave power plant in Gibraltar – claiming it to be a new world record. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Canadian ORPC branch seeks project manager
Wednesday 21st of February 2018

EMARQ, a wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary of Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC), is recruiting for a project manager to oversee the development of marine renewable energy projects in Canada. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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BP sees renewables as fastest growing fuel source ‘by far’
Wednesday 21st of February 2018

UK-based oil giant BP has predicted renewables to be the fastest-growing fuel source, increasing five-fold and providing around 14% of primary energy through to 2040. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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CorPower Ocean hunts for wave energy pros
Wednesday 21st of February 2018

CorPower Ocean is looking to expand its team with two new job openings as the company gears up to enter its next stage with the development of full-scale wave energy converter. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Cape Sharp Tidal targets summer deployment
Wednesday 21st of February 2018

Cape Sharp Tidal is preparing to deploy the second of the two 2MW tidal turbines this summer at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) test site in the Bay of Fundy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto bags close to $9 million in rights issue
Wednesday 21st of February 2018

Swedish developer Minesto has raised $8.95 million (SEK 72.5 million) in a share rights issue that will be used to support the company's upcoming tidal energy activities. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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IRENA: EU could double renewables with positive economic impact
Tuesday 20th of February 2018

The European Union (EU) can increase the share of renewable energy in its energy mix to 34% by 2030 with a net positive economic impact, a report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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Welsh Secretary Cairns highlights support for tidal & wave
Tuesday 20th of February 2018

Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns visited some of Pembrokeshire’s leading marine renewables tech firms to underline his support for the sector and highlight the importance of the UK government’s City Deal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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Deep Green support buoy stands tall in Glasgow
Tuesday 20th of February 2018

Malin Group has completed the fabrication of the buoy which will provide a critical support function to the operation of the first Minesto’s commercial-scale Deep Green tidal power plant. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Fresh investment keeps Tocardo above water
Tuesday 20th of February 2018

Dutch tidal energy developer Tocardo has secured investment from a fund owned by Noord-Holland province after the company filed for bankruptcy last month. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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MiniWEC works to maximize wave energy capture (Video)
Monday 19th of February 2018

Researchers from the Washington University's Applied Physics Laboratory (APL-UW) are conducting tests on a small wave energy converter test platform whose results could make a contribution to the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Nova Scotia commends ocean sector backing
Monday 19th of February 2018

The government of Nova Scotia has welcomed federal government’s investment in the creation of ocean business supercluster that will be based in Atlantic Canada region. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tidal turbulence to get a fresh look at Oi 2018
Monday 19th of February 2018

Technical Director of the marine data acquisition company Partrac, Kevin Black, will be revisiting the chief findings of TiME project at this year's Oceanology International Exhibition and Conference... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Canada funds ocean business supercluster
Monday 19th of February 2018

The government of Canada has announced C$950 million ($757 million) investment in five business innovation superclusters including the one established to advance ocean-based industries. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, February 12 – 18, 2018
Sunday 18th of February 2018

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ICIT, EMEC diving deeper into biofouling issues
Friday 16th of February 2018

Following the completion of an initial field research in January 2016, the International Centre of Island Technology (ICIT) and the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) have now joined forces to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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UK OTEC developer kicks off crowdfunding campaign
Friday 16th of February 2018

British developer Global OTEC Resources launched a crowdfunding campaign today (February 16) to enable moving forward with detailed designs, environmental impact assessments and site studies, after... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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Tritec Marine tweaks OE Buoy design
Friday 16th of February 2018

Scotland-based Tritec Marine had carried out an engineering analysis of Ocean Energy’s OE Buoy that will be deployed off Hawaii later this year, with the design of the wave energy device now... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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HydroQuest set to launch turbine testing at SEENEOH in March
Friday 16th of February 2018

French developer of hydrokinetic technology for both river and ocean application, HydroQuest, will launch the testing of its first two tidal turbines at the SEENEOH site on March 1, when SEENEOH will... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Wello raises almost €2 million in crowdfunding campaign
Thursday 15th of February 2018

The crowdfunding round launched by Finland-based wave energy technology developer Wello through Invesdor is now closed, with the company raising €1,962,558 – just a little below its maximum target of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Minesto to patent Deep Green installation and O&M ops
Thursday 15th of February 2018

Minesto is working on adding installation and operations and maintenance (O&M) of Deep Green systems to its patent portfolio, which will enable the company to create licensing deals for Deep... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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ICES arranges workshop on marine renewables
Wednesday 14th of February 2018

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has organized a workshop on marine renewable energy that will be held in Norway. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Oregon makes $2M grant splash. Tidal & wave fit to apply
Wednesday 14th of February 2018

Oregon Department of Energy (ODOE) has made a share of its $2 million grant funding for renewables available for tidal and wave energy projects. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto’s management takes warrants share
Wednesday 14th of February 2018

Senior executives in Minesto have acquired 640,000 warrants under the employee stock option plan PO3. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Video: Deep Green tidal base floats in Wales
Tuesday 13th of February 2018

Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has released a time lapse video of the flotation of the gravity base structure the company built for Minesto’s Deep Green tidal energy installation. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Atlantis grabs first million
Tuesday 13th of February 2018

Edinburgh-based renewable energy developer Atlantis Resources has raised over £1 million in its ongoing bond offer launched two weeks ago. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Trump proposes renewable energy budget cuts
Tuesday 13th of February 2018

US President Donald Trump has unveiled the budget request for fiscal year 2019 under which he proposed a $1.3 billion funding cut to the country's office of energy efficiency and renewable energy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Marine Renewables Canada embraces offshore wind
Tuesday 13th of February 2018

Canada's national association for wave and tidal energy, Marine Renewables Canada, has added offshore wind to its mandate as it looks to explore the similarities between the resources to advance the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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OES reports on marine renewables permitting know-how
Monday 12th of February 2018

Ocean Energy Systems (OES) has published a paper that describes the state of knowledge that drives permitting processes for the marine renewable energy (MRE) industry and its effects on the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wind inspires wave energy shape-shifter
Monday 12th of February 2018

Sourcing the inspiration from the pitch control of wind turbine blades, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers have developed a new design for wave energy converters. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Coastal Communities Fund opens Welsh round five
Monday 12th of February 2018

The Coastal Communities Fund (CCF) has opened the fifth round of funding for projects that will support the economic development of coastal communities in Wales. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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ETIP Ocean reviews grant support for early TRL tech
Monday 12th of February 2018

The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Ocean Energy (ETIP Ocean) has organized a webinar dedicated to exploring grant funding support mechanisms for energy technologies at early stages... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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Top news, February 5 – 11, 2018
Sunday 11th of February 2018

Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from February 5 - 11, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wavepiston draws wave demo project blueprint
Friday 9th of February 2018

Danish wave energy developer Wavepiston has outlined plans to run a demonstration project over the next two years to prepare its wave energy system for commercialization. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Greek islands get wind & wave resource evaluation
Friday 9th of February 2018

Researchers from the Dunarea de Jos University of Galati in Romania have published a joint evaluation of the wind and wave energy resources close to the Greek islands. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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France to study tidal zones ahead of tender launch
Friday 9th of February 2018

French Secretary of State for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, Sébastien Lecornu, has announced the launch of preliminary studies into the northern French tidal zones ahead of tender opening... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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Press release: France can become the powerhouse of a global tidal energy industry
Friday 9th of February 2018

09 February 2018. France’s Secretary of State for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, Sébastien Lecornu, announced preliminary studies to the launch of a tidal energy tender in Paris yesterday evening. The announcement is an important first step and strong message to the sector. A tender for…

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InnoEnergy: Blue energy is the next frontier
Friday 9th of February 2018

Speaking at renewable energy capital markets day, the CTO of renewable energy at European investor InnoEnergy, Javier Sanz, said the blue energy is going to be an area of interest for the energy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OES puts stress on data sharing importance
Thursday 8th of February 2018

Ocean Energy Systems (OES) has organized a webinar to discuss benefits of international data sharing for the development of marine renewable energy industry. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Liverpool’s Mersey tidal scheme granted initial funding
Thursday 8th of February 2018

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has unanimously adopted Mayor Rotheram’s proposal to grant a share of £1.6 million from priorities fund to harness the tides of River Mersey. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wello inks wave deal with Chinese conglomerate
Thursday 8th of February 2018

Finnish wave energy developer Wello has signed a deal with Chinese conglomerate CIMC OEI to develop wave energy projects in China. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Oregon’s waves could create 1,000 jobs per 1GW of deployment
Wednesday 7th of February 2018

Giving a European perspective on American wave energy test site creation, the Managing Director of Orkney-based consultancy Aquatera, Gareth Davies, gave an estimate on the effects the center could... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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Italians launch upgrade works on H24 wave machine
Wednesday 7th of February 2018

The Italian start-up company 40South Energy Italia is currently conducting upgrades on the H24 wave energy device ahead of its redeployment at Marina di Pisa, off Italy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Sea Power Platform tackling FloWave swells (Video)
Wednesday 7th of February 2018

Engineering and technology development company 4c Engineering is finalizing tank testing activities on its Sea Power Platform at the FloWave test facility in Edinburgh. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Nova Scotia vets tidal barge designs for common use by industry
Wednesday 7th of February 2018

The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) is seeking proposals for the feasibility study to determine if there is an economic justification for building a common use tidal... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Big Moon Power outlines Bay of Fundy tidal plans
Tuesday 6th of February 2018

Big Moon Canada Corporation (BMP) has signed up for a permit to construct a 5MW tidal energy demonstration project in Nova Scotia’s Minas Passage. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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ETIP Ocean shows how to streamline ocean renewables projects
Tuesday 6th of February 2018

The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Ocean Energy (ETIP Ocean) has released the recording of a webinar whose aim was to showcase tools for the optimization of ocean renewable energy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tidal kite investors & developers to speak in Stockholm
Tuesday 6th of February 2018

The representatives from the European investor InnoEnergy and Swedish tidal energy developer Minesto will be featured as speakers at the renewable energy capital markets day in Stockholm. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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AMOG to test wave energy device in Falmouth Bay
Tuesday 6th of February 2018

Australian engineering company AMOG has secured a grant through Marine-i program that will enable the company to test its wave energy device at FaBTest site in Falmouth Bay. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Canada invests in big data analysis to grow ocean economy
Monday 5th of February 2018

Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) has made a significant funding contribution for the establishment of advanced computer analytics platform DeepSense in an effort to grow ocean economy in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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OTEC developer appoints head of operations
Monday 5th of February 2018

Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE) has named Bob Griffin as its new Chief Operations Officer. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Ireland plans 2019 for first renewables auction
Monday 5th of February 2018

The government of Ireland has unveiled plans to hold its first renewable electricity auction under a new support scheme in 2019. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Malta puts floating storage for offshore renewables on trials
Monday 5th of February 2018

A start-up from the University of Malta has deployed a scaled prototype of an offshore floating platform with integrated energy storage for trials in the Maltese Grand Harbour. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto eyes vessel for trials
Monday 5th of February 2018

Swedish tidal energy developer Minesto is looking to procure a vessel that will be used for scale testing of its Deep Green tidal energy technology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, January 29 – February 4, 2018
Sunday 4th of February 2018

Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from January 29 until February 4, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Drakoo device raises wave of interest
Friday 2nd of February 2018

Hann-Ocean Energy has reached new peaks when it comes to the performance of its wave energy device, while at the same time sparking notable interest for worldwide application of its technology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Subhub getting closer to hit Fall of Warness waters
Friday 2nd of February 2018

Edinburgh-based engineering consultancy QED Naval is completing final stages of Subhub tidal platform commissioning ahead of its deployment at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC). [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Ireland to invest over €2.5M for next-gen energy RD&D
Thursday 1st of February 2018

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has set aside over €2.5 million in a research fund to support cutting-edge research, development and demonstration energy projects in 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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NeSSIE spots £72B anti-corrosion chance for MRE supply chain chain
Thursday 1st of February 2018

Tackling corrosion issues and developing new materials in the wave, tidal and offshore wind sectors across Europe could save up to £74 billion for developers and create up to £72 billion of supply... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tidal kite’s foundation floats to Minesto’s base
Thursday 1st of February 2018

The gravity base structure foundation for Minesto’s first commercial-scale installation of Deep Green tidal energy technology has been delivered. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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FORCE: Tidal turbine had no notable effect on marine life
Thursday 1st of February 2018

Cape Sharp Tidal’s turbine in the Bay of Fundy was found to have no significant effect on fish and marine mammals while being in operation during the first half of 2017, according to the latest FORCE... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Oregon firm inks $6.5M deal to build Irish wave device
Thursday 1st of February 2018

Oregon-based marine and industrial fabrication company Vigor has signed a contract valued at $6.5 million to build Ocean Energy’s wave energy device ahead of its deployment off Hawaii. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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France: Two sites in Brittany selected for tidal study
Wednesday 31st of January 2018

Two sites in the Gulf of Morbihan in the French region of Brittany have been selected for further analysis in regards to potential tidal energy development in the area. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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AW-Energy shuffles management team. Appoints new CEO
Wednesday 31st of January 2018

Finnish wave energy company AW-Energy has made several changes to its management team with the most notable adjustment made to the position of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Atlantis sets up bid to raise up to £5 million
Wednesday 31st of January 2018

Edinburgh-based tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources has launched a bond offer to raise funds to accelerate the development of its renewable energy projects. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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FORESEA brings 6 ocean energy developers to SmartBay
Wednesday 31st of January 2018

The EU-funded FORESEA program has approved funding for six offshore renewable energy developers to deploy their technologies at the Irish SmartBay marine and renewable energy test site. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EC-OG broadens innovation premises
Tuesday 30th of January 2018

East Coast Oil and Gas Engineering (EC-OG) has expanded its base at Moorfield Group’s Aberdeen Innovation Park. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Industry to weigh in on AMETS wave test site plans
Tuesday 30th of January 2018

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has commissioned Cruz Atcheson Consulting Engineers to conduct a positioning study related to the Atlantic Marine Energy Test Site (AMETS). [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Video: WaveSub sails across the sea
Tuesday 30th of January 2018

Marine Power Systems (MPS) has released a video which shows the lift and tow tests on its recently launched WaveSub wave energy device in Milford Haven. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Rovco names new Operations Manager
Tuesday 30th of January 2018

Bristol-based subsea services provider Rovco Subsea has appointed Liam Warren as its Operations Manager to support the delivery of ROV and survey projects across the globe. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto starts $12M share issue pursuit
Tuesday 30th of January 2018

Swedish tidal energy developer Minesto has opened the subscription for share rights issue as it aims to raise funds to support the upcoming tidal energy activities in Wales and enhance its product... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Denmark launches €31M green energy technology call
Monday 29th of January 2018

The government of Denmark has opened the first round of applications for the Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP) to support green innovation in the energy sector. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Bombora hunts for senior wave device engineers
Monday 29th of January 2018

Bombora Wave Power is recruiting for wave energy professionals to provide electrical and mechanical support for the delivery of the first mWave device. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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US students build hydrokinetic flume for national test center
Monday 29th of January 2018

Students from the Colorado School of Mines (CSM) have delivered a flume for testing and characterization of hydrokinetic power devices for the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC). [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Laminaria weathers through final COAST Lab trials
Monday 29th of January 2018

Belgian wave energy developer Laminaria has completed tank testing of its scaled wave energy device at the Coastal, Ocean and Sediment Transport (COAST) laboratory at Plymouth University. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, January 22 – 28, 2018
Sunday 28th of January 2018

Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from January 22 – 28, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Deep Green tidal base molded into shape
Friday 26th of January 2018

The construction of the concrete gravity base foundation structure for Minesto’s Deep Green tidal energy installation has been completed. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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ETIP Ocean talks ocean energy optimization
Friday 26th of January 2018

The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Ocean Energy (ETIP Ocean) has organized a webinar to discuss tools for the optimization of ocean renewable energy projects. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tocardo concludes tidal tech testing
Friday 26th of January 2018

Dutch company Tocardo Tidal Power has tested a scaled version of a 1.5MW Universal Foundation System (UFS) at the Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN). [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EU grants €578M to connect France and Spain
Friday 26th of January 2018

The European Union has approved funding for the construction of the Biscay Gulf France-Spain electricity link as part of a larger clean energy infrastructure investment. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OpenHydro endures Fall of Warness tidal run
Thursday 25th of January 2018

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has last week paid a visit to its tidal testing site at Fall of Warness – the location of the first grid-connected tidal energy turbine in Scotland. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Scotland outlines Crown assets management plan
Thursday 25th of January 2018

Scottish government has laid a Bill in Parliament which sets out proposed long-term management arrangements for Crown Estate assets. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Press release: New OEE Policy Director targets industrialisation of ocean energy
Thursday 25th of January 2018

Brussels. 25 January 2018. Ocean Energy Europe – the industry body for ocean renewable energy in Europe – has appointed Donagh Cagney as its new Policy Director. Cagney will focus on promoting the right policy and finance framework to take ocean energy to industrial readiness.

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Carnegie’s head of finance resigns
Thursday 25th of January 2018

Carnegie Clean Energy has appointed an interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on account of Aidan Flynn’s resignation from the position. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Nova Scotia enacts marine renewables legislation
Thursday 25th of January 2018

The government of Nova Scotia has proclaimed the Marine Renewable-energy Act providing a framework for the governance and development of province’s tidal, wave and offshore wind resources. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Ocean Energy Europe names policy chief
Thursday 25th of January 2018

The industry body for Europe’s ocean renewable energy, Ocean Energy Europe, has appointed Donagh Cagney as its new Policy Director. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Nova Scotia opens application process for tidal permits
Wednesday 24th of January 2018

The government of Nova Scotia has launched a call for applications for tidal energy demonstration permits for projects up to five megawatts in size. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Bourne tidal test site collects water velocity data
Wednesday 24th of January 2018

The team from the University of Rhode Island have retrieved the Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) that was deployed one month ago to take water column velocity data at the Cape Cod Canal site. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Seabased grabs ownership of Sotenäs test & demo site
Wednesday 24th of January 2018

Swedish wave energy developer Seabased has unveiled plans to conduct several demonstration projects at Sotenäs test and demonstration area following the site ownership transfer from Fortum. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Nova sets up shop in Wales. Makes new appointment
Wednesday 24th of January 2018

Scottish tidal energy developer Nova Innovation has expanded its activities in Wales and appointed Kate Smith to the role of Environmental Manager. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Scottish wave body hires cost reduction investigators
Wednesday 24th of January 2018

Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has awarded two contracts to study the opportunities for step-change cost reductions resulting from the improvements in supporting infrastructure for wave energy converters. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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WaveSub gets wet
Wednesday 24th of January 2018

Marine Power Systems (MPS) has launched its WaveSub wave energy device onto open water for the initial sea-based testing in Milford Haven. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation announces plans for SWAC System Project for the U.S. Military in 2018 and first OTEC EcoVillage
Tuesday 23rd of January 2018

Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE) has made progress on the development of its first OTEC EcoVillage planned in the Virgin Islands and has progressed toward the development of a SWAC system for the U.S. Military. SWAC System for the US Military Having been approached by a major defense contra…

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Marine Institute seeks ocean energy test support officer
Tuesday 23rd of January 2018

Marine Institute of Ireland is looking to hire a Scientific and Technical Officer (STO) to support marine renewables testing activities at the Galway Bay Test Site. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Subsea cable industry gets marine license applications guide
Tuesday 23rd of January 2018

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the European Subsea Cables Association (ESCA) have developed a desk note to assist subsea cable sector with marine license applications. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tidetec gears up for Wyre tidal barrage bid
Tuesday 23rd of January 2018

Norwegian tidal energy developer Tidetec has started building up a consortium to deliver a proposal for the Wyre estuary tidal barrage project in England. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OPT, Premier Oil to probe wave technology for decom ops
Tuesday 23rd of January 2018

Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has signed an agreement with oil and gas company Premier Oil to study the feasibility of using its wave energy technology for decommissioning operations in the North... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Luna Ocean scores tidal tech funding
Monday 22nd of January 2018

Nova Scotia-based start-up Luna Ocean has received funding through Innovacorp’s Blue Solutions competition to further advance its tidal energy technology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OTE moves forward with first OTEC EcoVillage
Monday 22nd of January 2018

Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE) has completed the first draft of the master plan for the EcoVillage in the Virgin Islands that will be powered by ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) system. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Carnegie scans for Albany wave permits officer
Monday 22nd of January 2018

Carnegie Clean Energy is looking for an Approvals Officer to manage approvals and permitting activities for the Albany Wave Energy Project (AWEP) and future projects with approval requirements. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wello beats €1M crowdfunding target
Monday 22nd of January 2018

Finnish wave energy developer Wello has reached over the initial goal of €1 million in its ongoing equity crowdfunding campaign. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wales enlists tidal & wave research help
Monday 22nd of January 2018

The government of Wales has hired marine consultancy ABPmer to undertake initial research focused on sustainable management of marine resources in Wales. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, January 15 – 21, 2018
Sunday 21st of January 2018

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Welsh marine body commends tidal lagoon funding vow
Friday 19th of January 2018

Marine Energy Wales has praised the financial support pledge from the Welsh Government for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon as a positive step forward for the marine energy industry. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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West Bengal checks tidal pulse
Friday 19th of January 2018

The Indian state of West Bengal has reportedly engaged the team from the University of Edinburgh to conduct a survey on the feasibility of tidal energy projects in the delta on the Bay of Bengal. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Ottawa allots $700M to grow clean technologies
Friday 19th of January 2018

The government of Canada plans to invest C$700 million ($563 million) over the next five years to grow its clean technology industry, protect the environment and create jobs. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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PLAT-I sparks global interest
Friday 19th of January 2018

Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) has over the week hosted local and international visitors to its PLAT-I platform who showed interest to develop projects using the company’s floating tidal energy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Canada rings $200M call for emerging renewables
Friday 19th of January 2018

The government of Canada has launched a call for expressions of interest for the C$200 million ($161 million) program for emerging renewables under which tidal energy projects are eligible to apply. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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AR1500 squeaky clean months after splash (Photo + video)
Thursday 18th of January 2018

Atlantis Resources has released footage which shows its AR1500 tidal turbine without any visible biofouling months after it was submerged at the MeyGen tidal array site in the Pentland Firth, off... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Registration open for Maritime & Offshore Career Event
Thursday 18th of January 2018

Maritime, offshore and logistic career hunters can now register to visit the Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) 2018 on www.MOCE.biz. On March 28, WTC Rotterdam will be the location for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Europe’s ocean industry salutes 35% by 2030 renewables goal
Thursday 18th of January 2018

Europe's ocean energy industry has welcomed the ambition shown by the European Parliament in a vote to increase the share of renewable energy sources in the EU's electricity mix to 35% by 2030. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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ORE Catapult looks to academia for offshore renewables link-up
Thursday 18th of January 2018

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is seeking to partner with a UK-based university to accelerate electrical infrastructure research and development activities related to offshore renewable... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Nobel Prize winner advises Australian wave
Thursday 18th of January 2018

Wave Swell Energy (WSE) has informed that the Nobel Prize winner Peter Doherty accepted an honorary consultancy role with the company. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Cross-border tidal research center opens in Belfast
Thursday 18th of January 2018

Queen’s University Belfast has officially opened the €9.7 million cross-border research center for renewable energy projects in UK and Ireland. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OPT appoints Vice President of Engineering
Thursday 18th of January 2018

US-based wave energy developer Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has named Christopher Phebus as its new Vice President of Engineering. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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DesignPro cuts first steel for 25kW hydrokinetic device
Thursday 18th of January 2018

Irish company DesignPro has started with the construction of the hydrokinetic device planned for deployment this spring in France. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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ECA welcomes Welsh Government’s Swansea tidal lagoon move
Wednesday 17th of January 2018

Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA) has expressed its support to the recently announced Welsh Government's proposal to help get the long-delayed Swansea Bay tidal lagoon development back on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Subhub gets out of shed, ready for final testing before launch
Wednesday 17th of January 2018

Cimpina and Mar Train Heavy Lift moved QED Naval's Subhub out of the fabrication shed to a lay-down area within the Titanic Quarter on January 13, and the platform is now set to undergo final testing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Press release: Parliament proposal on renewables keeps Europe in the race
Wednesday 17th of January 2018

17 January 2018. Brussels. Europe’s ocean energy industry welcomed the ambition shown by European Parliament today in a vote on the recast of the Renewable Energy Directive out to 2030. MEPs backed a target of 35% renewable energy in the EU by 2030, and voted for measures to encourage investment …

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SBS, Indonesia Power enter talks over grid expansion for Nautilus
Wednesday 17th of January 2018

On 17 January, the developer of the Nautilus project – SBS – signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indonesian state-owned power transmission company PT Indonesia Power, aiming to expand the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Nova Scotia launches C$150,000 tidal energy testing call
Wednesday 17th of January 2018

The Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA), in cooperation with Nova Scotia's Department of Energy (NSDOE) and Dalhousie University, has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for testing of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto plans Taiwan as first ocean current power producer
Wednesday 17th of January 2018

Minesto, which is currently working to install its Deep Green tidal technology off Keelung Island in Taiwan as part of a demonstration project, has informed that it is looking to deploy Deep Green at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Minesto could make Taiwan world’s first tidal power producer
Wednesday 17th of January 2018

Minesto, which is currently working to install its Deep Green tidal technology off Keelung Island in Taiwan as part of a demonstration project, has informed that it is looking to deploy Deep Green at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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CorPower deploys half-scale C3 wave energy converter off Orkney (Photo)
Wednesday 17th of January 2018

CorPower Ocean has installed the half-scale C3 Wave Energy Converter (WEC) at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, and connected the device to a floating Microgrid unit... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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DP Renewables hunts for hydrokinetic site selector
Tuesday 16th of January 2018

Irish company DesignPro (DP) Renewables is looking to appoint Business Development Associate to identify suitable deployment sites for the company’s hydrokinetic devices. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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RenewableUK: Wave & tidal need route to market
Tuesday 16th of January 2018

RenewableUK has given evidence to the BEIS Committee on the cost-effectiveness of wind, wave and tidal energy, as part of the inquiry into the energy cost review conducted by Dieter Helm. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Swansea leader applauds lagoon funding pledge
Tuesday 16th of January 2018

Swansea Council Leader Rob Stewart has welcomed Welsh government's offer to invest in the building of the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay tidal lagoon. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Scotrenewables ticks Orkney’s weather box
Tuesday 16th of January 2018

Scotrenewables Tidal Power has informed its SR2000 tidal turbine maintained tidal power generation during North Atlantic storms which battered the Orkney Islands in late fall and early winter. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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ORPC bolsters management ranks
Tuesday 16th of January 2018

US-based hydrokinetic developer Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has expanded its executive team with several new appointments. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EU seeks delivery body to bring clean energy projects to islands
Monday 15th of January 2018

The European Commission has launched a tender to set up and operate the secretariat that will provide advisory and administrative support to islands in pursuit of clean energy transition. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Ecotricity boss blasts Welsh lagoon cash bid
Monday 15th of January 2018

The founder of UK-based green outfit Ecotricity, Dale Vince, has denounced the Welsh government's proposal to invest in the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project stating the associated costs were far... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Second call MaRINET2 test programme opens today
Monday 15th of January 2018

Today, January 15th, 2018, the MaRINET2 test project opens its second call for applications. MaRINET2 is the second iteration of the successful EU-funded MaRINET Infrastructures Network, which facilitates transnational access to test centres and knowledge institutes around Europe for technology d…

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Monday 15th of January 2018

The EU-funded MaRINET2 project has launched its second call for applications for ocean energy developers. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto flies smaller tidal kites offering
Monday 15th of January 2018

Minesto has outlined plans to offer a smaller Deep Green tidal energy device as it aims to open new markets and business opportunities. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, January 8 – 14, 2018
Sunday 14th of January 2018

Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from January 8 – 14, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Contra-rotating tidal turbine emerges in the east
Friday 12th of January 2018

Multi-disciplinary collaboration involving several Japanese companies and organizations has resulted in the development of a contra-rotating propeller technology for tidal stream power generation. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Japan plans ocean energy R&D demo project
Friday 12th of January 2018

New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) of Japan plans to invite bids for the long-term ocean energy research and development project to accelerate the commercialization... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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Norwegians stand behind Swedish tidal kite come rain or shine
Friday 12th of January 2018

Norwegian-based meteorological data systems provider Automasjon & Data (A+D) has secured a contract to supply a metocean instrumentation system for Minesto’s tidal energy installation in Wales. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Leask Marine nets EMEC cable job
Friday 12th of January 2018

Orkney-based marine operator Leask Marine has been hired by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) for cabling work at the Fall of Warness tidal test site. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Witt Energy to showcase renewable energy tech at CLIX
Thursday 11th of January 2018

UK-based developer Witt Energy will exhibit its energy harvesting technology with potential applications in wave energy sector at the Climate Innovation Exchange (CLIX) event next week. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Florida launches tidal research program for undergraduates
Thursday 11th of January 2018

The Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) at Florida Atlantic University is hosting a summer research program focused on tackling various challenges of power generation from... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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French wave company starts device construction
Thursday 11th of January 2018

Hydro Air Concept Energie (HACE) has begun building its full-scale wave energy device prototype in France. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OTE adds new advisory board member
Thursday 11th of January 2018

Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE) has appointed William S. Joyce to its board of advisors. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EU talks renewables growth
Wednesday 10th of January 2018

The European Commission has held the first high-level meeting of the EU Clean Energy Industrial Competitiveness and Innovation Forum to discuss the growth opportunities arising from the clean energy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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EyeSea automates fish-MHK devices video analysis
Wednesday 10th of January 2018

Researchers from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have created a video software tool called EyeSea that automatically spots the interactions between fish and marine and hydrokinetic... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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Wales pledges money for Swansea tidal lagoon
Wednesday 10th of January 2018

The First Minister for Wales Carwyn Jones has written to the UK Prime Minister Theresa May stating his intention to provide ‘substantial’ investment for the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon if that would... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Innovate UK backs Rovco in 3D subsea survey scheme
Wednesday 10th of January 2018

Subsea technology company, Rovco, has secured Innovate UK funding to develop a 3D visualization system that could revolutionize the way energy companies manage and inspect their subsea assets. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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French tackle tidal grid
Tuesday 9th of January 2018

Three French companies and one university have joined forces in a collaborative project focused on solving grid stability issues associated with tidal power generation for off-grid areas. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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French tackle tidal grid stability
Tuesday 9th of January 2018

Four French companies have joined forces in a collaborative project to solve the grid stability issues associated with tidal power generation for islands. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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STORM spawns novel wave energy connector
Tuesday 9th of January 2018

A new multi-material connector for wave energy devices has been unveiled at London's Brunel University. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Nova Scotia examines dry ports to support tidal energy
Tuesday 9th of January 2018

The Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) has launched a request for proposals for a study into the viability of using dry ports to support tidal energy developments in Nova Scotia. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EMEC endorses MaRINET2 testing chance
Tuesday 9th of January 2018

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has encouraged ocean energy developers, supply chain companies and research organizations to apply for access to the center’s test facilities in Scotland. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Position Paper: An electricity market design fit for renewables – key points on the Council’s general approach
Monday 8th of January 2018

Further to the meeting of the Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council that took place on Monday 18 December, the European renewables industry would like to highlight the key points of the Council’s general approach and negotiating position on the Electricity Directive and Electricity Reg…

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Video: Ocean energy adaptive management 101 with ETIP Ocean
Monday 8th of January 2018

The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Ocean Energy (ETIP Ocean) has released a recording of the webinar dedicated to adaptive management systems for ocean energy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wave Swell validates wave energy device
Monday 8th of January 2018

Australian wave energy developer Wave Swell Energy (WSE) has completed the validation of its wave energy device in a wider range of water depths. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Marine Renewables Canada bulks up with industry expertise
Monday 8th of January 2018

Marine Renewables Canada has appointed three new members to its 2018 Board of Directors. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, January 1 – 7, 2018
Sunday 7th of January 2018

Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from January 1 – 7, 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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OPT finds larger manufacturing base
Friday 5th of January 2018

Wave energy company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has completed the relocation of its corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations in New Jersey. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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SINN Power looks back at favorable waves of the year behind
Friday 5th of January 2018

'Preparing to ride the perfect wave' is said to have been SINN Power’s motto in 2017. Has the German wave energy developer done just that? You can find out in an end-of-year review of the company's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]<…

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Atlantis opts out of Canadian tidal partnership
Friday 5th of January 2018

Edinburgh-based tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources has agreed to sell its stake in the Canadian joint venture to its partner DP Energy. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto scouts for project delivery lead
Thursday 4th of January 2018

Tidal developer Minesto is scouting out a suitable candidate to fill the role of project manager for the company. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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CalWave gets Breakout Labs funding
Thursday 4th of January 2018

US-based start-up CalWave Power Technologies has secured a research grant from Breakout Labs fund to further advance its wave energy technology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Bombora launches tenders for wave device build-out
Thursday 4th of January 2018

European subsidiary of Australia-based wave energy developer Bombora Wave Power has launched two tenders for the construction of its wave energy device. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Video: EEL Energy tests tidal membrane
Thursday 4th of January 2018

French developer EEL Energy has released a video of the recently completed trials on its tidal energy prototype based on undulating membrane concept. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Swedish wave company seeks technology chief
Thursday 4th of January 2018

CorPower Ocean is looking for wave energy professional to take up one of the key roles in the company – that of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Chile makes progress with marine biocorrosion solution
Wednesday 3rd of January 2018

Marine Energy Research and Innovation Center (MERIC) of Chile has obtained 'promising' results from the testing of materials to prevent biocorrosion on marine renewable energy devices. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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NTNU in need of postdoc wave energy researcher
Wednesday 3rd of January 2018

The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) has an opening for a postdoctoral position related to wave energy research. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Tocardo-Tribute share swap sinks
Wednesday 3rd of January 2018

Dutch tidal energy developer Tocardo International will not become a fully-owned subsidiary of Canadian company Tribute Resources as the parties fail to reach final share swap agreement. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Most viewed photos of 2017
Tuesday 2nd of January 2018

Tidal Energy Today has compiled photo galleries that you viewed the most in 2017. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Most watched tidal & wave energy videos of 2017
Tuesday 2nd of January 2018

Check out the playlist of tidal and wave energy videos that the readers found most interesting in 2017. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top interviews of 2017
Tuesday 2nd of January 2018

Read Tidal Energy Today's most interesting interviews with the representatives of tidal and wave energy industry conducted throughout 2017. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Editor’s Pick: Highlights of 2017
Monday 1st of January 2018

Tidal Energy Today’s editors have compiled the list of news from tidal and wave energy sectors that have marked the year behind us. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Most read articles of 2017
Monday 1st of January 2018

Tidal Energy Today is bringing you the list of the articles you read the most in 2017. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Happy New Year
Monday 1st of January 2018

Tidal Energy Today wishes you prosperous, energetic and happy New Year! [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, December 25 – 31, 2017
Sunday 31st of December 2017

Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from December 25 – 31, 2017. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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FEM on the lookout for tidal energy trainee
Friday 29th of December 2017

French marine body France Energies Marines (FEM) is seeking an intern to research cable stability and sea floor hydrodynamics in relation to tidal energy developments. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Finnish wave sets eyes on €1M crowdfunding prize
Friday 29th of December 2017

Finland-based developer Wello has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign to support its growing wave energy ambitions. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Turbine speed control could bolster Mutriku wave plant output
Friday 29th of December 2017

Researchers from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) have found that wave power plant located off the coast of Spanish town of Mutriku could improve its efficiency. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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French marine body seeks tidal farms specialist
Thursday 28th of December 2017

French national institute dedicated to marine renewable energy research France Energies Marines (FEM) is looking to hire a research engineer specialized in marine renewable energies. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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METS 2018 calls for wave & tidal abstracts
Thursday 28th of December 2017

Marine Energy Technology Symposium (METS) is looking for abstracts related to tidal and wave energy converters to be presented during the event scheduled for spring 2018. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Spanish wave firm bags Horizon 2020 funding
Thursday 28th of December 2017

Bilbao-based developer Arrecife Energy Systems has received a financial boost through EU’s Horizon 2020 funding program to further advance its wave energy technology. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Wello nets 10MW wave energy order for Bali
Thursday 28th of December 2017

Gapura Energi Utama (GEU), an Indonesian infrastructure construction company, has placed an order to Finnish wave energy company Wello to supply it with a 10MW wave energy park equipped with Penguin... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]…

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Video: Subsea power hybrid’s route from paper to sea
Wednesday 27th of December 2017

The story of the Subsea Power Hub development has been shared with us by the team behind the device in a video released by East Coast Oil and Gas Engineering (EC-OG). [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Catapult guides energy innovators through progress hurdles
Wednesday 27th of December 2017

The Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) has launched a new Innovator Toolkit for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to guide them through the energy sector transformation. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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GE job cuts in UK linked to Swansea lagoon decision lag
Wednesday 27th of December 2017

More than a thousand jobs set to be lost over GE Power business restructuring in the UK have been linked to the continued delay of the UK government to make a decision on the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Ecosse’s turn to renewables results in turnover boost
Tuesday 26th of December 2017

Ecosse Subsea, the parent company of subsea technology specialist Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS), has more than doubled its turnover to almost £28 million, according to the company's latest financial... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Experts identify alternate markets for marine renewables
Tuesday 26th of December 2017

US Department of Energy's Water Power Technologies Office hosted a forum of experts who discussed and evaluated high-potential alternate markets for the emerging marine energy technologies. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Carnegie shifts board
Tuesday 26th of December 2017

Australian company Carnegie Clean Energy has made further changes to its board of directors as part of the board renewal process. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Scotland on track for renewables record
Monday 25th of December 2017

Scotland is on course for a record year of renewable electricity generation, with 19% greater output in the first three quarters of 2017 than in the same period last year. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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EMEC looks back at tidal & wave testing endeavors
Monday 25th of December 2017

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has summarized tidal and wave energy activities undertaken at the Orkney-based testing center throughout the year behind us. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Top news, December 18 – 24, 2017
Sunday 24th of December 2017

Tidal Energy Today has compiled the top news from tidal and wave energy industry from December 18 – 24, 2017. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Scotrenewables sums up tidal testing high points (Video)
Friday 22nd of December 2017

Scotrenewables Tidal Power has released a video showcasing the highlights reached by its SR2000 floating tidal turbine during this year’s testing program at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC). [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Foundation laid for CorPower wave in Orkney
Friday 22nd of December 2017

Swedish wave energy developer CorPower Ocean has completed the foundation installation and the delivery of its C3 wave energy converter in Orkney. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Minesto targets $12M to finance tidal ops
Friday 22nd of December 2017

Minesto has unveiled plans to raise a little over $12 million (SEK 103.5 million) through the upcoming shares and warrants issue to support further growth of its tidal energy activities. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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STORM ropes in cross-sector offshore energy developers
Thursday 21st of December 2017

An Innovate UK-funded STORM project has set up a marine moorings masterclass for the representatives of offshore energy industry to encourage cross-sector collaboration in solving mooring systems... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Video: Eco Wave Power CEO goes full circle to tame the waves
Thursday 21st of December 2017

Inna Braverman, the Chief Executive Officer of the Israeli wave energy company Eco Wave Power, has been featured in in Google’s 3D virtual reality series showcasing female role models from around the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…

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Scottish industry body hails government renewables goals
Thursday 21st of December 2017

A new renewable energy target contained in Scotland’s energy strategy shows ‘huge ambition’, according to Scottish Renewables. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Scotland lays out £80M for green energy growth
Thursday 21st of December 2017

Scottish government has allocated £80 million to fund low-carbon growth as it aims to reach the new target of sourcing half of the consumed power from renewable energy by 2030 set out in its first... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Strainstall loads PLAT-I tidal shackles
Thursday 21st of December 2017

Strainstall has been selected to provide load monitoring solution for Sustainable Marine Energy's PLAT-I floating tidal energy platform. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Israeli and Indian tie-up to bring Ghana wave plant online
Wednesday 20th of December 2017

Israeli wave energy company Yam Pro Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Indian business conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji (SP) Group to build wave energy power station in Ghana. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Bombora goes on a recruiting spree
Wednesday 20th of December 2017

Bombora Wave Power is looking to expand its Welsh team with several new job openings. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Australian wave eyes device builders
Wednesday 20th of December 2017

Australian-based wave energy developer Bombora Wave Power is seeking expressions of interest for the design, fabrication and validation of components for its wave energy device. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Financing agreed for 2MW in-river pilot tidal farm
Wednesday 20th of December 2017

The developers behind the pilot hydrokinetic tidal farm have signed a financing agreement for the project which will be installed on the river Rhône in the eastern France. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Galway Bay marine renewables test site good to go
Wednesday 20th of December 2017

The Irish government has granted a foreshore lease to the Marine Institute to install a quarter scale renewable energy test site at Galway Bay. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Looking back on successful Offshore Energy conference 2017
Thursday 14th of December 2017

In October, DMEC hosted the Dutch Marine Energy Pavilion at the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference event in Amsterdam. Together with 14 startups, technology developers, knowledge institutes and test centres, we presented the potential of marine energy to over 12,000 visitors and exhibito…

MaRINET2 launches Virtual Access Service
Thursday 30th of November 2017

The EU-funded MaRINET2 project launched its Virtual Access Service today. The service provides researchers and technology developers with remote access to datasets gathered by offshore renewable energy research centres. It will help improve the standard of research across Europe in the offshore r…

Free MARIN basin time for SME concept testing
Wednesday 15th of November 2017

To stimulate Dutch maritime innovation, MARIN invites SMEs to test their new ideas and concepts for free. MARIN offers the same opportunity again for 2018. The initiative aims at stimulating innovation in the Dutch maritime sector and lowering the threshold for SMEs to test their new ideas and co…

Teamwork Technology signs LoI with the Port of Sines to set up wave energy test site
Wednesday 1st of November 2017

On October 11, Teamwork Technology - supported by DMEC - WavEC Offshore Renewables, Sines Tecnopolo and APS (Ports of Sines and the Algarve Authority) signed a Letter of Intent for the set up of a basic sea testing facility for wave energy. The signing took place on the occasion of the State Vis…

Request for tender: management testsites Dutch Marine Energy Centre
Monday 30th of October 2017

DMEC intends to establish a three-year agreement for the management of our test sites and related support activities in the area of administration, licensing and technology development.

This tender will be conducted via the multiple-party procedure and will not be sub-divided between parti…

Industry consultation for FORESEA consortium
Monday 30th of October 2017

Ecole Centrale de Nantes, member of the FORESEA consortium, invites you to participate in an industry consultation conducted by Cruz Atcheson. The aim is to help FORESEA test sites meet the industry's requirements, both in terms of infrastructure and services. The FORESEA project is an Interreg N…

Bluerise starts crowdfunding campaign
Thursday 19th of October 2017

Dutch OTEC developer Bluerise will start a crowdfunding campaign on the 19th of October to raise money for the next stage of their technology development. Over the past few years, Bluerise has been developing their OTEC technology by building demonstration and pilot systems at Delft University of…

FORESEA to launch fourth call for offshore energy technologies at Offshore Energy 2017
Monday 25th of September 2017

The FORESEA project will launch a call for proposals from developers of offshore energy supply technologies at the Offshore Energy 2017 event which takes place in Amsterdam on 10-11 October. The call aims to help developers of offshore and sub-sea technologies adapt their products for use in the …

Making Waves Winners
Wednesday 13th of September 2017

Last Thursday the 7th of September, 17 high-potential Dutch organisations pitched their tech-based innovations at the Making Waves pitch event. Four innovations received invitations for the semi-final of Ideas from Europe in Estonia in 2018, amongst which two marine energy developers: Slow Mill a…

Three marine energy developers pitch their ideas at Making Waves
Wednesday 13th of September 2017

After a run-up of several months, the finale of the Making Waves pitch event is here. On the 7th of September, the selected innovations from a variety of the Netherlands' most innovative sectors - including gathered at the Breezanddijk on the Afsluitdijk to pitch their ideas to a large audience o…

OEEC: Speakers update for Marine Energy Event
Monday 28th of August 2017

The final preparations are underway for the Marine Energy Event to be held on 11 October 2017 together with partners EWA (Dutch Energy from Water Association) and DMEC (Dutch Marine Energy Centre). We are proud to announce our full list of speakers.

Olivier Benyessaad, Offshore Business Dev…

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DMEC and Navingo establish strategic partnership for upcoming Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference
Monday 14th of August 2017

DMEC and Navingo established a strategic partnership for the upcoming Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference event, which will take place on the 10th and 11th of October in the Rai Convention Centre, Amsterdam. This event draws over 600 exhibitors from around the world, and has 12,000 visitors…

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