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  • 23 May 2013

    Renewable energy technology developer Principle Power hosted two Town Hall meetings yesterday to introduce the community to the proposed WindFloat Pacific Demonstration Project. Principle Power has received a $4 million financial assistance award from the U.S. Department of Energy to begin project outreach, front-end engineering design and initial project permitting for installation of five semi-submersible […]

  • 11 August 2015
    R&D

    Through the combined effort of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), the Marine Institute and Commissioners of Irish Lights, the final piece of equipment has been deployed to give researchers and ocean energy developers unique insight into the Galway bay marine environment. The Galway Bay underwater ocean observatory will enable the use of cameras, […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Suzlon Group has opened a new Blade Science Center in Vejle, Denmark, focused on developing turbine blades and control systems, and integrating the aerodynamic, loads and new structures research across the company. The blade technologies to be developed at the company’s new center will be applicable to both offshore and onshore turbines, but the current focus will primarily be onshore, […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Authorities

    Chinese government plans to install three test energy parks offshore its coast by 2016, according to China Daily. The government plans to develop a 300-kilowatt wave farm in Zhuhai, Guangdong province and a tidal farm with the capacity of 1 megawatt or more in  Zhoushan, Zhejiang province. The third project will be in Weihai, Shandong […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Training & Education

    Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Stockton University that will support research, academic programs, and events at the New Jersey-based university. The agreement could also provide Stockton students and faculty with opportunities to assist with the development of Ørsted proposed Ocean Wind project, should that project receive state approval. Ørsted has […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    Some of Canada’s leading young researchers were honoured today for applying their leading-edge research to real-world situations. Their work includes the development of a new self-propelled sea vessel to serve offshore wind turbines, creating a new platform technology to produce bacterial vaccinations, and enhancing the capabilities of Atomic Force Microscopes. The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Stavanger-based subsea company Ocean Installer has been awarded an offshore wind contract with Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH.  The scope of work includes recovery of two pre-laid HVAC export power cables in the 500 m zone of the Gode Wind 1 offshore sub-station, relay of the cable, installation of the centralizer cable protection system and pull-in to […]

  • 17 January 2014

    With registration now open for the largest ever Oceanology International, Osiris Projects have announced they will be exhibiting to showcase the latest company developments and emerging technologies. Running from the 11th-13th March at ExCeL, London, Oceanology International is expected to host 520 exhibitors and thousands of visitors from the marine technology and ocean science global […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc.  (“OPT” or “the Company”), a leading wave energy technology company, today announced that it will participate in the 14th Annual Needham Growth Conference on January 11, 2012. The conference will take place at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City. Brian M. Posner, Chief Financial Officer of OPT, is […]

  • 14 May 2015
    R&D

    Ocean Energy Systems (OES) started to prepare an International Ocean Energy Technology Roadmap. The overall object of the ocean energy technology roadmap, initiated in April 2015, is to achieve Levelised Cost Of Energy (LCOE) targets within the ocean energy sector. This requires principal focus on two key areas: Reliability improvement and Performance Improvement. Ocean energy […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The California Ocean Protection Council has awarded the Schatz Energy Research Center at Humboldt State University with a USD 623,000 grant to study the feasibility of offshore wind generation for the Northern California coast.

  • 5 May 2011

      Floating wind farms, ocean wave power, hydrofracking, and the state of climate science will be among the featured discussions at NYIT’s sixth annual Energy Conference on Thursday, June 2 at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury. The conference, “Beyond Carbon: OffShore Energy and Technologies,” brings together government, business, industry, and academic experts […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Technology

    A fleet of seven robotic vehicles were launched into the ocean off southwest England this week, in the most ambitious project of its kind in Europe. The vehicles are aiming to travel up to 300 miles over the next 20 days, and will be collecting scientific data about ocean processes and marine life.  Co-ordinated by […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Environment

    Massachusetts-based offshore wind developer Bay State Wind plans to provide more than USD 2 million in grants for research and programs to protect New England’s fisheries and whale populations.

  • 11 January 2017
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a workshop on Atlantic offshore wind activities and marine protected species. BOEM’s Office of Renewable Energy Programs will host a three-day “Best Management Practices Workshop for Atlantic Offshore Wind Facilities” on 7-9 March. The workshop will discuss best management practices for preventing, reducing, and monitoring impacts […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Technology

    The Plymouth University’s £19 million Marine Building hosted its fourth wave energy tests since it opened in October, writes This is Cornwall news portal. Namely, Sea Wave Energy Ltd has conducted test on its WM7 this week at the university’s state-of- the-art ocean tank. In July 2012, the company tested its prototype WM6 in Cyprus […]

  • 4 February 2014

    E.ON and OceanWind have signed a long term contract for provision of port facilities, offloading and storage of cables. OceanWind, a joint venture between Norwegian Oceanteam Shipping ASA and Dutch WIND BV, has already offloaded the first cables at its facilities in Velsen Noord, the Netherlands. More cables are expected to be stored at their […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Environment, R&D

    Offshore wind farms will allow renewable energy to be generated with little or no carbon dioxide emissions, but little is known about how they impact the marine species living and migrating along the coast. A new study led by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science will help State and Federal decision-makers better understand […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, a provider of marine surveying and data collection services, announces the following changes to its executive leadership: Robert Mecarini has been promoted to President of the company, and Gino Mecarini assumed the role of Chairman. This planned succession enables Robert to take on all day-to-day responsibilities of the company, and […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The EU has presented an action plan to help make better, responsible use of Europe’s ocean resources. With two thirds of the planet covered by water, the sea’s resources can help to meet food, medicine and energy needs. The “blue economy” could also contribute to sustainable growth. The Commission identifies a number of hurdles to […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Environment, R&D

    Scheduling wind farm construction activities in the Maryland Wind Energy Area (WEA) to take place during summer months, from June to September, could reduce the likelihood of disturbance to harbour porpoises, according to a new study.

  • 27 October 2015
    Environment

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is inviting input in identifying potential study ideas for consideration on Alaska, Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Pacific OCS areas. BOEM is responsible for ensuring that the effects on the natural and human environment are taken into consideration during the leasing and development of oil, natural gas, renewable […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has won contracts by Ørsted to undertake geotechnical investigations at Bay State Wind and Ocean Wind offshore wind farms in the United States.

  • 11 September 2012

    ENERMAR, the Working Group of Ocean Renewable Energies supported by the Spanish College and Association of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, organizes the third edition of its Technical Sessions ¨The Ocean and the Renewable Energies. The contribution of the Naval and Oceanic Engineering¨ at Barcelona (Spain), on September the 13th and 14th. The ocean renewable […]

  • 13 November 2015

    Ideol and Group China Steel Corporation (CSC) have agreed to collaborate on floating offshore wind projects in Taiwan. The collaboration includes designing, engineering and constructing floating offshore wind turbines by using the Damping Pool technology, developed by the French floating foundation specialist. Areas that have been identified for the first offshore wind projects in Taiwan have water depths ranging […]

  • 14 December 2011

    Energias de Portugal Renováveis SA has become the first World Ocean Council (WOC) member from the offshore renewable energy sector, and the first member from Portugal. Energias de Portugal Renováveis SA (EDPR) is a world leader in renewable energy. The company is present in the US, Canada, Brazil, UK, Spain, France, Italy, Belgium, Romania and […]