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  • 22 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Windstream Energy yesterday filed an enforcement application with the Ontario Superior Court after the Government of Canada failed to comply with the terms of payment following a ruling from September 2016, which awarded the company with more than CAD 28 million in damages for its stalled 300MW offshore wind project in Lake Ontario.

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Canada’s Beothuk Energy has revealed plans to build a 1 gigawatt offshore wind farm off the coast of Nova Scotia. The project is estimated to cost CAD 4 billion (USD 2.87bn). Beothuk is proposing to manufacture and install the wind farm in shallow waters off Canada’s southwest coast. The power generated by the wind farm will be exported to New England via a […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    The Harper Government is showing its commitment to stimulating innovation and job creation with an investment of $61.8 million to help 23 new clean technology projects from across the country reach commercialization. One of these projects is ARC-1000 full scale tidal turbine demonstration at FORCE, which got $5 million investment from Sustainable Development Technology Canada […]

  • 21 July 2015

    Five British companies are celebrating today after they have received grant funding from the Government’s innovation experts at Innovate UK to develop tidal energy projects with Canadian businesses and universities. Split across two projects, worth a combined £700,000, the projects will help governments, industry and academia better understand the impact of tidal technology on the […]

  • 18 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Wind energy specialists from Olthoff Wind Group BV (OWG) in the Netherlands and Aeolus Consulting Ltd. in Toronto have created Ovento Canada Ltd. to provide technical and financial support and asset management services to wind farm developers and investors in Canada and the United States. OWG is also working toward significantly increasing Ovento’s team through […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of State and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North, on behalf of the Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, has announced a new, additional investment of $600,800 as part of Canada’s comprehensive strategy for enhancing innovation and […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group will provide ”Made in France” cable technologies for the first large-scale French offshore wind farm. Prysmian did not name the project, but rather said that the wind farm is being developed by the French company EDF Renewables and Canada’s Enbridge. The project in question is most likely the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Developers of the Bay St. George demonstration wind project off western Newfoundland, Canada, have met with the Mayors of Corner Brook, Burgeo, Deer Lake, Stephenville and Port Aux Basques to discuss the impact the offshore wind industry could have on the region.

  • 16 October 2012

    The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophonie), will lead a Canadian delegation to the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) in Dublin, Ireland on October 15-17, 2012. The ICOE is an international conference and trade show focused on the industrial development of renewable […]

  • 7 May 2013

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced support for 55 innovative new projects aimed at producing and using energy in a cleaner, more efficient way. Support is being provided through the Government of Canada’s ecoENERGY Innovation Initiative, which was introduced in Budget 2011, and is being led by Natural Resources Canada. The Prime Minister was joined by […]

  • 15 February 2016

    Energy leaders from Canada, Mexico and the United States have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Climate Change and Energy Collaboration. The MoU was signed during the North American Energy Ministers Meeting on 12 February, when the officials also launched a web platform where North American energy information can be easily accessed in one area. Under […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Clean Current, a British Columbia company dedicated to tidal energy technology development, is closing its business. “All obligations to employees, suppliers and business partners have been met and the Company will be wound down in an orderly way,” the company said. Clean Current became the first company to manufacture and deploy a ducted bi-directional tidal turbine, […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Atlantis Resources Ltd has signed a 10-year (extendable) seabed Sublease with the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy in Nova Scotia, Canada (FORCE). The Sublease provides Atlantis a berth for tidal turbine deployment in the Bay of Fundy, within the demised area of seabed allocated to FORCE under its Head Lease Agreement with Her Majesty the […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Canada’s efforts to become a world leader in tidal energy research and technology are taking a significant step forward. The Bay of Fundy, home to the world’s highest tides, will also soon be home to the world’s first underwater monitoring platform designed specifically for extreme, high-flow tide conditions. FORCE (Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy) […]

  • 22 April 2015

    Black Rock Tidal Power (BRTP), a SCHOTTEL HYDRO company, has brought Dr. Sue Molloy on board as General Manager. Dr. Molloy, who received her doctorate in Naval Architectural and Ocean Engineering from Memorial University of Newfoundland, is a Canadian expert in tidal power representing Canada on a number of standards and research committees. “When Black Rock Tidal […]

  • 13 April 2015

    MAKE expects more than 55GW of wind power capacity to be commissioned in North America from 2015 to 2024. Policy-driven growth in the near term will subside and LCOE and economic drivers will become increasingly important. In the US, the expired federal PTC underpins 13.4GW of growth in 2015 and 2016, preceding policy uncertainty and […]

  • 13 October 2014

    During the first week of November the world’s leaders in marine renewable energy development will embark on Halifax for the 5th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE). This will be the first time ICOE has been held outside of Europe, a major accomplishment for Canada that presents new opportunities for companies and researchers to build […]

  • 14 February 2011

    The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) today expressed its disappointment with the Ontario government’s decision to pause offshore wind energy developments. “Ontario is proving itself a leader in driving a new clean energy future that delivers emission-free power and new jobs for our skilled trade workers,” said CanWEA president Robert Hornung. “This is an unfortunate […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Canada’s test center for in-stream tidal energy technology FORCE has secured a power cable to a barge as part of its trials in the Minas Passage in Bay of Fundy, Canada.  FORCE is performing a series of marine trials to support the deployment of up to four underwater power cables in the near future. These cables are […]

  • 6 November 2014

    Ocean Networks Canada (ONC), an initiative of the University of Victoria, has further expanded its footprint across Canada with the launch of a new collaboration with the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE). With advanced observatories on the Pacific coast and in the Canadian Arctic, today’s launch on the Atlantic coast establishes ONC’s operations […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    A study into the location and development of a proposed tidal power servicing centre in the port of Digby will proceed with assistance from the Government of Canada. The announcement was made today by Greg Kerr, MP for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    Canadian provinces Nova Scotia and British Columbia have signed a memorandum of understanding, which outlines key priorities, including partnering on research and technology development, and sharing information and best practices in regulation and permitting in marine renewable energy sector. “To advance Canada’s position as a leader in marine renewable energy, we need a co-ordinated approach — one that unites […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has awarded Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW), a subsidiary of General Cable Corporation, to design, produce and deliver 45km of medium-voltage submarine power cables for the inter-array grid of the Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) offshore wind farm.

  • 8 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    MOJO Maritime France SAS has won a contract to investigate potential unexploded ordnance (UXO) targets along the export cable route connecting the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm to the French grid. MOJO Maritime will, through the use of ROVs and/or divers, investigate and identify the nature of the potential UXO targets along the submarine cable route […]

  • 12 August 2015

    A new report on tidal energy has been published. The report contains the latest update on Meygen, Bay of Fundy, La Rance, Raz Blanchard, Swansea Bay and Bristol Channel, as well as individual perspectives for commercialising the sector and its supply chain. Numerous pre-commercial projects are being spearheaded by France, Canada and the UK in 2015. How […]

  • 22 April 2014

    The International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) is the world’s largest and most significant event focused on the industrial development of marine renewable energy. It attracts between 700-900 participants representing utilities, project developers, device suppliers, supply chain companies, finance, government, and researchers from nearly 40 countries. ICOE 2014 will be taking place in Halifax, Nova […]