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  • 8 February 2012

    The marine and hydrokinetic industry, which aims to harness various marine and hydrokinetic resources including ocean waves, tidal streams, river flows, ocean currents, and ocean thermal differences for power generation, stands at a critical point. The technologies are improving, major energy companies and utilities are making investments, industry associations are gaining lobbying power, and governments […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Beothuk Energy Inc. (BEI) has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) to merge with Canadian Imperial Venture Corp. Under the terms of the LOI, CIVC will issue one common share for every issued and outstanding share of BEI, up to a maximum of sixty-two million common shares. Over the last several years, BEI has […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Building upon its strong track record in South East Asia, GL Garrad Hassan has opened a new office in Singapore. Senior Investment and Strategy Advisor Ragna Schmidt-Haupt has been appointed to drive renewable energy services in the country, with a strategic focus on solar investment. Singapore has been targeted as an area for further expansion […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Siemens and GE led a group of multinational industrial conglomerates that improved their positioning within MAKE’s top 15 global rankings, according to MAKE’s Global Wind Turbine OEM 2014 Market Share analysis. Multi-industrial turbine OEMs accounted for 37% of the global market in 2014, an increase of twelve percentage points YoY. All pure play turbine OEMs […]

  • 4 April 2012

    SSB Wind Systems is presenting its new UniFlex Pitch at the EWEA 2012 in Copenhagen. The UniFlex Pitch is the world’s first modular electric pitch system capable of being integrated into a wide variety of wind turbines (WTGs). Until now pitch systems have had to be individually adjusted to meet the specific demands of different […]

  • 7 August 2014

    North Sea supply vessels and support ships could be detained in port if they are found to be failing to comply with a new maritime law which today (Thur 7 Aug) comes in to effect in the UK, a legal expert has warned. The Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) is an international agreement which safeguards the […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (Goldwind), announced today that several of its permanent magnet direct-drive (PMDD) wind turbines have received ETL certification by Intertek. The ETL Listed Mark demonstrates compliance to the requirements of widely accepted product safety standards, as determined through independent testing and periodic follow-up inspections by Intertek. Goldwind received ETL […]

  • 11 March 2013

    Wind energy in general is becoming a substantial part of the energy mix in many countries. Most of the operational wind turbines worldwide have been placed onshore, at sites which can be accessed quite easily for maintenance tasks. In many of these area’s the environmental loads are not that extreme. As the wind turbine industry […]

  • 10 February 2015

    After a slowdown in 2013, the wind industry set a new record for annual installations in 2014. Globally, 51,477 MW of new wind generating capacity was added in 2014 according to the global wind market statistics released today by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The record-setting figure represents a 44% increase in the annual […]

  • 9 February 2015

    According to preliminary figures gathered by World Wind Energy Association (WWEA), the year 2014 brought a new record in wind power installations: More than 50 Gigawatt of capacity were added during the year 2014, bringing the total wind power capacity close to 370 Gigawatt. The market volume for new wind capacity was 40 % bigger […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    SCHOTTEL has founded a new subsidiary – SCHOTTEL HYDRO GmbH. The new company will incorporate SCHOTTEL’s hydrokinetic energy business. SCHOTTEL HYDRO comprises activities in three segments: hydrokinetic turbines, semi-submerged platforms and components, such as turbine hubs and drives. SCHOTTEL HYDRO is located in Spay, Germany, while around 100 SCHOTTEL sales and service locations ensure customer […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Atlantis Resources Corporation has yesterday announced a new global partnership with Lockheed Martin. Having already worked closely together on a number of projects, the two companies have now signed an agreement covering a worldwide systems integration alliance, as well as design and engineering services, which will initially support the development and delivery of Atlantis’ new […]

  • 12 February 2013

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has released its 2012 market statistics, showing continued expansion of the market, with annual market growth of almost 10%, and cumulative capacity growth of about 19%. A record year for US installations and a slower market in China mean that the two countries all but tied for the top […]

  • 17 April 2013

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) released its Annual Market Update today, with a comprehensive snapshot of the global wind industry at the end of 2012, along with a 5-year forecast out to 2017. Although policy uncertainty in the main OECD markets is a cause for concern, strong markets in China, India and Brazil, as […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. has closed the sale of 10,000,000 shares to Joseph Houssian, the Company’s Director. The 10,000,000 units were issued at a price of $0.07 per unit for gross proceeds of $700,000 with each unit consisting of one common share of the Company and 0.75 common share purchase warrant (each whole warrant). Each […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    DCNS is going to increase its holding in OpenHydro to 59.7% of the capital through an acquisition of shares from the current shareholders and an increase in capital restricted to the Group. This investment is evidence of the confidence and commitment of DCNS to the development of OpenHydro. OpenHydro will retain its team and its […]

  • 11 March 2016

    MAKE has published an analysis of global and regional wind power installation forecasts through 2025.  Global energy markets are undoubtedly changing, the breadth of divestments in fossil fuel assets is a testament to the fact that the private sector considers investment in these technologies a losing proposition, MAKE said. The consultancy company expects the political […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has submitted its second annual environmental monitoring report for the Cobscook Bay Tidal Energy Project to the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The report details environmental data collected during the operation of ORPC’s grid-connected TidGen® Power System in Maine and concludes that no known adverse impacts were evidenced by […]

  • 12 January 2012
    Business & Finance

      Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, yesterday released its annual and fourth quarter funding and merger & acquisition (M&A) activity report for the wind sector in 2011. In 2011, venture capital (VC) funding for wind energy continued to increase past previous years, totaling $369 million in 14 deals, […]

  • 28 April 2011
    Business & Finance, R&D

      The Maine Composites Alliance (MCA) announces today that it has been selected by the Maine Technology Institute (MTI) to receive an award of $489,468 in collaboration with the Maine Wind Industry Initiative and the E2Tech Council to organize, promote and expand Maine’s ocean and wind energy cluster. “This award will help Maine industries participate […]

  • 6 June 2014

    A new global clean energy report shows Australia slipping behind the pace, with 144 countries now adopting renewable energy targets and renewable energy powering about a fifth of the world. Clean Energy Council Chief Executive David Green said while Australia’s renewable energy industry was increasingly at a standstill, the REN21 report showed strong global momentum […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    British tidal energy company, Marine Current Turbines Ltd, today announces that Siemens is increasing its share in the company to 45%.  “With this increase in its stake, Siemens is strengthening its activities in ocean power generation. We will actively shape the commercialization process of innovative marine current power plants,” said Michael Axmann, CFO of the […]

  • 8 September 2014

    The most extensive science and engineering research project to take place in Caithness for many years is occurring this month (September, 2014) from a base at Gills Harbour, on the shores of the ‘s Inner Sound. Expensive high-tech equipment, under the TIME initiative, has been laid on the Sound’s seabed from the 25-metre-long ‘multi-cat’ vessel […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Siemens has acquired the majority stake in Marine Current Turbines Ltd., the UK company based in Bristol, which develops and builds tidal power systems. “The acquisition of Marine Current Turbines is an important step forward for the Solar & Hydro Division,” said Ted Scheidegger, CEO of the Solar & Hydro Division of Siemens Energy. “We […]

  • 20 July 2011

    Even after 67 years, the memory of Normandy’s bloodied waters is still with Major Roy E. Eddy. The 87-year-old war veteran from Mississauga was just 20 on June 6, 1944, when he piloted a landing craft filled with soldiers on Juno Beach. Most of them he never saw again. Eddy — who has returned to […]

  • 1 June 2012

    With just over two weeks to go until Global Wind Day (GWD), interest in celebrating the power of wind on or about 15 June is growing in the three nations of North America. In Boston, the 381-year-old capital of Massachusetts, free scheduled GWD events in the city include educational sessions, movie screenings and political actions […]