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  • 22 July 2015

    With members from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), the US Department of Energy-funded wave energy converter (WEC) modeling team won the Center for Ocean Energy Research (COER) Hydrodynamic Modeling Competition. Through the competition, researchers were challenged to predict the dynamic motion of a floating body in an irregular wave […]

  • 22 July 2011

    As the demand for energy increases worldwide, the search for renewable and viable sources of power intensifies. Two Ryerson University researchers have taken that search underwater, and using Iran as a test case, have found that oceans and lakes could make an enormous contribution to global energy production.  “Bodies of water are a huge, untapped […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has completed a geotechnical survey campaign at the 480MW Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.

  • 26 October 2010
    Technology

    * REpower MM100 with 1.8 MW rated power developed especially for the North American market * Turbine to be presented to the public at the CanWEA wind energy trade fair in Canada for the first time REpower Systems AG (WKN 617703) will present its new MM100 wind turbine at the CanWEA Canadian wind energy trade […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Nova Scotia’s Minister of Energy and Minister of Communications, Andrew Younger today visited Siemens’ SeaGen tidal energy turbine at Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland.  Siemens-owned Marine Current Turbines (MCT) is pushing ahead with even more ambitious innovation in Canada with the SeaGen-F floating turbine, which forms a backdrop to today’s visit. Minister Younger climbed aboard SeaGen […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Tribute Resources Inc., Fundy Tidal Inc., and Tocardo International BV have defined terms for a strategic partnership to develop 3 MW of tidal power at three locations in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada. The partnership outlines terms for the proposed participation by TRB and Tocardo of a strategic interest in Fundy Tidal as […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll among 1,184 Ontario voters, over one half, or 52%, favour offshore wind farms. 26% of the voters polled disapprove offshore wind farms and 22% do not have an opinion on the matter. The poll has also shown that almost two thirds (65%) of […]

  • 16 May 2011

    The number of wind turbines in Ontario has increased from a handful to almost 800 in just eight years, with windmills now supplying… By Jon Hembrey (cbc) [mappress] Source: cbc, May 16, 2011;

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy and NaiKun Wind Energy Group have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) which gives DONG Energy the exclusive rights to negotiate a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia and explore the potential for establishing a long-term partnership with Naikun Wind Energy Group.

  • 24 December 2010

    In a new study released by The Conference Board of Canada and financed by the wind company Vestas Offshore, the development of offshore wind farms could boost Ontario’s economy by $4.8 billion to $5.5 billion a year between 2013-2026. During the same time frame, development could lead to a total of $10 billion in capital […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    UK Subsea Cable Specialists Engineering Technology Applications Ltd have received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category for their global success, particularly in relation to offshore renewables. The award recognises that in the last three years ETA has seen an increase of nearly 200% in international sales. This increase has largely been […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Nova Scotia and the United Kingdom will work together to advance tidal research to help the future development of the industry.   A memorandum of understanding between the province, the Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia and the United Kingdom’s Technology Strategy Board will encourage joint research in order to improve the technology required […]

  • 26 January 2012

    Windstream Energy has announced its decision to invest in Kingston, home to Ontario’s first contracted offshore wind power project. At a press conference yesterday organized by the Lake Ontario Offshore Network (LOON), Windstream announced preliminary agreements with Anchor Concrete Products Ltd., George A. Wright & Son Ltd. and M. Sullivan & Son Ltd. for its […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    One of Canada’s leading financial institutions has joined the international partnership behind London Array. La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (La Caisse) has taken a 25 per cent share in the offshore wind farm after buying half of DONG Energy’s 50 per cent holding. The other shareholders are E.ON (30 per cent) and […]

  • 27 December 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

     Many of the jobs didn’t exist two decades ago: Genetic counsellor, nanosurgeon, cyber soldier, seafloor miner… By Brett Bundale (thechronicleherald) [mappress] Source: thechronicleherald, December 27, 2011; Image: acadiau

  • 26 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Canada’s Northland Power has, through its subsidiary, executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Taipower for the 300MW Hai Long 2A offshore wind project in Taiwan. Northland and its partner Yushan Energy own 60% and 40% of Hai Long 2A, respectively. Hai Long 2A is the first of the three Hai Long projects with a […]

  • 20 November 2012

    OrcaLab, a whale research station on Hanson Island, B.C., and SRM Projects Ltd., a renewable energy engineering firm from Nanaimo, B.C., has jointly announced that they have found common ground after SRM Project’s tidal energy investigative license application for Blackney Passage raised concerns with OrcaLab and others because the site is located within Critical Habitat […]

  • 18 April 2011

    The tidal turbines are coming and Digby wants to be at the centre of the action. The town has launched a campaign to position itself as a service centre for the tidal energy industry that is beginning to evolve in parts of the Bay of Fundy. “We are the largest port on the Nova Scotia […]

  • 8 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Fundy Tidal Inc. and Clean Current Power Systems Inc. have entered into an agreement to test and demonstrate a 3.5m diameter Clean Current tidal turbine as part of a Tidal Power System (TPS), including energy storage and system controls that enable balancing of power production with community load (TPS project).   The TPS project is […]

  • 22 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    The mayors of the three Lambton County municipalities bordering Lake Huron are cool to the idea of erecting offshore wind turbines. Mike Bradley of Sarnia, Lonny Napper of Plympton-Wyoming and Bill Weber of Lambton Shores responded with caution to a recent Conference Board of Canada report on offshore wind power generation. Financed by manufacturer Vestas […]

  • 26 February 2014

    The AR1500 is the latest tidal power turbine system under development at Atlantis. The AR1500 will have a rated capacity of 1.5MW at 3.0 m/s and will be designed to withstand the extreme environmental conditions expected to be encountered in the Pentland Firth in Scotland and the Bay of Fundy in Canada. The detailed design […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The €1.2 billion Nordsee One project has reached financial close announced Canadian-German duo today. Northland, who owns 85%, and RWE Innogy, who owns the remaining 15% of 332MW project, said the equity is contributed to the project and all debt required for the project is fully committed. Approximately 70% of the project’s required costs will be provided from […]

  • 5 January 2012

    Windstream Wolfe Island Shoals Inc. has selected Siemens Canada Limited to supply up to 130 turbines for its offshore wind power project. Siemens will manufacture the turbine blades at its plant located in Tillsonburg, Ontario. The 300MW offshore wind project is planned to be located from five to sixteen kilometers off the southwest shore of […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D

    Canada’s test center for in-stream tidal energy technology FORCE is now mobilizing to conduct a series of marine trials this week.  A number of vessels will be involved, including barges and tugs, maneuvering and holding station. These trials support the deployment of up to four underwater power cables in the near future. These cables are […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    An arbitral tribunal appointed under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has ruled that Canada is to pay around CAD 28 million in damages and legal costs to the U.S. firm Windstream Energy LLC, the developer of the 300MW offshore wind power project in eastern Lake Ontario. A three-member panel appointed by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Authorities

    The British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (MFLNRO) has awarded two investigative licences to Canadian SRM Projects. Namely, SRM plans to develop several projects which will harness the tidal power. The two mentioned projects are South Discovery Passage, located between the City of Campbell River and the south end of Quadra […]