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  • 9 May 2011

    Talk of electricity feed-in tariffs and tidal currents might elicit yawns in some parts of the world, but not on Long and Brier islands…   By Bill Power (thechronicleherald) [mappress] Source: thechronicleherald, May 09, 2011;

  • 7 November 2012

    The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia was commissioned by the Energy Department to perform a strategic environmental assessment in Cape Breton, which will focus on tidal, offshore wind and wave energy. Commercial tidal power projects there can proceed after the assessment is finished, which is expected to be by summer 2013, according to […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    After Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) published a photo of ongoing works on an onshore electrical infrastructure, Offshore WIND contacted the Center to find out more about this phase of the project. The photo shows the installation of the last cable vaults, which will house the shore end of FORCE’s 34.5kV subsea power […]

  • 15 May 2013

      GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, Offshore Wind Power Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 – China’s Capacity Investments Position It to Overtake Germany by 2018, Second Only to the UK. The report gives an in-depth analysis of the global offshore wind power market, covering three major regions: […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Singapore-based upstream energy company Enterprize Energy and Canada’s Northland Power Inc. have launched an inaugural offshore wind farm project in the Taiwan Strait, the Hai Long offshore wind farm project. Hai Long is a joint venture between Yushan Energy, the wholly owned operating subsidiary of Enterprize Energy, and Northland Power, owning 40% and 60% of the […]

  • 17 February 2014

    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 […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Coun. Dave Elliott doesn’t want council to blindly support an offshore wind energy project in Lake Ontario.   By Luke Edwards (niagarathisweek) [mappress] Source: niagarathisweek, February 02, 2012

  • 22 December 2011

    The City of Kingston is the latest Ontario community to express its support for offshore wind in Ontario. At its December 20 Council meeting, Kingston City Council approved a motion supporting the efforts of The Lake Ontario Offshore Network (LOON) – a newly formed consortium of Lake Ontario based organizations that have come together to […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      Hopes of bringing 1,000 manufacturing jobs to Tyneside appear to have been dashed.   by Adrian Pearson (chroniclelive) [mappress] Source: chroniclelive, August 25, 2011;  

  • 9 September 2010

    Thanks to concerns brought to the fore at Huron County Council’s Sept. 1 session, county councillors are set to address concerns surrounding…   By Cheryl Heath (goderichsignalstar) [mappress] Source: goderichsignalstar, September 09, 2010

  • 28 February 2011

    A coalition of environmental groups is launching a website Monday urging the Ontario government and opposition parties to “come clean” on…   (thestar) [mappress] Source:thestar , February 28, 2011

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Canada’s Northland Power Inc. has completed the acquisition of 100% of the shares of British Wind Energy GmbH, which owns the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind project, from Highland Group Holdings Ltd. 

  • 25 October 2011

    Market Drivers for Onshore and Offshore Wind Power, Regulatory and Policy Issues, Technology Issues, Key Industry Players, and Wind Capacity & Revenue Forecasts. The North American wind energy industry is lagging in key areas compared to Europe and Asia, but many key industry players are optimistic about the North American market as turbine costs continue […]

  • 20 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) has unveiled two advanced underwater monitoring platforms, now in their final stages of testing in Dartmouth before sea trials in the Bay of Fundy. “To harness the enormous power of the Bay of Fundy responsibly, we have to understand it,” said FORCE general manager Tony Wright. “We’ve built two subsea instrument platforms that will give […]

  • 28 May 2013

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc.  (the “Company” or “NaiKun Wind”) announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2013, a fiscal period in which the Company continued to explore ways to forward the NaiKun Wind Project while controlling its costs. A substantial restructuring was undertaken in the third quarter of fiscal 2010 […]

  • 9 September 2010
    Authorities, R&D

    Five kilometres may not be far enough away from the shore for wind turbines in the lakes, says the local conservation authority’s submission…   By Sharon Hill (windsorstar) [mappress] Source: windsorstar,September 09 , 2010;

  • 27 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Minas Basin Pulp and Power Co. Ltd. (MBPP) is paving the way for coastal communities in Nova Scotia to compete in a growing industry. In 2008, the provincial government gave MBPP, a Hantsport-based pulp and power production company, the go-ahead to develop North America’s first tidal power observation facility — a multi-million dollar project that […]

  • 17 January 2013

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (the “Company” or “NaiKun Wind”) announced its financial results for the year ended September 30, 2012, a fiscal period during which the Company continued to explore ways to forward the NaiKun Wind Project while controlling its costs. A substantial restructuring effort was undertaken in fiscal 2010 and the Company has […]

  • 5 April 2012

    A few hundred protestors from rural communities voiced their dissatisfaction with the Ontario’s Liberal Government in Toronto Tuesday amid the announced construction of wind turbines in the Lake Erie communities of Leamington, Union and Kingsville, the Canadian Press informs. The dissatisfaction has been caused by the harmful effects of the wind turbines on the health […]

  • 18 November 2011

    City councillors are asking the provincial government to do what they say, not what they do.   By Andrew Dreschel (thespec) [mappress] Source: thespec, November 18, 2011

  • 13 January 2011

    Estimates that Ontario construction could account for almost half of the jobs created as the province’s potential offshore wind industry… (dcnonl) [mappress] Source: dcnonl, January 13, 2011

  • 14 June 2013

    AXYS will hold “Customer Support for AXYS Monitoring Systems” webinar next Wednesday. In this webinar our Services Manager, Gabe Joseph, will give an overview of the variety of services the AXYS customer support team provides. Attendants will: – Understand the many services we offer, including training, commissioning, deployment, etc. – Learn ways to reduce the […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tribute Resources Inc. (Tribute), a developer of natural gas storage and renewable energy projects, has announced the appointment of Mr. Rob Savard to the Board of Directors. The appointment is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. Mr. Rob Savard is currently the President and CEO of Western Tidal Holdings Ltd., a developer […]

  • 14 November 2012

    SRM will hold a public consultation with Quadra residents regarding the tidal energy potential around their island, writes Campbell River Mirror. Namely, the company applied for licenses to determine the tidal potential in south Discovery Passage and Seymour Narrows, Strathcona Regional District (SRD). The consultation meeting will be held on Wednesday Nov. 21 at the […]

  • 30 December 2010

    Now that Ted Kennedy is no longer able to halt the Cape Wind project in the waters off of Cape Cod, the Department of Interior has approved… (canadafreepress) [mappress] Source: canadafreepress, December 30, 2010

  • 27 July 2015

    The growing emphasis on renewable and carbon neutral energy generation has pushed tidal energy into the spotlight. Tidal energy being more reliable than wave energy has a few operational plants with substantial capacity across the globe. New, experimental concepts such as dynamic tidal power, which enable production even in low-tide regions, possess the potential to […]