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  • 1 December 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Irish-based DP Energy has signed an agreement with the government of Canada’s province of Nova Scotia to join the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) and install a 4.5-megawatt in-stream tidal energy project at the FORCE test site in Parrsboro. DP Energy, the fifth developer to join the FORCE, has plans to install three 1.5-megawatt turbines […]

  • 27 May 2014

    DP Energy has joined the board of Ocean Energy Europe, the trade association for ocean renewable energy in Europe, as a lead sponsor. The Irish tidal developer has been central to the push which has taken ocean energy to the brink of deploying pilot farms in recent years. They will now bring this experience to […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Atlantis has formed a joint venture partnership with the DP Energy group to develop a multi-turbine array at the FORCE facility in Nova Scotia, Canada. The two companies have entered into a sale and purchase agreement for the sale of a 50% interest in Atlantis Operations (Canada) Limited (AOCL). AOCL is the lease holder of a […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cork based DP Energy is set to become Europe’s largest independent developer of tidal stream projects following SSE Renewables’ transfer of an Agreement for Lease (AfL) with The Crown Estate. The transfer will see DP Energy take on the development of the Westray South project in Orkney, Scotland, with the potential to install up to […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DP Energy and Floating Power Plant (FPP) have entered a joint venture, looking to set up pilot demonstration projects featuring FPP’s hybrid wind-wave technology at two sites, one in Scotland and one in Wales.   The two companies will evaluate and develop the two sites, subject to the outcomes of the evaluation. Should everything go as planned, […]

  • 3 April 2014

    Liam McArthur, Member of the Scottish Parliament for Orkney, has welcomed the news that DP Energy took over SSE Renewables’ Westray South tidal power project to be developed in Orkney. DP Energy will undertake the development of the project, which has the potential for installation of up to 200MW of tidal turbines over two phases. […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    DP Energy has submitted a Foreshore Site Investigation Application to Ireland’s Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government (DHPLG) for a potential 700+ MW floating wind project off the south coast of Ireland.

  • 12 June 2014

    DP Energy has disclosed its plans for a tidal energy project off Fair Head in Northern Ireland, BBC informs. The company will carry out public consultation before submitting the planning application for the construction of a 100 MW tidal array. DP Energy stated that it is still considering the technology that would be used in […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Danish company Floating Power Plant (FPP) has embarked on a EUR 10 million capital raise, supported by the company Johnston Carmichael.

  • 22 March 2018
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Katanes wind-wave project located off Caithness and  Sutherland in the north of Scotland could deliver first power by 2022, DP Energy and Floating Power Plant, the developers of the project, said.

  • 17 February 2017
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Floating Power Plant (FPP), on behalf of the project companies jointly owned by FPP and DP Energy, has appointed Marine Space and Aquatera to provide Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Screening reports for the Dyfed and Katanes projects.

  • 18 December 2012

    Environmental consultancy, SRSL has been commissioned by DP Marine Energy Ltd (DPME) to conduct environmental baseline surveys for the proposed West Islay Tidal Energy Farm. This is in addition to producing Environmental Statement chapters assessing the potential impact of the development on marine mammals, birds and fish. Renewable energy developer DPME and partner DEME Blue […]

  • 30 June 2015

    The conference programme for Ocean Energy Europe 2015 is taking shape with many of the sector’s big names preparing to participate in the event set to take place in Dublin, Ireland in October. Amongst those confirmed are: President of Ocean Energy Europe Rob Stevenson, Scottish Development International’s Head of Ocean Energy, Paul O’Brien, and Simon de Pietro, Managing Director […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Nova Scotia Government is exploring adding another berth at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE). Energy Minister Andrew Younger made the announcement yesterday, Nov. 4, at the International Conference on Ocean Energy in Halifax. The province is in discussions with Ireland-based renewable energy development company DP Energy about installing a 4.5-megawatt tidal stream […]

  • 26 October 2015

    A tri-nation accord between firms based in Ireland, France and the UK is to result in shared research technology designed to dramatically reduce risks faced by developers of renewable tidal and wave power schemes around north western European coast lines. Known as MOREDATAS (Methods to Obtain Refined Environmental DATA from the Seas) the project addresses […]

  • 23 November 2018
    R&D, Technology

    Floating Power Plant (FPP) has commenced the testing of the power take-off (PTO) system of its wave energy converter at Aalborg University, FPP told our sister site

  • 9 July 2018
    R&D, Technology

    Floating Power Plant (FPP), a developer of a wind-wave hybrid energy technology, has completed a three-week testing at Aalborg University’s new wave basin facilities.

  • 23 August 2017

    While floating wind developers usually look for low wave energy sites, Floating Power Plant’s device is meant to generate wind power in areas with medium to high wave energy, as the company’s hybrid technology aims to harness energy from both sources. In such sea states, the wave absorbers also come in handy as they improve platform stability, according to Chris McConville, UK General Manager at Floating Power Plant (FPP).

  • 18 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    The town of Ballycastle in Northern Ireland should work on positioning itself as a tidal energy research and development hub, the newly elected Moyle Council ChairmanDónal Cunningham stated. “We need to capitalise on our unique position and natural resources to create jobs and opportunities for the area,”  Mr. Cunningham is quoted by Ballymoney Times as […]

  • 18 June 2015

    The team behind the 100MW Fair Head Tidal energy project in Northern Ireland says it has now completed over 95% of the offshore survey work required to support a planning application for its seabed turbines. In an update circulated to a wide range of project stakeholders including organisations in the Ballycastle and Rathlin areas, the […]

  • 29 September 2015

    Tim Cornelius, CEO of the tidal developer Atlantis Resources, has taken a seat on the Board of Directors of Ocean Energy Europe – the industry group for ocean renewable energy – by becoming a Lead Sponsor of the organisation. The move reflects Atlantis’ position as a leading developer of commercial tidal power projects and underpins its […]

  • 8 February 2017

    On some of the projects Chevalier Floatels’ vessels DP Gazina and DP Galyna were working on, the vessels made more than 50 gangway connections to different turbines in 24 hours.

  • 10 May 2012

    Gardline Geosciences Limited announces that it has signed a contract with Red7Marine for the long term charter of the 91 m, DP2 vessel DP Reel.  The addition of the DP Reel increases Gardline’s geotechnical fleet to 7 units, of which 3 are based in European waters.  This vessel will undertake borehole, seabed sampling and cone […]

  • 20 March 2017

    The world could see as much as 237MW of floating offshore wind capacity installed by 2020, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

  • 17 May 2017
    Technology, Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder and ship designer Damen has launched the first ever Renewables Service Vessel (RSV) 3315, a new type of vessel developed in close cooperation with Scottish company Delta Marine.

  • 15 February 2013

    Installing tidal energy devices is both costly and technically challenging, but a new Dynamic Positioning (DP) flat-top barge could be the answer that the industry has been waiting for. Adding DP capability to a versatile flat-top barge offers a real cost effective tidal energy installation solution with multiple benefits. Successfully installing devices in locations with […]