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  • 9 September 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or “the Company”) announced that it has won a $1.0 million funding award from the U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) to enhance the commercial viability of its PowerBuoy® wave-energy systems through mechanical component design changes to maximize power-to-weight output ratios and reduce overall installed capital costs. Under the award the […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    3D printing of a mold for the wind turbine blades can lead to cost-savings within the product development cycle, and the technology also makes it easier, and cheaper, to add more functionality into components, the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab) reports. Wind turbine blades produced for research purposes can easily be more than 12 meters […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Principle Power, Inc. welcomed the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) selection of the WindFloat Pacific project for $47 million in matching grant funding, and deal with Deepwater Wind to complete the development of the WindFloat Pacific project. DOE funding will accelerate the development of the 30-megawatt floating offshore wind farm proposed for the deep waters off Coos […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    US Department of Energy’s grant for the development of an offshore wind farm off New Jersey’s coast was celebrated yesterday on Steel Pier in Atlantic City. In May, Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW) project was selected by the US Department of Energy (DOE) as one of three projects that will receive up to $46.7 […]

  • 14 September 2010
    R&D

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announces the release of a new report that assesses the electricity generating potential of offshore wind resources in the United States. According to the Assessment of Offshore Wind Energy Resources for the United StatesPDF, 4,150 gigawatts of potential wind turbine nameplate capacity (maximum turbine capacity) […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Technology

    Massachusetts State Representatives Sean Garballey and Marjorie Decker, and State Senator Jamie Eldridge have filed a bill that would commit Massachusetts to obtain 100 per cent of its electricity from clean, renewable sources like solar and wind by 2035. The bill, An Act to transition Massachusetts to 100 per cent renewable energy, would require the state […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Shortly after the construction work commenced on EDF Energy’s Teesside Wind Farm, they faced a problem. Constant banging of the hydraulic hammer that is driving monopiles into the seabed is bothering locals, reports Gazette Live. Some of residents said that the banging sound could be heard in their homes and even in the town centre. […]

  • 13 March 2015

    A new report from the U.S. Department of Energy highlights how the growth of the U.S. wind industry could lead to even more highly skilled jobs in many categories. The Energy Department’s recently released Wind Vision Report analyzes a robust wind energy future and quantifies the environmental, social, economic benefits from wind through 2050. As […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Authorities

    Oregon Governor Kate Brown has formed the WindFloat Pacific Offshore Wind Advisory Committee in order to identify smart solutions for Oregon’s economy through the burgeoning offshore wind energy industry. With a $46.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to demonstrate the potential of offshore wind energy resources in the United States, Principle Power […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Environment

    Fishermen’s Energy (FE) has been selected by The U.S. Department of Energy — Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Wind Program to demonstrate next-generation offshore wind technologies. As part of the Energy Department’s broader efforts to launch an offshore wind industry in the United States, these engineering, design, and deployment projects will support innovative offshore installations […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Even though the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay still has not disclosed the name of the contract signatory for an exclusive negotiating agreement of six months duration, the Port voiced its anticipation that the company in question will be the winner of a contract with the Department of Energy. Namely, various companies are competing […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    On Tuesday, March 20, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Water Power Program notified potential future applicants of an upcoming Funding Opportunity Announcement tentatively titled, “In-Water Wave Energy Conversion (WEC) Device Testing Support.” DOE intends to fund one industry-led project that will deploy and test a WEC device for one year. The device will be […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has subsequently submitted a filing letter requesting that DPU approve the 20-year contracts with Eversource, National Grid, and Unitil.

  • 29 March 2019
    Authorities

    The Massachusetts distribution companies have jointly submitted a request for approval of a new request for proposals (RFP) for offshore wind energy generation to the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities. The new RFP was developed by the distribution companies in coordination with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) and in consultation with the Massachusetts Attorney […]

  • 27 September 2012

    As OPB reports, the first large scale wave energy research site could find its place in Oregon. Namely, the Department of Energy has granted USD 4 million for the project development. Belinda Batten, who directs the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center at Oregon State University, said the project will help make the wave energy […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has determined the dates for the allocation of Contracts for Difference for clean energy. The first round starts on October 14 and ends on March 31 2015. Applications for this round can be submitted until October 27. “The Delivery Years 2014/15 to 2018/19 apply to contracts […]

  • 30 January 2012

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Gamesa Technology Corp., Inc. will study and test a variety of components and systems that will guide development of the next generation of wind turbines designed specifically for the U.S. marketplace. The public-private partnership expects to focus on innovations that will enhance the capabilities […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Authorities

    On Thursday, August 8, at 3 p.m. ET, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) invites public to discuss the innovative projects, technologies, and policies that are helping America stay competitive in this booming global industry during a special Google+ Hangout on wind energy in America. During the Hangout, those interested will have the opportunity to ask […]

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

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $10 million to strengthen the support the design, manufacturing, demonstration, and testing of sustainable, environmentally responsible marine and hydrokinetic (MHK), and wave and tidal energy technology. Wave Energy Converter (WEC) The Energy Department will make $6.5 million available to develop a new competition that challenges individuals, universities, […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Authorities

    UK Prime Minister David Cameron is currently reshuffling his Cabinet and announcing new ministerial appointments. Matthew Hancock is appointed as Minister of State at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, Minister of State at the Department of Energy and Climate Change and Minister of State for Portsmouth. He takes the place of Michael Fallon MP, who had […]

  • 4 October 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Clemson University’s Wind Turbine Drive Train Testing Facility yesterday saw the arrival of a four-story high gearbox and a massive steel connecting ring in a mammoth box, writes the Associated Press. These gigantic components will be installed at what will be the world’s largest testing facility, capable of testing 15 MW next-generation wind turbines. The […]

  • 11 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Narec has awarded a framework contract to Shepherd Construction for the building of three new facilities to house new test rigs for full scale wind and marine prototype devices: * Project Nautilus, a 3MW drive train test rig, will de-risk in-field activities by allowing Narec to perform certification activities, reliability and performance appraisal of new […]

  • 21 May 2010
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    Washington, DC – In an effort to expand and diversify American energy resources, improve our environment, reduce our dependence on foreign oil and create thousands of new, clean energy jobs, U.S. Senator Susan Collins is urging Senate Appropriators to allocate federal funding to support the development of deepwater offshore wind technology. The University of Maine […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    UK Department of Energy and Climate Change has released a draft version of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) budget notice that the Secretary of State will give to the EMR Delivery Body, National Grid, ahead of the first allocation round in October 2014. The department divided the first allocation round in two pots. The first […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Authorities, Environment

    The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has issued guidance on when new marine Natura 2000 sites should be taken into account in offshore renewable energy consents and licences. The Habitats Directive and the Birds Directive require that sites for certain species and habitat types are protected. These form part of the network of […]

  • 28 June 2016

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has appointed Hugh McNeal, the Chief Executive of RenewableUK, as a Non-Executive Director. McNeal was previously a senior civil servant, most recently as Director of Change at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), and has held a number of other senior roles both in DECC and the Department […]