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  • 28 November 2012

    Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) releases a request for proposals for round two of its Industry Commercialization Grant Program. The Industry Commercialization Grant Program seeks to accelerate the commercialization of ocean energy technologies developed by businesses that perform their work in Oregon. The program focuses on assisting a company to advance its Technology Readiness Level (TRL) according […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Environment, R&D

    Tethys, a robust online resource available for free to anyone interested in ocean energy and offshore wind resources, focuses on the environmental effects of energy projects that are proposed, underway or completed in the ocean and above it. The database includes hundreds of scientific papers, technical reports, regulatory applications on file with federal and international […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) today announced that the Company has been awarded a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant of approximately $150,000 to study advanced control methods for maximizing the wave energy harvesting capability of its PowerBuoy® products. Less than 12% of the DOE’s SBIR and related […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    As part of a report, recently released by the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE), an exhaustive analysis was conducted to understand what the wind industry in the U.S. could look like decades from now based on changing electricity demand, fuel prices, wind power costs and transmission infrastructure. The report explores the potential growth of wind energy […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The provisional winners of today’s auction for the New Jersey offshore wind lease area are RES America Developments Inc. and US Wind Inc., the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) reported on its official website.  The area was auctioned as two leases: the South Lease Area, covering 160,480 acres, and the North Lease Area, which consists of 183,353 […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind and marine energy industries, has welcomed the publication of a new Government survey which confirms that public support for wind energy remains overwhelmingly high. The Department of Energy and Climate Change has published an update of its Public Attitudes Tracker, showing that 77% of people support […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has released a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 2,000MW of offshore wind power. This RFP represents the US state’s first solicitation dedicated specifically to offshore wind development. It builds off of multi-resource solicitations in 2018 in which Connecticut bought 304MW of offshore wind from […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    The UK Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has published its latest Public Attitudes Tracker, which shows that nearly four fifths of the public (78%) said they supported the use of renewable energy. DECC said that this is consistent with results from the past three years. Some 71% of UK residents agree that renewable energy industries and developments provide […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) published a new Energy Investment Report at the end of April.   Since 2010, investment worth more than £45 billion has been secured in electricity infrastructure alone – the majority of this investment has been in renewable technologies. According to Ernst & Young’s renewable attractiveness index, the UK […]

  • 30 January 2015

    UK Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) released third quarter energy figures that show lower generation comparing to the same period last year. Total energy generation fell 5.1 per cent from 79.5 TWh in 2013 Q3 to 75.4 TWh, reflecting lower demand. However, renewable energy saw an increase of 20.8 per cent from 5.5 […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Energi Coast and NOF Energy, the business development organisation for oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables sectors, and North East England’s renewables group, are working with The Crown Estate to deliver a major UK Offshore Wind Supply Chain Event in Newcastle. Taking place on 17 May at Newcastle United Football Club, the event sponsored by […]

  • 15 July 2010
    Environment, R&D

    Onshore and offshore wind projects account for half the 32 energy projects that the UK Infrastructure Planning Commission will examine over the next few years, it said Tuesday. The IPC was created in 2008 by the then Labour government to speed up major infrastructure project decision-making. “Proposals for energy generation, particularly renewable energy, currently dominate […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Ireland’s Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte will meet his counterpart, UK’s Minister of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change, Charles Hendry, in London this week, the Irish Times reported. They are going to discuss the possibility of direct export of power from Ireland’s wind turbines, both onshore and […]

  • 1 October 2012

    Northwest Energy Innovations (NWEI) has announced the receipt of a competitive funding award from the US Department of Energy to deploy the WET-NZ device at the US Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) in Hawaii. The project involves conducting grid-connected testing of the wave energy converter in Kaneohe Bay. The second generation, ½ scale WET-NZ […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Low carbon technologies have been put under the spotlight with the publication of three in-depth reports into key areas of innovation. This new analysis, under the Technology Innovation Needs Assessments (TINAs), delves into marine energy, electricity networks and storage, and Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). It examines the commercial potential and key economic benefits of […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities, Technology

    Marine Renewables Canada (MRC) worked with Nova Scotia Department of Energy over the course of 2014 to develop guidance and best practices for in-stream tidal energy development in Nova Scotia. Together, the two organizations worked with their members, industry, and other stakeholders to develop this living guide that will help ensure the industry grows in an environmentally […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Wave energy enthusiasts from industry and academia have formed 92 teams to move toward the first milestone of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Wave Energy Prize. The design-build-test competition is encouraging the development of wave energy conversion (WEC) devices that will achieve the DOE’s goal of doubling energy capture, thus reducing the cost of […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey has ordered the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to reconsider its decision to reject Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW). The BPU decided to object the project in March, which led the developer to file an appeal to BPU’s decision a month later. According […]

  • 26 July 2013

    The town of has released an update on the 20MW tidal energy project located on the east side of Martha’s Vineyard to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). In the reports Edgartown stated that it is making progress on the project, which is being developed in two phases, a pilot 5 MW project followed by […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Stonehenge Metals Limited has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) to support joint applications for two major funding opportunities with a combined total value pool of US$3.75m being offered by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The MOU includes a funding application for US$1.5m, […]

  • 1 June 2012

    In a major speach on clean energy, held on May 30 in Boston, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick strongly supported Cape Wind. In his “Shaping Our Energy Future” speach Governor Patrick said : “Off-shore wind is still an opportunity worth pursuing and my support for Cape Wind is unshaken. Every state along the East Coast is working to develop off-shore wind. […]

  • 25 February 2015

    Gardline Environmental Limited (GEL) has congratulated Forewind in gaining consent from Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck, the first phase offshore wind energy development in the Dogger Bank Zone. It is the largest offshore wind project to win consent to date anywhere in the world. GEL’s Marine Wildlife Department played […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Following an early completion of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) appeals from unsuccessful applicants, UK government has moved up the schedule for the first allocation of the subsidy scheme. Low Carbon Contracts Company, owned by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), announced the sealed bid window for CfD will open on 29 January, […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    According to the UK’s Energy Trends and Quarterly Energy Prices published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) today, December 18, offshore wind energy generation rose by 14.1 per cent compared to the same period last year.  Renewables’ share of electricity generation increased from 13.6 per cent in the third quarter of 2013, to 17.8 […]

  • 11 December 2015

    The University of Maine has released the following video after the announcement that the U.S. offshore wind project New England Aqua Ventus I will receive an additional $3.7 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE): The newly awarded funding will help complete the engineering and planning work, and approach financial close. New England/Maine Aqua Ventus is […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has set aside over USD 8 million for two offshore wind-related projects. USD 3.57 million will go to a team led by the University of Virginia for the design of a 50 MW wind turbine featuring downwind morphing, expected to reduce blade loads and allow ultralight segmented blades. They will […]