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10 July 2018 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

Offshore Transfer Devices Ltd has been awarded further funding from the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) that will support the commercialisation of the Tube Docking Device (TDD) access system. 

15 December 2017 R&D

Using Acoustic Deterrent Devices (ADDs) during offshore wind farm construction is as an effective method for protection of minke whales, according to a study conducted through a joint industry project.

5 September 2017 R&D, Technology

UK-based Offshore Transfer Devices, developer of the Tube Docking Device (TDD) transfer system, is now looking to partner with an established marine engineering firm to help refine the patented product and bring it to the commercial market.

22 December 2015

Transfers at sea have long been a problem and the safety of those involved is becoming an increasing consideration particularly because of the rapidly increasing numbers of people involved. The offshore wind farm owners and contractors alike have very strict H&S policies which other industries increasingly feel obliged to adopt as the renewable energy sector […]

24 November 2015 R&D, Technology

IT Power has carried out a site screening study for wave and offshore floating wind technology developers Floating Power Plant (FPP). IT Power said that, using FPP’s technical and commercial site requirements as the search criteria, it identified huge potential for FPP in the UK, locating a number of sites suitable for FPP’s first commercial deployment. FPP […]

14 September 2015 Technology

After confirmation of successful tests of the floating wind measurement device in July 2015, seaLIDAR was introduced to the offshore wind energy market today.  UK-based seaLIDAR Ltd, developed by ESTIA Consulting & Engineering S.A., combines measurement technologies with the potential to perform fully compliant IEC 61400 offshore wind measurements regardless of sea depth or availability of […]

26 August 2015 Technology

After being selected as one of 20 semi-finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wave Energy Prize competition, Oregon-based M3 Wave LLC plans to unveil its competition entry, codenamed NEXUS, in the coming months. "We are honored to be among only 20 teams in the world who have been selected and we look forward to pushing the […]

24 August 2015

UK-based Polygen has deployed its wave energy converter prototype in the waters off Falmouth, Cornwall this month. Called Volta, the device is the first wave energy converter to be built almost entirely from high-density polyethylene (HDPE). It is the second device to be deployed at FaBTest - the only wave energy-testing site of its kind […]

11 August 2015 Technology

Wave for Energy s.r.l. (W4E), a spin-off of the Polytechnic University of Turin, has deployed the first wave energy converter with gyroscopic architecture, supported by Enea and IAMC-CNR. On August 7, the first Italian 1:1 scale device for the production of electricity from sea waves was moored 800 m from the coast of Pantelleria, Italy. Research activities started 10 […]

5 August 2015 R&D, Technology

A lab-sized prototype of GMax Tidal Energy's device is now 90% completed, the U.S. company informed today. The twin engine machine, driven by ocean water currents will be able to generate 1.5 MW of power. Set upon a floating stage platform, no foundations or contact with the ocean floor is required. All maintenance is performed top […]

27 July 2015 R&D, Technology

Seatricity had tested the Oceanus technology in the Beaufort Wave Basin of the Hydraulics and Marine Research Centre at the University of Cork from 13th to 17th July. The week was supported by the MARINET FP7 programme – a European Community – Research Infrastructure Action under the FP7 “Capacities” Specific Programme. During the week a number […]

2 July 2015 R&D, Technology

Seatricity Ltd, a Cornwall-based wave energy company, will spend the week of 13th-18th July tank-testing its Oceanus 2 device in the Beaufort Wave basin at the Hydraulics and Marine Research Centre of the University College Cork, Ireland. Aims of the trial will include analysis of further optimisation options affecting predicted device outputs for use as […]

16 June 2015 Authorities

Ocean Power Technologies has received final permit approval from the New York District Army Corps of Engineers for its PB40. The company has also provided the required notice periods to the U.S. Coast Guard and other parties involved in the permitting process. The PB40 PowerBuoy® will be deployed approximately 30 nautical miles southeast of the […]

12 June 2015 R&D, Technology

Atmocean, a US wave energy developer which is set to demonstrate its technology in Peru, reported that it will wait for better weather conditions to deploy the wave energy device off Ilo, a coastal city in the southern part of the country. The company attempted to deploy the device on Wednesday, but was forced to retrieve the equipment […]

10 June 2015

After a several months of preparation, Northwest Energy Innovations (NWEI) has deployed its Azura™ wave energy device at the United States Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) near Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawai’i. The device will be deployed for 12 months of grid-connected testing as part of a rigorous program to commercialize the Azura technology. “As […]

28 May 2015 R&D, Technology

The OCEAN WAVE POWER STATION (OWPS) will be presented at "Our Ocean Challenge" demo day in Dordrecht, the Netherlands today. OWPS consists of two large vessels that support a framework with floating standard 45 foot container-sized pontoons. Continuous long ocean waves (so-called swell) move the pontoons that activate huge wing pumps. The pumps circulate a […]

6 May 2015 R&D, Technology

Blake Boren, a PhD student from Oregon State University’s Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC), advised by Dr. Belinda Batten (NNMREC Director), has begun testing his‪ wave energy converter prototype at the O. H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory (HWRL) in coordination with Pedro Lomónaco (HWRL Director).   According to NNMREC, the device is a vertical axis pendulum based wave energy […]

16 March 2015 R&D, Technology

KymoGen is moving forward with the development of a device that will harness the energy of waves. Research and design work has been ongoing, while the first unit should be complete by July of 2015 immediately followed by in water testing. Production units are expected to be built for the public in September. Significant installations […]

5 February 2015 Technology

Supacat has delivered the refurbished BOLT "Lifesaver" wave energy converter to its owner Fred.Olsen Ltd following a three month project refurbishing the converter's 'intelligent systems' at the Devon engineering firm's facilities in Dunkeswell and Blackhill Engineering. After over two years of full scale sea testing at FabTest UK, the device has undergone an upgrade and […]

27 January 2015 Technology

Along with the news about the successful installation of its second CETO 5 wave energy unit off the coast of Perth, Western Australia, Carnegie Wave Energy has also announced that the third and final CETO 5 unit has been moved to the Australian Maritime Complex (AMC) in Henderson for final fit out ahead of its […]

27 January 2015 Technology

The second of Carnegie Wave Energy's (CWE) CETO 5 units has been installed at its Perth Wave Energy Project site off Garden Island, Western Australia. The unit has been operational for a little over a week now.  The sea state conditions experienced during the initial operational period have included waves up to 3.5m in height. […]

20 January 2015 Business & Finance, Technology

Dulas, a provider of bankable wind data, has confirmed plans to acquire ‘a fleet’ of ZephIR 300 and ZephIR DM’s to work as rental lidars to the UK and wider European market. This expansion adds to the company’s existing remote sensing business currently comprised of sodar measurement sensors. "Whether it’s supporting measurements during noise impact assessments […]

16 December 2014 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Within the EU project MARINET, test series have been initiated at the ECN in Nantes, one of the world's biggest wave tanks, to test the 1:5-scaled NEMOS device. Due to precise adjustments and reproduction of wave conditions, extensive hydro-mechanical parameter studies could be made. The results of more than 200 realised tests will be integrated in the system during the […]

11 December 2014 Technology

Sabella, French tidal energy technology developer, still plans to deploy its D10 tidal energy device next year, in spite failing to win government funds. The company is preparing to transfer various elements to Brest, including the turbine base next month, followed by assembly of nacelle and blades in March 2015. Currently, the generator is undergoing final […]

19 November 2014 R&D

The next-generation renewable energy innovators are challenged to come up with new marine renewable energy device as a part of the new competition funded by the Scottish Government. The Saltire Prize Challenge was created to accelerate the commercial development of wave and tidal energy technology. For 2015, SCDI is managing all aspects of the Junior […]

30 October 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

The U.S. Energy Department, in coordination with the U.S. Navy, yesterday announced funding for two companies that will continue to advance marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technology as a viable source for America’s clean energy future. Ocean Energy USA and Northwest Energy Innovations will test their innovative wave energy conversion (WEC) devices for one year in new […]