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  • 18 January 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Training & Education

    Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr has announced the launch of a CAD 200 million expression of interest for the Emerging Renewable Power Program to expand renewable energy sources available to the country’s provinces. 

  • 5 August 2013
    Training & Education

    To ready SouthCoast residents for jobs in wind power, Bristol Community College will launch a new Wind Power certificate program starting this fall, with classes offered at the New Bedford Campus. The 14-credit certificate of recognition teaches the fundamentals of wind energy. Students will prepare to support the system installation, operation, and maintenance needs of […]

  • 21 January 2015

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited has completed the onshore power plant for the Perth Project. In addition to completion of the onshore power plant, physical works have now been completed and the plant is ready for connection to the electricity grid at HMAS Stirling pending Western Power approval. Carnegie has received a $54,444 milestone […]

  • 15 November 2012

    Australian wave and tidal energy developer, BioPower Systems, has completed the designs for its bioWAVE Pilot Demonstration Project off the coast of Victoria and will begin contracting for the project over the next few months. Local businesses and people will be contracted as much as possible, Tim Finnigan from BioPower Systems is cited by the ABC […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave  Energy Limited (CWE) welcomes the commencement of the Australian Carbon Pricing Mechanism which forms part of the Australian Government’s Clean Energy Future package.  The Australian Carbon Pricing mechanism has introduced a price on carbon for the largest carbon emitters in Australia. As of July 1st, these entities are required to […]

  • 28 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    * Orders up 18%1 on industrial recovery and large power order * Revenues positive after five quarters of decline * Operational EBIT margin2 up to 14.0% as cost take-out delivers further benefits ABB’s order growth accelerated and revenues rose in the third quarter on a combination of continued growth in demand from industrial customers and […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    During the quarter Carnegie Wave Energy Limited made significant progress on its commercial demonstration project, the Perth Wave Energy Project. In addition, Carnegie continued to make technical and commercial progress on its proprietary CETO wave energy technology and commercial site development. Highlights from this quarter include: $9.9m in grant funding from the Australian Government’s Emerging […]

  • 16 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced the signing of key agreements with the Australian Department of Defence unveiled today by the Australian Prime Minister, the Honourable Julia Gillard, and the Federal Member for Brand, the Honourable Gary Gray, at Carnegie’s Wave Energy Research facility at Fremantle, Western Australia. Australian Department of Defence (Defence) […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    China’s renewable energy capacity increased from 27.8 GW in 2001 to 183 GW in 2013, and alternative sources are expected to account for more than 20% of the country’s total electricity generation by 2020, says research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report states that China’s emergence as a major player in the global […]

  • 7 October 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    The UK has huge potential for marine power and is considered the most attractive destination to develop marine projects in Europe, states a new report by energy experts GlobalData. The new report (Installed Capacity, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Profiles of Technology Developers and Key Country Analysis to 2030) shows that the marine energy industry […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Ocean energy company, BioPower Systems, has announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with the major Chinese industrial group, Shanghai Electric Power Generation Group. The alliance between the two companies is aimed at collaborating on technical developments to advance the bioWAVE ocean wave energy system to the commercial stage. Speaking at the All-Energy conference […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Canada’s efforts to demonstrate world leadership in tidal energy research and technology are taking a significant step forward, as Ocean Networks Canada’s Centre of Enterprise and Engagement (ONCCEE) partners with researchers and industry to design and install the world’s first cabled underwater monitoring platform specifically for extreme, high-flow tide conditions. ONCCEE, based at the University […]

  • 1 May 2012

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announces the award of a $9.9m Federal Government grant from the Australian Government’s Emerging Renewables Program (ERP) to support Carnegie’s world leading, grid-connected wave energy project. The Minister for Resources and Energy, Martin Ferguson AM MP, announced the grant today at Carnegie’s Wave Energy Research Facility inWestern Australia. […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced the receipt of $748,849 from the Australian Government for progress on the desalination plant, foundations, onshore power plant and pipelines of the Perth Wave Energy Project; with an additional $451,480 received from the Western Australian State Government. Carnegie received $470,159 for completion of three milestones from the […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Research in the growing renewable energies sector has received a national boost with a $770,000 Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) grant to develop modelling on the performance of wave energy farms. A collaborative project between Swinburne University of Technology and the Australian Maritime College will identify the impact of wave energy converters on each other […]

  • 16 July 2013
    R&D, Technology

    As marine hydrokinetic technologies continue moving from concept to commercial viability, an international panel of experts is convening in Denver, Colo., to discuss this emerging sector of the hydropower industry. With a number of research groups believing hundreds of gigawatts-worth of electricity can be had from ocean-, tidal- and wave-powered generating units, marine energy will […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced that it has received $374,121 of progress payments from the Federal Government for progress of the Perth Wave Energy Project and CETO wave powered Seawater Desalination Pilot Plant. ARENA Milestone 4a – Foundation System Carnegie received a milestone payment of $193,905 under its grant from the Australian […]

  • 13 November 2012

    Wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, welcomed the leadership of the United States Defence Force and Australian Defence Force to Carnegie’s Wave Energy Research Facility for a briefing on Carnegie’s flagship Perth Wave Energy Project. Carnegie’s Perth Wave Energy Project is located at Garden Island in Western Australia, home to HMAS Stirling, Australia’s largest […]

  • 4 July 2012
    Authorities, Technology

    Oceanlinx announces that the Australian Government has awarded funding of $3,970,450 from the Emerging Renewables Program for a $7,242,550 project, “Oceanlinx 1MW Commercial Wave Energy Demonstrator”. The project cost includes one year of operations post the grid connection. The unit with a foot print of 20m by 20m will be the most cost effective and […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next UK government should go faster and harder on offshore and onshore wind in a bid to reach the net zero targets by 2050, according to SSE Chief Executive Alistair Phillips-Davies. In its interim results, SSE called on political leaders to put renewable power “front and center” of the plans to tackle climate change. […]

  • 28 October 2013

    The launch of the world’s first one megawatt wave-energy-to-electricity unit in Port MacDonnell, South Australia is taking Australia closer to a more sustainable energy mix and enhancing the country’s reputation for world-leading renewable energy solutions. With ARENA’s support, Oceanlinx has designed and constructed a one megawatt wave energy device to convert the ocean’s power into […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today released two nationwide resource assessments showing that waves and tidal currents off the nation’s coasts could contribute significantly to the United States’ total annual electricity production, further diversify the nation’s energy portfolio, and provide clean, renewable energy to coastal cities and communities. These new wave and tidal resource […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      Research and Markets has announced the addition of GlobalData’s new report “Renewable Policy Analysis – September, 2011” to their offering. This report includes policy updates on the major countries. There are around 15 news stories covered in the report. In addition to it, following two articles are covered in detail  1. Illinois Governor Signs […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Canada’s efforts to become a world leader in tidal energy research and technology are taking a significant step forward. The Bay of Fundy, home to the world’s highest tides, will also soon be home to the world’s first underwater monitoring platform designed specifically for extreme, high-flow tide conditions. FORCE (Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy) […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has submitted its second annual environmental monitoring report for the Cobscook Bay Tidal Energy Project to the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The report details environmental data collected during the operation of ORPC’s grid-connected TidGen® Power System in Maine and concludes that no known adverse impacts were evidenced by […]

  • 28 June 2012

    Fed up with the undue influence of the energy companies, utilities, lobbyists and other interests that are making it impossible for Washington to move forward decisively in achieving America’s clean energy future, the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) is joining 35 other citizen organizations with more than 1.1 million combined members are joining forces to […]