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  • 12 February 2018
    Authorities, R&D

    Marine Renewables Canada, the national association for wave, tidal, and river current energy, has added offshore wind energy to its mandate.

  • 28 November 2013

    Marine Renewables Canada has released its first “State of the Sector” report which provides an overview of the current status of Canada’s marine renewable energy sector in context with global activity. It details Canada’s perceived strengths and weaknesses in contrast to challenges and opportunities presented by the advancement of the global sector. Analysis presented in […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Marine Renewables Canada has issued a request for proposals for research projects to be funded by Marine Renewables Canada in conjunction with the Standards Council of Canada’s Mirror Committee (SMC) to the International Electrotechnical Committee’s (IEC) Technical Committee 114 (TC114) – “Marine energy – Wave, tidal and other water current converters”. To ensure that Canada maintains its leading role in the development of […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Business Network for Offshore Wind and Marine Renewables Canada have entered into an affiliation agreement to share knowledge and support the development of offshore wind. The aim of the agreement is to demonstrate the commitment to ensuring Canadian and U.S. industry and suppliers receive increased support to engage in offshore wind development. According to […]

  • 18 October 2012

    While delivering the welcoming remarks at the International Conference on Ocean Energy in Dublin, Ireland, the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophonie) announced that Halifax, Nova Scotia has been selected to host the next edition of this event in 2014. He also highlighted […]

  • 17 July 2014

    Marine Renewables Canada invites firms to submit a proposal for trade consulting services to provide matchmaking support for Canadian marine renewable energy companies who will be participating in the upcoming 5th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE). The event will take place at the World Trade & Convention Centre in Halifax, NS Canada from November 4-6, […]

  • 13 May 2015

    Four of Canada’s leading national renewable electricity associations have joined forces in an effort to clean up and expand Canada’s electricity systems. The newly created Canadian Council on Renewable Electricity will engage with Canadians on the opportunities to expand renewable electricity production and outline the benefits such expansion offers our communities, economy, and nation. The Council’s founding members […]

  • 13 October 2014

    During the first week of November the world’s leaders in marine renewable energy development will embark on Halifax for the 5th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE). This will be the first time ICOE has been held outside of Europe, a major accomplishment for Canada that presents new opportunities for companies and researchers to build […]

  • 22 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Chris Campbell, Executive Director of Marine Renewables Canada, has written an article after the organization’s participation in Thetis 2014 marine renewable energy conference in France. At France’s Thetis 2014 conference and tradeshow, Marine Renewables Canada was engaged in intensive meetings with local development agencies and in the B2B meetings stimulated by the world’s interest in […]

  • 5 June 2014

    Nova Scotia is preparing to host up to 900 leaders and experts in the global marine renewable energy industry this November when the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) comes to town. The conference and Nova Scotia’s sector experts are being highlighted as part of Oceans Week. “ICOE has become the most significant event for […]

  • 22 April 2015

    Black Rock Tidal Power (BRTP), a SCHOTTEL HYDRO company, has brought Dr. Sue Molloy on board as General Manager. Dr. Molloy, who received her doctorate in Naval Architectural and Ocean Engineering from Memorial University of Newfoundland, is a Canadian expert in tidal power representing Canada on a number of standards and research committees. “When Black Rock Tidal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Marine Renewables Canada (MRC) is offering workshops in locations across Nova Scotia for companies interested in exploring opportunities in the tidal energy supply chain. Three levels of government have partnered to contribute more than $100,000 to the initiative. Nova Scotia—with its strategy for tidal power development in the Bay of Fundy—is considered a world leader […]

  • 30 April 2015

    Nova Scotia Government introduced a legislation yesterday to ensure marine renewable energy projects are developed in a responsible manner to respect the environment and interests of local communities. The new legislation will increase consultation and provide for the safe, responsible and strategic development of the industry. “We need a clear and responsible path forward for developing […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia will have an opportunity to showcase the province’s marine renewable energy resources, skills and expertise to more than 650 delegates from 25 countries attending the International Conference on Ocean Energy from Nov. 4-6 in Halifax, Canada. The fifth, bi-annual event is being held outside Europe for the first time. It will be hosted […]

  • 31 March 2014

    SRM Projects, a Nanaimo based energy engineering firm, has recently been awarded investigative licenses for south Discovery Passage and Seymour Narrows to explore the potential for tidal power development in the region. “We have been working with SRM for the past couple years, and the award of investigative licenses is a natural next step in the progression of […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Canada-based Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) has invited local firms to consider the offshore wind industry as an avenue for business growth.

  • 30 September 2013

    The next meeting of the Pacific Tidal Energy Development Committee (PTEDC) has been set for October 9, 2013. SRM Projects Ltd. expects this to be pivotal as the agenda includes review of all the various proposed British Columbia tidal energy enabling initiatives and shortlisting of the most promising ones for detailed review and then final […]

  • 5 November 2014

    Last night, the 398MW MeyGen project was awarded the first ever ‘Navigator Award’ at the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE), in recognition of the project’s contribution to the global marine renewable industry. The highly prestigious Award was awarded to the MeyGen Project, which is 86 percent owned by Atlantis Resources, at the International Conference […]

  • 20 November 2013

    The Municipality of Digby, the Town of Digby and Fundy Tidal Inc. have entered into an agreement to develop the “Digby Community Energy Trust” to coordinate resources and investment into infrastructure in support of research, development and commercialization of tidal power systems and services in the region. The Trust also seeks to provide the core […]

  • 5 November 2014

    World industry leaders and academic experts in marine renewable energy are gathered in Halifax this week thanks in part to a $150,000 investment from the Government of Canada. The International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE), which is welcoming over 600 participants from 40 countries, is focused on the industrial development of renewable marine energy. Now in its […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE), in partnership with Nortek Scientific, has announced the construction of the world’s first instrument to provide high-resolution, real time measurements of turbulent water flow at turbine hub height – called the Vectron. A leap forward in site characterization technology, the Vectron is able to capture highly accurate […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), yesterday announced federal support for a study to assess the potential economic impact of the tidal energy sector in Atlantic Canada. Marine renewable energy represents a significant emerging global market, and it is estimated that tidal energy has the potential to generate billions of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 December 2011

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced the development and funding application for a 5MW CETO demonstration project off British Columbia, Canada. Carnegie, through its British Columbian based subsidiary Pacific Coastal Wave Energy Corporation (PCWE), has been developing the Ucluelet Wave Energy Project for over two years. Significantly, the Project is supported by the […]