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16 September 2016

East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) held its 13th annual awards on 14 September, recognising achievements and developments that have highlighted the energy sector over the last 12 months. The ‘Made in Lowestoft’ Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Offshore Substation designed and manufactured by Sembmarine SLP in its Hamilton Road yard won the EEEGR Best Energy […]

5 July 2016 R&D

Mathematical Problems in Engineering, a journal from Hindawi Publishing Coropration, has invited researchers and scientists to submit their original research articles on that will stimulate the continuing progress of the offshore renewable energy field, with a focus on the state-of-the-art mathematical knowledge for offshore renewables engineering. "Offshore renewable energy (ORE) such as offshore wind turbines, wave energy converters, […]

1 June 2016 Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

DNV GL has won a contract to provide the Canadian offshore wind developer Beothuk Energy with the constraints analysis, wind resource and energy assessment, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) modeling and a preliminary wind farm layout for the 180MW St. George’s Bay project off western Newfoundland and Labrador. Beothuk awarded the contract to DNV GL through its engineering […]

6 April 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D

Hawaii could have up to 800MW of installed offshore wind capacity by 2045, helping this US island state source all of its energy from renewable resources in the next thirty tears, the Hawaiian Electric Companies said in their updated energy plan. The utilities also said that off-island resources, such as offshore wind and the use of […]

24 March 2016 R&D, Technology

French National Research Agency (ANR) and France Energies Marines have teamed up and made available EUR 3 million in a new round of funding for marine renewable energy projects. The supported projects must be collaborative, and approved by France Energies Marines, or represent a partnership between an SME and an approved public research body. Projects of […]

17 March 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

French researchers gathered around the Omdyn R&D project are working on developing dynamic umbilical cables which will find particular application in floating turbines. The project is dedicated to the development of the dynamic cables used in floating marine energy applications. The cables, which can be up to several hundred meters long, pose considerable technical challenges, notably biofouling, […]

26 February 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

The United States and Mexico have signed several agreements to strengthen ongoing cooperative activities on energy development, conservation and preparation for the impacts of climate change on the two countries’ shared natural resources. The agreements were signed on 25 February during the third round of the US-Mexico High-level Economic Dialogue (HLED) held in Mexico City. In […]

15 February 2016 Authorities

Energy leaders from Canada, Mexico and the United States have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Climate Change and Energy Collaboration. The MoU was signed during the North American Energy Ministers Meeting on 12 February, when the officials also launched a web platform where North American energy information can be easily accessed in one area. Under […]

14 January 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's final Clean Power Plan (CPP) will increase investment in cost-effective clean energy resources, such as renewables and energy efficiency, according to a modelling analysis of the plan carried out by energy and environmental advisers at M.J. Bradley & Associates. The United States electricity sector can achieve CPP's goals to reduce carbon pollution emissions by more […]

25 December 2015 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

Two offshore wind-related research projects will receive a portion of a EUR 10 million grant through the Investment for the Future program (EMR ITE 2015) launched jointly by France's Institute for Energy Transition and National Research Agency (ANR). The first offshore wind-related project that will receive part of the funds is research into modeling the role of […]

27 August 2015 R&D

A recent study performed by the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is helping Norway-based Statoil prepare for the installation of what has the potential to be the world’s first multi-turbine floating offshore array. Statoil deployed the first spar-based system called Hywind Demo in 2009, which is still operating […]

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 […]

22 July 2015

With members from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), the US Department of Energy-funded wave energy converter (WEC) modeling team won the Center for Ocean Energy Research (COER) Hydrodynamic Modeling Competition. Through the competition, researchers were challenged to predict the dynamic motion of a floating body in an irregular wave […]

3 June 2015 Authorities, R&D

The Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) has been commissioned by the Nova Scotia Department of Energy to execute a two stage Request for Proposals (RFP) process that will lead to retaining the services of a project team to undertake an in-stream energy resource characterization study for a prescribed area in the Bay of Fundy. Expressions […]

14 May 2015

Matt Sanders has been promoted to Program Director of Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET). As Program Director, Sanders is responsible for the development and execution of OWET’s strategic initiatives designed to reduce barriers to entry and support the responsible development of marine renewable energy projects in Oregon. He is also the designated Project Manager for […]

13 May 2015 Technology

Perpetuwave Power has unveiled Xtracta (Patent Pending), its new wave energy technology. The Xtracta technology integrates a low cost design with a proven high performance energy extraction system, which is destined to deliver a step change improvement in the viability of wave powered renewable electricity, the developer said. The reduction in cost of the Xtracta is gained […]

28 November 2014 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

Basque Energy Agency (Ente Vasco de la Energía; EVE) is looking to award a grant woth EUR 2.5 Mln for the development of a wave energy project, which will be designed and built to best suit the conditions off the Basque coast.  The objective of the agency's call is pre-commercial public procurement of technology development of an […]

19 November 2014 Technology

NORCOWE, the Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy, has accepted FLiDAR, a leading provider of floating LIDAR based measurement solutions, as a new Consortium partner. “We welcome FLiDAR as new member in the Consortium”, said Kristin Guldbandsen Frøysa, Managing Director of NORCOWE. “FLiDAR will add valuable competence based on their commercially proven technology for accurate […]

12 November 2014 Business & Finance

Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has boosted its team by appointing an experienced Project Engineering Manager. Gareth Potter is a professional civil engineer and project manager with extensive experience in the planning, design, and construction of major engineering projects. Before […]

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

The U.S. Navy has committed to get half of its energy from renewable sources by the year 2020. One element of that strategy will be looking to extract energy from tides, currents and waves. The University of Washington is helping to reach that goal with an $8 million, four-year contract from the Naval Facilities Engineering […]

10 September 2014 R&D

IGERT fellow Zana Cranmer spent the summer collaborating with the Systems Analysis Lab (SAL) at Aalto University, just outside of Helsinki, Finland. She worked with Finnish researchers to develop a model to examine optimal planning approaches for long term, large scale offshore wind development. Cranmer’s advisor, Erin Baker, made the connection with the SAL through […]

5 September 2014 Business & Finance

Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has boosted its team with three new members of staff. Andrew Grabham is the new Design/Development Engineer. Andrew brings with him 14 years’ experience in mechanical design and project management roles having previously worked for […]

5 September 2014 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

NASA is helping the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) harness the power of the oceans by first harnessing the power of the crowd. Ocean waves hold a tremendous amount of energy that is almost entirely untapped, despite our ever-growing need for sustainable, non-polluting electricity. Part of the reason USA has not yet plugged into this potential […]

7 August 2014 Authorities, R&D, Technology

The U.S. Energy Department has launched the second round of a coding competition to help industry develop new models and tools that improve the design, development, and optimization of marine and hydrokinetic devices. This innovative challenge brings together experts in data, business, and energy from academia and the public and private sectors to move the […]

5 August 2014 R&D

On July 29, WavEC Offshore Renewables successfully launched the first prototype of the offshore monitoring buoy being developed under the KIC-OTS program in Algés at the mouth of the river Tagus, Portugal.  The operation was a result of two years of research, design and implementation. The buoy has been designed and equipped to aid in the […]

5 August 2014

Elsevier, a provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced the publication of seven new books on renewable energy. The list includes: Renewable Energy Systems: A Smart Energy Systems Approach to the Choice and Modeling of 100% Renewable Solutions by Henrik Lund Renewable Energy Integration: Practical Management of Variability, Uncertainty, and Flexibility […]