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  • 8 October 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    OERA is inviting submissions of Expressions of Interest (EOI) as a first step, followed by a request for detailed proposals from qualified applicants – to provide a comprehensive assessment of the value proposition and potential economic value of tidal power development to Nova Scotia, the Atlantic region and Canada.    The value proposition will serve […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Environment, R&D

    OERA (Offshore Energy Research Association) is inviting applications from community based or not-for-profit organizations in the Cape Breton region ( Nova Scotia, Canada) to participate in an OERA established Participation Support Fund. The purpose of the Participation Support Fund is to provide modest one time grants to local organizations or community groups to undertake small […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

      OERA (Offshore Energy Research Association) is inviting applications from community based or not-for-profit organizations in the Bay of Fundy region to participate in an OERA established Participation Support Fund. The purpose of the Participation Support Fund is to provide modest one time grants to local organizations or community groups to undertake small research initiatives […]

  • 11 March 2015
    R&D, Training & Education

    Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) Student Research Travel Program has provided six Nova Scotia students the opportunity to build their international networks through travel to the USA, Ireland, and Bermuda to conduct their thesis research in the fields of marine renewable energy and offshore geosciences. The February 2015 Student Research Travel Program award recipients are: […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) has announced the release of the Update to the Bay of Fundy Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Community Response Report for the Cape Breton Region. A Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is a consultative process that explores the social, environmental and economic […]

  • 18 July 2013
    R&D, Training & Education

    Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) announces that the Student Research Travel Program is now open for its September 2013 round of applications. The program is available to full-time senior honours & graduate students conducting thesis research at a Nova Scotia based university and undertaking research in marine renewable energy or geosciences. The objective of the […]

  • 11 October 2013

    Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) announced that the OERA Student Research Travel Program has provided four Nova Scotia students the opportunity to travel to the USA, Canada and Ireland to conduct their thesis research in the fields of marine renewable energy and offshore geosciences. The September 2013 Student Research Travel Program award recipients are:  Matthew […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) and Technology Strategy Board (TSB) of the United Kingdom, are jointly investing approximately $1.4 million CAD (approximately £755,000) in collaborative R&D projects to support the acceleration of the tidal energy sector in both jurisdictions. This competition stems from a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in February […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 April 2015
    R&D

    A new study commissioned by the Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) shows tidal energy could reduce Canada’s dependence on fossil fuels and create a new industry that offers significant socio-economic benefits across the nation. The study, Value Proposition for Tidal Energy Development in Nova Scotia, Atlantic Canada and Canada, describes the potential opportunity […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Environment

    The Nova Scotia Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) awarded funding to Fundy Tidal, the Canadian Whale Institute (CWI), and Conserve.iO for a marine life observation program including public participation. Free smart phone applications will be available to public (“citizen scientists”), whale tour operators, and other users (including trained dedicated observers) to participate in recording marine […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    The Nova Scotia Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) awarded funding to Fundy Tidal Inc., the Canadian Whale Institute (CWI), and Conserve.iO for a marine life observation program including public participation. Free smartphone applications will be available to public (“citizen scientists”), whale tour operators, and other users (including trained dedicated observers) to participate in recording marine life observations for tidal energy and […]

  • 21 July 2015

    Five British companies are celebrating today after they have received grant funding from the Government’s innovation experts at Innovate UK to develop tidal energy projects with Canadian businesses and universities. Split across two projects, worth a combined £700,000, the projects will help governments, industry and academia better understand the impact of tidal technology on the […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Technology

      Cobham Technical Services has been awarded a contract for its powerful Opera electromagnetic design tool by Siemens Wind Power, a leading supplier of wind turbines for onshore, offshore and coastal sites. Fast and accurate electromagnetic simulation helps wind turbine suppliers to make breakthroughs in wind turbine design. The Siemens design team employs the Opera […]

  • 14 February 2014
    R&D

    Narec informed yesterday that it became an associate member of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA). Ignacio Marti, Narec‘s Chief Technology Officer, welcomed EERA’s decision to grant the membership: “Narec’s R&D activity has considerably increased over recent years and this acceptance acknowledges our position.” To Narec, this membership is significant due to EERA’s status in […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Japanese utility JERA and the engineering firm Shimizu Corporation have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate within the offshore wind power generation business. JERA and Shimizu will explore ways to utilize their respective know-how and resources in the offshore wind power generation business to collaborate on related projects in Japan and overseas. Based […]

  • 13 June 2013

    Two of NORCOWE’s research partners, Christian Michelsen Research AS and the University of Bergen, have recently become associated members of  the EERA Joint Programme on Wind Energy. One of the sub-programmes of the EERA JP on Wind Energy is offshore wind, and this was the theme of the workshop hosted by Sintef Energy Research in […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Japanese utility JERA has entered into an agreement with Macquarie Capital and Swancor to acquire a combined 32.5% equity interest in the Formosa 1 offshore wind power project located off the north-western coast of Taiwan.

  • 29 June 2011

    After last year accomplishment of “Legs joining and Erection for Lewek Lifter liftboat ” project, PV Shipyard was once again awarded a contract for Teras Conguest liftboat leg joining and installation. In addition to previous leg erection jobs, the cutting, installing and welding of leg components and jetting pipes were also performed at PV Shipyard […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of joint control over Formosa I offshore wind project in Taiwan by Macquarie, Ørsted, Swancor, and Japan’s utility JERA. Formosa 1 is currently a joint venture between Ørsted (35% ownership), Taiwanese developer Swancor Renewable (15%), and Macquarie Capital (50%). As reported, JERA agreed […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Blue Offshore will attend world’s largest offshore wind energy event, EWEA Offshore 2011, from 29 November to 1 December. The booth 11539 in Hall 11 will showcase their latest developments, such as their flexible, modular basket carousel with variable cable carrying capacities. Their latest partner, Teras Offshore, for whom Blue Offshore have recently completed a […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Technology

    Makai’s Ocean Energy Research Center (OERC) in Kona, Hawaii has received several major pieces of equipment for its Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) demonstration plant. Two new heat exchangers (2-megawatt thermal duty each), and a 100 kilowatt ammonia turbine-generator have arrived and are in various stages of installation and testing. To date, Makai has tested […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Environment, R&D

    As the BBC reports, a new research by Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) shows that the pink-footed geese are avoiding new offshore wind turbines. Namely, Pawel Plonczkier and Ian Simms from Fera monitored pink-footed geese’s migration patterns using radar. The monitoring started in 2007, and lasted 4 years. During the study, researchers monitored around […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    JERA has reached an agreement with Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (EnBW) to join the development of the Formosa 3 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. JERA now holds 43.75% of the project, with GIG holding 31.25% and EnBW 25%, retaining material stakes and remaining committed to the ongoing development. The […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Japanese utility JERA has agreed to acquire a 24.95% equity interest in the Gunfleet Sands offshore wind farm in the UK from Marubeni Corporation.