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  • 10 July 2015

    THETIS MRE has become a partner of Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) in the United States. The 10th Annual Ocean Renewable Energy Conference hosted by Oregon Wave Energy Trust takes place July 14-17, 2015, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. The OWET conference will be co-located this year with HydroVision International, the largest […]

  • 18 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon Wave Energy Trust announced this week that it will provide matching grants to companies who receive funding from the U.S… By Christina Williams (sustainablebusinessoregon) [mappress] Source: sustainablebusinessoregon, May 18, 2011;

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new report released by Cascade Policy Institute concludes that the public-private partnership Oregon Wave Energy Trust has failed to achieve a return on public investment. The Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) is a nonprofit, public-private partnership established by the Oregon State Legislature that works to “responsibly develop ocean energy by connecting stakeholders, supporting research […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Authorities

    Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) releases a request for proposals for round two of its Industry Commercialization Grant Program. The Industry Commercialization Grant Program seeks to accelerate the commercialization of ocean energy technologies developed by businesses that perform their work in Oregon. The program focuses on assisting a company to advance its Technology Readiness Level (TRL) according […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    THE European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Scotland’s world-leading marine and tidal energy development facility, today (Wednesday, May 23) announces a major collaboration with Oregon Wave Energy Trust and its partner, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Centre (NNMREC). EMEC will deliver advice and support on the design, set up and operation for the NNMREC Pacific Marine […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Technology

    In October 2012, Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) released the results of a survey conducted by DHM Research, which showed strong support of ocean energy, with 78 percent of those surveyed in favor of its development. Nine out of ten of the survey participants cited wave energy being a new source of renewable energy as […]

  • 3 August 2011
    Business & Finance, R&D

      Aquamarine Power USA has been awarded a $100,000 matching grant by the Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) to gather data on the wave energy potential of the sea along Oregon’s coast. The grant is for Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) installation. The ADCPs will measure the wave energy resource at a number of points […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Technology

    Last September, in the framework of the IX Renewable Energy Conference, held in Portland (Oregon), Ocean Electric introduced its technology and current project in front of an attentive and professional audience. The conference, annually organized by the Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET), is focused on the renewable industry technological developments year after year. This edition […]

  • 2 August 2013

    Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) has announced the program for the eighth annual Ocean Renewable Energy Conference presented by the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC). “Community and Industry: Collaboration, Innovation and Opportunity” is the theme of the event that takes place September 25-26, 2013 at the Liberty Theater in Astoria, Oregon. Over the […]

  • 15 January 2013
    R&D

    The Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center, or NNMREC, which is based at Oregon State University, has chosen Newport, Ore., as the future site of the first utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test site in the United States – the Pacific Marine Energy Center. The Pacific Marine Energy Center, or PMEC, will test energy generation potential […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Technology

    After a multi-day installation operation, Northwest Energy Innovations (NWEI), a Portland-based company, has successfully installed a wave energy device off the coast of Newport, Oregon. The device, known as Wave Energy Technology-New Zealand (WET-NZ), is now deployed at the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center’s (NNMREC) open ocean test facility. “This is a huge milestone […]

  • 2 October 2012
    R&D

    Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET), a nonprofit public-private partnership dedicated to promoting the responsible development of ocean energy in Oregon, has released the results of a survey conducted by DHM Research that assessed Oregon coastal residents’ perceptions of ocean wave energy. The study showed strong support of ocean energy, with 78 percent of those surveyed […]

  • 20 September 2012

    The communities of Newport and Reedsport, Oregon, have been chosen as the two finalists for the possible location of the Pacific Marine Energy Center (PMEC), a planned $25 million, “grid-connected” wave energy testing facility in the Pacific Northwest. Officials at the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center, or NNMREC, at Oregon State University said these […]

  • 8 April 2013

    HydroVision International 2013 – the world’s largest conference and exhibition devoted to the hydroelectric power industry – will feature an entire seven-session panel presentation track covering the ocean/tidal/stream power market. This year’s Ocean/Tidal/Stream track is designed to provide a wealth of educational content to registrants, including the mechanics, current development and challenges in the fields […]

  • 11 June 2013

    The future of clean, renewable ocean wave energy will be discussed in depth at the Ocean Renewable Energy Conference, held in Astoria, Oregon this year. This is the eighth annual ocean energy conference presented by the Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET), which has been held in Coos Bay, Seaside and Portland, Oregon in previous years. […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Authorities

    The State of Oregon has adopted a new Territorial Sea Plan (Part 5) that includes policies and maps governing how and under what conditions ocean renewable energy will be allowed to develop in state waters. On Thursday, January 24th, after a full day of comments and discussion, the Land Conservation and Development Commission voted to […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Three public forums will be held in August on the Oregon coast to discuss four possible locations for a “grid connected” wave energy testing facility, the final phase of the wave energy testing program being developed by the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center, or NNMREC, at Oregon State University. Completion of this Pacific Marine […]

  • 22 August 2012

    One of the first public wave energy testing systems in the United States began operation this week off the Oregon coast near Newport, and will allow private industry or academic researchers to test new technology that may help advance this promising form of sustainable energy. The Ocean Sentinel is a $1.5 million device developed by […]

  • 24 December 2012

    Demand for access to wave and tidal test sites at the European Marine Energy Centre has never been higher as the pioneering Orkney based facility gears up for its tenth anniversary year. All 14 of EMEC’s test berths – at its Billia Croo and Fall of Warness wave and tidal sites – are now contracted […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 October 2011

    Oregon environmental regulators today proposed approving a New Jersey company’s plan to put 10 wave energy buoys off the central Oregon…   By Scott Learn (oregonlive) [mappress] Source: oregonlive, October 13, 2011

  • 7 July 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The US state of Oregon’s gross domestic product (GDP) could increase by USD 9.9 billion through a cumulative installation of 5,500 megawatts (MW) of floating wind capacity between 2020 and 2050, according to a report by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) commissioned NREL to analyze two hypothetical, large-scale deployment […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Principle Power has withdrawn its lease request for a site approximately 25 kilometres west of Oregon’s Port of Coos Bay, where the company had planned to set up its WindFloat Pacific Demonstration Project. The project was proposed by Principle Power in May 2013 and the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) gave its approval in early 2014. […]

  • 27 September 2012

    As OPB reports, the first large scale wave energy research site could find its place in Oregon. Namely, the Department of Energy has granted USD 4 million for the project development. Belinda Batten, who directs the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center at Oregon State University, said the project will help make the wave energy […]