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  • 21 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has departed from the Port of Halifax, Canada, with the first batch of turbine components for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project. Photos available on social media show the vessel carrying the monopile foundation components destined for the 12 MW project. Vole au vent started […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine components and foundations for the 12 MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project have arrived in the Port of Halifax in Nova Scotia, Canada. Last week, the Bigroll Beaufort cargo vessel picked up the monopile foundations in Rostock, Germany, and the wind turbine components in Esbjerg, Denmark. The 12 MW pilot project will […]

  • 18 April 2011

    The tidal turbines are coming and Digby wants to be at the centre of the action. The town has launched a campaign to position itself as a service centre for the tidal energy industry that is beginning to evolve in parts of the Bay of Fundy. “We are the largest port on the Nova Scotia […]

  • 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, […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Subsea 7 has completed a cable pull-in at Camp Pendelton in Virginia, US, for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. The 12 MW CVOW demonstration project is being jointly developed by Dominion Energy and Ørsted. Subsea 7 won the contract for the supply and installation of inter-array cables at the wind farm in 2018 through Seaway […]

  • 18 September 2015

    Cape Sharp Tidal will hold four open house meetings over the next few weeks, in preparation for its upcoming turbine deployment. Cape Sharp Tidal, a joint venture between Emera and OpenHydro, plans to install two 2 MW tidal turbines at the FORCE test site and connect them to Nova Scotia’s grid. Those who will be attending the meetings will get […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has deployed its offshore jack-up installation vessel Vole au vent to install the wind turbines on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project offshore Virginia, US. The AIS data shows that Vole au vent is currently en route from the UK to Halifax, Canada. The wind farm’s turbine components and the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Environment, R&D

    While speaking at an energy forum held on Thursday in Halifax, John Ferland, ORPC’s (Ocean Renewable Power Company) director of project development said that the tidal power industry in Maine and Nova Scotia should have a mutual approach to help the industry’s development, the Herald Business informs. During an international panel on tidal energy development, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 April 2014

    The International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) is the world’s largest and most significant event focused on the industrial development of marine renewable energy. It attracts between 700-900 participants representing utilities, project developers, device suppliers, supply chain companies, finance, government, and researchers from nearly 40 countries. ICOE 2014 will be taking place in Halifax, Nova […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Waterford Energy Services Inc., based in St. John in Newfoundland and Labrador is about to enter the offshore energy sector in Nova Scotia, Canada.  Along with the opportunities of the Maritime Link subsea power transmission cable and oil and gas, the company has its eye on the tidal energy industry in Bay of Fundy. “There are many similarities between […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A consortium led by Dominion Energy is developing a Jones Act compliant installation vessel for the U.S. offshore wind sector. Funded by the consortium, the vessel is set to enter service in 2023 and operate on offshore wind projects located off the East Coast. According to the company, it will be equipped to handle all […]

  • 19 November 2014

    The International Conference on Ocean Energy was held in Halifax, Nova Scotia from 4-6 November, 2014. Over 600 hundred participants from 28 countries, representing industry, governments, and academia participated in the presentations, poster sessions, exhibition, and networking events. Kendra Ryan, student at UMass IGERT Offshore Wind Energy Program, participated in the session on Impact of […]

  • 13 November 2014

    The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, has just announced he will deliver a keynote session on tidal marine energy strategy and high-level support for industry developments at the upcoming 8th International Tidal Energy Summit (ITES) in London on 25th November. Tidal represents a key part of the UK’s energy strategy […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The first five of total 15 tower sections arrived Wednesday at the Port of Providence, where Deepwater Wind and General Electric (GE) are setting up a new temporary facility for the assembly of turbine components for the Block Island Wind Farm.  GE recently acquired Alstom’s offshore wind unit and is thus in charge of supplying the Haliade 6MW […]

  • 28 June 2011

      The province is inviting experts from around the world to work together to accelerate the emerging tidal energy industry and discuss growing opportunities for Nova Scotia businesses. Representatives from Canada, U.S.A., U.K. and Korea will be in Halifax to discuss technology in the Bay of Fundy and help commercial development on a global scale, […]

  • 3 November 2014

    The ocean energy pioneers of tomorrow have been offered the chance to compete for a week of free testing – worth £38,000 ($61,000) – at FloWave, the world’s most sophisticated ocean energy simulator. The FloWave Prize – or ‘FPrize’ – is aimed at young researchers studying for PHDs and beyond, who must put forward their […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal energy company OpenHydro, a DCNS company, marks a major milestone this week as it celebrates a decade in business while preparing to deliver two of the world’s first grid connected tidal arrays in France and Canada later this year. In the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, OpenHydro is working with Emera to deploy and […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Environment, Grid Connection

    After months of planning, mobilization and trials, the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) has successfully installed a data cable designed to connect to a recoverable underwater research platform – the first subsea cable ever installed in the Minas Passage. “Today proves that we can be successful in the world’s highest tides,” said Tony […]

  • 30 June 2011

    Nova Scotia is trying to position itself as a leader in tidal energy. The province is inviting experts from all over to attend a meeting to boost the industry and encourage opportuinites in Nova Scotia. “Nova Scotia has many strong assets in the tidal energy industry: the powerful Fundy tides; the Fundy Ocean Resource Centre […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The turbine components for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project have begun their journey from Denmark to North America. The components for the two 6 MW Siemens Gamesa turbines were loaded in Esbjerg, before the vessel embarked in mid-April on the approximately two-week transatlantic journey to Halifax in Nova Scotia, Canada. Installation of the […]

  • 17 April 2014

    SMRU Marine, along with Fugro EMU, the National Physics Laboratory (NPL) and the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), formed the team which were commissioned to conduct a comprehensive post consent monitoring review of 19 offshore wind farms. The review was commissioned and published by Cefas (the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture) and the Marine […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Atlantis Resources Ltd has signed a 10-year (extendable) seabed Sublease with the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy in Nova Scotia, Canada (FORCE). The Sublease provides Atlantis a berth for tidal turbine deployment in the Bay of Fundy, within the demised area of seabed allocated to FORCE under its Head Lease Agreement with Her Majesty the […]