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  • 19 August 2015

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has awarded ORPC Ireland, Ltd. funding to conduct a feasibility assessment to identify tidal energy opportunities suitable for development in the coastal waters of County Donegal, Ireland. Through its Ocean Energy Prototype Development Fund, SEAI seeks to stimulate the development and deployment of ocean energy devices and systems. […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) today released the results of a comprehensive study of Ireland’s electricity system throughout the whole of 2012. The study shows that renewable electricity resulted in greatly reduced use of gas, coal and peat, saving Ireland €245 million in fossil fuels and reducing CO2 emissions by 1.9 million tonnes. […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has launched a tender seeking environmental surveying services required for the development of a floating offshore wind turbine at the Atlantic Marine Energy Test Site (AMETS). SEAI is inviting proposals from individuals or organizations for the provision of marine ecology services at AMETS for the purposes of the installation and operation of […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Environment

     Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is looking for a Project Management , Engineering and Specialist Advisory services provider for its Atlantic Marine Energy Test Site (AMETS). Namely, SEAI plans to develop a test site, located off Annagh Head, which would be focused on wave energy. The lease application for this project was submitted in […]

  • 3 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    ESB’s ocean energy project, Westwave, has been awarded a grant of €238,000 by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). The grant is awarded under SEAI’s Ocean Energy Prototype Research and Development Programme which focuses on the development and deployment of ocean energy devices and systems, with an emphasis on industry-led projects. The grant is […]

  • 19 May 2015

    Renewable energy use in Ireland increased by 10% in 2014, while consumption of fossil fuels fell 1.2%. That is according to provisional energy data for 2014 published by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) yesterday. The data also shows that primary energy use fell as the economy grew, continuing the process of decoupling, meaning […]

  • 11 August 2015
    R&D

    Through the combined effort of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), the Marine Institute and Commissioners of Irish Lights, the final piece of equipment has been deployed to give researchers and ocean energy developers unique insight into the Galway bay marine environment. The Galway Bay underwater ocean observatory will enable the use of cameras, […]

  • 13 November 2015

    The carbon content of electricity generation in Ireland fell to a record low last year, half the level it was in 1990, according to figures published by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). Renewable electricity helped Ireland avoid 2.6 million tonnes of CO2 emissions in 2014, and is now one of the single biggest […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced that it has formally applied for a Foreshore Licence to continue investigations for a proposed 5MW CETO commercial demonstration project offshore from County Clare, Ireland Carnegie, through its Irish subsidiary CETO Wave Energy Ireland (CWE Ireland), recently completed a detailed site evaluation and conceptual design study. The […]

  • 17 October 2012

    The 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) has opened today at the Convention Centre Dublin. The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), in association with the European Ocean Energy Association have organised this event. Around 900 international experts and world-leading companies in ocean energy from Australia, Europe and the United States have gathered in […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Wavebob, an Ireland-based wave energy developer, will hold board meetings for shareholders and investors in order to put the company into liquidation process, according to The Irish Times. The company was hoping to get EUR 10 million in new investment to bridge the finance gap until it could raise funds from investors in the middle […]

  • 12 November 2015

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Apple to promote the development of ocean energy in Ireland. Apple has committed a €1 million fund that will help developers who receive an SEAI grant to test their ocean energy prototypes in the Galway Bay Ocean Energy Test Site. Minister for […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Since last year, Irish energy research projects have successfully secured €18m in EU funds for Ireland.  That is according to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), which today launched a joint publication with Enterprise Ireland entitled “Building on Ireland’s Energy Research Performance”.  The report showcases academic and industry exemplars leading and participating in EU […]

  • 27 October 2011
    Environment

      IBM and The Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland (SEAI) are working together to understand and minimize the environmental impact of converting wave energy into electricity. This project, the first to use real-time streaming analytics for monitoring underwater noise generated by wave energy conversion devices, represents a significant step toward the ability to successfully and sustainably […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland has  announced funding of €1.3m for environmental and feasibility studies at ESB’s Westwave project which aims to deploy five wave energy devices off the coast of County Clare by 2018. SEAI has been working closely with ESB for the past three years on the ESB Westwave project which represents […]

  • 14 February 2014

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland plans to develop a National Wave energy Test Site, which is proposed to be located off Annagh Head, west of Belmullet in County Mayo. The Purpose ofthe wave energy test site iat belmullet is to provide a location for the temporary mooring and deployment of wave energy machines so […]

  • 14 July 2015
    R&D

    SmartBay Ltd has published a video to provide a snap shot of the installation of a subsea power and data cable at the Galway Bay Cabled Ocean Energy Testbed & Observatory. Featuring interviews with representatives from marine science organisations, the video highlights the significance of the SFI funded cable to Ireland’s marine infrastructure. The Marine Institute […]

  • 8 September 2011
    R&D

      Development of Shipping and Ports Facilities will play significant role in supporting growth of ocean energy industry The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) in conjunction with the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) have published the first report on the future shipping and ports requirements for the Irish marine renewable energy industry. The study […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Authorities

    Irish Minister of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte TD has made an announcement today at the International Conference on Ocean Energy regarding the wave energy development in Ireland, writes Mayo Today. Namely, he said that the licence for a full scale wave test site offshore Belmulelt will be awarded soon. ESBI and Sustainable […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    Ireland can tackle its heavy reliance on imported fossil fuels by developing own indigenous and renewable energy resources, according to Dr. Eimear Cotter, Head of Low Carbon Technologies at Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI).  According to the “Energy Security in Ireland” report published by SEAI, Ireland imported 85% of its energy in 2014, at a cost of […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has awarded two contracts for environmental surveying services required for the development of a floating offshore wind turbine at the Atlantic Marine Energy Test Site (AMETS).

  • 26 December 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has awarded Trinity College Dublin with a EUR 348,950 grant for research on interactions between offshore wind turbine foundations and soils. David Igoe, an assistant professor in the School of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, will lead the project exploring the dynamic interactions between the foundations and soils for […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    University College Cork has announced a EUR 10.5 million in the second phase of EU funding for the transnational MaRINET2 initiative. The project, co-ordinated by MaREI, the Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy, at University College Cork, aims to help the industry accelerate the development of offshore renewable energy technologies and infrastructure by opening up […]

  • 24 July 2015
    R&D

    Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth- Review of Progress 2014 report has been published at SeaFest 2015. The report provides an update on key activities undertaken to the end of 2014 and focus for 2015. It sets out the work done in 2014 to implement the actions outlined in the Integrated Marine Plan. The Integrated Marine Plan identified […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    The Sustainable Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has appointed EcoEireann to carry out bird surveying services at the Atlantic Marine Energy Test Site (AMETS). Under the two-year contract, EcoEireann will provide a desk-based analysis review of all available data for the AMETS project, validating the existing data, and the use of survey techniques to collect new data. […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Irish Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Alex White T.D. announced Government funding of €3.5 million to three Irish marine energy firms for the development and testing of new ocean energy technologies. The announcement, made at the annual Ocean Energy Europe conference taking place in Dublin today, will see the three companies – Ocean Energy, […]