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  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) called on businesses to avail of enterprise opportunities in Ireland’s sustainable energy sector with a projected value of €2.5 billion per annum by 2020. This is according to a new report launched by the Authority at an event in Dublin today. The report, Ireland’s Sustainable Energy Supply Chain Opportunity, which […]

  • 21 February 2020
    R&D

    Saipem has applied for permission to carry out surveys at the Atlantic Marine Energy Test Site (AMETS) in Ireland where a floating offshore wind turbine is planned to be installed.

  • 5 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited  has completed its detailed site evaluation and conceptual design study of a proposed 5MW CETO commercial demonstration project in Irish waters. The conceptual design and site project study was 50% funded by the Irish Government’s Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) under the Ocean Energy Prototype Research […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Authorities

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited yesterday welcomed His Excellency Mr. Noel White, Ireland’s Ambassador to Australia, to its Fremantle Wave Energy Research Facility. Carnegie’s Chairman, Grant Mooney, and Project Development Officer, Tim Sawyer, gave His Excellency a tour of the Fremantle facility, including an inspection of the recently deployed commercial CETO unit, and […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Ireland and France have signed an agreement in Paris at the International Energy Agency (IEA) biannual Ministerial Meeting to strengthen their ties and grow cooperation in the field of renewable energy. The agreement follows a successful development of the Ireland France roadmap including the establishment of the Ireland France Sustainable Energy Forum which was agreed by French Prime […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Ltd. (CWE) announces that the Irish Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Mr Phil Hogan T.D., has approved its application for a Foreshore License in respect of site investigation works between Freagh Point and Spanish Point, Co. Clare. This site was originally selected by CWE’s 100% owned […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    A consortium led by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has secured funding from Interreg North West Europe to test Saipem’s floating wind technology offshore Ireland. The Accelerating Market Uptake of Floating Offshore Wind Technology (AFLOWT) project is expected to demonstrate the survivability and cost-competitiveness of floating offshore wind. Under the EUR 31 million project, a floating wind turbine […]

  • 17 April 2015
    R&D, Technology

    A subsea cable laid from the RV Celtic Explorer in Galway Bay this week marks a major milestone in the development of Ireland’s national marine research and development infrastructure. The four kilometre cable, and a frame to which sensors and monitoring equipment will be attached is part of the development of an ocean observatory in […]

  • 11 June 2014

    The European Union’s Ocean Energy Forum announced its Steering Committee members today at its first working meeting in Dublin. The Committees, composed of an all-star cast of European ocean energy actors, commenced work on a comprehensive strategy for the commercialisation of the renewable ocean energy sector. The Steering Committees for each of the Forum’s three […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Technology

    Performance of LEANWIND’s scaled version of a floating wind turbine has been demonstrated in the wave tank of the Lir National Ocean Test Facility.  With more than 50 experts in offshore wind energy from across Europe gathered in Cork at the end of the last month to discuss the findings of the €10 million LEANWIND project, […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The Marine Institute in collaboration with SEAI, the Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre (UCC) and SmartBay Ireland Ltd have been awarded consent from the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government to install a subsea fibre optic cable form the shore in Spiddal Co. Galway to an underwater hub that will link to the existing […]

  • 13 July 2015
    R&D

    An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. has officially opened the UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy, which will provide Ireland with infrastructure for renewable energy and maritime research to power the ‘blue economy’. The 4,700m squared five storey building features wave simulators, test tanks, workshops and offices. Named after the Irish hydrographer and globally adopted Beaufort Wind […]

  • 11 November 2014
    R&D

    Researchers in the UCD School of Mathematical Sciences, in collaboration with Met Éireann, have created a new wind and wave atlas for Ireland for the period 2000-2012. The study was supported by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) through the Renewable Energy Research Development & Demonstration Programme. Ireland is uniquely placed in terms of […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    A new EU-funded initiative is set to give the marine renewable energy sector a boost worth EUR 9 million. The MARINET (‘Marine renewables infrastructure network’) initiative will give companies access to test facilities in specialist marine renewable energy centres across Europe. Led by researchers at the Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre (HMRC) at University College […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Authorities

    Pat Rabbitte, Irish Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources this morning addressed the Irish Wind Energy Asssociation (IWEA) Conference with the following speech:  Thank you for your invitation to deliver the keynote address at today’s Autumn Conference of the Irish Wind Energy Association on the occasion of your organisation being in operation for 20 […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    SeaRoc Group is working on delivering detailed Geographic Information System (GIS) seabed analysis for Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm, after being appointed for the job by E.ON. Provision of data analysis services commenced at the beginning of January 2018 and will last for eight weeks.

  • 1 November 2013
    R&D

    Offshore wind plans for Estonia were discussed at the country’s first offshore wind conference held on the 29th and 30th of October, 2013 in Hiiumaa. Wind energy producers are looking at offshore wind possibilities in the Baltic Sea off Hiiumaa and Pärnumaa, according to Estonian Public Broadcasting news site. Environmental and other studies are not […]

  • 22 January 2019
    R&D, Technology

    Rocks in the seabed off the UK coast could provide long-term storage locations for renewable energy production, according to the new research by the Universities of Edinburgh and Strathclyde. Engineers and geoscientists from the Universities of Edinburgh and Strathclyde used mathematical models to assess the potential of the process, called compressed air energy storage (CAES). […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Merseyside marine firm SeaKing Electrical is spearheading an international export drive after signing a strategic partnership with a Spanish shipyard. The Birkenhead business, which has an £11million turnover, is globally renowned for its marine electrical engineering services. SeaKing Electrical managing director Dave Gillam said the firm has witnessed strong overseas growth in the last 12 […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Merseyside industrial engineering firm SeaKing Electrical has undergone a major investment in staff training in a bid to drive growth in the marine, offshore and windfarm sectors. The Birkenhead-based company has invested heavily across a number of areas including offshore survival training and working at heights. Staff have undergone rigorous courses at the Offshore Survival […]

  • 17 January 2012

    As well as being a renewable energy success , SeaGen, the world’s first commercial tidal current energy turbine is also an environmental success. The tidal turbine, designed and deployed by Marine Current Turbines Ltd (MCT) and located in Northern Ireland’s Strangford Lough has had no major impact on the Lough’s marine life. This is the […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    DONG Energy has invited tenders for subsea structural inspections on its offshore wind farms in Germany and Denmark. Inspection work is required for three DONG’s wind farms: Borkum and Gode Wind in the German part of the North Sea and Anholt in the Kattegat, between Djursland the island of Anholt in Denmark. Therefore, the tender is divided into two […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    SCHOTTEL has founded a new subsidiary – SCHOTTEL HYDRO GmbH. The new company will incorporate SCHOTTEL’s hydrokinetic energy business. SCHOTTEL HYDRO comprises activities in three segments: hydrokinetic turbines, semi-submerged platforms and components, such as turbine hubs and drives. SCHOTTEL HYDRO is located in Spay, Germany, while around 100 SCHOTTEL sales and service locations ensure customer […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Modus Seabed Intervention has been contracted by DONG Energy to conduct pre-installation works on the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The workscope has been divided into two packages – an initial investigation survey of known ferromagnetic unexploded ordnance (UXO) targets to identify any explosive ordnance within the site, followed by an Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) […]

  • 24 November 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Tests on the 1:5 scaled NEMOS prototype running from July through October in Danish Limfjord have been completed. The company implemented the complex control strategies, the automatisation of the hole systems as well  as all components proved to be reliable. During the testing, funded by Danish Nissum Bredning, the prototype has verified the PTO efficiency of […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    TenneT has awarded the Oldenburg-based LMR Drilling GmbH with a contract to carry out the horizontal directional drilling (HDD) sea defense work for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) offshore grid.