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  • 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 […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Nautricity Ltd. and Fundy Tidal Inc. have signed an MoU to develop a 500kW tidal project in Nova Scotia, Canada’s Petit Passage. Nautricity is completing system testing of its CoRMaT and Hydro-buoy technologies at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) off the Orkney Islands in Scotland. The project at Petit Passage provides flows similar to those […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Authorities

    The province of Nova Scotia is asking Nova Scotians for their thoughts on a discussion paper about the approval process for larger-scale tidal devices. This fulfills another commitment of the province’s Marine Renewable Energy Strategy. “The Marine Renewable Energy Strategy outlines how we plan to work together for research, development and regulation to guide tidal […]

  • 11 February 2011
    Technology

    Nova Scotia’s bid to become a North American leader in the development, supply and support of tidal energy projects took another step forward today with the announcement that an international consortium will test one of the world’s largest tidal turbines in the Bay of Fundy’s aggressive marine environment. Atlantis Resources Corporation, a world-leading tidal technology […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Irish-based DP Energy has signed an agreement with the government of Canada’s province of Nova Scotia to join the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) and install a 4.5-megawatt in-stream tidal energy project at the FORCE test site in Parrsboro. DP Energy, the fifth developer to join the FORCE, has plans to install three 1.5-megawatt turbines […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Atlantis Resources Limited’s Canadian subsidiary has been awarded a Feed-in Tariff (FiT) for up to 4.5 megawatts of tidal generation to be deployed at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) in Nova Scotia, Canada. The Developmental Feed-In-Tariff award of C$530 (£292) per megawatt hour (MWh) provides revenue support for Atlantis to deploy and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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: […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Tidal technology group, OpenHydro, a DCNS company, and its Canadian partner Emera Inc. have formally launched a new joint venture business, called Cape Sharp Tidal. The announcement was made at the fifth International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE), which is taking place 4-6th November in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The objective of Cape Sharp Tidal is […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Nova Scotia’s recent tender for a berth at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) has attracted three qualified bidders, and two tidal turbine developers will win the chance to demonstrate their technology in the Minas Passage in the Bay of Fundy, home to the world’s highest tides. The province expects to announce the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 May 2012
    Authorities

    Nova Scotia has taken another step towards turning its abundant ocean energy resources into an affordable supply of clean, renewable electricity. The province released a plan today, May 14, that outlines how it will use local expertise and knowledge to develop the emerging energy sector. The Marine Renewable Energy Strategy contains broad policy, economic and […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fundy Tidal Inc. announced yesterday that it is set to attract local investment for community projects, as it has successfully completed its Community Economic Development Investment Fund (CEDIF) Offering. “In so doing the company is confirmed as an eligible proponent under the Province of Nova Scotia’s Community Feed-In Tariff (COMFIT) program by establishing itself as […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    A study into the location and development of a proposed tidal power servicing centre in the port of Digby will proceed with assistance from the Government of Canada. The announcement was made today by Greg Kerr, MP for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia Government has granted four awards that will help tidal energy developers deploy the first turbine arrays in the Bay of Fundy. In October, developers at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) applied to the Department of Energy to receive a developmental feed-in tariff, an established price per kilowatt hour. The Utility and […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Authorities

    The Chronicle Herald says that the Nova Scotia Energy Department asked the provincial Utility and Review Board to begin with the process of setting a price for electricity from test turbines in the Bay of Fundy, which are scheduled to be connected to the power grid next year. This move will help the government’s plans […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Technology

    Tidal technology company, OpenHydro, has been selected by the Nova Scotia Department of Energy in Canada for a tidal energy demonstration project at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) test site. OpenHydro was selected as part of a competitive process undertaken by the Department in its drive to progress the development of a […]

  • 17 October 2012
    R&D, Technology

    A research on an idea to develop a hybrid vessel for Digby County, partially powered by the tides, is under its way with a tidal energy developer from Nova Scotia Fundy Tidal Inc. leading the project. Greg Trowse, the company’s chief technology officer, confirmed this to The Chronicle Herald: “The evaluation is in the early […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Nova Scotia has launched two new international research grants to further advance its position in the tidal industry. The two projects, worth $1.43 million, will help governments, industry and researchers better understand the effect tidal technology has on the marine environment, and the impact of the marine environment on that technology. This is the first announcement under […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Nova Scotia Government is exploring adding another berth at the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE). Energy Minister Andrew Younger made the announcement yesterday, Nov. 4, at the International Conference on Ocean Energy in Halifax. The province is in discussions with Ireland-based renewable energy development company DP Energy about installing a 4.5-megawatt tidal stream […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Tribute Resources Inc., Fundy Tidal Inc., and Tocardo International BV have defined terms for a strategic partnership to develop 3 MW of tidal power at three locations in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada. The partnership outlines terms for the proposed participation by TRB and Tocardo of a strategic interest in Fundy Tidal as […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Nova Scotia and the United Kingdom will work together to advance tidal research to help the future development of the industry.   A memorandum of understanding between the province, the Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia and the United Kingdom’s Technology Strategy Board will encourage joint research in order to improve the technology required […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    Canadian provinces Nova Scotia and British Columbia have signed a memorandum of understanding, which outlines key priorities, including partnering on research and technology development, and sharing information and best practices in regulation and permitting in marine renewable energy sector. “To advance Canada’s position as a leader in marine renewable energy, we need a co-ordinated approach — one that unites […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The governments of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador and NSP Maritime Link Inc., a subsidiary of Emera, participated in a ground-breaking ceremony at the Bottom Brook construction site in Newfoundland and Labrador to recognize the start of construction of the Maritime Link Project. Nova Scotia Energy Minister, Andrew Younger, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Minister of […]

  • 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 […]