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  • 3 June 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    The Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) has been commissioned by the Nova Scotia Department of Energy to execute a two stage Request for Proposals (RFP) process that will lead to retaining the services of a project team to undertake an in-stream energy resource characterization study for a prescribed area in the Bay of Fundy. Expressions […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    Swedish utility company Vattenfall has announced the first successful projects for its EUR 3 million research programme aimed at examining the environmental and socio-economic impacts of offshore wind farms.

  • 15 July 2014

    SgurrEnergy has commenced a research project with the University of Edinburgh and ScottishPower Renewables to establish ways to reduce uncertainties for wave and tidal projects. The three-year project will provide solutions to some of the current issues in order to meet the needs of the growing wave and tidal industry and help to unlock the […]

  • 21 June 2013
    R&D, Training & Education

    A 3-year PhD research project running until September 2015 is looking for participants to explore local views on the future of energy on Guernsey and the role of macro offshore renewable energy. The research, carried out by Bouke Wiersma of the University of Exeter, will focus on perceptions and views on offshore renewable energy such […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The State of Massachusetts has set aside USD 700,000 to advance three studies relating to offshore wind development. The funds will be allocated to nine academic and research institutions across Massachusetts and it will support offshore wind research projects to identify industry workforce training and safety requirements; establish a multi-university partnership focused on innovation and driving down costs; and develop […]

  • 16 December 2019

    Saitec Offshore is taking part in the EU-funded ArcWind project focused on boosting floating offshore wind energy in the Atlantic Region. The Adaptation and Implementation of Floating Wind Energy Conversion Technology for the Atlantic Region (ArcWind) project aims to drive the floating wind energy forward to become a major contributor of green energy in the […]

  • 3 December 2013
    R&D, Technology

    SgurrEnergy has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with North China Electric Power University (NCEPU) in Beijing yesterday as part of a research collaboration into wind turbine power characteristics and design improvement. This collaboration marks the first research project by a notable Chinese university using scanning lidar technology to assess wind turbine design and performance […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has announced a GBP 920,000 programme to advance offshore wind research in Scotland, based around its Levenmouth Demonstration Turbine.

  • 11 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    On December 22, scientific research vessel “Huajiachi”, the first Chinese floating marine test platform was delivered after acceptance check. A variety of ocean engineering research work can be done on the platform, including the determination of storm flow, installation and testing of subsea production systems, installation and testing of subsea pipelines and risers, wind and […]

  • 28 August 2013

    DWD (German Weather Service) has commissioned GL Garrad Hassan to be responsible for an extensive sub-project within the scope of the “FINO Wind” research project. This involves taking an inventory of the metadata, utilisation and collection of LiDAR wind measurement data for the correction of mast effects, as well as the uncertainty estimation and assessment […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Funding of more than £1 million has been awarded to a Scottish-based project that will help to determine the limits to tidal and wave energy extraction before potential environmental and ecological impacts occur. The three year EcoWatt2050 project, is coordinated by the Marine Alliance for Science and Technology for Scotland (MASTS) and funded by the […]

  • 1 April 2013

    The Lake Michigan Offshore Wind Assessment Project is running low on cash, reports MiBiz. The research buoy was deployed in the middle of the lake in the previous season 2011/2012 where it collected a ”truck load“ of data which is being processed. The researchers are planning to deploy the buoy 10 miles offshore in Lake […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Environment, R&D

    OERA (Offshore Energy Research Association) is inviting applications from community based or not-for-profit organizations in the Cape Breton region ( Nova Scotia, Canada) to participate in an OERA established Participation Support Fund. The purpose of the Participation Support Fund is to provide modest one time grants to local organizations or community groups to undertake small […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The European Commission’s research and innovation programme Horizon 2020 has granted EUR 17 million in funding for the Clean Energy From Ocean Waves (CEFOW) research project that is coordinated by Fortum. The mission of the five-year project is to research and develop the use of the Penguin wave energy converter, developed by the Finnish company Wello, in electricity grid connected […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Environment

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated USD 6.2 million for nine projects expected to reduce environmental compliance costs and environmental impacts of offshore and onshore wind energy. The early-stage research projects, funded by the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office, are expected to total USD 9.5 million […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

      OERA (Offshore Energy Research Association) is inviting applications from community based or not-for-profit organizations in the Bay of Fundy region to participate in an OERA established Participation Support Fund. The purpose of the Participation Support Fund is to provide modest one time grants to local organizations or community groups to undertake small research initiatives […]

  • 26 September 2012

    Myton Law is supporting a University of Hull research project, which is set to clarify current legislation governing the multiple uses of the UK’s coastal waters. The aim of the research is to provide a clearer legal framework for managing possible conflicts arising out of the development and operation of offshore energy installations, such as […]

  • 21 May 2013

    The Carbon Trust today unveiled their latest research project designed to help cut the cost of offshore wind power by increasing the energy yields from Round 3 wind farms that will be located up to 290km from the UK coast.  The new £2m wake effects measurement project will provide detailed measurement data to the wind […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Environment, R&D

    With just under EUR 700,000, Lower Saxony is supporting a pilot project for the settlement of the European lobsters at the offshore wind farm “Riffgat”. Researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, have started to rear 3,000 lobsters, which they will release back into the water in 2014. They […]

  • 1 December 2010

    This morning, on the premises of the ‘AG Haven Oostende’ on Esplanadestraat in Ostend, a cooperative agreement is being signed by the University of Ghent and six Flemish enterprises, signalling the start of the FlanSea project – a so-called “blue energy” project that, in the future, is meant to ensure the sustainable and reliable production […]

  • 30 December 2011
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) will sponsor the new research project, GW Wakes, on offshore wind energy at the University of Oldenburg, with 3.8 million euros over the next three years. The aim is to study the wind currents and wakes in large offshore wind farms with hundreds of […]

  • 17 December 2010

    A senior lecturer from Aberdeen University’s School of Engineering has been awarded funding of £718,000 from the European Research Council… (theengineer) [mappress] Source: theengineer, December 17, 2010

  • 27 October 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The Department of Energy (DOE), Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), and the Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today announced eight joint research awards totaling nearly $5 million to support the responsible siting and permitting of offshore wind energy facilities and ocean energy generated from waves, tides, currents […]

  • 17 August 2012

    ABS, one of the world’s leading classification societies, has signed a letter of intent for cooperative research and development projects with the South China University of Technology (SCUT) through the ABS China Offshore Technology Center (COTC) in Shanghai. ABS Vice President of Offshore Technology Bret Montaruli and Vice President of SCUT Zhu Min, recently signed […]

  • 21 April 2011

    A RESEARCH project has been launched to ensure that dolphins are not harmed by marine energy developments in Scottish waters.   By John Ross (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, April 21, 2011;

  • 13 September 2013

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced that it has partnered with the Marine Renewable Energy Ireland Centre on a collaborative research project that has been funded in conjunction with Beaufort Research University College Cork. Carnegie will be collaborating with the Marine Renewable Energy Ireland Centre in a targeted research project to develop tools […]