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  • 3 October 2012
    Authorities, Technology

    New hydrokinetic energy technologies that generate electricity by harnessing the energy from ocean waves, tides, and river currents are advancing toward commercial development in the United States. They are not expected to add major power supplies anytime soon, but federal regulators this year approved licenses for two hydrokinetic energy projects to produce electricity from wave […]

  • 26 June 2011

    World-leading wind energy company Gamesa will create around 40 high-value jobs by this summer for its planned Offshore Wind Technology Centre in Glasgow. So it confirmed Jorge Calvet, Chairman and CEO of Gamesa to the First Minister following a meeting this week in Edinburgh. The company has confirmed that the Technology Centre will be located […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and… ( electroiq ) [mappress] Source: electroiq , December 26, 2011; Image: scailab

  • 7 June 2016
    R&D, Technology

    HiDef today informed that its bespoke ultra-high resolution digital video aerial technology had been confirmed as the standard bearer for offshore wildlife surveys by academics from the University of Kiel. The study, published in May, has highlighted the effectiveness of HiDef’s technology, with a direct comparison to two still camera platforms. The study reports on the findings […]

  • 27 November 2014

    East Anglian grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE), has awarded funding to Norwich based Norcom Technology. The SCORE programme offers East Anglian SMEs an exciting opportunity to access funds to drive forward innovative products and processes that benefit the region’s offshore renewable sector’s supply chain. The £20,000 grant is to enable […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $10 million to strengthen the support the design, manufacturing, demonstration, and testing of sustainable, environmentally responsible marine and hydrokinetic (MHK), and wave and tidal energy technology. Wave Energy Converter (WEC) The Energy Department will make $6.5 million available to develop a new competition that challenges individuals, universities, […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Authorities, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    On 15 May, the Scottish government approved the variation application submitted by Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited (KOWL) in November 2017 for the floating wind project to be built some 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.

  • 29 May 2012

    The impact of the uncertain global economy and the momentary dip in the Chinese wind power market have been felt even by Finnish wind power industry players. Despite challenging market conditions, Finland-based key component manufacturer The Switch continues to aim towards international success. The company has been able to demonstrate that wind power energy can […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing today welcomed the decision of the UK Technology Strategy Board to headquarter its ‘Catapult’ innovation centre for offshore renewables in Scotland. Mr Ewing said the choice of Glasgow for the headquarters of the new Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult – with the operational centre in Northumberland close to the National Renewable […]

  • 12 April 2011

    One of the world’s largest tidal current power plants is being developed in Korea – the “Seaturtle Tidal Park”. Together with its Korean… (voithhydro) [mappress] Source: voithhydro, April 12, 2011

  • 24 February 2011

    Advanced composites of glass fibre and polyester will be employed by LM Wind Power in the creation of the longest to date wind turbine … (ecocomposites) [mappress] Source: ecocomposites, February 24, 2011

  • 27 December 2011

    Thanet College has been successful in securing a grant from the Skills Funding Agency for £2m towards a new sustainable Centre for Environmental Technologies to be built on the College campus. The new £6.5m centre will be the first of its kind in Kent and will open for business in September 2013. Its development is […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Technip Offshore Wind Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Technip, has reinforced its next generation subsea technology, underpinning its ambitious vision to drive the renewables industry to a new frontier. Technip has harnessed its internationally proven deep-rooted energy sector expertise to breed a new pedigree of cable plough and trencher that feature cutting-edge design and frontline […]

  • 17 April 2013

    Nordic marine energy technology leader Minesto, with a proven technology to cost efficiently produce electricity from low velocity tidal and ocean currents, has been included in the prestigious annual list of the hottest Swedish young technology companies. The list of 33 promising Swedish technology companies, “the 33 list”, is compiled by the two Swedish technology […]

  • 23 July 2013

    The 2013 RGS-IBG/NOC lecture will be given by Dr Russell Wynn, Head of Marine Geoscience at the National Oceanography Centre. Dr Russell Wynn will cover aspects of marine mapping from the deep sea to shallow water, and include geohazards and emerging technologies. The talk will also consider the impact of such mapping on seabirds and […]

  • 21 August 2012

    ROEMHELD, the largest supplier of products for the manufacturing, assembly, clamping and drive technology will be exhibiting at this year’s HusumWindEnergy. The company has already introduced hydraulic or electro-mechanical moving rotor locks with capacities of up to 5,500 kN. They lock reliably and safely rotors of onshore and offshore wind turbines with up to six […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, was joined by the Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment, on February 15th, to announce an important investment to support 23 clean technology projects in communities from coast to coast. Funding for the projects, which totals $61.8 million in areas such as agriculture, transportation, mining […]

  • 8 January 2013

    The global wind energy market is in need of a technology revolution. Publicly traded wind energy firms have drawn the ire of investors around the world as stock prices continued their tumble over the past year, with losses from publicly traded companies between 50 and 70% year-on-year. Profit margins remain under pressure despite a record […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Business prospects in the Energy Sector of Siemens AG have improved. “There are signs of an upturn in sections of the market for infrastructure in the field of energy technology. Our customers are again increasing their investments in new projects and placing orders. The number of invitations to tender, for which we have submitted bids, […]

  • 10 December 2010

    A loanhead firm is at the centre of Scotland’s selection for a major research and development centre for offshore wind turbine technology.   (midlothianadvertiser) [mappress] Source: midlothianadvertiser, December 10, 2010

  • 15 October 2010

    Romax Technology Limited (“Romax)”, the drivetrain and gearbox solutions specialists and Hansen Transmissions International NV (“Hansen”), one of the leading wind turbine gearbox designers and manufacturers, have signed an agreement to combine their expertise to wind turbine manufacturers, primarily focussed on the Chinese and South-Korean markets. Romax and Hansen will work together to deliver to […]

  • 5 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) is pleased to announce we have been selected as a finalist for a 2010 BC Export award in the category of Advancing Technologies. The Advancing Technologies Award recognizes a company that has effectively harnessed the powers of intellectual property and value-added know-how. The BC Export Awards celebrates excellence in British Columbia’s […]

  • 25 February 2015

    The EU must continue to support and develop renewable energy technologies of strategic importance such as ocean energy if it is serious about creating a long-lasting industrial base for the Energy Union, according to Ocean Energy Europe CEO, Rémi Gruet. The Energy Union Package clearly identifies the crucial role of next generation renewable technologies, such […]

  • 6 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Beyond the portals of the European Marine Energy Centre, researchers are seeking to transform this island archipelago into a global hub of… Alan Crawford, Tim Quinson (businessweek) [mappress] Source: businessweek, July 06, 2011;

  • 27 June 2011

      A buzz of excitement permeated the room at the 4th Annual Cleantech Investor Forum on June 22 in Beijing.   By Corey Cooper (china) [mappress] Source: china, June 27, 2011;