Search results for: 2014 JRC Ocean Energy Status Report

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  • 1 April 2015
    Authorities & Government, Technology

    It is estimated that between 30.000 and 90.000 TW/h year of power are extractable without having negative impacts on the thermal characteristics of the oceans, according to 2014 JRC Ocean Energy Report. Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) captures the temperature difference between cooler deep and warmer shallow ocean water to produce electricity. There are three […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Current development of wave energy technologies has been slower in comparison to tidal energy converters, 2014 JRC Ocean Energy Status Report states. The report uses the EMEC classification by which the devices are classified by their operating principle. The location at which device is designed to operate plays a role on how a WEC (wave […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    A variety of designs have been developed in order to harness the kinetic energy available in tidal streams. A report issued by EU’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) offers a classification of tidal energy converters (TECs). According to the 2014 JRC Ocean Energy Status Report, horizontal-axis turbines represent the most common type of tidal device with accounting […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission has published its report on European marine energy technology and innovation. Drawing on initiatives of key actors from industry and academia, the report portrays the development of the sector through collaborative networks and knowledge exchanges, while identifying public and private funds’ contribution to the progress of […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Within the European Union, 71MW of tidal stream and 37MW of wave energy capacity could be commissioned in 2020, according to the JRC Ocean Energy Status Report 2016.

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities & Government

    New technologies in the last decade have shown slow but steady progress of ocean and sea energy power. About 30 tidal and 45 wave energy companies are currently at an advanced stage of technological development worldwide, many of them nearing pre-commercial array demonstration and others deploying full-scale prototypes in real-sea environment, according to a new […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities & Government

    New technologies in the last decade have shown slow but steady progress of ocean and sea energy power. About 30 tidal and 45 wave energy companies are currently at an advanced stage of technological development worldwide, many of them nearing pre-commercial array demonstration and others deploying full-scale prototypes in real-sea environment, according to a new […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Research & Development

    Since 2006, Vattenfall AB R&D Projects has been investigating the potential for ocean energy to offer a major new renewable energy source. In 2009 Vattenfall established a formal ocean energy programme.  Now – six years later – a first annual report has been created for the Ocean Energy Development Programme (OEDP). The report describes 2011’s achievements […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Research & Development

    Since 2006, Vattenfall AB R&D Projects has been investigating the potential for ocean energy to offer a major new renewable energy source. In 2009 Vattenfall established a formal ocean energy programme.  Now – six years later – a first annual report has been created for the Ocean Energy Development Programme (OEDP). The report describes 2011’s achievements […]

  • 29 July 2015

    EU’s grid connected cumulative capacity in 2014 reached 129 GW, meeting 8% of European electricity demand, equivalent to the combined annual consumption of Belgium, the Netherlands, Greece and Ireland. According to a JRC report, the impressive growth of the industry will allow at least 12% electricity share by 2020, a significant contribution to the goal […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Drilling contractor Diamond Offshore has decided to cold stack one semi-submersible drilling rig and one jack-up rig, and scrap two semi-subs.  The company said on Monday in its 2Q 2016 report it decided to cold stack the semi-sub Ocean Endeavor and jack-up rig Ocean Scepter. The Ocean Endeavor, built in 2007, is located in Italy, and the Ocean […]

  • 26 June 2015

    The European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) has released the third edition of its annual report on the technology, market and economic aspects of Wind Energy in Europe and the world. Wind power is the renewable energy technology with the largest and most successful deployment over the last two decades, expanding from 3 GW to […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development

    The Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s in-house science service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy, has published the first version of the report: ETRI 2014 – Energy Technology Reference Indicator projections for 2010-2050. The indicators provide a set of techno-economic data […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Exploration & Production

    It seems like bad news for the offshore drillers will never stop, as another one has lost a rig contract today. This time it is Ocean Rig UDW, a drilling company run by the Greek shipping mogul, George Economou. In a brief statement on Thursday, the driller said that “due to the dramatic fall of the […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has delayed the delivery of one of the two ultra-deepwater drillships it has under construction at the Jurong shipyard in Singapore.

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Transocean-owned newbuild ultra-deepwater drillship Deepwater Pontus has started operations for Shell in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.  Transocean said in its fleet status report on Thursday that the Deepwater Pontus drillship began its ten-year contract with Shell in late October. The drillship is operating under a $519,000 dayrate and the contract end date is set for […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has decided to scrap two semi-subs and idle two drillships and one semi-submersible drilling rig. The driller has also been awarded several new contracts.  In its latest fleet status report on Thursday the driller said that the deepwater semi-submersible M.G. Hulme, Jr. and the midwater semi-submersible GSF Rig 140 were classified as held […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Exploration & Production

    U.S. driller Diamond Offshore is keeping its Ocean Monarch semi-submersible drilling rig busy in Australia. In its latest fleet status report, the company has confirmed earlier reports that it had secured a contract with BHP Billiton for 13 wells + unpriced option. The dayrate is undisclosed. The rig will start drilling in June, and will […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Australian energy company Woodside Petroleum has informed that its Persephone project off W. Australia is going ahead of schedule and under budget. Woodside said Thursday in its financial report for the second quarter 2017 that the project would be completed six months ahead of schedule. The company also added that Persephone would be delivered some […]

  • 22 September 2011

    In 2012-2014 Russian government plans to bring RUR 9.8 bln in authorized capital of JSC United Shipbuilding Corporation. Substantial part of this sum will be appropriated to increase capital stocks of Severodvinsk shipyards Sevmash and Zvezdochka. As was said in the draft federal law “On Federal Budget 2012 and planning period of 2013-2014″ released on […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has secured more work for its drilling rigs, which meant returning from idle state for a couple of them, and decided to sell two.  In its quarterly fleet status report on Tuesday, Transocean confirmed that the ultra-deepwater semi-submersible GSF Development Driller I was awarded a three-well contract plus two one-well options […]

  • 5 November 2012

    The Indian Ocean rim group members  gathered in New Delhi on Friday, November 2, 2012, to make a development and safety plan for the Indian Ocen trade lane that sees half the world’s container traffic. According to India’s external affairs minister, Salman Khurshid, there is a great unused potential for trade and economy in this […]