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  • 26 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Transition

    EU has completed the signing of a memorandum of understanding on the Clean Energy for EU Islands initiative. Energy commissioner Kadri Simson has signed for the Commission alongside 14 member states. EU islands have the potential to pioneer the clean energy transition and this initiative puts them in the spotlight. Specifically, this can bring benefits […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The European Commission, together with 14 EU countries, has signed a political declaration to launch the new ‘Clean Energy for EU Islands’ initiative.

  • 13 October 2015
    Technology

    The BlueTEC Texel Tidal partnership is now planning the installation of a second, larger turbine following the successful first months of operating the BlueTEC tidal energy platform.  “Getting the platform from the drawing board to a grid-connected operating reality in just 6 months is amazing,” says Allard van Hoeken, Head of New Energy at Bluewater Energy […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Technology

    The BlueTEC Texel Tidal partnership is now planning the installation of a second, larger turbine following the successful first months of operating the BlueTEC tidal energy platform.  “Getting the platform from the drawing board to a grid-connected operating reality in just 6 months is amazing,” says Allard van Hoeken, Head of New Energy at Bluewater Energy […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    26 European islands have officially launched their clean energy transition with the support of the European Commission’s Clean Energy for EU Islands Secretariat. In a first phase, 6 islands, the Aran Islands (Ireland), the Cres-Lošinj archipelago (Croatia), Sifnos (Greece), Culatra (Portugal), Salina (Italy) and La Palma (Spain) will develop and publish their clean energy transition […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Research & Development

    A new poll released on September 27 by Public Policy Partners (PPP) shows than an overwhelming percentage of New York voters favor clean, renewable energy sources to power the state. The poll comes out just as the Long Island Power Authority is deciding on new energy contracts that could include offshore wind, and just after […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The European Commission has launched a tender to set up and operate the secretariat that will provide advisory and administrative support to islands in pursuit of clean energy transition.

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Indications that Public Service Enterprise Group Long Island (PSEG-LI) and the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board of Trustees could delay a much anticipated clean energy purchasing commitment is drawing criticism from groups who say the purchase is already long overdue. The LIPA Board, in coordination with PSEG-LI, was expected to make a decision on […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development

    The 2015 Rhode Island Clean Energy Jobs Report states that Rhode Island’s clean energy economy currently supports nearly 10,000 jobs and suggests that the state is expected to add approximately 1,600 new clean energy jobs over the next year. The report found that 40 percent of the clean energy firms in Rhode Island began providing clean energy […]

  • 1 September 2015

    The 2015 Rhode Island Clean Energy Jobs Report states that Rhode Island’s clean energy economy currently supports nearly 10,000 jobs and suggests that the state is expected to add approximately 1,600 new clean energy jobs over the next year. The report, funded by the OER in partnership with Commerce RI and produced by BW Research […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Project & Tenders

    Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo has directed the Office of Energy Resources to work with the state’s utilities to issue a procurement for up to 400MW of clean energy by this summer.

  • 23 May 2018
    Authorities & Government, Project & Tenders

    The State of Rhode Island has selected Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island-based clean energy developer, to construct a new, 400-megawatt offshore wind farm.

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Institute for Sustainable Futures, in partnership with Kangaroo Island Council, is undertaking a study on whether Kangaroo Island in South Australia can switch to 100% renewable energy.

  • 7 February 2012

    The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy will be participating in the Tybee Island Water and Energy Fair sponsored by the Tybee Island Community Resource Committee. Anna Cayce Smit, Clean Energy Associate for SACE, will be leading a workshop on offshore wind energy opportunities in Georgia and will be available to answer questions at SACE’s booth. […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy will be participating in the Tybee Island Water and Energy Fair sponsored by the Tybee Island Community Resource Committee. Anna Cayce Smit, Clean Energy Associate for SACE, will be leading a workshop on offshore wind energy opportunities in Georgia and will be available to answer questions at SACE’s booth. […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Human Capital, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Rhode Island’s Governor Gina Raimondo has announced her Vision for Rhode Island’s Clean Energy Future – a second-term plan to position this US East Coast state as the epicentre of North America’s nascent offshore wind economy.

  • 23 June 2016

    Community leaders, elected officials and dozens of local residents attended two public hearings this week in Long Island where they reinforced the critical need for New York to invest in large-scale offshore wind to meet Governor Cuomo’s clean energy goals. Notably, the Governor has committed to sourcing 50 percent of the state’s electricity from renewables […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Human Capital, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Rhode Island’s Governor Gina Raimondo has announced her Vision for Rhode Island’s Clean Energy Future – a second-term plan to position this US East Coast state as the epicentre of North America’s nascent offshore wind economy.

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Okinawa Island will host a symposium and workshop on ocean energy later this week as part of the clean energy partnership initiative by the governments of Japan and the United States.

  • 1 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Carnegie Clean Energy, Australian developer of utility scale solar, battery, wave and hybrid energy projects, has started construction of the Garden Island Microgrid Project marking the occasion with a sod-turning ceremony. Construction has started on the 2MW solar Photovoltaic (PV) and 2MW/0.5MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) components of the Garden Island Microgrid (GIMG) Project which is the […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has signed up its first customer through a collaboration agreement with the main power utility on the Faroe Islands, SEV, for the installation of two DG100 tidal energy devices.

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has signed a collaboration agreement with the power producer and distributor on the Faroe Islands, SEV, for two installations of Minesto’s DG100 model. The agreement also includes a power purchase agreement through which SEV commits to purchase the electricity generated by Minesto’s tidal energy converters. “We are delighted to have […]