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  • 2 March 2012

    The Government is considering a bonfire of red-tape to tackle delays holding back the Westcountry’s marine power industry. Energy Minister Greg Barker agreed to an emergency summit against fears that gold-plated regulations are stopping wave energy developers getting into the water. The sector is vital to transforming the economy of the South West, which was […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Authorities & Government

    Pulse Tidal, the Sheffield based tidal power provider, has been awarded an Agreement for Lease by the Crown Estate for an area of seabed near to Lynmouth in Devon. The company plans to deploy a 1.2MW tidal power generating machine – England’s largest – in 2014, following consultation, environmental studies and permitting.  Pulse chief executive […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Pulse Tidal, the Sheffield based tidal power provider, has been awarded an Agreement for Lease by the Crown Estate for an area of seabed near to Lynmouth in Devon. The company plans to deploy a 1.2MW tidal power generating machine – England’s largest – in 2014, following consultation, environmental studies and permitting. Pulse chief executive […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    South West companies attending the Offshore Energy Supply Chain Event, hosted by RWE and Regen SW at Sandy Park, Exeter, have been urged to target the offshore wind and marine energy sectors to develop new business opportunities and secure a share of this multi-billion pound industry. Over 160 potential offshore-wind supply chain companies, including a […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    South West companies attending the Offshore Energy Supply Chain Event, hosted by RWE and Regen SW at Sandy Park, Exeter, have been urged to target the offshore wind and marine energy sectors to develop new business opportunities and secure a share of this multi-billion pound industry. Over 160 potential offshore-wind supply chain companies, including a […]

  • 11 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Apache Corporation  announced that it has completed its merger with Mariner Energy . The merger closed  following its approval by Mariner’s stockholders and subsequent completion of documentation. Apache issued approximately 17.5 million shares of its common stock and paid approximately $800 million in cash to Mariner stockholders. Apache also assumed Mariner’s debt with current fair […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After the exceptional rainfall and storms of last winter, the Environment Agency has completed a record number of repairs to flood and coastal defenses across Devon and Cornwall and is urging communities to make sure they are ready if flooding happens this year. As well as repairing flood defenses, the Environment Agency has improved resilience […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS), a subset of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), is holding its quarterly meetings with industry stakeholders and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Earlier this week, the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force huddled for several hours discussing a path forward on pipeline safety. The dredging workload […]

  • 12 November 2014

    Building work has started on the Hayle Marine Renewables Business Park which is being created to strengthen Cornwall’s growing marine renewables sector. The Devon & Cornwall division of Midas Construction has won the contract to build the business park, which is part of the £24 million investment by Cornwall Council, the European Regional Development Fund […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Following the announcement about reducing the size of the Atlantic Array offshore wind project, Slay the Array campaigning group has stated that RWE npower renewables did just some minor adjustments, which wouldn’t make a big difference, Western Morning News  quotes the group’s spokesman Steve Crowther. According to Mr. Crowther, changes made to the project don’t […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Following the announcement about reducing the size of the Atlantic Array offshore wind project, Slay the Array campaigning group has stated that RWE npower renewables did just some minor adjustments, which wouldn’t make a big difference, Western Morning News  quotes the group’s spokesman Steve Crowther. According to Mr. Crowther, changes made to the project don’t […]

  • 11 September 2012

    The UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has announced that the coast and seas from Dover to the River Dart in Devon will be the second area in England to benefit from marine planning. Marine plans will inform and guide marine users and regulators, managing the sustainable development of marine industries, such as wind farms, shipping, […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Wave energy developer Seatricity has set a timetable to remove all residual mooring equipment used for Oceanus 2 wave energy device testing at Wave Hub.

  • 21 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      Today, Maersk Oil Brasil and partner OGX reported finding oil in the ongoing Carambola B exploration well. The well is located in the BM-C-37 license in the Campos Basin in 130 metres water depth, some 80 kilometers off the coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro. Maersk Oil is the operator and has […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Cornwall Council has concluded negotiations with the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on the transfer of Wave Hub as part of a package of investment designed to put Cornwall at the heart of the emerging marine renewables sector.

  • 9 July 2014

    The trade association representing the wind and marine energy industries, RenewableUK, has welcomed announcement by The Crown Estate of further opportunities to develop the UK’s wave and tidal resources. The Crown Estate, which manages the UK’s seabed, has announced 6 new wave and tidal stream demonstration zones, as well as 5 new wave and tidal […]

  • 31 May 2010

    The federal government is moving ahead with plans to grant new offshore oil-exploration licences in Canada’s Arctic, despite the U.S. government’s expanding freeze on offshore drilling in the wake of the Gulf Coast spill. Moreover, any company granted an exploration licence in Canada’s portion of the Beaufort Sea will be subjected to less environmental scrutiny […]

  • 26 July 2012

    The South West marine energy industry has welcomed the announcement by the Crown Estate that it is to begin an industry engagement exercise to chart future development plans for wave and tidal energy around the coast of the UK, including the South West of England. Speaking on behalf of the South West Marine Energy Park […]

  • 31 January 2014

    High winds and tides bring an increased risk of coastal flooding along coastal areas of England this weekend, the Environment Agency warned yesterday. Areas at risk on Saturday and Sunday include coasts and tidal areas of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire as gales and big waves combine to cause possible overtopping of […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Plymouth-based Royal Marines, affectionately known as ‘Bootnecks’, have completed a week-long adventurous training package as part of an annual deployment of the Royal Navy’s very high readiness Response Force Task Group 42 Commando Royal Marines from Bickleigh, near Plymouth, spent a week in Bodrum, Turkey where they took part in a number of activities including […]

  • 14 April 2014

    The first tidal power conference involving more than 20 local authorities and organisations around the Bristol Channel coast will be hosted by West Somerset Council on April 16. West Somerset is already at the forefront of 21st century power production as it is the host authority for the proposed new nuclear plant, Hinkley Point C. […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A green energy entrepreneur from Devon is planning to build the world’s first purpose-built, tidal energy lagoon, capable of generating predictable, renewable electricity for more than 100,000 homes. Mark Shorrock from Tavistock is the driving force and chief executive of Tidal Lagoon Power Limited, which for the last 18 months has been working up detailed […]