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  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Igiugig Village Council and ORPC will celebrate the launch of the commercial RivGen power system today. The U.S. Department of Energy, Governor of Alaska and other VIPs will join the Igiugig Village Council and ORPC for the commercial launch of the RivGen system. Igiugig Village Council is the first tribal entity in the U.S. […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    The Igiugig Village Council (IVC) and ORPC have officially launched ORPC’s commercial RivGen Power System in Alaska on Tuesday. Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy and a crowd of over 60 people gathered at Lake Iliamna and the Kvichak River in Igiugig for the unveiling of ORPC’s first commercial device, which will be deployed long term in […]

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

    The Igiugig Village Council has submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a final pilot license application for the hydrokinetic project that features ORPC’s RivGen power system.

  • 29 April 2019
    Technology

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has shipped out its commercial RivGen device from Maine to Igiugig Village, Alaska. The RivGen device will be installed in the Kvichak River this summer to provide electricity to the remote community of Igiugig. The device was manufactured at Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority’s (MRRA) Brunswick Landing. The RivGen power system […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Technology

    ORPC has started the RivGen device set up on the ground in Igiugig Village, Alaska. The RivGen device will generate clean, predictable, renewable power from the Kvichak River, and send it to the remote community’s microgrid, offsetting its diesel fuel use by 50%. Earlier this month U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski welcomed the Federal Energy Regulatory […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Renewable Power (ORPC) has deployed its 2015 RivGen® Power System in the Kvichak River at the remote river village of Igiugig, Alaska. The system is providing power to the local microgrid, significantly decreasing the community’s diesel fuel use, the developer said. Equipped with ORPC’s latest technological advancements, the 25-kilowatt RivGen® Power System is designed to reduce […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) is progressing with the manufacture of RivGen power system at Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority’s (MRRA) Brunswick Landing, bound for Igiugig, Alaska. The system will be installed in the Kvichak River where it will produce electricity from water currents for the Village of Igiugig, an unincorporated community with a year-round population of 70. The project will […]

  • 21 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Storage

    MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from July 15 – July 21, 2019. Eco Wave Power Completes IPO on Nasdaq First North Stockholm MaREI to Build Green-Powered Offshore Platform for Small Islands New Consortium Explores Marine Floating Solar Development PHOTO: ORPC and Igiugig Village Council Officially Launch RivGen Ocean Sun Brings […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski has welcomed the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approval of the final installation and operation of a river marine renewable energy project in Igiugig, Alaska. “I am so pleased this project will be able to move forward, reducing local diesel consumption and energy prices,” Lisa Murkowski said. “Igiugig’s efforts are blazing […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

      Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has deployed its RivGen Power System in the Kvichak River, near Igiugig village, Alaska. RivGen is now feeding power to the local microgrid, significantly decreasing the community’s diesel fuel use, according to ORPC. The RivGen Power System is a 25 kW self-deploying submersible hydrokinetic system designed to reduce and […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    US-based hydrokinetic developer Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has unveiled its first commercial RivGen Power System at Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Association’s Brunswick Landing, in Brunswick, Maine. Attendees toured the RivGen device, learning about various sub-components of the marine renewable energy system from ORPC engineers, followed by Governor Janet Mills receiving a personal tour of the […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Research & Development

    ORPC has recently completed testing of its autonomous turbine generator unit (ATGU) at UMaine Advanced Structures and Composites Center. The trials demonstrated its ability to operate in power generation and also propulsion modes. The ATGU generates electricity from moving water currents in oceans and rivers. Similarly to the RivGen Power System. The RivGen device provides […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Columbia Power Technologies has been selected to receive $3.75 million in second-phase funding from the US Department of Energy to further advance its wave energy technology.

  • 2 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from November 26 until December 2, 2018.

  • 29 December 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    US Department of Energy (DoE) has selected six organizations that will receive $10.5 million to support the design and operation of innovative marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) systems through survivability and reliability-related improvements. Projects funded under these awards are expected to improve the survivability characteristics and reduce uncertainty regarding installation, operations, and maintenance of MHK systems […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Six awardees have been selected to receive a total of $6.7 million in federal funding for the development of innovative marine energy technologies.

  • 26 March 2020
    Research & Development

    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers are working with industry, tribal, government, and national laboratory partners to more effectively harness Alaska’s marine energy resources. NREL-led assessments are helping the remote tribal village of Igiugig identify self-sustaining microgrid options, while the team’s resource characterization work in Cook Inlet has the potential to deliver power to the […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Research & Development

    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers are working with industry, tribal, government, and national laboratory partners to more effectively harness Alaska’s marine energy resources. NREL-led assessments are helping the remote tribal village of Igiugig identify self-sustaining microgrid options, while the team’s resource characterization work in Cook Inlet has the potential to deliver power to the […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    ORPC’s RivGen turbine is currently under preparations before deployment at demonstration project site in Igiugig, Alaska, scheduled to take place in summer 2015. The turbine is being fine-tuned at Nikiski, Alaska, after which it will be shipped to Igiugig prior to its deployment in the summer. According to the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment

    The US Department of Energy has granted $1.5 million to advance the commercialization of Ocean Renewable Power Company’s (ORPC) RivGen Power System. The US Department of Energy has selected Alaskan village of Igiugig to receive up to $1,540,341 to further advance the design and operation of ORPC’s marine hydrokinetic technology for rivers. ORPC demonstrated its […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    ÉireComposites has completed the turbines for ORPC’s commercial RivGen Power System slated for installation in the Kvichak River, Igiugig, Alaska. This first commercial system will be installed in the Kvichak River at Igiugig this summer, and provide electricity to the remote community, offsetting the village’s diesel fuel use by up to one-half and moving it […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Alaska Hydrokinetic Energy Research Center (AHERC) researchers are preparing to deploy hydrokinetic mooring to conduct measurements in support of ORPC’s RivGen Power System.