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  • 13 April 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Senate Committee on Environment and Natural Resources has approved a $4.6 million funding bill to help construct an open-water wave energy testing facility off Oregon.

  • 11 January 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Oregon legislators are asking the state to provide $4.6 million for the construction of the PMEC wave energy test center.

  • 15 January 2013
    Research & Development

    The Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center, or NNMREC, which is based at Oregon State University, has chosen Newport, Ore., as the future site of the first utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test site in the United States – the Pacific Marine Energy Center. The Pacific Marine Energy Center, or PMEC, will test energy generation potential […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Human Capital, Research & Development, Technology

    Dr. Shana Hirsch has become associate director of the University of Washington’s Pacific Marine Energy Center (PMEC). In this role, Hirsch will work with PMEC on university-industry collaboration in the marine energy industry in the US. PMEC is a consortium of three universities which focus on the responsible advancement of marine renewable energy. It includes […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Research & Development

    The Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center, or NNMREC, which is based at Oregon State University, has chosen Newport, Ore., as the future site of the first utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test site in the United States – the Pacific Marine Energy Center. The Pacific Marine Energy Center, or PMEC, will test energy generation potential […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center, or NNMREC, which is based at Oregon State University, has chosen Newport, Ore., as the future site of the first utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test site in the United States – the Pacific Marine Energy Center. The Pacific Marine Energy Center, or PMEC, will test energy generation potential […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Giving a European perspective on American wave energy test site creation, the Managing Director of Orkney-based consultancy Aquatera, Gareth Davies, gave an estimate on the effects the center could have on the Oregon coast economy and the marine industry as a whole.

  • 18 July 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    US Energy Department’s Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) and Oregon State University have concluded detailed negotiations for the development and operation of the national wave energy test site.

  • 23 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    THE European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Scotland’s world-leading marine and tidal energy development facility, today (Wednesday, May 23) announces a major collaboration with Oregon Wave Energy Trust and its partner, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Centre (NNMREC). EMEC will deliver advice and support on the design, set up and operation for the NNMREC Pacific Marine […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    The ports along the coast of Oregon are well positioned to seize the opportunities expected to arise from the development of a national open ocean test center off Newport, said Bud Shoemake, Director of the Port of Toledo and President of the Oregon Public Ports Association.

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Oregon Legislative Assembly has appropriated $800,000 to support the Pacific Marine Energy Center’s South Energy Test Site (PMEC-SETS) grid-connected wave energy test site. The appropriation was made to the Oregon State University National Marine Renewable Energy Center, which is working on developing the PMEC-SETS off Newport, Oregon. The site is expected to feature full-scale, […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Scotland’s world-leading marine and tidal energy development facility, announces a major collaboration with Oregon Wave Energy Trust and its partner, Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Centre (NNMREC). EMEC will deliver advice and support on the design, set up and operation for the NNMREC Pacific Marine Energy Centre (PMEC), a […]

  • 22 March 2019

    Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), the Pacific Marine Energy Center (PMEC), and Oregon State University (OSU) are hosting an integrated wave energy converter (WEC) design workshop in September. The workshop will take place at Oregon State University on September 16 and 17, 2019. During the two day workshop, participants will work with SNL and PMEC researchers […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar recently delivered the Cat 6015B OEM Frontless Hydraulic Shovel that is being used for the Ashdod Port Development Project in Israel. The port, located about 40 kilometers south of Tel Aviv, is undergoing a substantial expansion to meet the forecast of a 40 percent increase in cargo traffic by 2021. Known as the Cat 6015B […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) and Oregon State University have concluded negotiations around the development and operation of the Pacific Marine Energy Center South Energy Test Site (PMEC-SETS), a wave energy test facility to be constructed off the coast of Newport, Oregon. The Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center at Oregon State University is […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    Oregon State University (OSU) and Oregon Military Department (OMD) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to allow the testing of wave energy converters off Camp Rilea. The Oregon National Guard has been pursuing the project as a way to further its energy net-zero initiative, a plan for becoming energy independent. Camp Rilea is a training […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Congressman Schrader applauded the Northwest National Marine Energy Center (NNMREC), which is based at Oregon State University, for its selection of the coastal town of Newport as the future home of the first utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test site in the United States — the Pacific Marine Energy Center (PMEC). “I am extremely proud of […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Authorities & Government

    Congressman Schrader applauded the Northwest National Marine Energy Center (NNMREC), which is based at Oregon State University, for its selection of the coastal town of Newport as the future home of the first utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test site in the United States — the Pacific Marine Energy Center (PMEC). “I am extremely proud of […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Oregon’s lawmakers have approved a budget bill which includes additional state investment of $3 million for the Oregon State University Northwest Marine Renewable Energy Center.

  • 16 January 2013
    Authorities & Government

    Congressman Schrader applauded the Northwest National Marine Energy Center (NNMREC), which is based at Oregon State University, for its selection of the coastal town of Newport as the future home of the first utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test site in the United States — the Pacific Marine Energy Center (PMEC). “I am extremely proud of […]

  • 26 May 2014

    Last week, the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) held a public meeting at the Hatfield Marine Science Center Visitor Center regarding the Pacific Marine Energy Center, a new ocean testing facility. NNMREC, which is a partnership between Oregon State University (OSU) and the University of Washington (UW), is working on a Pacific Marine […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    Resolute Marine Energy, a Boston-based wave energy developer, might test its wave energy technology off Camp Rilea, Oregon. Camp Rilea is a training center for US armed forces, and according to The Daily Astorian, a local news publisher, Resolute Marine hopes to deploy two oscillating wave energy converters that would produce desalinated water in addition […]