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  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Looking out to 2030, the South West Marine Energy Park (SW MEP) partnership paper sets out the long term opportunities and ambitions for the development of marine energy in South West England. According to the report, the deployment of demonstration arrays at Wave Hub will lead to the first commercial wave farms by 2025, and […]

  • 8 May 2015

    The South West Marine Energy Park has released a paper outlining the longer term opportunities and ambition for the development of marine energy in South West England. According to the report, the longer term opportunity for the South West will be through the development of new foundation and installation technologies – including floating wind – which will open up […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    A collaboration agreement outlining a commitment to work together in the marine energy sector has been signed by organisations in the south west of England and Pembrokeshire. The memorandum of understanding, signed on Friday 27th June by the South West Marine Energy Park and Marine Energy Pembrokeshire, builds on the strong relationship that has already […]

  • 28 February 2013

    The UK’s two Marine Energy Parks (MEP) will today (Thursday 28 Feb) sign a milestone agreement to work together to support the development of the wave and tidal industry in the United Kingdom. The collaboration agreement, which will be signed at the Renewable UK Wave and Tidal Conference in London, will be witnessed by Greg […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Technology

    Orkney has dived deep into offshore renewables, and yesterday’s announcement of the Government’s funding for European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney has proved its status of a leader in marine renewable energy. Also, the South West Marine Energy Park in south west England and The Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Marine Energy Park signed […]

  • 28 February 2013

    RenewableUK today welcomed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Marine Energy Park and South West Marine Energy Park, which extends from Bristol to Cornwall. The MoU forms a working partnership that will result in increased collaboration and the sharing of innovative ideas between England and Scotland. Each of […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    RenewableUK welcomed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Marine Energy Park and South West Marine Energy Park, which extends from Bristol to Cornwall. The MoU forms a working partnership that will result in increased collaboration and the sharing of innovative ideas between England and Scotland. Each of these […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) and The Crown Estate have signed a lease to create FabTest, a new wave energy ‘nursery’ test site inFalmouth Bay on the south coast of Cornwall. The site has also been issued with a marine license by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), which allows the mooring of marine energy converter devices. […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) and The Crown Estate have signed a lease to create FabTest, a new wave energy ‘nursery’ test site inFalmouth Bay on the south coast of Cornwall. The site has also been issued with a marine license by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), which allows the mooring of marine energy converter devices. […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) and The Crown Estate have signed a lease to create FabTest, a new wave energy ‘nursery’ test site inFalmouth Bay on the south coast of Cornwall. The site has also been issued with a marine license by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), which allows the mooring of marine energy converter devices. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Regen SW, an organization representing renewables sector in the South West of England, has sent a draft set of policy recommendations intended to accelerate the commercialization of wave and tidal energy to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). Following the last month’s South West Marine Energy Round Table, the industry has provided DECC Minister […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The team behind FabTest, Cornwall’s pioneering marine energy test site in Falmouth, has welcomed the first wave device to be installed in its waters. Fred Olsen’s BOLT “Lifesaver” wave energy converter, which is ultimately capable of producing clean and efficient electricity, is now being tested in the sheltered waters off Falmouth Bay, with easy access […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Tidal blade test facility at National Composites Centre was awarded £1 million as part of £86 million of new Government money awarded to the West of England LEP to boost economic growth and create jobs. Located in Bristol & Bath Science Park, it will be the first of its kind as the industry is insufficient […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The first wave energy converter (WEC) devices may now by deployed at the Wave Hub test site following approval by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The MMO has announced it has approved an application from OceanEnergy Ltd to deploy and test an OEB35 OceanEnergy buoy WEC for a period of up to three years. The […]

  • 2 January 2013

    The first wave energy converter (WEC) devices may now by deployed at the Wave Hub test site following approval by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The MMO has announced it has approved an application from OceanEnergy Ltd to deploy and test an OEB35 OceanEnergy buoy WEC for a period of up to three years. The […]

  • 12 April 2012

    The team behind FaB Test, Cornwall’s pioneering marine energy test site in Falmouth, has welcomed the first wave device to be installed in its waters. Fred Olsen’s BOLT “Lifesaver” wave energy converter, which is ultimately capable of producing clean and efficient electricity, is now being tested in the sheltered waters off FalmouthBay, with easy access […]

  • 1 August 2012
    Technology

    The designation of the Pentland Firth and Orkney area as a Marine Energy Park confirms what those of us in the industry already know – the north of Scotland is a world leader in wave and tidal technology. Over the last decade, supportive government policies and the establishment of the European Marine Energy Centre have […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Ocean Energy Limited, Ireland’s leading wave energy company, is working with Wave Hub, the world’s largest grid connected offshore marine energy test site, to deploy its technology at the site later this year. Cork-based Ocean Energy, in collaboration with its partner Dresser-Rand, one of the largest global suppliers of custom-engineered rotating equipment solutions, expects to […]

  • 31 July 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade association for the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has welcomed the opening yesterday of Scotland’s first Marine Energy Park (MEP). The Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters MEP is the first in Scotland, and the second in the UK, following the announcement of an Energy Park in the South West of England […]