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  • 20 June 2020
    Environment, Research & Development, Safety, Transition

    Assessing the environmental effects of marine energy is an important step in the permitting process before deploying devices. To help reduce potential impacts, scientists are researching the acoustic impacts to fish and marine mammals and the effect of electromagnetic fields from power cables and devices. Studies also investigate the potential for whales, dolphins and other […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology, Vision

    The US Department of Energy announced the winners of the second stage (DESIGN) of the Waves to Water Prize. Waves to Water launched in February 2019 by assistant secretary Daniel R Simmons. It calls on US innovators to deliver wave energy-powered desalination systems to remote coastal and island communities. The winners of the DESIGN stage […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Technology

    Oneka Technologies has partnered with REDE (Renewable Energy Development Enterprise) which is developing projects in Chile and bringing renewable energy solutions. The Canadian firm specifically designs autonomous desalination buoys that use wave energy to produce drinking water. Chile is a country facing frequent droughts and also has to import its fuel. This makes conventional desalination […]

  • 5 April 2020
    Research & Development

    To inspire transforming saltwater into drinking water using wave energy to power the process, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) launched the Waves to Water Prize in June 2019. This four-stage competition offers intrepid competitors up to $2.5 million in cash prizes to demonstrate small, modular, cost-competitive desalination systems that […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Environment, Research & Development

    To inspire transforming saltwater into drinking water using wave energy to power the process, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) launched the Waves to Water Prize in June 2019. This four-stage competition offers intrepid competitors up to $2.5 million in cash prizes to demonstrate small, modular, cost-competitive desalination systems that […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Underwater diver detection sonar technology from Sonardyne has been selected by yacht security specialist Frankentek for its latest new-build superyacht surveillance and protection project. Sentinel Intruder Detection Sonar (IDS) will provide security personnel on the unnamed vessel with a clear and early warning of any underwater threats, such as divers, swimmers and drones, approaching the […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    The EU-funded project “Multiple Use of Space for Island Clean Autonomy” (MUSICA) has recently held its kick-off meeting in Chios, Greece. The Valetta Declaration launched the Clean Energy for EU islands initiative aimed at accelerating the clean energy transition for small islands. It calls for action to help islands reduce their dependency on energy imports […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    Marine Renewables Canada has appointed four new members to its board of directors.  “Producing clean energy from tides, waves, rivers and offshore wind across the country and internationally poses significant opportunities for Canada,” said Marine Renewables Canada executive director Elisa Obermann. “We have a goal to help build and support this new industry and to […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    The first call for applications of the €2.5-million Blue-GIFT (Blue Growth and Innovation Fast Tracked) project ended in September with a successful outcome for nine companies. Funded by Interreg Atlantic Area, the Blue-GIFT project is a coordinated ocean energy technology demonstration programme, encouraging longer-term demonstration and technology de-risking across the Atlantic Area regions. The 1st […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Energy Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO), announced 15 teams selected to participate in the first ever Marine Energy Collegiate Competition (MECC). The MECC challenges interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of programs to identify new market opportunities and ways for marine energy to reduce energy limitations across […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Union Dredgers and Marine Contracting (UDMC), a Dubai based coastal marine contracting company, has been awarded the offshore project works for a new desalination facility at Al Hamra in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. According to their official announcement, the scope of works will include dredging, HDPE welding, concrete block fabrication, sheet piling, installation and launching […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has announced the 20 winners for the Concept Stage of the Waves to Water Prize competition. This is the first prize administered as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Water Security Grand Challenge. This announcement marks the opening of the Design Stage of the prize. Part of the […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) in India has declared that ocean energy is officially a renewable energy source and now falls under Renewable Purchase Obligations (RPO). This recent Policy change offers new opportunities for OTEC in India. The RPO states power suppliers are required to procure a part of their power from […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Research & Development

    U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), along with NOAA, has revealed a $3 million prize competition to generate innovation in marine energy-powered ocean observing platforms. The Powering the Blue Economy Ocean Observing Prize will draw upon American innovators to accelerate technology development through a series of contests to demonstrate marine renewable energy-powered ocean observing platforms. “The […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Saudi oil giant Saudi Aramco has said it has awarded $18 billion worth of contracts for the engineering, procurement and construction of the Marjan and Berri field increment programs.

  • 25 June 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Seven small businesses were selected by the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)’s Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) within the latest round of the Energy Department’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. In this round of funding, small businesses are receiving Phase I Release 2 grants that demonstrate technical feasibility for innovations during […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) officially opened the first stage of the Waves to Water Prize, which seeks to accelerate the development of wave energy powered desalination systems and launch novel technologies to address critical water security challenges. The prize is divided into four stages, and the first concept stage is now open for […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Australian company Wave Swell Energy has developed a technology which converts energy in ocean waves into clean, emissions-free electricity. This electricity can be transmitted to shore and into the grid or used to power an onboard or shoreline-located desalination facility. The company is currently developing a 200kW energy project, intended to be installed in the […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    A timelapse video shows a 38-meter long OE Buoy, with a potential rated capacity of up to 1.25MW in electrical power production, taking shape in an Oregon shipyard, where shipbuilder Vigor is doing the construction works. Fabricated for Irish company Ocean Energy, this project was funded by the US Department of Energy’s office of Energy […]

  • 2 March 2019
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from February 25 – March 03, 2019. SME’s PLAT-I Produces First Power in Nova Scotia Minesto Explores Deep Green Deployment Opportunities in Eastern Caribbean Wave Energy Water Desalination Competition Announced FORESEA Recommends Five Projects under 5th Call for Proposals EU Boosts Innovative Clean Technologies with […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Research & Development

    Minesto has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda to explore the possibilities of supplying the Eastern Caribbean with renewable ocean energy produced by Minesto’s technology. Minesto and the Government of Antigua and Barbuda have agreed to conduct a joint ocean resource feasibility study of the potential deployment of […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Environment, Research & Development

    The Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) affiliate faculty member Andy Seitz will participate in an Ocean Energy Systems Annex IV workshop in Scotland titled “Addressing Collision Risks in Tidal and River Turbines: Next Steps for the Marine Energy Sector.” Seitz will lead a discussion on the current state of the science aimed at […]

  • 6 January 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from January 01 – 06, 2019. Wave and tidal market could exceed USD 10Bln by 2024 Oneka gets $2M boost for its wave-powered desalination unit SmartBay NIAP launches new funding call Editor’s Picks for 2018 Best of 2018

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

    Danish company Wavepiston has released a video showing the recently completed installation of the upgraded energy collectors on its prototype wave energy device deployed in the North Sea.

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

    MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from December 10 – 16, 2018.