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  • 16 July 2020
    Equipment

    Tidal energy company Nova Innovation has received a second contract with Wave Energy Scotland (WES) to deliver its subsea electrical connector. Nova’s MECmate product, a connector linking subsea cables and/or devices, is tailored to meet the demanding requirements of the marine energy environment. The technology was among three others that secured WES funding of £1.4 […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish tidal energy developer Nova Innovation has expanded its activities in Wales and appointed Kate Smith to the role of Environmental Manager.

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Innovation has opened a new office in Wales and appointed Dr Kate Smith as environment manager. The opening of Nova’s office in Galeri community enterprise centre in Caernarfon is being supported by funding from Cronfa Cymunedau’r Arfordir (Coastal Communities Fund). Simon Forrest, CEO Nova Innovation said: “We are delighted to be growing the Welsh side of our […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish tidal energy company Nova Innovation has won a contract to develop an innovative subsea electrical connector for Wave Energy Scotland (WES). Nova’s MECMate subsea connector is tailored to meet the requirements of the marine energy environment. Nova Innovation engineering director, Gary Connor, said: “Our vision is for this subsea electrical connector to be used […]

  • 25 July 2014

    Nova Innovation, the Edinburgh-based tidal energy company has appointed Ian Marchant, the former SSE Chief Executive, as Chairman. Ian Marchant was head of the UK energy firm SSE for over 10 years before standing down in 2013. Since then he has taken director and chairman roles with selected companies including Aggreko, Wood Group and Infinis. […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nova Innovation, the Edinburgh-based tidal energy company has appointed Ian Marchant, the former SSE Chief Executive, as Chairman. Ian Marchant was head of the UK energy firm SSE for over 10 years before standing down in 2013. Since then he has taken director and chairman roles with selected companies including Aggreko, Wood Group and Infinis. […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Nova Innovation has applied for a Demonstration Permit to construct a 1.5 MW tidal energy array in Petit Passage, Nova Scotia – The Nova Tidal Array. The proposed location of the Nova Tidal Array is in the Petit Passage Marine Renewable Energy Area. The array would be developed in three 0.5 MW phases. Turbines will […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Tidal energy player Nova Innovation is looking to crowdfund £500,000 on investment platform Seedrs to fast-track its technology and accelerate growth across Europe and North America. In 2016, Nova installed the world’s first offshore tidal array. Located in the Shetland Islands, Scotland, the turbines have been generating electricity and exporting to the grid for over […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Project & Tenders

    Rosenberg WorleyParsons has cut the  first steel for the Wintershall-operated Nova project tie-back to Neptune’s Gjøa platform. 

  • 6 March 2020
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Wintershall Dea has marked another milestone in the development of its operated Nova field located offshore Norway. 

  • 8 May 2020
    Business developments & projects, Heavy lifting, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The world’s largest crane vessel, Sleipnir, has lifted Wintershall Dea’s Nova field topside module from the Rosenberg WorleyParsons yard in Stavanger, Norway.

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nova Innovation has been awarded a grant of £265,000 by Cronfa Cymunedau’r Arfordir (Coastal Communities Fund) to help to establish its operations in Wales. The funding, which will be spread over a three-year period, will help to support four full-time posts in North Wales and the establishment of a turbine assembly facility. Nova is currently […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Nova Innovation, an Edinburgh-based tidal energy developer, has secured €2.25 million through the European Commission under the second phase of Horizon 2020’s SME Instrument program.

  • 11 May 2020
    Business developments & projects, Heavy lifting, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Heerema’s Sleipnir, the world’s largest semi-submersible crane vessel, has transported and installed the Nova topside module on the Gjøa platform in the North Sea.

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Nova Star Cruises Limited (Nova Star), a ferry company operating in Nova Scotia and Maine, filed for bankruptcy with Halifax district court on April 13, 2016, the company’s trustee said.  The company resorted to the move having accrued USD 15 million in debt to creditors. What is more, Nova Star is linked to numerous outstanding payments to the […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    Scottish tidal energy developer Nova Innovation has secured an extension of its seabed lease at the Shetland Tidal Array, increasing the capacity of the site lease from 0.5MW to 2MW.

  • 15 June 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    The government of Canadian Province of Nova Scotia has on Thursday, June 15, sworn in new ministers for energy, and environment.

  • 31 August 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Nova Scotia’s early stage venture capital organization Innovacorp has named Malcolm Fraser as its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The first power from the Shetland Tidal Array project has been exported to the grid, Nova Innovation and ELSA announced on Wednesday. The first Nova M100 turbine of the array delivered power to the Shetland grid following a winter of operations and testing. The Shetland Tidal Array is a joint enterprise between Nova Innovation (Scotland) and […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Nova Innovation has secured an extension of its seabed lease at the Shetland Tidal Array. Crown Estate Scotland has granted an extension to Nova’s existing seabed lease at Bluemull Sound in Shetland, increasing the capacity of the site lease from 0.5MW to 2MW. The extension will also see the current lease period extend until 2041. […]

  • 16 May 2018

    Wintershall has filed a plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Nova field in the Norwegian North Sea. The development is expected to cost around NOK 9.9 billion ($1.2 billion).

  • 4 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Exploration & Production, Infrastructure, Regulation & policy, Safety

    German oil and gas company Wintershall Dea has received consent from the offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), for production drilling and completion on the Nova field using the West Mira drilling rig.