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  • 11 March 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    At deltas of rivers where fresh water mixes with salt water, energy associated with the salinity gradient can be harnessed using pressure-retarded reverse osmosis process and associated conversion technologies. Salinity power is one of the largest potential sources of renewable energy. The potential power is large, corresponding to 2.6 MW for a flow of 1 […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Malaysia started to actively eye offshore renewable power, according to the country’s media reports saying that Green Power Solutions, based in Malaysian state of Sabah, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Current2Current International.  The two partners plan to develop a 10MW tidal energy project, however, the first thing on their list is to thoroughly examine the […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A new collaborative project, Cost of Energy Assessment for Wave, Tidal, and OTEC at an International Level, funded by the OES, has been initiated by a consortium led by the University of Edinburgh (UK) with two partners – WavEC Offshore Renewables (PORTUGAL) and Julia F. Chozas (DENMARK) – and three advisors: RAMBOLL Group A/S (DENMARK), FOT-K […]

  • 1 October 2014

    The classification society ClassNK announced the establishment of a new Renewable Energy Department. This new department which began operations on 1 October 2014 will oversee a diverse range of activities related to renewable energy, including audits and certification of new technologies. While ClassNK has previously provided certification for wind turbines, vast technological advances have made […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Environment, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    An international Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition has been formed to advance sustainable deployment of ocean-based renewable energy and mitigate the harmful impacts of climate change. Ocean-based renewable energy—such as offshore wind, floating solar, tidal and wave power—could meet nearly 10% of the annual greenhouse gas emissions reductions needed by 2050 to keep global temperatures […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Ireland’s Energy Minister, Alex White, announced the increased support for research and development of ocean renewables by almost EUR 17 mln by 2016. Speaking at the Marine Renewable Energy Ireland (MaREI) Industry Day, in Ringaskiddy, where he performed the ‘topping out’ ceremony of Beaufort Research Building, Alex White announced his department’s support for research and […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Energy Systems (OES) has released a report on the workshop that explored the opportunities and barriers to local adoption of ocean renewable energy in islands and remote coastal areas in Southeast Asia.

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Ocean Energy (ETIP Ocean) has released the recording of a webinar whose aim was to showcase tools for the optimization of ocean renewable energy projects.

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

    Ocean Renewable Power Co., a Maine company is the first developer of tidal energy to get a commercial project on the grid in North America. According to The Chronicle Herald, the company’s turbine in Maine’s Cobscook Bay started producing electricity last week, however it will not officially start production for another few weeks. John Ferland, […]

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

    Mercator Ocean and Ocean Energy Europe (OEE) have announced plans to form a partnership in order to support ocean renewable energy through the Copernicus Marine Service.

  • 24 February 2012

    Ocean Policy Advisory Council and the Territorial Sea Plan Working Group will host today a public work session at Umpqua Discovery Center in Reedsport to discuss locations for the ocean renewable energy development, reported The World. Three years ago, the LCDC described wave energy generation with the new addition to the territorial sea plan. The […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The role of ocean renewable energy as an alternative energy source for islands will be discussed at a workshop in Singapore.

  • 5 October 2012

    The AXYS Ocean Renewables team has announced that they will be exhibiting at the AWEA Offshore 2012, in Virginia Beach Booth 510. As one of many world class exhibitors, the services offered by AXYS Ocean Renewables will be presented throughout the exhibition. AWEA Offshore is North America’s leading offshore wind event that provides an exciting […]

  • 20 May 2011

      AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) have announced the launch of their Ocean Renewables brand. Ocean Renewables brings AXYS’ existing array of offshore renewable energy assessment and monitoring systems together under a single brand, enabling clients in this sector to get a full overview of their range of options. “The last three years have seen a […]

  • 16 October 2013

    The AXYS Ocean Renewables team has announced that they will be exhibiting at the AWEA Offshore Windpower Conference & Exhibition October 22-23 in Providence, Rhode Island. As one of many world class exhibitors, the services offered by AXYS Ocean Renewables will be presented throughout the exhibition. AWEA Offshore is North America’s leading offshore wind event […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Environment

    Ørsted and Equinor are spearheading a new Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition established to represent the offshore wind sector in the global dialogue on climate action. The Action Coalition also includes CWind, Global Marine Group, JERA, MHI Vestas, Mainstream Renewable Power, Shell, Siemens Gamesa, TenneT, and The Crown Estate. The goal of the coalition is […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The AXYS Ocean Renewables team announced that they will be exhibiting at Offshore Wind China 2012 in Shanghai, China between 30th May and June 1st, 2012, at stand E7-A057. As one of many world class exhibitors, the services offered by AXYS Ocean Renewables will be presented throughout the exhibition. Offshore Wind China 2012 is Asia’s […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory have joined forces to better understand the resources of weather-dependent and oceanic renewable energy systems.

  • 9 February 2012

      Reportlinker announced new addition to its catalog “Renewable Power Generation from Ocean Wave, Tidal Stream, River Hydrokinetic, Ocean Current, and Ocean Thermal Technologies” The marine and hydrokinetic industry is slowly progressing as the technologies are improving, major energy companies and utilities are making investments, industry associations are gaining lobbying power, and governments complete or […]

  • 11 April 2011

    Homer Electric Association has taken a step toward using the power of Cook Inlet tides to supply the Kenai Peninsula’s electricity needs. The association announced in March that it will partner with Ocean Renewable Power Co., which received permits to do preliminary tidal power studies in the East Foreland area, near Nikiski, which is within […]

  • 11 April 2011

    Homer Electric Association has taken a step toward using the power of Cook Inlet tides to supply the Kenai Peninsula’s electricity needs. The association announced in March that it will partner with Ocean Renewable Power Co., which received permits to do preliminary tidal power studies in the East Foreland area, near Nikiski, which is within […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Authorities & Government

    European Commissioners Maria Damanaki and Günther Oettinger today presented a new action plan to facilitate the further development of the renewable ocean energy sector in Europe. A central element in this action plan will be to establish an Ocean Energy Forum, bringing together stakeholders to build capacity and foster cooperation. The action plan should help […]