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  • 24 March 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has applied to Maine regulators for the amendment of a contract with Emera Maine in an effort to save the 20-year power purchase agreement.

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has in partnership with the University of Maine (UMaine) Foundation established a fund for students at the UMaine School of Marine Sciences.

  • 30 October 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    ORPC has concluded its successful OCGen® Module Mooring Project at its federally licensed Cobscook Bay, Maine project site. This first-of-its-kind project, funded partially by the U.S. Dept. of Energy and Maine Technology Institute, proved the stability of the prototype OCGen® device in reversing tidal currents and confirmed the loading and performance of its tensioned mooring […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    US-based hydrokinetic developer Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has unveiled its first commercial RivGen Power System at Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Association’s Brunswick Landing, in Brunswick, Maine. Attendees toured the RivGen device, learning about various sub-components of the marine renewable energy system from ORPC engineers, followed by Governor Janet Mills receiving a personal tour of the […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    ORPC power systems are designed around their proprietary Turbine Generator Unit, or TGU. TGU works on the same principle as a wind turbine, with rotating foils that power a central permanent magnet generator. There are three different ORPC’s TGU power systems: RivGen®, TidGen® and OCGen® – each designed for different installation sites. ORPC has designed […]

  • 24 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Renewable Power Company today hosted a dedication ceremony in Eastport, Maine, Tuesday, July 24, 2012 to celebrate its Cobscook Bay Tidal Energy Project, the first phase of the company’s Maine Tidal Energy Project, and the first commercial, grid-connected ocean energy project in the United States. The July 24th program included viewing of ORPC’s TidGen™ […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    ORPC has concluded its highly successful OCGen® Module Mooring Project at its federally licensed Cobscook Bay, Maine project site. This first-of-its-kind project, funded partially by the U.S. Dept. of Energy and Maine Technology Institute, proved the stability of the prototype OCGen® device in reversing tidal currents and confirmed the loading and performance of its innovative […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    US-based hydrokinetic developer Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has concluded the full-scale testing of a specialized bearing system and associated driveline components at the University of Maine.

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has recently appointed Stuart Davies as the company’s new CEO. Davis has succeed Chris Sauer, ORPC’s co-founder and CEO since 2006. “I am thrilled to turn over the reins of ORPC to such a passionate, intelligent and intuitive professional,” Sauer said. “Stuart is a sophisticated leader who will expand ORPC’s […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    US-based hydrokinetic developer Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has hired Alexandre Paris to be President and Chief Executive Officer of its Québec subsidiary Énergies Marines Renouvelables Québéc‎oises (EMARQ).

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) and Resolute Marine Energy (RME) announce that ORPC Solutions, ORPC’s wholly-owned services subsidiary, will be providing project management and regulatory affairs services to RME’s Yakutat Wave Energy Project in Yakutat, Alaska. Located on the Gulf of Alaska 200 miles northwest of Juneau, Yakutat is a remote community of 650 inhabitants […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has submitted its second annual environmental monitoring report for the Cobscook Bay Tidal Energy Project to the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The report details environmental data collected during the operation of ORPC’s grid-connected TidGen® Power System in Maine and concludes that no known adverse impacts were evidenced by […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has awarded funding to ORPC Ireland for conducting a feasibility assessment to identify tidal energy development opportunities in the coastal waters of County Donegal, Ireland. The project will review existing resource data, evaluate grid accessibility, identify existing marine users and sensitive environmental areas, assess supply chain viability, and […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Alaska Hydrokinetic Energy Research Center (AHERC) researchers are preparing to deploy hydrokinetic mooring to conduct measurements in support of ORPC’s RivGen Power System.

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    John M. Ferland has been named President of ORPC Solutions, Ocean Renewable Power Company’s subsidiary offering project development, licensing, and strategic services to river and ocean energy projects. With ORPC since 2008, Ferland draws on over 30 years of experience in commercialization strategy for renewable energy companies, port emergency response operations, coastal resources management, and […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) is looking to hire a Program Manager to join its engineering team and help in delivery of tidal energy projects.

  • 21 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    World class composite manufacturing firm Hall Spars and Rigging, known in the yachting industry as a leading provider of spars, rigging and complex composite components for the most competitive and successful yachts in the world, is manufacturing the turbine components for the United States’ first commercial, grid-connected tidal energy project. Maine based Ocean Renewable Power […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    US-based hydrokinetic developer Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has expanded its executive team with several new appointments.

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) Ireland has been granted funding through the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme to advance its hydrokinetic technology.

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has appointed John Ferland as President of ORPC Solutions. John Ferland has 30 years of experience in commercialization strategy for renewable energy companies, port emergency response operations, coastal resources management, and public policy. He was the president of Maine Center for Enterprise Development and, and the founding president of Environmental […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has submitted its second annual environmental monitoring report for the Cobscook Bay Tidal Energy Project to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The report details environmental data collected during the operation of ORPC’s grid-connected TidGen® Power System in Maine and concludes that no known adverse impacts were evidenced by the […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) has reorganized its leadership structure, with several other appointments made, as it looks to advance the company’s growth.