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  • 21 January 2021
    Business developments & projects, Innovation, Outlook & strategy, Technology

    Irish hydrokinetic turbine developer GKinetic Energy has been granted patent protection in the United States for the ‘bluff body’ accelerator – part of the company’s hydrokinetic technology concept.

  • 30 November 2020
    Innovation, Research & Development, Technology

    National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s (NREL) researcher Scott Jenne has designed an inflatable wave pump device that could lead the way to affordable wave energy of the future.

  • 7 October 2020

    Wind turbine manufacturers Siemens Gamesa and GE Renewable Energy have filed patent infringement complaints against each other in the United States. Siemens Gamesa filed the patent infringement complaint against GE Renewable Energy in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on 29 September. In the complaint, Siemens Gamesa is alleging that GE’s […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Irish hydrokinetic turbine developer GKinetic Energy has successfully secured an Indonesian patent. GKinetic also has patents in Europe, Australia, China as well as the USA. It enables the company to enter key markets with viable tidal energy potential to further develop the technology. According to GKinetic, the Indonesian energy market holds huge potential for hydrokinetic […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Equipment, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology

    Deep Casing Tools technology that can almost half the cost for extended reach drilling well liner installations secured UK patent. Patents are also pending in Europe, the USA, Canada, UAE and Saudi Arabia. DCT MechLOK Drill Pipe Swivel (DPS) is the industry’s first mechanical DPS. It helps overcome ERD challenges by allowing operators to deploy […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    Norwegian solar energy company Ocean Sun has secured a US patent covering its solar power plants. United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will officially grant the patent in May this year. The company has also recently secured a DNV GL conformity statement for its floating solar design methodology. The conformity statement is the first […]

  • 23 December 2019

    AW-Energy Oy, Finnish wave energy technology developer,has been granted new patents protecting the use of WaveRoller in 38 countries across Europe from the European Patent Office (EPO). The patents cover WaveRoller’s energy system and its power transfer application, in addition to a range of operating improvements made to the device, particularly on failsafe operating improvements […]

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

    Eco Wave Power (EWP) has applied for a new international patent (PCT) and a new Israeli patent for an integrated wave and solar system and started the initial testing for the combined solution. The idea for the combined solution was conceived from interest of several of EWP’s potential clients in having a variety of renewable […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Ocean Power Technologies, has received a new US patent for its Power Take-Off (PTO) System which is the mechanical heart of the PB3 PowerBuoy. Ocean waves that pass-by the PowerBuoy create a relative linear motion between the float and the spar components of the PB3. The PTO system takes the linear motion of the float […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Chinese patent authority has awarded the Swedish wind power company SeaTwirl with a patent for its divisible offshore wind turbine. The solution includes a turbine that is divisible above and below the house that holds the generator and bearing, meaning that their entire housing can be replaced just above the water surface by boat, SeaTwirl […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    Irish tidal energy developer GKinetic Energy said it is now patent protected in the United States of America for the “Water Turbine Assembly” aspect of its tidal energy technology. The news of the company’s first North American patent came last week following its Chinese patent approval they secured in mid-March. GKinetic now has patents in […]

  • 6 March 2019

    QED Naval has been granted Canadian patent application for the Subhub tidal platform. The application covers submersible apparatus and methods of installing anchoring equipment and refers to the hydrodynamic impacts of the Subhub. With this award of patent and the validation data from the technical demonstrator, QED Naval are looking to exploit the Subhub technology […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Wave energy developer Arrecife Energy Systems has patented a system that absorbs the energy of the waves. “We have developed a new concept to extract energy from the waves of the sea,” explains Iñigo Doria, CEO of Arrecife Energy Systems . The company was created in 2016 and was born from the research carried out […]

  • 25 January 2019

    Norwegian Magseis Fairfield has defeated a patent challenge brought on by its rival Seabed Geosolutions. 

  • 25 January 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Marine energy developer Minesto has filed a patent application with the aim of further extending the generic patent protection of its Deep Green energy technology. The new technical innovation expands the addressable market opportunities and reportedly at the same time reduces operating costs. “The innovation that we have filed for patent protection creates significant commercial […]

  • 25 January 2019

    The Patent Trial and Appeal board of the U.S. Patent Office denied a petition for inter partes review challenging the validity of the ‘589 Patent that had been brought by Seabed Geosolutions. Magseis Fairfield is asserting that Seabed’s MANTA system infringes the ‘589 Patent in a case brought in the Southern District of Texas. “While the Court has […]

  • 3 January 2019

    The Project Forward initiative led by Athens-based Arista Shipping, has been granted a patent from the South Korean Intellectual Property Office Examiner.  

  • 3 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Forward Ships has won its first official patent right from South Korea.

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

    Irish tidal energy developer GKinetic Energy has been granted patent protection in Australia for the ‘Power Generating Water Turbine Assembly.’

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Polarcus has accepted service of court proceedings filed by PGS relating to the acquisition of seismic data in Australia and the processing of that data.

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Seismic player Polarcus said it has accepted service of court proceedings filed by PGS Australia relating to the acquisition of seismic data on 3 surveys in Australia and the processing of that data. According to the company, these proceedings follow 3 years of intermittent correspondence from PGS in response to which Polarcus, supported by patent […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    In a talk show held as part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2018, Daniel Buhagiar, senior researcher in a team developing energy storage system tailored for marine renewables, spoke about the importance of patent protection for building strong collaborations within the offshore energy industry.

  • 14 November 2018

    Innovation, both by established companies and by startups, drives the industry forward but the jury is out on what is more beneficial for innovation; sharing your inventions or building a wall around it.

  • 6 November 2018

    UUV Aquabotix has been granted a United States patent for its Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) camera apparatus. Many underwater vehicles operate with a single stationary camera, an interior-based moveable camera, or multiple cameras. Each of these configurations may have significant drawbacks and ultimately limit their functionality and usefulness, Aquabotix explained. For example, a forward-facing camera can be used […]

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

    Irish tidal energy developer GKinetic Energy has been granted a European patent protection for the power generating water turbine assembly aspect of its technology.