ORPC expands to Ireland

Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC), a US-based tidal developer, has founded ORPC Ireland in the North West ...

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South West England lays out marine energy goals

Looking out to 2030, the South West Marine Energy Park (SW MEP) partnership paper sets out the long term ...

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HIE appoints Managing Director for WES

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has appointed Tim Hurst as Managing Director of Wave Energy Scotland (WES). ...

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Penguin wave energy converter gets EUR 17 mln

The European Commission’s research and innovation programme Horizon 2020 has granted EUR 17 mln for wave power ...

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EMEC: Free technology verification for developers

A competition run by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) offering free Environmental Technology Verification ...

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James Fisher buys Mojo Maritime

James Fisher has acquired the entire share capital of Mojo Maritime. The initial consideration is GBP 3.2 mln in ...

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RCG gets new director

The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) has appointed Gareth Lewis as the Group’s Director. Gareth Lewis’ past ...

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WERPO, Guinea-Bissau: USD 500 mln for wave power plant

WERPO has signed an agreement with the Government of Guinea-Bissau, West Africa, for the development of a 500 MW ...

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OpenHydro to deliver two grid-connected tidal arrays in 2015

OpenHydro aims to deploy two tidal arrays before the end of 2015 in France and Canada. OpenHydro, a subsidiary of ...

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Scots Bay tidal project unlikely to proceed, report says

The final report on proposed tidal barrage development in Scots Bay concludes that the project is unlikely to ...

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Minesto deems EU 2030 framework encouraging

Anders Jansson, CEO of Minesto, finds the EU action on climate very encouraging and hopes it will inspire other ...

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EMEC, JBA, Met Office: Software for wave and tidal site ops

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), JBA Consulting and Met Office have joined forces to develop software for ...

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Atlantis could resume Anglesey Skerries tidal project

Anglesey Skerries tidal project could be restarted after the recent acquisition of Marine Current Turbines, the ...

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REA: Wave and tidal jobs grow 11.4 percent

The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has released regional and national jobs analysis, which has revealed that UK ...

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VIDEO: SeaGen S 1.2 MW tidal turbine

SeaGen S 1.2 MW system is capable of delivering up to 20 MW/h of electricity per day. In 2008, the installation and ...

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ORE Catapult scoops up internationally recognized creds

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has been awarded three internationally recognized standards in ...

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BSI issues offshore renewable energy guide

British Standards Institution (BSI), a UK-based business standards company, has published a new guide on ...

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Carnegie tests CETO 6 technology at FloWave

Carnegie Wave has performed tank tests of their CETO 6 wave energy converter at FloWave ocean energy testing ...

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DECC: Share of renewables reaches 22 percent in 2014 Q4

UK Department of Energy & Climate Change has released energy statistics report for the 3 month period from ...

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Nova Scotia introduces tidal legislation

Government of Nova Scotia has introduced a new legislation that will regulate the development of marine renewable ...

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UK public shows strong support for renewables

According to a DECC public survey, nearly four fifths of the public (79 percent) said they supported the use of ...

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VIDEO: Tocardo’s T1 tidal array in operation

In February, Tocardo installed and grid-connected an array of three T1 tidal turbines. The array has the capacity ...

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Wello extends contract with EMEC for Penguin testing

Finnish wave energy developer Wello Oy is extending its testing programme at the European Marine Energy Centre ...

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US Energy Department: USD 10.5 mln for marine energy systems

The Energy Department has announced USD 10.5 million in available funding to support the design and operation of ...

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Atlantis acquires Siemens’ Marine Current Turbines

Atlantis has acquired Marine Current Turbines (MCT) from Siemens in an all share deal. The acquisition is ...

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BIRD Energy launches USD 1 mln funding opportunity

BIRD Energy has issued a new call for proposals for collaborative US – Israel renewable energy and energy ...

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Andrew McNaughton to oversee Swansea tidal development

Tidal Lagoon Power, the developer behind Swansea Bay tidal project, has appointed Andrew McNaughton as Director of ...

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