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  • Entec report on Marine Renewable Energy sector launched

    Entec report on Marine Renewable Energy sector launched. BWEA has launched a State of the Industry report on the UK’s Marine Renewable Energy sector. The report, developed by Entec, provides BWEA with an independent review of the current status of the marine (i.e. wave and tidal stream) renewable energy industry. The focus of the review was to identify the estimated cost of energy for wave and ...


  • Maldivian move to marine energy

    Scotland will help the Maldives in developing the country’s huge potential in renewable marine energy. A study of the archipelagic country’s wave, tidal and ocean thermal energy will be conducted by Scotland’s Robert Gordon University to establish the potential before adaptations are made. Scotland’s energy minister Jim Mather met with the Maldivian environment ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Twitter Q&A: Marine Energy

    The Carbon Trust's Head of Technology Acceleration, Dr Stephen Wyatt, will be answering your questions on marine energy on Wednesday 3 October. Follow @theCarbonTrust and ask questions in advance using the hashtag #AskCarbon. Have you ever wondered how the power of waves and the tides are being harnessed to produce ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Iberdrola Ingeniería heads the world’s largest research project into marine renewable energy

    With a budget of €30 million A total of 19 companies and 25 research centres will take part in the Ocean Lider project over the next three years IBERDROLA INGENIERÍA, along with 19 Spanish companies and 25 research centres, is heading a consortium which will develop the world’s largest RDI project into marine renewable energy. The Ocean Lider initiative boasts a budget of €30 ...


    By Iberdrola

  • Cranfield joint research to inform EU policy on marine renewable energy

    A consortium of nine organisations from across Europe will investigate the environmental impact of noise, vibration and electromagnetic emissions from renewable energy devices on marine life. Marine renewable energy devices (MREDs) such as wind turbines are planned in Europe to address the growing requirement for alternative sources of energy. However, little is known about the impact ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Government invests £5m marine energy

    The Government today announced a grant of up to £5m to support the continued development of marine energy in the UK. The grant will support the development of a Marine Renewables Business Park at Hayle, in the South West. It is envisaged that the Business Park will act as a focus for the future development of a cluster of businesses based around marine energy. Hayle is close to the pioneering ...


    By Causeway Technologies

  • Funding Boost for Scottish Marine Energy

    Scotland’s marine energy sector is to benefit from a £2.8 million share of the Marine Renewables Commercialisation Fund (MRCF) which is run by the Carbon Trust. The news was announced by Energy Minister Fergus Ewing during the RenewableUK ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • DOE webinars on instrumentation for Monitoring Marine Renewable Energy Devices, Energy Efficiency in Correctional Facilities

    EERE offers webinars to the public on a range of subjects, from adopting the latest energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies to training for the clean energy workforce. Webinars are free; however, advanced registration is typically required. You can also watch archived webinars and browse previously aired videos, slides, and transcripts. Upcoming ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Renewable Distributed Energy Generation

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Renewable Distributed Energy Generation ...


    By ReportLinker

  • GL Garrad Hassan supports wave testing program at Hawai’i National Marine Renewable Energy Center

    GL Garrad Hassan has begun a project for the Hawai’i Natural Energy Institute at the University of Hawai’i (HNEI-UH) supporting the institute’s Hawai’i National Marine Renewable Energy Center (HINMREC) wave energy testing program. HINMREC, under funding from the Wind and Water Power Program of the U.S. Department of Energy, is working in collaboration with the U.S. Navy to ...


  • Marine energy doubled by predicting wave power

    The energy generated from our oceans could be doubled using new methods for predicting wave power. Research led by the University of Exeter, published (27 June) in the journal Renewable Energy, could pave the way for significant advancements in marine renewable energy, making it a more viable source of power. The study was carried out by a team of mathematicians and engineers from the University ...


    By FLS Energy

  • Greening the battlefield - marines enlist green energy in Afghanistan

    Solar-powered generators and water-cooling systems that already are helping to save civilian lives in Haiti will be put to use by Marines fighting in Afghanistan. Under desert conditions similar to those found in Afghanistan, a company at the Marine Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms recently finished training with what is considered the Corps' first renewable energy-powered base, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Tidal Today: Lowering the cost of Marine Energy generation

    The key is to ensure R&D investment looks at the overall infrastructure and practical mechanics of project installation and operation and maintenance regimes rather than development of turbine technologies in isolation, as reported by Tidal Today. Jon Harman at Tidal Today reports "What makes tidal very different from other sectors is the limited operational windows there is for ...


  • Carbon Trust to slash costs of marine energy by 20%

    £1m Carbon Trust research initiative to reduce costs of marine energy using innovative technologies transferred from traditional industries including aviation, oil and gas.Giant turbine blades developed using technology from the aviation industry and underwater hydraulic power networks as used in the oil and gas industry are just two of the technologies that could be harnessed by the marine ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Europe leading the way in marine energy - study

    The sea could supply 20% of UK energy demand and about 10% of world consumption Wave energy sources are not only available in plenty, but are also consistent, predictable and have the highest energy density among all renewable energy sources. The best resource is found between 40-60 degrees of latitude where the available resource is 30 to 70 kW/m, with peaks of 100 kW/m. The potential worldwide ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Energy Department Awards $10.5 Million for Next-Generation Marine Energy Systems

    The Energy Department today announced six organizations selected to receive up to $10.5 million to support the design and operation of innovative marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) systems through survivability and reliability-related improvements. As part of its MHK technology research and development ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Department Announces $10.5 Million for Next-Generation Marine Energy Systems

    The Energy Department today announced $10.5 million in available funding to support the design and operation of innovative marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) systems through survivability and reliability-related testing of these systems. Such advances will help these devices harness even more sustainable energy from the enormous ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Department of energy awards $37 million for Marine and Hydrokinetic energy technology development

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced selections for more than $37 million in funding to accelerate the technological and commercial readiness of emerging marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies, which seek to generate renewable electricity from the nation's oceans and free-flowing rivers and streams. The 27 projects range from concept studies and component design research to ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Efficiency, Natural Gas, Renewables Transforming US Energy

    The US is consuming energy considerably more efficiently and with lower emissions than just five years ago thanks to a slew of modern technologies that are changing decades-old patterns, research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance and industry group the Business Council for Sustainable Energy find in a new report. The Sustainable Energy in America 2013 Factbook portrays a dynamic and rapidly ...


    By Bloomberg New Energy Finance

  • EI Humber branch visit ABLE Marine Energy Park

    Members of the EI Humber branch were given the opportunity to visit the ABLE Marine Energy Park (AMEP) on 26 November 2015. ABLE UK Ltd gave a background of the company and their offshore and onshore services. They also covered the company development and the project to construct a facility at North Killinghome on the South Bank of the River Humber, to develop a Marine Energy Park. AMEP is a ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

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