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  • Successful ocean test advances wave energy research

    The newest prototype of a wave energy device being developed by Oregon State University and Columbia Power Technologies was successfully tested last month in the ocean off Newport, Ore., providing valuable data and moving the research program closer to commercialization. In a $1 million research effort during the past year, 18 different “direct drive” wave energy technologies have been evaluated, ...


  • Harnessing energy from the oceans

    Forever moving - our restless oceans have enough energy to power the world. As long as the Earth turns and the moon keeps its appointed cycle, the oceans will absorb and dissipate vast amounts of kinetic energy - a renewable energy resource of enormous potential. But harnessing this resource has proven more difficult than first thought. In this the latest installment of the GLOBE-Net Series on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Global Ocean Energy Report

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Ocean Energy Report ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Harnessing energy from the oceans

    Forever moving - our restless oceans have enough energy to power the world. As long as the Earth turns and the moon keeps its appointed cycle, the oceans will absorb and dissipate vast amounts of kinetic energy - a renewable energy resource of enormous potential. But harnessing this resource has proven more difficult than first thought. In this the latest installment of the GLOBE-Net Series on ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EU Ocean Energy Association conference

    Introduction Good morning. It is a great pleasure for me to be here today to address you at the 2013 Ocean Energy Europe conference. I am delighted that the EU Ocean Energy Association chose the UK to host the conference for the first time ever outside of Brussels. This illustrates the strong role that the UK has been playing and continues to play in supporting the ...

  • Irish Minister welcomes Vattenfall Ocean Energy investment

    Vattenfall has selected Ireland to develop commercial scale ocean wave energy electricity generation. Announcing the initiative, Ireland’s Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Eamon Ryan, today called it an exciting and very timely initiative to develop a viable, clean and valuable new renewable energy source. A joint venture, Tonn Energy, has been formed between Vattenfall ...


    By Vattenfall AB

  • Pacific leaders take action On clean energy, transportation, ocean conservation

    Leaders from British Columbia, California, Oregon, and Washington have signed onto a series of joint actions that will help create jobs, strengthen the Pacific Coast economy, advance action on climate change and clean energy, and protect the marine environment. The actions were ratified today during the inaugural Leaders' Forum of the Pacific Coast Collaborative. Established by British Columbia's ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Ocean Power Technologies deploys wave energy device off Hawaii coast

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) announced on February 1 that it has successfully deployed one of its PowerBuoy wave energy devices about a mile offshore from a U.S. Marine Corps Base on the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The device generates up to 40 kilowatts of power from the rise and fall of the waves, and since its deployment in December 2009, it has been generating power within ...

  • The rising Tide of Ocean Energy – New Ideas for Renewable Power

    A race is on worldwide to harness the tides and waves for electrical power, with more than 100 different devices being tested by companies hoping to make a commercial breakthrough. And a new report from the European Union’s Joint Research Centre expresses confidence ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Ocean Thermal Energy conversion and the company bringing it to market: a catalyst for saving the environment

    The awareness of human induced effects on the environment has been in the public domain for nearly 200 years. Dating back to 1824, French physicist Joseph Fourier brought to light the impact of greenhouse gases on our environment. Yet since Fourier’s observation of this basic scientific truth, global carbon dioxide (CO2) levels have grown exponentially, passing the 400 parts per million ...

  • Ocean Power Technologies Prepares PowerBuoy Wave Energy Technology for Commercial-Scale Operations, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Ocean Power Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ:OPTT) (OPT) (Pennington, New Jersey), which designs and produces wave-energy devices for the renewable power sector, yesterday reported ...


  • New design to capture ocean’s motion gets Carbon Trust funding

    The Carbon Trust has awarded a Belfast-based company over GBP 153,000 to accelerate the development of its innovative electricity-generating wave energy converter. The converter aims to improve the efficiency with which energy is captured from the sea by harnessing power from both the vertical and horizontal motion of waves. The DUO WEC concept, developed by Pure Marine Gen Ltd, is designed to ...


    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

  • Ocean Power Technologies Appoints New Vice President of Operations

    PENNINGTON, N.J. - Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTT and London Stock Exchange AIM: OPT) (“OPT” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael G. Kelly as Vice President of Operations. Mr. Kelly, 50, joins OPT with thirty years of experience in the marine industry, spanning design, manufacturing, deployment and field service of large, ...

  • 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

  • Global and China Offshore Wind Energy to 2014 - Deep Research Report

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Global and China Offshore Wind Energy to 2014 Deep Research Report" to its huge collection of research reports. It was a professional and depth research report on Global and China Offshore Wind Farm Operation. We make a detailed analysis on 12 major offshore wind energy countries including Denmark UK Sweden etc in the world. We analysis their ...


  • Market Research Report on Geothermal Energy Market (2012-2018)

    Geothermal energy is a type of heat energy that is produced in the earth’s core. This energy is utilized in a wide range of applications from power stations to simple pumping systems. Geothermal energy is considered as a renewable source of energy since the water which is captured in the form of heat while extracting geothermal energy is continuously replenished by rainfall and again the ...


  • 2012 Deep Research Report on China Distributed Energy Resources Industry

    This is a professional and in-depth research report on China Distributed Energy Resources (DER) industry. This report firstly introduces Distributed Energy Resources definition, classification, industry chain and other related information. It covers global and China DER development status and economy analysis, and DER market status and development future,and also lists key regions and their DER ...


  • Energy Department advances research on methane hydrates – the world’s largest untapped fossil energy resource

    The Energy Department today announced the selection of 14 new research projects across 11 states that will be a part of an expanding portfolio of projects designed to increase our understanding of methane hydrates’ potential as a future energy supply. Methane hydrates are 3D ice-lattice structures with natural gas locked inside, and are found both onshore and offshore – including ...


    By US Department of Energy

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