An offshore demonstration by OceanBased Perpetual Energy LLC and the Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU),...
The Chinese seabed off the coast of Wuhan city is now host to a mammoth 500kW tidal stream turbine, installed over the last 18 months, near the epicentre of the global COVID-19 outbreak that has seen renewable energy projects delayed or stricken.
The US DOE Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) has announced a $22 million funding opportunity to support foundational research and development (R&D) by non-federal research institutions, and expanded testing capacity to advance the marine energy industry.
Work has begun on a 30-tonne wave machine which will take to the seas this Autumn. Fife-based fabricators AJS Production Ltd will begin fabrication of the 20-metre long Blue Star wave energy converter, designed by Edinburgh start-up Mocean Energy.
Global wave and tidal stream energy production has risen ten-fold over the last decade, according to a report issued today by Ocean Energy Systems (OES) whose annual report shows energy produced from wave and tidal stream sources surged from less than 5GWh in 2009 to 45GWh in 2019.
Malin has won the contract, offered by AWS Ocean Energy, to install a half-size version of their Archimedes Wavesing power generator.
An international Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition has been formed to advance sustainable deployment of ocean-based renewable energy.
OES is predicting strong advances in ocean energy in 2020, driven by public and private sector funding.