Marine

All news, project announcements, research and innovation in grid-scale and small scale marine energy which includes electricity generated via tidal, wave, floating hybrid, and ocean current energy. It includes new projects, as well as operations and maintenance of equipment such as energy wave converters, turbines, fabricators, surge devices and buoys.It includes the sustainable use of the marine environment, maximising use of ocean space and protecting marine animals.

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Marine energy generates £124m for Welsh economy

A total of £123.7 million ($154.8 million) has been invested into the Welsh economy as a result of marine technology to-date, and £27.5 million ($34.4 million) in the last year, according to a new report by industry association Marine Energy Wales.
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Tidal energy: Riding a wave of optimism

For years the concept of tidal energy struggled to get off the drawing board, but this has changed thanks to a series of successful demonstration projects and an influx of investment.

Offshore wind challenge to protect marine mammals using real-time data

Iberdrola affiliate company, Vineyard Wind, has launched a new Startup Challenge calling for innovative ideas that use real-time data to monitor marine mammals in the vicinity of offshore wind farms.

SINN Power develops floating ocean hybrid platform

The floating ocean hybrid platform can be used “as a complete off-grid energy solution,” generating renewable energy from waves, wind and the sun.
WaveBoost project unlocks tidal energy insights

WaveBoost project unlocks tidal energy insights

A three-year tidal energy project funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 has concluded and been hailed a success by its consortium partners.

US offers $22m funding for marine energy research

The primary goal of the funding is to increase the likelihood of commercial adoption of marine energy technologies.

Work starts on Scottish wave energy prototype

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 surges tenfold

Global wave and tidal stream energy production have risen tenfold over the last decade, according to a report issued Ocean Energy Systems (OES).

Malin Renewables to supply Scotland’s largest wave energy converter

Marine services company Malin Renewables has secured a £1m contract to supply a fifty-tonne wave energy converter.

How 1.5 MW wave demo project could ‘transform marine energy’

Bombora has now contracted more than 70 per cent of its groundbreaking £17m Pembrokeshire Demonstration Project in Wales. The project is currently on schedule...

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