European Commission backs floating tidal innovation project

The FORWARD-2030 project consortium will receive €20.5 million from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.


Japan and Ireland partner on Canadian tidal power project

Chubu Electric Power and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha have partnered with Ireland's DP Energy for the Uisce Tapa Tidal Energy project in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Ocean Infinity acquisition unites geodata with robotics for offshore renewables

Marine robotics company, Ocean Infinity, has acquired UK marine geotechnics company, Geowynd.

CorPower completes 45-tonne wave energy test rig

CorPower has constructed a 45-tonne moving mass system, a test rig capable of simulating ocean wave conditions anywhere in the world.
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Scotland awards £2m to Nova Innovation to scale up tidal energy

Nova Innovation has been awarded a £2 million cash injection from the Scottish Government to advance tidal turbine manufacturing to a global level.

Orbital’s tidal turbine starts exporting clean power

Orbital Marine Power's O2, touted as being the world's most powerful tidal turbine, has commenced grid connected power generation at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney.
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$27m DoE funding to advance US wave energy solutions

A total of $27 million in federal funding has been announced by the US Department of Energy (DoE) to advance research and development of wave energy technologies in the US.