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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.

Naval Energies and Hitachi Zosen in floating windpower partnership

A collaboration on floating wind technology has been signed between France’s Naval Energies and Japan’s Hitachi Zosen Corporation.

GE to partner on MeyGen tidal energy project in Scotland

SIMEC Atlantis Energy has chosen GE’s Power Conversion business as its preferred supplier to deliver the electrical systems that will power the tidal stream turbines for the MeyGen tidal development.

Hybrid renewables project for French island

French renewable energy companies Sabella and Akuo Energy have signed a partnership agreement as part of the Phares multi-energy clean power project on the French island of Ouessant.

Marine energy firm Minesto wins $2.8m for Denmark project

Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has been awarded a €2.5m ($2.8m) grant from the European Commission’s SME Instrument programme.

Magallanes tidal power project sends first electricity to UK power grid

Spanish tidal energy developer, Magallanes Renovables, has generated its first electricity into the UK national grid following connection at the European Marine Energy Centre.

Black & Veatch hired for UK tidal energy project

Black & Veatch has won a design services contract for a tidal energy project in the UK.

New tidal energy project for UK

UK tidal energy firm Inyanga-Tech has launched a new project called HydroWing.

Joint venture to launch French tidal energy project

A collaboration has been launched to bring 2 GW of tidal energy to northern France.

Tesla batteries integrated with tidal array

Scottish wavepower company Nova Innovation has integrated its tidal energy array with Tesla battery storage.

Wave energy technology passes sea trials

A wave energy technology has completed an 18-month test programme and has now been verified by the European Marine Energy Centre.

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