Tag Archives: Ocean Energy

Massachusetts kicks off new ocean energy development process

Massachusetts electric distribution companies and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) just issued a joint request for proposals (RFP) for 400 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind energy – the first request of its kind and a huge milestone of American offshore wind. The highly anticipated request follows a Massachusetts law passed last year calling … Continue reading Massachusetts kicks off new ocean energy development process

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New European programme to fund open sea testing for ocean energy

The €11m FORESEA project brings together Europe’s leading ocean energy test facilities to help demonstration of tidal, wave and offshore wind energy technologies in real-sea conditions. The project is funded by the Interreg NWE (North-West Europe) programme, part of the ERDF (European Regional Development Fund). Led by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), the FORESEA … Continue reading New European programme to fund open sea testing for ocean energy

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Alstom shows off its marine energies in Nantes

Ocean energy is a major growth area in renewable power, and we’re committed to developing it to the fullest. Alstom is the only company that offers proven products for both the tidal and offshore wind markets.   Alstom once again took part in the Thetis exhibition, the young but growing exhibition showcasing marine energies, which … Continue reading Alstom shows off its marine energies in Nantes

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IHI and Toshiba to Launch Demonstration Research of Ocean Energy

IHI and Toshiba have been selected by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (“NEDO”) as co-researchers in the “Research and Development (“R&D”) of Ocean Energy Technology – Demonstration Research of Ocean Energy Power Generation”. After concluding the formal contract with NEDO, we will conduct demonstration research of a turbine system driven by the … Continue reading IHI and Toshiba to Launch Demonstration Research of Ocean Energy

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Atlantis Awarded Feed-in Tariff for 4.5MW of Tidal Energy in Canada

tlantis Resources Limited’s Canadian subsidiary has been awarded a Feed-in Tariff for up to 4.5 megawatts of tidal generation to be deployed at the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) in Nova Scotia, Canada. The Developmental Feed-In-Tariff award of C$530 (£292) per megawatt hour (MWh) provides revenue support for Atlantis to deploy and operate … Continue reading Atlantis Awarded Feed-in Tariff for 4.5MW of Tidal Energy in Canada

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Marine energy: Alstom chosen to equip pilot tidal energy farm at raz Blanchard in France

Together with GDF SUEZ, Alstom has been chosen by the ADEME to equip a tidal pilot  farm at the raz Blanchard, on the western part of the Cotentin peninsula (Manche department, France), as part of a Call for Expression of Interest (CEI) issued by the French Government in September 2013. Four Oceade™18 – 1.4MW tidal … Continue reading Marine energy: Alstom chosen to equip pilot tidal energy farm at raz Blanchard in France

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Alstom’s tidal turbines have generated over 1GWh to the Scottish grid

As part of their testing programmes at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, Alstom’s tidal devices have now generated over 1GWh of electricity, in actual operating conditions, to the Scottish grid.   Alstom’s 1MW tidal turbine, deployed in 2013 as part of the ReDAPT[1]  project, at EMEC’s tidal test site, has demonstrated … Continue reading Alstom’s tidal turbines have generated over 1GWh to the Scottish grid

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EMEC awarded MRCF funding to develop unique tidal energy monit

The Scottish Government has awarded a share of the Marine Renewables Commercialisation Fund (MRCF) to the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) to support the further development of an integrated site characterisation and measurement platform for high energy marine environments. The support of the MRCF Array Technology Innovation Programme (ATIP) will enable EMEC to further develop, … Continue reading EMEC awarded MRCF funding to develop unique tidal energy monit

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Lockheed Martin and Victorian Wave Partners sign contract to start development of world’s largest wave energy project

To advance the availability of alternative energy solutions, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] announced today that it has signed a contract with Victorian Wave Partners Ltd. to begin developing the world’s largest wave energy project announced to date. This is a significant step toward making ocean energy commercially available. The 62.5-megawatt peak power wave energy generation … Continue reading Lockheed Martin and Victorian Wave Partners sign contract to start development of world’s largest wave energy project

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Ocean Energy Projects Developing On and Off America’s Shores

Take a moment to think about where your electricity comes from and what comes to mind? Perhaps natural gas pipelines and railcars filled with coal — or maybe solar farms spread across acres of land. Adding to this mix is a newcomer to the field. With advancements in technologies, Americans will soon be able to … Continue reading Ocean Energy Projects Developing On and Off America’s Shores

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