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Northwest Energy Innovations launches wave energy device in Hawai’i

After a several months of preparation, Northwest Energy Innovations (NWEI) has successfully deployed its Azura™ wave energy device at the United States Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) near Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawai’i.  The device will be deployed for 12 months of grid-connected testing as part of a rigorous program to commercialize the Azura technology. … Continue reading Northwest Energy Innovations launches wave energy device in Hawai’i

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£7 million allocated to develop wave energy technologies

TBAT Innovation, one of the UK’s leading business consultancies is encouraging innovative energy companies to enter a funding competition launched this week, to help capture and develop tidal energy into a commercially viable energy source. Wave Energy Scotland (WES) funded by the Scottish Government and set up as part of Highlands & Islands Enterprise (HIE), … Continue reading £7 million allocated to develop wave energy technologies

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Marine energy: WavePOD prototype produces wave energy

The vision of a standardised offshore electricity generator for the wave industry reached a significant milestone this week when the WavePOD prototype produced its first power in laboratory tests. The tenth-scale WavePOD was officially switched on by David Waldron, Bosch Rexroth’s UK Business Manager for Machinery Applications and Renewables, to mark the start of the … Continue reading Marine energy: WavePOD prototype produces wave energy

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Marine energy: Tidal stream and wave power – a lot still to prove

Global installations of tidal stream and wave power are set to grow to 148MW and 21MW respectively by the end of this decade, from almost nothing today, according to new research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, but these are still trifling amounts in the context of the world’s power system. The emergence of marine renewable … Continue reading Marine energy: Tidal stream and wave power – a lot still to prove

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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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Wave energy projects receive 20 million pounds of funding

Rosie Seldon from NRG Expert reports that the Ocean Energy sector is becoming increasingly interesting as more devices reach the prototype stage and are tested out at sea. The UK government, in particular, is therefore trying to spur on the industry with grants and funding to encourage commercial operations to succeed. Max Krangle, the Managing … Continue reading Wave energy projects receive 20 million pounds of funding

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Geowave project aims to anchor wave energy

A major new research project – lead by the University of Dundee – has been launched with the aim of helping make offshore wave energy a sustainable proposition. Sustainable offshore wave energy has the potential to make a real contribution towards the binding European Union commitment to source 20% of its electricity requirements from renewable … Continue reading Geowave project aims to anchor wave energy

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The Crown Estate looks to invest in first wave and tidal energy arrays

The Crown Estate today (16 January 2013) announced it is considering investing in the UK’s first wave and tidal energy array projects, in support of its strategy to encourage growth of the emerging industry. This follows a report last year which found there is potential for tens of gigawatts of wave and tidal projects around … Continue reading The Crown Estate looks to invest in first wave and tidal energy arrays

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Marine energy: U.S. scientists trying to produce green power from ocean wave energy

Although ocean wave technology still has a long way to go, U.S. scientists are now seeking ways to make ocean wave energy the nation’s newest source of green power, local media reported on Sunday. U.S. aerospace engineers are using Texas A&M University’s wave tank to test the idea of applying the physics of wind turbines … Continue reading Marine energy: U.S. scientists trying to produce green power from ocean wave energy

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Alliance between Israel and El Salvador in the renewable energy field

Israel’s SDE Wave Power Plants company and El Salvador’s El Esplendor Development Corp announced today an alliance to execute Wave Power Technology in El Salvador and California. SDE is a world leader in the planning, building and marketing of power stations that produce power from sea waves. SDE was recently selected by a team of … Continue reading Alliance between Israel and El Salvador in the renewable energy field

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