US launches competition to help build future workforce for marine energy industry

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has launched the fourth annual Marine Energy Collegiate Competition (MECC), established to build the workforce to lead the development of marine energy industry. Illustration (Courtesy of Curtis Rusch; US Department of Energy) The competition, … Read More

HelioRec explores linking floating solar with AI

French start-up HelioRec has teamed up with information technology company Digital Dood to explore linking floating solar technology with artificial intelligence (AI) to address various blue economy challenges. Illustration/HelioRec testing its floating solar system at Ecole Centrale de Nantes (Screenshot/Video … Read More

EMEC named blue economy enterprise of the year

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been named Blue Economy Enterprise of the Year having won the Rural Blue Award at The SHIREs (Scottish Highlands and Islands Rural Economy) Awards. EMEC’s operations technician preparing waverider buoy for deployment (Courtesy … Read More