EU opens €10M innovation call for ocean energy and offshore floating solar technologies

The European Union’s key funding programme for research and innovation Horizon Europe has launched a €10 million call for projects related to innovative foundations, floating substructures and connection systems for ocean energy and offshore floating solar technologies. Illustration/Offshore floating solar … Read More

Mindseed teams up with Ocean Energy to explore satellite-based solutions for marine energy

Dublin-based information and communications technology (ICT) consultancy Mindseed has formed partnership with Ocean Energy to assess the potential benefits of using satellite-based services within the marine energy sector to address key operational challenges. Birds-side view of Ocean Energy’s wave energy … Read More

New 2030 sub-target in revised Directive can keep Europe at the cutting-edge of renewable energy innovation

The following article is an op-ed piece authored by Donagh Cagney, Policy Director at Ocean Energy Europe. The article first appeared on Euractiv. Nova Innovation’s Eunice tidal turbine (Courtesy of Nova Innovation) A new sub-target in the revised Renewable Energy … Read More

DTOceanPlus design tools set for demonstration

The EU-funded DTOceanPlus project has developed standalone beta versions of the whole suite of new design tools for ocean energy systems which are now ready for the demonstration phase. Illustration/Sabella’s D10 tidal turbine (Courtesy of DTOceanPlus/Sabella) The core functionality of … Read More

CASE opens research funding call for green energy systems

The Centre for Advanced Sustainable Energy (CASE) has opened a call for applications from suitably qualified consortia for research and development funding to support the decarbonisation of the energy system in Northern Ireland. Illustration (Courtesy of CASE) The developers working … Read More

Kraken project delivers robotic arm for ocean energy IRM

Offshore renewables research centre WavEC and its partners have completed the ‘Kraken‘ project aimed at developing an ROV robotic arm for the inspection, repair and maintenance of ocean energy devices. The kraken project received financing from FCT, GOBCAN-ACIISI and SEAI … Read More