Marine Renewables Canada strengthens ties with ELBE Alliance

Canada’s national association for offshore renewable energies Marine Renewables Canada has formalised a collaboration with the European Leaders of Blue Energy (ELBE) Alliance focused on the marine energy and offshore wind sectors. Courtesy of Marine Renewables Canada As part of … Read More

French tidal energy company bags €2.5M investment

French company Sabella has collected €2.5 million through bond issue to help support its tidal energy business and activities. Illustration/Sabella’s D10 tidal turbine (Courtesy of Sabella) The investment campaign, run on GwenneG platform, proved a success for Sabella which issued … Read More

US DOE selects eight marine energy projects for funding support

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has allocated $2.6 million for 13 marine energy and hydropower projects as part of its program that supports research and innovation in small businesses. ORPC’s RivGen device prior to installation in Igiugig, Alaska (Courtesy … Read More

Sustainable Marine exports first floating tidal power to Nova Scotia grid

UK-based marine energy company Sustainable Marine has harnessed the enormous tidal currents in Canada’s Bay of Fundy, delivering the first floating in-stream tidal power to Nova Scotia’s grid. Sustainable Marine’s PLAT-I floating tidal energy platform in Nova Scotia (Courtesy of … Read More

New energy innovation campus in UK set to transform large-scale manufacturing

A global center of excellence aiming to transform large-scale manufacturing for energy transition-related sectors through innovation and skills development has been launched in the south-east of Scotland. The Arrol Gibb Innovation Campus – AGIC (Courtesy of the University of Edinburgh) … Read More

Op-ed: What the UK energy security strategy means for wave and tidal stream energy

The following article is an op-ed piece authored by Richard Arnold, policy director at the UK Marine Energy Council. The article first appeared at Marine Energy Wales. Morlais Demonstration Zone (Courtesy of Welsh Government) Putin’s invasion of Ukraine emphasises the interrelated nature … Read More

SIMEC Atlantis seeks more time to repay Abundance Investment debentures

Edinburgh-based tidal energy developer SIMEC Atlantis Energy has entered into discussions with Abundance Investment to extend the timing for the repayment of the €5.9 million debenture issued to the company in 2017. MeyGen turbine ahead of installation (Courtesy of SIMEC … Read More

Acoustic cameras to shed more light on fish interactions with hydrokinetic systems

While exploring hydrokinetic devices in rivers and tidal estuaries, the researchers from the US universities and national laboratories have used acoustic cameras to assess collision risk of fish and moving turbine blades in the water. Tanana River test site in … Read More

Marine renewables specialist Innosea sets up shop in Spain

Innosea, the international engineering, design and R&D consultancy within marine renewable energy sector, has expanded its European presence to the Spanish market. Jordi Serret, head of Innosea’s Spanish office (Courtesy of Innosea) Innosea’s presence in Barcelona is the company’s first … Read More

Minesto outlines tidal array build-out plan to bolster energy transition of the Faroe Islands

Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has launched a detailed plan for large-scale build-out of tidal energy arrays in the Faroe Islands that will help bring the island country closer to 100% renewable energy. Minesto’s team with Dragon Class tidal energy … Read More