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

CorPower Ocean set to launch ‘next-generation’ wave energy converter

CorPower Ocean is set to officially launch its next-generation C4 wave energy converter alongside its new ‘CorPack Concept’, providing the building blocks for future wave energy farms. Illustration/C4 wave device rendering (Courtesy of CorPower Ocean) The unveiling, to take place … Read More

Eco Wave Power unveils plans for wave energy project in Greece

Swedish-Israeli company Eco Wave Power has presented its plans to develop a 1MW wave energy project on the island of Halki in Greece. Eco Wave Power’s wave energy floaters (Courtesy of Eco Wave Power) The plan, presented by the company’s … 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

Wave-powered desalination tech company looking to expand its team

Canadian company Oneka Technologies has started recruiting for various positions as it looks to further advance its wave energy-powered desalination technology. Illustration (Courtesy of Oneka Technologies) With the mission to make oceans the most sustainable and affordable source of drinking … Read More

CorPower Ocean goes before Swedish Parliament to spotlight wave power benefits

Swedish wave power company CorPower Ocean has spoken at the Swedish Parliament to build awareness of the future potential of wave energy amongst the nation’s policy makers. Kevin Rebenius presenting before the Swedish Parliament (Courtesy of CorPower Ocean) A presentation … Read More

Ocean Harvesting launches €3M fundraiser

Swedish company Ocean Harvesting Technologies is raising €3 million in equity investment to finance the sea trials of its scale IninityWEC wave energy device. Concept for Ocean Harvesting’s InfinityWEC (Courtesy of Ocean Harvesting Technologies) At pre-money valuation of €7 million, … Read More

Ocean Harvesting develops high-strength concrete hull for wave energy device

Swedish company Ocean Harvesting Technologies is developing a novel concrete hull for the InfinityWEC wave energy converter, using high-strength concrete with low environmental footprint. InfinityWEC with the novel high-strength concrete buoy connected to the PTO system (Courtesy of Ocean Harvesting … Read More

Supergen ORE Hub funds offshore wind and wave energy studies for early career researchers

The Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub, as part of its Early Career Researcher (ECR) Fund, has awarded funding to four offshore wind and wave energy projects at UK institutions. Illustration (Courtesy of Supergen ORE Hub) The research activities, funded … Read More

Wavepiston set to launch wave-powered desalination system in Canary Islands

Danish company Wavepiston has completed the wave energy-powered desalination system set-up on the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) test platform, which is now ready for offshore works. Wavepiston’s wave-powered desal system coming together in Canary Island (Courtesy of … Read More