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Marine governance across the English Channel lacks integration

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jul. 23, 2015)

The English Channel (La Manche) is one of the world’s busiest sea areas, and management of it is a challenging task. This study reviews governance across the Channel, finding poor integration between countries, sectors, policies and research. The study also considers management in terms of the ecosystem approach and suggests that linking ...

Innovative Wave Power Device Starts Producing Clean Power in Hawaii

by US Department of Energy  (Jul. 6, 2015)

With support from the Energy Department and the U.S. Navy, a prototype wave energy device has advanced successfully from initial concept to grid-connected, open-sea pilot testing. The device, called Azura, was recently launched and installed in a 30-meter test berth at the Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) in Kaneohe Bay, on the ...

Chile, a Sun and Sea ‘Mine’

by Enel Green Power SpA  (Jun. 30, 2015)

The country, which is famous for its metal ores, also has abundant renewable energy. With 2,380 hours a year of exposure and a radiation percentage higher than that of the Sahara, it has a considerable growth potential in solar PV, and the long Ocean coastline offer significant development prospects for marine energy. Chile, which is famous in ...

Seizing the Blue Economy Approach in the Western Indian Ocean Region. Achim Steiner Speech to Nairobi Convention COP

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Jun. 23, 2015)

Your Excellency Didier Dogley, Minister for Environment, Energy and Climate Change of the Republic of Seychelles; Ministers of the Republic of Seychelles; Ambassadors; Resident Heads of UN organizations; Principal Secretaries; Distinguished Guests; Ladies and Gentlemen ...

Request for Information for Marine and Hydrokinetic Environmental Monitoring Technologies and Field Testing Opportunities

by US Department of Energy  (Jun. 22, 2015)

The Energy Department’s Water Power Program is seeking feedback from the marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders regarding the program’s activities and priorities in MHK environmental monitoring and field testing opportunities. The Water Power Program is ...

Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project gets green light on planning

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Jun. 9, 2015)

Planning consent was given today for construction of the world’s first tidal lagoon, in a boost to moving towards a low carbon, home grown energy mix. If built, turbines in the proposed six-mile horseshoe shaped sea wall around Swansea Bay in Wales could generate around 500GWh per year of low carbon electricity. Energy and Climate Change ...

U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Award - Marine Corps Air Station Miramar for Energy Conservation, Tour state-of-the-art green facilities

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (May 19, 2015)

On Wednesday, May 20th U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy will join Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar officials to present the 2015 EPA Federal Green Challenge award for Energy. The base is being recognized for having the greatest percentage reduction in energy use nationally, cutting its fuel oil consumption by 98% in 2014 by building a ...

Christopher Clark Deschene Announced as DOE Office of Indian Energy Director

by US Department of Energy  (May 19, 2015)

On May 18, 2015, Christopher Clark Deschene joined the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as Director of the Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs. Deschene, a member of the Navajo Nation, brings more than 20 years of management and policy experience to DOE, along with extensive tribal relationships and deep expertise in business and energy ...

The rising Tide of Ocean Energy – New Ideas for Renewable Power

by Climate News Network  (May 11, 2015)

A race is on worldwide to harness the tides and waves for electrical power, with more than 100 different devices being tested by companies hoping to make a commercial breakthrough. And a new report from the European Union’s Joint Research Centre expresses confidence ...

EU Marine Energy Centre offers free Technology Verification

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 6, 2015)

The Scottish Energy Minister has today launched a competition run by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) offering free Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) to successful technology developers. In his keynote address at the All-Energy conference in Glasgow, Fergus Ewing announced that the winner of the competition will be ...

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