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Shell files revised Arctic offshore drilling plan

by Associated Press  (Aug. 28, 2014)

Royal Dutch Shell PLC has filed a revised Arctic offshore drilling plan with federal regulators but says the company hasn't decided whether to return to waters off the coast of northwest Alaska in 2015. The revised exploration plan submitted to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in Anchorage calls for two drilling vessels to operate ...

$1.3m funding for wave power development in Australia

by Climate Action  (Jul. 24, 2014)

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) will use the funding to undertake an innovative wave resource mapping and modelling project. Australia’s only wave power development – Carnegie Wave Energy Limited’s Perth Wave Energy Project off Garden Island in Western Australia – will be monitored ...

Climate Action: Commission Uses Polluters` Revenues to Fund Clean Energy Projects Across Europe

by Europa Press Room  (Jul. 8, 2014)

The European Commission today awarded €1 billion funding to 19 projects to fight climate change under the second call of the so-called NER 300 funding programme. The funding for the projects comes from revenues resulting from the sale of emission allowances in the EU Emissions Trading System. This makes the polluters the driving ...

Energy Department Announces $7.25 Million for Projects to Advance America’s Emerging Marine & Hydrokinetic Industry

by US Department of Energy  (Sep. 4, 2014)

The Energy Department today announced $7.25 million to 6 awardees that will continue to advance marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies as a viable source for America’s clean energy portfolio. MHK technologies convert the energy of waves, tides, rivers, and ocean currents into electricity that can be used by homes and businesses, ...

Calling All Coders: Help Advance America`s Wave Power Industry

by US Department of Energy  (Aug. 4, 2014)

With more than 50% of the nation's population living within 50 miles of coastlines, we have vast potential to provide clean, renewable electricity to communities and cities across the United States using marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies. To help this emerging industry develop new models and tools that improve the design, development, and ...

EPA awards over $756,000 to research coastal climate change impacts on Swinomish Indian Tribal Community

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jul. 23, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today it is awarding over $756,000 to the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community to research coastal climate impacts to traditional foods, cultural sites and tribal community health and well-being. The combination of sea level rise, wave impacts, and shoreline development will change coastal ecosystems ...

BOEM Issues First Renewable Energy Lease for MHK Technology Testing in Federal Waters

by US Department of Energy  (Jun. 23, 2014)

On June 3rd, 2014 the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued the first ever lease to test marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) energy devices in federal waters to Florida Atlantic University (FAU). Harnessing the power of ocean currents, FAU’s Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) plans to deploy experimental ...

NRDC: We Can’t Risk Another Deepwater Horizon, and Shouldn’t Open Coasts for Drilling

by Natural Resources Defense Council  (Jun. 13, 2014)

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is beginning to develop its plan for leasing offshore parcels for oil and gas production for the five-year period that begins in mid-2017. NRDC senior attorney and Oceans Program Director Sarah Chasis made the following statement: “Congress has not implemented any meaningful measures since the ...

Request for Information for Marine and Hydrokinetic Field Measurements

by US Department of Energy  (May 21, 2014)

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 verification and validation of advanced open source MHK design tools and models. The Water Power Program is specifically interested in ...

Energy Department announces $10 million for wave energy demonstration at Navy’s Hawaii test site

by US Department of Energy  (Apr. 28, 2014)

The Energy Department today announced $10 million to test prototypes designed to generate clean, renewable electricity from ocean waves and help diversify America’s energy portfolio. The Energy Department-supported demonstrations at the U.S. Navy’s wave energy test site off Hawaii’s island of Oahu will help develop reliable wave ...

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