Ocean Energy News

  • Government Support for Offshore Wind Creates Massive Economic Opportunity for Britain

    RenewableUK says the UK government's announcement on November 9 of the next round of competitive auctions to support offshore wind will provide a boost for British industry. "It's great news that the Government is supporting offshore wind. This will enable our world-leading industry to deliver significant investment to the UK. The competitive auction process is continuing to drive down ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Oceaneering to Participate at the Jefferies Energy Conference

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE:OII) announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Alan R. Curtis will meet with institutional investors at the Jefferies 2016 Energy Conference in Houston, Texas on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. The presentation handout will be made available after the close of the market on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, ...

  • PowerCell has together with project partners applied for EU funding for development of fuel cell systems for marine applications

    Together with a consortium, the leading fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) has applied for EU funding through the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking for the development of a system based on the fuel cell stack PowerCell S3 for integration and testing in marine environments. The application has been positively assessed. ...


    By PowerCell Sweden AB

  • U.S. Navy`s First Net Zero Energy Military Base

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) has awarded a $170 million, 23-year energy savings performance contract to Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, for an energy conservation and distributed generation project that will enable the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) in Albany, Ga., to reduce energy use, increase energy security, and meet energy demands from renewable ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Next Wave Of IoT Investment to Occur in Streetlight Market

    October 25, 2016 -- The first wave of Internet of Things (IoT) investment has already occurred in the utility sector with smart grid deployments. The next wave will take place in the public outdoor street lighting market. Over the course of the next decade, cities and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • ABB and Microsoft Partner To Drive Digital Industrial Transformation

    ABB and Microsoft Corp. recently announced a strategic partnership to help industrial customers create new value with digital solutions. Customers will benefit from the combination of the Microsoft Azure intelligent cloud and ABB's domain knowledge and extensive portfolio of industrial solutions. The two partners are focused on empowering digital transformation in customer segments such as ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Computational Ocean Sciences – Assistant Professor

    The Department of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences at Old Dominion University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning fall 2017. We seek candidates with research interests in marine ecosystems, oceanographic biogeochemical processes, and climate change. The successful candidate will have a computational focus, preferably taking advantage of the increasing ...

  • Demand Response and Energy Efficiency Programs in an IoT World

    The Internet of Things (IoT) has ushered utilities and electricity providers into a world of connected devices -- smart thermostats, hot water heaters, dryers, EVs, pool equipment, etc.  This presentation at the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Oceaneering to Present at the Johnson Rice Energy Conference

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE:OII) announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Alan R. Curtis will meet with institutional investors and make a presentation at the Johnson Rice Energy Conference in New Orleans on Thursday, September 22, 2016. The presentation handout will be made available after the close of the market on Wednesday, ...

  • James Fisher Lands MeyGen O&M Deal

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has been granted preferred supplier status for a 5-year period in connection with the operations and maintenance (O&M) of the MeyGen Phase 1A tidal turbines. Three turbines have been supplied by Andritz Hydro Hammerfest, and the fourth by Atlantis, each with a rated power of 1.5 MW. Three of the turbines are being installed and connected later this ...


    By Teledyne Webb Research (TWR)

  • New emissions regulations indicate rise of LNG as marine fuel in Asia

    Given the restrictions implemented by International Marine Organization (IMO) requiring lower exhaust emission of sulfur oxides (SOx), nitrous oxide (NOx), particulate matter (PM), and carbon dioxide (CO2), there will necessarily be a movement towards lower-emission fuels, especially in Emissions Control Areas (ECAs). The coasts of the US, Canada and Northern Europe are all highly regulated ...


    By dmg :: events

  • NOC contributes to a new free online course

    Satellite oceanographers at NOC have contributed to a new massive open online course, or mooc. The course launch is timed to coincide with wider release of data from Sentinel-3, the dedicated ocean satellite launched earlier this year Dr Val Byfield from the NOC said “Satellite oceanographers at NOC have contributed to the development of some of the data products available from this ...

  • Scottish Firm Claims Commercial Tidal Power Breakthrough

    Guardian: World First for Shetlands in Tidal Power Breakthrough A power company in Shetland has claimed a breakthrough in the race to develop viable offshore tidal stations after successfully feeding electricity to local homes. Nova ...


    By Greentech Media

  • Made in the USA by Veterans –Interview with Envision Solar

    “We invent, engineer and manufacture products in our San Diego facility where our team of combat veterans, disabled workers and other valuable team members proudly integrate the highest quality components into our Made in America products,” says Desmond Wheatley, President and CEO of Envision Solar, www.envisionsolar.com, a San Diego-based sustainable ...

  • Valeport Support Ocean Rower from Singapore to New Zealand

    In this epic journey, Kiwi adventurer Grant 'Axe' Rawlinson is making an attempt to travel all the way from Singapore (where Axe is based) back to his home country of New Zealand, by using solely his human power - a journey of some 12,000km. Phase one will involve rowing through the Indonesian archipalego and across the Timor Sea to Darwin. A distance of some 4,500km. ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Playback of audio files on the FX100 Generator

    The current firmware of the NTi Audio FX100 Audio Analyzer allows you to playback audio files through the analog or digital generator output ports. These signals can be integrated into regular measurements and measurement sequences. This creates a number of application possibilities. Audio test applications often require specific signals, such as band-limited noise, tone-burst, ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Oceaneering Awarded Safety in Seas Safety Practice Award

    The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) recently named Oceaneering International, Inc. as the recipient of the 2016 Safety in Seas Safety Practice Award. Kevin McEvoy, Oceaneering’s CEO, accepted the award at the NOIA annual meeting in Washington, DC. “We are honored to receive this distinguished award from such a well-respected organization as NOIA. We are committed to the ...

  • Major Milestones Reached for Renewable Energy Investments

    Coal and gas-fired electricity generation last year drew less than half the record investment made in solar, wind and other renewables capacity — one of several important firsts for green energy announced today in a UN-backed report. Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016, the 10th edition of UNEP’s annual report, launched today by the Frankfurt ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • DESMI Eliminates Up-front Investment in Energy-saving Pumps

    Bold business case If you know of a better business case than this, then we’d like to hear about it. Industrial pump manufacturer DESMI’s ‘Pumps For Free’ payment model is set to take the maritime world by storm, offering to eliminate the up-front investment normally required for new, energy-saving pumps and asking for payment out of the shipowner’s ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Oceans are heating up at the double

    Ocean temperatures first collected during one of the great 19th-century voyages of exploration confirm one of the consequences of climate change: humans have managed to warm even the deepest parts of the ocean. A new study in Nature Climate Change calculates that the amount of heat absorbed by the ocean has doubled in the last 18 years. A third of this heat has ...


    By Climate News Network

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