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  • Europe leading the way in marine energy - study

    The sea could supply 20% of UK energy demand and about 10% of world consumption Wave energy sources are not only available in plenty, but are also consistent, predictable and have the highest energy density among all renewable energy sources. The best resource is found between 40-60 degrees of latitude where the available resource is 30 to 70 kW/m, with peaks of 100 kW/m. The potential worldwide ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Marine Current Turbines aiming for first tidal energy farm in Scotland by 2013

    UK tidal energy company, Marine Current Turbines, is targeting 2013 to install Scotland’s first tidal energy farm. The company, which designed and deployed the world’s first commercial scale offshore tidal stream energy system in Northern Ireland’s Strangford Lough, is investigating the feasibility of a tidal farm in Kyle Rhea, a strait of water between the Isle of Skye and the ...

  • New Zealand appoints panel to evaluate marine energy applications

    An international panel of renewable energy and business experts has been appointed to evaluate applications for funding to develop marine energy in New Zealand.  The government will be making grants of up to $2 million a year for the next four years, through the Marine Energy Deployment Fund. Applications for the first funding round close at the end of February. Energy Minister David Parker today ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Marine renewables to expand underwater in UK

    English and Welsh waters are to be scoped out, for the first time, for their potential to host marine energy devices. A new study will look at the potential for wave, tidal-stream and tidal range technologies around the English and Welsh coastline. Speaking at the British Wind Energy Agency (BWEA), tidal and wave conference Lord Hunt said: “The marine energy sector has reached a pivotal stage ...


  • Mercury Marine`s environmental stewardship

    A recent expansion at Mercury Marine in Fond du Lac Wisconsin has caught the attention of professionals in the energy and environmental industries.   At an event this past May, the Wisconsin Association of Energy Engineers (WAEE) showcased Mercury's new process equipment and pollution control system.  The 75 attendees consisted of facility engineers, plant managers, project managers, ...

  • GBP 8m project to help unlock potential of marine energy launched by The Energy Technologies Institute

    An £8 million project that will produce tools capable of accurately estimating the energy yield of major wave and tidal stream energy has been approved by the Energy Technologies Institute.Performance Assessment of Wave and Tidal Array Systems (PerAWaT), a project led by Garrad Hassan, and including EDF Energy, EON, the University of Edinburgh, the University of Oxford, Queen’s University Belfast ...

  • FIND Maps Releases OceanWise Marine Data and Maps

    FIND Maps (www.findmaps.co.uk), the UK's most advanced online mapping website for professionals, is now authorized to deliver OceanWise marine datasets. These comprise an international range of Georeferenced Raster GeoTiffs as well as OceanWise Marine Themes (GIS compatible vector data). The Marine Themes datasets are compiled using authoritative data from the UK and other Hydrographic Offices. ...

  • Climeon’s groundbreaking heat-power solution wins prestigious award for marine energy savings

    /INS. Climeon AB has been awarded "Technology Innovation Award" by the multinational consulting and analytical firm Frost & Sullivan for its groundbreaking heat power solution. Frost and Sullivan rates Climeon Ocean as #1 industry solution for Marine Waste Heat Recovery. Climeon Ocean uses low temperature heat and converts it into 100% clean electricity. November 17th, 2015, Climeon was ...


  • Climeon’s groundbreaking heat-power solution wins prestigious award for marine energy savings

    Climeon AB has been awarded “Technology Innovation Award” by the multinational consulting and analytical firm Frost & Sullivan for its groundbreaking heat power solution. Frost and Sullivan rates Climeon Ocean as #1 industry solution for Marine Waste Heat Recovery. Climeon Ocean uses low temperature heat and converts it into 100% clean electricity. November 17th, 2015, ...


    By Climeon AB

  • Carbon Trust backs cutting edge marine energy devices to help accelerate commercial deployment

    The Carbon Trust is to support two cutting edge marine energy devices in a bid to accelerate the commercial development of wave and tidal energy in the UK. Projects to be supported through the Marine Energy Accelerator with Pelamis Wave Power and Marine Current Turbines will focus on installation and maintenance which currently account for up to 50% of the project costs of wave and tidal energy ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • SCS Announces Additional Marketing Efforts for Forestry and Marine Certification Programs

    Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) has announced the promotion of Nick Kordesch to the newly created position of Marketing and Communications Specialist for the company’s Natural Resources division, which includes the company’s Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) ...


    By PRWeb

  • Marine Power (Wave and Tidal) - Installed Capacity, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Profiles of Technology Developers and Key Country Analysis to 203

    Marine Power (Wave and Tidal) Installed Capacity, Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), Profiles of Technology Developers and Key Country Analysis to 2030 is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the marine energy industry. The report provides clear understanding of the global marine power market. The report ...


  • B.C. launches consultations on land-based spill capabilities

    The Government of British Columbia has launched a major consultative initiative to gauge the province's capabilities to respond to large scale, land-based oil pipeline spills. Building on five previously announced conditions for the approval of heavy-oil pipelines - most notably the proposed Embridge Northern Gateway pipeline to bring heavy oil from Alberta to tidewater in Kitimat, the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Wärtsilä´s consultation process in Finland completed

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, December 8, 2010 at 15:00 EETAs announced on October 18, 2010 Wärtsilä has decided to implement a global design for all its support functions in order to support the business in the most efficient way.To adjust to the new ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • GEI Consultants, Inc. Acquires EEA, Inc.

    GEI Consultants, Inc.,one of the nation's leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, announced today that it has acquired EEA, Inc. based in Garden City and Stony Brook, New York. EEA has completed more than 6,000 projects primarily on Long Island, in the New York City metropolitan area and greater New York State. EEA's core ...


    By GEI Consultants, Inc.,

  • US$400 million loan for Peru natural gas liquefaction plant and marine terminal

    The Inter-American Development Bank, after a rigorous evaluation of the project’s technical, economic, environmental and social feasibility, has approved a US$400 million loan for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Peru. The total cost of the Peru LNG project is approximately US$3.9 billion, representing the biggest private investment in Peru ever. The project is expected to boost the ...

  • Large Corporate Investment and Government Price Supports Are Critical to the Expansion of the Marine and Hydrokinetic Power Sector, According to Pike Research

    In many ways marine and hydrokinetic power systems offer one of the most promising areas for renewable energy development.  Marine and hydrokinetic resources – including ocean waves, tidal streams, river flows, ocean currents, and ocean thermal differences – are abundant, the technology is improving rapidly, and countries that have strong marine ...


  • AVEC Engine Licensee Wins US Navy Phase II SBIR Contract for New Marine Engine

    AVEC Corporation ("AVEC") (PINKSHEETS: AVEC) (FRANKFURT: BAE1) announced today an AVEC licensee is the winner of 2011 SBIR Phase II to increase engine efficiency while reducing engine weight. Most diesel marine engines are based on industrial engines with little regard to total weight or size. Phase II SBIR award winner EngineTec, Inc., will further advance the linear drive engine concept. ...


    By Marketwire

  • Market Report: World Marine Electric Vehicles Market 2012-2022 Published at MarketResearchReports.Biz

    Those making electric vehicles or their components seek to expand their business. To do this, they need to look beyond the oversupplied on-road sector. Marine electric vehicles are interesting as a market that is more  and often more open to innovation. However, until now, there has been no report assessing this substantial market sector. No longer. This is the world's first comprehensive ...


  • USAID Indonesia Awards Tetra Tech $32 Million Marine Resources and Biodiversity Contract

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the Company a $32 million, single-award contract to promote improved governance of marine resources and protect biodiversity in Indonesia. Under the five-year Sustainable Ecosystems Advanced (SEA) project, Tetra Tech will work with partners at the regional, national, and ...


    By Tetra Tech

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