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The 2MW floating tidal turbine been towed out of H&W to Kirkwall for final checks
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#FloatingTurbine- Scotrenewables an Orkney based developer whose 2MW floating tidal turbine as previously reported on Afloat has departed Belfast Harbour for its Kirkwall headquarters. ReNews reports that the SR2000 will undergo final checks at Kirkwall before installation at the European…
Public Consultation On Galway Bay Marine Test Site Lease Application
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#SeaPower - A public consultation is underway on the Marine Institute’s application for a foreshore lease to upgrade the Galway Bay Marine and Renewable Energy Test Site. The Marine Institute has applied to the Department of the Environment, Community and…
Three wind turbines a lot like this one would be installed off Spiddal, the closest 1.7km from shore
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#PowerFromTheSea - The Irish Times reports that the Marine Institute hopes to install wind turbines in Galway Bay for an offshore renewable energy trial. Permission is being sought for up to three turbines, with a maximum height of 35m above sea…
The proposed zones for tidal energy off Anglesey, north Wales.
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#TidalEnergy - An underwater turbine scheme off Anglesey, north Wales, will help power up to 25,000 homes, reports The Daily Post. The scheme would create one of the most sought after tidal energy sites in the world, has received a…
Pembroke Port, location site of the wave energy converter WaveSub
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#PortWaveSub - An agreement between Marine Power Systems (MPS) following testing of key components of a pioneering wave powered renewable energy technology at Pembroke Port has been signed with the facility’s operator, the Port of Milford Haven. The pump that is…
Ireland Well Placed To Capitalise On Mainstreaming Of Ocean Energy
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#PowerFromTheSea - Ireland could be central to the mainstreaming of ocean energy over the next 35 years, according to a new report from the emerging industry. As The Irish Times reports, the Marine Renewables Industry Association (MRIA) maintains a healthy…
Father of Ocean Energy – Professor Tony Lewis
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Global leaders in the field of marine renewable energy are in Cork today (Monday) to attend a two-day symposium in honour of the ‘father of ocean energy’, Professor Tony Lewis. The Lewis Symposium, hosted by the MaREI Centre for Marine…
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#3DwindMaps -The world’s largest trial of scanning Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology by Carbon Trust is taking place on Dublin Bay. This is the latest Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) project designed to help reduce the cost of energy from…
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#TurbineToGo - A tidal energy turbine is to be removed from Strangford Lough, Co. Down, reports BBC News. The SeaGen turbine was lowered into place in 2008 (see report photo) and generates electricity from tidal currents. Two horizontal axis turbines…
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#NewOilboat -A new floating production, storage and off-loading (FPSO) vessel, which will produce and store oil coming from Tullow Oil’ s Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (Ten) offshore oil fields, according to The Irish Times set off for Ghana last weekend. The massive FPSO (for…
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#OceanEnergy - Not only the subject of a new Irish-authored research paper, Ireland's ocean energy potential is the focus of an in-depth feature this week on Silicon Republic that highlights five research labs in Ireland's renewables sector. Among them are…
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#Windfarm - Scotland is set to host the first floating offshore windfarm in British and Irish waters, as the Guardian reports. Backed by Norwegian energy giant Statoil, the Hywind Scotland project will comprise five 6MW turbines interconnected by cables and…
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James Ives, CEO at tidal energy company OpenHydro will speaking tomorrow at the Ocean Energy Europe Conference being held this week in Croke Park in Dublin. Ives will tell how the Irish marine renewable firm is to be the global leader…
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#Budget2016 - Ocean energy research will receive a further €4.5 million boost in next year's Budget, as announced by the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources. The funding follows from last year's €10 million allocation to ocean energy research,…
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#MarineIndustry - With Ireland's maritime industry definitively outperforming the general economy since the global financial crisis began, "reliable statistics" on the sector are needed to understand how the health of our waters and coastline affects the country as a whole.…
Irish Sea Wind Farm Changes Hands
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#WindFarm - Investment group Macquarie has been awarded the licence for a €377 million offshore wind farm link in the Irish Sea, as The Irish Times reports. The West of Duddon Sands Wind Farm, located off Cumbria in the Irish…

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