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New Owner For Strangford Lough Tidal Turbine
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#PowerFromTheSea - Strangford Lough's SeaGen tidal power turbine has a new owner, as BelfastLive reports. And Singapore-based Atlantis Resources is set to focus on the Northern Irish sea inlet in its plans for expansion of tidal energy development across the…
Irish Projects Prove Ocean Energy Potential - MEP Kelly Tells Brussels Ocean Energy Forum
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#powerfromthesea – Two Irish projects, based in Cork and Clare, demonstrate the potential that can be unleashed from Ocean Energy, according to Seán Kelly MEP who addressed the Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, and other attendees…
Marine Renewable Energy Sector Worth €9 Billion by 2030
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#powerfromthesea – Ireland's marine renewable energy sector could ultimately be worth as much as €9 billion by 2030, and be supporting thousands of jobs on the island, according to Energy Minister Alex White. Speaking at the Marine Renewable Energy Ireland…
Marine Energy Activities Boosted With Extra €4.2m in EU Funding
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#powerfromthesea – Minister for Communications, Energy & Natural Resources Alex White T.D. welcomed the announcement that the SFI Centre for Marine Renewable Energy Ireland (MaREI) had successfully raised an additional €4.2 million in funding from EU research funds for marine…
Scottish Tidal Energy Scheme Gets Green Light From Financiers
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#SeaPower - What's been described as the world's largest planned tidal energy scheme has been given the green light by its financiers, with construction set to begin off the northern Scottish coast in the new year, as The Guardian reports. Previously…
Energy Cork to Host Irish & International Speakers at Cork Harbour Conference
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#energy – A major energy conference entitled "Cork Harbour – Energising the Region" will be held in Cork this week, to discuss the opportunities and challenges in terms of energy, industry and tourism for the Harbour. Providing more than one…
Scottish Firm Taking Wind Farms Underwater
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#PowerFromTheSea - The next big renewable energy turbine farm could be underwater off the coast of Scotland, as MailOnline reports. Scottish firm MayGen has big plans to install a £51 million (€65.2 million) underwater turbine project to harness the powerful…
Budget Allocates €10 million To Ocean Energy Research
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#budget – In today's budget €10 million has been allocated next year to ocean energy research, development and demonstration, following the publication of the Offshore Renewable Energy Development Plan earlier this year. This funding will facilitate the development of the…
Ocean Energy Project One Of 40 Receiving Grants From €23M Innovation Fund
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#OceanEnergy - A University College Cork project to investigate "nonlinear wave-current interactions in the nearshore" for the development of Ireland's ocean energy industry has been awarded a research grant worth more than half a million euro by Science Foundation Ireland…
High-Tech Green Seismic Vessel in Cork Harbour Prior to Largest Ever Oil-Gas Off-Shore Irish 3D Survey
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#OilExploration – Polarcus Amani, claimed to be one of the most greenest seismic vessels in the world is to embark on one of the largest ever 3D seismic surveys offshore of Ireland reports Cork Harbour.ie The ultra-modern, super high ice-class,…
New Taxes for Offshore Petroleum Exploration
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#offshorepetroleum – The Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Mr. Pat Rabbitte T.D. has today announced that the taxation provisions relating to petroleum exploration and production are to be revised upwards to provide for an increased financial return to…
OpenHydro Sees Big Future In Channel Islands Tidal Power
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#OpenHydro - The Irish Times has a report on OpenHydro's new €600 million deal with a Channel Islands company that's set to establish one of Europe's biggest renewable energy schemes. Dublin-based hydro-power firm OpenHydro - which earlier this year gave…
Offshore Ireland Has Significant Potential for Oil & Gas Exploration
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#powerfromthesea – Speaking in London at a debate hosted by the London Irish Business Society, Minister of State, Fergus O'Dowd T.D., said "Offshore Ireland has a significant potential for oil and gas finds. Recent discoveries and on-going petroleum research indicate…
Haughey to Chair New Irish Wave Energy Device Developer Association
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#oceanenergy – Conor Haughey is to Chair the Irish Wave Energy Device Developers Association (IWEDA) following its inaugural meeting on 18 April, 2014 at NUI Maynooth. The organisation is made up of 11 Irish companies who are all developing different Ocean Energy…
IMDO Shipping Review: Asia-Europe Trade Up, Record European Cruisegoers and EU Seek Security Strategy
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#Ports&Shipping –The latest IMDO Weekly Shipping Market Review includes the following stories as detailed below. Container Market: Asia-Europe trade increases 8% in January - Volumes on the main Asia-Europe trade lane began 2014 strongly, increasing 8% in January compared with…
Hydro Storage Scheme Among Clare's Renewable Energy Plans
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#hydroenergy – Clare County Council today outlined plans to facilitate the development of Pumped Freshwater Hydro Energy Storage facilities similar to those already developed at Turlough Hill in County Wicklow. Three locations, namely Slieve Callan, Slieve Bernagh and Woodcock Hill,…

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