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Irish Ports to Capitalise on Offshore Renewable Energy Services
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#ports – The Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) says Irish Ports are in a good position to captialise on the growing demand for offshore renewable energy services. Last month Afloat reported that both Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources…
Haughey's Son Seeking Investors for Ocean Energy Project
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#POWER FROM THE SEA - Conor Haughey is seeking €3 million investment in new wave power technology inspired by his father's attempts at making his private island self-sufficient, as the Sunday Independent reports. Haughey, son of former Taoiseach Charles Haughey,…
Buoy Takes Front Seat Row at Ocean Energy Conference
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#OCEAN ENERGY – As previously reported the fourth International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) which concludes tomorrow at the Convention Centre Dublin, is where an Irish Lights buoy has been deployed facing the venue's prime river frontage, writes Jehan Ashmore.…
Offshore Wind Energy is the Future – Dublin Ocean Conference Hears
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#oceanenergy – Both Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte TD and the Chairman of one of the world's leading developers of offshore wind energy, Eddie O'Connor of Mainstream Renewables has spoken of Ireland's unique position as a leader of…
Dublin Hosts Ocean Energy Conference
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#POWER FROM THE SEA - The fourth International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) begins tomorrow Wednesday 17 October at the Convention Centre in Dublin's Docklands. Over 750 international experts and world-leading companies in ocean energy will gather in Ireland’s capital…
Key to Harnessing Ocean Energy is 'Evolution, Not Revolution'
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#POWER FROM THE SEA - Martin McAdam of Aquamarine Power talks to The Irish Times about his company's efforts to harness power from the sea. The Edinburgh-based firm has spent a number of years and some £60 million (€74.5 million)…
Experts Weigh In on Ireland's Wave Energy Future
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#POWER FROM THE SEA - When will Ireland make the most of its wave energy? That's the question Journal.ie last week posed to experts in the field. Some studies claim that up to 75% of Ireland's energy needs could be…
Husky Returns from North Sea Wind-Farm
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#POWER FROM THE SEA – Wicklow based Island Shipping's twin-screw tug Husky returned to her homeport last month having completed a 300-day charter at the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind-farm in the North Sea, writes Jehan Ashmore. The multi-purpose 10 tonne…
New Marine Energy Lab for Cork Harbour
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#POWER FROM THE SEA - A new marine research lab in Cork Harbour could help Ireland to be a global leader in renewable energy, the Irish Examiner reports. The Beaufort Laboratory, being built on a three-acre site next to the…
Cork Company Set to Deploy Energy Device at Cornwall's Wave Hub
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#POWER FROM THE SEA - An Irish firm has landed a contract to provide a wave device for a new offshore energy test site in Cornwall, Siliconrepublic reports. Ocean Energy, which is based in Cork, will deploy its first full-scale…
IMERC’s Inaugural Conference 2012
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#IMERC CONFERENCE - The recently established Irish Maritime and Energy Resource Cluster (IMERC) which is to promote the country as a world-renowned research and development location, is to host next month its inaugural conference entitled 'Maritime Geostrategic Thinking for Ireland'.…
Danish Windfarm Turbine Installation Vessel Bids Farewell to Festive Port of Call
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#POWER FROM THE SEA - This morning the wind farm turbine installation vessel Sea Energy, departed Wicklow Bay having spent over a fortnight based in Wicklow Port, where her Danish crew celebrated Christmas Day, writes Jehan Ashmore. The Esbjerg registered…
Oil and Gas Firm Issued Licence to Explore Off Dalkey Island
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#POWER FROM THE SEA - Irish oil and gas firm Providence Resources has been awarded a licence to explore near Dalkey Island, the Irish Independent reports. The standard licence issued by the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources lasts…
UCC Wave Energy Trials Central to New Maritime Cluster
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#POWER FROM THE SEA - A €9 million Europe-wide wave energy trial programme is one of the key elements of a new Government programme designed to transform Ireland as a maritime nation. According to The Irish Times, University College Cork's…
New Scheme to Measure Noise Pollution from Wave Energy
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#POWER FROM THE SEA - The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) is teaming with IBM in a new project to assess the noise levels of wave energy devices off the Irish coast. http://www.afloat.ie/resources/business/power-from-the-sea The scheme will see an array…
Largest State Energy Infrastructure Project Since Ardnacrusha Now Close To Completion
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One year countdown begins for Ireland's first electricity interconnector to Great Britain The largest state energy infrastructure project, connecting the Irish electricity grid and Great Britain advanced significantly today as work began to lay cables under the sea bed of…

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