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Belfast Uni Gets Funding for Tide Turbines
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A consortium involving Queens University Belfast has won funding to develop a new marine turbine tidal energy system that can be deployed underwater, but raised to the surface easily for repairs.  Marine Current Turbines Ltd and its project partners Queen’s…
Nearly €4m to be Sunk Into Galway Bay Research
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The Marine Institute has welcomed Friday’s announcement by An Taoiseach, Brian Cowen and Mr Batt O Keffe, TD of nearly €4m of funding for technology development in Galway Bay.  SmartBay, an innovative project to establish a shared platform for testing…
Belfast Firm Wins Wind Power Station Contract
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A Belfast firm has won a contract to build a major power station to cope with electricity generated by Irish Sea wind turbines.  Powerteam Electrical Services will build a substation linked to a 51-turbine wind farm off the Lancashire coast.…
Smart Economy of the Seas
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A major innovation strategy, designed to bring together two of Ireland’s greatest assets – its ICT sector and marine natural resources - in order to tap into emerging global markets, was released today (Monday 22nd March) for consultation at the…
Afloat.ie: €5m in EU Funds for Wave Energy Project
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Irish Times Marine Correspondent Lorna Siggins writing in today's paper says Galway energy company Wavebob is leading a consortium which has been given just over €5 million in EU funds to test a full-scale wave energy converter off the Portuguese…

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