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Marine energy R&D projects get $7.25mn from DOE

09/04/2014

The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) awarded $7.25 million for six organizations that will advance marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) power generation technologies.

Seaming adhesive

08/21/2014

Collection of new products for the power generation markets.

Walmart, HP, Facebook and GM want to change how renewable energy is purchased

07/11/2014

More than a dozen U.S. companies have joined together to create an initiative that makes purchasing renewable energy from utilities more accessible, according to Computer World.

Florida university, Swedish company team to study tidal power

06/23/2014

Swedish marine energy technology company Minesto signed a memorandum of understanding with Florida Atlantic University (FAU) to examine the feasibility of commercial ocean tidal power plants off the coast of Florida.

Overcoming Technical Barriers

06/17/2014

With 39 percent of the nation's population living in counties directly on the shoreline, the waves and tides of the world's oceans hold great promise for delivering significant amounts of clean energy.

Video: World's first ocean energy test site to be installed

06/05/2014

The world's first offshore test site for small-scale ocean current turbines will soon be installed by Florida Atlantic University's Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC).

Energy Department to invest $10M in wave energy technology at Navy’s Hawaii test site

04/29/2014

The Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) has announced that it will invest $10 million to test prototypes designed to generate clean, renewable electricity from ocean waves.

Hydro tax credit extension approved by Senate committee

04/04/2014

The U.S. Senate Finance Committee approved a bill Thursday that would extend tax credits for hydroelectric power.

Federal agencies ready approval for Deepwater Wind project

03/24/2014

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) intend to issue an incidental harassment authorization for the Deepwater Wind Block Island LLC project.

Lockheed Martin awarded contract for tidal turbines

03/18/2014

Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with global tidal energy company Atlantis Resources Ltd. (ARL:LN) to optimize the design of Atlantis' new 1.5-MW tidal turbine, the AR1500.

Cape Wind wins multiple legal victories

03/17/2014

United States District Judge Reggie B. Walton issued rulings on Friday in four lawsuits that challenged Cape Wind’s permitting approval by the U.S. Department of Interior.

Design study for Kawasaki Heavy Industries tidal turbine completed

02/25/2014

James Fisher Marine Services, a subsidiary of James Fisher and Sons plc, completed the front end engineering design (FEED) study for the installation, maintenance and decommissioning phases of Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ (KHI) tidal turbine.

Hydro legislation heads to Washington's House for approval

02/20/2014

The Washington State Senate passed a bill, allowing utilities to designate hydroelectric power as renewable.

GDF SUEZ Gas NA names new president, CEO

01/17/2014

GDF SUEZ Gas NA (GSGNA) named Frank Katulak its new president and CEO. Katulak brings more than 30 years of industry experience, with 15 years in GDF SUEZ's U.S. LNG division.

Tidal energy company names chair

01/06/2014

Atlantis Resources Limited, a tidal technology and project developer, has named a new non-executive chairman.

Energy Department Loan Programs Office issues solicitation for $8bn in advanced fossil energy projects

12/12/2013

The U.S. Department of Energy published a solicitation for advanced fossil fuel energy projects Thursday, making up to $8 billion in loan guarantee authority available for fossil energy projects that avoid, reduce or sequester greenhouse gases.

Merger pace picking up again in power industry

12/12/2013

A gradual economic expansion, quicker regulatory approvals and the need for a larger balance sheet are driving a new wave of mergers and acquisitions in the electric power sector.

Energy Department investing $16mn on wave and tidal energy projects

08/29/2013

The U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday it would be investing $16 million on 17 different projects to help capture energy from waves, tides and currents.

Alstom tidal energy project tests at 1 MW output

07/31/2013

Alstom's utility-scale tidal power device has reached the full nominal power of 1 MW after a series of gradual increases in power.

Massachusetts tidal power project plans moving ahead

07/25/2013

The Town of Edgartown, Mass., told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on July 24 that it is making progress on a 20-MW tidal energy project located on the east side of Martha’s Vineyard.