Waves
Flagship EU tidal energy project reduces cost of tidal energy by 15%

The €20m Enabling Future Arrays in Tidal scheme is an academic-industry collaboration between nine European partners and has already achieved impressive results from its Shetland tidal array

Wave
Backing for marine energy swells among MPs with wave of new support

A total of 91 MPs have signed a letter to Energy Minister Claire Perry calling for her to ensure the UK capitalises on its wealth of marine energy resources

Marine plastic pollution
Plastic pollution in the world’s oceans ‘costs up to $2.5bn a year’

A new report suggests plastic pollution could be responsible for the benefit humans can gain from oceans falling by 5%

Dolphin
Marine heatwave means bottlenose dolphins could be fin-ished

Following a period of warmer waters in Australia’s Shark Bay, dolphin populations fell by up to 12%

Waves
Price support mechanisms ‘must encourage marine energy uptake’

A new report from the Marine Energy Council and Scottish Renewables outlines how policies could incentivise wave and tidal energies

Wave energy
Welsh marine energy sector ‘losing crucial investment’

The Marine Energy Council claims UK Government subsidy cuts in 2016 are to blame

Ocean wave
Two Scottish energy firms hit by £7.7m wave of new funding

Inverness-based AWS Ocean Energy and Edinburgh’s Mocean Energy have received the financing from Wave Energy Scotland

Europe’s largest tidal energy project to make a splash in 2021

A new joint venture has been created to deliver the project off the coast of France

Minesto generates power with first commercial-grade sea kite

The marine energy firm says the milestone marks the first major step towards full power production

Siemens and PowerCell sign MoU for marine fuel cells

The firms plan to jointly develop a hydrogen-powered drive system for large ships to use