US provides $27m funding to make waves using ocean energy

The projects aim to advance wave energy technologies towards commercial viability

Can waves power oil and gas platforms?

A new study aims to explore the ability of a wave energy converter to decarbonise offshore oil and gas operations

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New £7.5m wave of funding to develop marine energy technologies

The projects aim to overcome challenges of devices that capture the energy generated by waves and convert it into a renewable source of electricity

New innovation challenge focused on offshore renewable energy launched

Innovators are being sought to identify how marine geospatial data can be used to find suitable sites for offshore wind, tidal and wave energy infrastructure projects

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New inquiry launched into role of tidal energy in UK’s low carbon mix

The Environmental Audit Committee is inviting written submissions until 18th December 2020

Almost 3GW of ocean energy ‘could be deployed worldwide by 2030’

Nearly 90% of these developments could be installed in European waters, according to a report

Microsoft retrieves underwater data centre powered by tidal and wave energy

This is the final stage of research to investigate if it is logistically, environmentally and economically practical to operate data centre units left on the seafloor for years

Offshore energy technology developers offered free access to test facilities in Europe

The MaRINET2 project is open to developers of offshore wind, wave and tidal energy at full system, subsystem, component and sensor level

Government consults on support for marine renewables

It will examine how the UK can ‘build back greener’ through marine renewable energy projects, including floating offshore wind farms, tidal stream and wave energy

Welsh Government injects £1.4m into wave energy projects

The funding will support technologies to develop quick connection systems to improve the installation efficiency and infrastructure of wave power devices