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

Portugal’s commercial port chosen to accommodate €16m wave energy facility

The project will manufacture wave energy converters and will support the development of commercial wave energy farms

Bombora partners with ORE Catapult for floating wave tech research project

The research project will explore the potential of co-locating wave power technology with floating wind turbines

SINN Power launches world’s-first floating hybrid renewable energy platform

The firm says the platform allows regions in harsh maritime environments to access affordable clean power generated from wind, solar and tidal energy