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Open Call for Marine Renewable Energy Tech Testing

Billia Croo Wave Energy Test Site, Orkney

The fifth and final call for the EU-funded MaRINET2 project is now open.  The project offers free access to a world-leading network of testing and research infrastructures, including EMEC’s test sites. The call is open to offshore energy technology developers, including offshore wind, wave and tidal energy at full system, subsystem, component or sensor level. Following a simple application process,

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Research on Floating Offshore Wind Costs

Scott Hamilton Xodus

Global energy consultancy Xodus Group has launched a three-year collaborative research project on thecosts around floating offshore wind. The study, led by Xodus through the IDCORE programme, is a collaborative partnership between the Universities of Edinburgh, Strathclyde and Exeter, as well as the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS). To enable the best industry outcomes, Xodus is issuing an open

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Equinor Wins New York Offshore Wind Bid

Equinor’s Empire Wind project will help bring renewable energy to New York City while spurring statewide economic development opportunities. The project is expected to create approximately 800 local jobs during construction and operation, including through the creation of locally manufactured turbine foundations in New York’s capital region. More broadly, Equinor is committed to developing the nation’s first offshore wind supply

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Marine Renewables Canada East Coast Summer Event

Marine Renewables Canada East Coast Summer Event

Marine Renewables Canada will hold its annual East Coast Summer Event August 15 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The day will comprise two events: an afternoon industry update/session followed by an evening networking event. The industry update session will feature updates on tidal energy projects, plus future outlook and insight on new market opportunities for offshore wind, tidal, wave, river current and other clean marine energy.

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PGGM and Shell Explore Potential Joint Acquisition of Eneco

PGGM, a cooperative Dutch pension fund service provider, and Shell have joined forces to explore the opportunity to participate in the controlled auction for the sustainable energy provider Eneco. In December 2018, Eneco and its shareholders committee announced the start of the privatization process. With their roots in Dutch society, both PGGM and Shell understand Eneco’s unique position in taking

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Norwegian Company Wins US Offshore Wind Contract

Equinor has been declared the provisional winner of one of the three leases offered in the U.S. government’s wind lease sale for an area offshore Massachusetts. Equinor will now have the opportunity to explore the potential development of offshore wind farms to provide the region with a significant, long-term source of renewable electricity. The new lease, located south of Massachusetts

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