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DOE: $25 Million for Wave Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $25 million in funding to support increased research, development and demonstration of technologies that harness wave power to create electricity. The funding supports eight projects that will make up the first round of open-water testing at the PacWave South test site off the Oregon coast. These awards will strengthen wave energy technologies to accelerate their commercial viability and deploy them at scale to help decarbonize the grid and reach the national goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.   

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Florida Opens Red Tide Mitigation Tech Testing Facility

The Florida Red Tide Mitigation & Technology Development Initiative, led by Mote Marine Laboratory in collaboration with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, is moving closer to finding the technologies and strategies that could be deployed for mitigation efforts during future red tides (blooms of Karenia brevis algae). Florida Governor Ron DeSantis publicly opened a state-of-the-art recirculating seawater facility

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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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Ocean Aero to Work with DHS S&T

Ocean Aero

Ocean Aero Inc., designer and builder of environmentally powered autonomous, underwater and surface vehicles (AUSVs), announced a multimillion-dollar agreement to deliver a variety of its AUSV models to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) for a groundbreaking research, evaluation and testing program. Ocean Aero will be delivering a mix of its Navigator and Discovery models and working

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Hawaiian Blessing Ceremony for Wave Energy Converter

US Navy wave energy device blessing Hawaii

The Naval Facilities (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC) based in Port Hueneme, California, has successfully developed, towed and begun the official installation of a green energy altering wave energy converter (WEC) device off the coast of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Partnering with Ocean Energy USA LLC, the WEC device will move to Marine Corps Base Hawaii to be

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