HydroPower

Oyster Wave Energy Device Seeks New Bed

It was a year and a half ago that we first reported on Aquamarine Power, a  company based in Scotland that developed an interesting wave energy device which it called the “Oyster”. We now learn that Aquamarine Power is seeking… Read More

Sonar To Keep Marine Life Out Of Turbines?

One legitimate concern that can some times derail an otherwise good intentioned ocean energy project is potential impacts on passing marine life. One United Kingdom company who believes it has a sonar based solution to this is Tritech, an outfit… Read More

Ocean Energy Being Tested Off Of Florida

A a real-time offshore ocean energy test facility and scientific observatory could someday be coming to offshore Florida. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) has opened up a comments period for a proposed lease to Florida… Read More

Floating Wind/Wave Energy Platform U.S. Bound

The last we’d heard from Danish company Floating Power Plant (FPP) was a little over a year ago when it introduced its prototype Poseidon 37 power generator at the Nordic Green II conference in Merino Park, California. We were recently… Read More
pacific marine testing center

Wave Energy Buoy Deployed For Sea Trials

About two months ago we reported that New Jersey based Ocean Power Technologies  had completed construction on its 150 kilowatt (peak) PowerBuoy (PB150) in Invergordon, Scotland. At the time, the company said it had to wait for weather conditions to… Read More

Marine Energy A Big Deal In United Kingdom

Since we’ve seen a lot of activity in the United Kingdom (UK) by way of marine energy developments, it isn’t a huge stretch to estimate that the country is a leader in the ocean-based renewable energy sector. New information from… Read More
Wave Energy

Wave Power 101: A Clean Energy Primer

When it comes to renewable energy, wind and solar tend to make the headlines–but another form of green power is quietly gaining momentum on coastlines around the world: wave power. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, wave power encompasses… Read More