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2011-11-30 19:30:00

SYDNEY, Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocean energy company, BioPower Systems (BPS), today announced that the Victorian Minister for Energy and Resources, the Hon. Michael O'Brien MP, has awarded the company conditional funding support of $5 million under the Sustainable Energy Pilot Demonstration Program. The funding will be applied towards the $14 million pilot demonstration of the company's 250kW bioWAVE ocean wave energy system at a grid-connected site near Port Fairy, Victoria. "In...

2011-10-27 04:00:00

DUBLIN, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and The Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland (SEAI) are working together to understand and minimize the environmental impact of converting wave energy into electricity. This project, the first to use real-time streaming analytics for monitoring underwater noise generated by wave energy conversion devices, represents a significant step toward the ability to successfully and sustainably utilize the ocean as a new renewable energy...

2011-08-22 06:21:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, August 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The global warming in recent years showed the major need for green renewable energy. The heavy heat waves, floods, melting icebergs and the many natural disasters that struck all the continents have created a situation that does not allow us continue to produce energy in ways that pollutes the globe and there is an urgent need for implementation of alternative energy production systems. In addition, fuel prices skyrocketing...

2011-06-07 06:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and KAMUELA, Hawaii, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Liquid Robotics(®), developer of the award-winning Wave Glider(®) self-powered hybrid sea-surface/underwater robotic vehicle, and cloud-based data service provider, has closed a Series D $22 million financing round led by VantagePoint Capital Partners, the company's first institutional investor, together with participation by oilfield services provider Schlumberger. The company has...

2011-03-29 13:11:16

Engineers Modesto Amundarain and Mikel Alberdi have presented the first two PhD theses at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) on the use of oscillating water column (OWC) converters for extracting renewable energy from waves. According to these two engineers, the technology of the plant, currently being built in the coastal town of Mutriku in the Basque province of Gipuzkoa, is the most suitable for taking advantage of energy from the waves along the Basque coast. Both research...

2011-03-23 09:32:00

TEL AVIV, Israel, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- S.D.E's Sea Wave Power Plant has been approved by MIGA (http://www.miga.org/) - The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency of The World Bank. The technology S.D.E has developed is an innovative and unique technique for the production of electricity through "harvesting" of sea wave motions, a renewed and green source. This technology has proved itself as weather-proofed, low cost and low risk - plants models are built and designed in...

2011-02-07 01:30:00

DRAMMEN, Norway, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Draka Offshore announced today The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has once again selected Draka as their subsea power cable provider with a further purchase of cables and logistical solutions. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/draka/48489/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110207/MM41724 ) "It is always exciting to receive new orders, but to quickly...

2011-01-31 06:50:00

TEL-AVIV, Israel, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SDE Energy has announced today that the Ministry of Energy in Kenya has granted official approval for the establishment of a 100MW power plant on the Kenyan coastline. The installation of the power plant will be executed in cooperation with local company Sea Wave Gen. SDE has recently signed an agreement in Mexico for the establishment of a 1MW power plant. The 100MW power plant will be installed along the shores of Kenya, with a production...

2010-12-02 00:00:44

The turbomachinery company is working on multiple projects for the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind & Hydropower Technologies Program, including a self-actuating blade articulation mechanism to develop advanced water power technology for recovering energy from ocean waves. (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 Concepts NREC, a world leader in turbomachinery-focused design and development, CAD/CAM software and manufacturing services, today announces that it will share details of its U.S. Department...

2010-09-28 02:00:00

DRAMMEN, Norway, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Draka Offshore announced today that the 11,000 meters of 20kV subsea cable for the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been delivered on-time. Draka's subsea power cables are now being produced from their newly expanded production facility in Drammen, Norway. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/drakaoffshore/46191/ (Photo:...