Behind the scenes look at ocean energy developers

If you’re interested in a real insider’s look at the wave and tidal industry, and the personalities and clashes that lurk beneath the serious discussions of technological feasibility and environmental effects of marine energy projects, take a look at this article from Bloomberg, Tudor Jones Harnesses East River in Green Power’s New Frontier by Anthony Effinger […]

UK and US Issue Big Policy Papers on Offshore Renewables!

As I’ve posted over here at my Renewables Offshore Web Log, both the UK and US issued important policy papers on offshore renewables.  The UK has developed a Marine Bill White Paper designed to streamline siting of offshore wind, wave and tidal projects while preserving sensitive environmental areas.  And MMS has finally issued its long awaited Draft Environmental Impact Statement on alternate energy on […]

More member news

Today’s news offered a bunch of announcements by wave and tidal energy developers, many of whom happen to be OREC members. First up, in this Press Release, Finavera Renewables announced that it has signed a contract with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to serve as the system integrator for Finavera Renewables’ portfolio of ocean energy conversion […]

Sierra Club Supports Cape Wind

The Cape Cod Times reported here  that the Sierra Club Executive Director Carl Pope announced  support for the Cape Wind offshore wind project.  Moreover, not only did Pope support  the project, he had harsh words for its opponents: Pope told Cape Cod Today, “This is a good project, and as long as it is built within the guidelines being developed […]