Marine Renewables Round-Up
The Commission approved orders authorizing two innovative transmission projects that will carry power from wind farms in the Northern Rocky Mountains to the Las Vegas area. For more details on the order click here.
The orders reflect the Commission’s willingness to act flexibly in encouraging merchant transmission solutions for renewables. Could the policy eventually apply to merchant transmission offshore to carry marine renewables onshore.
Click here to see what Commissioner Wellinghoff had to say about the FERC order.
New York Times reports here on Google’s progress in mapping the oceans. Can marine renewables developers make use of this new information…stay tuned.
Can oil rigs be transformed into eco friendly , marine-renewable powered resorts? Take a look here to find that the future is now.
Massachusetts company seeks preliminary permit for tidal site off Cape Cod. For more details, read here.
Developing standards the marine renewables industry is necessary to help the technology take off, according to this.
Can every offshore wind project capture wave energy? To read more about the possibilities, click here.