New York City Backs Tidal Power

POWER Magazine recently published an article on the Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy Project, opening the article with the description of the project below: The Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy (RITE) pilot project used six full-scale hydrokinetic turbines to capture the power of river tides and currents and convert it into electricity. Located in New York City’s […]

Summary of S. 630 Mark Up

Prepared by SMI for OREC This morning, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources resumed the markup of S. 630, the Marine and Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy Promotion Act of 2011.  The legislation passed out of Committee by voice vote and will be placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar.   On March 31st, OREC President Sean […]

OREC News Drops (May 23, 2011)

S. 630 Mark-Up The Senate Energy Committee will convene on Thursday May 26, 2011 at 10 am to mark up pending energy legislation. Of particular interest to OREC is consideration of S.630 , a bill to promote MHK energy research and development. OREC President Sean O’Neill testified on behalf of the MHK industryat the hearing on the bill […]