OREC President Speaks at Tidal Energy Project Dedication in Maine

On July 24, 2012, OREC President Sean O’Neill attended the ORPC Tidal Energy Project Dedication in Eastport, Maine and delivered the following remarks to a crowd of approximately 200. “Good morning. Thank you Chris for your kind introduction and for having me join you all today for this great event. It was 2005 when ocean renewable […]

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Maine Company Launches First Ever Tidal Energy Generator

For the first time ever, a U.S. company is launching a full-scale commercial marine hydrokinetic generator. Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) of Maine dedicated this energy project, which will become operational in September, at a ceremony in Eastport on Tuesday. The generator will eventually become integrated into a system of 20 underwater turbines that will […]

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House Committee on Energy and Commerce Meets to Discuss the “No More Solyndras Act”

On Thursday July 12, 2012, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing to discuss the “No More Solyndras Act,” a bill to cease all new loan guarantees for energy companies issued by the Department of Energy (DOE) and to thoroughly investigate the merits of any applications currently in process. The bill also […]

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