What OREC’s Been Tweeting Lately

OREC’s social media presence has steadily increased over the month of September. In the last month we have grown our twitter participation from 575 to 615 followers and our facebook page has grown by 20 members as well. Whilst this is a small aspect of OREC’s work, having a well represented voice on all levels of the media medium will enable us a wider audience. Here is a summary of the news that was posted on our Twitter page (website links are linked to the headline);

September 10th –

MRP Secures Loan For Off-Shore Wind Expansion

Chinese Nuclear Company set to invest in Off-Shore Wind

Siemen’s ‘Seagen Tidal Turbine’ Could be ready for commercialisation

There is MORE than enough wind to power the entire globe

September 11 – 

The University of StrathClyde secures $1.4 million grant for Tidal Energy research

Saltire Prize set to reward $16 million for the best Ocean Power Energy invention

September 13 –

ORPC launches America’s first Tidal Turbine in Maine!

September 14 – 

Acadia University begins it’s Tidal Power Institute

Maine is has a ‘huge source’ of off-shore wind potential, Natural Wildlife Federation

Canadian Minister of Natural Resources announce $5 million funding for Tidal Energy Project in Atlantic Canada region

Off-shore wind could provide 300,000 jobs, study shows

Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing to establish higher Off-Shore Wind subsidies

September 21 –

500kW Tidal Project underway in Nova Scotia

‘Georgia has potential for 75 power plants worth of off-shore wind production

September 24

Solar is now the cheapest form of electricity in Massachusetts! 12 cents per kW, traditional resources are at 15 cents

September 25 – 

Norwegian Prince to open $1 billion dollar Off-Shore Wind Farm in Sheringham Shoal 

September 26 – 

US Department of Energy grants $4 million towards Oregon Wave Testing!

September 28 – 

FERC Issues 35-year License to OPT Wave Energy Project