Marine Renewable Energy Legislation Introduced in Senate

Wyden/Murkowski Measure Will Bolster Industry, Create Jobs  August 1, 2013—Today, Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, respectively, together introduced the Marine and Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy Act of 2013 (S. 1419). This legislation is an important step in the continued development of our nation’s marine […]

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Don’t Miss the June Issue of the Ebb & Tide

The latest issue of the official OREC newsletter is now available.  Read it here. Sign up for the newsletter and read past issues here.

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OREC to be an Exhibitor at the Congressional Sustainable Energy Expo June 12, 2013

  16th Annual Congressional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum  Efficiency + Renewables = Economic & National Security!  Cannon House Office Building – Caucus Room U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday – June 12, 2013  The EXPO is free, open to the public, and no RSVPs are required. WHEN Wednesday, June 12, 2013 9:30 […]

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OREC Newsletter for March 2013

OREC’s newsletter for March 2013 is available online now.  To subscribe, click here. Click here to read the March 2013 newsletter. If you have any questions, please ask a member of Team OREC at the 6th Annual Global Marine Renewable Energy Conference.

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Small Generator Interconnection Proposals – FERC Technical Workshop

FERC will hold a workshop on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 to discuss technical details related to the proposals in its January 17 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) on Small Generator Interconnection Agreements and Procedures. Click here for details on the workshop, and also take a look at OREC’s summary of the proposed rule.

Summary of FERC’s Proposed Rule on Small Generator Interconnection Agreements and Procedures

FERC RM13-2-000: Small Generator Interconnection Agreements and Procedures Proposed Rule, Feb. 1, 2013 Read the full text of the proposed rule here. OVERVIEW: In response to a request from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), FERC has proposed to revise the pro forma Small Generator Interconnection Procedures (SGIP) and pro forma Small Generator Interconnection Agreement […]

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NNMREC Selects Newport, Oregon as Site of Pacific Marine Energy Center

CORVALLIS, Ore.  – The Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center, or NNMREC, which is based at Oregon State University, has chosen Newport, Ore., as the future site of the first utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test site in the United States – the Pacific Marine Energy Center.   The Pacific Marine Energy Center, or PMEC, will […]

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William F. Tayler Joins SMI as Senior Advisor

SMI would like to welcome Mr. William F. Tayler to our Senior Advisor team. Mr. Tayler brings over 40 years of Department of Navy energy program development and management experience.   Mr. Tayler comes to SMI as a former Director for Shore Energy, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Navy (Energy). Prior to holding […]

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Final Day at OREC

Today is my final day at OREC before I head back down to Australia. Whilst it will be sad to leave, today really emphasises the time I’ve had here at OREC, the friendships I made in DC and the experiences of working in the USA’s capital. Carolyn is about to take me for lunch at […]

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FERC Market Pull Mechanisms for Marine Hydrokinetic and Other Small Renewables

Here’s a webinar on FERC market pull incentives for marine hydrokinetics and other small renewables.  It’s 50 minutes in length and you can access it at this link.  If you have any questions about the webinar or you’d like to contact me about a live workshop for your company or a copy of the slide […]

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