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TidalStream Seeks Partner to Test Ocean Turbines in Deep Waters LONDON — TidalStream Ltd., a maker of platforms for tidal-power turbines, is in talks with energy companies and utilities to test its technology in deeper waters. TidalStream is seeking to form a partnership next year, John Armstrong, a director at the London-based company, said in […]

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OREC November Update

OREC regularly sends updates that include recent news from our members and other related topics.  You can find the latest Update for November on the Updates page of this website along with all of our past Updates. Would you like to receive the updates directly in your email?  Join the OREC mailing list to get […]

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September Update

Our September Update contains OREC Members in the News.  You can read it here, and don’t forget to sign up to receive our newsletters and updates via email.

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DOE Announces Funding for Marine and Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy Research & Development

See the actual News Release here NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                CONTACT: Sean O’Neill      (301) 325-5099 August 30, 2013                                       […]

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August 2013 Ebb & Tide

The August 2013 edition of the official OREC newsletter, the Ebb & Tide, was published last week.  You can view it here .  Be sure you subscribe today so that you never miss an issue and get all of OREC’s updates and news.

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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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Department of Energy Webinar on Wave Energy Converters

Last week was a busy week here at OREC. On Thursday July 18, I attend a webinar put on by the Department of Energy’s wind and water power technologies office where they talked about a new concept. The concept is creating a competition for companies in the wave energy conversion field with a prize for […]

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New Summer Intern at OREC

Hello Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition followers my name is Michael Joseph Curtis and I am a senior at Fitchburg State University and will be interning this summer for the trade association. I am working on my undergraduate degree in Political Science and hope to continue on to environmental law school as well as receive my […]

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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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Tidal Power RECs Being Sold for the First Time in U.S.

Ocean Renewable Power Company (ORPC) is selling the first-ever renewable energy certificates (REC) generated from a grid-tied tidal power facility. 3Degrees is the sole purchaser of the RECs which are being generated by ORPC’s Maine Tidal Energy Project. The project is located in the Bay of Fundy, between eastern Maine and Canada, which has a tidal range […]

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