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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News Release: Marine Renewable Energy Legislation Introduced in Senate

View the original news release here NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                CONTACT: Sean O’Neill (301) 325-5099 August 1, 2013                                                                    Carolyn Elefant  (202) 297-6100 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 […]

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Verdant Power and Cornell University to Work on Ocean Energy Technologies

View the original update here FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                   Verdant Power and Cornell University to Work on Ocean Energy Technologies Entering into a long-term relationship centered on research and other activities related to Ocean Energy or Marine & Hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies. New York, New York – July 11, 2013 – On June 13, 2013 Cornell University […]

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U.S. Senate Proposes Increased Funding for Ocean Energy Research and Development

View the original news release here NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                CONTACT: Sean O’Neill (301) 325-5099 July 1, 2013                                                                    Carolyn Elefant  (202) 297-6100 U.S. Senate Proposes Increased Funding for Ocean Energy Research and Development Last week, the United States Senate Appropriations Committee passed their Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Energy and Water Development budget proposal […]

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House of Representatives Cuts DOE Water Power Program Funding

View the original news release here NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                CONTACT: Sean O’Neill (301) 325-5099 June 26,  2013                                                                    Carolyn Elefant  (202) 297-6100   House of Representatives Cuts DOE Water Power Program Funding OREC Disappointed in House Funding for Ocean Energy The Congressional House of Representatives Appropriations Committee released their Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 […]

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DOE Investment in MHK Technology Poised to Grow

NEWS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              CONTACT:   Sean O’Neill (301) 325-5099 April 15, 2013                                                                            Carolyn Elefant (202) 297-6100   DOE Investment in MHK Technology Poised to Grow The Department of Energy made major announcements the week of April 8 that will significantly advance marine hydrokinetic technology (MHK) and their role in the US power generation sector. […]

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DOE Announces Funding Opportunities for MHK!

OREC’s sixth annual Global Marine Renewable Conference concluded yesterday – for photos, visit our Facebook page.   And what better way to cap off a successful conference than to share news of three DOE funding opportunities. First up is a funding opportunity sponsored by DOE in conjunction with various offices and agencies, entitled DE-FOA-0000816: Marine & Hydrokinetic […]

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OREC Government Relations Update:

Congress Passes Spending Plan for the Balance of FY2013 – DOE Water Power Program Funded at FY2012 Level On March 22, Congress finalized legislation to provide funding for federal programs through the end of Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, averting a government shutdown. The final measure maintains the five percent across-the-board cuts known as the sequester. […]

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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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