September 18th, 2018 | by Michael Barnard
Boyan's vision could have fallen apart at multiple points over the past five years. Reisser's study or someone else's could have shown a much more even distribution of plastics through dozens of meters of water column. Plastics could have degraded more quickly in ocean water and sunlight. He could have failed to capture many people's imaginations
August 24th, 2018 | by Michael Barnard
Almost all existing fossil fuel and nuclear generation assets are coming to end-of-life by 2050. They will have to be replaced. Academic studies show clearly that renewables will replace them close to 100% of the time
August 19th, 2018 | by Andy Miles
Dale Vince, the founder and Managing Director of Ecotricity, gave this interview on 16th November 2017, and I am very pleased to present the third part of it here
July 9th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Welsh wave power company Marine Power Systems announced last week that it had successfully installed its prototype WaveSub wave energy converter at the English marine test centre FaBTest, marking another step in the evolution of the company's technology.
June 11th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Research at Texas A&M is making magnetic gears for wind turbines and wave power machines possible, lowering initial costs and improving long term reliability.
May 9th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
A Swedish wave energy company is working with a United Arab Emirates company to bring renewable energy to the Canary Islands.
February 7th, 2018 | by Tina Casey
It's a fight! The US Department of Energy is taking the case for wave energy to the people, even as President Trump advocates for slashing its renewable energy programs to the bone
November 13th, 2017 | by Tina Casey
Thousands of terawatts of wave energy are tantalizingly close, and Wales aims to be among the first nations to harvest some of that blue gold
October 12th, 2017 | by Giles Parkinson
Perth-based Carnegie Clean Energy is switching the development of its commercial-scale wave energy technology to Albany in the south of Western Australia after winning a tender for a $15.7 million state-government grant
October 2nd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Researchers in Okinawa are testing a submerged generator powered by ocean waves. If successful, it could offer the promise of renewable energy to many of the world's islands.
July 25th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Nearly 126,000 people are currently employed across the United Kingdom's renewable energy industry, according to new figures from the country's Renewable Energy Association, but employment growth is slowing.
July 22nd, 2017 | by Karl Burkart
Since 2009, Mark Jacobson, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University and Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and Precourt Institute for Energy, and more than 85 coauthors have written a series of peer-reviewed journal articles evaluating the scientific, engineering, and economic potential of transitioning the world’s energy infrastructures to 100% clean, renewable wind, water, and solar (WWS) power for all purposes by 2050, namely electricity, transportation, heating, cooling, and industrial energy uses
June 28th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report published Wednesday has advocated the potential for wave energy to contribute 10% of global electricity demand by 2050, and calls on industry to increase its global ambition to reach this goal.
May 23rd, 2017 | by Roy L Hales
Since 2001, there have been several inquiries into the plausibility of harnessing the wave energy off Vancouver Island. So far, projects were rejected because of the associated costs. A new report from the University of Victoria’s West Coast Wave Initiative (WCWI) outlined wave energy's potential for British Columbia
May 19th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK Conservative Party has published its policy manifesto in the lead-up to the surprise General Election called back in April, giving a strong signal that the Conservative Government, if re-elected, will deliver a clean and diverse energy mix, but one without any new onshore wind farms.
May 10th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The United Kingdom's trade body for wind, wave, and tidal energy, RenewableUK, has published its manifesto outlining the role renewable energy can play in building a strong energy future for the country.
April 25th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report published this week by UK trade body RenewableUK shows that the country's wind, wave, and tidal energy sectors are exporting their goods and services to the world on a massive scale, highlighting the growing importance of these technologies and the potential windfalls for the UK if the Government bets heavily on these industries.
February 24th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A number of marine energy industry leaders and British politicians gathered Thursday to call on the country's government to include wave and tidal power in the upcoming Industrial Strategy.
January 15th, 2017 | by Tina Casey
The Energy Department's wind energy test site is putting a new wave energy device through its paces, with an eye toward open water testing soon
December 31st, 2016 | by Tina Casey
The Energy Department has announced funding for a new, $40 million utility scale test site in the waters of the continental US, off the coast of Oregon
December 8th, 2016 | by Carolyn Fortuna
AquaHarmonics has won a $1.5 million grand prize to support the development of wave energy converters. The US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced the winner of the Wave Energy Prize, which is an 18-month design-build-test competition that assesses early stage wave energy technologies by comparing a wide range of device types and evaluating them against a threshold requirement for high energy capture
November 11th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The UK Government on Wednesday announced plans to commit funding to support less developed renewable energy technologies such as offshore wind and marine energy in tandem with proposals to phase out coal-fired electricity generation.
November 8th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
Australia-based wave energy technology developer Carnegie Wave Energy has announced it has received funding for a 15 MW commercial wave energy project at Wave Hub, in Cornwall in the United Kingdom, the company's first international contract.
November 3rd, 2016 | by Michael Barnard
The Maldives is one of the nations most threatened by sea level rise, but while it has committed to clean technology, they know it won't save them