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Pelamis assets set to be sold to Scottish government as administrators fail to secure buyer

Pelamis wave energy converter in construction

KPMG confirms all remaining jobs will go at wave energy company

22 Dec 2014

Situation 'critical' for British marine-power industry

Marine Current Turbine SeaGen at night

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult says marine-power industry needs £300m to get first arrays in the water

18 Dec 2014

Is the UK's marine power sector in crisis?

Marine Current Turbines Seagen device

Jessica Shankleman investigates the reasons behind Siemens' decision to sell MCT and Pelamis' move into administration

28 Nov 2014

Tapping the business barometer

Maf Smith of RenewableUK reveals half of wind and marine energy firms plan to boost their headcount next year, despite growing concerns about policy instability

26 Nov 2014

Scotland vows to boost wave energy industry, in wake of Pelamis going into administration

New government-backed body aims to accelerate development of fledgling market

24 Nov 2014

Storm clouds loom for Pelamis, as pioneering wave energy firm enters administration

Edinburgh-based wave power company enters administration, citing lack of financial support

21 Nov 2014

Ecotricity dips its toe into marine energy with innovative Searaser device

Prototype of company's British-designed Searaser device set to be tested offshore next year

27 Oct 2014

RenewableUK Annual Conference and Exhibition

Register for The UK's Premier Renewable Energy Event, covering onshore and offshore wind, wave & tidal energy and small & medium wind systems

20 Oct 2014

Wave and tidal industry offered £5.4m research funding

Scotland confirms £450,000 contribution to European fund as Alstom unveils efficient new Oceade tidal turbine

02 Oct 2014

Scottish wave and tidal power delivers £217m investment surge

Industry report finds almost £32m invested in the past year to primarily domestic suppliers

23 Sep 2014

Is the tide going out? Analysts trim projections for marine energy deployment

BNEF revises down forecasts for wave and tidal energy amid concerns over technical challenges

14 Aug 2014

FloWave marine energy research centre officially opens for business

Climate Change Minister Amber Rudd cuts ribbon on world leading tide and wave simulator in Edinburgh

06 Aug 2014

Ocean Power Technologies pulls plug on Australian marine energy project

Company ditches planned $233m wave energy project, as Atlantis Resources reveals Scottish tidal current project is making progress

18 Jul 2014

Siemens, Wave Hub, and Minesto winners in latest wave and tidal leasing round

The Crown Estate deals out fresh round of wave and tidal power site licences with new focus on boosting local economic benefits from marine energy

08 Jul 2014

A blueprint for the future for wind, wave and tidal power

Maria McCaffery outlines how the industry plans to cut costs and how the next government can continue the sector's impressive growth

26 Jun 2014

In pictures: Edinburgh's new marine power test facility

University unveils new water tank to test renewable energy devices in real world conditions

06 Jun 2014

Marine power industry ready to ride in giant sea simulator

Edinburgh University cuts ribbon on £9.5m FloWave Ocean Research Energy Facility

06 Jun 2014

Marine energy roadmap aims to halve costs by 2020

New study details the barriers that need to be overcome if the UK's marine energy industry is to prove competitive

28 Apr 2014

Channel Islands and France join forces in bid to boost marine power

New agreement will see four islands collaborate with Basse-Normandie region to develop wave and tidal power projects

14 Apr 2014

Marine energy hotspots highlighted off England's East coast

Industry welcomes new East Marine Plans areas where tidal energy development will be prioritised

04 Apr 2014

Wave Hub fills final testing berth as welcome mat laid out for Carnegie Wave Energy

UK's position as one of the world's leading marine energy hubs underlined as Australian firm signs up to Cornish test facility

02 Apr 2014

Clean Reach: "We want to be the Kickstarter of the ocean energy world"

New crowdfunding site for wave, tidal and offshore wind energy projects aims to help sector overcome traditional funding hurdles

28 Mar 2014

Ireland set to power ahead with Europe's first wave farm

ESB confirms €1.3m funding from Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland to complete feasibility studies

12 Mar 2014

Marine energy industry: UK has "once in a lifetime" chance to lead the world

Prize for commercialising wave and tidal technology is a £6bn industry, supporting 19,500 jobs, and driving £800m a year in exports

26 Feb 2014

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