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

Atlantis tidal turbine

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

Flowave by Callum Bennetts and Maverick Photo Agency

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

Ocean Power Technologies Autonomous Powerbuoy

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

Wave Hub welcomes Fortum to world-leading test facility

Finnish energy giant reveals plans to test "The Penguin" at Cornwall's Wave Hub

25 Feb 2014

Lockheed floats plan for world's largest wave energy plant

Company signs deal with local firm to develop 62.5MW project off the coast of the Australian state of Victoria

13 Feb 2014

Marine power warns UK funding boost may fail to spark industry

Wave and tidal sectors predict government plans to ring fence support under electricity market reforms will be insufficient to kick start the market

21 Jan 2014

Could floating platforms help slash the cost of marine renewables?

Nass&Wind Offshore and Mainstream Renewable Power both launch new floating devices to help optimise renewables projects

16 Jan 2014

Seatricity set to plug into Cornwall's Wave Hub

Wave power company hopes to deploy device next year, expanding to 10MW array in 2015

12 Dec 2013

Could the Channel Islands emerge as a marine energy hub?

New memorandum of understanding aims to explore the potential for marine energy projects off the coast of the archipelago

02 Dec 2013

Vattenfall and Aquamarine promise green jobs boost

Hundreds of jobs in the pipeline as wind and wave energy specialists accelerate investment plans

22 Oct 2013

SSE confirms 'review' of marine energy portfolio

Utility says it is "assessing options for the development of projects" as rumours continue the company may exit the sector

02 Oct 2013

Pelamis powers up latest wave energy device

Tank testing in France helps to double power capture as part of £1.4m public-private project

24 Sep 2013

Marine energy: On the crest of a wave?

Simon Cheeseman of the Energy Technologies Institute argues that marine power has the potential to play a larger role in the UK's energy mix

02 Sep 2013

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