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Wales has the potential to be a world leader in the marine energy technology and production, Business Minister Edwina Hart told a Marine Energy Industry seminar in Pembrokeshire today.

The Green Construction Board has called for urgent action to reduce carbon emissions as it publishes a new plan for the sector to meet national carbon reduction targets.

Tuesday, 05 March 2013 15:54

Siemens to test tidal turbine at Narec

Siemens-owned Marine Current Turbines (MCT) will test the prototype power train for the SeaGen-S 2 megawatt (MW) at the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Northumberland.

The water and wastewater management market in China’s power industry could reach $912.6 million (£603 million) by 2018 due to shrinking freshwater levels, according to a new report.

A group of organisations opposed to the proposed Severn Barrage will assemble key players to look anew at how renewable energy can be generated from the Severn Estuary without environmental damage.

Construction companies BAM Group and Skanska UK have topped the latest carbon reduction commitment (CRC) energy efficiency league table with many water companies in mid-table.

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 15:35

UK marine energy gets £20m investment

Two UK marine energy companies have been awarded a share of £20 million under the Government’s Marine Energy Array Demonstrator (MEAD) scheme.

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 15:10

EMR could sink or buoy marine energy industry

The UK’s wave and tidal energy industries have warned that Government must give the right level of support in order to see growth, in a report published by Renewable UK today.

The House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Select Committee will hold its third evidence session in public  this week as part of its current inquiry into a possible Severn Barrage - with an estimated cost of £34 billion.

A new shale gas industry in Britain will not mean a drastic fall in prices because extraction costs are too high and output too slow, according to a report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

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