Government support levels for certain marine energy technologies will more than double from 2ROCs to 5ROCs per MWh as the bandings for the Renewables Obligation (RO) for the period 2013-17 are set today by the Government.
Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has announced new plans to measure the UK’s progress towards sustainable long-term economic growth and social wellbeing.
RenewableUK, the trade association representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has urged the Government to announce a decision on financial support for the sector as a matter of urgency.
International renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has established a local presence in Orkney to support clients in the development of wave and tidal energy projects.
Anaerobic digestion plants that turn waste and purpose grown crops into energy have the potential to power more than 2.5 million UK homes by 2020, a new report by CentreForum suggests.
Cornish MP George Eustice has pledged his support for marine renewable energy opportunities in the South West at a recent workshop hosted by industry leaders.
Finnish renewable technology developer Wello Ltd has successfully installed its Penguin wave energy converter in Orkney waters.
The release of the Department for Energy and Climate Change’s (DECC) latest energy statistics has revealed that renewable electricity capacity increased to 13 GW at the end of the first quarter 2012.
New methods for predicting the strength of the next wave could double the amount of energy generated from wave power devices, according to research led by the University of Exeter.
The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been named the flagship project of the year for the renewables industry at the 7th British Renewable Energy Awards ceremony, held last week in London.