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    Race Tidal announces 300 MW ocean power array near Alderney


    OpenHydro and Alderney Renewable Energy have signed a joint venture that will see the companies develop a 300 MW tidal energy array off the coast of Alderney in the English Channel.

    Organizations teaming up for marine energy research in France's Basse-Normandie region


    Officials from West Normandy Marine Energy (WNME) and the Regional Mission for Innovation (MIRIADE) have signed an agreement that establishes a new marine and hydrokinetics research network in France's Basse-Normandie region.

    Atlantis, Dongfang extend tidal turbine research agreement


    Technology developer Atlantis Resources has extended its partnership with China's Dongfang Electrical Machinery for the testing of a commercial-scale tidal turbine.

    Carnegie claims last berth at UK's Wave Hub marine energy test site


    Technology developer Carnegie Wave Energy has secured the last berth at the South West Marine Energy Park's Wave Hub demonstration site.

    Marine Current Turbines, Bluewater Energy to develop 2 MW tidal turbine for Bay of Fundy


    Siemens AG subsidiary Marine Current Turbines Ltd. and Bluewater Energy Services B.V. have agreed to develop a 2 MW tidal turbine that will be installed in Canada's Bay of Fundy.

    Nova Scotia selects marine power developers for Bay of Fundy project


    The Nova Scotia Department of Energy has selected a pair of marine and hydrokinetic technology developers to deploy arrays in the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) test site.

    UTSDA supports Turkish stream power feasibility study


    The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a US$669,875 grant to Turkey's Electricity Generation Company (EUAS) to feasibility studies for a 17 MW hydrokinetic power project.

    Subsea cable operator objects to FERC license for 600-kW Admiralty Inlet tidal project


    Pacific Crossing, owner of PC-1, a subsea telecommunications cable linking the United States and Japan, is objecting to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval of a pilot project license for the 600-kW Admiralty Inlet Pilot tidal project to be installed near PC-1 in Washington's Puget Sound.

    DOE announces notices of intent for MHK, conventional hydroelectric power technology


    The U.S. Department of Energy has issued three notices of intent to fund research for both marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) and conventional hydropower technologies.

    FERC approves hydrokinetic pilot license for 600-kW Admiralty Inlet tidal project


    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a hydrokinetic pilot project license March 20 to the 600-kW Admiralty Inlet Pilot tidal project to be installed in Washington's Puget Sound.

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    News related to the worldwide marine hydrokinetics industry from March-April 2014

    Carnegie receives CEFC funds for wave energy unit development


    Australia's Clean Energy Finance Corporation has provided a US$18.2 million five-year loan facility to Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, marking CEFC's first foray into wave energy investment.

    Lockheed Martin begins work on AR1500 tidal energy turbines


    Lockheed Martin has commenced work on a contract with tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources Ltd. that will see the global security and aerospace company provide optimization services for Atlantis' AR1500 turbine.

    Australian wave energy developer completes capital raise


    Bombora Wave Power has successfully closed its capital funding round, the Australian marine and hydrokinetics developer has announced.

    DOE announces opportunities for wave and tidal energy research funding


    The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy has announced two funding programs aimed at strengthening America's wave and tidal energy industry.

    Tidal energy proposal accepted by U.K.'s Planning Inspectorate


    An application for a 320 MW tidal energy project in Swansea Bay, South Wales, have been accepted for consideration by the United Kingdom's Planning Inspectorate, developer Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay plc (TLSB) has announced.

    FERC counsel comments to Senate panel on marine, hydrokinetic bill


    A lawyer for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission commented to a Senate panel on a marine and hydrokinetic energy research bill and reviewed FERC's actions to promote development of hydrokinetic pilot projects.

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    News related to the marine hydrokinetics industry in North America for March 2014

    Elements of Success in Tidal Energy Development


    The successful deployment of the Cobscook Bay Tidal Energy Project demonstrates key elements of tidal energy development that can benefit future projects.

    Canadian, UK groups sign MOU for tidal energy technology development


    Included in the agreement are the province, the Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) and the U.K.'s Technology Strategy Board.

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