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Advancing Ocean Renewable Energy

(cc) Eric Lynch The Department of Energy (DOE), Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), and the Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have announced eight joint research awards totaling…


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Additional DOE Funding for Hydrokinetic Energy Development

Ocean Renewable Power Company’s Turbine Generator Unit Ocean Renewable Power Company U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Steven Chu has announced selections for more than $37 million in funding to accelerate the technological and commercial…


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Boosting Hydropower Output at the Cheoah Dam

The Cheoah Dam is in line for a major hydropower upgrade. (cc) Matt Zaske The U.S. Department of Energy has kicked off a hydropower facility modernization project at the Cheoah Dam in Robbinsville, North Carolina…


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Oregon Wave Energy Project

PowerBuoy truss and heave plate being fitted up prior to welding. Ocean Power Technologies has signed a groundbreaking Settlement Agreement with 11 federal and state agencies and three non-governmental stakeholders for its utility-scale wave power…


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Easing Development Of Small Hydropower Projects

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is taking steps toward making its small hydropower licensing program more user-friendly by providing a series of Web-based tools that will help developers understand the FERC licensing process,…