FORESEA backs 5 techs under 5th call

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The EU-funded FORESEA programme has awarded recommendations for support to five offshore renewable energy projects under its final call. The successful projects have been selected due to their high readiness level for real sea testing within the year. Final confirmation of support will be granted to developers upon contract with the relevant test centre. Read More

12.8M€ awarded to demonstrate ocean energy farms

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The new Interreg NWE project Ocean DEMO has been officially launched today. It provides funding to developers of marine renewable technologies to test their products or services in real sea environments. Ocean DEMO specifically targets multi-machine ocean energy installations. This will allow developers to move closer to market by demonstrating their technologies at full commercial scale. Ocean DEMO will release a first call for applications this year and devices will be installed from 2020 to 2022. Read More

New FORESEA publication confirms ocean energy’s tremendous potential for regional development

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The publication “Ocean Energy and the Regions: a partnership for growth” was released today at Ocean Energy Europe 2018 by the FORESEA project. It confirms the establishment of clusters of ocean energy and supply chain companies around a premier network of EU test centres. It showcases technologies manufactured close to the ocean, reducing costs and making extensive use of local skills and infrastructure. Read More