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Ocean/Marine


Subsea Kite Technology Makes a Big Splash for Marine Power

At first view, marine energy developer Minesto’s novel underwater “kite” technology may be easily dismissed as a fanciful concept, one of dozens introduced over the last decade to reap the…


Gravity Base Ballast Provides Tidal Turbines with a Sturdy Grip

Offshore wind turbines deliver a strong promise in today’s tough times of climate changes’ debate. The rapid development of the sector favors the need for new gravity concepts. Besides design,…


Oil and Gas Heavyweights Seek Lifeline in Clean Energy and Tech Sectors

Oilfield service providers are increasingly moving beyond oil and gas development work, and into renewable energy projects, according to a study conducted by Rystad Energy, an independent research and business…


Uptake of GE’s Biggest Wind Turbines Gain Traction

GE Renewable Energy has made major gains in orders for its 5.3-MW Cypress onshore wind turbine and the 12-MW Haliade-X offshore wind turbine. Prototypes of both are still being tested…


Clump Weights in Offshore Mooring Systems

Offshore moorings have a long tradition in the oil and gas industry. Even though most offshore mooring systems feature similar components, they differ a lot in design, depending on the…


How the DOE Is Looking to Save Hydropower

The Department of Energy (DOE) unveiled a slate of measures to help U.S. hydropower thrive as costs for wind and solar plummet. Measures will include a roadmap to identify hydro’s…