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BlueNewables Succesfully Completes WIND-bos Spar Platform Testing

BlueNewables tested its WIND-bos Spar Platform successfully. The platform allows access to deep-water sites and ease turbine set-up which may in time offer a lower-cost alternative to fixed-bottom foundations, given the potential for standardisation of foundation designs and the use of low-cost, readily available installation vessels. Testing A highly devoted team, existing out of Acciona

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DNV GL to develop recommended practice for floating solar power plants
Ocean energy

DNV GL to develop recommended practice for floating solar power plants

DNV GL has launched a collaborative joint industry project (JIP) with 14 industry members to build up the industry’s first recommended practice for floating solar power projects. The planned recommended practice (RP) will provide a commonly recognised standard based on a list of technical requirements for developing safe, reliable and sustainable floating solar projects. Floating

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3D printed coral to help energy production and coral reefs

Cambridge University and University of California San Diego researchers have 3D printed coral structures and used them as incubators for algae growth. They tested various types of microalgae and found growth rates were 100x higher than in standard liquid growth mediums. These 3D printed coral-inspired structures that are capable of growing dense populations of microscopic

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PERSEO, Iberdrola’s Startup Challenge

Through PERSEO, Iberdrola can provide startups, particularly in Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States, with its investor support and expertise, its base of 30 million supply points and its more than 52 GW of installed capacity. In this way, it contributes to developing and boosting an innovative corporate fabric in the energy sector.

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UNITED’s ocean multi-use solutions

EU-Project UNITED (multi-Use platforms and co-locatioN pilots boosting cost-effecTive, and Eco-friendly and sustainable production in marine environments) focuses on ocean multi-use. The project will run from 2020 until 2023 and provide evidence for the viability of ocean multi-use through the development of five demonstration pilots in the real European marine environment. UNITED will: Address current

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EMA and Keppel O&M launch a grant call for energy storage systems

The Energy Market Authority (EMA) and Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) have forged a $10 million partnership and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop energy solutions in the areas of distributed energy resources, digitalisation and emerging low carbon alternatives. As part of this MOU, EMA and Keppel O&M are launching a grant

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Offshore Wind Challenge to Accelerate Technologies that Protect Marine Life

 Greentown Labs, one of the largest cleantech incubators in North America, and Vineyard Wind, developer of the first utility-scale offshore wind energy generation facility in the United States, are now accepting applications for the Offshore Wind Challenge. Greentown Labs and Vineyard Wind are seeking submissions from startups that are innovating in marine mammal monitoring, either surrounding data collection and

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BlueInvest Awards winners announced

The BlueInvest Awards winners were announced during the BlueInvest Day. Throughout the day, the candidates to the BlueInvest Awards made their pitches. They were 20 of Europe’s top start-ups and SMEs in the Blue Economy. Pitches were live-streamed for maximum exposure to potential clients and partners. The finalists went through undergo pitch coaching and feedback

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The BlueInvest coaching starts: Wedge Global and BlueNewables

As you know, the BOld team was certified by the EU as BlueInvest Readiness Assistance coaches for the program’s startups. Recently, we have received the Cycle 1 assignments and we are happy to announce that, during this cycle, we will be coaching, under the BlueInvest program, Wedge Global and BlueNewables. We’d like to note that

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