Category Archives: Renewables

OCEAN energy sector will play a key role towards achieving a carbon-free Europe by 2050 – Blue Economy report

The European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella opened on May 16, 2019, the 2019 European Maritime Day conference in Lisbon whose main focus was boosting a “blue” economy. The EC also launched the second edition of its Blue Economy Report.

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“€566 billion and growing: the EU blue economy is thriving” – DG Mare publishes 2018 report

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SCHEDULING wind farm construction activities: Maryland scientists track porpoises to assess impact of offshore wind farms

Continue reading SCHEDULING wind farm construction activities: Maryland scientists track porpoises to assess impact of offshore wind farms

AGRI-food sector represents ~1/3rd of GHG emissions; Trend rising with proteins demand “if nothing is done” – FAO / EBRD tools for governments may help

Continue reading AGRI-food sector represents ~1/3rd of GHG emissions; Trend rising with proteins demand “if nothing is done” – FAO / EBRD tools for governments may help

OCEANS around Ireland present “enormous opportunities” in key economic areas incl. food & aquaculture, marine energy, technology” – Conference in Galway

Continue reading OCEANS around Ireland present “enormous opportunities” in key economic areas incl. food & aquaculture, marine energy, technology” – Conference in Galway

MARINE Institute responds – re. ‘wind turbines’ – to Irish Times; Article also hints at possibility of ‘sub-letting’ to private operator in Galway Bay

Continue reading MARINE Institute responds – re. ‘wind turbines’ – to Irish Times; Article also hints at possibility of ‘sub-letting’ to private operator in Galway Bay

WAVE energy first for Scottish aquaculture; ‘Developing the innovative technologies required for offshore fish farming’, Marine Harvest partnership with HIE-subsidiary

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GALWAY Bay underwater ocean observatory completed; expected to be operational in the coming months

A significant piece of ocean research infrastructure was brought to fruition with the completion of the Galway Bay (Ireland) underwater ocean observatory over the weekend, the Marine Institute announced on August 10, 2015. Continue reading GALWAY Bay underwater ocean observatory completed; expected to be operational in the coming months

OFFSHORE wind turbine construction “could be putting seals’ hearing at risk”

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OF ‘shadows and heat’: Have offshore wind turbines “ruined Britain’s prized lobster haul?” asks The Observer…

Continue reading OF ‘shadows and heat’: Have offshore wind turbines “ruined Britain’s prized lobster haul?” asks The Observer…

SEABED area included… “Ireland is one of the largest EU states”; Marine (incl. seafood) economy could create 10,000 new jobs up to 2020 – New report

Maritime economy to 2020 - Ireland (April 2015)

Continue reading SEABED area included… “Ireland is one of the largest EU states”; Marine (incl. seafood) economy could create 10,000 new jobs up to 2020 – New report