DTOcean is a European collaborative project funded by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Development, more specifically under the call ENERGY 2013-1. DTOcean that stands for Optimal Design Tools for Ocean Energy Arrays aims at accelerating the industrial development of ocean energy power generation knowledge, and providing design tools for deploying the...

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The FORESEA (Funding Ocean Renewable Energy through Strategic European Action) project aims to help bring ocean energy technologies to market by providing access to North-West Europe’s world-leading network of test centres. Through the project, the performance of innovative ocean renewable energy technologies will be demonstrated in real sea conditions, helping to leverage the investment needed to take...

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Recruiting and retaining qualified staff is one of the challenges facing many industries and the renewable energy industry is no exception. For the past few years, the skills gaps and shortage of engineers have been widely reported. In order to fill these gaps by creating the opportunity for qualified staff and organizations looking for talented people to meet, DG Employment awarded a contract...

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MaRINET2, the Marine Renewables Infrastructure Network, is composed of 39 organisations who collaborate to progress offshore renewable energy technologies in Europe. It aims to accelerate the development of wave, tidal and offshore wind energy technologies and infrastructure by opening up access to 57 test facilities across 13 European countries. The project is now in its second iteration, and it...

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