14 Feb '18, 3pm

#ocean #renewable

Marine Renewables Canada says it has made this decision because of the growing global effort to develop solutions to climate change and increase renewable electricity generation. Another factor is that Canada has particularly strong offshore and ocean resources, with the longest coastlines in the world giving the country a huge offshore wind potential. The country also benefits from significant offshore and marine industries than are suitably placed to contribute to offshore wind development. Given the prediction by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in 2016 that the global offshore wind industry will grow by over 650 percent by 2030, this presents new opportunities for Canadian businesses. “Many of our members working on tidal and wave energy projects also have expertise that can service offshore wind projects both domestically and internationally” said Tim...

Full article: https://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/ocean_energy/mari...

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greentechmedia.com 14 Feb '18, 7pm

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cleantechnica.com 12 Feb '18, 11pm

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