OCEANIC presents biofouling database

After presenting a preliminary version at the ICOE Conference earlier this year, the OCEANIC-project which includes partners such as RISE and CorPower Ocean, has released a biofouling database developed within the project. The idea behind this initiative is...

Swedish Energy Agency opens call for ocean energy systems

The Swedish Energy Agency has opened their call regarding the development of sustainable and cost-efficient ocean energy systems. The proposed budget of the call is expected to be around 18 million SEK with a deadline for applications set to midnight on August 30,...

New Swedish Ocean Energy Program

The Swedish Energy Agency recently released a new Ocean Energy Program, a continuation of its previous Marine Energy Conversion program. 105 million Swedish SEK has been allocated to help support the Swedish ocean energy sector and possibly increase its export. Tobias...

Fortum acquires part of Seabased

Our member Seabased has sold 10 % of its shares to Finnish power utility Fortum for an undisclosed fee. Sebastian Johansen, Senior Technological Expert at Fortum, said: “We have worked closely together during the wave power project in Sotenäs and believe there is a...

The planning of Test site Skagerrak starts this week

After securing funds from the Swedish Innovation Agency Vinnova, the planning of Testsite Skagerrak will soon begin as the project group will have its first meeting this week. The goal of the current project is to identify and analyze the need for infrastructure,...