These pages provide information to companies who are interested in developing Ocean Energy
Information for Wave Energy Developers
The following services are available to developers of Ocean Energy devices:
Ocean Energy Development Unit
The Ocean Energy Development Unit was set up by Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland to stimulate the development and deployment of Ocean Energy devices and systems in Ireland. The OEDU is responsible for the implementation of the National Ocean Energy Strategy. It aims to support national developers of wave energy devices through concept validation, model design optimisation and scale model testing and deployment. The OEDU have a funding programme to stimulate the development and deployment of Ocean Energy devices.
Ocean Energy Industry Forum
The Ocean Energy Industry Forum provides an informal communications mechanism for all stakeholders. It brings together developers, investors, researchers and state agencies that have an interest in ocean energy. Contact the Marine Renewable Industry Association for further information.
The Ocean Energy Industry Forum has been active since 2006. Meetings have been held on an annual basis. The primary objectives of the meetings were to provide a networking opportunity to all stakeholders, to discuss Ocean Energy strategy and test facilities for prototypes and to update on advances by Ocean Energy device developers and researchers
Marine Renewables Industry Association (MRIA)
The Marine Renewables Industry Association (MRIA) was set up to represent the interests of the businesses in Ireland engaged in the development of offshore wind, wave and tidal energy technologies and projects. Researchers and Agencies engaged in this sector are also involved with MRIA. Further information is available from the Chairman of MRIA Peter Coyle, at email@example.com