Archives for May 2013

Three New Marine & Hydrokinetic Funding Opportunities Announced by US Department of Energy

The US Department of Energy recently announced two new Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for marine energy and announced its intent to issue a third very soon. The FOAs request Letters of Intent from interested parties seeking funding for research in 3 areas but have relatively quick turnarounds. The dates shown below are the US closing dates for submission of Letters of Intent. The three FOAs cover the following areas: Continue Reading

AWATEA’s 7th Annual Conference a Success

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AWATEA’s 7th Annual Conference Blue Energy in the Pacific: Powering Innovation was held in the Icon Room at Te Papa Tongarewa in central Wellington on 18 and 19 April. The conference was a success with registrants particularly commenting on the range and quality of the presentations, the two overseas keynote speakers and the general organisation of the conference.

The AWATEA Executive would like to extend its thanks to this year’s Foundation Sponsors: Meridian Energy Limited and the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). NIWA also provided important sponsorship and negotiated the provision of funding by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment to bring our two keynote speakers from the US and Australia.