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Blue Gem Wind sets up Pembroke Dock HQ

Blue Gem Wind, the joint venture between Total, one of the world’s largest energy companies, alongside Simply Blue Energy, a pioneering Celtic Sea blue economy project developer is recruiting to build its local office. Blue Gem Wind is currently focussing on an...

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Marine Power Systems is seeking a Design Engineer

Marine Power Systems is seeking a Design Engineer with expertise in the assembly and maintenance of very large, complex systems within CAD, to join its team and help achieve the company’s vision of clean, affordable, reliable renewable marine energy.   MPS is...

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Contracts for Difference: consultation on proposed amendments

The Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme is the government’s main mechanism for supporting new, low carbon electricity generation projects in the United Kingdom (UK). The government is considering a number of changes to the way the CfD scheme operates and has opened...

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New date for Marine Energy Wales Conference

The Marine Energy Wales Conference has been rescheduled for January 2021 in North Wales and a limited number of tickets are still available. The Marine Energy Wales Conference will be held in Venue Cymru, Llandudno over two days: 27 -28th January 2021. This is the...

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EMEC and META strengthen UK test site collaboration

The Scottish and Welsh ocean energy test centres have strengthened ties to expand the UK’s test centre network. The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), based in Orkney, Scotland, has signed an agreement with Marine Energy Wales to provide further support to the...

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Webinar: the blue economy and marine surveys

Enzen and Bombora invite you to join a free webinar to find out about Blue Energy and why marine surveys are such integral success factors. Thursday 30th April 10:30am UK  Bombora, together with strategic partner Enzen Spain, is part of a consortium responding to the...

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RenewableUK and Arup set up Virtual Energy Network

RenewableUK Cymru and Arup have joined forces to offer a regular platform for the renewable energy sector in Wales. The Virtual Energy Network Group will be an opportunity to debate and analyse current energy policy challenges with input from industry experts. The...

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Projects Administrator Vacancy with Simply Blue Energy

Projects Administrator – Floating Wind This is an exciting opportunity to join the Simply Blue Energy team responsible for developing a pipeline of innovative floating wind projects in the Celtic sea. Simply Blue Energy is seeking a highly motivated and competent...

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Environmental Specialist Vacancy with Simply Blue Energy

Environmental Specialist – Floating Wind This is an exciting opportunity to join the Simply Blue Energy (SBE) team responsible for developing a pipeline of innovative floating wind projects in the Celtic sea. Simply Blue Energy is seeking a highly motivated and...

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Supergen ORE Extends Flexible Funding Call Deadline

The Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub has extended the deadline for expressions of interest for its second Flexible Funding call. Launched in March this year, the Supergen ORE second round of Flexible Funding aims to advance research into the opportunities...

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Latest Advice for COVID-19 Supply of PPE and Sanitiser

The latest advice for those supplying Sanitiser and PPE to the NHS and other front-line organisations. The UK Government have issued faster routes to achieve approval. This can be found at https://www.hse.gov.uk/news/hand-sanitiser-manufacture-supply-coronavirus.htm...

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Minesto secures all permits for Faroe Islands’ installations

Marine energy developer Minesto and its collaboration partner, the Faroese electric utility company SEV, has been granted all necessary permits and consents for the installation of two grid-connected tidal kite systems in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands. “We have had...

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Industry Wales Call for Help

Welsh Government, Life Science Hub and Industry Wales are working together with NHS Wales SSP to support the supply chain for various equipment needs for both Health, Care and other front line workers. We fully acknowledge you are already doing this but hope this can...

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Bombora Coronavirus Response and Business Continuity

Marine energy company Bombora is closely monitoring the fast-moving developments relating to the global coronavirus pandemic to minimise the impact on both its 1.5MW mWave Pembrokeshire Project and its business in general. In line with UK Government and World Health...

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Supergen ORE Hub extends Flexible Funding call 2

As you will be aware, over the past week many teams across Universities and other Organisations have had to make exceptional changes to their working practices in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. To allow for a period of adjustment to these new ways of working, the...

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ORE Catapult seek Project Manager

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (ORE Catapult) is one of a number of Catapults set up by Innovate UK to accelerate the deployment of innovative technology in the UK. ORE Catapult is the UK's leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore...

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Bombora looking to strengthen senior team

Founded in 2012 in Perth Western Australia, Bombora is an award-winning ocean energy company. Bombora has relocated its global head office to Pembrokeshire, Wales in the heart of a dynamic, wave and tidal energy focussed region. The organisation has strong investor...

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Tidal Lagoon Power kicks off fundraising campaign

Tidal Power Plc has launched a £1.2 million fundraise to enable the conclusion of works to secure in perpetuity the planning permission awarded to the world-first Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. With shares priced at £2.50 and offered at a minimum subscription of £500, the...

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Nova Innovation enjoys investment surge

Tidal energy outfit Nova Innovation is opening itself up to additional investment from the public after surpassing its initial crowdfunding target within weeks. The company raced to its original funding goal of £500,000 just a fortnight after launching its investment...

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Marine Energy Council seek Public Affairs Director

An experienced Public Affairs Director is being sought to work with the UK Marine Energy Council to further develop the sector across the UK. The ‘Marine Energy Council’ (MEC) is the national-level representation of the UK marine energy sector. The MEC has so far...

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SELKIE and Swansea University Vacancies

Swansea University’s Marine Energy Research Group are seeking a Research Assistant/Officer (Marine Energy CFD) and Research Assistant (Marine Energy Software) to work on the Selkie Project, which is funded under the INTERREG Wales-Ireland programme. Selkie is an...

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First Wave Energy Marine Licence in Wales

  Bombora has received the green light for both its on-shore and off-shore licence applications for the deployment and testing of their mWave™ wave energy technology off the coast of Pembrokeshire, Wales. This is the first Marine Licence to be granted for a wave...

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Marine Energy Test Area Public Exhibition – Second Round

Marine Energy Wales is developing a Marine Energy Test Area (META) project in and around the Milford Haven Waterway. Sites for testing wave and tidal devices, along with other marine energy equipment, are proposed near Pembroke Port, Warrior Way, Dale and north of...

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Wave energy demonstrator ready to swing into action

Mainstay Marine Solutions, specialist marine engineers in South West Wales, has completed the fabrication and assembly of the 48te Wave Energy device for Australian company AMOG Consulting. The device was deployed from Pembroke Dock 8:00am Friday 2nd August and...

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Marine Power Systems Expands Board with Two New Appointments

  UK marine technology development company Marine Power Systems (MPS) has confirmed the appointment of two new members to its board; Sue Barr and Tom Kahan. Sue Barr’s extensive experience in offshore wind, wave and tidal industries will be a huge asset to the Swansea...

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Bombora team up with the Development Bank of Wales

Innovative wave energy technology developer Bombora has secured a seven figure working capital facility with the Development Bank of Wales in a move that will help secure the company’s future in Wales. Last year the company was awarded a £10.3m grant from the European...

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SELKIE Project Manager Role

The University College Cork (UCC) are seeking an enthusiastic Research Support Officer with experience of the INTERREG programme to work on the Selkie Project which is funded under INTERREG Wales-Ireland programme. Selkie is a 3.5-year project that will commence in...

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FAUN Trackway seek two new staff

  FAUN Trackway Limited is an engineering and manufacturing firm that works across an array of industries. They are currently seeking two new people to join their team in Llangefni, North Wales. Marketing Coordinator They are searching for a Marketing Coordinator...

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Marine Power Systems seek Design & Development Engineer

Marine Power Systems is seeking a Design & Development Engineer with expertise in computational simulation of WEC devices to join its team and help achieve the company’s vision of clean, affordable, reliable renewable marine energy. With its portfolio of devices...

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Welsh European Funding Office visit to Bombora

  On Monday 1st July the Directors of Bombora Wave Power welcomed Sue Price, Head of Programme Management Division, Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO) to Bombora’s Pembroke Dock offices to review the latest progress on the 1.5MW mWave™ trial being conducted at...

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Marine Power Systems seek Financial Controller

Marine Power Systems is seeking a Financial Controller to join its team and help achieve the company’s vision of clean, affordable, reliable renewable marine energy. With its portfolio of devices that include wave energy, floating wind, and combined wind and wave...

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Marine Power Systems is recruiting

Marine Power Systems is seeking a Design & Development Engineer to join its team and help achieve the company’s vision of clean, affordable, reliable renewable marine energy. With its portfolio of devices that include wave energy, floating wind, and combined wind...

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Bombora seek Test Engineers

Bombora is an award-winning ocean energy company from Western Australia , now with headquarters in Pembrokeshire, Wales. They are seeking a Test Engineer and a Senior Test Engineer to join the team in Pembroke Dock. The successful candidates will be responsible for...

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Wave Whisperers Win Inaugural ‘Bombora Wave Power Challenge’

A team of four students from Cranfield University, calling themselves the Wave Whisperers, defeated eight other teams to win the prestigious ‘Bombora Wave Power Challenge’ cup, sponsored by Welsh Government. The inaugural ‘Bombora Wave Power Challenge’ gathered forty...

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Marine energy rides the tide in Wales

  Marine Energy Wales welcomes the recent announcements from Minesto, Morlais and ORE Catapult as positive indicators of the growing Welsh industry. Last week saw important news releases from three major companies in the marine renewable energy sector, all of...

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Big Moon rises on Anglesey tidal energy project

A Canadian firm is the latest to come on board with Anglesey’s tidal energy project, as directors sign a brand-new agreement during the Egni 2019 marine energy conference at M-SParc in Gaerwen this week.The deal comes following several visits by Nova Scotia based, Big...

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ORE Catapult seek 6 new staff in Wales

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (ORE Catapult) is one of a number of Catapults set up by Innovate UK to accelerate the deployment of innovative technology in the UK. With primary locations in Glasgow and Blyth, and regionally facilities in Hull, Levenmouth,...

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MPs Unite to Support Marine Energy

91 Members of Parliament from all the main parties have signed a letter to the Energy Minister Claire Perry, urging her to put measures in place to ensure that the UK capitalises on its role as a world leader in wave and tidal energy. The letter was written by the...

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Bombora seek Senior Electrical Engineer

Bombora is an award-winning ocean energy company from Western Australia , now with headquarters in Pembrokeshire, Wales. They are seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join the team in Pembroke Dock. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design and...

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Enzen selects Bombora for Lanzarote Wave Energy Farm

Wave energy specialist Bombora Wave Power today announced it has been selected by Enzen to supply a grid connected wave farm to be located in the Atlantic Ocean on the north side of Lanzarote, the fourth largest of the Spanish Canary Islands, off the coast of northern...

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Job Opportunities with Minesto

Minesto is a world-leading marine energy technology developer with the mission to minimise the global carbon footprint of the energy industry by enabling commercial clean electricity generation from tidal streams and ocean currents. Minesto’s award-winning and...

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Job Vacancies with Bombora Wavepower

Bombora is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer with experience of innovative marine energy projects. They will be based out of Bombora’s Pembroke Dock offices and will be responsible for the design and delivery of the electrical elements of the first mWave device....

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Job Vacancy with Bombora Wavepower

Bombora is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Marketing and Communications Manager to join its team to manage the promotion and marketing of the company and its partners. The position will be based out of Bombora’s Pembroke Dock offices however remote working...

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Future of tidal and wave power set out in landmark report

The potential of the UK’s world-leading tidal and wave power sectors is laid out in a new report, launched today (March 19). The technology’s successes to date – including the world’s first grid-connected tidal array – are outlined in the document, which has been...

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Mainstay Marine to build new wave energy device

Mainstay Marine Solutions, workboat builders and marine engineers in South West Wales, has been awarded a contract from AMOG Consulting Ltd for the construction of their Wave Energy Converter (WEC) technology demonstrator device. Simple in design, the WEC is tuned to...

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Minesto Explores Options in Eastern Caribbean

Marine energy developer Minesto has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Antigua and Barbuda. Through a feasibility study, facilitated by the United Nations Office for Project Services, the parties will explore the possibilities of supplying the...

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Leask Marine seek engineers

Job title: Civil EngineerLocation: Pembroke Dock Office Base: working in wider United Kingdom / England / Scotland / Northern IrelandSalary: NegotiableJob Type: Part Time with potential to becoming Full-Time Leask Marine are seeking civil engineers at all levels to...

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Marine Energy Wales 2019 Conference – Tickets available now

Tickets are on sale now for Wales’ only conference dedicated to marine renewable energy.  The 2019 conference will be the 10th Annual Event hosted by the Marine Energy Wales team (formerly Marine Energy Pembrokeshire) and will be a showcase of Welsh industry,...

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Bombora seek Project Manager

Bombora is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Project Manager to join its European team to manage the planning, budgeting and delivery of Bombora’s first commercial mWave projects. The position will be based out of Bombora’s Pembroke Dock offices. Remote working...

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SEACAMS2 Stakeholder Workshop

"Perspectives, Plans and Projects" January 29th, Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel A SEACAMS2 Stakeholder Workshop is taking place on 29th January 2019 in Cardiff with the aim of informing businesses and other stakeholders on recent progress in SEACAMS2 and to...

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Leask Marine seek Project Manager

Leask Marine are searching for an experienced project manager to join their rapidly expanding business in Wales. The successful candidate will work and integrate with all teams within Leask Marine and support the Commercial & Operations Managers in the design,...

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Bombora seek Assistant Accountant

Bombora is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and technically competent Assistant Accountant, to support the Finance Manager in the delivery of a high quality finance service for Bombora and its stakeholders.The role will be based out of Bombora's Pembroke Dock...

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