Take 5: The ON&T Interview with Elisa Obermann

Ocean News & Technology | May 14, 2024 Canada’s ocean sector boasts investment, innovation, and ambition. The shared goal among public and private sectors is […]

DFO looks to streamline permitting process for tidal energy projects

iPolitics| March 18, 2024 The federal government is looking to make permitting processes for tidal energy projects as predictable as the natural phenomenon they rely […]

NHA and Marine Renewables Canada in historic knowledge sharing agreement

International Waterpower & Dam Construction Magazine | March 18, 2024 In a landmark move aimed at leveraging marine energy for global net zero objectives, the […]

Canadian govt charts path for sustainable tidal energy development

Offshore Energy | February 29, 2024 The Government of Canada has released the Tidal Energy Task Force’s final report to clarify regulatory requirements for tidal […]

N.L. and Ottawa sign MOU on offshore wind power development around the island

Saltwire | December 6, 2023 ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — When it comes time to regulate any future offshore wind power project development in 16 bays […]

Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Advance Offshore Wind Power and Good Jobs

Natural Resources Canada | December 6, 2023 Energy systems across the world are rapidly transforming, and offshore wind development will create sustainable jobs and help […]

Atlantic provinces pioneer Canada’s offshore wind development

Offshore Magazine | October 21, 2023 As Canada works to decarbonize its economy, it is increasing its focus on offshore wind development. In May 2023, […]

Canada unveils plan for regulating offshore wind energy projects in Atlantic Canada

CBC | September 21, 2022 Canada’s offshore accords with Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador are being updated to promote development of offshore wind farms, […]

Op-ed: PERSPECTIVE: Government-wide solution required to allow tidal energy to move forward

Elisa Obermann | Saltwire | April 14, 2023 If we want to fight climate change with marine renewable energy, we cannot continue to scare away […]

Second green hydrogen plant approved in Nova Scotia

CTV News | April 13, 2023 When Canada promised to export clean hydrogen(opens in a new tab) to Germany by 2025, many eyes turned to […]

Sustainable Marine drops Nova Scotia tidal energy project as federal government faces backlash over missed opportunity

Offshore Energy | April 26, 2023 Sustainable Marine, a company that achieved an important milestone for Canada with a first-ever grid-connected floating tidal energy platform […]

Sustainable Marine Energy bins Canadian operations, accuses federal department of blocking green project

The Globe and Mail |May 2, 2023 A Scotland-based energy company that had been harnessing tidal power in the Bay of Fundy pulled the plug […]

Canadians join forces to advance renewable ocean energy

Offshore Energy | November 25, 2022 Canada’s Ocean Supercluster (OSC) and Marine Renewables Canada (MRC) have formed a collaborative partnership to share knowledge and support […]

The future role and prospects for marine renewable energy with Elisa Obermann

The Flux Capacitor (podcast) | November 7, 2022 Recorded on Zoom in early November 2022, episode 65 features a conversation with Marine Renewables Canada Executive […]

Nova Scotia sets first Canadian offshore wind power goal in Atlantic green hydrogen drive

RECHARGE | September 21, 2022 Nova Scotia has become the first province in Canada to set out ambitions to build industrial-scale wind power plant off […]

Op-ed: Canada-Germany hydrogen agreement signals increased role for Atlantic Canada’s ocean energy resources

Elisa Obermann| The Hill Times | September 15, 2022 Last month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz signed a Joint Declaration of […]

Canadian hydrokinetic test center to deploy ORPC’s RivGen power system

Offshore Energy | May 24, 2022 Canadian Hydrokinetic Technology Testing Centre (CHTTC) and ORPC Canada have joined forces to deploy a RivGen renewable power system […]

The Blue Economy: A conversation with Elisa Obermann

Electricity Canada-The Grid | June 11, 2021 You may have heard a new term frequently used in 2020 government announcements: The Blue Economy. It was certainly […]

Op-ed: Clean Electricity—Key to Canada’s Climate Targets

Patrick Bateman, Francis Bradley, Michelle Branigan, John Gorman, Robert Hornung, and Elisa Obermann| Policy Magazine | May 12, 2021 Even as we navigate the pandemic, […]

Canada Supports International Standards for Marine Renewable Energy

Natural Resources Canada| May 6, 2021 HALIFAX, NS, May 6, 2021 /CNW/ – The Government of Canada is committed to developing clean technologies that drive […]

Sustainable Marine Floats Out ‘Next-Gen’ Tidal Energy Platform in Canada

Offshore Engineer | February 2, 2021 Scottish tidal energy technology firm Sustainable Marine is forging ahead with plans to deliver the world’s first floating tidal […]

New coalition—Electricity Alliance Canada—to promote “the power of electrification”

Electrical Business Magazine | October 13, 2021 Several Canadian associations have formed a coalition—Electricity Alliance Canada—with the aim of promoting “the power of electrification to […]

Canada’s new prince of tides: world’s first floating array heads out

RECHARGE| February 5, 2021 Innovative, multi-turbine design to be used to build potentially market-changing 9MW Pempa’q project in Bay of Fundy An innovative floating tidal […]

Op-ed: Renewable energy should be the cornerstone of Canada’s net zero strategy

Anne-Raphaëlle Audouin, Robert Hornung, Wesley Johnston and Elisa Obermann | Globe and Mail | February 14, 2020 Anne-Raphaëlle Audouin, Robert Hornung, Wesley Johnston and Elisa […]

Op-ed: Right pieces of puzzle in place to make tidal a reality for Canada

Elisa Obermann | Recharge News | October 14, 2019 OPINION | Canada’s marine renewable energy sector has had its setbacks but persistence looks about to […]

Op-ed: Electrification is key to jumpstarting Canada’s slumping economy

Anne-Raphaelle Audouin, Elisa Obermann, Francis Bradley, John Gorman, Michelle Branigan, Robert Hornung | September 1, 2020 Leaders of Canada’s electricity sector urge feds to get clean-energy stimulus […]

Nova Scotia law changes would see new power purchase agreements for tidal energy

The Canadian Press | October 4, 2019 The Nova Scotia government is proposing legislative changes to further support the development of tidal energy… Read More 

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