Tidal Energy Session at Cumberland Energy Authority’s Symposium – Presentations

Cumberland Energy Authority Symposium – featured event

Tidal Energy in Nova Scotia: Building the Opportunity
September 24 – 25, 2015

Marine Renewables Canada hosted a Tidal Energy session on Sept 25th during the Cumberland Energy Authority’s 1st Annual Energy Symposium.

During this ½ day event, attendees had the opportunity to:

  • Learn more about the global marine renewable energy market and Nova Scotia’s role in it
  • Understand what opportunities may be created through tidal energy development in our communities
  • Engage with leading international tidal energy developers
  • Hear about the Province’s strategy for tidal energy development

Please see below for links to the presentations that were given at this session:


– Industry Update and Opportunities (global and local)
Elisa Obermann, Executive Director, Marine Renewables Canada

– Overview of the Nova Scotia’s MRE Strategy Progress and Next Steps
Melissa Oldreive, Policy Analyst, Sustainable & Renewable Energy, Nova Scotia Department of Energy

– Progress and Next Steps at Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE)
Anne-Marie Belliveau, Director of Operations, Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE)

– Nova Scotia’s tidal energy projects
Jeremy Poste, OpenHydro Canada Country Manager for Cape Sharp Tidal – presentation not available
Sue Molloy, President and General Manager, Black Rock Tidal
Dana Morin, Director of Business Development, Fundy Tidal Inc
John Woods, Vice President of Energy Development, Minas Energy