Tidal Energy Session at Digby Port Days – Presentations

Digby Port Days – Featured Event:

Tidal Energy in Nova Scotia: Building the Opportunity
September 17, 2015
Digby Pines ~ Digby Hall

Marine Renewables Canada hosted a Tidal Energy session on Sept 17th during Digby Port Days.

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
Sandra Farwell, Director, Sustainable and Renewable Energy, Nova Scotia Department of Energy

– Digby’s Focus and Goals for Tidal Energy
Dan Harvey, Business Consultant, DH Business Services Inc.

– 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.