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1/10/2005 (Renews 4) – Information Day Organised by DG Transport and Energy

The Directorate-General for Transport and Energy organised an Information Day on 21 September on the Fourth Call for Proposals for short- to medium-term research and demonstration actions in Sustainable Energy Systems. (…)

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1/10/2005 (Renews 4) – SIXTH EUROPEAN WAVE AND TIDAL ENERGY CONFERENCE

The conference, organised by the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, was the sixth in a series which began in 1993. It was attended by more than 200 participants from 12 countries, including USA, Canada, Australia, Japan and India.

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1/10/2005 (Renews 4) – UNIDO MARINE CURRENTS CONFERENCE

The conference was organised on 14-15 September 2005 by UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organisation) and Ponte di Archimede in Messina.

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1/10/2005 (Renews 4) – Coordinated Action on Ocean Energy – CA-OE

Ocean energy systems are expected to make the transition from demonstration models to working prototypes in the near future; however, ocean energy companies and research organisations are currently small and dispersed.

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1/02/2005 (Renews 3) – Information day for proposers

Researchers and industry representatives interested in participating in the latest call for proposals in energy research (FP6-2004-ENERGY-3) had the opportunity to meet with fellow participants and European Commission staff at an information day in Brussels.

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1/07/2004 (Renews 2) – Almeria gives RES a media boost

Some 40 journalists were given an intensive briefing on renewable energy systems utilising solar, wave and geothermal sources at the Almeria Solar platform in Spain in March.

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1/07/2004 (Renews 2) – Wave Dragon

On 27 June 2003, the Wave Dragon, the first offshore wave energy converter in the world to generate power for public consumption, was switched on. After intensive months of construction and testing, the floating 237 tonne prototype, measuring 53 by 33 metres, is now producing 20 kW of power for the local grid in Denmark. Its output is accurately matching the predictions forecast by the academic project partners at Aalborg University and the Technical University of Munich.

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