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26 November 2020

The European Commission is in the process of shaping a new comprehensive approach to the blue economy. A stakeholder consultation on the future of the blue economy is currently underway and open till 7 December 2020.

26 November 2020

The Atlantic ocean offers plenty of renewable resources, like offshore wind, wave and tidal energy. The benefits of using those resources are significant, from reducing greenhouse gas emissions to stimulating and diversifying the economies of coastal communities. The marine renewable energy (MRE) industrial sector has emerged to take advantage of the energy from the sea, and most of its early developments are wave and tidal energy generation.

26 November 2020

Whilst offshore wind technology continues to evolve and gain in efficiency, blade erosion has become a key challenge in order to remove market barriers for the blue economy. The EU-funded project LEAPWind has found a solution to prevent offshore blade erosion.

26 November 2020

The cofradía of Bustio has become the first in Spain to be 100% self-sufficient in renewable energy for its land operations. While reducing carbon emissions, the cofradía is annually saving around €10,000 on electricity.

26 November 2020

The blue economy is growing fast and attracting investment worldwide. Its potential for sustainable economic growth, in line with the European Green Deal, is enormous. Unfortunately, not all economic activities at sea contribute to a healthy marine environment. A new report by the European Commission analyses why that is, and how we can turn the tide.

25 November 2020

A new survey invites stakeholders to take part in the prospective Blue Economy Partnership co-design process by sharing insights and suggestions on the first draft of the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA).

24 November 2020

Timed to the adoption of the Commission’s new offshore renewables strategy, the latest Euronews OCEAN episode focuses on marine renewable energy.

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