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Marine Energy sector sees significant announcements

This week has had some great announcements in the Marine Energy sector globally, with significant investment publicised in the UK(1,2) and USA(3).  The interesting thing about these investments is the broad spectrum of technologies and product maturity that is being...

Venn Design attends Marine Renewables Canada conference

David Vandermeer attended the Marine Renewables Canada conference in Halifax, NS last week, and enjoyed hearing a mix of technical and policy presentations as well as the networking opportunities. The conference included a networking event at the Centre for Ocean...

Venn Design delivers innovative SCADA solution

Venn Design Solutions staff undertook a project to develop a low-cost, reliable and scalable SCADA system for Orenda Energy Solutions.  This SCADA system allowed for communication with wind turbines around the world, providing secure data access, and turbine control...

Canadian Tidal Energy Study

After the recent announcement of  Venn Design Solutions’ collaboration with Blackfish Engineering, Venn takes a look at Canada’s emerging marine renewable energy sector. While the sector can best be split into tidal energy, wave energy, and run of river, let’s...