Marine Renewable Energy

A Research Priority for Ireland. Find out about the Research Agenda, Skills Needs, Regulations, Technology Transfer, and Infrastructure requirements for the development of Marine Energy in Ireland.

National Energy Research
National Research Prioritisation

Download the Marine Renewable Energy Action Plan

Details and resources on the key aspects of the action plans are available below.

Marine Renewable Energy Research Update - May 2014 - click image on the right to download.

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Tracking the research activities for Marine Renewable Energy.

Marine Energy Research Centres in Ireland.

Marine Projects ongoing in 2012 (SEAI Inventory).

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People will be key to delivering on the promise of Marine Energy.

Future Skills Needs of Enterprise within the Green Economy in Ireland.

Regulations imageIrish Government support for the development of Marine Renewable Energy is outlined in the OREDP below.

Planning and Licensing

Offshore Renewable Energy Development Plan (OREDP) - Published 2014


Business-photo-340Moving from ideas to commercial success requires support and information exchange.

Enterprise Development

Marine Energy Supply Chain Database

SEAI Ocean Energy Prototype Development Fund



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Testing facilities, Wave prediction, Ports, and Shipping requirements.

Marine Infrastructure Analysis

Port Infrastructure Map

Belmullet Wave Energy Test Site(AMETS)


Lir Natioanl Ocean Test Facility

Galway Bay Test Site

Access to Transnational Facilities - MARINET (FP7)

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