RME Wins DOE Phase II SBIR Grant

August 9th, 2010

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that it has awarded Resolute Marine Energy, Inc. a Phase II SBIR grant to continue developing an innovative system for automatically modifying the geometry of wave energy collectors in response to changing wave conditions.
“We’re pleased to be the recipients of continued funding from DOE” Mr. Staby said. “Phase II of this project will...

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RME presents at E2 Tech Conference in Falmouth, ME

June 24th, 2010

RME CEO Bill Staby delivered a presentation and served as a panelist at an event sponsored by Maine-based E2Tech entitled “Ocean Energy: Updates on A Critical Maine Power Source.” “I was very pleased at the turn-out today,” Mr. Staby said. “It’s indicative off the high level of interest in ocean energy technologies in Maine.” Besides Mr. Staby (pictured far left...

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RME CEO presents at TiE Boston Social Entrepreneurs Event

June 7th, 2010

RME CEO Bill Staby made a presentation to The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) Social Entrepreneurs special interest group about using the power of ocean waves to provide fresh water to near-shore, off-grid communities in the developing world. “As much as 70% of the cost of desalting seawater is energy-related and thus using “free” energy from ocean waves has obvious appeal,” Mr....

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RME presenting at Veolia for the “Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur de la France”

June 6th, 2010

RME COO Olivier Ceberio made a presentation of the wave industry and RME’s unique wave-powered desalination concept to the New England Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur at Veolia Energy US HQ in Boston. "The wave industry is inherently global and it is important for RME to explore potential international partnerships that could accelerate market introduction" said Mr. Ceberio. Les Conseillers du...

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RME CEO updates NEMA on the progress of international technical standards for hydrokinetic technologies

June 3rd, 2010

RME CEO Bill Staby today travelled to Washington to deliver a presentation entitled “TC-114 Standards Development - Marine and Hydrokinetic Renewable Energy Technologies” to the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA). Staby noted that, “a key impediment to the rapid deployment of marine hydrokinetic technologies is the lack of internationally-recognized technical standards and these must be established before banks, insurance companies...

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RME Senior Engineer attends technology workshop in Ireland and Northern Ireland

May 11th, 2010

RME Senior Engineer Cliff Goudey represented RME at the “Marine Energy and Smart Grid Technology Workshop” which took place May 10th and 11th in Dublin, Ireland and Belfast, Northern Ireland. The workshop was sponsored by the United States Embassy in Dublin, in conjunction with the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (Ireland), and the Department of Enterprise, Trade and...

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RME CEO testifies before committee of Massachusetts State Legislature

May 4th, 2010

RME CEO Bill Staby today testified before the Community Development & Small Business committee of the Massachusetts State Legislature in support of a bill sponsored by Representative Linda Dorcena Forry to establish the L3C (low-profit limited liability corporation) as a legal business entity in Massachusetts. Mr. Staby said, “We think the L3C structure may help unlock billions of dollars of...

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RME commences two weeks of wave tank tests at Alden Research Laboratory in Holden, MA

April 19th, 2010

Today RME began two weeks of tests in the wave flume at Alden Lab in Holden, MA. The tests are being conducted pursuant to the DOE SBIR Phase I award RME received in late 2009. RME Senior Engineer Cliff Goudey said; “while development of accurate computational models is one objective of this project, we need to verify their precision by...

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