Ocean renewable energy in insular conditions - workshop in France


The role of ocean renewable energy as an alternative energy source for islands will be discussed at a workshop in France on 11th June.

This workshop will look at the opportunities and barriers to local adoption of ocean renewable energy in islands communities from the perspectives of various stakeholders and also possible solutions to address the challenges.

The event is organized by Plocan in collaboration with OES.

It will be held at Cité de la Mer, Cherbourg, France on June 11, 2018, in the same week of the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE 2018).

The objectives of the workshop are:
• To discuss challenges and opportunities for ocean renewable energy as a clean alternative source of energy in insular conditions.
• To address achievements in the ocean renewable energy field and its applicability to insular conditions.
• To address the contribution and/or challenges of each stakeholder in making use of ocean energy renewable as alternative source of energy in islands and how can each stakeholder work together to address these challenges.

This is the second OES workshop on this topic with an international participation. The first one in 2017 was organized at the Nanyang Technological University with a focus on islands and remote coastal areas of the Asian region.

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