Aotearoa Wave and Tidal Energy Association (AWATEA)

AWATEA was established in April 2006 to advocate for, assist and accelerate the development of the marine energy industry. It acts as an industry association with the mission to promote, aid and foster a vibrant and viable marine energy industry in New Zealand.

Maine Ocean & Wind Industry Initiative (MOWII)

The Maine Ocean and Wind Industry Initiative (MOWII) represents companies’ expertise within the Maine ocean and wind energy supply chain, works proactively to promote the expertise of member companies, and provides solutions to local, national, and international market participants.

Marine Renewables Canada

Marine Renewables Canada aligns industry, academia and government to ensure that Canada is a leader in providing ocean energy solutions to a world market.

Marine Renwable Energy Coalition (MRECo)

The New England Marine Renewable Energy Collaborative (MRECo) is a nonprofit corporation that educates and involves all stakeholders (Academic, industry, governmental/regulatory, and public interest groups) to promote the sustainable development of renewable energy in New England ocean waters.

Northwest Connectory

The Northwest Network – contains detailed capabilities profiles of Northwest industrial and technology companies across all industries at every level of the supply chain. The goal is to link Northwest businesses to each other and to provide information about the industrial and technology base of the economy. It also contains profiles of other critical assets in addition to companies, including federal labs, university and private research centers.

Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC)

NNMREC’s facilitates wave and offshore wind energy development by bringing science to bear on the technical, environmental, and social dimensions of these ocean energy technologies.

Oregon Sea Grant

Oregon Sea Grant’s mission is to develop and support an integrated program of research, outreach, and education that help people understand, rationally use, and conserve marine and coastal resources. Thier activities respond to the needs of ocean users and act to stimulate the Oregon economy.

Pacific Northwest National Labs (PNNL)

The mission of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is to transform the world through courageous discovery and innovation. Their vision: PNNL science and technology inspires and enables the world to live prosperously, safely, and securely. Located in Richland, Washington, PNNL is one among ten U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories managed by DOE’s Office of Science. Their research strengthens the U.S. foundation for innovation, and helps find solutions for not only DOE, but for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the National Nuclear Security Administration, other government agencies, universities and industry.

Southern Oregon Ocean Resource Coalition

The Southern Oregon Resource Coalition was established in response to evolving ocean policy and proposed new uses of Oregon’s territorial sea. SOORC is a coalition of marine related interests on the South Coast concerned about Oregon’s coastal environments and communities.

Thetis MRE

The international convention THETIS MRE was created in 2011 to meet the expectations of players involved in this raising sector, to gather and share experiences and to promote the development of  MRE energies as a source of blue economic growth.


WavEC Offshore Renewables is a private nonprofit association created in 2003 to develop its activities in three areas: applied research, consulting, and pro bono activities, characteristic of a private non-profit organization, namely the dissemination and promotion of opportunities associated with the early development of marine renewable energy in the country (Portugal), among companies, the public administration and the general public, and also the training of young people within curricular internship and advanced training, including Master’s and PhD theses.