Welcome to the website of the Marine Renewables Industry Association (MRIA) which represents Ireland's Marine Renewables community in the fields of Wave and Tidal Energy. The Association includes firms engaged in device development and manufacture, developers of projects and sites based on Marine Renewables, academic researchers, consultants, professional firms and contractors.
The Association is an all-island body.
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7th Ocean Energy Industry Forum 2016
Presentations are now available here
MRIA publishes its landmark study on the financing of ocean energy
Funding the Development of the Ocean Energy Industry in Ireland
MRIA, working with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland, has agreed a scheme to assist ocean energy developers in the RoI to claim part of the costs for attending the ICOE Conference (February 23rd-25th) - up to a maximum of €500 towards ICOE conference fees per eligible company. MRIA will administer the scheme. The companies eligible for assistance are:
1. Companies who have or have had a prototype project in place with SEAI within the last 3 years (January 2013-December 2015) or have lodged an application with SEAI for a prototype project before 23rd February 2016.
2. Member companies of IWEDA
3. Member companies of MRIA
A maximum of 20 companies will be funded under the scheme to be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Click here for Application Form.
Fully completed forms, together with proof of payment, must be sent to before 4th March 2016.
Companies approved support by Enterprise Ireland or any other public body to attend ICOE are not eligible under this scheme.