Posted April 15, 2021
We sat down with our intern Savanna, Environmental Science student at Dalhousie University, and asked her questions about her time at OERA.
Why did you apply for an internship at OERA?
The opportunity to work as an intern for OERA was irresistible for me. It has been exciting to learn from one of the province’s leading non-profit organizations and to continue my growing interest in the energy sector in Nova Scotia. Growing up in Nova Scotia, I have always wanted to learn more about tidal energy and the project management of our tidal projects.
Putting the ocean to work to reduce climate change impacts; Planetary Hydrogen advancing ocean-based cleantech
Posted March 22, 2021
Author: Mike Kelland, Chief Executive Officer, Planetary HydrogenRead More…
Posted March 10, 2021
By: Courtney Trowse, Community Collaboration Officer with Sustainable Oceans Applied Research (SOAR)Read More…
The Pathway Program: Validating environmental monitoring solutions for marine renewable energy projects
Posted March 5, 2021
Author: Luiz Faria, OERA Project Manager
The following article was submitted and posted in Tethys Stories on March 4, 2021.Read More…
Posted January 11, 2021
At OERA we’re fortunate to have a Board of Directors made up of members from academia, industry, government and beyond. Offering a wealth of experience and diverse and informed perspectives, they help to set OERA’s direction and keep us focused on achieving our mandate.Read More…
Posted December 8, 2020
By: Alisdair McLean, Executive Director, OERA
We all know the pandemic is the most important challenge facing humanity at this moment, but some are also looking at how we apply the lessons we’re learning to the equally important though slower-moving problems presented by climate change. While we know we’ll have a vaccine for COVID-19 in the not-too-distant future, there won’t be any similar sort of quick fix to protect us from rising global temperatures.Read More…
Posted November 25, 2020
The Pathway Program – a multi-year collaborative initiative between OERA and the Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE) supported by the Nova Scotia Department of Energy and Mines and Natural Resources Canada – in June released a report incorporating international expertise on passive acoustic monitoring (PAM) in high tidal flow environments.
Posted September 28, 2020
Learn more about OERA’s recent achievements and strategic direction through our 2019-2020 annual report, now available here.
“FY2019-2020 was year of a transition at OERA. While we continued our long-standing work in offshore geoscience and tidal energy, we also started working on energy topics consistent with our broader mandate to resolve knowledge gaps in both offshore and onshore energy fields.”
- Alisdair McLean, Executive Director’s Message, OERA’s 2019-20 annual reportRead More…
Posted July 15, 2020
Clean growth R&D and how it can contribute to our province's objective of sustainable prosperity was on the agenda in June, as university researchers and leaders and provincial and federal government representatives came together for a virtual workshop.