Conference Marine Energy

We invite you to a conference about tidal, wave- and wind power, maritime hydrogen technology and off grid energy systems in Florø. The event will be a great opportunity for insight, networking and developing new projects together with Norwegian and international partners.

13–14 September 2017
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The conference aims to bring businesses, R&D institutions, public administration and educational institutions together to discuss potential projects and partnerships within reneweable energy, subsea and hydrogen technologies.

Speakers form Norway, Orkney Islands, USA and New Zealand are confirmed, and there will be a number of Norwegian, international and EU participants.

Preliminary programme

Wednesday 13 September

14:00 -16:30 Presentations and panel discussions

  • Tidal and wave energy (UK, Orkney)
  • Hydrogen storage in micro grids (N)
  • Energy systems in fish farms (N)
  • Green Shipping Pilot: H2 Passenger Vessel (N)
  • SF Breeze H2 Passenger Vessel (US)
  • BIG HIT Hydrogen project (Int.)
  • MARANDA HFC Test Vessel (Int.)
  • Norwegian tidal and wave projects (N)

16:30-17:30 Workshop/parallell sessions
18:30 Departure by boat for dinner at Knutholmen
23:00 Return to Florø

Thursday 14 September

09:00 -12:00 Presentations

  • Community acceptance of hydrogen (Orkney, UK)
  • Labor and renewables (US, UK)
  • Barriers for implementing renewable energy (Orkney, UK)
  • Tools for public planning of hydrogen communities (N)
  • Hydrogen activities in New Zealand (NZ)
  • Renewable energy education programmes

12:00 Lunch   
13:00 Departure

Participation and Costs

The event is open for all and free of charge for GCE Subsea partners and members. Non-member fee is 650,- Norwegian kroner including lunch both days, payable by credit card at registration.

All participants must pay for their own dinner and overnight stay (optional).

Members must log on to their member account before signing up, to register for free. If you do not already have an account, go to create an account.

Learn more about GCE Subsea Membership.


Register for the conference below by Tuesday 5 September. Maritim Forening Sogn og Fjordane's members should register at their website for member rates.

To register for the dinner, go to dinner registration (external site). The registration  is binding. In case of no-show a fee of 650,- Norwegian kroner will be charged.

The conference is organised in collaboration with



Quality Hotel, Hamnegata 11, 6900 Florø, Norway


Open seats

Register by:

September 5th, 2017 20:00

Contact Information:

Trond Strømgren

Subsea Innovator
+47 402 98 729

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650,- NOK

Free for members
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