Welcome

Welcome to the website of the Marine Renewables Industry Association (MRIA) which represents companies and interests on the island of Ireland - Ireland and Northern Ireland - in the  Marine Renewables Emerging Technologies' (MRET) fields of wave, tidal, floating wind and 'hybrid' energy. The Association includes firms engaged in device development and manufacture, developers of projects and sites, academic researchers, consultants, professional firms and researchers.

The Association is an all-island body. 

This website was recently (May 2018) revamped to make it more accessible and user-friendly. The Association wants it to become an important source for all interested in the Marine Renewables Emerging Technologies and welcomes e.g. any donations of photographs of MRET devices or facilities for the site. We would also be delighted for any suggestions for the (Members only....sorry!) Library. 

 

News

January 28th, 2019 The Agenda for the MRIA Forum (Friday, 1 Feb at Alex Hotel, 9.0am, free) is here. Please let chairman@mria.ie know if you want to come & be seated by 9 as there will be a full house and capacity constraints apply

January 4th, 2019: Happy New Year everyone! Please note that MRIA's 10th annual Marine Renewables Emerging Technologies Industry Forum takes place on February 1st at the Alex Hotel Dublin, commencing at 9.0am sharp. This will be a packed out event and it is vital to be seated early! Admission is free - just register with chairman@mria.ie. We reserve, of course,  the right to refuse entry. Watch this space for the Agenda which should be finalised by mid-January

December 14th: MRIA has just published a major Discussion Paper on the Marine Spatial Planning Needs of the Marine Renewables Emerging Technologies (please see the Publications section of this site) and, also, its quite seperate and only partly overlapping Submission to the Consultation No.1 on the National Marine Planning Framework here. Marine spatial planning is underway in Ireland, North and South, and will have a major influence on the course of marine renewables in the years ahead.