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A selection of the  slide presentations from the MRIA Forum held on February 5th 2021 can be found here. Due to the virtual nature of the event, it has not been possible to provide immediately all of the presentations made but we will add further presentations, if and when they become available.
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Recording of the 12th MRIA Forum,  held on Friday, February 5th 2021.
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Agenda for the 12th MRIA annual Marine Renwables Emerging Technologies Industry Forum, Friday, February 5th 2021
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Chart showing location of all OREsite investigation projects planned but not neccessarily consented off the Irish coast, January 2021. 'Zones' e.g. '1. East Coast - North' are for general guidance only and refer to SEA Assessment Areas set in Offshore Renewable Energy Development Plan 1, published in 2014
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The MRIA made a comprehensive statement to the Oireachtas Committee prior to attening as a witness on November 26th,2020
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RoI Dept of Housing, Local Government and Heritage plan to modify the imminent offshore consenting legislation ('MPDM') by merging the Planning Interest requirement with the Maritime Area Consent provision: MRIA's views
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The OPFLOW report sets out a blueprint for the introduction and development of floating wind energy in Ireland
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Ireland has published its National Energy and Climate Plan and Annex. August 2020
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The MRIA's Submission to the RoI Grid Delivery Model Consultation in July 2020
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A Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda for wave and tidal (ocean energy) has been published.
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Major drive for offshore renewables in Irish Draft Programme for Government 2020
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The Carbon Trust has prepared a report for IWEA on the Irish offshore wind opportunity
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The presentations made at the 11th MRIA Marine Renewables Emerging Technologies Industry Forum on February 6th 2020 are now available
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The presentations made at the 10th MRIA Marine Renewables Emerging Technologies Industry Forum on February 1st 2019 are now available 
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Marine Spatial Planning (MSP) Baseline Report has been published.
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The Commissioners of Irish Lights has a vacancy for a Programme Manager which may be attractive to people in marine renewables. Applications close on 12 October, 2018. .
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The Marine Spatial Planning Baseline Report was published in September 2018. It will serve as the basis for the first (of two) public consulations - deadline: September 2018 - on MSP 
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A series of public meetings has been arranged for Autumn 2018 around the country about Marine Spatial Planning. 
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October 26th, 2018: News just breaking that the application for InterReg funding for the Ocean Power Innovation Network (OPIN) has been successful. More news on this once various technical details finalised.
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Presentations from MRIA Forum 2019
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The review of UK wave and tidal (ocean energy) carried out by the University of Edinburgh for 2019 makes interesting reading
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