Ocean Renewable Power Company

Ocean Renewable Power Company generates electricity from tidal energy.

ORPC Improves people’s lives and their environment through sustainable energy solutions. It is a global leader in marine renewable energy (MRE) technology and project solutions, we are initially focused on solving the problem of high cost, environmentally-risky diesel power generation in remote "islanded"​ communities by harnessing the power of ocean and river currents to create clean predictable locally produced renewable energy. Worldwide they are the only company to have built, operated and delivered power to a utility grid from an MRE tidal project, and to a local microgrid from an MRE river project. ORPC is committed to working with local partners and creating local economic opportunities.

Location: Portland, United States


  • Stage: Grant
  • Last round closed: 08/30/2013
  • Total funding to date (USD): $15,000,000


Christopher R. Sauer - CEO & Co-founder

John Ferland - President & COO

Jarlath McEntee - CTO

Abbey Manders - Vice President & CFO