Marine Renewable Energies: Opportunities, Law, and Management Articles uri icon

publication date

  • April 2014

start page

  • 221

end page

  • 237


  • 2


  • 45

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0090-8320

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1521-0642


  • Marine renewable energies are still at a very incipient stage. Even so, it can be anticipated that if such energies were to be developed, multiple benefits could be achieved in the environmental, social, and economic spheres. However, these benefits are not without possible controversial aspects. This article examines the content and scope of the applicable international law of the sea regarding the use of renewable energy from the seas.


  • international governance; marine renewable energy; wind