Press & Awards

Our Story

In 2006 our mission began with experiments in Dr. Navarro’s garage exploring how to amplify the pressure of falling water without using more power than we produced. At that time, billions of people around the world did not have access to any form of electricity yet the availability of electricity appeared to be a strategic need for economic development.

Our parent company was originally registered in 2008 as Creative Minds Solutions, LLC (CMS) to explore various solutions to real-life problems for people around the world. As work progressed and became more focused, Renewable Ocean Energy, Inc. (ROE) was founded in 2013 as a division of CMS to focus on our renewable energy platforms.

Ronald ReaganOur goal was to produce renewable energy where it was never possible before. Our focus has always been “It CAN Be Done In Harmony With Nature” which is the blending of President Ronald Reagan’s mantra “It CAN Be Done” and nutrition pioneer, Dr. Forrest Shaklee whose mantra was “In Harmony With Nature”. Since that time, we developed a team of professionals, have spent over $ 375,000 of our own money, and worked countless unpaid hours on evenings, weekends, and holidays to create the working model.
Initially, our focus was on wave energy which resulted in the creation of two wave energy devices, Sea Electrical Energy Production I and Sea Electrical Energy Production II which were each patented in the U.S. In 2015, we finally rejected wave energy as a viable source of power because waves are not consistent and are, therefore, as unreliable an energy source as solar and wind. Since 2011, our focus has been to fulfill the ten Renewable Energy Challenges posed by a group from Hawaii. We committed to the realization that renewable energy must be available when it is needed not just when it can be produced. We have addressed every one of the renewable energy challenges.

Dr. Richard Navarro was issued a US patent

In 2019 Dr. Richard Navarro was issued a US patent for HDT (Hydro Dynamic Turbines). HDT has two major applications 1) Active water flow; 2) Passive water. The Hydro Dynamic Turbines were originally developed in response to a Department of Energy request to produce cost-effective electricity at the 87,000-low head (less than 30 feet tall) dams.

Patent certificate

Creative Minds Solutions wins Fort Worth Business Plan Competition

By Sophie Hatch on October 29th, 2016. Launch DFW.
Creative Minds Solutions, a company that designs and manufactures hydroelectric turbines to generate electricity from water sources, won the 2016 Fort Worth Business Plan Competition Thursday at the TCU Dee J. Kelly Alumni & Visitors Center. The sixth annual competition was a Fort Worth Business Assistance Center program and presented by Capital One…read full article.  Award images below.

Creative Minds Solutions Invents New Hydroelectric Turbine

By David Montgomery, November 30, 2016. Dallas Innovates.
The invention will provide cheaper, nonpolluting energy from such places as lakes and the ocean.
While living in Honolulu, Richard Navarro liked to stroll along the beach near Waikiki, enjoying the oceanside view in one of the world’s most famous tourist destinations. But those daily walks were more than just a leisure-time activity…read full article.

Events | Competitions

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In October of 2019, ROE presented at the Tech-Connect Defense Energy Conference and National Harbor, DC. Contacts at this event have led negotiations for a multi-million-dollar deal with an African Country.
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US. Department of Commerce Canadian Renewable Energy Trade Delegation, October 29- Nov. 2, 2017
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Texas Environmental Quality Agency Meeting Thursday, September 21, 2017. Dallas County Utilities and Reclamation District Project Proposal
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Zayed Future Energy Prize Competition Applicant, United Arab Emirates, World Future Energy Conference, Jan. 15-18, 2018
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Renewable Ocean Energy, Inc was a semi-finalist in the 2017 Hawaii Business Plan Competition, November, 2017, Kailua-Kona Hawaii
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Renewable Ocean Energy is an applicant in the Climate Information Exchange, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, January 15-18, 2021

Awards

CONGRATULATIONS Dr. Rick Navarro, on winning the 2016 Fort Worth Business Plan Competition!
This award is the first of many.
Canada Renewable Energy Integration
Grapevine Chamber of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Rotary Grapevine
Creative Minds Solutions

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Let's Work Together.

Join us in our efforts to develop a sustainable source of energy that will protect marine life and will not harm the atmosphere.