Wave Energy News


All Set for Cable Installation at US' First Utility-Scale Wave Energy Test Site

Jul 12, 2024

The installation of power and data cables at Oregon State University’s PacWave South, the first pre-permitted, utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test site in the United States, is set to begin later in July.The cable installation marks…

CorPower Ocean Puts Finishing Touches to C4 Wave Energy Device Upgrades

Jul 02, 2024

Swedish wave energy company CorPower Ocean is nearing completion of planned on-land inspection and upgrades of its first commercial-scale wave energy device, C4, following its first deployment offshore Portugal. The upgrades being implemented…

Danish Firms Acquires Siemens Gamesa Turbine for Floating Wind-Wave Demonstrator

Jun 25, 2024

Denmark-based renewable energy technology developer Floating Power Plant has acquired wind turbine generator from Siemens Gamesa for its flagship floating wind, wave, and green hydrogen hybrid offshore platform.The selected wind turbine, a 4…

MacArtney's GreenLink Tech Picked for First Grid-Linked Wave Energy Test Site in US

Jun 14, 2024

MacArtney's GreenLink terminations have been selected to connect innovative wave energy technologies to the grid at the PacWave South wave energy test site, being built offshore Oregon.The PacWave South, run by Oregon State University (OSU) in partnership with the U…

OPT’s Wave-Powered Tech Nears 15MWh of Renewable Energy Production

May 14, 2024

U.S.-based marine power, data, and services company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) is approaching 15MWh of renewable energy production from its family of PowerBuoys, which primarily exploit wave energy to generate power.The recent launch of…

Mocean Energy’s Blue X Wave Device and Verlume’s Halo Battery Come Ashore

Apr 23, 2024

Mocean Energy’s Blue X wave energy converter, with project partner Verlume’s Halo storage system, have been retrieved to shore after more than 12 months of testing at sea as part of Renewables for Subsea Power (RSP) project.Orkney-based marine…

Shell Inks Deal with Eco Wave Power for US Wave Energy Pilot

Apr 12, 2024

Swedish-Israeli company Eco Wave Power has entered an agreement with Shell for the development of first-ever United States’ wave energy pilot station at AltaSea’s Premises in the Port of LA.Though Eco Wave Power did not specify the name of the ‘major energy company’ it made an agreement with…

Energy Major Picks Eco Wave Power for Feasibility Study in USA

Apr 08, 2024

Eco Wave Power has been selected by a major energy company to conduct a comprehensive feasibility study aimed at identifying the top locations for commercial onshore wave energy stations in the United States and across the globe.Per the terms of the agreement with the unnamed company…

CalWave to Provide Wave Energy Tech for British Columbia Project

Mar 27, 2024

CalWave, a California-based wave energy technology developer, has been selected as the technology provider for a wave energy project at Yuquot in British Columbia, with the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation (MMFN).As a ‘first-of-a-kind’ (FOAK) wave energy project for coastal community microgrids…

Carnegie Clean Energy Gets $2.3M More for CETO Wave Energy Device Trials

Mar 11, 2024

Carnegie Clean Energy has secured a $2.3 million grant from the Basque Government’s Energy Agency EVE for the deployment of its CETO wave energy device at the Biscay Marine Energy Platform (BiMEP) offshore northern Spain.Carnegie secured the…

Wave-Powered Subsea Project Completes 12-Month Offshore Test Campaign

Mar 05, 2024

A groundbreaking ocean energy project, which has combined wave power with subsea energy storage to power subsea equipment, has now completed a 12-month test program at sea and will end this spring.The $2.5 million (£2 million) Renewables for…

CorPower Ocean Verifies All Key Aspects of C4 Device in Wave Power Breakthrough

Feb 27, 2024

Swedish developer CorPower Ocean has completed the first cycle of ocean commissioning program of its C4 wave energy device offshore Portugal, verifying all key aspects of the system and marking a ‘crucial milestone’ for the wider wave energy sector…

OPT to Deploy PowerBuoy in Monterey Bay

Feb 16, 2024

Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has received funding from California's Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) for the year-long deployment of a PowerBuoy in Monterey Bay.The PowerBuoy, integrating OPT's Maritime Domain Awareness System (MDAS) along…

Consortium Forms to Deliver Wave-Powered Microgrid in Thailand

Feb 08, 2024

A consortium, led by Toshiba and Aquatera, has been awarded $1.9 million UK government funding to design a pilot microgrid project that will be powered by wave energy on a remote island in Thailand.Aside from Toshiba Europe and Aquatera, the consortium also includes Eco Wave Power…

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