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Mocean Energy’s Wave Energy System Produces First Power at EMEC Test Site

Jun 14, 2021

Mocean Energy said Monday it had started testing its Blue X wave energy prototype at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, with the device currently generating power. “In the last few days the 20-meter long, 38-tonne wave machine has been towed from Kirkwall to EMEC’s Scapa Flow test site where it has been successfully moored and commissioned for initial sea trials,” the company said…

Mocean Puts Blue X Wave Energy Prototype on Display

Apr 21, 2021

Wave power technology developer Mocean Energy on Wednesday unveiled its Blue X wave energy prototype which will take to the seas in Orkney next month.The 20-meter long, 38-tonne wave machine has been fabricated in Scotland and will be deployed…

Swedish Wave Energy Tech Developer Attracts Funding

Apr 13, 2021

Swedish wave energy technology developer Novige AB has received funding from the Swedish Energy Agency for its NoviOcean wave energy converter concept.Novige got a budget of 5.6 MSEK (USD 652,201) approved by the Swedish Energy Agency, where 1…

Ocean Energy Europe Names Co-Presidents, Directors

Apr 09, 2021

Marine renewable energy group Ocean Energy Europe (OEE) has appointed CorPower Ocean CEO Patrik Möller and Simon De Pietro from DP Energy as its new Co-Presidents. 'This pairing brings together both technology and project development perspectives…

CorPower Joins Simply Blue Energy's Western Star Project Off Ireland

Mar 05, 2021

Wave energy company CorPower has said it is joining Simply Blue Energy's Western Star floating wind and wave energy project off Ireland's west coast.'CorPower is joining EIT Innoenergy to support project developer Simply Blue Energy, marking…

Wave Energy Device to Power Subsea Oil & Gas Equipment. Tests Start in July

Mar 05, 2021

UK-based wave power technology company Mocean Energy, and subsea battery developer EC-OG have teamed up with Chrysaor, Modus, OGTC, and Baker Hughes to fund the demonstration of a wave-powered renewable energy system for running subsea equipment…

BOEM Issues Lease for Wave Energy Research Project off Oregon

Feb 17, 2021

A pioneering project to build the U.S.’s first pre-permitted wave energy testing facility cleared a critical hurdle this week with a lease award from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to operate in federal waters about seven miles off the Oregon Coast…

CorPower Ocean Attracts Investment for Wave Energy Tech Project in Portugal

Feb 02, 2021

CorPower Ocean, a Sweden-based developer of wave energy converters, which has recently secured a 10-year license marine license in Portugal, said Tuesday it had attracted an investment of 7.3 million euros for its Portuguese wave energy technology project…

Mocean to Test Blue X Wave Energy Converter at EMEC

Jan 29, 2021

Scotland-based wave energy technology company developer Mocean Energy is gearing up to deploy its scale prototype, Blue X wave energy converter at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland.Mocean Energy has signed a berth agreement to test at EMEC’s Scapa Flow test site…

MOL, Bombora Targeting Wave Energy Opportunities in Japan

Jan 14, 2021

Wave energy converter developer Bombora has entered into an agreement with Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) to identify wave energy potential in Japan and across the region.MOL has recently said it has completed a detailed internal technical review of Bombora’s mWave wave energy converter…

Eco Wave Power Commences Grid Connection Works in Israel

Jan 07, 2021

While wave power is still in its infancy relative to offshore wind in the renewable power space, several companies are making step changes that are geared to lead this power source to utlity scale. One Swedish company making the move is Eco Wave Power…

Danish Firm Working on 'World's largest' Wave Power Test Facility

Dec 18, 2020

Denmark-based clean-tech company Floating Power Plant (FPP) said Friday it was building what it said was 'the biggest wave energy PTO (Power Take-off) test bench in the world.'The company is collaborating with Fritz Schur Energy, Seasystems…

Bombora, TechnipFMC Developing Foundations for Floating Offshore Wind Farms

Dec 03, 2020

Wave energy converter developer Bombora and energy services giant TechnipFMC have teamed up to work on a floating offshore wind project, which pairs ocean wave energy with offshore wind.Bombora said Wednesday that under the cooperation in the…

HP to Help Carnegie Develop AI-Tech for Wave Energy Project

Dec 01, 2020

Australian wave energy technology developer Carnegie Clean Energy has signed an agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (HPE) to cooperate on a project to develop a reinforcement learning-based controller for the CETO wave energy technology…

Mocean's Wave Energy Device to Power Subsea Oil & Gas Ops

Nov 18, 2020

Edinburgh-based wave energy technology firm Mocean Energy has raised £850,000 (USD 1,1 million) to speed up the commercialization of its wave energy converter and deploy it to power subsea oil and gas equipment.The Scottish start-up has raised £612…

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