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Floating Platforms of the Future: WES Explores Shared Infrastructure for Wave Energy, Offshore Wind

Sep 15, 2023

Wave Energy Scotland (WES), a subsidiary of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), is running tests at the University of Edinburgh’s FloWave facility, to determine the potential for floating platforms that can be used by both offshore wind and wave energy devices.The move has been prompted by a report by Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) exploring the synergies between the two areas of renewable energy and the potential benefits of sharing infrastructure…

CorPower Ocean Installs First Commercial Wave Energy Converter Offshore Portugal

Sep 05, 2023

CorPower Ocean,a Sweden-based developer of wave energy converters (WEC), said Tuesday it had installed its first commercial-scale WEC in northern Portugal, 'as it accelerates towards making wave energy a bankable technology for mass deployment…

Mocean Energy to Develop 250kW Wave Machine in Orkney with EU Investment

Sep 05, 2023

Wave energy technology developer Mocean Energy has secured over £3 million EU funding to develop and deploy a 250kW wave machine in Orkney.The wave energy device – named Blue Horizon 250 – will be manufactured in Scotland and deployed in a grid…

Eco Wave Power's Wave Energy Project Connects to Israel's Power Grid

Aug 15, 2023

Eco Wave Power Global, a wave energy developer, said Tuesday that its station at the Port of Jaffa in Tel Aviv, EWP-EDF One, had officially connected to Israel’s national electrical grid – making it the first wave energy project to deliver electricity to the country’s power supply…

Thai Oil Giant Joins for Renewable Subsea Power Project in Scotland

Jul 31, 2023

Thailand’s state oil and gas company, PTTEP, has joined the Renewables for Subsea Power (RSP) collaborative project, which is intended to prove the concept of powering subsea equipment with wave power and intelligent subsea energy storage.The £2 million demonstrator initiative…

Wave-Wind Offshore Platform with Hydrogen: Floating Power Plant's SEAWORTHY Selected for EU Grant

Jul 18, 2023

Danish technology developer and integrator Floating Power Plant A/S said Tuesday it had been selected to negotiate a significant grant by the European Commission to support its SEAWORTHY project at the PLOCAN test site.SEAWORTHY is an acronym…

Eco Wave Power to Set Up U.S. Office

Apr 18, 2023

Wave power technology firm Eco Wave Power Global said Tuesday it would launch a U.S. subsidiary under the name Eco Wave Power U.S. The company also plans to establish a corporate office in New York City.'Eco Wave Power’s decision reflects its…

Eni Installs "World's First" Inertial Sea Wave Energy Converter Offshore Pantelleria

Mar 07, 2023

Italian energy firm Eni said Tuesday it had installed the world's first Inertial Sea Wave Energy Converter (ISWEC) device connected to the electricity grid of an island.The ISWEC is located about 800 meters off the coast of Pantelleria island…

Scottish Project Harnesses Wave Power and Subsea Storage to Power Subsea Equipment

Mar 06, 2023

A project to power subsea equipment with wave power and subsea energy storage has taken to the seas in the north of Scotland.The £2 million demonstrator project, called Renewables for Subsea Power (RSP), has connected Mocean Energy's Blue X wave energy converter – Verlume's Halo underwater battery…

Nexans' Cables for US' First Grid-connected Wave Energy Test Facility

Feb 22, 2023

Nexans, a company specializing in making and installing power cables, has secured a contract for PacWave South, the United States' first grid-connected wave energy test facility.PacWave is a joint venture between the US Department of Energy…

Wales’ Marine Test Center Expands Its Capabilities

Nov 24, 2022

Wales’ national marine test center, META, said Thursday it has upgraded its Marine License, so it can now accommodate more tidal turbines and larger mooring spreads, after successfully upgrading its Marine License. As the project moves into a new tranche of funding from the Swansea Bay City Deal…

CorPower Ocean, Maersk Supply Service Install Subsea Export Cable for Wave Energy Project in Portugal

Oct 05, 2022

CorPower Ocean, a Sweden-based developer of wave energy converters, and Danish offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service have installed a 6.2km subsea export cable off the coast of northern Portugal to energize CorPower Ocean's HiWave-5 Project…

Mocean Energy Starts Tank Testing Models for 250kW Wave Energy Machine

Jul 07, 2022

Mocean Energy has started tank testing models of its 250kW Blue Horizon wave energy machine as part of the EU-funded EuropeWave program.The Edinburgh-based wave power company is of seven technology developers awarded contracts for phase 1 of the €20 million R&D scheme…

CorPower Ocean to Launch C4 Wave Energy Converter

Jun 08, 2022

CorPower Ocean will launch its next-generation C4 wave energy converter alongside its new ‘CorPack Concept’ providing the building blocks for future wave energy farms.The unveiling will happen in Stockholm, Sweden, on June 15. The new full-scale…

Eco Wave Power to Install Wave Energy Power Plant in Spanish Port

May 05, 2022

Wave energy technology firm Eco Wave Power has entered an official agreement with Port Adriano, Spain, for the potential construction of a wave energy power plant of up to 2MW. According to the terms of the agreement, Port Adriano will assign…

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