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  • 17 July 2015

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) has welcomed the European Commission’s proposal for an Innovation Fund, which aims to strengthen the Emission Trading Scheme and support emerging renewable technologies. The company said that its wave energy technology, the WaveSub, has huge potential to contribute to energy security targets across the EU (and globally) and will reduce reliance on […]

  • 5 June 2013

    Siemens-owned Marine Current Turbines were present at the official launch of ReGen South West’s renewable energy manifesto in the House of Commons. It was an opportunity for South West MPs to formally sign the Manifesto, whilst the Energy Bill was being considered by MPs in the Commons Chamber. A good number of MPs signed the […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, held an investor presentation last month at which it updated the audience with the development of its  technology and importantly remains on schedule and within budget. MPS was co-founded by Swansea University graduates Dr Gareth Stockman […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has expanded its intellectual property (IP) to ensure its cutting edge innovations are protected around the world. The IP applies to Sea State Tuning, a revolutionary system that ensures that the WaveSub wave energy converter – […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Wave energy technology developer Marine Power Systems (MPS) is expanding into the floating offshore wind sector with two new devices said to offer a solution to wind energy generation challenges in deep waters. The UK company stated that R&D of its wave energy device WaveSub brought to the development of the DualSub device, which captures […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) has secured GBP 4.3 million by the European Regional Development Fund to accelerate the development of DualSub, a technology that combines floating offshore wind and wave energy. The funding, part of a GBP 6.2 million project under the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership scheme, will enable MPS to […]

  • 12 June 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The work of a masters student now working at Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company developing wave technology, has been recognised by MINES-ParisTech University, France. MINES-ParisTech University has requested that Jean-Baptiste Le Dreff, a specialist in computer modelling and design, presents his work and achievements in the institution’s quarterly newsletter. Only one or two […]

  • 23 March 2015

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing wave energy technology, presented an update of its developments at the 6th Annual Marine Energy Pembrokeshire (MEP) Industry Seminar held on Thursday, March 19. MPS provided the audience an update of its plans to manufacture and deploy its quarter-scale WaveSub Wave Energy Converter this year […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has boosted its team with three new members of staff. Andrew Grabham is the new Design/Development Engineer. Andrew brings with him 14 years’ experience in mechanical design and project management roles having previously worked for […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing revolutionary technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has boosted its team by appointing an experienced Project Engineering Manager. Gareth Potter is a professional civil engineer and project manager with extensive experience in the planning, design, and construction of major engineering projects. Before […]

  • 8 January 2013

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind and marine energy industry, has welcomed a call from an influential group of Conservative MPs to support the growth of renewable energy. Members of the 2020 group, made up of more than 60 Tory MPs, describe themselves as progressive and forward-looking Conservatives. It includes several high-profile […]

  • 22 February 2012
    R&D, Technology

    Atlantis Resources is undergoing talks for constructing a new marine energy farm that would be producing both wind and tidal power. The company is conducting talks with suppliers of transmission components to discuss cabling and converters including a feasibility study for creating the project from the very beginning or adding its own tidal turbines onto […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Members of the Dutch House of Representatives have given the green light to three offshore wind farms proposed to be built 18 to 22 kilometers off North Holland, South Holland and (Borssele) Zeeland, Dutch news site NOS reports. The plan was proposed last year by the Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp and Minister of Infrastructure and […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), which plans to test its WaveSub device in the Haven Waterway Enterprise Zone, has received GBP 2 million of EU funds, Welsh Finance and Government Business Minister, Jane Hutt, announced last week. The GBP 3 million project, which includes a GBP 900,000 investment from MPS, covers manufacturing and testing of a 1:4 scale prototype of the WaveSub […]

  • 11 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    The government is putting the UK’s fledgling green economy at risk by downgrading the “green investment bank” to a mere fund, MPs have… By Fiona Harvey (guardian) [mappress] Source: guardian, March 11, 2011  

  • 2 July 2010
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    One of Lancashire’s new MPs has called for a rethink on windfarms being built in the countryside.   [mappress] Source: lep, July 02, 2010;

  • 3 April 2010

    A NEW report by a powerful committee of MPs is set to spark a major row over who has the legal rights to the seabed round Scotland’s coast…   [mappress] Source: theherald, 2 April, 2010

  • 15 July 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based developer of wave energy technology, welcomed Carl Sargeant AM, the Minister for Natural Resources in Wales, to its offices on Thursday, June 26. The Minister enjoyed a presentation and guided tour of the business, which showcased the potential of the WaveSub, a wave energy converter being developed and tested by the […]

  • 18 November 2010

    MPs on both banks of the Humber have urged the Government to reject calls for a public inquiry into the proposed South Humber Gateway… (thisisgrimsby) [mappress] Source: thisisgrimsby, November 18, 2010;

  • 17 September 2010

    Paul Magnette, serving chairman of the Council of EU Energy Ministers, was invited by the European and national MPs from EUFORES (European… (eutrio) [mappress] Source: eutrio, September 17, 2010;

  • 12 October 2011

    MPs from Yorkshire and the Humber are being asked to support plans for a 2,600 turbine wind farm which could be built 100 miles off the…   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, October 12, 2011

  • 4 July 2014

    The Dudgeon Wind Farm Limited has awarded the contract for the Monopile Foundation Fabrication for its Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm to Sif Group B.V. The contract covers the procurement, fabrication and assembly of 67 monopiles (MPs) and 67 transition pieces (TPs), including transportation to the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm storage site from where the monopile […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has extended the deadline for public hearing of EIA for Sæby nearshore wind farm. New deadline for comments is 24 August, 2015. The deadline is extended to give local MPs, in the newly elected parliament, and others a better opportunity to comment on the EIA. This year, the DEA launched a call for […]

  • 15 September 2011

    Business secretary Vince Cable has told Hull’s MPs he and Prime Minister David Cameron are doing “all we can” to ensure Siemens locates its…   By Allison Coggan (thisishullandeastriding) [mappress] Source: thisishullandeastriding, September 15, 2011

  • 13 May 2013

    Regen SW is launching its South West Renewable Energy Manifesto focused on building momentum and support behind this sector. The Manifesto sets out a target to deliver 34,000 jobs in the sector and eight areas we need to focus on such as policy, grid and planning. The Manifesto is sponsored by Stephen Gilbert MP, Ben […]

  • 21 February 2013

    Modus Seabed Intervention, one of North East England’s leading subsea specialist contractors has joined an alliance of organisations, led by environmental group the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), calling on MPs to support a drive towards a near-carbon-free-power sector by 2030. The Darlington-based company is among 35 organisations, including Repsol, DONG Energy and Scottish and Southern […]