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  • 5 June 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Two Pelamis P2 machines, currently deployed at the wave test site of the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, have this week collectively reached a milestone 10,000 hours of grid connected operations. The machines, which are undergoing a progressive test programme at the Billia Croo wave test site, hit the 10,000th hour on Tuesday […]

  • 18 October 2011

      Pelamis Wave Power has appointed Per Hornung Pedersen as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Pedersen joins Pelamis with an immediate goal of fulfilling demand from the company’s three major customers, E.ON, Scottish Power Renewables and Vattenfall, who are actively developing commercial projects for Pelamis machines and have lodged enquiries for significant orders of wave energy […]

  • 25 April 2012
    R&D, Technology

    Hydrodynamicists at Pelamis Wave Power have published a scientific paper that could have profound implications for the race to commercial production of wave energy converter machines, after proving the theoretical advantage of line absorbers over point absorbers. The paper entitled “Maximum wave-power absorption by attenuating line absorbers under volume constraints” is due to appear shortly in […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Scottish marine renewables sector was dealth another blow after Swedish utility decided to exit a project off the Shetland Islands. On Friday, Vattenfall announced it has appointed Resolve Group as liquidators for Aegir Wave Power Ltd (AWP), a joint venture with Pelamis Wave Power, which currently had no employees. AWP was behind a 10MW wave […]

  • 19 August 2014

    Pelamis Wave Power is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the world’s first offshore wave power generated to the national grid. Following installation of the prototype Pelamis machine at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, the first electricity from offshore waves was generated to the UK grid at 9.55pm on Sunday 15th August 2004. […]

  • 13 November 2012

    Cloud, connectivity and hosting provider, Pulsant, is supporting Pelamis Wave Power by helping to manage, backup and store data vital to the development of its world-leading wave energy technology. With operations in Edinburgh and Orkney supporting two Pelamis wave machines being demonstrated at the European Marine Energy Centre off the coast of Orkney, Pelamis Wave […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Richard Yemm was presented with the award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry at Thursday evening’s Scottish Green Energy Awards in Edinburgh. The award from Scottish Renewables was sponsored by Highlands & Islands Enterprise and recognises exceptional contribution to the renewables industry. In the announcement of the award, Scottish Renewables recognised Richard’s long standing and […]

  • 23 September 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Tank testing of scale models to develop the next generation of Pelamis Wave Power’s wave energy converter (WEC) machines have now been successfully completed. The tank testing process forms a key part of a £1.4m project commissioned and funded by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) which is looking to boost the cost-effectiveness of large-scale WEC […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Authorities, Technology

    Development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has reached an agreement with administrators KPMG to acquire intellectual property and a range of physical assets previously owned by Pelamis, which went into administration in November 2014. HIE has obtained the assets on behalf of Wave Energy Scotland (WES), a new body which is being established to […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The directors of pioneering wave energy developer Pelamis have vowed to continue the fight to ensure the company’s success. Additional funding is required for further development of Pelamis’ wave energy technology. Without this, the board has reluctantly moved to appoint administrators to assess the options for securing the future for the business and its staff. […]

  • 15 February 2013

    Pelamis Wave Power developed a unique system for quickly and safely installing and removing the machine from its anchoring system and electrical connection. The following video demonstrates a typical installation process, with this system that allows the machine to be connected to its mooring and electrical system in around 90 minutes and disconnected in less […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The new Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Marine Energy Park is designed to highlight the region’s reputation as a world leader in marine energy, and forge links to progress the development of the wave and tidal power industry. The park incorporates the world-leading European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), which provides testing facilities for wave and […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Dr Richard Yemm, inventor of the Pelamis wave energy device has been honoured for his outstanding contribution to the development of the marine renewables sector. The iconic red ‘sea-snake’ wave energy converter has gained international recognition since Dr Yemm founded Pelamis Wave Power in Edinburgh in 1998. First Minister Alex Salmond presented Dr Yemm, now […]

  • 17 September 2014

    A Scottish company is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the moment offshore generated wave power was first fed into the national grid. The electricity was produced by a prototype Pelamis machine at the Orkney-based European Marine Energy Centre. This was a major achievement for Pelamis Wave Power and demonstrated the feasibility and potential of harnessing […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The deadline for submitting the offers for Edinburgh-based wave energy company has passed. Earlier this month, joint administrators Blair Nimmo and Gary Fraser from KPMG said interested parties have until 9 November to make an offer for Pelamis Wave Energy. Mr Nimmo said: “We have been encouraged by the level of initial interest in Pelamis […]

  • 2 September 2014

    This year’s Orkney International Science Festival will see significant wave energy players presenting and discussing this specific renewable energy industry. EMEC’s managing director, Neil Kermode, will introduce speakers from key sections of the new marine renewables industry – developers, support service providers, researchers – to give a picture of where it’s at and where it’s going in the […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aegir Wave Power, in collaboration with the Shetland Islands Council and the Shetland Charitable Trust, have produced a new information document giving an overview of the Aegir Project. The short, ‘Aegir Project Introduction’, is intended as a guide to all interested parties and gives an overview of the project location, Pelamis technology and the project […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    RENEWABLES firm Pelamis Wave Power is searching for a “strategic partner” that will allow it to become a large-scale manufacturer of marine energy devices. The Leith-based company, known for its “sea snake” technology, announced in September that it had hired Ernst & Young to conduct a review of the business and to explore growth options. […]

  • 27 May 2011

    This Gigantic Sea Snake Transforms Waves Into ElectricityLike a gigantic, sea-faring Shake Weight, the Pelamis system uses the power of… By Andrew Tarantola (gizmodo) [mappress] Source: gizmodo, May 27, 2011

  • 6 April 2012

    The project partners behind Shetland’s first wave power scheme said that the Scottish Government decision to approve a major wind farm on the island gives the proposal a significant boost. The 10 megawatt (MW) Aegir Wave Power scheme, backed by European energy company Vattenfall and Edinburgh based technology developer Pelamis Wave Power (PWP), could only […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Since 2009, Marine Scotland Science (MSS) has dedicated cruise time from its survey vessels, the MRV Scotia and the MRV Alba Na Mara to survey areas of interest to Scotland’s emerging marine renewables industry. This work has included covering areas under development for Pelamis projects in the waters off Orkney, Shetland, Lewis and the northern […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Wave energy’s great potential to surge in the UK’s and Scottish energy mix gave Pelamis Wave Power Ltd. a push to discuss partnership with a number of companies in order to expand its business. Founder and director of the wave energy developer, Richard Yemm, told Bloomberg that the company is preparing for boost in orders […]

  • 27 November 2011

    Pelamis Wave Power Ltd., a U.K. maker of ocean energy technology, is looking to partner with a “strong” industrial company in the… By Louise Downing (bloomberg) [mappress] Source: bloomberg, November 28, 2011; Image: pelamiswave

  • 7 November 2011

    Following its manufacture and testing in Leith, ScottishPower Renewables’ new P2 Pelamis wave power device set sail for the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney (Sunday 6th November). It will undergo further trials as part of a unique cross-industry collaboration project with a similar device managed by E.ON. The company received a grant from the […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Neil Kermode, managing director of EMEC, commented on Pelamis’ last week’s announcement: “EMEC is saddened to hear that its oldest customer has gone into administration. “We have known many of the Pelamis team for years and all of us at EMEC are dismayed by this announcement.  As a test site we have seen the clever, […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Wave Energy Scotland (WES) will receive a total of £14.3 million over the next thirteen months, Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing announced today. ‘Wave Energy Scotland’ awarded its first contract to a group of 12 former Pelamis employees, led by former Chief Executive of Pelamis Wave Power Richard Yemm, to capture the knowledge of the […]