Search results for: Seatricity

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27 July 2015 R&D, Technology

Seatricity had tested the Oceanus technology in the Beaufort Wave Basin of the Hydraulics and Marine Research Centre at the University of Cork from 13th to 17th July. The week was supported by the MARINET FP7 programme – a European Community – Research Infrastructure Action under the FP7 “Capacities” Specific Programme. During the week a number […]

2 July 2015 R&D, Technology

Seatricity Ltd, a Cornwall-based wave energy company, will spend the week of 13th-18th July tank-testing its Oceanus 2 device in the Beaufort Wave basin at the Hydraulics and Marine Research Centre of the University College Cork, Ireland. Aims of the trial will include analysis of further optimisation options affecting predicted device outputs for use as […]

3 April 2015 R&D, Technology

Seatricity will redeploy its Oceanus 2 Wave Energy Convertor at Wave Hub following the winter refit. Over the next few days, a patented hydraulic pump which was stripped down over the winter for component analysis, will be reassembled at The Cylinder Service Center Ltd of Washington, Tyne & Wear, and is expected to return to […]

20 June 2014 Grid Connection

Cornwall-based company, Seatricity, expects to see its energy device connected at Wave Hub this weekend, according to BBC News. The company is developing Oceanus device that harnesses the power of waves. This device comprises aluminium float that travels up and down with the waves thus operating a pump to pressurise seawater. The seawater is then […]

13 May 2014 Authorities, R&D, Technology

Craig Loughlin of the Marine Management Organisation's (MMO) offshore marine licensing team discusses their recent approval of a wave energy development off the north coast of Cornwall: Our team’s work includes regulation of development in the seas around England. In terms of offshore projects this includes determining applications for renewable energy developments, including the construction […]

17 February 2014 R&D, Technology

A&P Falmouth informed that the work on Seatricity's wave energy device will start this week. At the beginning of this month, Seatricity contracted A&P to build a wave energy device Oceanus 2, which will be deployed at Wave Hub. Oceanus 2 will be built in the fabrications workshops, assembled on the quayside and deployed from […]

5 February 2014

Wave energy company Seatricity has contracted A&P Falmouth to build Oceanus 2, a wave energy device, which will be deployed at the Wave Hub, a grid-connected offshore facility in South West England. The device is scheduled for deployment in spring of 2014, and if successful, Wave Hub could see  full scale grid-connected array in 2015. […]

10 December 2013 R&D, Technology

Seatricity, a wave energy company, is to develop a 10MW array over the next two years at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility in Cornwall. UK based Seatricity plans to deploy its second generation device at Wave Hub next year before building out to a full scale grid-connected array in 2015. Seatricity managing […]

29 March 2018 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Wave Hub is looking to facilitate floating wind technology testing at its site off Cornwall due to slow progress of the wave energy sector and delays from technology developers that signed up for testing their devices at the site. 

24 February 2015 Technology

In 2014, A&P Falmouth completed Oceanus II wave energy device that was deployed at Wave Hub. Now, the device is back in Falmouth for its winter refurbishment program. With 2 consented test sites set up in Cornwall, Fabtest just of Falmouth and Wave Hub on the North coast, Cornwall has the facilities for all stages of Wave […]

13 November 2014 Business & Finance

Earlier this year A&P Falmouth completed its second major renewables project, Seatricity’s next generation Oceanus II, which is the first device to be deployed at Cornwall’s offshore renewable energy test facility WaveHub. A&P has been part of the development team from concept design to final build. The design being critical to how the drawings depict […]

2 July 2014 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Severn Subsea Technologies, part of the Severn Glocon Group, has developed an integrated telemetry and control system for wave power company Seatricity’s Oceanus 2 wave device, now moored at the Cornish Wave Hub. The SST system will enable researchers to correlate wave movement with power generated, and thus optimise power generating conditions offshore. Briefly, Seatricity […]

26 June 2014

A&P Falmouth has completed its second major renewables project, after leading wave energy firm Seatricity’s next generation Oceanus 2 device left the docks on Saturday for Wave Hub. The wave energy converting device – a 10m diameter floating ring made from marine grade aluminium – will be the first device to be deployed for testing […]

20 June 2014 R&D, Technology

A&P Falmouth currently has three marine renewable devices in the dockyard, each in varying stages of development. The fabrication of Seatricity’s Oceanus 2 wave energy device is now complete and is being assembled at the yard before being the first device deployed at Wave Hub. The landmark contract was awarded to A&P Falmouth in February. […]

1 April 2014 R&D, Technology

Carnegie Wave Energy has signed a commitment agreement to secure the final berth at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility in Cornwall, to demonstrate its next generation wave technology. Carnegie is advising the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) that its UK arm, CETO Wave Energy UK (CWE UK), has secured a berth at Wave […]

23 January 2014 Business & Finance

The South West has announced a further investment of around £535,000 into its marine renewables industry, following the confirmation of funding for a number of projects to drive forward the sector. The funds will target marine renewable projects over the next two years aiming to assist the industry in innovation and commercialisation, as well as […]

14 May 2013

With the UK’s lead in developing wave and tidal energy solutions, and Scotland’s exceptional levels of activity, it is not surprising that All-Energy 2013 (Aberdeen, 22-23 May), the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, looks seriously at this developing sector of the renewables industry. Nearly 210 exhibiting companies, of the total of 580, have […]

31 July 2012 Authorities

The European Marine Energy Centre today (Tuesday, July 31) welcomed the UK’s Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker to its world-leading facilities in Orkney as part of a governmental visit to the region. EMEC – the only accredited wave and tidal test centre for marine renewable energy in the world – provided the minister […]

21 March 2012

THE European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is to begin consultations on the expansion of its pioneering facilities in response to rapidly growing demand for its full-scale test sites. The move comes as one of Europe's largest electricity producers, Vattenfall, is confirmed as the latest utility to secure a test berth at the world-leading wave energy […]