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  • 27 March 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Reflecting the UK Government’s commitment to developing low-carbon energy, Ministers have reaffirmed their support for Wave Hub and to ensuring the UK secures maximum benefit from the facility in the future, Wave Hub said. Wave Hub is wholly-owned by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) and exists to accelerate and support the development […]

  • 20 December 2011

    The offshore marine energy project in Cornwall, which allows developers to test new wave energy technology, will be taken on by the Government to secure its future as a vital part of the UK’s green energy sources. The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) will take over ownership of the Wave Hub asset from […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 June 2015
    R&D

    Wave Hub, a wave energy demonstration site, comprises offshore and onshore infrastructure combined with an offshore safety management system. The site is connected to the onshore substation by a subsea cable arrangement rated at 33kV. The subsea cable terminates at the Wave Hub, where the two 3 core power circuits of the subsea cables are connected to the […]

  • 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. 

  • 10 September 2013

    A UK-based company is hoping to deploy its wave energy device called ”the Lifesaver“ off the Cornwall coast, writes BBC. The device would be connected to the grid via Wave Hub, which is a grid-connected offshore facility in South West England for large scale testing of technologies that generate electricity from the power of the […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Three new board members have been appointed to oversee the operation of Wave Hub, the offshore marine energy project in Cornwall. Bill Russell takes on the role of chairman while Niamh Lamond and Richard Parkinson have been appointed as non-executive Directors. Welcoming the appointments, Business Minister Mark Prisk said: “Wave Hub is a cornerstone of […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    The Crown Estate plans to undertake negotiations with Wave Hub (representing The Secretary of state for Business Innovation and Skills) in relation to the potential variation of its existing lease of a test and demonstration site off the North Cornwall coast. In a notice published on its official website, The Crown Estate further states: The […]

  • 15 August 2012

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West hosted a visit from ICE President Richard Coackley in Cornwall on 6th and 7th August. The President’s trip included a visit to the Wave Hub Project, an offshore electrical infrastructure system off the North Coast of Cornwall. The aim of the facility is to support the development […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Technology

    A politician from Cornwall, Rob Simmons, wrote to Vince Cable, UK Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, saying that the Wave Hub energy project is “lamentable”, the BBC informs. Mr. Simmons told Secretary Cable that Wave Hub could help with employment in the Hayle area, but has now stalled. However, Wave HubLimitedsaid that […]

  • 20 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Wave Hub Limited has awarded a contract for the marine operational management and electrical engineering services in order to ensure a safe and efficient facility, Wave Hub. Red Penguin Associates Limited was chosen for this contract on January 11, 2012, thus it is most likely that the company will sub-contract electrical engineering services. Wave Hub […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Wave Hub has welcomed a UK Government announcement that will see financial support for wave and tidal stream technologies more than double from next year. The Department of Energy and Climate Change confirmed today that it will increase support for wave and tidal stream projects from two Renewables Obligation Certificates (ROCs) to five per megawatt […]

  • 2 January 2013

    The first wave energy converter (WEC) devices may now by deployed at the Wave Hub test site following approval by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The MMO has announced it has approved an application from OceanEnergy Ltd to deploy and test an OEB35 OceanEnergy buoy WEC for a period of up to three years. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2012

    BIS is seeking up to three new Board Directors for Wave Hub Limited, including a Chair. Applications are particularly sought from those with demonstrable understanding of offshore renewables and/or discernible financial / corporate experience. Wave Hub is the world’s largest site for the testing and development of wave energy arrays, offering a grid connected consented […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Technology

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has commenced delivery of a long term scope for Cable Management Consultancy services to Wave Hub Ltd, based in Hayle Cornwall. Wave Hub Ltd is the operating company that manages Wave Hub, a UK-based wave energy test site helping the marine industry harness the abundance of natural resources in the UK […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility in Cornwall, has recruited one of the industry’s leading commercial managers to help spearhead its future growth. Stuart Herbert has been appointed as Wave Hub’s commercial director to lead negotiations with companies planning to use the test site and identify new business opportunities. Stuart is joining Wave […]

  • 2 January 2012
    Authorities

    Government has officially taken control over the Wave Hub. Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) announced last month that they will take over ownership of the Wave Hub asset from the South West Regional Development Agency (RDA) on 1 January, 2012. The Wave Hub is a GBP 42 million wave power research project. The […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

    Wave Hub Ltd (WHL) has issued an invitation to tender for the provision of wind resource data for the Wave Hub offshore site in Cornwall.

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Australian CETO wave energy technology developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, has set up a base in Cornwall. Carnegie has located in Cornwall having secured a berth at Wave Hub and due to the region’s superb infrastructure, supply chain and suitability for the deployment of the company’s CETO 6 wave technology. “We are delighted to welcome […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Ocean Energy Limited, Ireland’s leading wave energy company, is working with Wave Hub, the world’s largest grid connected offshore marine energy test site, to deploy its technology at the site later this year. Cork-based Ocean Energy, in collaboration with its partner Dresser-Rand, one of the largest global suppliers of custom-engineered rotating equipment solutions, expects to […]

  • 6 September 2013

    Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility in Cornwall, has applied for consent to install and operate a floating wind platform demonstrator. The application for both a Section 36 electricity consent and a Marine Licence has been submitted to the UK’s Marine Management Organisation and follows Wave Hub’s selection by the Energy Technologies Institute […]

  • 24 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Finnish utilities company Fortum has signed an agreement to secure a berth at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility in Cornwall. The leasing agreement gives Fortum the opportunity to deploy an array of advanced full scale wave power converters in real sea conditions at one of Wave Hub’s four berths. “This is as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) and The Crown Estate have signed a lease to create FabTest, a new wave energy ‘nursery’ test site inFalmouth Bay on the south coast of Cornwall. The site has also been issued with a marine license by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), which allows the mooring of marine energy converter devices. […]