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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. 

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.

22 February 2018 Authorities, Environment

Wave Hub Limited (WHL) has submitted an environmental scoping report to Natural Resources Wales and the Marine Management Organisation for the Pembrokeshire Demonstration Zone (PDZ).

8 April 2015 Vessels

This weekend, Mojo Maritime successfully completed the installation of cable protection works off the North Cornwall coast. The operation consisted of accurately placing rock filled filter units from the DP2 vessel Stril Explorer to create a protection berm for the Wave Hub 33KV export cable. The filter unit consists of a CE approved fibre mesh […]

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 […]

15 July 2014

The renewable energy team from Burges Salmon have assisted in securing seabed rights for a total of four wave and tidal energy zones for their clients Minesto and Wave Hub in a leasing process managed by The Crown Estate. Swedish marine energy technology company Minesto has acquired the rights to a tidal stream project site […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

20 November 2013 R&D

Coastline Surveys was awarded a contract to carry out the submarine asset survey including Multi beam bathymetry and Side Scan sonar, ROV Visual inspection and Cable Burial surveys for Wave Hub. Additional Geotechnical investigations were undertaken in test berth 4 to assess the seabed nature for future anchoring of proposed test devices. The surveys for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

9 July 2013

Cathie Associates have been appointed as Geoscience Advisors to Wave Hub for the recently announced Energy Technologies Institute floating offshore wind demonstrator project, located 10 miles off the north coast of Cornwall. The project aims to develop, build and test a floating offshore wind turbine to investigate whether floating wind farms could play a cost […]

11 June 2013

Two Cornish companies have won an international contract to work on a multi-million pound project to develop a floating wind turbine at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility. The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) confirmed earlier this year that Wave Hub had been chosen as its preferred location to develop, build and test a […]

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 […]

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 […]

29 October 2012

The company planning to install the first wave energy device at Wave Hub has applied for a marine licence for the deployment. Cork-based Ocean Energy has asked the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for permission to deploy its €9 million OE Buoy wave energy converter at Wave Hub, around 10 miles off the north coast of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

11 April 2012 Business & Finance

Claire Gibson, Wave Hub’s General Manager commented, “Earlier this year MPs said that funding support for the first arrays would be critical to the UK capturing the huge potential of wave and tidal energy, so it’s good news that this long-awaited competition has been launched. Wave Hub is specifically designed for wave array testing and […]

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 […]

21 February 2012 Operations & Maintenance, R&D

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is investigating whether it could use Wave Hub, the world’s largest wave energy test site, to accommodate floating offshore wind turbines as part of a demonstration project valued at over £25 million. Plans for the offshore wind floating system demonstration project, which would open up new areas off the coast […]

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 […]

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 […]