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  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    With less than 12 months until the South West RDA’s closure, it is still uncertain who will ultimately take ownership of Wave Hub. (thisiscornwall) [mappress] Source: thisiscornwall, April 14, 2011

  • 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).

  • 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. […]

  • 1 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    RenewableUK commented on the news that Carnegie Wave Energy are bringing their CETO 6 device to the South West Marine Energy Park’s Wave Hub site. The site is an electrical hub 16km off the coast of Cornwall, and this development means all three berths for wave devices are now reserved by wave companies looking to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2013

    Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker has seen first-hand how Cornwall is playing a key role in the development of the marine energy industry in the UK.  The Minister, who was on a two-day visit to the region, was given a guided tour of the FaB Test marine energy nursery site in Falmouth Bay […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Grid Connection

      Buried cables from a £42m system designed to carry electricity from wave energy machines have surfaced on a west Cornwall beach… (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, November 02, 2011

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    To further strengthen Cornwall’s position as a leading centre for marine energy, approximately £2m of Convergence European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) has been made available for marine renewables companies. The GBI (R&D) fund is available to those currently working on concept or prototype development; as well as early stage demonstration or deployment of marine renewable […]

  • 8 July 2011

      Wave Hub has been named Sustainable Project of the Year in the businessGreen Leaders Awards 2011.   By Nick Eyriey (businesscornwall) [mappress] Source: businesscornwall, July 08, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The European Commission’s research and innovation programme Horizon 2020 has granted EUR 17 million in funding for the Clean Energy From Ocean Waves (CEFOW) research project that is coordinated by Fortum. The mission of the five-year project is to research and develop the use of the Penguin wave energy converter, developed by the Finnish company Wello, in electricity grid connected […]

  • 8 April 2015

    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 […]

  • 20 November 2013

    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 […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Millions of pounds of funding has been announced for the development of a marine renewables business park (MRBP) in Hayle, which will provide 2,500sqm of industrial and office based accommodation that could create 120 new jobs by 2020.  This development underlines Cornwall’s commitment to its diverse marine renewable ocean resource, world class supply chain, innovation and […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the scheme to provide a new state of the art Marine Business Park in the North Quay area of Hayle now nearing completion, individuals and companies involved in the marine renewables and marine technology sectors are being offered the opportunity to move into the development. The project has been led by Cornwall Council with […]

  • 9 February 2016

    The recently completed Marine Business Park in the North Quay area of Hayle in Cornwall, England, will be officially opened on February 12.  The business park has quayside access to the sea, with plans for a new slipway in the future. There is also expansion land for a further 800m² of buildings. The project is dedicated […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The Government is considering a bonfire of red-tape to tackle delays holding back the Westcountry’s marine power industry. Energy Minister Greg Barker agreed to an emergency summit against fears that gold-plated regulations are stopping wave energy developers getting into the water. The sector is vital to transforming the economy of the South West, which was […]