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  • 7 May 2012

    The fact that Ireland is one of the countries that has the best waves is not a secret, but how to make use of those waves in terms of making energy? reports that this has been a crucial question for many years now and Ireland has invested a vast amount of money and time […]

  • 30 January 2014

    Assistant professor Reza Alam, an expert in wave mechanics, proposes the seafloor “carpet” which will convert ocean waves into usable energy. “There is a vast amount of untapped energy in the oceans, and with increasing worldwide demand for power, the need to find cleaner alternatives to fossil fuels is critical,” said Alam. Marcus Lehmann, a […]

  • 31 March 2015

    Wave Energy Scotland is seeking expressions of interest from appropriately qualified and experienced industry representatives to join its independent Advisory Group. The Advisory Group will play a critical role in supporting Wave Energy Scotland meet its objectives, and to support wider Scottish efforts to develop the wave energy sector into one which plays an important […]

  • 24 March 2014
    R&D, Technology

    R115 wave energy system, installed at Punta Righini offshore Italy, successfully converted wave energy into electricity yesterday, 40SouthEnergy informed via social media. The R115 wave energy converter was installed and functioning at its operational depth on March 22. 40South Energy has partnered up with Enel Green Power to develop this wave energy system, and the […]

  • 26 November 2014

    Achieving greater industry collaboration will be a key objective for a new body that is being created to encourage innovation in wave energy technology, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing confirmed yesterday. Wave Energy Scotland (WES) will foster industry collaboration that will drive research and development, share learning and knowledge and bring in expertise from other industry […]

  • 23 August 2011
    R&D, Technology

      DexaWave Energy Malta has succesfully launched a 1:10 scale model of its wave energy converters off Zonqor Point in Marsascala. This model is a scale down of the 60 metre converters that the company plans to deploy off Gozo to convert wave power into electical energy. Together with its high tech wave data collecting […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A team of European experts, led by WavEC- Offshore Renewables (Portugal), has been awarded €3.450 millions in the scope of the European Commission’s competitive Horizon 2020 programme, to develop a new project – WETFEET. Using as a starting point the identification of the major constraints that have been delaying wave energy’s progress, WETFEET analyses key pressing issues (technical, economic, […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Aquamarine Power ceased trading on 20 November due to not receiving any offers from buyers. This was reported by BDO LLP business restructuring partners James Stephen and Graham Newton, who have been appointed Joint Administrators on 27 October. James Stephen said: “Despite a comprehensive marketing process, and after speaking to a number of interested parties, we regret to announce […]

  • 21 December 2012

    Development of a wave energy project at Siadar (Shader) on Isle of Lewis, which was planned jointly between RWE npower renewables and Voith Hydro Wavegen, has been cancelled. This happened because of lack of funding and uncertainty surrounding the subsea cable across the Minch, the Stornoway Gazette news site informs. The 20MW project was planned […]

  • 22 September 2011

    The world’s first commercial wave energy plant went online this summer and is supplying electricity to a town in northern Spain. Despite its high investment costs, it could serve as a model for other coastal regions.  The small Spanish coastal town of Mutriku doesn’t look like it would be home to a high-tech power plant. […]

  • 2 July 2014
    R&D, Technology

    WEC-Sim (Wave Energy Converter SIMulator) is an open source wave energy converter simulation tool being developed as a joint effort between the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind and Water Power Technologies Office. The wave energy converter developers and researchers have informed that […]

  • 18 March 2014

    AXYS will hold their next webinar “Design & Development of an Offshore Wave Energy Converter Testing Platform” next week. Ocean testing facilities are essential to enable wave energy converter developers to demonstrate performance and survivability, and to optimize devices. AXYS will discuss the technical design and development of a NOMAD instrumentation buoy and 3-point mooring used […]

  • 11 May 2015

    Seabased Industry AB, in collaboration with TC’s Energy, has set up Africa’s first wave power plant south of Ada, Ghana. The onshore grid connected switchgear was installed one week ago and the first phase of the wave power park was connected on May 8. Comprising 6 wave energy converters and switchgear, this is the first phase […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    William Toman has been engaged as President of the Protean Wave Energy, US subsidiary of Stonehenge Metals. Toman is an energy industry professional with more than 25 years of experience managing energy and environmental project development. He has been responsible for the development of over 2,000 MW of generating capacity for utilities and independent power producers both inside […]

  • 12 May 2014

    The Newport Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation will hold its monthly meeting this week at the Newport Visual Arts Center on the Nye Beach Turnaround. Kaety Hildenbrand, extension marine fisheries educator from the Oregon State University’s (OSU) Sea Grant program, will deliver a speech during the meeting, taking place on Thursday at 6:30 p.m., according […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    H.M. Government of Gibraltar has this week signed its first power purchase agreement for the provision of renewable energy. The agreement with Eco Wave Power is for the provision of an initial 0.5MW energy device on the eastside, with a view to further expansion up to a full 5MW plant if the project is successful. […]

  • 19 February 2013

    In October 2012, Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) released the results of a survey conducted by DHM Research, which showed strong support of ocean energy, with 78 percent of those surveyed in favor of its development. Nine out of ten of the survey participants cited wave energy being a new source of renewable energy as […]

  • 24 August 2015

    UK-based Polygen has deployed its wave energy converter prototype in the waters off Falmouth, Cornwall this month. Called Volta, the device is the first wave energy converter to be built almost entirely from high-density polyethylene (HDPE). It is the second device to be deployed at FaBTest – the only wave energy-testing site of its kind […]

  • 1 December 2015

    Wave energy technology company AW-Energy Oy and Mexican renewable energy developer ENAL have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop, design and deploy a 10MW wave farm off the Pacific coast of Mexico. This wave farm will at its inception represent the first wave farm in operation in the Americas as well as one of […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Delegation of a major Indian automobile manufacturers arrives to visit the offices of SDE Israel to sign a cooperation agreements and the construction of sea wave clean and pollution free power generation plants along the coast of India, following India’s largest power outage in July 2012 Which left half the population of India, approximately 670 […]

  • 18 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon Wave Energy Trust announced this week that it will provide matching grants to companies who receive funding from the U.S… By Christina Williams (sustainablebusinessoregon) [mappress] Source: sustainablebusinessoregon, May 18, 2011;

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Highlands and Islands Enterprise has released new job opportunities at Wave Energy Scotland (WES): Programme Manager and Innovation and Research Manager. The deadline for applications is on Tuesday, 19 May 2015. Programme Manager will have a key role in supporting WES establishment and operation. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Programme Manager will lead a team of project managers ensuring the efficient […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has provided an update to its activities in South America. Carnegie has been investigating opportunities in South America generally and Chile specifically in the past years through its local 100% owned subsidiary, CWE Chile. According to the company, Chile is one of South America’s fastest growing and strongest […]

  • 18 July 2014

    A free workshop on tidal and wave energy is to be held on 22 July 12:30–17:00 at the University of Liverpool’s Gallery Room at the Foresight Centre on Brownlow Street, L69 3GL. The workshop “Overcoming the obstacles to deployment of tide and wave marine renewable energy” is open to all. The workshop is organised by […]

  • 18 September 2013

    With founders and potential investors looking on; Jim Matei, COO of AOE pulled the test buoy out into a calm ocean, secured it to the anchoring system and with mechanically generated waves began compressing air. Gauges on the dock launching area read almost 10 PSI after only a couple small waves. The AOE system is […]

  • 20 June 2012

    A new device, that is not yet built, will mimic the wave-damping effect of a muddy seafloor thus extracting energy from waves passing over it, reports. A synthetic “seabed carpet” will offer a new way of producing clean and cheap electricity and at the same time will protect the coastal areas against strong waves […]