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A Coast Guard report confirms a “test wave energy structure” was deployed about a kilometre off shore near Point Grey in February. The fixture is a prototype of a wave-energy generator — something that converts the physical energy of waves into electricity, according to entrepreneur Charles Haynes, who ...
George Kirby, president and CEO of New Jersey-based OPT, described ocean wave energy as the most predictable of renewable energies, considering its persistent ability to provide power anywhere offshore via wind-driven wave activity. To overcome the seasonal drawback of having little or no wave ...

A £42m wave energy project off the Cornish coast has yet to produce any electricity despite being up and running for eight years. Wave Hub, an undersea "socket" installed to test wave energy machines, has hosted just one device since 2010. But it was not connected to the shore and one of the project's ...
BENGALURU: A Bengaluru-based former Captain with the Merchant Navy and an innovator has designed a device to harness energy from oceanic waves at a reasonable price.Captain D C Sekhar's device converts energy from waves into electricity. He started to build a prototype in December 2016, and a ...
Seabased's wave energy converters rely on the kinetic motion of the ocean to move buoys moored to linear generators on the sea floor, thus generating electricity. Seabased was founded in 2001 and has since generated energy using its devices at the Sotenas Wave Energy Plant off Sweden's west coast.
A $20 million plan to set Albany up as a wave energy hub is looming as an expensive dud, with the WA Nationals accusing the State Government of wasting taxpayers' money on a frolic. Warren-Blackwood Nationals MP Terry Redman yesterday moved a motion in State Parliament to denounce the Albany ...

A project in Scotland to develop a system that converts wave movement into electricity has been awarded £2.5m in funding by Wave Energy Scotland (WES). The magnetic gear project is led by Banchory-based Ecosse Subsea Systems in collaboration with Bathwick Electrical Design Ltd, Supply Design Ltd ...
Mr Love today called on the State Government to divert more than $15 million funding for a wave energy plant at Albany to Kalbarri. He said while there was uncertainty surrounding connection of the Albany wave project to the South West energy grid, it made sense to reallocate the State Government ...
Behind the scenes, Oregon's wave energy ambitions got a boost just before the Legislature brought its short 2018 session to a fast close this past weekend. It came in the form of $3 million, tucked into a sprawling spending bill, that will help fund a test center off the coast at Newport that's being counted on ...
The Scottish Government's minister for business, innovation and energy, Paul Wheelhouse, said: “Sustained funding from the Scottish Government has allowed Wave Energy Scotland to provide opportunities for Scottish companies such as Ecosse Subsea Systems and Supply Design to participate in this ...
An innovative project in Scotland to develop a system that converts wave movement into electricity has been awarded £2.5m by Wave Energy Scotland (WES). The magnetic gear project is led by Banchory-based Ecosse Subsea Systems in collaboration with Bathwick Electrical Design Ltd, Supply Design ...
Energy from ocean waves? Yes, the Philippines will harness energy from ocean to provide energy for hybrid trimaran cargo vessels. At the same time, the project is expected to improve the country's maritime industry: It will have a modern design and will be environment-friendly, safe and unsinkable.
Wello Oy, based in Finland, has signed a contract with Chinese conglomerate CIMC Offshore Engineering Institute (CIMC OEI) to begin “a joint research phase for defining an optimized Penguin Wave Energy Converter (WEC) design for Chinese waters.” CIMC OEI is located in Yanti, Shandong province, ...
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said wave and tidal energy has taken "major steps forward" despite a £10m prize for innovation never being awarded. The Saltire Prize was launched by Alex Salmond in 2008 to push marine energy towards commercial success. A decade later, two major competitors ...
The US Department of Energy is out with an interesting piece on wave energy that puts a new twist on the “American Energy Dominance” theme. In a recent interview, the folks over at the agency's Water Power Technologies Office teased out a revelation that the waves off the Oregon coast have about ...
The Victoria-based company, AMOG, said on Monday that it had secured the grant through the EU's European Regional Development Fund – to install a scaled-down version of its Wave Energy Converter (WEC) device at the University of Exeter's 'nursery' test site, called FaBTest. The company said that ...
The marine renewables market is rapidly expanding, with the potential of marine energy meeting a significant percentage of the global energy demand. The United States has a substantial wave energy resource, which could deliver up to 15 percent of its annual electricity demand, which would represent a ...

Atmocean has a promising solution for the future of clean, affordable water and environmental sustainability. Among the many alternative energy sources available, Atmocean has settled on wave energy as a tool for converting ocean water into fresh water and opening up new coastal agriculture ...
Wave Energy Scotland (WES), a subsidiary of Highlands and Island Enterprise (HIE), has awarded about US$3.5 million to a magnetic gear project being led by Aberdeenshire, Scotland-based Ecosse Subsea Systems (Ecosse). According to an announcement from HIE, WES is in the final stage of its ...
A wave energy farm planned off Albany's coast has hit a major snag, with the State Government unable to confirm how the energy generated will connect to the power grid. As part of a Labor election commitment, $15.75 million was announced to fund a wave energy project at Sandpatch, able to produce ...
The project has now been selected by Wave Energy Scotland (WES) for the final stage of its Power Take Off (PTO) programme, aimed at supporting wave power innovations. The magnetic gear project is led by ESS in collaboration with Bathwick Electrical Design, Supply Design and Pure Marine Gen.
James Fisher Marine Services announced it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate with Carnegie Clean Energy Limited on deployment of its CETO 6 wave energy technology. James Fisher says it will “help progress geotechnical, mooring and foundation techniques, processes ...
However, it is not Australia's only offshore renewable energy project in development. There are a number of wave energy projects currently underway around the nation's coast. Wave Swell Energy is one wave energy generator that is also using the Bass Strait as its testing grounds. The group is carrying ...
About a mile offshore from Kaneohe Bay on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, a yellow, doughnut-shaped contraption bobs up and down with the motion of the ocean. The hulking device, as wide as a school bus is long, looks a bit like a massive buoy or life raft. In fact, it's a wave energy converter — one ...
It blames wave energy boosters for fast-tracking commercial development and skimping on basic research, leading to failures and falling ...
Wave Swell Energy, a group developing ocean wave energy generation technology, is carrying out commercial validation trials off Tasmania's ...
In 2013, there were about 100 pilot wave energy projects worldwide, experimenting with different methods and tools to capture and convert ...
Think "renewable energy" and the wind and sun come to mind, but someday it may be possible to add ocean energy to that list. The fledgling wave energy industry is getting a boost from the federal government. The Department of Energy is spending up to $40 million to build a wave energy test facility off ...
Waves breaking off Qolla l-Bajda, Gozo. If wave energy technology eventually matures and becomes cost effective, northwest Gozo could be a ...
ASX-listed renewables developer Carnegie Clean Energy has revealed a number of major upgrades to its ground-breaking wave energy ...
All of this leads to mounting costs, and that gets to the nut of the problem: how to design a wave energy device that is both hardy and ...
Pat Cross is an oceanographer with a PhD in meteorology who manages the wave energy testing site off the Marine Corps Base Hawaii.
A Swedish renewable energy company has revealed plans to develop one of the world's first full-scale wave energy parks off the Isles of Scilly.
A Swedish renewable energy company is hoping to establish one of the world's first full scale wave energy parks off the Isles of Scilly as part of ...
The Albany Wave Energy Project will be the first offshore demonstration of Carnegie's CETO 6 technology. The Project will design, manufacture ...
To date, the project has seen the development of a set of breakthrough technology solutions integrated into two wave energy converters, ...
To date, the project has seen the development of a set of breakthrough technology solutions integrated into two wave energy converters, ...
Compared to wind and solar energy, wave energy has remained relatively expensive and hard to capture, but engineers from Sandia National ...
A long-term strategy to create a commercial wave energy device is now needed to ensure it features in the UK's future power mix, a Strathclyde ...
The government's wave energy plan has been hit by a string of failures. Picture: ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP/Getty Images ...
Wave energy could contribute significantly to the UK's future energy mix, but only if the mistakes of the past are not repeated, say Imperial ...
On the other hand, wave energy is a relatively new concept and the sector is expected to witness significant market growth during the forecast ...
Marine Power Systems (MPS) was founded to develop the WaveSub Wave Energy Converter — a second generation device that extracts wave ...
The research was carried out at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)'s grid-connected wave energy test site where Wello Oy's Penguin ...
"The potential is so big that when we talk for example about wave energy, if we take 0.1 per cent of the energy in waves, we could supply the ...
The event marks a major milestone for the UK in the global race to produce wave energy at a market-competitive price. In the last decade MPS ...
Welsh renewables developer Marine Power Systems (MPS) has taken the plunge with its first wave energy device, delivering a prototype ...
Marine Power Systems' (MPS) will demonstrate its quarter-scale WaveSub prototype in a broad range of sea conditions in a bid to prove its ...
According to WA, it awarded Carnegie Clean Energy Ltd. (CCE) a $15.75 million grant for use toward installing a wave energy converter (WEC) ...
Wales will take a major step towards getting power from the waves today when a prototype wave energy device is unveiled in Pembroke Dock.


 

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