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AW-ENERGY BREAKS GROUND IN SURGE2 – SOURCING FOR WAVEROLLER PRODUCTION ROLL-OUT

March 22, 2018

A new substation for SURGE2 is being built at the WaveRoller site in Peniche, Portugal. AWE calls for suppliers for WaveRoller production roll-out phase. The company aims to support local…

CHANGE IN TEAM WAVEROLLER MANAGEMENT – AWE ALSO STRENGTHENED WITH NEW RECRUITS

January 30, 2018

The WaveRoller team welcomes a new, yet familiar leader as John Liljelund heads forward from his position as CEO. He hands the title over to former CTO Christopher Ridgewell as…

WAVEROLLER® PARTNERS WITH WÄRTSILÄ IN COMMERCIAL ROLL-OUT ON EPC BASIS

September 12, 2017

The technology group Wärtsilä and Finnish-based AW-Energy announced today that they have signed a global co-operation agreement covering sales and delivery of WaveRoller®, a wave energy technology developed by AW-Energy, on a turn-key basis across the life-cycle.

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PTO PASSED ONE YEAR’S ROUGH WEATHER MILESTONE

June 21, 2017

The WaveRoller’s Power Take-Off unit passed an important milestone as it has now endured a years’ worth of stormy weather.  The WaveRoller device has gone through extensive and comprehensive testing…

CEO JOHN LILJELUND PRESENTS SECOND PRIZE OF ENVIRONMENTAL VIDEOCLIP CONTEST AT EMBASSY OF MEXICO

May 18, 2017

The Embassy of Mexico organized Mexico and Finland Together for the Environment Videoclip Contest in which Middle School students presented proposals on how both countries could work side-by-side in favor of…

Wärtsilä provides its marine technology expertise to new wave energy project

May 16, 2017

Wärtsilä will support the development of the latest WaveRoller wave energy convertor, designed by Finnish company AW-Energy, with a series of sub-assemblies for a prototype.  The patented WaveRoller is a…

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WaveRoller Animation Demonstrates Operation Principles

July 5, 2017

Our latest video demonstrates the key principles of the WaveRoller’s functions.

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AW-Energy NewsReel NOV 2016

November 16, 2016

AW-Energy and WaveRoller in EIB’s “40 years in Portgual” Anniversary Video

October 4, 2016

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AW-Energy

AW-Energy is a pioneer in the green economy and is the global leader in wave energy technology. Its flagship product, WaveRoller®, is a submerged wave energy converter based on a hinged panel that is attached to the sea bed in the near shore area. It generates electricity from the movement of the waves (surge phenomenon) and is connected to the electric grid onshore. The company is based in Finland, and operates in multiple continents cooperating with strong industrial partners including e.g. Lloyd's Register, Wärtsilä, Naval Group and DNV-GL. The company employs a highly professional and efficient team that manages a network of over 100 engineers and technical staff.

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