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WaveRoller buoyed by Funding Surge – AW-Energy Ltd. closes 9M$ Financing Round

September 3, 2012

Wave energy developer AW-Energy has announced a successful financing round which brought in commitments of over 9 million USD. The funding breakthrough came close on the heels of the successful…

Calm seas carried the WaveRoller: Successful installation started the commissioning period

August 27, 2012

The array of three WaveRoller units has been successfully deployed on 11th of August near Peniche in Portugal. The units were towed to the site in perfect weather conditions and attached…

Promising test results for WaveRoller – power output exceeds expectations

April 14, 2011

The Power Take Off system (PTO) of the first 3×100 kW WaveRoller power plant got high scores in its final bench test as output capacity proved to be far higher…

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AW-ENERGY HOSTS A WORKSHOP FOR VTT EXPERTS ON MEGAROLLER DEVELOPMENT

October 30, 2018

Wave machine at AW-Energy test center   VTT visited AW-Energy’s test facility in Järvenpää, Finland to take part in a workshop aimed to define best ways to utilize the project…

AW-ENERGY AND ENEL GREEN POWER EXPLORE WAVEROLLER OPPORTUNITIES

October 2, 2018

AW-Energy Site Manager Hugo Alves, CTO Jussi Åkerberg, Enel Innovative Business Opportunity Manager Antonella Colucci and AW-Energy Business Development Manager Mikko Nyman at the WaveRoller site in Peniche, Portugal.  …

AWE’s TUULA MÄKI TAKES THE FLOOR AT ICOE 2018

June 28, 2018

AWE’s Product Quality and Certification Manager Tuula Mäki was invited to speak at this year’s International Conference of Ocean Energy, ICOE, held at Cherbourg, France 12-14 June. She gave a…

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INCLUDE, IMAGINE, INSPIRE! – WAVEROLLER AT THE PII POO LEGO EVENT

October 5, 2018

The WaveRoller LEGO model was featured at the tenth Pii Poo LEGO building event held 22.-23.9.2018 at the Helsinki Messukeskus. The 0,5m x 0,5m LEGO model of the WaveRoller was…

MEANINGFUL LEARNING – A WAVEROLLER INTERNSHIP

June 25, 2018

Internships are an integral part of today’s learning paths and can at best provide a useful glance in the business of one’s chosen field, yield applicable learnings and even secure…

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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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Christopher Ridgewell, CEO
WaveRoller panel and PTO
WaveRoller farm
PTO hull work
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Järvenpää test facility
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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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