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AWE TO CONTINUE COLLABORATION WITH QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY BELFAST UNDER MaRINET2

May 9, 2018

AW-Energy has secured additional funding from the MaRINET2 program to continue tank tests with a second collaboration project with Queen’s University Belfast.   The 6-month project spans from April to…

AWE SECURES MEGAROLLER EU RESEARCH & INNOVATION FUNDING – RESULTS TO BOOST WAVE ENERGY BANKABILITY

April 24, 2018

  The 3-year MegaRoller project concentrates on developing a Power Take-Off unit for a 1MW device. The collaboration project includes ten partners consisting of companies and research institutes. Received funding…

AWE AND QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY BELFAST FINISH WAVEROLLER TANK TESTS

April 17, 2018

Increased understanding of loads endured by the WaveRoller solution finds scope for optimization.    AW-Energy and Queens University Belfast joined forces in 2017 on a half-a-year collaboration to develop the…

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Hempel agrees partnership with AW-Energy

January 12, 2012

Hempel has been chosen by AW-Energy to supply coatings for a revolutionary wave energy pilot project taking place in Peniche, Portugal. The first 3×100 kW WaveRoller pilot power plant will…

Favorable winds for Pilot Power Plant – First WaveRoller soon to leave the assembly line

October 10, 2011

Final testing and assembly of the first 3 x 100 kW WaveRoller power plant are underway at a subcontractor site in Kotka, Finland. After “wave breaking” test results from the…

Simulating the Seas – Final Test Sequence Launched

April 2, 2011

The ringing in of 2011 saw the deployment of the Power Take Off system (PTO) of the first 300 kW WaveRoller power plant entering its final bench-test phase. The PTO…

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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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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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