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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…

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…

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EIB to bank WaveRoller commercialisation project

July 6, 2016

EU support for development of commercial wave energy technology in Europe. InnovFin: First EIB financing under the InnovFin Energy Demonstration Project programme to support the development of commercial WaveRoller® wave…

EU-Commissioner impressed by WaveRoller Test Centre

May 21, 2016

On his way back to Brussels from the European Maritime Days in Turku yesterday, the EU-Commissioner for maritime affairs, Mr Karmenu Vella made a visit to WaveRoller Test Centre in…

WaveRoller PTO passes 6 months inspection with flying colours

March 30, 2016

After 6 months of successful operation with impressive results, the wave machine at the WaveRoller Test Centre in Järvenpää was shut down in mid-February for the first scheduled inspection. The…

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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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