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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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WaveRoller®’s structural response successfully predicted in DNV GL simulations

March 23, 2015

WaveRoller® the leading wave energy technology has reached another important milestone with the validation by DNV GL of load calculation and structural analysis methods. Simulated results were compared to measurements…

Lloyd’s Register clears WaveRoller™ to be in original condition after rough sea trials

December 8, 2014

The WaveRoller™ Pilot Power Plant, that was recently brought to harbor after campaign in Portugal, has now been thoroughly inspected by experts from Lloyd’s Register. The inspection was carried out…

WaveRoller™ Pilot Power Plant returns to dock after successful evaluation campaign

November 6, 2014

The turn of the season saw the WaveRoller™ Pilot Power Plant return to the ENP shipyard in Peniche, Portugal, as yet another sea campaign was successfully concluded. The device was…

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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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