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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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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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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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