MEGAROLLER PROJECT KICKS OFF AT VANTAA, FINLAND

The Horizon2020 funded project had a worthy start as project partners gathered to Kuninkaan Kartano to hear and share plans for the next three years.

The kick-off event took place on a beautiful sunny day on May 17, 2018. AW-Energy’s Product Quality and Certification Manager Tuula Mäki gave an overall presentation on the MegaRoller project.

– We are excited to get started on the innovation work and expect interesting, applicable results, Mäki says.

Representatives of all project partners, Hydroll, ABB Finland, Cruz Atcheson, WavEC, Hydman, SINTEF, VTT, the University of Bergen and the Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, participated in the kick-off and also gave presentations on their areas of responsibility in the MegaRoller project.

 

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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