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Scaling up for 2021: AW-Energy seeking growth capital to deliver its first scheduled commercial wave energy projects with its certified technology

June 8, 2020

Map of the utilisable wave resource of the world Finland, June 09, 2020: AW-Energy Oy (AWE), the Finnish global leading wave energy technology company, is using corporate finance advisory firm…

EU Seal of Excellence

EU approval: Seal of Excellence for AW-Energy Oy and its WaveRoller® wave energy project

June 3, 2020

Finland, June 03, 2020: Finnish company, AW-Energy Oy (AWE), the global leading wave energy technology company and developer of WaveRoller®, has received the EU Seal of Excellence award from Horizon…

LR presents certificate to AWE

Pioneering the green economy: Certification opens pathway to diversify renewable energy mix as WaveRoller is certified by Lloyd’s Register (LR)

January 16, 2020

Andoni Calogiros LR’s Risk Consultant for Technology Qualification services (left), and LR’s Senior Vice President of Innovation and Renewables, Tristan Chapman (second left), present the certification on WaveRoller to Sami…

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VTT, Neste and their partners seek breakthrough in Finnish e-fuel technology

February 8, 2021

Delighted to announce we are part of the consortium with VTT, Neste and partners, to help create breakthrough solutions in e-fuel technology. The commercialisation of electrofuel (e-fuel) production using sustainable…

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AW-Energy Oy selected as a finalist at the BLUEINVEST DAY 2021

January 25, 2021

Screenshot of the BlueInvest day 2020 highlight video AW-Energy Oy is delighted to be selected as a finalist at the BLUEINVEST DAY 2021. This event, organised by the European Commission, brings…

WaveRoller featured in Physics World and Wave & Tidal Energy Network

April 13, 2020

Physics World on overcoming wave energy engineering challenges Water covers about 70% of the planet, and much of it, driven by the Sun, is in constant motion. For at least…

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WaveRoller in operation

The Energy Race Is On: Finding the Next Nemo

May 4, 2020

Jussi Havia and Mikko Nyman of AW-Energy Oy, explain how the industry is racing to find alternatives to oil, gas and other energy-dense hydrocarbons. In an era where human civilisation…

Why Wave Energy Is Here to Stay

March 30, 2020

 You don’t need rose tinted lenses to understand the opportunity for wave energy: it’s the next big transition for the renewable’s energy mix!   Jussi Åkerberg, CTO of AW-Energy, talks…

Matthew Pech

Quantum predictions: Technologies represent the holy grail of today’s industry

January 23, 2020

Quantum predictions: technologies represent the holy grail of today’s industry. So, is the new Industry 4.0 helping create smarter, leaner and more efficient alternative energy solutions? Matthew Pech, Finance and…

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WaveRoller deployment

November 7, 2019

The deployment of the first commercial WaveRoller unit in Portugal as a part of the SURGE2 project. The device installed of the Almagreira beach near Peniche, some 850 meters from…

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WaveRoller sea cable installation

October 30, 2019
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First commercial WaveRoller unit assembled

September 20, 2019

The first 350 kW WaveRoller unit for the SURGE2 project has been successfully assembled in Portugal.

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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. The company employs a highly professional and efficient team that manages a network of over 100 engineers and technical staff.

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