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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…

CHANGE IN TEAM WAVEROLLER MANAGEMENT – AWE ALSO STRENGTHENED WITH NEW RECRUITS

January 30, 2018

The WaveRoller team welcomes a new, yet familiar leader as John Liljelund heads forward from his position as CEO. He hands the title over to former CTO Christopher Ridgewell as…

WAVEROLLER® PARTNERS WITH WÄRTSILÄ IN COMMERCIAL ROLL-OUT ON EPC BASIS

September 12, 2017

The technology group Wärtsilä and Finnish-based AW-Energy announced today that they have signed a global co-operation agreement covering sales and delivery of WaveRoller®, a wave energy technology developed by AW-Energy, on a turn-key basis across the life-cycle.

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Portugal takes a step closer to commercial wave energy

October 31, 2019

Portugal takes a step closer to commercial wave energy using the technical capability of AW-Energy’s WaveRoller® to power up electricity for local homes. The first-of-a-kind commercially-ready offshore wave power generation…

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AW-Energy Substation installed for new Surge2 Ocean Wave Energy in Peniche, Portugal

June 24, 2019

SURGE2 WaveRoller substation New technology includes higher energy output, compact size and simple installation that connects the WaveRoller device to the grid based upon Abengoa design specifications AW-Energy (AWE) has…

AW-ENERGY HOSTS A WORKSHOP FOR VTT EXPERTS ON MEGAROLLER DEVELOPMENT

October 30, 2018

Wave machine at AW-Energy test center   VTT visited AW-Energy’s test facility in Järvenpää, Finland to take part in a workshop aimed to define best ways to utilize the project…

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Ville Kortelainen piloting a drone

Drones reporting for work: It’s another specialist drone flight taking to the skies in Portugal for WaveRoller®.

September 27, 2019

As all the preparatory works are in their final stages of completion, the drone will be used by AW-Energy’s Ville Kortelainen in near shore locations to showcase the WaveRoller’s journey…

Infographic on reducing carbon emissions with wave energy

June 17, 2019

As a stable and a predictable source of energy, incorporating wave energy as a part of the energy mix with a significant portion of renewables will reduce the grid balancing…

INCLUDE, IMAGINE, INSPIRE! – WAVEROLLER AT THE PII POO LEGO EVENT

October 5, 2018

The WaveRoller LEGO model was featured at the tenth Pii Poo LEGO building event held 22.-23.9.2018 at the Helsinki Messukeskus. The 0,5m x 0,5m LEGO model of the WaveRoller was…

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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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SURGE2 WaveRoller substation

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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