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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…

WaveRoller secures nearly 15 M€ for projects from the EU and TEKES

September 16, 2014

AW-Energy, the developer of world-leading wave energy technology, WaveRoller®, advances the further commercialization of its technology with the securing of 14.8MEUR in funding provided by the Finnish Funding Agency for…

WaveRoller obtains external performance verification from DNV GL

February 5, 2014

WaveRoller, the breakthrough wave energy device created by the leading wave energy developer, AW-Energy, has received independent performance verification, taking the wave power industry one step closer to commercialization. WaveRoller…

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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…

WaveRoller media coverage in March 2020

March 30, 2020

Wave energy installations grew in Europe in 2019 Our wave energy technology features on the front cover of the latest industry report of key trends and statistics produced annually by…

LR presents certificate to AWE

WaveRoller certification noted in industry magazines

January 17, 2020

Near-shore wave energy device WaveRoller receives certification by Lloyd’s Register (LR). Working to rigorous technical standards in collaboration with LR, AW-Energy committed to follow best practice from corresponding industries. It has…

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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…

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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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WaveRoller panel and PTO
WaveRoller farm
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WaveRoller in operation
PTO hull work
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WaveRoller single unit
WaveRoller panel lifted from ship
Järvenpää test facility
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SURGE2 WaveRoller substation
WaveRoller deployment

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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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