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

June 24, 2019

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 now completed the…

AWE TO CONTINUE COLLABORATION WITH QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY BELFAST UNDER MaRINET2

May 9, 2018

AW-Energy has secured additional funding from the MaRINET2 program to continue tank tests with a second collaboration project with Queen’s University Belfast.   The 6-month project spans from April to…

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…

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WaveRoller represents Finnish cleantech sector in Japan

September 4, 2012

AW-Energy CEO, John Liljelund, was invited to join a delegation of Finnish business leaders travelling to Japan together with Prime Minister of Finland, Jyrki Katainen. The business delegation led by…

WaveRoller buoyed by Funding Surge – AW-Energy Ltd. closes 9M$ Financing Round

September 3, 2012

Wave energy developer AW-Energy has announced a successful financing round which brought in commitments of over 9 million USD. The funding breakthrough came close on the heels of the successful…

Calm seas carried the WaveRoller: Successful installation started the commissioning period

August 27, 2012

The array of three WaveRoller units has been successfully deployed on 11th of August near Peniche in Portugal. The units were towed to the site in perfect weather conditions and attached…

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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…

MEANINGFUL LEARNING – A WAVEROLLER INTERNSHIP

June 25, 2018

Internships are an integral part of today’s learning paths and can at best provide a useful glance in the business of one’s chosen field, yield applicable learnings and even secure…

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WaveRoller Animation Demonstrates Operation Principles

July 5, 2017

Our latest video demonstrates the key principles of the WaveRoller’s functions.

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AW-Energy NewsReel NOV 2016

November 16, 2016

AW-Energy and WaveRoller in EIB’s “40 years in Portgual” Anniversary Video

October 4, 2016

AW-Energy’s WaveRoller project in Portugal was presented in the European Investment Bank’s video “Portugal, 40 years later” covering EIB’s actions in Portugal during the last 40 years. The part with…

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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 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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