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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…

WaveRoller ready for deployment

AW-Energy Oy secures new European patents strengthening and extending the protection of its market-leading WaveRoller

December 17, 2019

The latest European patents granted by the European Patent Office, protects the use of WaveRoller in wave energy applications until 2034 Patents bolsters the company’s patent portfolio for WaveRoller, which…

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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Promising results from first grid-connected WaveRoller units – Initial outcomes surpass expectations

November 15, 2012

Cumulative electricity produced by WaveRoller units for the local power grid in Peniche, Portugal, exceeded predictions – even in low sea states. The research team are now looking forward to…

GL Garrad Hassan and WaveRoller team jointly publish a research paper on wave energy converter (WEC) design tool

October 17, 2012

Last week we attended International Conference on Ocean Energy in Dublin, Ireland. The event hosted a great number of most prominent companies, universities, NGOs, government representatives and other stakeholders involved…

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…

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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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