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Wave energy gets boost to pioneer green economy with EU patent approval

September 27, 2021

AW-Energy Oy, the world-leading Finnish wave energy technology developer, has taken another major step towards commercialising its WaveRoller® device. Today it announced the approval of the Patent Application in the…

AW-Energy Oy announces wave energy strategy for Green Hydrogen market entry

February 11, 2021

Image used with license from Shutterstock.com   Expansion of wave energy technology and new partnership arrangements are accelerating clean energy hydrogen solutions for the EU. Finland, February 11, 2021: AW-Energy…

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Winning project secures funding: AW-Energy’s technical expertise is at the forefront in an industry initiative to unlock future multi-GW WaveFarms

November 10, 2020

An artists impression of the future WaveRoller WaveFarm Finland, November 10, 2020: In one of the world’s latest wave energy initiatives, experts from AW-Energy Oy (AWE) – the Finnish pioneer…

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Simulating the Seas – Final Test Sequence Launched

April 2, 2011

The ringing in of 2011 saw the deployment of the Power Take Off system (PTO) of the first 300 kW WaveRoller power plant entering its final bench-test phase. The PTO…

Pilot WaveRoller Power Plant Operational by Mid-2012

October 12, 2010

The first of three machine room blocks of the initial 3×100 kW Waveroller power plant is starting to take shape – and well on schedule. The casting of the shafts…

AW-Energy Signs $4.4M Contract for EU Wave Energy Project

October 2, 2009

AW-Energy, of Helsinki, Finland, has signed a $4.4M (3 million euros) contract with the European Union to demonstrate its WaveRoller technology. The contract between AW-Energy and the EU is the…

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Making WaveRoller bankable

October 19, 2021

Wave energy has an important role to play in the green energy mix, especially in tandem with wind and solar installations. Christopher Ridgewell, CEO of AW-Energy, tells us more. The…

The challenges and opportunities of Europe’s sustainable finance taxonomy

March 25, 2021

Matthew Pech, Finance and Control Director of AW-Energy Oy, explains how the EU’s proposed sustainability legislation poses hydrogen manufacturers a problem – if grid electricity is used in production, it…

New talent to support hydrogen development

March 19, 2021

Patrik Pykälä-Aho, an upcoming graduate, is one of the latest new faces to join AW-Energy Oy in Finland. He is working with us on our in-house megawatt scale test facility,…

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WaveRoller presented in Bloomberg Quick Take

April 8, 2021

Bloomberg present AW-Energy and the WaveRoller in their The Spark episode titled Wave Power Could Be the Next Big Thing in Renewable Energy. In the video Bloomberg present how, searching for…

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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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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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